6 champions emerged from different titles. To those that missed the event, here is a rundown of the winners:
Ultra Street Fighter 4
The grand finals for Ultra Street Fighter 4 was between Japanese C. Viper player Takenori “TONPY” Shimomura in the winners bracket going up against Canada Cup Gaming’s (CCG) Jonny “Humanbomb” Cheng from Hong Kong from the loser's bracket.
1. TONPY (C.Viper)
2. CCG|Humanbomb (Sakura, Ryu)
3. NISHIKIN (Blanka)
4. Reiketsu (Poison, Vega, Yang)
5. Jiewa (Ken)
5. Itabashi Zangief (Zangief)
7. DouYuTV|GOD OF SKY (Elena, Vega)
7. r/Kappa|stormKUBO (Hugo)
9. IPT|Dru (Chun-Li)
9. YBK|Kim1234 (M.Bison)
9. Keno (Elena)
9. Gonzalez (Seth)
13. IPT|Garret (Makoto)
13. Ikatsui Yarou (Zangief)
13. James (Balrog)
13. Chuan (Guile, Fei Long)
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
For Smash Bros., the grand finals was a Mario mirror match between Imperium Pro Team’s (IPT) Patrick “DJR” Levy and PlayBook Elite’s (PBE) Mikel “Godz” Godinez. Among the top four players to place in SSB4 at Manila Cup, Godz was the only one without any previous championship experience in local tournaments and the hunger was evident. Godz came in and beat everyone on his way to grand finals including DJR during winner’s finals.
1. PBE|Godz (Mario)
2. IPT|DJR (Mario)
3. PBE|DYG (Mario)
4. Cheese (Pikachu)
Mortal Kombat X
Grand finals for Mortal Kombat X came down to a match between brothers and fellow IPT members Migo “migosan” Macayan and Martin “Martin” Macayan. the “Macayan Brothers” are widely known in the Philippines Mortal Kombat Community to be the best players in the country. For many, this match up was a long time coming. However, unknown to the spectating crowd, emotions were running high between the two brothers.
1. IPT|migosan (Ninjutsu Scorpion, Master of Souls Ermac)
2. IPT|Martin ( Covert Ops Sonya Blade, Hollywood Cassie Cage, A-List Johnny Cage, Mournful Kitana)
3. JAV|Krimpai (Full Auto Jacqui Briggs)
4. PBE|Stats (Bone Shaper Shinnok)
BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend
Similar to Mortal Kombat, grand finals for BlazBlue came down to two IPT members once again. In winners we had Robert “Blickwinkel” Andrada with his Jin taking on Angelo “MacArthur” Baldonado using Relius and Valkenhayn from losers. Both players are veterans and good friends, having gone abroad to represent the country in international events.
1. IPT|Blickwinkel (Jin)
2. IPT|McArthur (Valkenhayn)
3. EHADA|Chase (Ragna)
4. PBE|NiteRAId (Hazama)
5. Zenoviah (Noel)
5. BE|ABEGEN (Tager)
Guilty Gear Xrd
Guilty Gear grand finals came down to team Black Eye’s (BE) Genki “ABEGEN” Abe with Potemkin and top Slayer player Takaaki “TAKA” Tsutsui. Many already expected this outcome as Japan is recognized to house the best Guilty Gear talent in the world. Nevertheless, the crowd was still excited to see top level play from these competitors.
1. TAKA (Slayer)
2. BE|ABEGEN (Potemkin)
3. PBE|Noob (Zato-1)
4. PBE|Draqqe (Venom)
5. OS|Daiga Umaestra (Leo Whitefang)
5. PBE|Shinji (May)
7. Jayron (Sol Badguy)
7. IPT|Bickwinkel (Elphelt)
Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3
Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 got special mention for being the only game wherein we have a local player and an international player facing off in grand finals: BE|ABEGEN and his unorthodox team of Tron/Thor/She-Hulk would take on Playmore Friction’s Peter “Papable Peter” Chua.
1. BE|ABEGEN (Tron/Thor/She-Hulk)
2. PF|Papable Peter (Magneto/Doctor Doom/Vergil, Doctor Doom/Dormammu/Strider Hiryu)
3. bully69 (Wolverine/Doctor Doom/Vergil)
4. IPT|Anton Castilla (Zero/Doctor Doom/Vergil)
5. IPT|Garret (Magneto/Doctor Strange/Dante, Spider-Man/Rocket Raccoon/Doctor Strange)
7. Zekira G. Drake
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