Another month of fiercely contested events have accelerated the BAM Path to EVO points race. With a trip to EVO 2020 on the line in each of Street Fighter V, Mortal Kombat 11, Tekken 7 and Smash Ultimate, every ranbat and online event is a high-stakes showdown! Who will have the skill and consistency to be crowned the season champion for their game across Australia & NZ?
Here’s your monthly breakdown of all the BPTE results and rankings for October. For more information about upcoming BPTE events, current standings and the points system itself, check out the Path to EVO website.
The biggest fighting game tournament in the world is this weekend! EVO 2019 in Las Vegas will draw players from across the globe, including players from Australia and New Zealand. Read on to follow who will be going and the event schedule.
Proudly sponsored by CouchWarriors’ BAM Path To EVO program, three players achieved ANZ champion status at BAM11 this year. As a result their flights and accommodation is taken care of and they have arrived to make their mark at EVO!
Super Smash Bros Smash Ultimate Winner: Bradley Defective Dagger Kun
Defective Dagger defeated previous Smash Ultimate champion Extra, a changing of the guard moment
Tekken winner: Daniel “Wowzer” Collington
Wowzer in Tekken is a young player from NZ who in his first major tournament, fought his way through the ANZ special knockout event to win.
Street Fighter V winner: Travis Styles
Travis is a top SFV player but couldn’t attend the eastern states events to earn points. He claimed his spot as the top player in the main BAM tournament itself and won through.
There are many more great ANZ players at EVO so keep an eye on the CouchWarriors and FGC twitter accounts, we’ll be sharing their posts as we see them!
EVO Schedule in AEST
The official EVO schedule image has been updated by our own Dragon Ball FighterZ and Samurai Shodown TO, Aura, for your viewing convenience!
After a successful Season 1, finding champion ANZ players to send to EVO, the world’s biggest tournament, CouchWarriors have announced the BAM Path to EVO Season 2
This special Ranking Series ties across the community monthly RanBat tournaments across Australia and New Zealand, and in regular online events. Gathering these points lets us find the top players across the region, award prize, and provide a free trip to CouchWarriors Crossup at end of year.
Every month as events conclude you can follow the player rankings on a central points ladder. The ladder can be found at BamPathtoEvo.com.au
Each event is live streamed and featured in Twitch.TV front page promotion in ANZ.
Now, as BAM11 has wrapped, we’re resetting the points, adding a NEW game in MK11, and kicking off a new season!
Season 2 Changes
BAM Path To EVO Season 2 will use the same points system, with a twist for upcoming majors, and provide players a set of goals for the second half of 2019. This Season will lead into our end of year finals event, CouchWarriors Crossup (CWC).
CWC in turn will be the curtain raiser for the next phase, leading to BAM and EVO in 2020.
In a nutshell:
- Season Dates – June to November, 2019
- Mortal Kombat 11 (NEW)
- Street Fighter V
- Tekken 7
- Super Smash Bros Ultimate
- Double Points at Majors – BPTE Points will apply to the following interstate Majors with DOUBLE points. Support your regional major!
- Sunny Side Up (Brisbane, August 10-11) Register Now
- Ozhadou Nationals (Sydney, September 20-22)
- Southern Crossup (Auckland NZ, October 5-6)
- Top points per game get travel & entry to CouchWarriors Crossup
- We’ll reimburse your flight if coming interstate and provide free venue
- Tournament prizes and Subscriber rewards are to be announced.
- Channels To Follow Subscribe – Sub to any below to CrowdFund more ANZ Player Travel!
Read on for upcoming events and details on the points system