Hangzhou, China, 21 July 2023 – Prepare to be captivated by the electrifying world of Street Fighter V: Champion Edition! The much-awaited tournament is set to ignite, starting from July 22 to July 23, 2023.
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition is an adrenaline-pumping fighting game that brings iconic characters to life in intense battles. Players can choose from a diverse roster of fighters, each with unique abilities and skills, and engage in fast-paced, strategic combat.
With stunning visuals and a variety of game modes, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition has not only conquered the gaming world but has also solidified its place in pop culture. With its iconic characters, memorable moves, and electrifying battles, the game has become a beloved classic that resonates with fans of all ages.
Get ready for an epic showdown as teams from five Asian regions clash in an exhilarating quest to secure their regional rankings ahead of the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022!
The Regional competition will adhere to the following format:
Best-of-Three (BO3) Swiss System
- Athletes meet one-on-one in each round and are paired using a set of rules designed to ensure that each player plays opponents with a similar running score but does not play the same opponent more than once. The matches of the first round will be played by draw, and the schedule will be published before the start of the tournament.
- The matches will be played in a Best-of-Three (BO3) format; VERSUS, 99 seconds, 2/3 Rounds, where the winner is the first athlete to win two games.
- Points will be awarded for each match, with one (1) point awarded for a win, zero (0) points for a loss, and one (1) point awarded for a bye.
- Tiebreaker Rules: If two or more participants are tied with the same match wins at the end of the Swiss Round, their ranking order will be decided as per below:
- Net game wins
- Single Game Tiebreaker Match
Don’t forget to catch the matches live on our official YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook channels, @AESF_Official. Tune in to experience the exhilarating battles and see which country will emerge victorious, asserting their dominance in this intense competition
Athletes and Teams to watch:
Brandon Chia is a highly skilled Street Fighter athlete known for his main character, ‘Akuma,’ and has demonstrated exceptional skills in his gameplay. Throughout his career, he has consistently competed at various prestigious tournaments, including Battle Arena Melbourne 11, CAPCOM Pro Tour 2019 ASIA Premier, Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 Southeast Asia 2, Saigon Cup 2018, SEA Major 2019, and Taipei Major 2019, where he showcased his talent on a competitive stage. His outstanding performance also led him to secure a remarkable 3rd place in EVO 2021 Online SFV – Asia South, further solidifying his reputation as a top-tier player in the region.
TPE Oil King
Oil King is known for his highly calculated approach in decision-making when it comes to fighting off his opponents. One would never expect the timing when he would push his opponents to the corner of the screen and wouldn’t stop attacking until the round is over. His distinctive playstyle presents a challenge to prepare for, making him a formidable opponent you’d rather avoid encountering in your bracket. As a result, he has achieved numerous top placings at prestigious tournaments, boasting victories at events like FV Cup 2017, CPT 2018 Online Event: Asia East Two, TGU x Sea Major Thailand 2019, and many others.