Apex 2013: Largest Super Smash Brothers tournament in the world and Video X Games Qualifier - weekend tournament preview

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • January 8, 2013 at 11:45 a.m. PST
Apex 2013: Largest Super Smash Brothers tournament in the world and Video X Games Qualifier - weekend tournament preview This weekend Apex 2013 will be taking place in New Brunswick, New Jersey and will begin on Friday January 11 - 13.


This event will feature a wide variety of different fighting games and quite a few well known players are expected to be in attendance.

Below we have gathered up quite a bit of the details including what games will be played, pot bonuses, live streams, schedule and more.

Final sign ups will be available at the door for this event. All registrations will be handled at the check-in station and you will need to inform them who you are, if you are a part of a team and which games you will be entering.

Hit the jump to check it all out.

Apex 2013


• The run down: Apex 2013 is a three day event taking place in New Brunswick, New Jersey and will be kicking off on Friday January 11 - 13, 2013. Known for being the largest Super Smash Brothers tournaments around, Brawl, Melee and the Nintendo 64 version will be featured there along with a slew of other fighting games including Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, King of Fighters 13, Soul Calibur V and Persona 4 Arena.

This will also double as a qualifier for the Video X Games in St. Marteen for Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012.

• Who's expected to show: AGE|NYChris G, coL|Filipino Champ, BT|IFC Yipes, MH|RayRay, DMG|Kor, C.O.R.N.|Alucard, C.O.R.N.|Footwurk, TFA|Kui and others.

• What's at stake: The first place winners for Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will receive a trip to the Video X Games in St. Marteen. The pot bonuses are as follows:

1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl Singles – $1500.00 + trip to Video X Games
2. Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles – $1500.00
3. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – $1000.00 + trip to Video X Games
4. Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v. 2012 – $1000.00 + trip to Video X Games
5. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – $500.00
6. King of Fighters XIII – $250.00
7. Soul Calibur V – $250.00
8. Persona 4 Arena – $250.00

• Streaming duties and schedule: There will be 3 live streams provided by Clash Tournaments, 8WayRun and Bifuteki.

Schedule


Friday

10:00am Check-in + Free Play
12:00pm Super Smash Bros. Melee Doubles Bracket (complete)
2:00pm Super Smash Bros. Brawl Doubles Bracket (complete)
2:00pm Soulcalibur V (to top 8)
3:00pm Super Smash Bros. (to top 4)
4:00pm King of Fighters XIII (to top 8)
5:00pm Pokemon Black/White 2 (complete)
6:00pm Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012 (to top 8)
10:00pm Brawl USA VS The World Exhibition (on 8wayrun)

: all streams doing selected matches all day

SCV Registration will end at noon
KOF Registration will end at 2pm
AE Registration will end at 3pm

Saturday

8:00am Check-in + Free Play
10:00am Brawl/Melee Singles Pools 1-8
11:00am Super Smash Bros. Top 4 (on 8wayrun)
12:00pm Persona 4 Arena (to top 8)
1:00pm Brawl/Melee Singles Pools 9-16
1:30pm Soulcalibur V Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
2:00pm Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (to top 8)
4:00pm Brawl/Melee Singles Pools 17-24
4:00pm King of Fighers XIII Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
5:00pm Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 (to top 8)
6:30pm Persona 4 Arena Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
7:00pm Brawl/Melee Singles Pools 25-32
10:00pm Melee USA VS The World Exhibition (on 8wayrun)

: 8wayrun – in addition to the scheduled matches
: bifuteki – selected FGC matches all day
: clashtournaments – selected SMASH matches all day

P4U Registration will end at 10am
TTT2 Registration will end at noon
Marvels Registration will end at 1pm

Sunday

8:00am Check-in + Free Play 10:00am Melee Singles Top 128 (to top 8) (on bifuteki)
10:00am Brawl Singles Top 128 (to top 8) (on clashtournaments)
10:00am Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
12:00pm SSF4 Arcade Edition 2012 Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
2:30pm Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
5:00pm Melee Singles Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
7:00pm Brawl Singles Top 8 (on 8wayrun)
10:00pm Closing Ceremonies

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