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Fujimura takes home the gold at Topanga League 7, but how exactly did it go down? His and the other players' journeys detailed in our final recap

After two weeks of intense sets and thinning the herd, Topanga League 7 has finally reached its climax.

It was just a few hours ago that FD|Fujimura stood victorious in the end, with a 5-0 set score in the final stage, an accomplishment which is rare even within Topanga history.

In this final stage, he had to go up against CYG|Fuudo, FAV|Sako, Gachikun, OC|Gafro and GRPT|MOV in first-to-7 sets, which is anything but a simple feat.

So how did each player do in this final stage? The scores are easy to see, and you can find the placements both in our Topanga League 7 results story and further down in this one, but let's take a deeper look at their journeys these last three days as they all vied for that top spot in the finals.

If you're curious about the player's paths to reach the final stage to begin with, we have several Topanga recaps for the earlier stages as well, though I recommend this one covering the offline preliminaries if you're curious about the heated battles that led directly here.

Without further ado, let's have a look at the final Topanga League 7 standings, and look at how we reached that point in the first place.

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Topanga League 7 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

After a pretty long absence, the Topanga League is back and will be filled with blazing action as usual.

24 players will be playing in the league, with 21 of them being invited and 3 others qualifying through a preliminary tournament.

The players were divided up in three different blocks, each of which will have a 8-man round robin of first-to-3 sets played online, from which the winner will qualify to the finals, while the players who place from 2nd to 5th in each group will qualify to a second set of 4-man round robin groups which will be played in a first-to-7 format.

Each winner of that group will advance to the final group, joining the original 3 group winners, making for a 6-man first-to-7 round robin to crown the final winner. Also worth noting is that contrary to usual, Topanga is not character-locked this time around.

As for the prize money, first place will receive 1,5 million yen ($13,529), second place will get 600,000 yen ($5,412), third place goes home with 300,000 yen ($2,706). Contrary to prior leagues, some of the lower placements will also receive money, with 150,000 yen ($1,353) for fourth place, 100,000 yen ($902) for fifth place and 50,000 yen ($451) for sixth place.

For a more complete rundown of the event and who's participating, as well as their history, make sure to check out our official Topanga League 7 preview.

All of this action will be streamed over at the TopangaTV channel on OpenREC, and there will be a full schedule of which days to tune in listed further down in this story.

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Thunderstruck VI results

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the final results for Thunderstruck VI.

Perhaps the biggest event going on this weekend (well, barring Smash Bros.'s The Big House 8) is Thunderstruck VI.

This tournament is taking place in Monterrey, Nuevo Léon, Mexico.

This is the fourth Saga Event for Dragon Ball FighterZ, meaning that one more player will join the esteemed ranks of GGP|Kazunoko, FOX|SonicFox and CO|Go1 and be qualified for that tour's finals. It's also a Ranking Event for the Capcom Pro Tour, so points are on the line for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's tour as well.

Besides those two main titles, the event will also feature King of Fighters 14, Super Smash Bros. 4, King of Fighters '98: The Slugest, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and Super Smash Bros. Melee as main tournaments, with side tournaments available at the event as well.

Players attending include FOX|Punk, NRG|HookGangGod, EG|NYChrisG, Rise|Smug, NRG|Supernoon, CYG|Chris Tatarian, BC|ApologyMan, FOX|Dekillsage, SB|DoomSnake, PG|Nakkiel, SB|JB, BC|LordKnight, Luis Cha, Tempo|Alex Myers, VegasKOF|Wero Asamiya, EG|Ricki Ortiz, TxC|ViolentKain, Kusanagi and many more.

English language streaming is being done at Dragon Ball FighterZ, Team Sabroso and Neo Geo World Tour.

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The Big House 8 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

One of the biggest Super Smash Bros. events of the year is upon us yet again.

This weekend, The Big House 8 will be taking place in Detroit, Michigan.

With over 1000 entrants for the main game, Super Smash Bros. Melee, it's going to be a huge event as always.

Besides Super Smash Bros. Melee, the event will also have Super Smash Bros. 4 and Super Smash Bros. 64, as well as Doubles competitions for all three games.

Players attending are Liquid|Hungrybox, Alliance|Armada (only for Doubles), TSM|Leffen, C9|Mango, FOX|MKLeo, PG|Plup, Tempo|Axe, Tweek, Wizzrobe, CLG|SFAT, Tempo|S2J, Liquid|Salem, Liquid|ChuDat, IMT|Shroomed, EMG|Mistake, ESE|Duck, OG|Swedish Delight, PG|Cosmos, DIG|Lucky, G2|Westballz, CaptainZack, CLG|VoiD, MSF|LaLuna, ALG|n0ne, uS|Elegant, CLG|PewPewU, PG|Esam, PG|Zain, DIG|HugS, PG|MVD, BC|MikeHaze and many, many more.

Streaming is being done at VG Boot Camp, Even Matchup Gaming and Unrivaled Tournaments.

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TXT 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Today, they're running a huge one-day event in Bogota, Colombia.

The classic Tekken 7 tournament, TXT, which stands for Tekken Xtreme Tournament, is back.

This is a Masters Event on the Tekken World Tour, so a huge amount of points are on the line for the tour.

Roughly 80 players are participating, but we all know it's more about quality than quantity, and some real heavy hitters have shown up.

Some of the names participating include UYU|Fergus, EQNX|Dimeback, PG|Speedkicks, TR|FukoLaMuerte, UYU|Princess Ling, W2W|Binchang, AEG|AbelDelMaestro, and of course many more beyond that.

Streaming is being done at Tekken.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2018 North America East 1 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's only one region left for the online portion of this year's Capcom Pro Tour, and their first event is happening today.

That region is, of course, the Eastern parts of North America.

The eligible areas to participate in this event are Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Almost 250 people have signed up, so this may be the biggest of the online qualifiers so far.

A few notable players set to participate are Ghost|NuckleDu, CJ Truth, ESE|CoolKid93, UYU|Brian_F, Shine, Idom, Wolfkrone, TS|Arturo Sanchez, Tampa Bison and AlucarD, but there will of course be many, many more.

While streaming at Capcom Fighters is only being done for top 8, you can follow along with the brackets before the finals at Smash GG.

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Fighting Fest 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Dominican Republic's hype fighting game event returns agin this year, with Fighting Fest happening in Santo Domingo.

This is a ranking event for the Capcom Pro Tour, meaning that points are on the line for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition.

Besides this, a bunch of other games are being played as well.

You can expect tournament play for Super Smash Bros. 4, Mortal Kombat XL, Dragon ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Injustice 2, Tekken 7, King of Fighters 14, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

Players attending include, but are not limited to, Rise|MenaRD, Rise|Caba, SB|DoomSnake, DR Ray, Crossover, Jochy, TDT|Pikoro, MJ|Gama and Tiger|Luiman20.

Streaming is being done at Quien Online RD, The Mikeysan, Top Siete Games, Dragon Ball FighterZ RD, Stryker DR and Mr Connor TV 1.

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The Fall Classic 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Fall Classic 2018 is back again this year.

It's taking place in Raleigh, North Carolina, and will have a bunch of games played.

Tournament titles present at the event are Tekken 7, Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, Dragon Ball FighterZ, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Soul Calibur 5, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Super Street Fighter 2: Turbo, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Injustice 2, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Pokkén Tournament DX and King of Fighters 14.

There are tons of players participating in each game, but a few notable names that you can expect to see are UGS|XCaliburBladez, Pokchop, W2W|KnowKami, ESE|Coach Steve, UGS|BBoyDragon... But of course also many more.

Streaming is being done at Bifuteki and Funky P.

Because of the multitude of games being played, you can expect to have Top 8s on almost all weekend, so stay tuned.

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Revolution 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Big happenings this weekend in London, United Kingdom.

Revolution 2018 is taking place as it does annually, and there are a bunch of games and players present for high level competition.

The main tournament games you can expect to see at this event are BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Skullgirls: 2nd Encore, King of Fighters 14, Fighting EX Layer, Pokkén Tournament DX and Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[st].

This is also a qualifying event for the ArcRevo World Tour next year for the first three mentioned games above.

Players attending are plentiful, but just a few notable names include Svampen, Kiba, KingRasta, Nyphi7, gwak.fr|Shenzo, LD|Zake, ZW|Achorawl, though there are of course many more as well.

Streaming is being done at NGI Events and Nth Gen Media.

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Tokido, Daigo, Machabo, Bonchan, Nemo and Itazan all fell short of qualifying for the final stage, so who actually made it in? — Topanga League recap

The Topanga League this year has been as unpredictable as ever.

With the consistently high level Japanese players compete at, though, it would almost be more of a surprise if we didn't see this many top contenders get thrown out before the final stage.

The second stage of groups was played this weekend, and just ended, meaning that the only thing left now is the absolute final stage, which is for the big prize money (which you can find detailed here).

The final stage is set to be played from Monday the 8th of October through Wednesday the 10th of October, so it shouldn't interfere with any other events, meaning you have no excuse not to watch this top level competition happen before your very eyes.

So if you did indeed miss the matches of the second stage, hopefully this article is perfect for you, since it'll be giving a quick recap and detail what exactly went down this weekend, and what we have to look forward to the week after next for the final stage.

Without further ado, let's look at which players conquered the second round, and advanced to the final stage where they'll be joining the previously qualified CYG|Fuudo, OC|Gafro and FAV|Sako, as well as which bodies they left in their wake on the way there.

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Tekken World Tour Online Week Two Results — Asia, Europe and New Zealand

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Tekken World Tour is in full force for Tekken 7 this year, and the online events for it are happening this week and next.

Although there are no official streams, players are free to stream their matches on their own twitch channels if they wish to do so, and we will provide Smash.GG brackets, and full results after the events are over in this story.

This weekend, there will be separate events in Asia. The first one is for East Asia, which will feature players from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, South Korea, and Taiwan. The second one is for South East Asia, which will be eligible for entry to players from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, East Asia, East Timor, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Southeast Asia, and Sri Lanka.

There are also two events going on in Europe. There's the Europe East event which players from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia (except individuals located in Crimea), Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine can enter.

There's also the Europe West event, which is open to players located in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Finally, the online event for New Zealand is also happening.

Each of these events begin at noon in their respective time zones, which can be found on their linked Smash GG pages. Results will be posted in this story once the events have ended.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2018 East Asia 2 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The final Capcom Pro Tour Online event for the Asian region is upon us today.

This is for the East Asian region, one of the most competitive areas in the world when it comes to Street Fighter.

The eligible regions to participate are Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea.

Players set to compete include UYU|NL, FD|Fujimura, Fursan|Verloren, UYU|OilKing, CYG|Daigo, Liquid|Nemo, CYG|Fuudo, Gachikun, CO|Dogura, FOX|Momochi, GGP|Kazunoko, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Mago, Surugaya|Machabo, AB|Poongko and many more.

Streaming is set to occur at Capcom Fighters.

Although only the top 8 will be streamed, you can follow along with the brackets at Smash GG.

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CEOtaku 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Big happenings in Florida this weekend, as the annual CEOtaku 2018 is taking place.

As something of a CEO spinoff focusing heavily on airdashers or anime-styled games, this event has just grown and grown with every year.

This year, the main game, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle has surpassed 300 entrants, with three other games — Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[st], Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and Dragon Ball FighterZ — also all surpassing 200 entrants, making for a huge turnout.

Besides these four games, there's plenty more to be played — tournaments will also be held for BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Koihime Enbu: RyoRaiRai, Skullgirls: 2nd Encore, Melty Blood: Actress Again Current Code, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core +R, Sailor Moon S, Fighting EX Layer, Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars and Dissidia Final Fantasy NT.

As for players attending, you can expect to see FOX|SonicFox, NRG|HookGangGod, PG|SKD, WN|LostSoul, WG|Samitto, Kedako, UYU|KizzieKay, LordKnight, Jona, NRG|Supernoon, FOX|Dekillsage, UYU|Cloud805, PurePure, PAG|Grover, Hotashi, FOX|Punk, 1Up|PepperySplash, PG|MarlinPie, PG|Nakkiel, Foo, FF|ElvenShadow, Clim, KnowKami, UYU|BeautifulDude, BxA|Argenrost, DATA|TectalEastside and many more.

Streaming is being done at CEO Gaming, DATA FGC and Polarity GG.

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Never Give Up 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend is seeing a lot of tournament action across the globe, and the Latin American region is no different.

Never Give Up 2018 is taking place in Santiago, Chile, and will have a lot of tournament action going on.

This is a Ranking Event for the Capcom Pro Tour, so points are on the line to try and grab one of those qualification spots for the Capcom Cup.

Besides this, the event will also be hosting tournaments in Dragon Ball FighterZ and King of Fighters 14.

Players attending include CYG|Chris Tatarian, SB|DoomSnake, TPT|Stunner, DM|Misterio, NFMS|Moise, DM|Baek, AAG|BabyBrasil, Raptor|Pikoro and of course many more.

Streaming will be done at F2G CL.

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EGX 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The European Regional Finals for the Capcom Pro Tour 2018 are upon us this weekend.

They're taking place at EGX 2018, in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and the vast majority of European competitors have come out to compete, though a few out-of-towners will be showing up as well.

This year, the Regional Open Event effectively functions as its own Premier event, with points on the line, and players not eligible for the Europe finals are still allowed to partake. This portion of the event will end on Saturday, while Sunday hosts the European finals themselves, in a top 8 bracket.

Players set to compete at this event are Mouz|Problem X, NVD|Phenom, RB|Luffy, CYG|GamerBee, FNATIC|Shakz, NASR|BigBird, Liquid|John Takeuchi, FNATIC|Akainu, NASR|AngryBird, exceL|Hurricane, Method|Broski, iG|Jiewa, NVD|SaltyKid, FE|Humanbomb, NVD|Momi, exceL|Infexious, Method|Packz, Will2Pac, Ryan Hart, JonesArcade, ROGDSC|RASS, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, Cobelcog, exceL|Isam, Konsollsport|Ixion, Shivryuken, EnVyUS|NassimClaw, exceL|Brian, ImStillDaDaddy, NVD|Veggey, GunSlinga, EnVyUS|Layo, Unilad|Boltstrike, Atrosh, Gen1us and of course, many more.

The players currently set to compete in the European grand finals on Sunday are, in order of seeding — NVD|Phenom, RB|Luffy, Mouz|Problem X, NASR|AngryBird, exceL|Hurricane, ROGDSC|RASS, FNATIC|Akainu and NVD|Momi. This is because the 4th placer, SSYSDR|SwagSkheletor, could not make it to the event.

Streaming will all be done over at Capcom Fighters.

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Tokyo Game Show 2018 CPT Premier Event results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Tokyo Game Show 2018 is in full swing, with tons of game announcements and other fun stuff going on at the venue, as it's one of (if not the very) biggest gaming expos in all of Japan.

As has become tradition by now, it's also hosting a Premier Event for the Capcom Pro Tour, so there's some serious Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition action coming up this weekend.

With a whopping 723 entrants, I'm fairly sure that this makes it the biggest Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition event of the year besides EVO events, though correct me in the comments if I'm wrong.

Among these 700+ names, you can find familiar faces such as FOX|Tokido, UYU|NL, FD|Fujimura, UYU|OilKing, Fursan|Verloren, CYG|Daigo, RZR|Xian, FOX|Justin Wong, Liquid|Nemo, CYG|Fuudo, FAV|Sako, RB|Bonchan, Gachikun, Ghost|NuckleDu, FOX|Momochi, DouyuTV|Xiao Hai, Mago, OC|Gafro, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, GRPT|MOV, Surugaya|Machabo, FD|Haitani, GGP|Kazunoko, SZY|Mizuha, FAV|Ryuusei, AB|Poongko, Ponos|Moke, WP|Daikokugo, AB|StormKubo, CO|Go1, YHC-Mochi, Trashbox, UYU|Jeondding, Nishikin, Talon|HotDog29, AB|Kichipa-mu, Mishie, Talon|Denesis, AB|Gunfight, FD|Johnny, FD|Haku, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Xiaobao, FD|Otani, CYG|PR Balrog, P2G|Harumy, Reiketsu and Saisak... But of course, many more besides them as well.

This year is also special, as an extra prize pot has been added — which is probably why so many people have gathered. Over $90,000 is up for grabs, and you can read more about the details of the prizing here.

Streaming will be done, as is customary for Premier Events, at Capcom Fighters.

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Tekken World Tour Online Events Week One Results — North America, Latin America and Australia

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Tekken World Tour is in full force for Tekken 7 this year, and the online events for it are happening this week and next.

Although there are no official streams, players are free to stream their matches on their own twitch channels if they wish to do so, and we will provide Smash.GG brackets, and full results after the events are over in this story.

This weekend, there will be separate events in North America, the first one being North America West, which includes Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Manitoba, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Oregon, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Yukon.

North America East encompasses Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Meanwhile, Latin America North includes Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Puerto Rico. Latin America South, on the other hand, has Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay as its eligible regions.

Australia also has its online event being played this weekend, and each of these begin at noon in their respective time zones, which can be found on their linked Smash GG pages. Results will be posted in this story once the events have ended.

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