Winter Brawl 8 preview and schedule, will feature GamerBee, Justin Wong, IFC Yipes, Ricky Ortiz, K-Brad, RayRay, Flux, Zeus and more

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • February 19, 2014 at 6:04 p.m. PST

BigE Gaming is set to launch another terrific tournament this weekend, Feb. 21-23, 2014 in Essington, Pennsylvania.


Winter Brawl 8 will be taking place at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, and a number of top players will once again be in attendance, including: AVM|GamerBee, EG|Justin Wong, EG|Ricky Ortiz, EMP|IFC Yipes, FNEX|K-Brad, EMP|Sanford Kelly, EMP|Dieminion, CTRL|RayRay, CTRL|Flux, PIE|Zeus and many more.

We've put together a full preview for this event, so you can find things like the schedule, games being played, pools, and quite a bit more all in one place.

Hit the jump to check it out.

Winter Brawl 8


The Rundown: Winter Brawl 8 is going down this weekend, Feb. 21-23, 2014 in Essington, Pennsylvania.

Who's expected to show: AVM|GamerBee, EG|Justin Wong, EG|Ricky Ortiz, EMP|IFC Yipes, FNEX|K-Brad, EMP|Sanford Kelly, EMP|Dieminion, CTRL|RayRay, CTRL|Flux, PIE|Zeus, XAN|DJ Huoshen, BIFU|Winrich, EG|fLoE, TA|Moons, AG|Native Impact, RG|Rico Suave, BIFU|Insaynne, EMP|JRosa, DSC|Veloc1raptor, RPD|Alex Smith, AG|Demon Hyo, AG|LuckyD, TS|Footblat and many more.

The games:
• Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012
• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
• Killer Instinct
• Injustice: Gods Among Us
• Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R
• Tekken Tag Tournament 2
• Soul Calibur 5
• Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate
• King of Fighters 13
• Persona 4 Arena
• BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Pot bonuses:
• UMvC3 $1,000 from BrokenTier.
• SSF4 AE v2012 $1,000 from Dynamic Custom Beadworks and BigE Gaming.
• Injustice $1,000 from BigE Gaming and OBS and CrimsonShadow.
• BB special event $500 from BigE Gaming.
• Killer Instinct $250 from Matt Gummo (stick modder).

Special event: AVM|GamerBee (Adon) and PIE|Zeus (Vega) will have a special exhibition on Saturday night. It'll be a first to seven affair in SSF4 AE v2012.

Address:
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
76 Industrial Highway
Essington, PA 19029

Streaming duties: Team Spooky (main), TS|Arturo Sanchez, Bifuteki (2nd stream), The Kombat Network (MK and Injustice), Kick Punch Block, will have your back throughout the weekend, feeding you all of the action you can handle.

Pools: You can find a listing of pools here.

Stream schedule, all times EST:

Game schedule:


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