Texas Showdown 2013 Scheduled for This Weekend, April 12-14, in Houston, Texas Texas Showdown 2013 Scheduled for This Weekend, April 12-14, in Houston, Texas
Texas’s premier fighting game tournament, the Texas Showdown Championships, will be back in true form for 2013 this weekend. Organized by Javier “Javi” Moreno... Texas Showdown 2013 Scheduled for This Weekend, April 12-14, in Houston, Texas

Texas’s premier fighting game tournament, the Texas Showdown Championships, will be back in true form for 2013 this weekend. Organized by Javier “Javi” Moreno and Chris “Ranma0005″ Chou, the original founders of the Texas Showdown series, this year’s event is going back to its roots. Texas Showdown 2013 will be hosted at the Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area in Houston:

Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area
7611 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

Tournament Line-up

The King of Fighters XIII (PS3)
Mortal Kombat (PS3)
Persona 4 Arena (PS3)
Street Fighter X Tekken Ver.2013 (360)
Super Street Fighter II Turbo (ARC)
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Ver.2012 (360)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3)
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (360)

Side Tournaments

Dead or Alive 5 (360)
Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus (PS3)
Skullgirls (PS3)
SoulCalibur V (PS3)

Players

Check out the Examiner’s feature on players to look out for at this year’s Texas Showdown, written by organizer Chris Chou.

Along with traveling players like EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, AGE|NYChrisG, AGE|Romance and DM.MCZ|Xian, look out for local players such as VxG.EMP|DJKOR, FourWude, Hunted Chimera and Kid Viper.

Streams & Schedule

Texas Showdown 2013 will be streamed by Level|Up and ShinKensou. Friday will be covered exclusively by ShinKensou. Saturday and Sunday will have Level|Up as the primary stream, with ShinKensou providing the secondary. Commentary duo UltraDavid and James Chen of UltraChenTV will be attending.

Below is a schedule for the event, in US Central Daylight Time (CDT, UTC -5). This is one hour behind EDT and two hours ahead of PDT.

Friday, April 12

Stream 1 (http://www.twitch.tv/shinkensou)
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Casuals, testing, interviews
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Persona 4 Arena Pools
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM: King of Fighters XIII Pools

Saturday, April 13

Stream 1 (http://www.twitch.tv/leveluplive)
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Street Fighter X Tekken Pools
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Pools
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Super Street Fighter IV AE Pools
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Pools
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Persona 4 Arena Top 8
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM: King of Fighters XIII Top 8

Stream 2 (http://www.twitch.tv/shinkensou)
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Street Fighter X Tekken Pools (alt)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM: SoulCalibur V
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Mortal Kombat

Sunday, April 14

Stream 1 (http://www.twitch.tv/leveluplive)
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Mortal Kombat Top 8
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Top 8
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Street Fighter X Tekken Top 8
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Super Street Fighter IV AE 3 Top 8
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Top 8

Stream 2 (http://www.twitch.tv/shinkensou)
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM: Interviews

Source: Texas Showdown