CB2017 recap

LOOKING BACK AT COMBO BREAKER 2017


As the COMBO BREAKER team begins to look forward to our 2018 event, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on what happened back at COMBO BREAKER 2017 in the Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort on May 26-28! For 3 days, competitive players and fans of Fighting Games made St. Charles, Illinois their home; bringing the hype as only they can.

COMBO BREAKER 2017 Notables:

18 Singles Tournaments | 15 Visiting Artists | 13 Shuttle Trips | 13 Sponsors  | 8 Community Run Side Tournaments | 6 Community Panels | 5 Auction Tournaments | 5 Indie Games | 5 Vendors | 4 Special Exhibitions | 3 Team Tournaments | 2 After Hours Get-Togethers | 1 Arcade by Paradise Arcade Shop | 1 Cosplay Contest | 1 Red Bull Kumite Brunch | 1 ELEAGUE Viewing Party | 1 In-Venue Bar | 0 Hours Closed

$78,200+ in Payouts | 95 Referees | 56 Commentators | 51 Production Staff | 29 Senior Referees | 18 Stream Runners | 13 Core Staff | 8 Streams | 4 Vans | 3 Semi-Trucks | 3 Photographers | 3 Cinematographers | 3 Hotel Reps | 0 Available Rooms

22 Countries | 47 States & DC | 7 Canadian Provinces | 1,723 Unique Competitors | 972 Spectators | 2,900+ Known Attendees | 1.37 Million Stream Viewers | 199 Hours of Content Broadcasted | 1 Weekend devoted to the FGC from @gaming_gen & @thehadou

Have a great memory of COMBO BREAKER 2017? Let us know using #CBmemories on Twitter or tag @combobreakerfgc!

#CB2017 PHOTO GALLERIES


Combo Breaker had excellent photographers on site Memorial Day Weekend! Check out these galleries from our media team:

ROBERT PAUL

www.rmpaul.com

THOMAS TISCHIO

www.tischphotos.org

COSPLAY CONTEST 

Gallery

YOUR #CB2017 TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS!


A tournament is made great by the men & women competing in it. See who rose to the challenge in our singles competitions!
 

SFV Finalists

STREET FIGHTER V

Champion: Liquid | NuckleDu
2nd Place: CYG.BST.RB | Snake Eyez
3rd PlacePIE | Smug

INJUSTICE 2

Champion: Echo Fox | SonicFox
2nd Place: NASR | Tekken Master
3rd Place: YOMI | Slayer

GUILTY GEAR XRD:REV2

Champion: Cyclops | Dogura
2nd Place: Xcel | BjornSonOfBear
3rd Place: CATPION | daymendou

KILLER INSTINCT: SEASON 3

Champion: HW | Valoraxe
2nd Place: UA | Wheels
3rd PlaceXcel | Amenty

TEKKEN 7

Champion: Echo Fox | JDCR
2nd Place: Echo Fox | Saint
3rd Place: Cyclops | Tanukana

SKULLGIRLS: 2ND ENCORE

Champion: Echo Fox | SonicFox
2nd Place: WingZero
3rd Place: Liam

SUPER SMASH BROS. WII U

Champion: PG | ESAM
2nd Place: KPB | John Numbers
3rd Place: Ned

KING OF FIGHTERS XIV

Champion: AS | Reynald
2nd Place: VegasKOF | El Rosa
3rd Place: VegasKOF | Layec

ULTIMATE MARVEL VS CAPCOM 3

Champion: EG | NYChrisG
2nd Place: AHN | Not Enough Damage
3rd Place: Circa | Jibrill

MORTAL KOMBAT XL

Champion: NASR | Tekken Master
2nd Place: Method | SylverRye
3rd Place: Echo Fox | SonicFox

BLAZBLUE: CENTRAL FICTION

Champion: PG | SKD
2nd Place: Cyclops | Dogura
3rd Place: EXE | Nakkiel

MYSTERY GAME

Champion: Kazmer
2nd Place: fLoE
3rd PlaceYASE | MasterWho

SUPER STREET FIGHTER II: TURBO

Champion: Damdai
2nd Place: RoyBisel
3rd PlaceLordJimmyBones

SUPER SMASH BROS. MELEE

Champion: Phoenix1 | Duck
2nd Place: KJH
3rd Place: Prince F. Abu

VAMPIRE SAVIOR

Champion: MightyMar
2nd Place: VMP | Diar
3rd Place: fLoE

BRAWLHALLA

Champion: noeL
2nd Placeithrowow
3rd Place: Cake

SOUL CALIBUR 2

Champion: MoneyMuffins
2nd Place: JPC
3rd Place: Mr. T

CAPCOM VS SNK 2

Champion: D44 | BAS
2nd Place: Echo Fox | JWong
3rd Place: EBT | MuffinMan

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS

COMBO BREAKER would not have been possible without the companies and people that stepped up to financially support our convention. We’d like to once again thank them for their commitment to the fighting game community.

THANK YOU!

Thank you for taking part in COMBO BREAKER 2017. We’re looking forward to seeing you next year.

No Coast. No Kings.

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