Topanga Asia League and Toryuken 2 tournament preview featuring Daigo, Fuudo, Sako, Xian, GamerBee, IFC Yipes and more

Posted by SFilp • May 1, 2013 at 3:58 a.m. PDT
This weekend we have two great tournaments coming up; Topanga Asia League on May 3 - 6 and Toryuken 2 on May 4 - 5 in Toronto. The Topanga Asia League will only feature Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, while Toryuken 2 will have many different games including Injustice: Gods Among Us, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and more.

We can expect to see a ton of high level competitors including MCZ|Daigo, HORI|Sako, RZR|Fuudo, DM|Xian, AvM|GamerBee, EMP|IFC Yipes, AGE|Wolfkrone, CCG|Air and more.


Hit the jump for the full breakdown of both events.

Topanga Asia League


The Run Down: The Topanga Asia League is being held on May 3rd through 6th, it is a round-robin formatted Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 tournament with eight announced players from five different Asian countries. All of the sets will be done in a first to seven format, players will only be allowed two characters and can only switch after losing three straight games.

Participants and their characters: Player - Main character - Second Character if applicable

• MCZ|Daigo - Ryu
• HORI|Sako - Evil Ryu, Ibuki
• RZR|Fuudo - Fei Long
• Bonchan - Sagat, Akuma
• CafeID|Poongko - Seth, Cammy
• AvM|GamerBee - Adon, Cammy
• DM|Xian - Gen
• eLive|Xiao Hai - Cammy, Yun

Streaming duties: This is a Pay-Per-View tournament on NicoNico, below is a list of the packages for each day.

All 4-day package: 3,000 yen ($30.64)
Day 1: 1,200 yen ($12.26)
Day 2: 1,200 yen ($12.26)
Day 3: 1,200 yen ($12.26)
Day 4: 1,200 yen ($12.26)

Matchups and schedule:

Day 1 - Friday May 3rd
• MCZ|Daigo vs. CafeID|Poongko
• MCZ|Daigo vs. Bonchan
• RZR|Fuudo vs. CafeID|Poongko
• RZR|Fuudo vs. DM|Xian
• HORI|Sako vs. AvM|GamerBee
• AvM|GamerBee vs. DM|Xian
• Bonchan vs. eLive|Xiao Hai

Day 2 - Saturday May 4th
• MCZ|Daigo vs. AvM|GamerBee
• MCZ|Daigo vs. Bonchan
• HORI|Sako vs. DM|Xian
• Hori|Sako vs. CafeID|Poongko
• DM|Xian vs. Bonchan
• eLive|Xiao Hai vs. AvM|GamerBee
• CafeID|Poongko vs. eLive|Xiao Hai

Toryuken 2


The Run Down: Toryuken 2 is bring presented by TorontoTopTiers and is a Road to EVO Tournament. This is taking place on May 4th and 5th in Toronto. A plethora of games will have tournaments including Injustice: Gods Among Us, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Street Fighter X Tekken v2013, King of Fighters 13, Persona 4 Arena and more.

In addition to the normal tournaments on Saturday night there will be two special 5v5 tournaments for both Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012.

Who's expected to show: AGE|Wolfkrone, EMP|IFC Yipes, EMP|Sanford Kelly, EMP|Dieminion, FNEX|Kbrad, EMP|NuckleDu, EMP|Jago, MH|RayRay, CCG|Air, CCG|Chi-Rithy and many more.

Streaming duties: There will be two streams for this event both being run by TorontoTopTiers. Stream 1 - Stream 2

Schedule: Note that the times listed below are in EDT. To get GMT add 4 hours.

-Saturday Stream 1-
12:00p-4:00p – SSFIV Singles
4:00p-8:00p – UMvC3 Singles
8:00p-11:00p – 5v5 AE and UMvC3 Exhibition

-Saturday Stream 2-
12:00p-2:00p – King Of Fighters XIII Singles
2:00p-4:00p – TTT2 Singles
4:00p-6:00p – Injustice Singles
6:00p-10:00p – P4 to top 4, GG, BB

-Sunday Stream 1-
12:00p-1:00p – King Of Fighters Top 4
1:00p-3:00p – MK Top 8
3:00p-4:00p – Injustice Top 8
4:00p-6:00p – TTT2 Top 8
6:00p-7:00p – SFxT Top 4
7:00p-9:00p – SSFIV Top 8
9:00p-11:00p – UMvC3 Top 8

-Sunday Stream 2-
12:00p-1:00p – Persona Top 4
1:00p-3:00p – SSFIV Top 16 to Top 8
3:00p-5:00p – UMvC3 Top 16 to Top 8
5:00-7:00p – Whatever top 4 of side games SG, VSAV or whatever games need to finish.

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