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How to watch Capcom Cup 2019 – Stream, schedule, bracket, interviews

Published: 12/Dec/2019 15:43 Updated: 6/Apr/2020 11:25

by Calum Patterson

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The culmination of the Capcom Pro Tour is here, as the 32 best players meet in Los Angeles to battle for their share of the $250,000 prize pool and the coveted Capcom Cup.

With the exception of the 2018 Capcom Cup winner, Japan’s gachikun, all other players have had to qualify through either the Global Ranking leaderboard, or through regional qualifiers like at EGX.

With the top 26 in global rankings joined by the four regional finals winners, there’s also one final chance for the remaining spot, which will be decided by a last chance qualifier, which will kick off the event on Friday, December 13. You can check out the final placements in our Results Hub.

Capcom Cup 2019 stream

All the action will be streamed live on Twitch on the CapcomFighters channel, which you can watch below.

Capcom Cup 2019 schedule

The event runs from Friday, December 13, starting with the last chance qualifier, until Sunday, December 15, when a champion will be crowned.

Saturday will whittle down the field to the top 16 competitors, as well as concluding with the Street Fighter League World Finals.

PT EST GMT JST
Capcom Cup (Saturday) 8:30AM – 6:30PM 11:30AM – 9:30PM 4:30PM – 2:30AM (Sun) 1:30AM (Sun) – 11:30AM (Sun)
Street Fighter League Finals (Saturday) 6:30PM – 10PM 9:30PM – 1AM 2:30AM (Sun) – 6AM (Sun) 11:30AM (Sun) – 3PM (Sun)
Capcom Cup Finals (Sunday) 8:30AM – 6:45PM 11:30AM – 9:45PM 4:30PM – 2:45AM (Mon) 1:30AM (Mon) – 11:45AM (Mon)

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Bracket

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Players

Here are all 32 players competing in the Capcom Cup (the 32nd player will be added from the Last Chance Qualifier at Seed 19).

Player Seed
Gachikun Capcom Cup 2018 winner
Luffy Regional Qualifier
Kichipa-mu Regional Qualifier
Zenith Regional Qualifier
Smug Regional Qualifier
Punk Global Rank 1
Bonchan Global Rank 2
Tokido Global Rank 3
Fuudo Global Rank 4
HotDog29 Global Rank 5
Fujimara Global Rank 6
Big Bird Global Rank 7
Problem X Global Rank 8
Momochi Global Rank 9
Phenom Global Rank 10
NuckleDu Global Rank 11
Oil King Global Rank 12
Xian Global Rank 13
Mago Global Rank 14
Machabo Global Rank 16
AngryBird Global Rank 17
John Takeuchi Global Rank 18
Dogura Global Rank 19
TBD Last Chance Qualifier
Nemo Global Rank 20
Infexious Global Rank 21
Sako Global Rank 22
NL Global Rank 23
Daigo Global Rank 24
801 Strider Global Rank 25
iDom Global Rank 26
JB Global Rank 27

Prize Pool

$250,000 is split between the players as follows (*Note: does not include CP DLC prize pool bonus).

Place Prize
1st $120,000
2nd $50,000
3rd $21,500
4th $12,500
5-6th $9,000
7-8th $5,000
9-12th $2,000
13-16th $1,000
17-24th $500
25-32nd $250

Interviews

Dexerto is also live at the event along with Femi ‘F-Word’ Adeboye and Logan Sama, so we’ll be providing exclusive interviews with the players from the show floor on our Twitter account, so make sure to follow us there so you don’t miss any of the action as it happens.

Big Bird fills us in about his game plan for his match against 801 Strider – the American Street Fighter player who represents SonicBoxx.

Olivier “Luffy” Hay, and opens up about how long he thinks SFV will remain popular for before it starts to fizzle out.

FGC legend James Chen tells all about the insane Street Fighter V tour that lead into the Capcom Cup.

Commander Jesse opens up after his ‘almost’ run!

Logan and F Word share their predictions for who they think will shine brightest in the tournament.

Luffy talks about how long he thinks Street Fighter V has left in terms of popularity.

Ahead of his match with Big Bird, 801 Strider opens up about how he’s feeling going into it, and how he’s prepared himself.

Justin Wong reveals which player he hopes will scoop up a victory in the Cup.

Punk shares his thoughts on which competitors could cause him trouble in the tournament.

Taiwanese player Oil King opens up about how he’s feeling before facing off against HotDog in Round 2.

Community & esports manager Matthew Edwards shares his predictions for the next SFV DLC character.

Fighting game community legend Alex Valle speaks to F Word about his lengthy rivalry with Japanese player Daigo Umehara.

Former player and commentator YipeS predicts who he thinks will take the Capcom Cup crown.

HotDog reveals all to Logan about which characters don’t work well against M. Bison.

F Word and Logan share their predictions for Capcom Cup champion.

Winners Top 8 contender Phenom reveals his plans for the $250,000 prize money if he wins the tournament.

F Word asks iDom about how he’s feeling about potentially facing off against Punk in the Top 8.

Infamous wrestling and hosting legend Kenny Omega reveals who he’s gunning for to win the tournament.

Stay tuned for all event coverage and more interviews!

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BitTorrent acquires DLive to add live streaming to its offering

Published: 22/Oct/2020 22:00 Updated: 22/Oct/2020 15:41

by Adam Fitch

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Peer-to-peer file-sharing company BitTorrent has announced its acquisition of blockchain-powered live streaming platform DLive.

The plan is to incorporate DLive and all BitTorrent-related services under one package, creating a unified offering entitled BitTorrent X. This move marks an evolution for the company, transitioning from a software company to a conglomerate made up of storage, data protocols, and content distribution options. BitTorrent and DLive are no strangers to each other, however, having initially formed a strategic partnership in December 2019. The deal saw the streaming platform joined BitTorrent’s ecosystem and it’s safe to assume that it was successful considering this development.

This marks an important milestone in the evolution of DLive — it started its journey when it launched a beta in December 2017, in April 2019 PewDiePie exclusively streamed on the platform, and later that year in November, it integrated with Streamlabs OBS. It’s brought on plenty of other entertaining streamers along its journey, too.

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“We are more than excited to join the BitTorrent ecosystem as the collaboration will provide us with more innovative solutions to empower content creators and reward communities,” said Charles Wayn, DLive’s CEO. “Together with the BitTorrent team, we look forward to bringing disruptive innovations to the digital media space, and furthermore create value for our global community.”

The newly-formed BitTorrent X ecosystem will contain storage through BitTorrent File System, distribution through BitTorrent, and streaming through DLive. The company hopes that this will help in “establishing a truly decentralized internet” by driving “blockchain-related tools to billions of devices.” With the current streaming landscape fragmented among several major platforms, we’re sure DLive — with new ownership to boot — will be looking to step up, especially after the collapse of Mixer. More information on the newly-formed BitTorrent X is slated to be unveiled during a live event in November.