Six Month Ranking points recap – July 2016

Every month at the CouchWarriors Ranking Battles, the results are tallied and at the end of the year, we’ll celebrate our most consistent placers with a top of table medal.

With the first half of 2016 over, here is how things are currently looking.
Take a look at the Results Section for the full total.

Melee Points Smash 4 Points Project M Points
S.D 34 Earl 29 Tyler 46
Splice 20 BIGBOSS 24 Corspecreate 20
SANick 18 Ghost 24 mask1n 20
SF5 Points MKX Points DOA5U Points
Toxy 30 GooGie 26 Isaac 22
Reepuplzorg 18 Kdeee-10 26 Ebabil 20
Carnage 16 Pan1cmode 20 Berzerk 12

Join us for our next Traditional Fighters + Melee day on July 23th and Smash 4 day on July 30th for fun casuals and perhaps to add your name to the ongoing tallies!

July 2016 Ranbat Facebook Event

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Melee report: SANick races to BAM8 crown

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Expressive: SANick does not hide his emotions when he plays melee. Photograph ZG/CouchWarriors


IN the shadows of BAM7, with curtains closed on the international saga, Australia’s melee super major ushered in a new storyline this year as the local crowd took centre stage.

There were no ‘gods’ in play, no MIOM top 20 stars, just Australia and New Zealand’s best battling it out for the coveted boxing glove trophy.

In eventual champion Nick ‘SANick’ Siemelink’s mind the script had already been written, all he had to do was follow it.

Forced to ad-lib through the loser’s bracket, following a shock loss to ACT Ice Climber main Wibbles, SANick ultimately arrived at the final act he’d anticipated – a clash of light versus dark – good against evil.

There was nothing coincidental about the South Australian champion’s choice of white when he sat down to Marth ditto Te-Tuhi ‘SIN | Spud’ Kelly in grand finals of BAM8.

As far as he was concerned it was a pre-ordained finale to a story arc harking back two years to when his melee journey began.

“I like my little story arcs in my life. It just felt like it was meant to be I should play the white Marth,” SANick said.

“I spent a lot of time on green and blue Marth and I actually quite like black Marth but I thought at the end of the day there’s going to be a good versus evil battle (against Spud’s black Marth) for the heart of Australia.”

There was never any doubt in his mind as to who the hero of this story was.

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July 2015 Monthly Ranking Battles points updated

Every month at the CouchWarriors Ranking Battles, the results are tallied and at the end of the year, we’ll celebrate our most consistent placers with a top of table medal.

See how players in each game are faring – take a look at the Results Section for the latest total rankings table.

In short, our current leaders are:

Melee Points Smash 4 Points Project M Points
SD 40 Earl 44 SD 36
Redact 32 Viva 27 Redact 30
Dekar 26 Jei 19 Moxie 22
USF4 points MKX points DOA5U points GGXrd points
Toxy 58 Geoffbedlam 18 Ebabil 48 Scalora 38
Burnout 26 Pan1cmode 12 Berzerk 36 Javi 36
Hoppa 18 GoogiePLZ 10 Touko 28 Feri 22

Join us for our next event on August 22 for fun casuals and perhaps to add your name to the ongoing tallies!

August Ranbat Facebook Event

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Battle Arena Melbourne 7 Tournament Results and Videos

Battle Arena Melbourne 7 was the largest Fighting Game event on record in Australia, with 628 attendees, and competitors playing for fun and vying for glory, cash, prizes and a coveted BAM trophy or Medal across 16 events.  The chance to get together with fellow players in a big community with the excitement and atmosphere of a big tournament makes for a lasting experience.  We’re excited to share the results and videos with you.

There is also fantastic BAM7 Photo gallery on Facebook, including the Friday night Dinner and Cosplay events.

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We had over 8 international guests hosted by the event and community, with some additional visitors besides.  Including Perfect Legend (MKX, DOA5LR, KI, USF4) and a host of amazing guests in Super Smash Bros Melee, including Mango, Leffen, Lucky, Wife, Hugs, S2J, ChillinDude and Alex19

Brackets for most games found on the CouchWarriors’ Challonge page and Smash Challonge brackets are posted here.

You can find the results with embedded finals videos below.  Replays start here Read more

BAM7 Pools are up!

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Smash pools:

Melee Singles 1 http://melbournemelee.challonge.com/BAM7Pools
Melee Singles 2 http://melbournemelee.challonge.com/Bam7Pools2
Melee Doubles http://melbournemelee.challonge.com/Bam7teams
Smash 4 Singles http://melbournemelee.challonge.com/BAM7WiiUpools
Smash 4 Doubles http://melbournemelee.challonge.com/BAM7WiiUdoubles

 

For Ultra SFIV, MKX, UMVC3, KOFXIII, DOA5, VF, Skullgirls, KI, ST, GGX: 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nEfoNbAjMTquhtQ5lB-yOFU0Ao1fOAZv0QlHefeTKvE/edit?usp=sharing

Schedule: http://couchwarriors.org/battle-arena-melbourne-7/schedule/

Brackets will be found over the weekend at:  http://couchwarriors.challonge.com/

Battle Arena Melbourne 2014 Results and Awards

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SSFIV:AE2012  Qualifier for SEAM

Twitch archive: Watch the Finals!
1. SL|Sol (VIC)
2. DB|ToXY (VIC)
3. DB|Carnage (VIC)
4. Heavy Weapons (VIC)
5. Shang Tsung (NSW)
5. DB|Somniac (VIC)
7. SL|Justice (VIC)
7. SL|ZG (VIC)

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UMVC3 Qualifier for SEAM

Twitch Archive: Watch the Finals!
1. TRP|Baxter (QLD)
2. DB|Somniac (VIC)
3. FKNBun (VIC)
4. Low Blow (QLD)
5. DB|ToXY (VIC)
5. CFGL | MAGNUM | Infinity (ACT)
7. SL|X (VIC)
7. Naked Jake (VIC)

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KOFXIII Qualifier for SEAM

Twitch archive: Watch the Finals!
1. TRP|Baxter (QLD)
2. Falco (SA)
3. Alex K (NSW)
4. DB|ToXY (VIC)
5. A1Major (SA)
5. Reece204 (SA)
7. SL|Burnout (VIC)
7. SL|PyroZeroX (VIC)

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Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown

Twitch archive: Watch the Finals!
1. Myke (NSW)
2. AlexMD (VIC)
3. Chill (NSW)
4. CM (VIC)
5. Gab (VIC)
5. Berzerk! (VIC)
7. BOS|Maximum Abare (VIC)
7. THK (VIC)

THE NEW CHALLENGERS
New Challengers (SSF4AE)
Big thanks to all the competitors in the New Challengers AE tournament at #bam6. We had a great turnout of 22 players  who were not previously active in the community. The top 8 is as follows:, and check out the stick that went to first place with art thanks to Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz!
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Twitch Archive: Watch the Finals!
1. Anzel (VIC)
2. Shoki (VIC)
3. Pikadan (VIC)
4. Annoderu (VIC)
5. Angry Granny (VIC)
5. Ashzu (VIC)
7. Stacy (VIC)
7. Noodle (VIC)

 

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CouchWarriors is proud to announce the BAM6 Qualifier results!

Our fellow interstate players have finished fighting for seeding points, and we at CouchWarriors Salute you!

New South Wales Qualifiers were held in Sydney by Ozhadou at their monthly York Street Battles event. Queensland Qualifiers were in Brisbane by Keep et Classy and ACT was held at Canberra Fighting Games League.  View the interstate qualifiers announcement post here.  The Victorian qualifiers were held in Melbourne by the CouchWarriors team.  Some pictures from the event can be found at the end of this post!

Read on for the results:

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