X-News Week #87 (June 17th-23rd)


  • 9th meet up organized in NYC featuring TechMonkeyMegamanXGreenTeaZoolanderDominican2X, and EtotheNG. [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3]
  • ST tournament at CEO is finally happening this Saturday with 44 players registered. [Info | Stream channel]
  • ST tournament in two weeks at Columbus, OH. 2vs2 Waseda format. [Info and registration | Stream channel]


  • FT5 at Space Shuttle arcade in Nagoya (Chubu). Superstar Boxer vs The Arch Villain Dictator (visiting from Chicago). [Video]
  • FTX at Game Newton in Tokyo (Kanto) between MAO Claw (visiting from Nagoya) and Tsumura Hawk. [Video]
  • Game Spot Versus weekly team tournament #490 in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format. Kawamata Ryu and Cross Feilong as team captains. Timestamps in the video description. [Video | source: GSV youtube channel]
  • North vs South weekly team tournament #133 from the HL-SEGA arcade in Osaka (Kansai). East vs West format, 2 laps. KKY Dhalsim and Haijin Ryu (visiting from Tokyo) faced off against each other in the decisive match. Player name translations in the video description. [Part 1Part 2]
  • Game Spot Versus special weekend tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format using the 16 characters on each side. Timestamps 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). Team tournament with the presence of some old school players, like Hakase Dhalsim, Opemai Claw (visiting from Nagoya) and Tontanki Zangief (aka Atomic Boy). Timestamps in the video description. [Video | source: Ooyama nico channel]
  • Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between Kawasim Dhalsim and Haku Cammy. Timestamps in the video description. [Video | source: Daytona twitch channel – live stream on Friday nights (Japan time)]
  • 2vs2 team tournament at Ko-hatsu arcade (Kansai). Live comments in Japanese. Unfortunately, no brackets nor annotations available. [Video | source: Kohatsu twitch channel]
  • Weekly online tournament #11 hosted by Gian, called Gian Recital, played on 30th anniversary. Final between Kenta-kobe Honda and Gian Dhalsim [Part 1 | Part 2]


  • Reflect tournament video has been posted. Final between TwiF Claw and DonYann Ken. Timestamps in the video description. [Video]
  • The video of the last online ranking battle in Spain is now available. Top 3 between RickyTTT Old Sagat, Pof Boxer and Yonpol Honda. [Video]
  • Online FT10 between Nantes (France) players elnino Dictator and Our_ Zangief. [Video]
  • The next ranking battle in Lyon organized by LaDose is taking place this Sunday. [Full calendar | Stream channel]
  • ST event at Birmingham (UK) happening next month on July 20-21. Main tournament on Saturday and East vs West team tournament on Sunday [Details | Stream channel]


  • Weekly sessions from the arcade in Singapore. Timestamps in the video description. [Video]


  • Super Turbo Normal of the Week with Claw’s standing round house as part of the Roundhouse Month. [Article | Previous publications]
  • Moocus posted yet another Hawk demo video. [Video]
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