STR Presents: X-Mania USA AND Tournament of Legends II @ EVO 2014


#41

You can attend the last minute quals tournament at Evo this year. If you make it through your pools, you’re in the ToL2 tourney.


#42

http://www.strevival.com/2014/03/22/nuki-confirms-participation-for-x-mania-usa-and-tol-ii

Fighting game legend, Nuki has confirmed his participation for X-MANIA USA and TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS at EVO 2014! Nuki has competed at EVO numerous times and has placed 2nd in Super Turbo on four different occasions: 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2008. He recently won X-MANIA XIII in 2012 along with Sasori and Sashishi.


#43

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/03/japanese-grandmaster-kurahashi-is-japanese-invite-3

Japanese Grandmaster, Kurahashi has confirmed his participation for X-MANIA USA and TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II at EVO 2014! Kurahashi is a true legend of Super Turbo, winning Tougeki twice in 2003 and 2007. He’s also won all three X-Mania Europe titles and most recently, placed 2nd with YuuVega and Opemai last year at X-MANIA XIV.

A bit of a rarity in Japan, Kurahashi is a master of many character, most notably Guile, Boxer, and Ryu and has decided that he wanted Ryu to represent him on the ToL II poster.


#44

Awesome! A true ST grandmaster!


#45

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/05/justin-wong-wins-the-texas-showdown-tol-ii-qualifier

A bit of a surprise as Justin Wong defeats a strong field at Texas Showdown to qualify for TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II at EVO 2014!

Special thanks to JaviSRK and Chris Chou for helping us organize the tournament. Thanks to Jumpsuit Jesse and Harvey Chang for running the brackets and to Hadouken69 for updates.

Entries: 27
Brackets: http://txshowdown.challonge.com/ST

  1. EG|Justin Wong (O. Sagat/Chun-Li)
  2. Shotosallday (O. Ryu/Dee Jay/Ken/Zangief/Dictator)
  3. Jumpsuit Jesse (Fei Long)
  4. LU|Alex Valle (Ryu)
  5. Est1991 (Ken/Ryu)
  6. NHC|Hadouken69 (Ryu/Dee Jay/Claw)
  7. Issac (Chun-Li)
  8. Mailman (Chun-Li)

#46

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/07/saltmines-tol2-qualifier-june-7th

STR will be teaming up with the San Diego Fighting Game Club and the Oceanside Fight Club to host a TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II qualifier on June 7th starting at 7PM PST. The tournament will be streamed by Arkadeum.

More Infomation:

Stream: http://www.twitch.tv/arkadeum

When/where:

– June 7th, 2014 @ 7PM PST

Saltmines
7969 Engineer Rd. #114
San Diego, CA, 92111

Hardware:

  • UD-CPS2 Supergun (Compatible with most popular sticks and pads.)

Format:

– Double elimination.
– 3/5 games.
– Akuma is banned.

Entry fee:

  • $10 entry fee
    – Payout: 1st – 80 / 2nd – 20% / 3rd – Entry Fee (20% will go to STR to help tournament expenses for EVO)

#47

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/06/super-arcade-tol-ii-qualifier-may-10th

Super Arcade will be hosting two TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II qualifiers on May 10th starting at 3PM PST. The second qualifier is scheduled to begin at 7PM PST. Information on the stream will be coming soon. Thanks to Watts, Armando, MuffinMan and eltrouble for organizing this event.

More Infomation:

Stream: TBA

When/where:

– May 10th, 2014
– Qualifier #1 starts at 3PM PST

  • Qualifier #2 starts at 7PM PST

Super Arcade
1211 N. Grand Ave.
Walnut, CA 91789

Hardware:

  • UD-CPS2 Supergun (Compatible with most popular sticks and pads.)

Format:

– Double elimination.
– 2/3 games.

  • Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals are 3/5 games.
    – Akuma is banned.

Entry fee:

  • $10 entry fee and $5 venue fee for each qualifier.
    – Payout: 1st 80% / 2nd 20% / 3rd Entry Fee (20% will go to STR to help tournament expenses for EVO)

#48

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/13/civil-war-tol-ii-qualifier-results

Damdai wins the ST tournament at Civil War defeating Ganelon in the grand finals. Since Damdai has already qualified for TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II the qualifier spot goes to Ganelon.

Special thanks to Robin “Renegade” Palm for helping us organize the tournament. Big thank you to Arturo “Sabin” Sanchez for once again streaming the tournament for all to see.

Name: Civil War TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II Qualifier
Date: April 13, 2014
Location: Richmond, VA
Entries: 24
Brackets: http://tonamento.com/tournament/bracket/c0a4dba7-264f-4110-ba89-789fba9a33c2

1st Damdai (O Ryu / Ryu / T.Hawk)
2nd Ganelon (Claw)
3rd TS|Arturo “Sabin” Sanchez (Dhalsim)
4th Krost (O Ken)
5th Dsinnie (Chun-Li)
5th RVA|Renegade (Boxer)
7th Psychochronic (Chun-Li)
7th Steven Sorenson


#49

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/19/alex-valle-wins-norcal-regionals-tol-ii-qualifier

Alex Valle wins the Nor Cal Regionals TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II qualifier, defeating Arturo “Sabin” Sanchez in the Grand Finals.

Special thanks to John Choi, ultracombo and Papasi for helping us organize the tournament. Big thank you to Arturo “Sabin” Sanchez for once again streaming the tournament for all to see.

Name: Nor Cal Regionals TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II Qualifier
Date: April 19, 2014
Location: Sacramento, CA
Entries: 24
Video: Coming Soon
Brackets: http://www.challonge.com/ncrtol2

1st LU|Alex Valle (Ryu)
2nd TS|Arturo “Sabin” Sanchez (Dhalsim)
3rd ultracombo (O. Sagat / Guile)
4th Vestax (Boxer / E. Honda)
5th Darkness (Boxer / Ryu)
5th NerdJosh (Boxer)
7th Thrust
7th Yoon


#50

X-Mania USA news items from this past week:

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/19/daigo-tokido-and-nuki-to-team-at-x-mania-usa

An article posted earlier today on Eventhubs quotes Nuki from his blog stating that he will team up with Daigo Umehara and Tokido at X-MANIA USA at EVO 2014!

Link to the Eventhubs article here.


#51

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/20/afrolegends-damdai-ganelon-will-team-up-at-x-mania-usa

Long time West Coast-East Coast rivals, AfroLegends and Damdai will team up at X-MANIA USA. They will be teaming up with another top East Coast player, Ganelon. Arguably three of the strongest ST players in the US today, they are putting some of their rivalry aside for the flag of the USA and will be gunning for the X-MANIA USA title!


#52

Two more Japanese players for X-MANIA USA/ToL II who will be announced soon! (hopefully next week?) If we can hit that donation drive number or maybe even more! Every little bit is important, more than ever!

Eight more days left to donate!

http://www.strevival.com/donate


#53

I’ll donate


#54

This better not be going to someones car payments…


#55

Every penny is going into tournament expenses and prizes! Thanks for your support!


#56

If we see Kuroppi driving a brand new Porsche with the license plate “STR-$$$” we’ll know something is up :stuck_out_tongue:


#57

I’m currently having a super gun built and i dont mind lending that out for tourneys once its done.


#58

Midget hookers are donations well spent.


#59

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/26/marsgattai-qualifies-for-tournament-of-legends-ii

Marsgattai defeats TechnicalMonkey in the grand finals of the Next Level 2 Old 2 Furious TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II qualifier for EVO 2014!

Thanks to Henry Cen, Min, Ben Fong for helping organize the tournament and special thanks to Arturo “Sabin” Sanchez for all the work he put into promoting and streaming the tournament for all to see.

Entries: 36
Video: TwitchTV
Brackets: Challonge

1st - Marsgatti
2nd - Technical Monkey
3rd - Riz0ne
4th - Krost
5th - TS|Sabin
5th - Harlem Hero
7th - Todd “Six Buttons” Dwyer
7th - Kei


#60

http://www.strevival.com/2014/04/27/arcade-legacy-oldschool-onslaught-tol-ii-qualifier-results

Brent “Immortal” Werling wins the Arcade Legacy Oldschool Onslaught TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS II qualifier for EVO 2014!

Thanks to Chris Hatala and Jesse Baker for helping organize and stream this qualifier.

Entries: 25
Video: TwitchTV (Starts at 6:05:00)
Brackets: Coming Soon

1st - Immortal
2nd - RoyBisel
3rd - Miguel S