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The MixUp Joins as the Final TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III Qualifier

We are happy to announce another European TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III Qualifier: The MixUp!

The MixUp will be taking place September 8-9 in Lyon, FRANCE. It brings the total number of European qualifiers to five!

TheMixUp is an esport fighting game tournament, part of CPT rankings, TWT Master, Road to Revo, and there will also be a major DBFZ tournament.

Organized by LaDOSE and Gamespirit, this is becoming the new French main major event of the year.

TheMixUp is also featured in the manga « Versus Fighting ».

For more information about The MixUp, visit their website: https://themixup.eu/en

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La Qualification, Road To ToL Qualifier Results

This weekend, the first French ToL III Qualifier took place in Lyon, FRANCE, however the finals came down to two Italian players, Biollo and Spinalblood, with Biollo taking the victory and qualifying for TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III!

Video: TwitchTV
Brackets: Challonge

1. Biollo (Dhalsim)
2. Spinalblood (Sagat)
3. Bansheebot (Blanka)
4. Xinfu (Chun-Li)
5. Kouni (Ryu)
5. Zarghatt (Chun-Li)
7. Kazel (Dee Jay)
7. ISIMORN (Claw)

Also, please check out the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III fundraiser at https://www.gofundme.com/legends3 to help support ST Revival with tournament expenses and pick up some awesome Super Turbo related goodies in the process. If you can’t swing a full donation for one of the prizes, a small donation of even a couple of dollars is still greatly appreciated! The next Japanese invite will be unlocked at $1950!

TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III poster

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2 Old 2 Furious ToL III Qualifier Date is Set for July 28th!

Mark the date: July 28th, 2018! That’s the date for the 2 Old 2 Furious TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III Qualifier. It will be taking place at Next Level Arcade and will be streamed by none other than Team Sp00ky at https://www.twitch.tv/teamsp00ky.

Also, please check out the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III fundraiser at https://www.gofundme.com/legends3 to help support ST Revival with tournament expenses and pick up some awesome Super Turbo related goodies in the process. If you can’t swing a full donation for one of the prizes, a small donation of even a couple of dollars is still greatly appreciated! The next Japanese invite will be unlocked at $1950!

TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III poster

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X-News Week #37 (July 2nd-8th, 2018)

North America

  • Chris Delp, one of the masterminds behind the “Free Play Arcade” Super Turbo tournaments is organizing a big ST tournament for July 28-29. There will be cabinets, stream, sponsor and a $600 guaranteed price pool, so it has everything you could wish for. Registration is only $5.
  • EVO will be taking place in a few weeks and the registration is now open. Pre-registration is only $10. Onsite registration will be $40. Remember that this will also be a Tournament of Legends III qualifier. There is also an article on Shoryuken giving more details about the ST event.
  • To warm up for EVO the NorCal guys are organizing an ST tournament in Belmont on Saturday 14. Pre-registration

Japan

Europe

  • One of the four European qualifiers for Tournament of Legends III will happen this Saturday 14 at Gamespirit in Lyon. The tournament, named ‘La Qualification – Road to TOL3’ will be streamed on LaDOSE channel. Registration link
  • The guys at LaDOSE created a long video that explains the details about the Tournament of Legends III, its history, the European qualifiers and the details about the finals in Canada. The video is in French.
  • The results from tournament in Paris of last Saturday have been posted, with a final between Bazoukha (aka Kalel) Boxer and Toukak Dhalsim. The videos of the finals are also up on youtube. Videos | Bracket
  • The VSFighting tournament organizers have confirmed they will be streaming the tournament at 3WayTV twitch channel. This will be the third European qualifier for Tournament of Legends III and it’s just two weeks away.
  • The organizers of the big European tournament “X Street Battle” have created a registration link for those who want to register early. As a teaser, they are not making it public yet but challenging those with a few Google skills to find it.

Others

  • Something we forgot from the previous weeks. Fighter101 posted an extensive interview of the top player Krost, one of the best shotos in America who was initially known for his Old Ken and then eventually switched to New Ken.

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TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III

Registration for the EVO Super Turbo ToL III Qualifier is live!

This event is a qualifier for TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III (taking place at Canada Cup from October 26-28). Top 8 of the event will be streamed on the official EVO side stage!

REGISTRATION: https://smash.gg/tournament/evo-2018-super-turbo-tol-qualifier

Schedule (All times are PDT):
– Main tournament begins 2PM on Friday, August 3rd.
– Top 8 finals will be played on the official EVO side stage from 1:00pm to 2:30pm on Saturday, August 4th.

Registration:
– Pre-registration is available, but the entry fees will be collected on-site. CASH-ONLY!
– The pre-registration price is $10. But the onsite price is $40 ($10 to prize pool and $30 to the TOL expense fund). So please pre-register now!
– Players must complete their registration by checking into the event with the tournament organizer by 12:15pm.
– The tournament will take place in the BYOC room. More information coming soon.

Equipment:
– UD-CPS2 Superguns with CRT monitors

Stream:
– Pools: AtariFGC https://www.twitch.tv/AtariFGC
– Top 8: Evo Stream

Rules:
– Akuma and O.Gief glitch banned
– If players disagree on a stage, they can flip for it. Winner gets to repick the stage only ONCE.
– Double elimination.
– All matches are 3/5 games.

Cost:
– $10 game entry via pre-registration on this page (participants must also register for player badges at EVO to have access to the BYOC (bring your own console) area.
– $40 onsite, with $10 going to the prize pool and $30 going to the TOL expense fund. So please, pre-register now!

Prize
– As a TOL qualifier, this will be winner-takes all.
– ** In the event the winner cannot attend TOL, the the next-placed player will qualify. **

For more information about TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III, visit the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III page.

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X-News Week #36 (June 25th-July 1st, 2018)

North America

  • CEO had an amazing turnout with more than 90 players registered coming from many countries. There were many hype moments in the top 8 and a memorable final with an intensity similar to the epic ToL2 final. Nakano Sagat and Foosuke put up a good show as well and they made it to top 8. They posted streams on youtube of the training sessions with Nuki before the tournament as well as some long debates in their hotel rooms afterwards, which you will only understand if you speak Japanese. The other finalist, Damdai, has also some sessions in his stream channel of the training he was doing the days before the tournament. Don’t miss the fun entrances of the top 8 to the stage. Pools stream | Top 24 stream (minute 4:58:30) | Top 8 stream (grand final @ 1:42:30) | Bracket
  • Monday Night Fightcade had H-Zero Old Sagat as the fourth person to earn a spot in the final top 8 that will take place in a few weeks to decide the online Tournament of Legends III qualifier. Bracket | Video. Because of CEO, MNF is taking a break for a week and will continue the qualifiers next Monday.
  • Canada Cup registration is open for all those who are also going to Tournament of Legends III. The STRevival organization is also working on the potential Japanese invites but the help from the community in the fundraiser is necessary for making it happen.
  • WNF @ e-sports Arena in LA had their first off season edition, the 2.9 one (Stream | Bracket). The grand final was between Mr Igloo Boxer and Dbostick Honda.

Japan

  • Gamespot Versus weekly team tournament (Kanto). With the visit of Toukak Dhalsim from France. Kotaka Shoten Guile and Kawamata Ryu were the team captains who decided the team victory in the last match. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • Gamespot Versus special tournament (Kanto) with an east vs west format where every player gets 2 chances. The special rule is that if a player ends any round with a shoryuken then he gets an early victory. You can see many players taking advantage of that rule, specially Yakitori Old Hawk.
  • Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament (Kanto) with a crazy performance from Yuuvega and his secondary character Deejay. This week’s final is between him and Kawasim Dhalsim.
  • An early publication of the most recent Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. The final is between Seo Dictator and Kawasim Deejay.
  • North vs South tournament from the HL-SEGA arcade (Kansai). With the classic Shogatsu Old Honda vs Kusumondo Honda in the final match.

Europe

Others

  • BigBoysToys announced the upcoming release of Claw, the 10th character in the collection. Although pre-orders can be placed at retailers, you get free shipping if you do it from their official site (available in a couple of weeks).
  • Capcom released the patch they promised that would fix so many problems of the 30th. However, the final result of the update is pretty dissapointing.

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TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III

Nuki wins the CEO ST Tournament in an Epic Finals over Damdai

Congratulations to Nuki for winning the CEO TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III Qualifier by defeating Damdai in an epic grand finals.

Video: TwitchTV
Brackets: smash.gg

1. Nuki (Chun-Li)
2. damdai (O. Ryu)
3. AfroLegends (Dee Jay)
4. Nakano (Chun-Li / O. Sagat)
5. TOMO (Ryu)
5. TechnicalMonkey (Chun-Li)
7. JoshC (Claw / Boxer)
7. FOOsuke (Ken / Dee Jay)

Also, please check out the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III fundraiser at https://www.gofundme.com/legends3 to help support ST Revival with tournament expenses and pick up some awesome Super Turbo related goodies in the process. If you can’t swing a full donation for one of the prizes, a small donation of even a couple of dollars is still greatly appreciated! The next Japanese invite will be unlocked at $1950!

TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III poster

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TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III

Justin Wong Wins the Northwest Majors ToL III Qualifier

Congratulations to Justin Wong for winning the Northwest Majors TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III Qualifier by defeating Axel Kelly in the grand finals.

Video: TwitchTV
Brackets: smash.gg

1. Justin Wong (O. Sagat)
2. Axel Kelly (Largemann) (Guile / Boxer)
3. x64 (Honda)
4. Ken Masterbator
5. AggroCrag
5. Senorhowardo
7. Slinkun
7. A4Tez

Also, please check out the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III fundraiser at https://www.gofundme.com/legends3 to help support ST Revival with tournament expenses and pick up some awesome Super Turbo related goodies in the process. If you can’t swing a full donation for one of the prizes, a small donation of even a couple of dollars is still greatly appreciated! The next Japanese invite will be unlocked at $1950!

TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III poster

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X-News Week #35 (June 18th-24th, 2018)

North America

  • Justin Wong (JWong) is the 9th Tournament of Legends III qualifier after winning the Northwest Majors Super Turbo event. Stream (starts at 7:42:40) | Bracket
  • CEO is the next major having a ToL3 qualifier this weekend. The streaming schedule is: Pools (Saturday @10am-4pm on twitch.tv/datafgc), top 24 to top 8 (Saturday @ 4pm-6pm on twitch.tv/teamsp00ky), top 8 (Sunday @10am-11.30am on twitch.tv/ceogaming). All times are EDT time. Some of the top players attending are: Afro Legends, damdai, Snake Eyez, TS Sabin, JoshC, Atari, SilentScope, TechMonkey; from Japan: Foosuke, Nuki, Nakano Sagat and tomo. Bracket
  • Monday Night Fightcade had superrv Boxer as the third person to earn a spot in the final top 8 that will take place in a few weeks to decide the online Tournament of Legends III qualifier. Bracket | Video. The fourth person to win the a spot in the top 8 is taking place on their stream at the time of this publication but we will report it next week.
  • Pre-registration for Summer Jam is already up (also a Tournament of Legends III qualifier). The tournament will take place on September 1 in Philadelphia, PA.
  • WNF @ e-sports Arena in LA had their 2.8 edition (Stream top 4 starting at 2:57:00 | Bracket). The grand final was between Alex Valle Ryu and Tomo Ryu.

Japan

  • Gamespot Versus weekly team tournament (Kanto). Abebin Honda and Yuuvega Dictator were the team captains. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • Game Newton Ooyama team tournament (Kanto), East vs West format with two laps. A great chance to see Kurahashi Guile for those who miss him.
  • Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between Tomoza Dictator and Hatenko Ryu.
  • Gamespot Versus run a Makiri Ken Kumite who might or might not be the American Ken player living in Japan (video).
  • A long set coming from GameSpot Versus (Kanto): Yuuvega Dictator vs Kusa ChunLi (video). The set was played in 2016 and it has been published now for the first time.
  • North vs South tournament from the HL-SEGA arcade (Kansai). A great chance to see Nakano Sagat playing various characters. Nakano Sagat is one of the Japanese OGs who will be attending CEO in Florida this weekend.
  • Playland F1R 2on2 tournament (Tohoku). From the remote arcade in the very far north of Japan.

Europe

  • The 2X Spanish community run their monthly tournament with a final between christianko Claw and only88 DJ. Video (top 4) | Brackets

Others

  • James Chen streamed an ST master class for more than 4 hours where he goes through the basics of the game and some extensive character information such as Ryu, Honda and ChunLi.

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X-News Week #34 (June 11th-17th, 2018)

North America

  • AfroLegends is the 8th Tournament of Legends III qualifier after winning the Super Arcade tournament of last weekend against Tomo in the finals. Mike Watson is commentating for most of the tournament. Stream | Bracket
  • Don’s Arcade will run another SoCal Tournament of Legends III qualifier on July 21st. More info
  • Monday Night Fightcade had yito2k Dhalsim from Mexico as the second person to earn a spot in the final top 8 that will take place in a few weeks to decide the Tournament of Legends III qualifier. Bracket | Video. The third person to win the a spot in the top 8 took place on their stream last night but we will publish it on next week’s report.
  • Northwest Majors in WA will take place this weekend and is a Tournament of Legends III qualifier. Top 8 will be streamed at 9.30pm on Saturday although the channel hasn’t been confirmed yet. Player list and registration
  • Remember to check out the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III fundraiser to help support ST Revival. The next Japanese invite will be unlocked at $1950.
  • With some of the old Japanese legends attending the upcoming CEO event (also a Tournament of Legends III qualifier) we wrote a detailed article to review who the legends from the 90s in SF2 were. Check it out if you want to know who was the first SF2 champion, the first ST champion, etc. Speaking of CEO, some people have also announced they will run a Salty Suite with ST as one of the games.
  • WNF @ e-sports Arena in LA had their 2.7 edition (Stream @3:37:45 | Bracket) and the 2.6 (Stream @1:07:55 | Bracket) we missed to report last week (both played in 30th Anniversary). In both cases the grand final was between Mr Igloo Boxer and Tomo Ryu.
  • Dbostick run another edition of King of the Dojo (KotD) tournament in a round robin format. Video | Bracket
  • The Lost Ark arcade in NC run another Super Turbo Sessions of casuals on the weekend. Damdai and Rekkaken were some of the guests attending the event. Both of them also run some more casuals on 30th Anniversary on Damdai’s channel.

Japan

  • Gamespot Versus weekly team tournament (Kanto) with a lot of old character action which is not very common in Japan, Old Fei, Old Honda, Old Ryu, Old Boxer, etc. Nakamu Blanka and Yuuvega Dictator were the team captains. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • X-Count is a project lead by Kusumondo that publishes FT10 series from the Osaka arcades. Now he has joined forces with AFO to do some special events from the arcade in the Fukaya area (where AFO is from). Fukaya is in the Kanto area (where Tokyo is located) but it’s actually 2 hours north by train from Tokyo. There is a trailer of the upcoming special event.
  • Gamespot Versus special tournament (Kanto). An amazing 2vs2 team tournament with top players using their alt characters like Yakitori New Hawk, PECO New Ken and Shiki Dhalsim among others and with crazy performances. There were also guest players from the Singapore scene: MRK Honda and Colonel Guile.
  • Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between AFO with his unusual Old Zangief and Seo with his secondary Dictator.
  • A long set coming from GameSpot Versus (Kanto): Suzuki Zangief vs Bunchin FeiLong (video).
  • North vs South tournament from the HL-SEGA arcade (Kansai). Shogatsu Old Honda and Murasaki Dictator are defending their teams in the final.
  • Playland F1R 2on2 tournament (Tohoku). From the remote arcade in the very far north of Japan.

Europe

  • The tournament from last week in the UK, Fist of the Notts Star 2, has all the videos now on youtube with a final between Golcarjack Guile and Zero1 Boxer. You can even see some behind the scenes in this other video.
  • DonYann is organizing another ST meet up in Paris as a training session for the french qualifier of Tournament of Legends III. It will be on July 7 at Extra Life Café.

Others

  • Bob Sagat can’t stop creating a new thing each week. He recently posted a trailer of what will be a new combo video that he has been working on. His creations are definitely the best out there.
  • As we mentioned before here is the article about the old school players in Japan during the 90s.

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