5 Biggest Fighting Game Tournaments in 2017

I’m sure a big portion of our reader base are fighting game players. Titles like Super Street Fighter, Tekken, Super Smash Bros will come to mind when you mention fighting games. The thing about these games also, is that there aren’t as huge of a following as compared to big MOBAs like League of Legends or DotA 2.

Therefore, when we talk about tournaments, there can only be a few that people would recognize immediately, and today in this post we want to go over 5 of the biggest ones coming to you this year, 2017. Look forward to it!

1. BEAST 7

The beast is the benchmark tournament for fighting games in Europe; the largest for the Super Smash Series. It was first held in 2011, and had since been one of the bigger tournaments, where top players are always trying to compete in.

Beast 7 aims to uphold the high standards. The organizer has a lot in store for participants and event goers. The event itself will be hosted in a huge 2800m2 (30000 sqft) venue, and there is a guaranteed attendance of top level gamers from North America and Europe.

It promises to be an awesome experience. The entire event will be live streamed, Seasoned TO team with international hosting experience and lots more.

The tournament will be held from February 17th to 19th.

2. EVO 2017

The Evolution Championship is one of the largest and longest running fighting tournaments in the world. Not much can be said about Evo since every fighting game fan should know of this tournament. However, the event isn’t just about winning, as Evo is open to everyone FoC, it offers the opportunity to meet new people, who share same passions while watching the clash of champions like Justin Wong or Daigo Umehara.

Evo 2017 will hold from July 14th to 16th.


Combo breaker is a tournament series. It’s hosted annually and last 3 days every year. The tournament was initially started to provide a special weekend for fighting game fans and has been around since 2015. The 2017 tournament promises to be as spectacular as ever.

Combo Breaker will be held from May 26th to 28th


The Ceo is a super smash and brawling tournament that is held annually. The tournament has grown immensely since its inception with several Players from all around the world gathering to compete against the best in a weekend of intense battle.

The dreamland 2017 is expected to be held in Orlando inside the Wyndham Orlando Resort and it is dedicated to all super smash bros and other multi players. The dreamland will be the host to Singles and Doubles Competition for:

Super Smash Bros, Melee Super Smash Bros, 64 Super Smash Bro, WiiU Super Smash Bros. Brawl and several others.

The Ceo dreamland will held on April 14th to 16th


The Schism is a new tournament for the Irish Super Smash Bros, it features melee, project M and lots more. The tournament is mainly for the Super Smash game community’s Irish playerbase, but you are welcome to travel all the way to see it if you’re a diehard fan!

The Schism is held from the 4th to 5th of February

Believe me, if you’re a fight game fan, you can’t miss any of these events. Thank the lord if any of them are hosted in a city near you.