Book in the works about EVO moment #37, the Daigo parry

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • December 23, 2013 at 7:22 p.m. PST
Book in the works about EVO moment #37, the Daigo parry Glenn Cravens, better known in the community as the man behind GYT (Get Your Tournament) has a new book in the works about the most famous moment in competitive gaming history, MCZ|Daigo Umehara's parry against EG|Justin Wong.


The book is set to be released on March 2014, although the date is subject to change.

It will follow the journey toward EVO moment #37, chronicling the 2004 Evolution Fighting Game World Championships, and the sudden rise of popularity of Street Fighter 3 Third Strike in the United States.

You can find more details after the jump.
About the book: On August 1, 2004, the most famous moment in competitive gaming history occurred in the halls of Cal Poly University in Pomona, Calif., sending hundreds of fighting game fans into a frenzy and many more scrambling to find out what happened and how it happened. It is the most-watched tournament moment ever, totaling more than 50 million views, first making its mark at a time when there were no major video streaming websites.

Almost 10 years later, the moment and this video are still brought up in video game conversations, and the two fateful competitors involved still compete today for world championships in fighting games.

In “Evo Moment 37,” follow the journey toward the moment known today as “The Daigo Parry.” The book chronicles the road toward the 2004 Evolution Fighting Game World Championships, the strange sudden rise of “Street Fighter III: Third Strike” in the United States, and how the most famous moment in competitive gaming history changed several people’s lives forever.
Just in case you want to relive things one more time, here's the official clip.
You can find additional details about the book on its official website, EvoMoment37.com. Video from EVO2kvids. Mentioned by MarkMan.
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