PREMIER EVENT: Combo Breaker 2018
This weekend’s Capcom Pro Tour action takes us to Chicago, IL, USA for Combo Breaker 2018, a Global Premier Event held from May 25th through May 27th. Many of the world’s top players from around the world are making the trip to compete, including Japan’s FUDOH|Fujimura, winner of last week’s Stunfest Premier Event! You will not want to miss a second of this event, so be sure to watch it all on the live stream as it happens!
About Combo Breaker
COMBO BREAKER is a 3-day Fighting Game Community convention & tournament series held annually over Memorial Day weekend in Illinois, USA.
Organized by COMBO BREAKER LLC, the convention was developed by @thehadou & Gaming Generations to provide a high-spectacle weekend for fighting game fans in the Midwest. Since the convention’s arrival in 2015, it has been heralded as a can’t-miss experience by tournament competitors and spectators alike. COMBO BREAKER continues to be an event focused on the attendee experience, built by a dedicated staff with years of event attendance behind them.
|Official Event Information||Link|
|Smash GG (Event Information and Live Brackets)||Link|
Prominent Players Expected to Attend (Names in No Particular Order, Alphabetical by Nationality):
|QANBA DOUYU|Xiao Hai||China|
|Ares RED BULL|Luffy||France|
|CYG BST|Daigo The Beast||Japan|
|NASR|Big Bird||United Arab Emirates|
|MOUSESPORTS|Problem X||United Kingdom|
|SonicBoxx|JB (2)||United States|
|WBG|CJ Truth||United States|
|CYG BST|Chris T||United States|
|Filipino Champ (FChamp)||United States|
|TEMPO|Alex Myers||United States|
|EG|Ricki Ortiz||United States|
|ECHO FOX|Punk||United States|
|ECHO FOX|Justin Wong||United States|
|RED BULL|Snake Eyez||United States|
Live Stream Schedule:
|Pacific||Local (Chicago Ill)||Eastern||UK||Japan|
|Pools (Fri May 25)||11AM – 7PM||1PM – 9PM||2PM – 10PM||7PM – 3AM (Sat)||3AM (Sat) – 11AM (Sat)|
|Pools (Sat May 26)||8AM – 4PM||10AM – 6PM||11AM – 7PM||4PM – 12AM (Sun)||12AM (Sun) – 8AM (Sun)|
|Top 24 to Top 16 (Sun May 27)||11AM – 2:30PM||1PM – 4:30PM||2PM – 5:30PM||7PM – 10:30PM||3AM (Mon) – 6:30AM (Mon)|
|Top 8 (Sun May 27)||2:30PM – 5PM||4:30PM – 7PM||5:30 – 8PM||10:30PM – 1AM (Mon)||6:30AM (Mon) – 9AM (Mon)|
New for the 2018 Season: More Ways to Watch Premier Events Live!
For the first time on the Capcom Pro Tour, you can also tune in to Capcom Fighters on YouTube and on Street Fighter on Facebook to watch the action from Premier Events live.
For more information on our new ways to watch CPT Premier Events, check out our announcement post.
Miss the Premier Event? Watch the Re-Broadcast Right Here!
If you missed the live stream and want to watch a re-broadcast of the Premier Event, you can do that right here on this very site! Just visit capcomprotour.com, where you can now watch every CPT Premier Event broadcast and re-broadcast directly on the site.