Capcom Pro Tour season final

Street Fighter V’s 2020 action came to an end this weekend with the Capcom Pro Tour Season Final. The event moved online after the pandemic forced organizers to cancel the in-person tournament that was supposed to happen within the Dominican Republic. The 24 players who qualified for the Capcom Cup faced off in a best of seven match with the winner taking home $5,000.

The event was split up into two days, with six matches on each day. Here is the breakdown for the matches that took place on day 1.

1st Match – Region: South America, Pikoro (M. Bison) versus Jah_Lexe (Rashid)

Game one: Jah_Lexe 2-1

Game two: Jah_Lexe 2-0

Game three: Jah_Lexe 2-0

Game four: Pikoro 2-1

Game five: Jah_Lexe 2-0.

Winner: Jah_Lexe

 

2nd Match – Region: China, Jiewa (Akuma) versus Vxbao (Urien)

Game one: Vxbao 2-0

Game two: Jiewa 2-1

Game three: Vxbao 2-0

Game four: Vxbao 2-0

Game five: Jiewa 2-1

Game six: Vxbao 2-1

Winner: Vxbao

 

3rd Match – Region: North America East, CJ Truth (Cammy) versus DR Mandrake (Urien)

Game one: CJ Truth 2-0

Game two: CJ Truth 2-0

Game three: CJ Truth 2-1

Game four: CJ Truth 2-1

Winner: CJ Truth

 

4th Match – Region: Oceania, Rumours (Cody) versus Somniac (M. Bison)

Game one: Somniac 2-0

Game two: Rumours 2-1

Game three: Rumours 2-0

Game four: Somniac 2-0

Game five: Rumours 2-0

Game six: Somniac 2-1

Game seven: Somniac 2-1

Winner: Somniac

 

5th Match: Region: North America West, Nephew (Kolin) versus Samurai (Akuma)

Game one: Nephew 2-1

Game two: Samurai 2-1

Game three: Nephew 2-1

Game four: Nephew 2-1

Game five: Samurai 2-0

Game six: Nephew 2-1

Winner: Nephew

 

6th Match – Region: EU East, Phenom (Karin) versus Luffy (R. Mika)

Game one: Luffy 2-0

Game two: Luffy 2-1

Game three: Luffy 2-0

Game four: Phenom 2-1

Game five: Luffy 2-0

Winner: Luffy

 

Day one saw lots of intense matches, including the community vote in Luffy showing that R. Mika can still do work. One of the benefits of this day was that viewers at home got to see some lesser known names from around the world like Vxbao and Rumours. Day two however would see many more household names from the FGC duking it out, including The Beast himself, Daigo Umehara.

1st Match – Region: Asia Southeast, SKZ (Seth) versus Xian (Seth)

Game one: Xian 2-1

Game two: Xian 2-0

Game three: Xian 2-0

Game four: Xian 2-0

Winner: Xian

 

2nd Match – Region: EU East and Middle East, Angrybird (Seth) versus Big Bird (G)

Game one: Big Bird 2-1

Game two: Big Bird 2-1

Game three: Big Bird 2-0

Game four: Angrybird 2-0

Game five: Big Bird 2-0

Winner: Big Bird

 

3rd Match – Region: Central America, Caba (Guile) versus MenaRD (Karin)

Game one: MenaRD 2-0

Game two: MenaRD 2-1

Game three: Caba 2-1

Game four: Caba 2-0

Game five:  MenaRD 2-0 (Switch to Birdie)

Game five:  MenaRD 2-0

Winner: MenaRD

 

4th Match – Region: EU West, Takamura (Akuma) versus Infexious (Zeku)

Game one: Takamura 2-0

Game two: Infexious 2-0

Game three: Infexious 2-1

Game four: Takamura 2-1

Game five: Takamura 2-1

Game six: Takamura 2-1

Winner: Takamura

 

5th Match – Region: North America East, iDom (Laura) versus Smug (G)

Game one: iDom 2-0

Game two: Smug 2-0

Game three: Smug 2-1 (iDom switch to Poison)

Game four: iDom 2-0 (iDom switch back to Laura)

Game five: iDom 2-1

Game six: Smug 2-0

Game seven: iDom 2-1

Winner: iDom

 

6th Match – Region: Asia East, Daigo (Guile) versus Gachikun (Rashid)

Game one: Daigo 2-1

Game two: Gachikun 2-1

Game three: Daigo 2-0

Game four: Daigo 2-0

Game five: Daigo 2-1

Winner: Daigo

A gameplay trailer for Dan, an old favorite who’s just been added to the game, was shown after the final concluded. He’s available to play now that Season 5is officially live. The 2021 season of the Capcom Tour is fast approaching; we’ll get our first bit of news about it in March.

Kevin Carignan
Kevin has been a fan of fighting games since he first walked up to a Marvel vs. Capcom cabinet at the tender age of 8 at the local arcade. (Kids ask your parents what an "arcade" is) He may not be very good, but that doesn't stop him from enjoying them.