Street Fighter masters to battle in Europe

Street Fighter 25th Anniversary World Series Tournament coming to Europe
Do you live in Europe? Are you a confident and skilled Street Fighter player? If not, can you meet both of those conditions in short order? Then you can start qualifying for the official Masters Series Europe, a championship tournament that will find the continent's best Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition ver. 2012, Street Fighter X Tekken, Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike Online Edition, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix players.

The finals of the MSE will take place from October 31 through November 4. Winners will then face the world's best in the World Finals in December. These people probably know how to do all the special moves, so watch out.
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As part of its year-long celebration to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Street Fighter series Capcom is pleased to confirm the first ever official European fighting games tournament featuring solely titles from this iconic series.

Taking place during Paris Games Week (October 31-November 4), The European Masters will provide a stage for the best fighting game players from across Europe to showcase their skills and compete for the opportunity to represent Europe in the World Finals this December in
San Francisco.

Contestants in the European Master Series will battle it out on the following titles:

- Super Street Figher IV Arcade Edition ver.2012
- Street Fighter X Tekken
- Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike – Online Edition
- Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Ahead of the Masters Series Europe (MSE), a series of local qualifying tournaments will be held across 16 European countries where players will fight for the right to represent their country.

List of Countries:

France / The United Kingdom / Begium / Sweden / Spain / Italy / The Netherlands / Switzerland / Ireland / Norway / Germany / Poland / Russia / Israël / Greece / Austria

A full list of the qualifying tournaments is available at

After five days of intense competition at the European Master Series in Paris, the top two fighters of the Super Street Fighter IV AE ver.2012 and Street Fighter X Tekken tournaments and the two first place finishers of the Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix and Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike events will all win a spot to represent Europe and compete in the World Finals of
The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Tournament in San Francisco.

A unique chance to compete for huge cash prizes, including a limited edition custom Scion FR-S Sports Car! The entire tournament series has a total prize pool worth of $500.000 of cash prizes, non-cash prizes and amenities.

Capcom will provide transport and accommodation for the World Finals in San Francisco to the winners of the European Master Series of Street Fighter.

Master Series Europe Final Event Schedule

Saturday (3rd of November) :
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike – Online Edition (TOP 8)
Super Street Figher IV Arcade Edition ver.2012 (TOP 32)

Sunday (4th of November) :
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (TOP 8)
Street Fighter X Tekken (TOP 32)

All games will be broadcast over the Internet with a live commentary at, don't miss the show!

All the official information is available at:

Master Series Europe website (French/English):
Street Fighter 25th anniversary website (English):

This article was originally published on Joystiq.