Asia wins big at Canada Cup 2012 tournaments

Team Japan wins SSFIV:AE international 5 versus 5 tournament, while DM Ho Kun "Xian" Xian comes in first for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition singles match.

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The winners for the Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition tournaments at the Canada Cup 2012 event have been decided.

Japan and Singapore dominated the latest Street Fighter during the weekend.
Japan and Singapore dominated the latest Street Fighter during the weekend.

Team Japan won the SSFIV: AE international 5-versus-5 tournament, with team Korea and team USA 2 following behind in second and third place respectively. The team consists of notable players such as MadCatz's Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi and Razer's Keita "Fuudo" Ai (Evolution 2011's SSFIV:AE winner).

Singapore pro gamer Ho Kun "Xian" Xian, who represents Team DM and MadCatz, secured first place in the Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition and The King of Fighters XIII singles tournament. He used Gen in the former and the team of EX Iori, NESTS Style Kyo, and Mr. Karate for the latter.

Other notable highlights include team USA winning the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 5-versus-5 tournament, with Complexity Cross Counter's Ryan "Filipino Champ" Ramirez defeating the entire Canada team by himself during the finals. Eduardo "PR Balrog" Perez-Frangie won the UMvC 3 singles match, with Evil Genius' Justin Wong and Tokido at second and third place respectively.

The Canada Cup event took place at Calgary, Alberta from October 26 to 28.Head to the link for a replay of the Canada Cup 2012 livestream.

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