Street Fighter V: Pro Tour 2019 returns with $600'000 prize pool
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2019 will be the year of the fighting game. The launch of the acclaimed Mortal Kombat 11 and the long-awaited Dead or Alive 6 is expected. The news that Capcom announced the next season of the battle for the champion title also applies here.
Kanamori “Gachikun” Tsunehiro knocked out the title of a current champion last year. Dozens of the best esportsmen will compete to take away this title from him this year. Last year's victory gives Kanamori an automatic qualification to participate in the new season. The first fightings of the Pro Tour will be held March 15-17.
The detailed schedule of tournaments can be found on the official website or below:
Final Round 2019: Atlanta, GA (March 15-17)
NorCal Regionals 2019: San Jose, CA (March 29-31)
The Mixup: Lyon, France (April 20-21)
Combo Breaker 2019: Chicago, IL (May 25-27)
Taipei Major: Taipei, Taiwan (June 8-9)
CEO 2019: Daytona Beach, FL (June 29-July 1)
Game Over: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (July 6-7)
Vs. Fighting 2019: London, UK (July 20-21)
EVO 2019 [Super Premier]: Las Vegas, NV (August 2-4)
Esports Festival Hong Kong: Hong Kong (August 25-26)
Celtic Throwdown 2019: Dublin, Ireland (August 31-September 1)
Final Fighters China: China (September 7-8)
Asia Regional Final/Southeast Asia Major (SEAM): Singapore (October 13-14)
EU Regional Final/EGX 2019: London, UK (October 18-20)
LatAm Regional Final/First Attack: San Juan, Puerto Rico (October 26-27)
Canada Cup 2019: Toronto, Canada (November 1-3)
Total prize pool worth over $600,000
“Thirty-two of the best SFV:AE players from around the world will compete for the Capcom Cup. These players will secure their places at Capcom Cup 2019 by competing in Capcom Pro Tour events throughout the year.”
Street Fighter V is the game with the countless number of details and nuances that are interesting to find in matches with other players. It is the primary task of the fifth part. Today it is probably the only fighting game that seriously aimed at esports.