[Melb] CCH Fighting Game Casuals – May 27th


CCH (Chris’ Club House) returns this Saturday featuring more FGC casuals and chill – hope to see you guys there! $4 will get you in on the day, but if you bring a monitor/console it’s free.

Details are below but make sure to check out the Facebook event for the meet for any further announcements, which can be found here.

[Can] 3D6 – Loaded Dice feat. Street Fighter V – May 27th


Stick Addiction‘s monthly meet up returns to Three D6 in Canberra this Saturday, May 27th. Doors open at 11am and the Street Fighter V bracket will start at 1pm. A side tournament for Injustice 2 will also be run at a currently unannounced time, be sure to keep an eye on the Facebook event for more information on that. Both tournaments will be either double elimination or swiss depending on the day’s turnout meaning there will be plenty of opportunities to get games in on the day.

[Bris] Sonic Boom 20 Results


Sonic Boom 20 wrapped up last weekend and Katabami was once again able to clutch it out over Jae6’s Nash to remain the Brisbane champion. The results were as follows:

Street Fighter V

1st: Katabami(Guile)
2nd: SLD|Jae6 (Nash)
3rd: Shinonome (Chun Li/Ibuki/Akuma)

Sonic Boom will return in a fortnight.

[Can] Reload Tekken 7 Launch Tournament – June 2nd

Reload Bar & Games will be hosting a very special tournament to commemorate the launch of Tekken 7 on June 2nd. These tournaments are run in association with Stick Addiction, Canberra’s fighting game community. It will be a swiss format tournament to ensure players of all skill levels get a good amount of play, with prizes and bar tabs going to the top 3 placers. It’s a BYO controller event too, so make sure you have your own stick/pad on deck and please note that the event is 18+.

For further details visit the Facebook event page.

[Bris] Sonic Boom 20 – May 21st


Sonic boom will once again be returning on Sunday May 21st, courtesy of Team Solid at GUF Brisbane. PC setups will be used for SFV, so be sure to bring a compatible controller with you on the day. The entry fee is $5 and if you wish to enter the tournament that will cost an additional $5.

Details for the event can be found below but for everything else, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.

[SYD] York Street Battles #52 – May 27th


BAM might be done and dusted but the tournaments must go on, YSB returns in just a couple of short weeks featuring tonnes of fighting game action new and old. Injustice 2’s inaugural Sydney tournament will be run along side a very special Gundam Extreme Vs. Beginner tournament. All the YSB staples like Tekken 7, Virtua Fighter 5 and Street Fighter V will be there and Super Turbo will be making its return after a short absence.

All pre-registration will now be done through a Smash.GG portal for the event, where you can pay using a debit or credit card. Even if you are paying cash on the day, you can sign up online to make sure you’re in all your brackets ahead of time and then fix it up with the door staff upon arrival. Please make sure all tournament fees are fixed prior to the start of the tournament or you will be disqualified from the bracket. 

Centralised registration on the day will cease at 1pm so if you arrive after that, please find one of the tournament organisers floating around and sign up via one of us. Registration for all Smash games open at 12 and close at 12:30.

There’s a lot to look forward this month as always, here are the details:

Tournament times for this month are as follows:

*note: Registration closes 10 minutes prior to tournament time, please make sure you’re early so you don’t miss out
12:30pm – Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee
1:00pm – Street Fighter V (2v2), Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, BlazBlue: Centralfiction
2:00pm – Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Full Boost Beginner tournament (DIY)
3:00pm – The King of Fighters XIV, Tekken 7 (random 2v2), Injustice 2
4:00pm – Skullgirls (DIY), Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator
5:00pm – Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Tournament participation is optional and tournaments will only be run if there are a sufficient number of entrants for each bracket on the day. Signups will open 30 minutes before each scheduled start time and close 10 minutes before the bracket is scheduled to start, look for a YSB staff member to register. The tournament fee for SFV and Injustice 2 is $5 with the entry distributed to the top 3 players. Tournament fees for other games are up to the organiser of each respective tournament and will be decided on the day.

In addition to the listed tournaments, there will be plenty of casuals available for a variety of games on the day. These range from the KOF franchise to older titles to a variety of anime games. If you’d like to co-ordinate casuals for a particular game, drop a comment on the Facebook event or speak to a YSB staff member on the day and we’ll be more than happy to try and co-ordinate a setup. BYO set-ups are also strongly encouraged.

See you there!

[Bris] Throwdown Thursday | SFV Casuals – May 18th


Throwdown Thursday is back this Thursday evening, May 18th, for those looking to get a weeknight fix of Street Fighter V. These sessions, organised by Brisbane Fighters at GUF Brisbane, provide a great chance for players to get some practice between local tournaments. As the event is BYOC, players are encouraged to bring setups for both Street Fighter V and other games. Details for the event are below, but be sure to check the official event page for more info.

[Melb] Battle Arena Melbourne 9 Results

Making its debut in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre with over 900 entrants and a tonne of games, Battle Arena Melbourne 9 was a fantastic celebration of fighting games from all corners of the community. Congratulations to all winners both Australian and international and the CouchWarriors crew for putting on a fantastic event.  We’ve embedded the final results after the jump because there were a lot of tournaments.