Winterfest 2019 (February 23, 2019)

We are proud to bring Winnipeg’s own Fighting Game Community: Chip Damage back! These awesome players will be running their own mini side tournaments in the Games Lounge. So if Ai-kon’s tournaments aren’t enough then you ought to head over to Chip Damage’s area to sign up for their events! Below are the dates and times.


Pre-Registration is not required, but is highly recommended as you will help brackets start sooner and give the TOs information to work with prior to the event and speed up the registration process. This information can also help us better schedule and accommodate future game lineups.

ChipDamage Pre-Registration Link:


1:00 pm – Tekken 7 (PS4)

2:00 pm – Guilty Gear Xrd Rev2.1 (PS4)

3:00 pm – Street Fighter V Arcade Edition (PS4)

4:00 pm – Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle (PS4)

5:00 pm – Soulcalibur VI (PS4)

7:00 pm – Dragon Ball FighterZ (PS4)

Schedule and lineup are subject to change.


This is a Bring Your Own Controller/Console event. Please feel free to bring your own setups, stations, or controllers. Players of all skill levels to come out and have fun at the event whether by supporting their friends, playing for fun or competing in the tournaments anyone who likes fighting games is welcomed at our events!

The console equipment will be labeled and registered to ensure its safety. However, please be careful with your sticks/controllers. Furthermore, if you know you’re attending and you do not have a stick/controller to use, make sure you have a friend who can donate. Please avoid sharing a controller with someone else who’s entering any event that you’re also in, we can’t hold up an entire tournament while you wait for a controller.

Please bring extension cords and power bars if you have them available!

**Tournament Rules:**

Rules are standard for every game unless noted otherwise:

– Double elimination tournament brackets with be best two out of three matches.

– Grand finals, Winners, and Losers finals are three out of five.

– Winner keeps same character, loser may switch character.

Blazblue Cross Tag Battle is the only exceptions. They are 3/5 sets throughout the entire bracket.

For complete Chipdamage tournament rulesets please refer to our website under info:

Official Tournament Rules

**Game Rulesets:**

Chipdamage FGC Event rulesets:

Game ruleset

PS4 Tournament rules:

PS4 Tournaments

Chipdamage FGC events will be streamed on:

Brackets can be found at:

Chipdamage FGC Event VODs will be uploaded to:

[Facebook page](




Weekly Gatherings!

Chip Damage - Winnipeg's Fighting Game Community is going to be at Garbonzo's every Tuesdays and Fridays at 8pm every week!

You can find us at the University of Winnipeg AnX Building, 471 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E3

Bring your own setups as per a regular Friday gathering and bring it to Garbonzo's! There's no venue fee or cover charge, feel free to drop by and leave as you please.

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