As you probably know, First Attack 2016, held in Puerto Rico from September 3rd through 4th has ended. After a hard battle /r/Kappa|John Takeuchi from Japan has taken the well earned 1st place, ending the tournament with 128 points! 2nd place went to HM|Go1, also from Japan, while USA’s EVB|Chris Tatarian bagged the 3rd place. Interesting thing about this tournament is that 2 Rashid players made top 8, the winner /r/Kappa|John Takeuchi and LU|Alex Valle who finished on 7th place.
At the same time, across the ocean, Celtic Throwdown 2016, held in Dublin, Irelend from September 3rd through 4th concluded with France’s RB|Luffy winning his first event in the Capcom Pro Tour event of the 2016 season! PRLS|Packz took 2nd place and Melty|Gen1us took 3rd place.
After the conclusion of First Attack 2016, Celtic Throwdown and other events, there has been some changes in the SF5 Capcom Pro Tour Rankings 2016.
Compared to the last week’s standings, GamerBee entered the top 32 after finishing 3rd, 2nd and 3rd in the three latest Asia/Oceania events. Thanks to their wins on First Attack 2016 and Celtic Throwdown 2016 respectively, r/Kappa|John Takeuchi and RB|Luffy both qualified for a regional finals. RZR|Infiltration, BX3|Phenom, Qanba|Xiaohai, EG|Momochi and Tokido already qualified for the Capcom Cup finals.
First Attack 2016 and Celtic Throwdown 2016 finished, but that doesn’t mean we will lack the excitement. Capcom Pro Tour is continuing and bringing us some more exciting events. Upcoming events include Latin America Online Event #2; Manila Cup – Manila, Philippines; Lockdown – Lisbon, Portugal; North America Online Event #2.