Sunday, August 12, 2012

NYC Street Fighter 25th Anniversary tournament results

Dieminion and WolfKrone share words after their AE v.2012 tournament final at Center548 in NYC

Like the Olympics, this one's a wrap.

The second 25th Street Fighter Anniversary tournament took place this weekend (August 11-12) at Center548 in New York City. Numerous Street Fighter favorites of the past 25 years were played such as Turbo HD Remix, 3rd Strike, SFxT, and Arcade Edition v.2012 (AE v.2012).

Heavy hitters from the east coast including Dieminion entered the tournament. Even west coast players took a stab at first place finishes. Former New York City standout Justin Wong, among others represented Southern California. Who took home the top prizes?

Head past the jump to find out.

AE v.2012 Top 8
First Place: BT Dieminion (Guile)
2nd: WolfKrone (C. Viper)
3rd: AquaSilk (Zangief)
4th: EG Justin Wong (Rufus)
5th: EMP Sanford Kelly (Sagat)
5th: FNEX K-Brad (Cammy)
7th: EG PR Balrog (Balrog)
7th: LOUD Zeus (Vega)

SFxT Top 8
First Place: ER Tatsu (Vega, Xiaoyu)
2nd: UYG Nuckledu (Guile, Zangief)
3rd: FC NYChrisG (Xiaoyu, Cammy)
4th: EG PR Balrog (Kazuya, Ryu)
5th: TS Arturo Sanchez (Dhalsim, Vega)
5th: A&C Mosh (Guile, Sagat | Ken, Cole)
7th: T-ARA Will08 (Julia, Chun-Li)
7th: BT Dieminion (Guile, Cammy)

3rd Strike Top 8
First Place: Nica KO (Yang)
2nd: EG Ricky Ortiz (Chun-Li)
3rd: Adam3s (Chun-Li, Dudley)
4th: FC NYChrisG (Yang)
5th: Therapist (Ibuki)
5th: Ahmed (Chun-Li, Ken)
7th: KO Fiend (Yang)
7th: MTLSF Chi-Rithy (Chun-Li, Yun)

Turbo HD Remix
First Place: Damdai (Ryu, Dhalsim)
2nd: Mars Gattai (Guile, oGuile)
3rd: EMP Hiro (M. Bison, Vega)
4th: Technical Monkey (Chun-Li)
5th: EG Justin Wong (oSagat)
5th: Tecmo Super Bowl (Guile)
7th: EG PR Balrog (Balrog)
7th: Green Tea