Celtic Throwdown 2017 takes place in Ireland, results feature Infiltration, Luffy, Phenom, Problem X


Juri made a top 8? JURI MADE A TOP 8!

This weekend saw the Celtic Throwdown fighting game tournament take place in Ireland, with some of the FGC's most recognisable names gathering to battle on all the top titles of today.

The brawl erupted out of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Blanchardstown, Dublin, and saw a plethora of great players converge to grab those sweet league points. National, European and International names (such as Daigo and Infiltration) made the journey to be a part of the Street Fighter V Capcom Pro Tour, Injustice 2 Pro Series and Tekken 7 World Tour.

Alongside these official ranking events, prestigious tournaments were also held on Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and Super Smash Bros. Wii U & Melee. The ever-present Grand Master Challenge crew were on-hand to host their Super Street Fighter II Turbo tournament, which travels the length and breadth of the U.K. throughout the year.

The Top 8 results, for all tournaments, are as follows:

Street Fighter V:

1. Mouz|Problem X (M. Bison)
2. RB|Luffy (R. Mika)
3. BX3|Phenom (Necalli)
4. MD|MisterCrimson (Laura/Dhalsim)
5. SaltyKid (R. Mika)
5. Prophecy|Akainu (Guile)
7. PRLS|Suleymon (Balrog)
7. RZR|Infiltration (Juri)

Tekken 7:

1. TheTruth (Feng)
2. TDG|Fergus (Asuka)
3. CKT|Shirdel (Alisa/JACK-7)
4. DG|ThePhantom (Master Raven/Paul)
5. RTFM|RooKang (Bob)
5. FH|KuroTao (Akuma/Steve)
7. DatGuyOvaDur (Kazuya/Miguel)
7. BX3|Dakes (Miguel)

Injustice 2:

1. PND|Madzin (Batman)
2. ED|Rudi (Red Hood)
3. Yuzu|Shyndoa (Wonder Woman)
4. ED|Jinty (Robin)
5. VSF|JustinXavier21 (Blue Beetle/Catwoman)
5. IrishMantis (Atrocitus)
7. Themata (Scarecrow)
7. Lar (Darkseid)

Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2:

1. RAD (I-No)
2. Popi (Baiken)
3. GATK|Corro (Raven)
4. Kaworu (Answer)
5. ED|Jinty (Chipp)
5. ApolloSteed (Venom)
7. Lordigan (Leo)
7. SamuraiPizzaKen (Leo)

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U:

1. MagiMagi (Mewtwo)
2. RedSlasher (Ryu)
3. Skarfelt (Fox)
4. AfroSmash (Samus)
5. PRLS|Yackabean (Toon Link)
5. sp00n (Mario)
7. SSKB|Arikado (Diddy Kong)
7. HackleSerpent (Little Mac)

Super Smash Bros. Melee:

1. MINT (Falco)
2. Verdant (Fox/Jigglypuff)
3. MagiMagi (Ice Climbers)
4. KingofLegend (Marth)
5. Craft (Falco/Captain Falcon)
5. BluePersil (Marth)
7. AdamAplz (Luigi)
7. Lultam (Marth)

Super Street Fighter II Turbo:

1. GMC|GolcarJack
2. GMC|Zero1

3. TwiF
4. ED Rudi
5. GMC|Festilence
5. Method|Cobelcog
7. blag
7. Tyrant

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite: Exhibition Tournament:

1. UM|Tyrant (Zero/Dante)
2. Dansim (Chris RedField/Jedah)
3. PRLS|FaisalDante (X/Dante)
3. FH|PaulPesci (Ryu/Dante)

Congratulations to all the winners, props to everyone who took part and, of course, commendations to the organisers of Celtic Throwdown for another successful weekend.

Celtic Throwdown [Official Site]

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