Recently we announced Tekken World Tour coming to Australia and covered the top players from the international scene heading to Melbourne. Now, lets look at the top Australian players thanks to our Tekken TO, Abi Adegbola.
The main threats to the international from Australian soil come in the form of newly sponsored Kanga|ChandNY and Dee-On Grey. Both have won multiple Australian majors between them. Dee-On Grey has amassed a great amount of international experience travelling to various tournaments around the world and even placing top 16 at EVO 2016.
Among the many international events Dee-On has attended, most recently competed in the Tekken World Tour Korea Masters.
– EVO 2016: top 16
– Battle Arena Melbourne 9: 4th
– OzHadou Nationals 14: 1st
– OzHadou Nationals 15: 7th
– EVO Japan 2018: 33rd
Keep careful note of that third place for ChandNY at BAM9. Who were 1st and 2nd? Only world champion Korean players SAINT and JDCR!
– OzHadou Nationals 13: 1st
– Battle Arena Melbourne 9: 3rd
– OzHadou Nationals 14: 5th
– OzHadou Nationals 15: 13th
Aside from them there are plenty of other high level Australian talent, some who have gain international experience as well that are vying for the top spot such as Aken, 4LCH3M15T, Cuteguy, and many more.
The Tekken community is always hyped up and full of energy at events, so look forward to an awesome gathering and spectator experience. To get a feel for the community as they practice, take a look at this trailer from Phil Boquida of PHILMS produced at the latest CouchWarriors Ranking Battle