X-News Week #83 (May 20th-26th, 2019)


  • Combo Breaker took place this last weekend with a final between JigglyNorris FeiLong and Munn3y Claw. Free Play arcade added $500 to the pot bonus. [Brackets | Pools – Day 1 stream (minute 22:05) | Pools – Day 2 stream (minute 1:15:00) | Top 24 stream (minute 8:04:05) | Top 8 stream (minute 6:26:54)]
  • Tournament in Mexico coming up this weekend with Ultracombo as guest. June 1-2. [Stream channel]
  • Latest argentina tournament as part of their regular league with a final between XonX Dhalsim and Nostrax Claw. [Bracket | Part 1 | Part 2]
  • An old EVO match (2006) rescued by Ryan Hart between himself and David Sirlin. [Video]
  • Dbostick Super Turbo Dojo online sessions archived on Youtube. [Video]


  • FT5 at Space Shuttle arcade in Nagoya (Chubu). Shinonii Old Sagat (visiting from Tokyo) vs Futachan Ryu. [Video]
  • FTX at Game Newton in Tokyo (Kando) between VIPER Hawk and tomo Ryu. [Video]
  • Shogatsu was in charge of the secondary cabinet of recent Kakerugo tournament in Japan (5vs5) and now he posted all the many hours of the offstream matches. Annotations both in the video description and on screen. [Pools A&B | Pools C&D | Losers A | Losers B | Losers C | Losers D | Pre-event Offstream]
  • Game Spot Versus weekly team tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format. Nakamu Honda and Kotaka Shoten Guile as team captains. Annotations in the video description. [Video | source: GSV youtube channel]
  • North vs South weekly team tournament #130 from the HL-SEGA arcade in Osaka (Kansai).Hosted by Ando. With Komoda Blanka as guest player who faces Otochun ChunLi in the final decisive match. Annotations on screen in Japanese only. [Part 1 | Part 2]
  • Game Spot Versus special weekend tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). Special format: Each player gets to disconnect one of the six buttons (not sure how they decide which one). Annotations in the video description. [Video | source: GSV twitch channel – live stream every Saturday night (Japan time)]
  • Game Newton Ooyama special team tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format. 2 laps. Annotations in the video description. [Video | source: Ooyama nico channel]
  • Weekly online session called Gian Recital. [Video]
  • Someone named okumon has a new twitter account where he is posting a lot of videos of matches between Osaka players like Otochun, Murasaki, Komoda and Kusumondo. [Link]


  • LaDOSEnet posted their #704 monthly ranking battle in Lyon. The top 3 was between Max31 Cammy, Isimorn Claw and Zarghatt. Annotations in the video description. [Bracket | Top 6 video | extra: winner’s final]
  • During LADOSEnet ranking battle it was announced that next XSB tournament will have eltrouble Dhalsim and KillerMiller Honda as US guests for the tournament. [Link]
  • Second part of the re-stream of the last Kakerugo tournament in Japan and commentated in French by Er Commander. This time he will commentate the final stage of the tournament. [Video]
  • Offline session at Marselle (France). East vs West format (3 laps) with Myco Boxer and Marcade Honda as team captains. [Lap 1 | Lap 2 | Lap 3 | Myco Kumite]
  • The guys from Nantes (France) posted an FT10 between Gwenroc and Our. [Video]


  • Super Turbo Normal of the Week with Cammy’s jumping light kick. [Article | Previous publications]
  • Mongorobocop’s ST podcast episode 6 dedicated to T. Hawk. [Link]
  • Video talking about how CPS2 encryption system works and how it beat the bootleg creators for so many years. [Video]
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