TEKKEN World Tour Finals 2018 – Everything you need to know
The world’s best TEKKEN players will battle December 1-2, 2018!
The moment we’ve been waiting for is finally upon us! TEKKEN World Tour (TWT) Finals 2018 takes places this weekend, December 1st and 2nd, in Amsterdam, Netherlands at Theater Amsterdam. The best Tekken players from all over the world will come together under one roof to determine who the TEKKEN World Tour 2018 champion.
Here is everything you need to know about the event – the players, the prizes, stream info and more.
There are currently 19 players qualified for the TWT Finals.
- Knee (Jae min Bae) | South Korea
- JeonDDing (Sang-hyun Jeon) | South Korea
- Qudans (Byung-moon Son) | South Korea
- SAINT (Jinwoo Choi) | South Korea
- Kkokkoma (Mu-jong Kim) | South Korea
- JDCR (Hyunjin Kim) | South Korea
- Tissuemon (Shimon Kawai) | Italy
- Lowhigh (Sun-woon Yoon) – South Korea
- Anakin (Hoa Luu) | USA
- Nobi (Daichi Nakayama) | Japan
- Book (Nopparut Hempamorn) | Thailand
- Fergus (Fergus McGee) | Ireland
- Joey Fury (Joseph Bennett) | USA
- Rangchu (Hyeon-ho Jeong) | South Korea
- Super Akouma (Vincent Homan) | France
- Chanel (Seong-ho Kang) | South Korea
- Take (Takehiko Abe) | Japan
- Noroma (Takumi Hamasaki) | Japan
- Jimmy J Tran (Jimmy Tran) | USA
- Ghirlanda (Joshua Bianchi) | Italy
Last Chance Qualifiers
Update: Joshua “Ghirlanda” Bianchi of Italy took the 20th spot.
The above 19 players won’t be the only ones battling it out in the finals. There will be a Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday, December 1st, where up to 320 competitors will fight for a chance to claim the 20th and final spot.
Notable players competing in the LCQ and hoping to enter the TEKKEN World Tour Finals are Speedkicks, Dimeback, Shadow 20z, YuYu, Asim, Abel del Maestro, Trungy, P. Ling, Joonya_20z, Spero Gin, KUROKURO, NeedsMoarCoffee, Cuddle_core, Offinbed, 725, Sephiblack, Jopelix, The Phantom, Harry Potter, SpiraNick, Shirdel, Roo Kang, Prodigal Son (Ryan Hart), GEN1US, Ghirlanda, and Blackbeard.
There are currently 319 players registered for the LCQ. View them all here: smash.gg/tournament/tekken-world-tour-finals-2018/attendees.
Twitch will award $25,000 (USD) for the TEKKEN World Tour Finals, according to the following payout:
- 1st Place: $7,500
- 2nd Place: $4,500
- 3rd Place: $3,000
- 4th Place: $2,000
- 5th Place (two Players): $1,250
- 7th Place (two Players): $750
- 9th Place (four Player): $500
- 13th Place (four Players): $300
- 17th Place (four Players) $200
Not able to attend the finals? Don’t fret because the Last Chance Qualifier and Finals will be streamed at twitch.tv/TEKKEN. Here’s the schedule below.
Day 1 – December 1, 2018
LCQ / Pool Play
12pm CET / 6am EDT / 3am PDT / 8pm JST
Day 2 – December 2, 2018
10am CET / 4am EDT / 1am PDT / 6pm JST
There will be a Japanese stream at twitch.tv/TEKKEN_JP.
Lastly, your commentators for this weekend are Aris, Markman, Rip, Tasty Steve, Spag, and Ryan Hart.
For more information on the TEKKEN World Tour Finals visit tekkenworldtour.com.
Enjoy the show!