Seth began the panel by "nerding" out about this match, explaining that this exemplifies why he enjoys watching Street Fighter. He mentioned an interesting point that in high-level play, the really good players know that sometimes it's best to "do nothing." He was able to showcase the parts in this match where Daigo made a conscious decision to do nothing and wait for a response.
However, even the Beast himself is not perfect. Near the end of one of his matches, Daigo performed an Ultra directly after an EX-fireball even though it wasn't hit-confirmed. When the panel confronted him on that situation, Daigo had one thing to say. "Mistake."
All in all, this panel really showed that Street Fighter is a lot like chess but even more like poker. It takes a lot of skill to compete at this high level, but also many calculated risks. This ability to choose the risks carefully is something that the professionals like Daigo Umehara excel at.
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