The Taiwan Fighter Major 2018 takes the Capcom Pro Tour to Taipei City, Taiwan. There, the best Street Fighter V players in the world will compete for valuable Capcom Pro Tour points.
The “TWFighter” community is responsible for organising the event, a community who have previously had success organising the 2013-2015 Capcom Pro Tour Asia-Taiwan Qualifier tournaments.
In addition to the Street Fighter action, the Taiwan Fighter Major will also host the Tekken World Tour Master Tournament, for which there will be prize pot bonuses of $1000. Tournaments in Dragonball FighterZ and King of Fighters XIV will also be held.
Street Fighter V
The Street Fighter V tournament will be played on Playstation 4 in a double-elimination bracket. The individual games will be best of three rounds, with the winner keeping their character and the loser allowed to switch. Both Kanzuki Beach and Skies of Honor stages are banned, with Flamenco Tavern being banned in the case that either player is playing as Claw/Vega.
The Tekken 7 event will be played on Playstation 4 in a double elimination bracket. The format for each games will be best of five rounds, with the winner keeping his or her character and the loser allowed to switch.
Schedule & stream
16 June – Tekken World Tour Challenger Tournament
18 June – Street Fighter V
18 June – The King of Fighters XIV
19 June – Street Fighter V – 3on3 Team Tournament
The English stream will take place on the CapcomFighters Twitch channel, embedded below.