Just before the Evolution Championship Series tournament (or EVO 2013 for short) hits this July, there will be a final Road to EVO 2013 International preliminary tournament set in Singapore.
According to an announcement made by Tough Cookie TV and the Singapore E-Sports League, the tournament is called the Southeast Asia Major 2013. It will be held from June 21 to June 23 at the Alienware Arena located in the Lucky Chinatown complex.
The tournament will feature six out of the eight official EVO 2013 games: Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition ver. 2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Street Fighter X Tekken ver. 2013, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Persona 4 Arena and The King of Fighters XIII. The top 16 players for the qualifiers will get a seed point each for Evo 2013.
There will also be tournaments for Soul Calibur V and The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, as well as a Mega Man X Street Fighter speedrun contest. Notable tournament players who will be attending the event are Mike Ross, EG’s Justin Wong, Bruce 'GamerBee' Hsiang, and Kun-Xian 'Xian' Ho. For more information on the tournament, head to the link here.
EVO 2013 will be held in Las Vegas from July 12 to July 14.