Civil War V weekend tournament preview - first Injustice: Gods Among Us major event featuring ChrisG, Dieminion, Sanford Kelly, Sabin and more

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • April 15, 2013 at 12:06 p.m. PDT | Comments: 26
Civil War V is kicking off this Friday over in Richmond, Virginia. This will be the debut major tournament for the upcoming DC fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us.

Some of the best players the East Coast has to offer are expected to compete including AGE|NYChrisG, EMP|Dieminion, EMP|Sanford Kelly, TS|Sabin and more.

Pre-registration is still available and will continue on until the end of today. You can save $10 by doing so and after today, online and at the door registration will be $40.

Check out the trailer below.
Hit the jump for a full breakdown of this event.

Civil War V

The Run Down: Civil War V will be taking place at the Comfort Inn Midtown Conference Center
 in Richmond, Virginia, on April 19 - 21. A plethora of games will be played including Injustice: Gods Among Us, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcon 3, Street Fighter X Tekken v2013, Mortal Kombat 9, King of Fighters 13 and many others.

Why you should go:
• Well run tournament by a veteran tournament organizer that is a qualifier for The Fall Classic.
• Featuring a full free play casual arcade available all weekend. Copious casual stations also available.
• Engraved Civil War replica swords trophy!
• The debut tournament of NetherRealm's DC fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us!
• Crazy amount of prizes from Mad Catz and other sponsors for winners, attendees, and rafflers.
• Located right off I-95 and within 1 mile of 3 bus depots and 5 miles of a train station, it's easy to get to!
• Richmond has dozens of places to eat and drink that are within a short distance of the venue. (we'll have a food guide!)
• Hotel rates are 65$ for Thu/Fri/Sun (sorry, Sat is sold out), going out to eat won't break your wallet, and a spectator badge is only $10 for the weekend if you just want to hang out!

Who's expected to show: AGE|NYChrisG, EMP|Dieminion, EMP|Santhrax, TS|Sabin, FNEX|KBrad, MH|RayRay, MH|Flux, TS|Fooblat, TS|NerdJosh, MK_REO,IGT|Unknown, FR|Roachking, EMP|Jon Slayton, RyRy, Fighting GM, Damdai, Ganelon, LordKnight, Psyken and more.

Streaming duties: The event will be streamed by both Team Spooky and FunkyP.


Friday April 19

“Exhibitions, Casuals, & Team Tournaments”
6PM- Doors Open
6PM-10PM Registration, Badge Pickup
7PM-12PM TEAM TOURNAMENTS- (5$ a head at venue)
7PM 3v3 AE
7PM Pair Play- MK9
8PM 3v3 ST
9PM Pair Play- SFxT
9PM Pair Play- TTT2

On Spooky’s Stream:
IJ:GAU Exhibition
Dark stalkers Resurrection VS Exhibition
North vs South Marvel Team Exhibition.

Saturday April 20

“Singles Pools”
10AM-Doors Open
10AM-12PM Continuation/Finish up of Team Events
10AM-12PM Badge Pickup & Emergency Registration (Badge Pickup will be available until 7pm)
12PM- SG, DOA, KOF, ST Character Lock Tourney
5PM SFxT, TTT2 Cont.
6PM- P4A, ST Ratio Tourney
8PM- P4A Cont.
9PM-UMVC3 Cont.IJ:GAU Cont.
GG, BB, DOA, SG will all be finished Saturday.

Sunday April 21

“Semi Finals/Finals (Tentative)”
10AM P4A Top 4 or 6 (Main Stream), KOF Top 4 or 6 (Stream 2)
11AM MK9 Top 4 (Stream 2), ST Double Elim Tourney
11AM-TTT2 Top 6 or 8 (Main Stream)
12pm AE Semi Finals (Stream 2)
2pm UMVC3 Semi Finals (Stream 2)
2pm IJ:GUA Top 8 (Main Stream)
4pm SFxT Top 6 or 8 (Main Stream), ST FInals (Stream 2)
6pm SFAE 2012 Top 8 (Main Stream)
8pm-11pm UMVC3 Top 8 (Main Stream)

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