Bandai Namco Entertainment’s official Tekken 7 World Championship will be held first time ourside Japan. Tekken 7 world championship finals will be held on November 12 , with the best 16 competitive Tekken players fighting for the price pool of $50,000. The finals of Tekken 7 world championship will be held in San Francisco.
Tekken 7 world championship tour has allowed players to earn ranking points in order to qualify for the main event. Five competitors from each region will compete – Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific will join the EVO 2017 Tekken champion Hyun-jin “JDCR” Kim in California next month closing the ongoing circuit from June.
Bandai Namco’s venue shift for this year Tekken 7 championship is a sign of devotion to north american gamers. This year EVO Tekken event saw 1,286 players participating in open brackets making it the biggest game .
The world will have eyes on the best Tekken players from South Korean and Japanese —Kim, Jin-woo “SAINT” Choi, and Daichi “Nobi” Nakayama —to take home the gold, the American qualifiers definitely have what it takes to put up a fight. Hoa “Anakin” Luu, the best western player at Evo 2017, is also a must watch for Tekken 7 gamers with amazing play from JACK-7 at EVO 2017, and his former protégé Stephen “Speedkicks” Stafford is on an upward trajectory and primed for a win against the Asian gatekeepers. That said, with official events in France, Taiwan, Singapore, and the United States still to come, qualifying spots are up for grab.
For more information on the Tekken 7 World Championship Tour and information on how to purchase tickets to the finals, be sure to check out the official website.