September and October ’17 Ranking Points Update

Every month at the CouchWarriors Ranking Battles, the results are tallied. At the end of the year, we’ll celebrate our most consistent placers with a top of table medal.

Here are the Top 3 in each game after September and October’s Ranbats.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

Photos from the October ranbat are below the table.

Smash64 Points Melee Points Sm4sh Points ProjectM Points
Pete 54 Dekar 50 Extra 64 Tyler 80
Mitch 42 Fess 34 Jdizzle 30 Nido 56
Indefa 42 Saucy 32 Duon 25 Dekar 38
SF5 Points USF4 Points DOA5U Points GGXrd Points
Somniac 68 Sketch 28 Berzerk 66 Feri 72
Zed 54 Somniac 16 AlexMD 54 Javi 62
Reepuplzorg 44 Repuplzorg 14 Robdawgg 32 Julian 30
Tekken7 Points MvC:I Points RoA Points
Bboy Phoenix 35 Toxy 20 SNC 78
Daniel 22 FknBun 8 Neeson 48
Chandy 20 Burnoutfighter 8 Osu 26

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COUCHWARRIORS HOSTING FIGHTING GAMES AT PAXAUS! OCT 27-29

Doing our part to support PAXAus for yet another year! Read on for our console tournament schedule, but let us share the other awesome activity around the show:

Panels:

What Makes a Fighting Game Good?

Featuring CouchWarriors and Ozhadou Community members! 6pm Friday, Gamespot Theatre

http://aus.paxsite.com/schedule/panel/what-makes-a-fighting-game-good

CouchWarriors: 10 Years Building a Gaming Community 9pm Friday, Kookaburra Theatre

http://aus.paxsite.com/schedule/panel/couchwarriors-10-years-building-a-gaming-community

Tournament Stages

CouchWarriors team members are helping run these tournament stages:

Throwdown Street Fighter V with Red Bull

Throwdown Esports $16K Street Fighter V tournament at PAX Aus: CouchWarriors Supporting

Injustice 2 with ESL Australia and 18point2

INJUSTICE 2 Major PAXAUS Tournament: $20K Prize pool. CouchWarriors supporting

Console Tournament Area:

CouchWarriors have been called upon once again to host the fighting game section of the Console Tournament area at PaxAus, running through all three days and hosting a wide variety of games to suit any gamer, new or old.

As usual, between tournament sets we are open for learn to play sessions and casual matches. So feel free to take a break between all those panels, cosplaying and indie games to come join in for some competitive fun!

Winners for each tournament will receive a limited edition PAXAus medal!

Direct link to our schedule can be found here.

Games Available:

Street Fighter 5
Tekken 7
Injustice 2
Super Smash Bros for WiiU
Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round

INJUSTICE 2 Major PAXAUS Tournament: $20K Prize pool. CouchWarriors supporting

CouchWarriors is proudly supporting a major Injustice 2 tournament to be hosted at PAX Australia with a prize pool of AUD$20,000!

Qualifiers will be held on Friday 27th. The final eight will compete on Sunday 29th for glory and their share of the massive prize pool:

1st prize: $7,500

2nd place: $5,000

3rd & 4th place: $3,500

REGISTER HERE: https://smash.gg/tournament/injustice-2-major-pax-aus-tournament

When: Round 1 qualifiers – Friday 27th October on the PAX Arena stage

Final 8 – Sunday 29th October on the PAX Arena stage

Where: PAX Australia, Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Cost: Entry to the tournament is free. Entry to the Friday session at PAX Australia required, valued at $65 – Sunday passes will be provided for anyone in the final 8 that doesn’t already have one. Tickets are available here.

BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLER There is a BYOC / Sticks policy for the event. We have some available for emergency and our friendly players will often loan a controller, but we ask you to please bring your own!

Throwdown Esports $16K Street Fighter V tournament at PAX Aus: CouchWarriors Supporting

CouchWarriors is proudly supporting a major Street Fighter V tournament to be hosted at PAX Australia with Throwdown Esports
The event will feature a $16,000 prize pool including a custom built Arcade Cabinet, and for the winner, a trip to Red Bull Kumite in Paris!
We will be hosting qualifying events in Melbourne, Sydney, and online, and assisting with the main event.
Sign up for the event including online qualifiers below!
Dates
Online Qualifiers:
Live Qualifiers:

Finals on Throwdown Stage Saturday 29th October

July and August ’17 Ranking Points Update

Every month at the CouchWarriors Ranking Battles, the results are tallied. At the end of the year, we’ll celebrate our most consistent placers with a top of table medal.

Here are the Top 3 in each game after the July and August Ranbats.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

Smash64 Points Melee Points Sm4sh
Points ProjectM Points
Pete 54 Dekar 36 Extra 44 Tyler 60
Mitch 42 PROLIFIC 28 Jdizzle 30 Nido 52
Indefa 36 Fess 26 Eternal 20 Dekar 24
SF5 Points USF4 Points DOA5U Points GGXrd Points KoF Points
Somniac 58 Sketch 18 Berzerk 48 Feri 62 Sketch 36
Zed 36 Carnage 10 AlexMD 46 Javi 54 Somniac 24
Reepuplzorg 34 Somniac 8 Ebabil 30 Julian 30 Toxy 10
Tekken7 Points VF5LR Points Injustice2 Points RoA Points
Bboy Phoenix 25 AlexMD 30 googie 18 SNC 60
Daniel 22 Berzerk 22 hazzles 16 Neeson 40
Chandy 20 Forever 0-2 14 DaBeast 12 Jet 22

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CouchWarriors 2017 Annual General Meeting

Date: October 1 Sunday
Time: 1PM-5PM
Venue: 6 Davies Street Library Room
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1748729842095423/

It’s time for the CouchWarriors Annual General Meeting.

CouchWarriors Mission Statement:

CouchWarriors is a non-for-profit association that was created in 2006 to help grow the Melbourne Fighting Game Community. We aim to do this by providing services and events for the community such as: creating welcoming spaces for new and veteran players to learn and play, running monthly ranking tournaments, hosting our national-level tournament Battle Arena Melbourne (BAM), and providing support and resources for companion events in the community.

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is open to the public, if you feel like you would like to be a part of CouchWarriors and to help out with tournaments and building up the fighting game community in Melbourne, please feel free to come along. Our scene is built on the passion and dedication of volunteers and organisers.

CouchWarriors is an open, egalitarian group run by a committee formed of community members. Anyone is welcome to attend regular meetings and have input into the direction of events like BAM.

Nominations:

2017 Officer positions (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasure) are determined at Annual General Meeting via nomination/election. First Round of Nominations are to be received 2 weeks before event (Nominees can make themselves known in the CouchWarriors Committee private group, or email us at contact@couchwarriors.org).
Not renominating: Daniel “Spoony” Finegan as President.

At the AGM we will discuss an agenda of the following:
-Review of events done this year such as BAM9, ranbats and convention activities
-Financial review
-Review of mission statement and strategies/plans moving forward
-Election of board members
-Procedural review such as ranbat roster/setup
-Review of structure and roles

The secretary will add a detailed agenda based on last year’s AGM agenda soon.

The AGM will be held at 6-8 Davies Street, in the meeting room at the back of the Masonic Hall (Same as the venue of our ranbats, different room).

Hope to see you all there!

ARMS Community Night

Special CouchWarriors invite: Join Nintendo’s ARMS Community Night!
There will be food, drink, prizes and all the ARMS action you can swing a glove at!

When: Saturday September 9th at 9pm

Where: 338 Queensberry St, North Melbourne

Cost: Free! Just show this invite graphic on your phone.

August Ranbat: Melbourne Tekken 7 IeSF and OHN15 Qualifier

CouchWarriors together with both OzHadou and Iesf are proud to present you this months special OHN and Iesf Qualifier. Both will be part of the August 19th Ranking Battle event.
Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/255153218310657/
Smash.gg signup page https://smash.gg/cwranbataug17

For OHN, We will be running seeding qualifiers for the upcoming Sydney Major OzHadou Nationals 15 on September 15th – 17th.
OHN Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/705996702903573

The games we will be running qualifiers for are as follows:

Street Fighter V
Tekken 7
Injustice 2
Guilty Gear Xrd Rev2
Blazblue Central Fiction
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
The King of Fighters XIV

Tekken 7 IESF Qualifier

Also in conjunction we will be using the Tekken tournament as the qualifier for the International Esports Federation Event where the winner gets sent to compete in another qualifier in NSW and the winner of THAT goes to BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA to compete!


http://www.ozhadou.net/ozhadou-x-iesf-tekken-7-qualifiers/

It is a great honour to join hands with such organizations so please bring the hype!

CouchWarriors July 22nd Ranbat – Smash 4 and RoA

Hi guys, the Melee+PM+FGC games CouchWarriors ranbat was last week, this Saturday is the ranbat for Smash 4 and Rivals of Aether.

Come for a full day of tournament fun and friendlies.


When: Saturday 22nd of July – 10am-10pm
Where: Brunswick Masonic Hall 6 Davies St, Brunswick North VIC 3056
Cost each day: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1442637635831069/
HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE:
1. Make an account with smash.gg
2. visit https://smash.gg/tournament/couchwarriors-july-ranking-battle-smash-4-roa

Schedule:

In the event that we have enough setups (NOTE: Rivals of Aether will not run if there are not enough sign ups)

10:30am – Doubles signups close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
1pm – Singles Sign ups Close
2pm – Singles Pools
Pro Smash 4 Bracket Starts when both waves finish
2:30pm – Rivals of Aether Bracket begins (Sign up at Venue before start time)


Schedule: In the event that we don’t have setups
10:30am – Doubles signups close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
1pm – Singles Sign ups Close
2pm – Singles Double Elimination
2:30pm – Rivals of Aether Bracket begins (Sign up at Venue before start time)


Please remember that the Smash 4 ranbat always falls on the third Saturday of the month, and the FGC+Melee Ranbat falls on the second Saturday.

Remember to also checkout the June CouchWarrior ranking points leaders as you compete at this ranbat! Win prizes and medals at the end of the year.

This ranking table is helpfully collated by our Sarah Morris every month, so thanks Sarah!

 

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