Super Turbo News

Interview with Kris “Fromo” Powell from

We love player interviews and has just posted an interview with Kris “Fromo” Powell. Most ST players know of Fromo and his deadly Blanka but you can learn more about him in this fantastic interview.

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Mattsun, Shogatsu, and Kusumodo are heading to Canada Cup 2016!

Big news as it was just announced that Mattsun, Shogatsu, and Kusumondo will be attending Canada Cup 2016! There will also be ST veterans from the USA attending, such as Riz0ne, eltrouble, MillerTime, Justin Wong, and more!

Information about Canada Cup:

Canada Cup 2016 takes place October 28th through October 30th, in Toronto, Ontario is shaping up to be Canada’s largest Super Turbo event yet! We’re looking to have around four Undamned/Supergun setups running all weekend, and there’s a $500 pot bonus if we hit over 50 entrants. Last year’s Canada Cup had 40-something so it’s certainly possible to break that number this year!

Registration is $40 CAD plus $10 for ST, goes up in price this Friday July 1st and consistently raising in price until the event, so now’s the best time to register. Deals on flights and hotel available in the Travel Info section of the Canada Cup website. The event is being run right out of a hotel and the rooms are pretty cheap at the moment. The place is also right near the airport so there are a ton of other places to stay if you want to shop around.

Visit the Canada Cup website for more information.

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X-EST 2016 Results

X-EST 2016 results from August 28th, 2016 held at E-Sports SQUARE in Tokyo, JAPAN.

X-EST 2016
August 28, 2016
Tokyo, JAPAN
Players: 93
Bracket Block A
Bracket Block B
Bracket Block C
Bracket Block D
Bracket Block FINALS

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X-EST Stream Information: Gamenewton and UltraChenTV

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X-EST, a big 3-on-3 tournament that will be featuring the superstars of the Japanese ST world, will be taking place this Sunday, August 28th (Japan Time).

X-EST will be streamed on Game Newton’s Twitch TV channel:

There will also be an English stream by James Chen on UltraChenTV:

Time/Date: August 27 10PM PST / August 28 1AM EST / August 28 2PM Japan

Entrants: X-EST 2016 List of registered teams compiled by Xgamerz

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Defend the North 2016 Results – 7.30.16

Defend the North 2016 Super Turbo results from July 30th, 2016. Thank to Atari for the results and information.

Defend the North 2016
July 30th, 2016
White Plains, NY
Players: 23

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Teams List for X-EST 2016

Xgamerz has compiled a list of the teams that have registered for X-EST 2016, which is taking place this weekend.

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Fight for the 6ix Results – 8.6.16

Unessential blasts his way through winners undefeated to take the Red Bull Fight for the 6ix Super Turbo crown! Defeated in the process was longtime local rival Dogberry and Canada’s Tournament of Legends II qualifier Lord Jimmy Bones in some very intense sets.

Special thanks to TorontoTopTiers for organizing and running the tournament and Red Bull for sponsoring the event (and providing all that free Red Bull!)

Stream archive:

1) Unessential (Chun-Li)
2) Lord Jimmy Bones (Boxer)
3) Dogberry (Ryu, Ken, T.Hawk, Dictator)
4) Hohji (E.Honda, Ryu, O-Ken, O-Sagat)
5) TOSFHQ 50/50 Drewface (Ryu)
5) Luckyjim (O-Honda, Dictator)
7) Psychochronic (Chun-Li, Fei Long)
7) WB! (Chun-Li)

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Civil War: Manifest Destiny ST Tournament

Super Turbo will be held on Japanese candy cabs and streamed at Civil War: Manifest Destiny on Saturday, September 17th.

It is a standard double elimination tournament. Sets will be 3/5 the whole way. Cost is $10 for the tournament. Currently the venue fee is $35.

The tournament is held at Arcade Legacy in Cincinnati Ohio. It’s where Power Up was held a bunch of years ago, a mostly empty mall where we use the center court.

They will be using Japanese candy cabs, but plan on a side by side setup. H2H will be stream only most likely.

Date: Saturday, September 17th.
Location: Arcade Legacy in Cincinnati, OH (Location of past Power Up tournaments)
Hardware: Japanese Candy Cabs – head-to-head and side-to-side
Format: Double elimination | 3/5 games
Entry Fee: $35 Venue / $10 Registration
Notable Players: RoyBisel and Immortal.
More Info: Civil War Facebook Event Page.

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X-EST (X-Mania) 3on3 Tournament Announcement

The X-Mania series is taking on a new name: X-EST (Every Summer Tournament) and this year’s was announced by @X_EST_info to be taking place Sunday, August 28th at e-sports SQUARE in Tokyo.

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RIP Nohoho

It’s a sad day for the Super Turbo and fighting game community.

Nohoho, one of the most influential members of the Super Turbo scene has passed away. He is well known for his fierce Blanka, as well as his super nohoho fighter ii x website, which featured a ton of incredible Super Turbo information, especially from Japan. Though he retired his blog several years ago, it still remains an important source of translated information for players today. Many players have said that his site was the reason that they got into Super Turbo and continued to follow the scene, as his blog was the bridge between Japan and the rest of the Super Turbo community bringing information that we couldn’t find anywhere else.

He also was the inspiration for many to give back to the community, including Super Turbo Revival, to continue bringing news from Japan to the Super Turbo scene. Without Nohoho’s hard work over the years bridging the Japanese ST scene to the rest of us and keeping interest in the game, Super Turbo Revival may never have been formed and the scene likely would have died out long, long ago, during the “Dark Age of Fighting Games”.

Cheers to you, Nohoho. May you be in a better place now.

Nohoho with AFO

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