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!

 

June ’17 Ranking Points Update

Every month at the CouchWarriors Ranking Battles, the results are tallied and 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 June’s Ranbat, which saw the debut of TEKKEN and INJUSTICE 2.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

Photos from this month are below the table.

Smash64 Points Melee Points Smash4 Points ProjectM Points
Pete 40 Dekar 36 Extra 30 Tyler 48
Indefa 30 Fess 20 Jdizzle 22 Nido 34
Mitch 28 Saucy 14 Snugs 18 Dekar 24
SF5 Points DOA5U Points GGXrd Points KoF Points
Somniac 48 AlexMD 46 Feri 42 Sketch 26
Reepuplzorg 32 Berzerk 32 Javi 40 Somniac 24
Zed 28 Robdawgg 17 Julian 20 Toxy 10
Tekken7 Points VF5LR Points Injustice2 Points RoA Points
Daniel 14 AlexMD 10 googie 10 SNC 40
Bboy Phoenix 14 Berzerk 8 kd 8 Neeson 24
Chandy 10 BonBon 6 hazzles 6 Jet 22

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COUCHWARRIORS HOSTING FIGHTING GAMES AT OZ COMIC CON 2017! JULY 1-2

This weekend sees the return of OzcomicCon to Melbourne!  

Among the fun of guests, panels, cosplay and stalls you will find CouchWarriors hosting fighting game casuals and tournaments in the OCC Gaming area.  So come join us to enjoy some gaming at the convention.

We’ll be hosting Learn to Play along with casual matches and tournaments.

Games:

Street Fighter 5
Tekken 7
Injustice 2
Super Smash Bros for WiiU
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round

Here is the schedule, read on for list of games and rules. Click here for live schedule link

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BAM9 – Results

What a huge weekend it was at the Melbourne Convention Centre for Battle Arena Melbourne 9!  The CouchWarriors team is incredibly proud of the event and pleased to see so many people had a great time.  With over 900 competitors and overall attendance over 1,800, it was an awesome event. From the community buzz and smiling faces at the afterparty, it looks like everyone had a great time, which is the number one thing for us.

Photography, replays and more are to come, but for now, here are the top results across each tournament as found in Smash.GG/BAM9

Hit up the Twitch replays for each game by following the guide in this post

Photos:

Full tournament results list below

Capcom Pro Tour official results page 

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BAM EVE Roundup – POT Bonuses, Floor Plan, Stream Guide

Battle Arena Melbourne 9 is upon us!

See below for the Stream guide, Floor plan and review the POT Bonuses for each Major game.  Plus, we have VR Fighting game VFC on the floor and info on discounts for meals and drinks at the BAM Afterparty.

Finally, make sure you take in this handy BAM9 Event Guide from our Facebook event.

Streaming Channels:

www.twitch.tv/CapcomFighters

www.twitch.tv/NewGamePlusTV

www.twitch.tv/BandaiNamcoEurope

www.twitch.tv/MelbourneMelee

www.twitch.tv/CouchWarriorsSmash

Follow the event discussion at discord.gg/c7hww6q

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