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Entries in MasterCup (51)

Sunday
Jul232017

MASTERCUP Tekken Fight Club Niconico Stream on July 25th

Tomorrow night in Tokyo, Japan is the MASTERCUP Tekken Fight Club stream on niconico. The niconico "Tou.channel" (闘.ch) is presenting an online broadcast with the large-scale user community tournament MASTERCUP and Tekken playing pros Yuu & Nobi from Yamasa for a Tekken Fight Club special. Bandai Namco is confirmed for an appearance with Tekken dev team members Katushiro Harada and Nakatsu to appear as guests and present the latest news on Tekken 7 during the stream. The broadcast will go over the MASTERCUP series of tournaments, feature a Tekken lesson from Tekken pros with an online tournament after it and then potentially new announcements regarding Tekken 7 so tune in tomorrow at 8 PM Japan time (4 AM PDT) to catch the broadcast live. Link to the niconico stream and schedule can be found below:

MASTERCUP TEKKEN FIGHT CLUB ≫ http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv303088525

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Friday
Jul142017

Meet Taisei, a veteran Japanese player who wants to win Evo for his single mom

(L) Chikurin, (M) Taisei, (R) GenHailing from Fukuoka, Japan; Taisei enters the Evo 2017 tournament taking place in Las Vegas this weekend. A veteran figure in the Japanese Tekken scene, Taisei has made a strong name for himself during his Tekken years for consistently staying at the very high end ranks during the years of Tekken 6, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and now Tekken 7. For the first time in his Tekken career, Taisei will finally make his way overseas to compete on the world stage for Tekken and hopefully leave his mark on the world. Get to know the Japanese Tekken player Taisei personally through the newly published MASTERCUP Interview feature with him:

MASTERCUP Evo 2017 Taisei Interview ≫ http://mastercupofficial.com/17582

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Saturday
Jun102017

MASTERCUP.9 Set to Take Place at Tokyo Big Sight TFT Hall


The destination has been set for MASTERCUP.9, the large scale Japanese 5on5 Tekken tournament set to go down on November 25th. The new venue announced for the tournament will be at Tokyo Big Sight's TFT (Tokyo Fashion Town) Hall. You might remember that venue as the place where Namco ran the TKOIFT 2015 Tokyo Qualifier, or the place that had Toushinsai 2016. This marks a big upgrade from the usual tournament venue being Leisure land in Palette town which was way too small of a venue to house a large number of entrants and had a smoking area right next to the play area. It's a new game, new tournament and new venue. For more news and info on the MASTERCUP tournaments, you can check the official website for more news to come in the future.

MASTERCUP Official ≫ http://mastercupofficial.com/17363

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Tuesday
May162017

This Year's MASTERCUP.9 Tournament Shifts Date to November 25


Word came in on an update notice for the Tekken 7 MASTERCUP.9 tournament that is scheduled to take place later this year. During the MORIBE CUP event, the MASTERCUP tournament head honcho Masakarijin; appeared on stage to present the news that this year's MASTERCUP.9 event has now moved dates from the previously announced date of November 4 to the 25th of November (Saturday). Apologies for the delay in relaying this news but we hope anyone that was already planning on attending MASTERCUP.9 prepare in advance for the event and the shift in dates. MASTERCUP.9 is expected to be another monolithic Japanese Tekken event with Tekken 7 that'll celebrate 10 years of MASTERCUP tournaments in the region so it is definitely an event not to miss out on. Hopefully for this year we can see more international presence, team USA where you at!?

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Friday
May122017

MORIBE CUP 3on3 MASTERCUP Tournament YouTube Archives


MORIBECUP KIWAMAI 3on3 MASTERCUP M1 CLIMAX2017 ..... Or simply Moribe Cup was a Japanese Tekken 7 FR tournament that took place early last month in the southern Japanese region of Fukuoka. Held at Namco's Hakata Bus Terminal Arcade, this tournament had 150 people enter which included notable names like Yuu, Nobi, Take, Karei, Hakai Ou (Destruction King) and a bunch more with even Tanukana doing commentary on the stream. Since the stream ended awhile ago, here are the YouTube archives courtesy of the MASTERCUP channel if you happened to miss them live.

MASTERCUP Channel ≫ https://www.youtube.com/user/MASTERCUPOFFICIAL

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