This week we got plenty of FGC events but no outstanding non-FGC eSports events. Oh well, there’s something happening all around the globe. North America, Europe, and Asia has events going on this week. As usual though, some information is hard to come by. I will update accordingly when the necessary information becomes available.

Tokyo Tekken Masters

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As the name suggests, this is Tekken world tour masters event in Tokyo. The website is mostly in Japanese, so I can’t make heads or tails of it. There isn’t a single schedule in sight, so I hope at least the players know when to show up. But I’m fairly sure that it’s going to be streamed on the Tekken Twitch account. Maybe in English since I Rip is going to be there.

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Tekken

Heir 5

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There seems to have been some hesitation on the organizer’s part. But in the end they said, and I quote, “Fuck it, we’re doing it.” Alcohol most definitely lead to this decision. But I’m glad they drank. It led to quite the prestigious European Smash Melee tournament.

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Clash of the Carolinas II

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Heir 5 is exclusively a Smash Melee event, they’re not having anything else. Clash of the Carolinas 2 comes in to fill this void. They got Melee, WiiU, and Project M events, and some FGC on the side.

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Schedule: (EDT Time)

10:00 - Venue Opens
10:45 - Registration For Melee and Smash 4 Doubles ENDS
11:00 - Doubles Begins
12:30 - Registration for Smash Singles Ends.
13:00 - Wave 1 Singles Pool Begins (both games)
14:30 - Wave 2 Singles Pool Begins (both games)
14:30 - Rivals and FGC begins (FGC game schedule to be released soon)
17:00 - Crew Battles to begin.
18:30 - Top 24 Singles to begin.

FGC SCHEDULE:
14:00 - Dragon Ball FighterZ and SFIII: 3rd Strike
16:00 - BlazBlue Cross Tag and Street Fighter V
18:00 - Tekken 7

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Red Bull Conquest Qualifier – Oakland

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This is weird. On smash.gg it says that the red bull conquest qualifiers are going to Oakland this week. But on the red bull conquest website it says San Francisco. Oh well, they’re going to be in California somewhere. All you need to know is that they start at 10am and end at 9:30 pm, local time of course.

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Schedule: (PDT Time)

10:00 - Doors open
12:00 - Pools begin
17:00 - Semis
18:00 - Finals begin
21:30 - Expected ending

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Super Smash Fight Club 3

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Over in Houston, Texas, even more people are smashing. For the third time people are going to show up to this fight club and smash. Smash melee and Smash 4, singles and doubles.

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Schedule: (CDT Time)

9:00 - The Smash United / Mainline team begins setting up
10:00 - Registration begins
12:00 - Doubles (Melee and Smash 4)
14:00 - Singles Pools - Wave A (Melee and Smash 4)
15:30 - Singles Pools - Wave B (Melee and Smash 4)
17:00 - Final Bracket Begins / Redemption Bracket Begins

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TWFighter Major 2018

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A Capcom pro tour and DBFZ world tour event in Taipai City, Taiwan. Hometown of a dear friend of mine who has no interest in fighting games. But that’s okay. Street Fighter and DBFZ aren’t my cup of tea, but I’m gonna leave these here for those of you who like cream.

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Mandarin Stream Channel 1
Mandarin Stream Channel 2
CapcomFighters
DragonballFighterZ

Papito Qinn is into the whole YouTube thing, is the winner of the 2016 SpookTAYcular Scary Story Contest, and atwitter incompetent. “Probably a good idea to let the FGC have the summer.”