World Street Fighter Champions Daigo and Infiltration confirmed for #BAM9

Two mighty World Champions of Street Fighter have been confirmed. Both Daigo and Infiltration will be at #BAM9!
Will you be there?

Daigo Umehara also known as The Beast is a multiple title fighting game champion. He won two consecutive EVO World Championships in Street Fighter IV, and famed for this video, EVO Moment 37.

Lee Seon-woo aka Infiltration burst on to the scene during Street Fighter IV and his powerful, methodical play and ability to “download” an opponent’s playstyle and overcome them has led him to dominance and is the first Street Fighter V EVO World Champion. [Video]

More international player reveals to come!

You can register for Battle Arena Melbourne 9 here

March ’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 March’s Ranbat.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

RoA Points Smash64 Points Melee Points Smash4 Points ProjectM Points
SNC 30 Pete 20 Dekar 28 Snugs 18 Tyler 30
Jet 18 Indefa 20 Fess 20 Ghost 16 Dekar 24
Neeson 16 Mitch 20 SANick 10 Extra 16 Nido 16
SF5 Points DOA5U Points GGXrd Points KoF Points
Somniac 30 AlexMD 26 Feri 26 Somniac 16
Reepuplzorg 18 Berzerk 24 Javi 24 Sketch 16
Zed 12 Ebabil 10 Julian 16 Toxy 10

Ranking Battles Section

CouchWarriors March Ranbats: 18th (Melee+FGC) & 25th (Smash 4+RoA)

CouchWarriors Ranbats return this March!

Here are the details for this month’s ranbats.

CouchWarriors 18th of March Melee+ Traditional Fighters ranbat

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1839973752954682/

Location: 6-8 Davies Street

Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)

Preregister: https://smash.gg/tournament/couchwarriors-march-ranking-battle-melee-pm-and-fgc-games

Schedule: 

10am – Doors, Casual play
11am – PM Singles
12.30pm – Melee Doubles
2pm – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
2pm – King Of Fighters XIV
2:30pm – Melee Singles Pools (2 waves)
3pm – Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator (Free)
4pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
5pm – 7pm – Streetfighter V
Top 32 Melee Bracket Start when both waves finish

CouchWarriors 25th of March Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1801113033489409/

Location: 6-8 Davies Street

Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)

Preregister: https://smash.gg/tournament/couchwarriors-march-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 – Singles Sign ups Close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
2pm – Singles Pools (Top 32 Will start 30 minutes after pools are done)
2:30pm – Rivals of Aether Bracket begins (Sign up at Venue before start time)

Schedule: In the event that we don’t have setups for RoA

10:30am – Doubles signups close
11am – Singles Sign ups Close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
2pm – Singles Double Elimination
2:30pm – Rivals of Aether Bracket begins (Sign up at Venue before start time)

Updated Ranbat points rankings can be found here.

See you guys there for an exciting day of tournament fun!

 

February ’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 February’s Ranbat.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

RoA Points Smash64 Points Melee Points Smash4 Points ProjectM Points
SNC 20 Pete 20 Dekar 18 Ghost 16 Tyler 20
Jet 16 Indefa 14 Fess 14 Jdizzle 12 Dekar 16
Osu 10 Mitch 12 SANick 10 Extra 10 Nido 12
SF5 Points DOA5U Points GGXrd Points KoF Points
Somniac 20 AlexMD 18 Javi 18 Toxy 10
Reepuplzorg 10 Berzerk 14 Feri 16 Somniac 8
Burnoutfighter 10 Ebabil 10 Julian 14 Sketch 6

Ranking Battles Section

Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Revealed: BAM9 is a Global Premier Event

Capcom has revealed details about the 2017 Capcom Pro Tour structure, confirming Battle Arena Melbourne 9 as a Global Premier Event!

UPDATE: The international champions are coming! Already confirmed are Daigo, Inflitration and Xian.

Unlike last year, winners of Premier events are not guaranteed entry into the year-ending Capcom Cup, but are awarded a large amount of points towards their place on the CPT Global Leaderboards – 400 points, in fact: as many as getting to the Top 4 at Evolution!

BAM is the one of the largest annual fighting game tournaments in the southern hemisphere, and BAM9 will be our biggest year yet. Be sure to book your ticket now!

More information about #CPT2017:
http://capcomprotour.com/capcom-pro-tour-2017-details/

Book now for #BAM9:
http://couchwarriors.org/wp/bam9/

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CouchWarriors February Ranbats: 18th (Melee+FGC) & 25th (Smash 4+RoA)

CouchWarriors Ranbats return this February!

Just a reminder that we will stick to this format for the entire year:

3rd Saturday of the month: Melee + Traditionals Fighters Ranbat (e.g. SFV, MKX, GGXrd, DOA5, KOFXIV)

4th Saturday of the month: Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether

Here are the details for this month’s ranbats.

CouchWarriors 18th of February Melee+ Traditional Fighters ranbat

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1666377263654815/

Location: 6-8 Davies Street

Preregister: https://smash.gg/tournament/couchwarriors-february-ranking-battle-melee-pm-and-fgc-games

Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)

Schedule: 

10am – Doors, Casual play
11am – PM Singles
12.30pm – Melee Doubles
2pm – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
2pm – King Of Fighters XIV
2:30pm – Melee Singles Pools (2 waves)
3pm – Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator (Free)
4pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
5pm – 7pm – Streetfighter V
Top 32 Melee Bracket Start when both waves finish

CouchWarriors 25th of February Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1670173219947208/

Location: 6-8 Davies Street

Preregister: https://smash.gg/tournament/couchwarriors-february-ranking-battle-melee-pm-and-fgc-games

Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)

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 – Singles Sign ups Close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
2pm – Singles Pools (Top 32 Will start 30 minutes after pools are done)
2:30pm – Rivals of Aether Bracket begins (Sign up at Venue before start time)

Schedule: In the event that we don’t have setups for RoA

10:30am – Doubles signups close
11am – Singles Sign ups Close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
2pm – Singles Double Elimination
2:30pm – Rivals of Aether Bracket begins (Sign up at Venue before start time)

Updated Ranbat points rankings can be found here.

See you guys there for an exciting day of tournament fun!

 

January ’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 January’s Ranbat.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

RoA Points Smash64 Points Melee Points Smash4 Points ProjectM Points
SNC 10 Pete 10 Dekar 10 Extra 10 Tyler 10
Jet 8 Indefa 8 Fess 8 Popp1 8 Dekar 8
Neeson 6 DSC 6 PROLIFIC 6 Ghost 6 Nido 6
SF5 Points DOA5U Points GGXrd Points
Somniac 10 Ebabil 10 Javi 10
dszg 8 AlexMD 8 Julian 8
Zed 6 Berzerk 6 Feri 6

Ranking Battles Section

CouchWarriors 2017 Ranbats are back!

CouchWarriors ranbats are back in 2017! The traditional fighters + Melee ranbat will be on the 21st of JanuaryAnd we have the Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether July Ranbat on the 28th of January. Come for a day of tournament excitement and casuals – place well in the ranbat season and win medals and prizes at the end of the year!

Be sure to check which weekend coincides with the games that you play:

Time: 10:00am – late
Location: 6 Davies St, Brunswick North, VIC 3056
Entry Fee: $10 plus tournaments

Official Facebook event pages: 

CW Traditional Fighters+Melee Jan Ranbat – Jan 21st

CW Smash 4 Jan Ranbat – Jan 28th

CouchWarriors December FINAL Ranbat results!

We had an amazing ranbat to cap off the year – thanks to the guys over at the Virtual Fighting Championship studio we were able to book both rooms at the CQ. (Essentially the entire BAM8 venue). We had 257 registered players, door prizes, medals and prizes for the ranking battle season winners, Virtual Reality fighting game tournaments, livestreams and games all night. Thanks to everybody for coming and click below for the full results! Read more

CouchWarriors FINAL 2016 Ranbat- December 10 at CQ Hotel!

CouchWarriors is capping off 2016 with a huge event – just like last year we’re hosting our final ranbat at the CQ hotel right in the Melbourne CBD for a one day fighting game extravaganza.

Ring in the holiday season with some fighting game cheer- and we have many special surprises in store for you!

The top 3 placers in our 2016 ranking battle points for Smash 4, Melee and SFV will be competing for a $250 prize bonus – with the highest point placer for each game receiving a medal and a special prize (TBA).

The December Ranbat will bring extra weight- placing in December will earn you double points! (Usually 10 for 1st, 8 for 2nd and 6 for 3rd) The top two current places for Smash 4 and SFV are currently separated by three points, so do your best at the remaining two ranbats in November and December!

Check out current rankings here: http://couchwarriors.org/wp/october-ranking-points-update/

Pre-register for the December ranbat here and put yourself in the running to win some prizes from our sponsors!

See you there for an exciting day of casuals and tournament hype – who will make it across the finish line?

Dates: Saturday, December 10
Time: 10am-10pm
Location: Event Room #2: CQ Functions, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne
Entry Fee: $15 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1795761604018988/

Schedule

11am – Project M

12pm – Smash 4 Doubles (you cannot enter melee doubles if you enter s4 doubles)

12:30pm – Melee Doubles (you cannot enter s4 doubles if you enter melee doubles)

1pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

1pm – Mortal Kombat X

2pm – Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator

2:30pm – Rivals of Aether

3pm – Smash 4 Singles

3pm – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

3pm – King of Fighters XIV

3:30pm – Melee Singles

4pm – Street Fighter V

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! Also, while we have enough equipment to run the tournaments, everyone will appreciate anybody who can bring setups for casuals and DIYs.

How to get there

CQ Functions is on Queen St, a short walk up from Melbourne Central train Station, or Flinders St Station.

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