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  • What To Watch: November 29 - December 5, 2018 (Kanto Tournament 5 and more!)


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    Here's your weekly What To Watch post for November 29 to December 5, 2018!

     

    What To Watch is a weekly series that is published every Thursday, giving readers information on the upcoming tournaments for the week. From local tournaments to free online brackets to majors, we'll let you know what to watch (or perhaps even compete in!) from today up to the coming Wednesday. This week, the highlight is undoubtedly Kanto Tournament 5, the fifth installment in the legendary Japanese tournament series. This weekend, get ready for some of the best Pokkén Tournament play of the season!

     

    Aside from Kanto Tournament 5, there are more great tournaments coming up, including Grand Capital Smash #12Gwinnett Brawl, and more.

     

    Did we miss a tournament? Let us know and it will be added to the list shortly.

     


     

    Friday, November 30, 2018

    Pokkén Colosseum

    Balance Patch | 1031 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 USA

    Spoiler

    Boston's weekly FGC event featuring Pokkén Tournament DX returns this Friday!

     

    Registration

    • On site
    • Venue fee: $10
    • Tournament entry: $5

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in EDT.
    • 6:00 PM: Registration
    • 8:00 PM: Bracket begins
    • 10:45 PM: Bracket ends

     

    Links

     

    December 1-2, 2018

    Kanto Tournament 5

    Sunshine City Convention Center | 3 Chome-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo 170-0013, Japan

    Spoiler

    The fifth installment of one of Pokkén's most legendary events... Japan's greatest players will face off this weekend!

     

    More information

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Grand Capital Smash #12

    Click eSports | 1665 Merivale Rd, Nepean, ON K2G 3K2, Canada

    Spoiler

    One of Canada's best Pokkén monthlies is back with its 12th edition!

     

    Registration

    • Online or on site
    • Venue fee: $10 CAD
    • Tournament entry:
      • Pokkén Tournament DX: $10 CAD
      • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles: $10 CAD
      • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Doubles: $5 CAD per player

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in EST.
    • 10:00 AM: Doors open
    • 11:00 AM: Registration
    • 12:00 PM: Pokkén Tournament DX bracket begins, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Doubles begins
    • 2:00 PM: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles pools begin
    • 5:30 PM: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles bracket begins

     

    Rules

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Tip of the Iceberg 3: Noot Fight

    Pokkén Tournament DX Online | Worldwide

    Spoiler

    The third installment of the online, free-to-enter, Empoleon only tournament, hosted by motherlatias.

     

    Registration

     

    Schedule

    • 1:00 PM EST: Bracket begins

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Gwinnett Brawl: December 2018

    The Wasteland Gaming | 3700 Satellite Blvd #7b, Duluth, GA 30096, USA

    Spoiler

    Georgia's FGC monthly continues with its December installment!

     

    Registration

    • Online or on site.
    • Venue fee:
      • $8 online*
      • $10 on site
    • Tournament entry: $5 per title

     

    *$8 venue fee is waived for the driver who has the longest commute coming to Gwinnett Brawl.

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in EST.
    • 12:00 PM: Doors open, registration begins
    • 2:00 PM: Pokkén Tournament DX bracket beginsGuilty Gear Xrd REV 2 bracket begins
    • 2:30 PM: Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] bracket begins
    • 3:00 PM: Soulcalibur VI bracket begins, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite bracket begins
    • 3:30 PM: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 bracket begins
    • 4:00 PM: BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle bracket begins
    • 5:00 PM: Tekken 7 bracket begins
    • 6:00 PM: Street Fighter V bracket begins
    • 7:00 PM: Dragon Ball FighterZ bracket begins

     

    Prizes

    • 2-5 entrants:
      • 1st Place: 100% of pot
    • 6-13 entrants:
      • 1st Place: 2/3 of pot
      • 2nd Place: 1/3 of pot
    • 14-29 entrants:
      • 1st Place: 4/7 of pot
      • 2nd Place: 2/7 of pot
      • 3rd Place: 1/7 of pot
    • 30-63 entrants:
      • 1st Place: 8/15 of pot
      • 2nd Place: 4/15 of pot
      • 3rd Place: 2/15 of pot
      • 4th Place: 1/15 of pot
    • 64-131 entrants:
      • 1st Place: 1/2 of pot
      • 2nd Place: 1/4 of pot
      • 3rd Place: 1/8 of pot
      • 4th Place: 1/16
      • 5th Place: 1/32 of pot
    • 132 or more entrants:
      • 1st Place: 16/33 of pot
      • 2nd Place: 8/33 of pot
      • 3rd Place: 4/33 of pot
      • 4th Place: 2/33 of pot
      • 5th Place: 1/33 of pot
      • 7th Place: 1/66

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Phase Shift #32 (Toys for Tots Donation Tournament)

    FX Game Exchange | 3000 Custer Rd, Plano, TX 75075, USA

    Spoiler

    The Texas community is doing a charity tournament for the first tournament of December!

     

    Registration

    • Online or on site
    • Venue fee: $5
    • Tournament entry:
      • Option A: Bring a minimum of 3 items to donate to Toys for Tots
      • Option B: Bring a minimum of $5 to donate to Toys for Tots
      • Option C: Pay $5 to enter Pokkén without donating

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in CST.
    • 3:00 PM: Doors open
    • 4:00 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Pokkén Weekly Return: Ricky Special #2

    Pokkén Tournament DX Online | Worldwide

    Spoiler

    The Pokkén Weekly Return tournament series is the Pokkén community's primary online, free-to-enter tournament series. There are prizes for the top three, and many top level players compete in the bracket, making this a great learning experience for both viewers and competitors.

     

    Registration

    • You can register for the event online here.
    • Entry: Free
    • Out of consideration for competitors around the globe, please ensure you have a stable internet connection if you wish to compete.

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in EST.
    • 2:30 PM: Check-in
    • 3:00 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    December 2018 Smash Jam

    The University of Utah | 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA

    Spoiler

    Utah's monthly fighting game tournament series, featuring Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Rivals of Aether, Project M, and Pokkén Tournament DX.

     

    Registration

    • Online or on site
    • Venue fee: $15
    • Pokkén bracket entry: $5

     

    Schedule

    • 11:30 AM: Pokkén Tournament DX registration ends
    • 12:00 PM - Pokkén Tournament DX bracket begins, Rivals of Aether bracket begins
    • 2:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Doubles bracket begins
    • 5:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles bracket begins
    • 7:00 PM - Project M bracket begins

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Australia Summer 2019 #1

    Pokkén Tournament DX Online | Australia

    Spoiler

    Australia's online weekly series continues this weekend!

     

    Registration

    • Online
    • Entry: Free
    • Registration is open to Australians only.

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in AEDT.
    • 6:00 PM: Check-in
    • 6:30 PM: Bracket start

     

    Links

     

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Singapore Season 2 Weekly #7

    Pokkén Tournament Online | Singapore

    Spoiler

    Season 2 of Singapore's online weekly is going strong!

     

    Registration

    • Register online
    • Entry: Free
    • Registration is open only to Singapore players.

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in SGT.
    • 9:30 PM: Check-ins
    • 10:00 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    Stun City

    TheHive eSports Bar | 49 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M4V 1L3, Canada

    Spoiler

    Toronto, Ontario's weekly events now include Pokkén!

     

    Registration

    • On site
    • Spectator venue fee: Free
    • Competitor venue fee: $10
    • Tournament entry: $2

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in SGT.
    • 6:30 PM: Doors open
    • 12:00 AM: Doors close

     

    Links

     

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    Neos City Brawl #41

    Truly Urban Hobby Shop | 2391 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10468, USA

    Spoiler

    Neos City Brawl has consistently been mentioned as the nation's most stacked and entertaining weekly to watch due to the incredibly skilled players who regularly attend.

     

    Registration

    • On site.
    • Venue fee: $5
    • Tournament entry: $5

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in EDT.
    • 4:00 PM: Check-in
    • 5:00 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    No Pause Weekly

    No Pause Gaming | 1700 N State St #16, Provo, UT 84604, USA

    Spoiler

    No Pause Gaming hosts brackets for Smash 4, Pokkén Tournament DX, and Rivals of Aether each week!

     

    Registration

    • On site.
    • Venue fee: $5
    • Tournament entry: $5

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in MDT.
    • 7:00 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    Origin 13

    Aidelon Gaming | 2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, OK 73013, USA

    Spoiler

    Every week, Aidelon Gaming hosts a Pokkén Tournament DX weekly called Origin.

     

    Registration

    • On site.
    • Venue fee: $2

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in CDT.
    • 6:30 PM: Registration
    • 7:00 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    Nekyucards Pokkén

    Nekocards | 311 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

    Spoiler

    The Victorian Pokkén community and Nekocards come together to bring you Nekyucards, the first exclusively offline Pokkén tournament in Australia.

     

    Registration

    • On site.
    • Player cap: 16
    • Tournament entry: Cost of one booster pack from Nekocards

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in AEDT.
    • 4:45 PM: Registration
    • 5:30 PM: Bracket starts
    • 8:00 PM: Doors close

     

    Links

     

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    Nebraska Pokkén at Alpha Esports Lounge

    Oakview Mall | 3001 S 144th St, Omaha, NE 68144, USA

    Spoiler

    Join the Nebraska Pokkén scene for their Tuesday weekly at Alpha Esports Lounge!

     

    Registration

    • You can register for the event in person.
    • Venue fee: $5
    • Tournament entry: $3

     

    Schedule

    • Times are in CDT.
    • 7:30 PM: Bracket starts

     

    Links

     

    Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    Ferrum Punch DX

    Pokkén Tournament DX Online | Latin America

    Spoiler

    The weekly tournament of the Latin American community. Join and show your skills to appear in the Latin America rankings!

     

    Registration

    • Online

     

    Links

     

    Here's to a great week for Pokkén!



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