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9
Aug

That Summer Tournament 7 – August 11-12

Visit TST.CHIPDAMAGE.COM for full info!

That Summer Tournament, better known as TST is Chip Damage’s biggest annual tournament we hold in August and have been for the last several years. Our roots are strong, comprised of our great community that has supported us through the thick and thin. But, this year, we are pushing it even further, making TST7 our biggest tournament to date. Bigger venue, more games, more prizes, more everything!

TST7 will NOT be taking place at the UofM as we have a NEW venue. Also, the event WILL be streamed all of Saturday and Sunday with the possibility of CDC Radio doing their 40th episode live! Be sure to follow us over at TWITCH.TV.

We got more good news!
TST 7 is an official Canada Cup 2012 Team Canada Wildcard Qualifier! The qualifier will be part of the AE2012 tournament that is happening at TST 7. This is open to Canadian players only.

If you win our AE2012 tournament, you qualify for the Wildcard 4 man tournament that will take place at Canada Cup on Oct 26th-28th in Calgary, AB. If you win THAT tournament, you will earn the 5th spot on Team Canada in the Canada Cup International 5v5 team tournament! Also, 50% of your plane ticket will be covered by CCG themselves!

Be aware that the Team Canada roster is comprised of 5 players with no character duplicates. This means if another qualifier tournament has run and a player using your character has already qualified, this automatically disqualifies the ability for the winning character to be used by anyone else. As CCG.Air is Team Captain, RYU is already locked. If a player using an already qualified character wins, the qualifying spot will be passed on to the next eligible placing player.

Just when you thought this couldn’t get any more hyped, we got word down the grapevine that there may be a little somethin’ somethin’ from Winnipeg’s very own Strata Studios! Our lips are sealed… just be sure to stick around, even when all the games are said and done.

As promised. This year’s TST will be taking place outside the UofM. It has been confirmed for Canad Inns on Pembina by the Tavern if you’re familiar. Here’s the full address and the room number:

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Ambassador Room A
Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry
1824 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2

Venue Fee: $5.00

ph: (204) 261-7450 fx: (204) 261-5433
tf: 1-888 33-CANAD (22623)

Visit TST.CHIPDAMAGE.COM for full info!

10
Jul

TST 7 Details Emerge

Our biggest annual tournament ever, That Summer Tournament, turns 7 this year. With just over a month to go before the big one, new details have emerged. More is to come, but in the mean time you can visit http://TST.ChipDamage.com to keep up to date.

8
May

BASELAN 23: MORE POWER [May 11-13]

Baselan 23 is this weekend, and it’s going to be the biggest yet, with tons of great games and prizes over 3 days of nonstop, action packed, body odor filled, computer fan humming goodness!

Of course, you can count Chip Damage to be there running your favorite fighting game tournaments such as, Street Fighter X Tekken, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. We were lucky enough to get FocusAttack to provide us with some amazing prizes. Check the image below for  a sneak peak and make sure you fight for your chance at some of these amazing prizes!

And if, by some off chance, you are unable to make it. We have you covered. Yes that’s right, Chip Damage will be live streaming the entire tournament, from Street Fighter to Marvel. You can check it out at the usual place, http://live.chipdamage.com.

You can find full details about our part in Baselan 23 below and join the discussion by clicking here. If you want to know more about the PC side, check out AYB’s official Baselan discussion by clicking here.

Hit the jump for details…

EVENT DETAILS
https://www.facebook.com/events/197802013659563/

DATE:
May 11 – 13, 2012

LOCATION:
Earl Gray Community Center
360 Cockburn St. North, Winnipeg, MB

OFFICIAL TOURNAMENTS

  • StarCraft 2 (PC)
  • League of Legends (PC)
  • Battlefield 3 (PC)
  • Team Fortress 2 (PC)
  • Super Street Fighter 4 AE2012(PS3)
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3)
  • Street Fighter x Tekken (PS3)

SIDE TOURNAMENTS

  • BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend
  • King of Fighters XIII
  • Soul Calibur V

PRIZE DISTRIBUTION
Sponsored by Focusattack.com and many other companies

FORMAT

Super Street Fighter IV AE2012 (PS3)
SATURDAY 4:30pm

  • Double elimination tournament
  • 2 out of 3 games per match
  • 3 out of 5 games per winners/losers/grand finals

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3)
SATURDAY 7:00pm

  • Double Elimination Tournament
  • 2 out of 3 games per match
  • 3 out of 5 games per winners/losers/grand finals

Street Fighter X Tekken (PS3)
SATURDAY 2:00pm

  • 2v2 Team Tournament
  • 2 out of 3 games per match
  • 3 out of 5 games per winners/losers/grand finals

LIVE STREAM
(www.live.chipdamage.com) Hosted by:

Sponsored by:

ADMISSION:

Gold Pass ($35 in advance, $40 at the door)

  • Seat in the PC and Console areas (bring own controller for console)
  • Entry into both console and PC official tournaments.
  • Entry into all Bri-vents, Minute to Win It and Heavy Metal Musical Chairs.

Silver Pass $20 (pre-registration is not needed)

  • Seat in the console area only (bring your own controller).
  • Entry into console official tournaments.
  • Entry into all Bri-vents, Minute to Win It and Heavy Metal Musical Chairs
  • NOT eligible for network play on PC side

Spectator Pass $5 (pre-registration is not needed)

  • Entry to watch the event.
  • Entry into Bri-vents, Minute to Win It and Heavy Metal Musical Chairs.
  • A spectator pass is needed for people attending the event and just ‘watching’. This includes girlfriends, boyfriends, friends, etc. We have to implement this due to the limited space we have.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS (Console Side)

  • Duong Phu (ultra_nYo)
  • Matt Lehotsky (ckasady)
details subject to change without notice.
7
Apr

Fight Night Infinity Round 4 – LIVE @ 8:30PM CST

Tune in tonight at 8:30pm CST to http://live.chipdamage.com to watch the fourth of what will be many invitational stream events. Dubbed Fight Night Infinity, the fourth round will featuring Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 2012 and some of Winnipeg’s top players in this all-out double elimination 8-man invitational tournament.

Watch live video from Chip Damage LIVE on www.twitch.tv

You can keep up-to-date by following the stream and check out the live bracket results as the tournament unfolds at: http://challonge.com/fnir4

11
Jul

CDC – The Sauna – Episode 9

Welcome, fellow Chipee Dees and welcome once again, to yet another episode of CDC Radio, the official Chip Damage podcast. We will soon be coming up on our 10th episode and you know what that means! PARTAY! Enough of that now, down to business. No doubt, the gaming world has been slow and we slowly creep towards Q4 in anticipation for all things big and wonderful.

In this episode, we give insight to what we’ve been playing, share stories of Canada Day, and even roast some marshmallows around the campfire as we endanger our own lives by shooting off fireworks in an enclosed studio/sauna.

Please keep pitching us your ideas for a subtitle for TST VI. TST III was “Remastered”, TST IV was “Live IV the Fight”. Let us know what you think would be fitting by leaving a comment below.

Listen in and check us out at http://ChipDamage.com and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/chipdamage. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave a comment below or shoot us an e-mail at chipdamagecontrol[at]gmail.com.

Links from this episode:

James Howard Blog: http://slurpeesandmurder.blogspot.com/
yayzeTV: http://www.yayze.tv

Twitter:
James Howard: http://twitter.com/jameshopehoward
Korea: http://twitter.com/jim_kim
Pak-man: http://twitter.com/paksorz
yayze: http://twitter.com/yayze

Kotaku: http://kotaku.com

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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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