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Philippine Fighting Game Contingent Score Victories at Southeast Asia Major

10:06 PM October 10, 2016

At the GameStart Asia convention last weekend in Singapore, Filipino players managed to fight their way through a gauntlet of internationally-dominant talent across multiple fighting game titles, scoring a victory in BlazBlue: Central Fiction, as well as respectable finishes in other games.

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Imperium Pro Team’s Alden “IPT Alden” Jacob came in first place in BlazBlue: Central Fiction, despite the game’s relatively new release

Meanwhile, PlayBook Elite’s Donal “PBE Don” Gimperoso and Andrew “IPT.Dru” Martinez both made the Top 32 of the Street Fighter V tournament. The tournament, sponsored and co-presented by Sony Interactive Entertainment, featured some of the best SFV players in the world that included EVO 2016 champion Lee “Infiltration” Seon Woo and rival Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi.

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In the end, Tokido took down the Southeast Asian Major against fellow Japanese player Yusuke “Momochi” Momochi. Tokido takes home the lion’s share of the $15,000 prize pool.

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