EVO 2019 championship was held from August 2nd through 4th and it rose up to the expectations of it being one of the largest tournaments in the world, at least for fighting games. Adrenaline was pumping, players were battling in 9 beautiful games, and the relentless combat was finished last night. The winners and highlights are emerging online the whole morning, and here are some of the best moments on the tournament, per game…
Dragon Ball FighterZ – GO1 is the new champion!
The final match was fought between Goichi “GO1” Kishida and Dominique “SonicFox” McLean. The two players clashed last year in the finals as well, which was notoriously close and exciting, and now we were all ready for a rematch! SonicFox won in 2018 by the skin of his teeth, and that was after GO1 even collected all of the dragon balls and got his wish. This year, GO1 cried after the final match, but he cried tears of joy… Goichi won this time and cried as he was crowned Dragon Ball FighterZ champion. Besides SonicFox and GO1, other finalists included: Fenritti, Shanks, Hirohiro, B, NYChrisG, and Kazunoko.
Dragon Ball FighterZ grand finals SonicFox vs GO1:
Mortal Kombat 11 – SonicFox is the new champion!
Final Match was between Dominique “SonicFox” McLean and Ryan “Dragon” Walker. SonicFox was playing Cassie Cage vs Cetrion by Dragon and the matches have seen a roller coaster of the two taking the lead respectively. But, after landing a few good combos, SonicFox won. Other finalists included: Tekken Master, Deoxys, Tweedy, A F0xy Grandpa, Semiij, and Hayatei. Here are the final matches…
Mortal Kombat 11 grand finals SonicFox vs Dragon:
Soul Calibur 6 – Yuttoto is the new champion!
The Final Match was between Zain “Bluegod” Tibeishat and Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo. After nearly 30 minutes of hectic matches and incredible comebacks, Yuttoto won! Yuttoto played Voldo, while Bluegod played Azwel, but when Voldo gets on all fours Bluegod had trouble avoiding or stopping his attacks. The rest of the finalists were: Skyll, Woahhzz, Shen Chan, Tamonegi, Kayane, and Saiyne.
Soul Calibur 6 Grand Finals Bluegod vs Yuttoto:
Samurai Shodown – Infiltration is the new champion!
The finals were held between Ryota “Kazunoko” Inoue and Seon-Woo “Infiltration” Lee, and after 20 minutes of epic matches, Infiltration won. Other finalists included: JWong, Reynald, and RB.
Samurai Shodown Grand Finals Kazunoko vs Infiltration:
Street Fighter V – Bonchan is the new champion!
After what was arguably the loudest 10 minutes or so on the entire EVO 2019 tournament, Masato “Bonchan” Takahashi won against Adel “Big Bird” Anouche. Other finalists included: Infexious, Fujimura, iDom, Machabo, Kichipa-mu, and Yangmian Huang.
Street Fighter V grand finals Bonchan vs Big Bird:
Tekken 7 – Arslan is the champion!
In the final matches, Arslan Ash clashed against Jae Min “Knee” Bae and won after 20 minutes of trading blows and incredible plays. Other finalists include: Anakin, Take, Noroma, Nobi, LowHigh, and chikurin.
Tekken 7 grand finals Arslan vs Knee:
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – MkLeo is the champion!
The final matches were a truly epic clash between Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez and Gavin “Tweek” Dempsey and after 33 minutes, MkLeo won and became the champion. Other finalists include: Gluttony, Samsora, and ProtoBanham.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate grand finals MkLeo vs Tweek:
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle – Shinku is the champion!
The finals were between Oscar “Shinku” James and Kyamei. After a short but exciting 12 minutes, Shinku took the victory. The third finalist was Seitaro “Domi” Ono.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag grand finals Shinku vs Kyamei:
Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late[st] is the champion!
The finals of Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late [st] had the most contestants and the grand finals were between Oushuu-hittou and Clearlamp_o. After 17 minutes of pure awesomeness, Clearlamp_o won! Other finalists were: Hishigata, Kure, Neji, Rikir, Senaru, and Libekichi.
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late [st] grand finals Oushuu-hittou vs Clearlamp_o: