[SNK Co., Ltd.]
“SWC JAPAN TOUR” held in Japan for qualifying for “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP”!
SNK Inc. “SWC JAPAN TOUR” held in Japan for qualifying for “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP”! …………………………………………………………………………………………… SNK Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, President: Koichi Toyama) is the “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (SWC)” final competition of “SAMURAI SPIRITS” and “THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV (KOF XIV)” We are pleased to announce that the “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP JAPAN TOUR (SWC JAPAN TOUR)” will be held.
“SWC JAPAN TOUR” is an e-sports tournament where you can get the right to participate in the “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (SWC)” finals that will determine the world ’s best fighting games “SAMURAI SPIRITS” and “THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV (KOF XIV)” is. Qualifying tournaments will be held in various parts of Japan, and the “SWC JAPAN TOUR” final tournament will be held in February 2020 with eight representative players from each title. The details of the tournament will be announced from time to time.
■ Tournament Name SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP JAPAN TOUR (SWC JAPAN TOUR)
■ Target event “SAMURAI SPIRITS” “THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV”
■ Qualifying tournament Authorized major esports tournaments in Japan as “SWC JAPAN TOUR” qualifying tournaments. The top players of each tournament will be given the right to participate in the “SWC JAPAN TOUR” final tournament.
■ Final Competition SNK sponsors a tournament for the “SWC JAPAN TOUR” final tournament with the right holders and invited players. Determine the winner of the title. ・ Date: February 29, 2020 (Saturday) ・ Venue: Tokyo, Japan ・ Number of players participating: “SAMURAI SPIRITS” competition 8 people, “KOF XIV” competition 8 people
■ Official site https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/swc/swcjt/
KOFes 2019 ・ Date: October 12 to October 13, 2019 ・ Venue: Tokyo (Akihabara Ekimae Onoden Main Store 5F Event Space Entas) ・ Title / Number of participation slots: “SAMURAI SPIRITS” x 2 slots, “KOF XIV” x 2 slots buttonmashers-game.com/kofes2019/
■ 2nd YUBIWAZA CUP ・ Date: October 25-27, 2019 ・ Venue: Osaka (Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation 1st Floor Chayamachi Plaza Stage) ・ Title / Number of participation slots: “SAMURAI SPIRITS” x 2 slots www.mbs.jp/yubiwazacup/
■ Dazaijoen Festival ・ Date: November 16 to November 17, 2019 ・ Venue: Kyoto (Toei Dazai Film Village) ・ Title / Number of participation slots: “SAMURAI SPIRITS” x 1 www.joraku-matsuri.com/ * Entry is scheduled to begin in mid-October. Other eligible tournaments will be added.
■ Qualifying tournament ・ The rules for the qualifying tournament are based on the rules established by the tournament organizer. ・ Only those living in Japan will be eligible to participate in the SWC JAPAN TOUR finals. ・ If the player who has won the “ SWC JAPAN TOUR ” final tournament right in the qualifying tournament already has the “ SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ” final tournament right or the “ SWC JAPAN TOUR ” final tournament right, the next ranked player Transfer the right to play. ・ If a player who wins the “ SWC JAPAN TOUR ” final tournament wins the “ SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Final Tournament ” at a later date, the SWC Japan Secretary will decide to qualify for another qualifying tournament or other players at the SWC JAPAN TOUR final Transfer the tournament right.
■ Final Competition ・ If a player misses, the right to play may be transferred to other qualifiers or other players at the discretion of the SWC Secretariat. ・ Transportation expenses for participating in the final competition will be borne by the SWC Secretariat.
■ Personal information ・ The information (personal information, photos, and videos) collected by the SWC Secretariat will be used for the purpose of running and publicizing the Games. About SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP” is an e-sports competition that determines the world’s best fighting games “SAMURAI SPIRITS” and “KOF XIV”. Qualifying tournaments will be held in various regions of the world, and final tournaments will be held in Japan from March 28th (Sat) to 29th (Sun) in 2020. The total prize money is planned to be over 10 million yen. SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP official website https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/swc/
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