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11
Feb

Fight Night Infinity Round 1 – LIVE @ 8:30PM CST

Tune in tonight at 8:30pm CST to http://live.chipdamage.com to watch the first of what will be many invitational stream events. Dubbed Fight Night Infinity, the first round will feature King of Fighter XIII 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/fnir1

Hit up our stream, sit back, and relax as our official stream launch explodes in an all-out brawl with King of Fighter XIII!

29
Jan

The Test Run – UMvC3 Stream Recap

If you missed the event last night, Chip Damage held its first major streaming event. Although it was just a test, the results were something far better than what we could have hoped for.

So if you weren’t able to get in on the action at the event or were too busy to load our stream last night, do not fret, it’s all archived. Check below for the 2 parts and all 3 hours of last night’s successful streaming event. Congratulations to the winner who I won’t spoil if you have yet to watch.

Check it out below and be sure to check back at http://live.chipdamage.com for future live events coming soon.

Also be sure to check out TorontoTopTiers Smash Up II stream next Saturday, February 4 starting at Noon on http://twitch.tv/TorontoTopTiers

Part 1

Watch live video from Chip Damage LIVE on Justin.tv

Part 2

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12
Jan

Soul Calibur 5 Launch Tournament, February 4th!

Winnipeg’s Namco and 3D fighter fans are in for a treat with next month’s release of the highly anticipated fighter Soul Calibur 5. With that in mind, Chip Damage is proud to announce Winnipeg’s first Soul Calibur 5 tournament held on February fourth at the U of Manitoba GSA Lounge! Like all of our launch tournaments, the Chip Damage Soul Calibur 5 Launch tournament will have free entry. Our tournament rules are still largely the same as they have been for similar games in the past:

  • All tournament matches are to be held on the Sony PlayStation 3
  • Prizes (to be announced) are awarded to the top three competitors
  • Double elimination tournament bracket
  • Matches are best two of three with rounds running best of five
  • As of this post, no characters aside from custom characters are currently banned*

* We realize that Dampierre is a pre-order bonus so if he cannot be obtained through means other than a game pre-order, he will most likely be banned. Stay tuned for more on that as the game launch comes closer.

For details on all our tournament rules please visit our forums post here. Feel free to take part in the community discussion about this event on our forums. Doors open at 1:00 for casuals and the tournament starts at 4:00. As usual, you can register at the venue on the day of the tournament. Details are subject to change, so make sure to check back again in the coming weeks!

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

4
Aug

TST VI – Violently Visual Aug. 13-14, 2011

It’s that time again. Winnipeg’s biggest annual fighting game tournament is back with That Summer Tournament 6. We’ve got the big games, smaller games, older games, and mystery games. Lots of stations, come one come all.

There is a bit of stuff still TBD, but we’ll keep you up to date with what’s going on, using BIG BOLD LETTERS.

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Venue
Room 543-544
5th floor University Centre
University of Manitoba

Parking
U of M has ample FREE parking near the tournament location. Check back soon for more information.

If you can’t find the room, check the video below for directions to the venue.

Registration Fee: $5.00
Yes, there is a registration fee this year. It’s necessary to cover the costs of the venue rental. However, if you don’t wish to enter tournaments, site entrance is still free and gets you access to casual play, exhibitions, and/or money matches.

Registration usually begins 1 or 2 hours before each tournament, so get there early and warm up some too.

If you wish to enter any tournament, you pay for the tournament entry fees on top of the 5 dollars.

Games will be Playstation 3 version.
Here’s the current lineup of games and tourneys:

  • Saturday
  • 2:00pm: Soul Calibur 4
    • $2.00/player
  • 2:00pm: Super Smash Bros Melee
    • $10.00/player
  • 3:00pm: BlazBlue CS2
    • $5.00/player
  • 4:00pm: Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition 2v2 Teams
    • $5.00/player
    • $10.00/team
  • 6:00pm: Marvel vs Capcom 3 2v2 Teams
    • $5.00/player
    • $10.00/team

Teams will be single game all they way through. Therefore, if you have any sort of MMs or exhibitions planned, please do them on the Saturday after the tournaments as opposed to Sunday.

  • Sunday
  • 2:00pm: Mystery Game Tournament
    • $2.00/player
  • 2:00pm: Super Street Fighter II Turbo
    • $2.00/player
  • 3:00pm: Mortal Kombat 9
    • $5.00/player
  • 4:00pm: Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition Singles
    • $10.00/player
  • 6:00pm: Marvel vs Capcom 3 Singles
    • $10.00/player

Rules:
Standard EVO rule set. This includes banned wireless controllers unfortunately. Their full rule-set can be found here: http://evo2k.com/player-guide/tournament-rules/

This is largely a BRING YOUR OWN STICKS/CONTROLLER event but.
The console equipment will be labeled and registered to ensure its safety. However, please be careful with your sticks. Furthermore, if you know you’re attending and you do not have a stick to use, make sure you have a friend who can donate.

For pad/PS2 stick players, we tend to have PS2 pads and/or converters around, but don’t take this as confirmation of us having them there for you. Bring your own to be safe as opposed to sorry.

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Let’s have a big turn out and see what everyone can bring to the table.

Saskatchewan usually has a presence at this tourney too, so if you want to see what they can do too without the horror of actually going to Saskatchewan, this is your ticket Wink.

Yes, we’re aware that it’s close to EVO but unfortunately it can’t be helped. You should come make back some of the money spent in Vegas and abound anyway.

Brought to you by the wonderful folks at ChipDamage.com Make sure to check back regularly for updates, or follow our Twitter account @ChipDamage to stay in the loop. We hope to see you there!

Original forum post can be found by clicking here.

Note: It took all of my willpower to not call this tournament thread “Bringing Sixy Back: That Summer Tournament 6 (TST6)”

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