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SNK's Official Tournament "Samspi Dojo"on July 27!

SNK's Official Tournament

SNK announced the first official tournament "SAMURAI SPIRITS DOJO" for "SAMURAI SPIRITS", a sword fighting game for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which will be released on June 27, 2019.

The first Samurai Spirits Japan Champion will be chosen!

"SAMURAI SPIRITS" has been selected as the tournament title for the world's largest fighting game tournament "EVO 2019" to be held in Las M. Bizons, USA, from August 2 to August 4, local time.
More than 1,700 people have entered the EVO 2019 tournament, indicating the high level of interest in the event. *Entries for EVO 2019 are already closed.
The official tournament "SAMUSPI DOJO" will be held to determine the strongest player in Japan before the World Championships.

100,000 JPY prize for the winner

"SAMURAI SPIRITS" SNK official tournament "SAMUSPI DOJO".

In the "Samuspi Dojo" tournament, cash prizes and additional prizes will be awarded to the top players.
In addition to the 100,000 yen prize money, the winner will receive a "NEOGEO mini SAMURAI SHODOWN limited edition set" and other prizes, while the second place winner will receive a "NEOGEO mini SAMURAI SHODOWN limited edition set" and other prizes.
The 3rd to 16th place winners will also receive a "SNK eSports T-shirt" as an extra prize.

The prize money may not be as large as the 30,000 USD awarded at the EVO, but this is expected to be due to Japan's Premiums and Premiums Law and Gambling Law.

Live Broadcast of the Samurai Spirits Tournament


On the day of the event, the popular web program "SAMURAI SPIRITS DOJO", which has been delivering the latest information on "SAMURAI SPIRITS", will be revived as a special program and the tournament will be broadcast live.
Koichi and Ken-chan from "Godzilla Inn", a group that enjoys the game to the fullest, and Chisai Morinaga, a voice actor who voices the colors in "SAMURAI SPIRITS", will be presenting the final tournament for the 16 winners of the qualifying rounds.
The event will be broadcast on YouTube Live and Twitter Periscope on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 19:00.

Who will be crowned the strongest Samurai Spirits in Japan?

"SAMURAI SPIRITS" SNK's official tournament "Samuspi Dojo" is scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 13:00 to 22:30, and is currently accepting participants.
Tournament participants must enter the tournament at smash.gg in advance. Note that the entry period ends at 23:59 on Thursday, July 25, 2019.
It is no exaggeration to say that "SAMURAI SPIRITS" is the most popular fighting game in the genre today, and we cannot take our eyes off who will be the first Japanese champion.
For more details, please visit the SNK New Release page.

Event Summary

Outline of "SAMURAI SPIRITS" SNK official tournament "SAMUSPI DOJO"
Date and Time Saturday, July 27, 2019, 13:00 - 22:30 (tentative)
Please check the "Tournament Entry" for more details.
Location e-sports SQUARE Akihabara https://e-sports-square.com/
Box'R AKIBA Bldg. 2F, 3-2-12 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Participation Fee Participation and spectating in the tournament are both free of charge.
Pre-entry is required to participate in the tournament.
Spectators may be restricted when the venue is crowded.
Prize Money and Extra Prizes 1st Prize: 100,000 yen (cash prize)/Second Prize: "NEOGEO mini SAMURAI SHODOWN Limited Edition Set", etc.
2nd place: Extra prize "NEOGEO mini SAMURAI SHODOWN Limited Set", etc.
3rd-16th place: extra prize "SNK eSports T-shirt
Entry for the tournament
Number of participants 128 people (If there are too many entrants, the number will be determined by lottery.)
Entry Please pre-register at the entry site (smash.gg) below.
You will need to register an account on smash.gg to enter the competition.
If you wish to cancel your entry, please send an e-mail to [email protected]までご連絡ください using the e-mail address registered on smash.gg.
Entry Period Friday, July 19, 2019 - Thursday, July 25, 2019, 23:59
Preliminary Block
Notification of Winners
Friday, July 26, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
∙ We will contact you at the e-mail address you have registered with [email protected]より and smash.gg. If you have set up a spam filter, please make sure that you can receive emails from the "snk-corp.co.jp" domain.
The qualifying round will be divided into A and B blocks. Please note that the reception time is different for each block.
Preliminary Round Schedule Block A (64 players)】Reception time: 13:00-13:50 / Preliminary round starts at 14:00-.
Block B (64 players)】Reception time: 15:00 - 15:50 / Preliminary rounds begin at 16:00
Please arrive at the venue during the registration time. If you arrive after the registration time, you will be disqualified.
Final Schedule Final Tournament (16 players)] Final begins 19:00~.
The final tournament will be live-streamed.
Participation Fee Free of charge for both participation and spectating.
Pre-entry is required to participate in the tournament.
Spectators may be restricted when the venue is crowded.
Tournament Rules
Eligibility for Participation Participants must be 17 years of age or older and reside in Japan.
Match format Single elimination format.
Software The latest version of "SAMURAI SPIRITS" for PlayStation®4 will be used.
Controller Arcade controller and DUALSHOCK 4 will be provided by the organizer. Players may also bring their own controllers. However, the use of continuous fire and macro functions is prohibited.
Stage Selection "Random" will be used.
Character Change Only the player who lost the previous match can change his/her character.
1P/2P Selection The player listed first in the tournament table is the 1P, and the player listed last in the tournament table is the 2P.
Trouble during the match If a game is interrupted due to a pause, share, pressing an option, or the controller coming off, the player who interrupted the game will lose that game. For any other problems that occur during the game, please follow the judges of the organizer.
Other Notes This tournament will be recorded and filmed by the organizer and various media, and will be distributed live. Please be aware of this beforehand.
Personal information obtained at the event will be used for the purpose of contacting you regarding the event, and will be properly destroyed after the event is over.
No food or beverages are allowed to be brought into the venue.
【WEB Program】Outline of the Web Program
Program name Samuspi Dojo: SNK OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT
Date and Time Saturday, July 27, 2019, 19:00~.
*The final tournament will be distributed.
Cast Koichi (Godzilla Inn)
Ken-chan (Godzilla Inn)
Chisai Morinaga (voice actress playing the role of "Color")
Broadcast YouTube Live

Twitter Periscope

SNK offers US$30,000 Tournament Prize in
SNK offers US$30,000 Tournament Prize in"EVO 2019"...

SNK, the developer, and Athlon Games, the North American publisher, have announced that they will be offering a tournament prize of US$30,000 for EVO 2019.

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