Back in mid-August, an extensive BlazBlue competition titled SUMMIT OF BLAZBLUE (SOB) was announced. A celebration of sorts for the upcoming BLAZBLUE CHRONOPHANTASMA, SOB is an event for the current version, Continuum Shift EXTEND (Continuum Shift II in arcades), made up of two tournaments: a singles tournament (organized as GODSGARDEN #7) and a fixed 3-on-3 tournament to be held at Shinjuku Sportsland.
From August to October, qualifiers were held throughout Japan for both the singles tournament and the 3-on-3 to determine the participants for the respective main events. These battles lead to this weekend, where the SUMMIT OF BLAZBLUE reaches its peak.
Much like previous events, you will be able to catch all the action live on the GODSGARDEN Twitch TV channel.
GODSGARDEN #7 – Saturday October, 27
The 7th tournament in over 3 years, GODSGARDEN #7 will take place at Asagaya/Loft A in Tokyo, the tournament series’ traditional venue. As part of the Summit, GODS#7 is planned to employ a different format compared to previous events. Instead of the usual invites and fan votes, all the participants for the tournament have been determined through qualifiers, including the last-chance qualifier the day of the event.
Below are the 15 players so far who have made it through to the main tournament.
- Deshiwo (Taokaka)
- Kazu@Ginga (Platinum)
- Kashiramoji D (aka Dora) (Bang)
- Kinji (Taokaka)
- Fuse (Ragna)
- Konbanwa Gackt Desu (Hakumen)
- Ogura Yui-chan ga Daisuki (aka Yoshiki) (λ-11)
- Matsu (Bang)
- king (Litchi)
- Puromete (Litchi)
- Yutta (Ragna)
- Noze (Hazama)
- Ronitta (Jin)
- Konan (Tsubaki)
- Matoi (Taokaka)
- Last qualifier spot – TBD the day of the event
Shinjuku Sportsland 3-on-3 – Sunday October, 28
In contrast to GODSGARDEN #7’s use of the console version of BlazBlue, the 3-on-3 tournament will take place on arcade cabinets. The event uses basic fixed rules, with locked team members and characters, and duplicate characters are not allowed within a team.
“Zelgius” – Game Chariot Goi
Sakamoto Dairi (aka Dora) (Bang)
“Chara ga Yowakute Katenai wa-” – Gcom Kami-Kumamoto
Konbanwa Gackt Desu (Hakumen)
“Wai Mori-P Akari Mori-P Daisuki” – KITAREVO
“Izayoi Fight Club (Yodare)” – SEGA Matsue
“Kinjirareta Asobi” – SEGA Nanba Avion
“Galaxy!!” – Urban Square Ohsu
“Hame Goroshi Guntai” – Taito Station Machida
Uma no Hone (Valkenhayn)
“Kachitsuzukeru Ishiryoku” – Minani-Koshigaya PLAY SPOT BIG 1
“Dakara Eda wa Tomodachi ga Dekinai” – Taito Station Sendai Clisroad
“Tokaido Yotsukaidan” – LOOP Okazaki
“spica” – Ikebukuro GiGO
“Rainbow” – neo amusement space a-cho
“Bureki Chin” – SEGA Akihabara 1
Mireba Miserareru R-1 – Tachikawa Oslo 5
*Last qualifier spot* – TBD the day of the event
Tai Ao Madousho Senmon Butai Tachikawa Fuusatsu-Ka – Shinjuku Sportsland Honkan
Ogura Yui-chan ga Daisuki (aka Yoshiki) (λ-11)