GameStop to Hold Street Fighter IV Tournament

BY Andrew Miesner / February 3, 2009

One of the largest video game retailers GameStop, has partnered with Capcom Entertainment Inc. and the EVO Championship Series to host Street Fighter IV tournaments around the game’s launch. The tournaments are to be held at over 2,400 different GameStop locations and will start on Saturday, February 21, 2009. The winner of the individual store tournaments will advance on to district tournaments which are to be held on March 14th. From here, the top 16 region winners will be moving on to a championship event to be held in San Francisco. The Grand Prize winner will receive an authentic Japanese-style Street Fighter arcade machine.

Store winners will advance to a series of District Tournaments on Feb. 28; winners of these competitions will advance to the Regional Finals, which will take place on March 14. The top 16 Regional finalists will advance to the championship event, to be held on April 18 in San Francisco. Finalists will battle the competition in a series of matches on Street Fighter IV until one player is left standing. The Grand Prize winner will receive an authentic Japanese-style Street Fighter arcade machine. All 16 finalists will receive MadCatz official Street Fighter IV FightPads and FightSticks, and will qualify for the quarter finals stage of the EVO Championship Series world finals, the premiere fighting championship series for video gamers being held July 17-19 in Las Vegas.

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Source: ElmundoTech

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