The US has one slot alloted for the SoulCalibur V finals at TOUGEKI 2012 -SUPER BATTLE OPERA-, and that spot will be decided today at Super Arcade in Southern California.
The format for the qualifier is double-elimination, best 3 of 5 games, character-locked. The qualifier is scheduled to start at 5PM PDT, 8PM EDT in the US, 1AM BST in the UK. The winner will earn a spot at the SCV finals at Tougeki 2012, August 4-5, as well as sponsorship for half of the flight cost to Japan covered by the arcade. IEBattleGrounds (@IEBattleGrounds on Twitter) will be streaming, so tune in to see who claims the chance to compete in Japan.
Soul Calibur V
Kayane qualifies for the Soul Calibur V finals at Tougeki 2012 -SUPER BATTLE OPERA-.
1. Kayane (Viola)
Kayane (Viola) vs. King Salmon (Mitsurugi) – 3-1
Rocktapus (Cervantes) vs. King Salmon (Mitsurugi) – 0-3
Kayane (Viola) vs. King Salmon (Mitsurugi) – 3-0
Top 8 Winners
Kayane (Viola) vs. Vicious (Yoshimitsu) – 3-0
Top 8 Losers
Rocktapus (Cervantes) vs. Royale (Algol) – 3-0
Revin (Patroklos) vs. Rocktapus (Cervantes) – 2-3
Rocktapus (Cervantes) vs. Vicious (Yoshimitsu) – 3-0
Winners Bracket Match Log
Rocktapus (Cervantes) vs. Kane (α Patroklos) – 3-1
Losers Bracket Match Log
Rickstah (Algol) vs. SPman (Cervantes) – 2-3
Tougeki 2012 Soul Calibur V US Qualifier at Super Arcade Results