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ONE Street Fighter Tokyo Challenge to feature strongest ‘Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition’ pros

'Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition'

A ONE Championship subsidiary, ONE Esports has an upcoming event called ONE Street Fighter Tokyo Challenge, which seeks the best “Street Fighter” players to test their skills against pro players. This tournament is fully supported by Capcom.

Taking place at the Bellesalle Shibuya Garden in Tokyo, Japan on October 6, 2019, the ONE Street Fighter Tokyo Challenge will see two winners of the Open Community Tournament team up with Capcom Pro Tour Super Premier winner Bonchan to take on three other teams consisting of nine of Asia’s strongest “Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition” pros for a share of the ¥2,000,000 (US$20,000) prize pool. Entry to the tournament is free and you can sign up here: https://oneesports.gg/maff-streetfighter

The tournament is part of the two-day ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest, which also features top ONE Championship athletes such as Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez, as well as martial arts legends Rich Franklin and Miesha Tate. Tickets to attend the event are available on LINE Ticket at https://ticket.line.me/sp/ONEChampionship, and on Boardwalk at https://ticket.tickebo.jp/en/ONE-info/ for non-Japanese residents.

“The ONE Esports team is excited to partner with Capcom to launch the first ONE Street Fighter Tokyo Challenge,” ONE Esports CEO Carlos Alimurung stated. “The tournament will showcase the world’s best pro and amateur players, who will compete in an exciting team format. It promises to be an amazing experience for fans and players.”

Tournament Details

1. Open Community Tournament

  • Details: The top two players from the Open Community Tournament will form “Team Japan” together with Bonchan.
  • Date: October 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. GMT+9
  • Tournament Site: https://oneesports.gg/maff-streetfighter
  • Entry Conditions: Must be over 13 years of age at the time of registration
  • Match Format: Single elimination tournament

*More details will be revealed at a later date.

2. Invitational Pro Tournament

  • Details: Double elimination tournament consisting of four teams representing Asian nations. “Team Japan” will consist of Bonchan and the top two players of the Open Community Tournament. Winner of this tournament will be crowned the first ONE Street Fighter Tokyo Challenge champion.
  • Date: October 6, 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. GMT+9
  • Entry Conditions: Must be over 13 years of age at the time of registration, must be invited by ONE Esports or place in the top two of the Open Community Tournament
  • Match Format: Double elimination format

*More details will be revealed at a later date.

Invited Players

Masato “Bonchan” Takahashi
Ho “Xian” Kun Xian
Leevy “Oil King” Lin
Bruce “GamerBee” Hsiang
Hyungsuk “Verloren” Kong
Kao “RB” Arubi
Jonny “HumanBomb” Lai
Kim “SigurRos” Jung Soo
Zeng “Xiao Hai” Zhuojun
Sim “NL” Gun

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