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The Best Matches From South East Asia Major 2018

Southeast Asian’s fighting game scene takes a step towards the mainstream with the recent South East Asia Major 2018 fighting game tournament.

With titles like Street Fighter V to even upcoming 3D weapons-based epic SoulCalibur VI (out next week BT dubs), this year’s highlights are looking just as exhilarating as this year’s EVO 2018 offerings. Arguably moreso since we have an influx of Japanese players and killers willing to cut their teeth in such a prestigious tournament.

This weekend, we’ll be showing off the best plays and current results from the 13th to 14th of October. So do watch this space for updates!

Gachikun Is Your SEA Major 2018 SFV Asian Finals Winner (14th October)

Everyone is vying to take down last year’s EVO champion Tokido, and this year at SEA Major it’s no different. Just like with BigBird in the Asian Open Premier, Tokido seems to have a problem with turbulent winds. With good reads and a little bit of lapse judgment from Tokido, Gachikun secured a straight victory.

Guess he and BigBird can be best buds in the “I Slayed Tokido” club.

Singapore & Brunei Dominates Top 5 In SoulCalibur VI (14th October)

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Even though the force of nature that is SonicFox is the cream of the crop in SoulCalibur VI, that wasn’t the case in South East Asia Major 2018’s SoulCalibur VI tournament. Singapore’s Shen Yuan used Siegfried to lay the smack down onto SonicFox’s Geralt with great broadsword zoning and footsies.

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On top of that, Brunei’s 0rez (Nightmare) and Singapore’s Shen Chan (Zasalamel) showed their SoulCalibur dominance in the entirety of the tournament. If you want to learn how to play a beginner-killer like Nightmare or an expert-level character like Zasalamel, this SEA Major 2018 brawl is as good as any to start learning tricks.

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Jeondding Wins Tekken 7 Tournament With “Low Tier” Characters

It’s no secret in the Tekken 7 circuit that Eddie Gordo and Lucky Chloe are not exactly S-Tier characters. Korean pro player Jeondding basically took the tier concept and chuck it out the window with his solid play using the aforementioned bottom-of-the-barrel fighters.

He went against the likes of Qudans (Devil Jin), Book (Jin), and The Philippines’ AK (Shaheen). The latter’s fight against Jeondding was one for the ages with so many close calls when the clock had only less than 10 seconds left.

This Crazy SC6 Ring Out… (13th October)

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The less said about the repercussions of Reversal Edge, the better.

Malaysia Kicks Xian Out Of SFV (13th October)

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Malaysia and Singapore’s great SFV hope, IAmChuan and Xian respectively, have to go toe-to-toe in the loser’s bracket in the SFV Open Premier. With a lot of patience, IAmChuan persevered and got a win out of it. Sure, IAmChuan ended up at 13th place in the end, but during the heat of the moment, it was nice to dream about Malaysia being within the top 10.

At least Xian has the Asia Regional Finals to win face.

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At the very least, Singapore still has its Cammy player Bravery to fight out of loser’s bracket. No pressure.

Tokido’s Many Near-Misses & Clutch (13th October)

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If anything, Tokido is the good kind of try-hard player. Not satisfied with his past achievements, the Akuma player is hungry for more, be it using a Demon Flip mixup to take down Stormkubo’s Abigail or a close comeback against ROF’s Birdie.

NL’s Fancy Moves < Wakeup DP (13th October)

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Mr Toffee’s a scrub in this game, but even he knows an oncoming wakeup DP coming a mile away. Still, NL’s fancy Urien juggling is stuff for the aegis, I mean ages.

Duelling Legends (13th October)

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It’s nice to see Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong fighting each other in the same type of game, this time in the top 16 bout of Street Fighter V. Check out the tense set between Daigo’s Guile and Justin’s Menat as they use two of the most defensive and footsies-heavy characters in the game.

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DBFZ’s SonicFox Knocked Down To Loser’s Bracket

(13th October)

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Even Android 16’s grapple power is no match for Moke’s Kid Buu shenanigans.

America In Top 8

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DBFZ’s Bardock may be the best offensive character in the game, but even he can’t do a comeback from a single pixel of health in a tournament setting.

BigBird Beats Tokido

It’s a shame BigBird didn’t use Ken here in this fight against EVO 2017 champion Tokido. Still, his Rashid is nothing to scoff at. This is one of those matches where the winner ends up with most of his/her life intact since these fighters capitalize more on momentum and wakeup guesses.

UAE’s BigBird Representing Ken Mains

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With a solid Ken pick, this UAE player hits all the right notes with his mixups, overheads, and Ken mid-level rush play against Mago’s crazy Cammy play. Never underestimate the damage this version of Ken can do.

Results

Street Fighter V Asia Regional Finals (Capcom Pro Tour)

1. Gachikun (Rashid)
2. FOX|Tokido (Akuma)
3. CYG|Fuudo (R. Mika)
4. FD|Fujimura (Ibuki)
5. AB|Chuan (Guile)
5. UYU|NL (Cammy)
7. FAV|Sako (Menat)
7. RZR|Xian (Ibuki)

Street Fighter V Open Premier Results (Capcom Pro Tour)

1. NASR|BigBird (Rashid, Ken)
2. FOX|Tokido (Akuma)
3. CYG|GamerBee (Cammy)
4. CYG|Daigo (Guile)
5. FOX|Justin Wong (Menat)
5. Mago (Cammy)
7. DNG|Itabashi Zangief (Abigail)
7. FAV|Sako (Menat)
9. Bravery (Cammy)
9. Gachikun (Rashid)

Dragon Ball FighterZ Results

1. GGP|Kazunoko (Gotenks, Adult Gohan, Yamcha)
2. Ponos|Moke (Bardock, Kid Buu, Trunks | Cell, Kid Buu, Trunks)
3. CO|Dogura (Kid Buu, Android 16, Cooler)
4. CO|Fenrich (Cell, Bardock, Vegeta)
5. FT|Kaimart (Vegito, Kid Buu, Teen Gohan)
5. FOX|Dekillsage (Adult Gohan, Tien, Android 16)
7. Acqua (Captain Ginyu, Android 16, Tien)
7. FOX|SonicFox (Beerus, Bardock, Android 16)

Tekken 7 Results

1. UYU|Jeondding (Eddy, Lucky Chloe)
2. PBE|AK (Shaheen)
3. Tejan (Asuka)
4. UYU|Qudans (Devil Jin)
5. AR|Book (Jin)
5. COOASGAMES|Noroma (Devil Jin, JACK-7, Law)
7. Yamasa|Nobi (Steve, Dragunov)
7. EQNX|Dimeback (Asuka)

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

1. KojiKOG (Waldstein, Tager)
2. Nameless (Ruby, Gordeau)
3. LG|Gouda (Gordeau, ν -No.13-)
4. GGP|Kazunoko (Ruby, Gordeau)
5. Tsurugi|Tomorelo (Mai, Gordeau)
5. Llon_Nu13 (ν -No.13-, Vatista)
7. CO|Fenrich (Jin, ν -No.13-)
7. LG|Ryota (Ruby, Weiss)

Marvel vs Capcom Infinite Results

1. EG NYChrisG
2. Birdee
3. InC Andrew
4. WEBSTA Heartia
5. KX
5. InC VGD
7. InC Meelz
7. ADMY D.R. Fierce
9. 0rez
9. Shaydo
9. Echofox JWong

SoulCalibur VI Results

1. Shen Yuan (Siegfried)
2. FOX|SonicFox (Geralt)
3. 0rez (Nightmare)
4. Saunic (Kilik)
5. Shen Chan (Zasalamel)
5. Nameless (Geralt)
7. Akabane (Zasalamel)
7. Shen Ou (Kilik)

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