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Red Bull Kumite Will Hold Its Next Tournament In New York

Red Bull Kumite will take place in New York City this year, bringing the epic Street Fighter tournament to the East Coast.

Article Summary

  • Red Bull Kumite returns, hosting its Street Fighter 6 tournament in Brooklyn, NY.
  • Players can join Last Chance Qualifier for a spot in the Grand Final Main Event.
  • 2023 champion Adel "Big Bird" Anouche among the epic lineup of FGC legends.
  • Tickets for the March 16-17 event are available now on Eventbrite.

Red Bull announced this week they will be bringing back Red Bull Kumite, as the epic Street Fighter 6 esports tournament will be held in Brooklyn, New York, this March. The event will take place at the Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse from March 16-17, as 16 of the premier players from across the globe will duke it out to become champ. No word yet if any other games will be included, such as when they added Tekken 7 and Guilty Gear ~Strive~ in 2021. We have more details below, as those looking to participate can sign up on, and those looking to attend can snag tickets through Eventbrite.

Red Bull Kumite Will Hold Its Next Tournament In New York
Credit: Red Bull

Red Bull Kumite 2024

Kicking it up a notch for 2024, the event will see 14 of the world's best players directly invited, with two additional spots up for grabs. Hopefuls from around the world can take their shot at the Last Chance Qualifier, with 256 slots for players to fill, and the victor securing a place in Red Bull Kumite New York's Grand Final Main Event. Red Bull Kumite New York will also introduce an 8-slot Play-In tournament, with the winner joining the main event as one of 16 final hopefuls. Sunday's showdown is set to see competitors go head-to-head in a single-elimination bracket with a first-to-five format, as they battle it out to be the last player standing and be crowned Red Bull Kumite champion.

Last year's exhilarating event witnessed Adel "Big Bird" Anouche crowned in the face of fierce competition from an array of Street Fighter legends, including EVO Japan 2023 Street Fighter V Champion Li-Wei "Oil King" Lin, Red Bull Kumite Las Vegas victor Benjamin "Problem X" Simon, Jabhi "JabhiM" Mabuza and Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi. With tickets now available via Eventbrite, eager fans will be at the edge of their seats as a star-studded line-up of FGC titans collide in Red Bull Kumite New York's mighty arena. Locked inside a huge metal cage until a winner emerges victorious, the Sunday 17 March Main Event will present a showdown for the ages.

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