Can you beat an esports champion? Challenge Justin Wong, Smug, and NuckleDu at Street Fighter V

By on May 12, 2017 at 11:00 am
can_you_beat_an_esports_champion_750

Do you think you have what it takes to stand up to some of Street Fighter V’s best and brightest players? Do you believe you have the skill and the fortitude to challenge a champion on stream? If the answer is yes, and you’re in the New York City area this weekend, then head on over to Compete’s Can You Beat an Esports Champion, presented by Gillette.

This Saturday, May 13, interested players can head on over to Compete’s New York City headquarters at 2 West 17th Street for a chance to face Echo Fox’s Justin Wong, PIE’s Bryant “Smug” Huggins, and Team Liquid’s reigning Capcom Cup champion Du “NuckleDu” Dang.

The event itself will be split into three sessions at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 4:15 PM to 6:15 PM, and 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (all times Eastern). Take note that the last session is open to players 21 years old and above only. Interested players can register here.

For those unable to attend, the event will be streamed on Twitch with commentary by Level Up’s Alex Valle and Ultrachen’s James Chen.

Source: Compete

D3v has worn many hats within the general fighting game community. The self proclaimed "Asian white boy" from the Philippines has done everything from arcade stick modification to match commentary. When not writing for Shoryuken's front page, D3v spends part of his time running tournaments in the Philippines, including the country's biggest fighting game event, Manila Cup.