CouchWarriors League News

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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CWL October Report – Smash Ultimate

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 21:47:15

Another weekend has passed, and the last CWL Online event for the month is in the books. With only one more event left on the schedule for each game, October represented the last real chance for any new names to show up and make a tilt at qualification for the Season Finale. Players whose qualification was already locked in were still there at full force as they battled tooth and nail for top plac...

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Tekken World Tour Online Challenge – Tournament Report

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 21:37:24

This weekend gave the Australian fighting game community a bittersweet taste of what 2020 might have held, were we not forced to spend most of it at home. For the first time since summer, the CouchWarriors League schedule was able to feature something more exclusive than an simple online ranbat, as the Tekken World Tour Online Challenge travelled down under! As the title implies, the “travel”...

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CWL October Report – SFV & Melee

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 21:17:59

The 2020 CouchWarriors League is well onto the home stretch, and halfway through October competition we can really see who is pulling ahead among the top contenders for each game. Both the Street Fighter bracket on the 3rd and the Melee competition on the tenth pulled 24 attendees, giving us short but extremely fierce tournaments. It seems like after the initial boom of contenders entering follo...

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CWL September Report – Smash Ultimate

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 17:45:20

Things have been heating up in Australia’s fighting game community all month, and it’s not just good spring weather. Tournament registrations are up, prize pools have been raised, and even in embattled Victoria there are signs that coronavirus is slowly receding – giving us hope of holding CouchWarriors League events in person next season. This excited atmosphere was heightened further i...

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