PLEASE NOTE, THE TOP 2 PLAYERS in the FOLLOWING GAMES will earn QUALIFYING SPOTS for EVO VEGAS:
Super Smash Bros Brawl
Tekken Dark Resurrection
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
Marvel Vs Capcom 2
Capcom Vs SNK 2
Street Fighter III: Third Strike
Teaming with EVOLUTION and SHORYUKEN for the second straight year, the longest running major fighting game tournament in the United States enters year 15! If you’ve never been to this tournament north of Chicago, IL before, you will have the best bang for your buck of any arcade on the planet! 30 Free Play games, plus nearly 100 games all running on nickels!
For the 1st Time, Nickel City is proud to also be the host of one of the official US qualifiers for the Super Battle Opera (SBO) Japanese Fighting Game Championships!
10% of the pot from all the EVO tourneys (Super Turbo, 3rd Strike, CVS2, MVC2, Tekken DR, and Super Smash Bros Melee) will be donated to the SBO team.
Tournament Winnings Breakdown:
SRK/EVO are supporting SBO with this decision for donation of the 10% for each of the EVO games.
Team Winners of SBO tournaments will receive 10% proceeds of each EVO tournament to help fund trip to Tokyo for Super Battle Opera. There is not other financial assistance for the trip to Japan besides the proceeds from these tournaments.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
June 20-22, 2008
Nickel City (formerly Super Just Games)
555 Waukegan Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Red Roof Inn Chicago - Northbrook/Deerfield #188
340 S Waukegan Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Joysticks to be used for each tournament:
CPS2 Arcade Games (ST, ALpha 3) will use: Competition Sticks from iL
3rd Strike and Marvel VS Capcom 2 will use: Happ Perfect 360 sticks with adjusted actuators.
Please note, there is a $20 cover charge to enter your first tournament. If you want to enter ONE tournament only, it’s going to be $20 + the entry fee for that specific tournament. You do not have to pay the $20 cover charge if you are only there to WATCH tournaments.
There is also a $2 entry fee to get into Nickel City EACH day of the tournament. That is NOT included as part of the cover charge.
SCHEDULE (Updated 3/3/08)
Friday, June 20
Signups for EACH tournament are approximate 1 HOUR before they begin!
12 NOON-Street Fighter Alpha 3 (Arcade, 2/3 Double Elimination, $5 entry)
12 NOON-Street Fighter EX 3 (Console, 2/3 Double Elimination, $5 entry)
3 PM-Street Fighter 3: THIRD STRIKE ARCADE VERSION $10 entry, 2/3 Double Elimination,
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING 3rd STRIKE ARCADE TOURNAMENT;
SBO QUALIFIERS 3 on 3 TOURNAMENT
WINNERS QUALIFY FOR TEAM USA in SUPER BATTLE OPERA in Tokyo.
$60 PER TEAM
7 PM–“Mystery” Tournament (ANY FORMAT, DIFFERENT GAME EACH ROUND, CRAZY STUFF! $5 ENTRY, WINNER TAKES ALL!)
Saturday, June 21
11 AM-Guilty Gear Accent Core (Console, 2/3 Double Elimination, $10 entry)
3 PM-Capcom VS SNK 2 (Console Version, 2/3 Double Elimination, $10 entry)
7 PM-Super Street Fighter II Turbo (ARCADE VERSION, 2/3 Double Elimination, $10 entry)
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING ST ARCADE TOURNAMENT;
SBO QUALIFIERS 2 on 2 VS TOURNAMENT
WINNERS QUALIFY FOR TEAM USA in SUPER BATTLE OPERA
$40 PER TEAM
ST will be Game Newton rules: (Speed can be determined by both players, or by coin flip)
Team 1 Team 2
Player A PLayer A
Player B Player B
Team 1 PLayer A vs Team 2 PLayer A
Team 1 Player B vs Team 2 Player B
If Team 1 wins both, they advance. If games are tied 1-1, Winners from each match will face. One character throughout the tourney, but you can have O Ken and N Ken on same team.
Sunday, June 22
11 A.M-Marvel VS Capcom 2 Arcade Version 2/3 Double Elimination, $10 entry)
11 A.M-Super Smash Bros Brawl $10 ENTRY
4 P.M -Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection PlayStation 3 Version $10 ENTRY, 2/3 Double Elimination 3/5 Rounds.