The big events keep coming as the 2016 Capcom Pro Tour rolls on, with a big Premier Event this weekend! BAM 9, held in Melbourne, Australia from May 12th through 14th, is another opportunity for players to earn big points on the CPT leaderboards in the hopes of making it to Capcom Cup at the end of the year!
From the Organizers:
Battle Arena Melbourne (BAM), Australia’s largest fighting game major, and one of the biggest live esports in ANZ, returns for its 9th annual event on May 12-14. Now taking on two bays in the Melbourne Convention Centre to offer both a community experience and a major esports festival – this year is BIG BAM!
With Australia and the world’s best players playing in the first ever Capcom Pro Tour Premiere Event in the country.
The Australian Fighting Game Community (FGC) has flourished over BAM’s history. Organised by community events group CouchWarriors, now in its 10th year, BAM9 will be bigger than ever, both for casual fans and competitors hungry to prove themselves in interstate rivalries or against international competitors.
Follow the event hashtag #BAM9
Commentary team will include Mike Ross , Jiyuna, and many local voices from the Australian community.
Official Website: https://couchwarriors.org/wp/capcombampremier/
Prominent Players Expected to Attend (Names in No Particular Order, Alphabetical by Nationality):
|Qanba Douyu|Xiao Hai||China|
|Hx CYG BST|Daigo Umehara||Japan|
Live Bracket and Full Player List can be found at: https://www.smash.gg/bam9
Live Stream Schedule:
|Pools (Saturday)||Starts 5PM (FRI)||Starts 8PM (FRI)||Starts 1AM||Starts 10AM|
|Semi-Finals (Saturday)||Starts 1AM||Starts 3AM||Starts 9AM||Starts 6PM|
|Top 8 (Sunday)||Starts 10PM (SAT)||Starts 1AM||Starts 6AM||Starts 3PM|