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South East Asia Major and Bar Battles V tournament previews, featuring Stream Monster's Showdown round robin event

Posted by Nicholas 'MajinTenshinhan' Taylor • June 18, 2013 at 4:07 a.m. PDT • Comments: 14
South East Asia Major and Bar Battles V tournament previews, featuring Stream Monster's Showdown round robin event We've got two hype events coming up this weekend, and here's a preview to give you a good taste of them both. On the one hand, there's South East Asia Major taking place in Singapore, and on the other side of the world, we have Bar Battles V taking place, featuring the Stream Monster's Showdown round robin tournament for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.


It's back again — South East Asia Majors 2013 promises to be a real strong tournament, with known faces from around the world showing up to battle it out at one of the last EVO 2013 qualifiers. Tune in to see some of Asia's best, along with a few people from other shores, duke it out for that one winning spot.

Get ready, because on June 22nd, the gloves are off. Big E Gaming's Bar Battles V will have lots of tournament action for your viewing pleasure, as well as the 8-man round robin tournament for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, featuring the top 8 players from the poll all of you loyal readers voted in.
We have the full rundowns for both tournaments ready for your reading pleasure, so don't hesitate. Just hit the jump and check them both out. Why limit yourself to one? Have both streams up at the same time for maximum viewing pleasure.

South East Asia Major


The Run Down: South East Asia Major 2013 will be taking place the entire weekend of June 21st-June 23rd, and will feature tournaments in a lot of games. You can find the list of games below.

• Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012
• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
• Injustice: Gods Among Us
• Street Fighter X Tekken v2013
• King of Fighters 13
• Persona 4 Arena
• Tekken Tag Tournament 2
• Soul Calibur 5
• King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match

Who's expected to show: South East Asia Major will feature top players from around the world, such as EG|Justin Wong, Mike Ross, MCZ|Tokido, RZR|Itabashi Zangief, DM|Xian, AvM|GamerBee and more. There will be a poll later which will allow you to vote for who you think will win the Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012 tournament.

Streaming duties: The streaming for South East Asia Majors 2013 will be handled by ToughCookieTV and Zhieeep.

Schedule: All time listed below are for the SGT time zone.

Day 1 – Friday (21st June 2013)

Stream 1 – twitch.tv/toughcookietv
7:00pm Persona 4 Arena (Till top 4)
7:00pm BBCSE (Plays till Top 4)
7:00pm TTT2 (Plays till champion determined)

Stream 2 – twitch.tv/zhieeep
7:00pm KOF 2002 (Plays till champion determined)
7:00pm Injustice (Plays till top 4) Side Tournament [venue registration]

7pm-midnight Cosplay Batsu Game Exhibition at Tough Cookie Gaming Cafe

Day 2 – Saturday (22nd June 2013)

Stream 1 – twitch.tv/toughcookietv
1:00pm – KOF XIII (Till top 4)
3:00pm UMVC 3 (Till Top 8)
6:00pm SFXTK (Till Champion is determined)

Stream 2 – twitch.tv/zhieeep
12 Noon – Blazblue: Continuum Shift Extend (top 4)
1:00pm – Soul Calibur V (Till top 4)
3:00pm Super Street Fighter IV: 2012 AE (Till Top 16)
Tough Cookie Anime After Party

Day 3 – Sunday (23rd June 2013)

Stream 1 – twitch.tv/toughcookietv
12:00pm Injustice (Top 4)
1:00pm UMVC3 (Top 8) – $1,000 Pot bonus
3:00pm SSFIV:2012AE (Top 16) - $2,000 Pot bonus (Race to 3)

SSFIV:2012AE – Winner and Loser Finals Race to 5

SSFIV:2012AE – Grand Finals Race to 7 deuce rules

10pm-3AM After Party Razer. Limited Tickets will be given out to registered players at SEAM2013

Stream 2 – twitch.tv/zhieeep

1:00pm Persona 4 Arena (Top 4)
3:00pm KOF XIII (Top 4)
5:00pm Soul Calibur V (Top 4)

Bar Battles V


The Run Down: Bar Battles V will be taking place on Saturday, June 22nd at Copacabana, Philadelphia and kicks off at 5PM EDT. It's going to be a night full of crazy excitement, and here are the games currently expected to feature tournaments:

• Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012
• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
• Street Fighter X Tekken v2013
• Injustice: Gods Among Us
• Tekken Tag Tournament 2
• Persona 4 Arena
• Dead or Alive 5
• King of Fighters 13
• Soul Calibur 5

Special Event: Stream Monster's Showdown: You all voted, now here it is. Your top 8 choices to partake in the Stream Monster's Showdown will be duking it out in a massive round robin tournament to decide who is truly worthy of the votes they received. The participants will be as follows:

• EMP|IFC Yipes
• TA|Moons
• AGE|NYChrisG
• MH|RayRay
• TS|Fooblat
• MH|Alukard
• EMP|Dieminion
• XAN|DJ Huoshen

With that in mind, we have another poll prepared for you. This time, please vote for who you think will be winning this event. The poll can be answered right below. (Poll to be added later)

Streaming duties: The event stream will be handled by Bifuteki.

Sponsors: Big E Gaming, Final Round, MadCatz, EventHubs.

For full details regarding game-specific rules and fees, check out the event at Big E Gaming.

Polls


Who do you think will win the Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012 tournament at South East Asia Major?

1. DM|Xian: 26 votes / 32.1%
2. Kazunoko: 26 votes / 32.1%
3. MCZ|Tokido: 11 votes / 13.6%
4. AvM|GamerBee: 7 votes / 8.6%
5. Mike Ross: 5 votes / 6.2%
6. Someone else: 3 votes / 3.7%
7. Leslie: 1 votes / 1.2%
8. EG|Justin Wong: 1 votes / 1.2%
9. Gackt: 1 votes / 1.2%

Total votes: 81


Voting has closed

Who do you think will win the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Round Robin event?

1. AGE|NYChrisG: 109 votes / 66.1%
2. EMP|IFC Yipes: 33 votes / 20%
3. TA|Moons: 7 votes / 4.2%
4. MH|RayRay: 7 votes / 4.2%
5. EMP|Dieminion: 3 votes / 1.8%
6. MH|Alukard: 3 votes / 1.8%
7. XAN|DJ Huoshen: 2 votes / 1.2%
8. TS|Fooblat: 1 votes / 0.6%

Total votes: 165


Voting has closed

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