Canada Cup 2018 is gearing up for another record breaking year, with over $50,000 CAD in prize pots.
Thanks to your support, Canada Cup 2017 was our largest event to date. This year, we’re getting even bigger.
Canada Cup 2018 will be hosted in partnership with EGLX at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This means more space for players and spectators at this 100,000 sqft venue in the heart of downtown Toronto!
23 different tournament events, one gigantic venue, and something for every type of fan in the Fighting Game Community. Get ready, Toronto. We’ll see you in October!
Tokyo – October 10, 2018 – Cygames has announced that it will sponsor Canada Cup 2018, Canada’s premiere fighting game tournament event.
Canada Cup 2018 will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Canada, on October 26-28, 2018. It will feature over 20 different tournament events, across a 100,000 square feet venue, with $50,000 CAD in prize pots.
Interest in this year’s event is at an all-time high, with a record number of registrants signing up to be part of the event, which is the last major tournament for pro players to pick up ranking points for some of the fighting games at the show. The event will feature all of the biggest and best beat ‘em ups, and some of the biggest names too – including Cygames Beast members Daigo Umehara, PR Balrog, Chris T., Gamerbee and Fuudo.
The sponsorship is the latest foray for Cygames into the world of fighting games, demonstrating the company’s commitment to deliver the best in entertainment – whatever the genre.
Be sure to check out the event either in person or live on Twitch.
You folks are blowing us away with your support this year! We’re blowing past all previous year’s registration numbers and there’s still a few weeks to go. As with every year we want to send that love back your way, so we’re adding Canada Cup funded pot bonuses to the following games:
The newest challenger in Nintendo’s iconic Smash Bros. franchise may not be out until December. But attendees of Canada Cup and EGLX 2018 can get some early hands on with the title only at Nintendo’s booth!
Do you want to help us build the best Canada Cup yet? Sign up for our volunteer program today! Volunteers are still eligible to play in tournament and there are always awesome perks, including volunteer exclusive give aways.