Upcoming major fighting game tournaments

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • September 14, 2010 at 4:55 a.m. PDT | Comments: 16
Upcoming major fighting game tournaments It's time to mark your calendars, because there are some major tournaments on the horizon that are definitely going to be worth your time.

Some of the best fighting game players on the planet are going to be facing off with a lot of money up for grabs.

Hit the link below to find a rundown of what to expect from the latter part of 2010, as there are some very hype tournaments coming up.

Super Battle Opera 2010 is right around the corner, to check out the list of entrants for the Capcom fighters being played at this event, click here. Several teams from other countries are flying over to Japan to compete in this arcade tournament.

A pay per view live stream will be available through Nico video in Japan, if you can manage to navigate your way through the menus and order this. It's about $18 USD each day to watch, or $30 for both days.

If this is out of your price range, results will be posted here on EventHubs.com, and videos should be available after the fact.

Dates: September 18 - 19
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Games: Street Fighter IV (Vanilla), Street Fighter 3 Third Strike, Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo X, Tekken 6, King of Fighters 2002, Virtual Fighter 5R, BlazBlue Continuum Shift, Arcana Heart 3, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core, Basara X, King of Fighters XIII, Melty Blood
Prize money: Unknown
Website: http://www.tougeki.com/

A second online GodsGarden tournament was announced for Super Street Fighter 4 featuring some outstanding players from Japan.

This competition will take place on the weekends over the next few months and it will be streamed by the GodsGarden crew, who typically provide an outstanding live look at the action along with solid English translations for those of you who have trouble reading Japanese.

Dates: September 20 through November 7
Location: Japan
Games: Super Street Fighter IV
Prize money: About $8,000 USD (almost 700,000 Yen)
Website: http://godsgarden.jp/

This should end up being one of the best tournaments of 2010. Daigo Umehara, Justin Wong, Momochi, GamerBee and many other top players will be battling it out. Team Sp00ky, who does an outstanding job, will be running the live stream for those of you who can't attend.

To put it simply, if you enjoy the competitive Street Fighter scene, under absolutely no circumstances should you miss Season's Beatings: Redemption.

Dates: October 15 - 17
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Games: Super Street Fighter 4 singles and team tournament, Street Fighter 3 Third Strike teams, Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo, X-Men vs. Street Fighter, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core, BlazBlue Continuum Shift
Prize money: Unknown
Website: http://godlikeentertainment.blogspot.com/

Featuring a huge prize pot of $10,000 for Super Street Fighter 4, the SoCal Regionals are going to be a very hype event. Sure to attract many of the top players in the U.S., Mr. Street Fighter himself, Alex Valle, is going to be running the show.

The Level|Up Series crew, one of the best in the business, will be hosting the stream for viewers at home.

This will be awesome.

Dates: November 6 - 7
Location: Los Angeles, California
Games: Super Street Fighter 4, Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix, Tatsunoko vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars, Tekken 6, BlazBlue Continuum Shift and more games to be announced.
Prize money: $10,000 for Super Street Fighter 4
Website: http://www.levelup-series.com/

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