Sunday, July 27, 2014

HK Esports Tournament USFIV results; featuring Daigo Umehara, Humanbomb, Dakou, and more!

Capcom Pro Tour - Ultra Street Fighter IV competition in Hong Kong Esports Tournament, held on Jul 27, 2014. Team Mad Catz Daigo Umehara also had 20-man kumite exhibition match before the tournament, he also going to the Ani-Com & Games 2014 event in Hong Kong.

Tournamnet stream and Daigo exhibition matches can be found from HKeSport channel. Full tournament brackets can be found at this link.

Result below:

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Strongest Pro Gamer Playoff in Regza - 4th Round; ft. Daigo & Sako in USFIV

Ultra Street Fighter IV special promotion video introducing USFIV Edition Select that will release for Japanese console on Aug 7, 2014. They invited pro gamers Daigo Umehara and Sakonoko to demo the game together with Ayano and Nuki. The series of the promotion video also introduces all new features in the update, 3rd and 4th rounds will be a team battle between Daigo, Kazunoko, Itazan team vs. Sako, Mago, Bonchan team.

Check out the full video below:

Friday, July 25, 2014

Topanga Ranking Battle (Updated) - Tokido, Daigo, Mago, Momochi, Nemo, Fuudo, and more!

Topanga Ranking Battle is a part of Taito's Ultra Street Fighter IV Grade B Tournament that was announced in April 2014. This tournament divided in to Tokyo, Osako, and Fukuoka, the top 2 players of each region will be qualified for the Taito's Grade B Tournament that will be held in October 2014. Refer this page for the tournament chart, there's another two qualifiers for the Grade B Tournament.

The Topanga Ranking Battle started on 1st of June and will end in August 2014. The 1st round in Tokyo and Fukuoka are already finished in the first day, and Osaka will start on 15th of June. We've seen some top players shown up in the end especially the Tokyo region, here's summary so far:

Players with 6 wins:

Players with 5 wins:
Sekiganryu, Noriyasu

Players with 4 wins:
Nemo, Kazunoko, EX Pugera, Kindo, Darui, and more

Players with 3 wins:
MCZ.Daigo Umehara, EG.Momochi, MCZ.Tokido, Uki, KojiKOG, Furikuri, Wao, Gachikun, and more

Players with 2 wins:
RZR.Fuudo, Karipaku, Cojiro, NISHIKIN, Santarou, and more

Players with 1 win
RZR.Itabashi Zangief, EG.Choco, Koichi, Wanchan-taro, Zangitan, Dogura, KojiKOG, and more

Check out the full event schedule and current player ranking at Topanga Ranking Battle official site. Source via Beastnote.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Daigo Umehara attending USFIV event @ Ani-Com & Games 2014

It was announced early of the month by PlayStation HK. Daigo Umehara is going to the PlayStation event at Hong Kong 16th Ani-Com & Games Festival, located at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, from Jul 25 - 29, 2014.

Jul 28, Daigo's Ultra Street Fighter IV exhibition matches begins at 6:30 PM (GMT +8), he will fight the top players in Hong Kong, and then will take on the challenge from audiences. Players who can beat Daigo will get special prize such as PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Mad Catz Gift, or PlayStation Gift.

Jul 29, Daigo vs. "Dage", player from UndergroundDV, starts at 1:00 PM (GMT +8).

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Evolution 2014 - Result, update, and summary (Completed)

Tournament results for EVO 2014, July 11 - 13, 2014.

Main events live streams: Channel 1 | Channel 2 | CapcomFighters

Tournament titles:
- Ultra Street Fighter IV
- Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
- Killer Instinct
- Injustice: Gods Among Us
- King of Fighters XIII
- Super Smash Bros. Melee
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2
- BlazBlue: ChronoPhantasma

Official tournament brackets at this link.

Result below: