Points

Region Rank Previous Rank Points
Global 17 17 1045
Asia 13 13 180

Season Overview

Game: Street Fighter V

Characters: Guile, Ryu

33rd

Premier

Final Round 20

Location: Atlanta, GA, USA | Date: 03/10/2017 - 03/12/2017

Points Earned: 5 Global

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17th

Premier

NCR

Location: Sacramento, CA, USA | Date: 04/14/2017 - 04/16/2017

Points Earned: 20 Global

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13th

Dreamhack
Premier

DreamHack Austin

Location: Austin, TX, USA | Date: 04/28/2017 - 04/30/2017

Points Earned: 40 Global

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17th

BAM 9
Premier

BAM 9

Location: Melbourne, Australia | Date: 05/12/2017 - 05/14/2017

Points Earned: 20 Global

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33rd

CEO 2017
Premier

CEO 2017

Location: Orlando, FL, USA | Date: 06/16/2017 - 06/18/2017

Points Earned: 5 Global

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1st

Daigo Umehara
Premier

Esports Festival Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong | Date: 08/25/2017 - 08/28/2017

Points Earned: 400 Global

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33rd

Daigo Umehara
Premier

Japan Cup 2017

Location: Tokyo, Japan | Date: 08/12/2017 - 08/13/2017

Points Earned: 5 Global

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9th

Daigo Umehara
Premier

TWFighter Major

Location: Taipei, Taiwan | Date: 10/07/2017 - 10/08/2017

Points Earned: 70 Global

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25th

Canada Cup
Premier

Canada Cup 2017

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada | Date: 10/26/2017 - 10/29/2017

Points Earned: 10 Global

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1st

Ranking

Abuget Cup 2017

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia | Date: 07/29/2017 - 07/30/2017

Points Earned: 160 Global, 160 Asia

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1st

Ranking

Fight Club NRW -VIII-

Location: Cologne, Germany | Date: 08/05/2017 - 08/06/2017

Points Earned: 160 Global

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17th

Evolution Championship Series
Evolution

Evolution Championship Series 2017

Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA | Date: 07/14/2017 - 07/16/2017

Points Earned: 130 Global

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5th

Ranking

Thaiger Uppercut

Location: Bangkok, Thailand | Date: 07/01/2017 - 07/02/2017

Points Earned: 20 Global, 20 Asia

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Known as “Daigo” or “The Beast”

Holds a Guinness World Record for being the “most successful player in major tournaments for Street Fighter”

Before Street Fighter 4, Daigo was a famous player for 2D fighting games such as the Street Fighter 2 series, Vampire Hunter/Savior, Street Fighter 3: Third Strike, and more.

Made one of the most sensational comeback wins in fighting game history at Evolution 2004’s Street Fighter 3: Third Strike tournament, where he was on the verge of defeat against Justin Wong. Justin Wong only needed to deal a sliver of damage to win, so he initiated Chun-Li’s Super Art to do enough chip damage to finish off Daigo. Instead of trying to avoid it, Daigo “parried” every single hit of the Super Art and punished Justin Wong with a powerful combo to snatch victory.

Daigo retired from fighting game competitions for a while but came out of retirement with the release of Street Fighter 4

World Warriors of Capcom Cup (2014): Daigo

Capcom Pro Tour Achievements

Japan’s BST|Daigo “The Beast” Umehara is a legend and is arguably the most decorated Street Fighter player of all time, with a competitive career that stretches back to the Street Fighter 2 era. He is a character loyalist who mostly played Ryu, although he toyed with a secondary character for short stints. He is a composed, patient player with remarkable execution but also an uncanny ability to read opponents. He has admitted himself that it was taking longer to adapt to Street Fighter 5, but in recent weeks his results with the game has surged. He earned his qualification at the EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week and has also won several Ranking Events this season.
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