SNK CORPORATION

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Total prize pool over 10 million JPY
Will you be the next SAMURAI SHODOWN or KOF XIV world champion?
SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP is coming

SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is proud to announce the “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP”, the international tournament series of SAMURAI SHODOWN and THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV(KOF XIV).

 

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The “SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP” is a worldwide esports event for two of SNK’s fighting games; SAMURAI SHODOWN and KOF XIV. The winners of the qualifier tournaments in each region will earn the invitations to the final tournament on March 2020 in Japan! The prize pool will be over 10 million JPY in total. A detailed schedule will be announced later so please wait for the upcoming announcement.

 

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INFORMATION

 [Overview]

 ■NAME

SNK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (SWC)

 

■TITLES

“SAMURAI SHODOWN”

“THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV”

 

■TOTAL PRIZE

Over 10 million JPY

 

■QUALIFICATION

Competing in authorized major fighting game tournaments such as SWC qualifier tournaments in each region,

and the winners of each tournament will be given the spot in the final tournament.

・Period: Sequentially held 

・Certified Tournaments: Will be announced soon

 

■FINAL TOURNAMENT

The final tournament will be held by SNK, inviting qualified players to Japan.

They will then duke it out to see who will be crowned the victor!

Date: March 28-29, 2020

Place: Tokyo, Japan

Number of spots: SAMURAI SHODOWN 16 people, KOF XIV 16 people

 

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