CouchWarriors League News

ASTRO STEPS INTO THE RING AS THE PRESENTING PARTNER OF COUCHWARRIORS LEAGUE AND BAM

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 03:48:41

Australia’s premier fighting game esports league and its major event, are now powered by ASTRO GAMING MEDIA RELEASE: ASTRO Gaming today announced it will be pulling on the gloves and supporting the Australian Fighting Game Community as it becomes the presenting partner of CouchWarriors League and BAM (Battle Arena Melbourne) for 2021-22. As the exclusive partner for headsets, CouchWarriors ...

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BAM 2021 – Postponed to 2022. New Melbourne July Event planned

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:23:00

To all the FGC community from the dedicated BAM team, we are announcing the postponenment of BAM 2021. After careful consideration of the COVID safety state across Australia, and discussions with the venue we have taken the difficult decision to postpone. We are moving BAM to its traditional month of May, 2022.  In its place, for those that can attend in Melbourne on July 11th, we will have a spe...

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CouchWarriors League Recap – May 2021

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 19:56:39

The fires of competition have burned more brightly than ever before across the CouchWarriors League, as we count down the days before the long-awaited BAM12 major. The month of May set a new all-time record for most ranking points on offer, impacting the race across all five CWL games. In the past, the league rankings have often been dominated by a handful of regional champions who can reliably sc...

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BAM12 Registration Roundup!

Sun, 30 May 2021 19:38:28

Get hype! The biggest AusFGC news of the year is the biggest AusFGC event of the year: BAM 2021. Battle Arena Melbourne is making its comeback in 2021. Held from July 9th-11th, #BAM12 will feature the peak of competitive play for fighting games across Australia as part of the CouchWarriors League, as well as a rare chance for our top talent to battle world-class opposition. Expanding the gaming on...

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CouchWarriors League 2021 – The Season So Far!

Tue, 11 May 2021 23:16:44

Get ready for the next battle – because CouchWarriors League is back for 2021! Rising from the ashes of last year like a wakeup shoryu, Australia’s first unified fighting game circuit has begun a fresh season, now with more games and more events to compete in! With monthly ranbat events in four state centers and the revamped CouchWarriors Online Series, there’s a huge expansion in the am...

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MWAVE and CouchWarriors League Partnership 2021

Sun, 09 May 2021 03:23:48

We are proud to announce Mwave is supporting CouchWarriors League, which incliudes BAM, as PC Retail Partner! Mwave have long been a fantastic supporter of the scene, providing digital prize vouchers and the latest awesome tech for our online tournaments in 2020.  Building on that tradition, Mwave is officially supporting the league through 2021 To celebrate, MAY IS MWAVE MONTH and we hav...

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BAM Returns July 9th to 11th at MCEC!

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 02:16:35

That’s right. BAM is coming back on July 9th to 11th, 2021 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The FGC’s biggest national event will be returning with the hype, community and competition we all love.  This year BAM will be colocated with ITZ LAN, a 1,000 seat BYOC PC LAN. Making this “ITZ BAM” even bigger for the gaming community. Stay tuned for Registration inf...

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CouchWarriors League 2021 – return of offline events!

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 01:30:35

CouchWarriors League returns for 2021, and as we steadily see restrictions pulled back, we are returning with live, offline events for the community! Online and Offline Online – This year we are once again running Online tournaments with feature games Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, Smash Bros Ultimate, Smash Bros Melee, and now – Dragonball FighterZ! Offline – In addition, look forw...

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CWL November Report – Melee & Tekken

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 19:59:41

The pivotal final month of Saturday online events for CouchWarriors League 2020 has delivered a barrage of top-flight competition, with three games having concluded their ranking seasons so far. The last two weekends were a study in contrasts; Smash Melee was reduced to a victory lap for an unstoppable champion, while Tekken 7’s overall season winner wasn’t decided until the very last blow! S...

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CWL November Report – SFV

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 02:15:26

This strange, abbreviated but intense 14-event season of CouchWarriors League SFV came to a head on Saturday with the final CWL Online for the year. Doubled ranking points meant stakes were high, with the ladderboard leaders desperately holding onto the cash bounties attached to their top 3 spots. Even those well outside the top 3 were playing for keeps, since reaching the Grand Final here would b...

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