Tournament Arc 2: All The Information

Tournament Arc 2: All The Information

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Tournament Arc 2 is an event featuring YouTubers from the Anime community and Fighting Games players competing for their share of a $10,000 total prize fund. The event will run July 16 to 18 and 22 to 25, starting at 5 p.m. PT/02:00 CEST. The event will feature a series of best-of-three 10|5 rapid matches.

The event will consist of a double-elimination bracket, with a "redemption path" for anyone who loses their first-round match to win their way back to the grand final.


The event will be broadcast live on, on our Twitch and YouTube channels, and on Facebook and Twitter. Aranhawaii and JapaneseTutor will provide commentary throughout the show.

Tournament Arc 2 Hosts


Anime YouTubers

Tournament Arc 2 CDawgVA

CDawgVA is an online entertainer and Trash Taste Podcast Co-Host who showcases Okatu culture on Youtube and Twitch.

Tournament Arc 2 Gigguk

Gigguk is an anime YouTuber for over 13 years, Trash Taste Podcast Co-Host, and winner of the first Tournament Arc event.

Tournament Arc 2 Rustage

Rustage is a composer, producer, writer and performer of rap music about various anime characters and shows on YouTube.

Tournament Arc 2 Kureiji Ollie

Kureiji Ollie is a virtual YouTuber (part of Hololive ID) whose content varies from game streaming (Minecraft, APEX, and others), Variety, and singing.

Tournament Arc 2 Tectone

Tectone is a player of "weeb games" and mobile games like Genshin Impact, gifted with "unlimited charisma"—which, according to him, people confuse with simply yelling a lot.

FGC Players

Tournament Arc 2 Sajam

Sajam is a Fighting Game content creator and commentator since 2010. He runs one of the most active Discord servers for fans of the Fighting Game genre.

Tournament Arc 2 Esam

Esam is a competitive Smash Bros player, one of the top 15 content creators in the world, and best Pikachu in the world for 11 years. Esam represents Panda GG.

Tournament Arc 2 Kizzie Kay

Kizzie Kay is a pro fighting game player and content creator for games like Guilty Gear and Dragon Ball FighterZ. Kizzie Kay represents Panda GG.


Tournament Arc 2 Bracket


Date Day Start Time Pairing Key Player 1 Player 2
July 16 Friday 5:00 p.m. Round 1 (A) Kureiji Ollie Kizzie Kay
July 16 Friday 6:30 p.m. Round 1 (B) Esam Sajam
July 17 Saturday 5:00 p.m. Round 1 (C) Tectone Rustage
July 17 Saturday 6:30 p.m. Round 1 (D) CdawgVA Gigguk
July 18 Sunday 5:00 p.m. R2 Sajam CDawgVA
July 18 Sunday 6:30 p.m. W2 Esam Gigguk
July 22 Thursday 5:00 p.m. W1 Kureiji Ollie Rustage
July 22 Thursday 6:30 p.m. R1 Kizzie Tectone
July 23 Friday 5:00 p.m. R4 Kureiji Ollie CDawgVA
July 23 Friday 6:30 p.m. R3 Tectone Esam
July 24 Saturday 5:00 p.m. W3 (Winner's final) Rustage Gigguk
July 24 Saturday 6:30 p.m. R5 Esam CDawgVA
July 25 Sunday 5:00 p.m. R6 (Redemption final) Esam Rustage
July 25 Sunday 6:30 p.m. Grand final Gigguk Esam
July 25 Sunday 8:00 p.m. Grand final (tiebreak)*

* In case Winner W3 loses.

Tournament Arc 2 Week 2 Schedule


The event's total prize fund of $10,000 will be divided as follows:

  • 1st: $4,000
  • 2nd: $2,500
  • 3rd: $1,500
  • 4th: $800
  • 5th-8th: $300


  • Double-elimination bracket;
  • Best-of-three matches in the 10|5 control (10 minutes with a 5-second increment per move);
  • Players who win the first round move on to the Winners Bracket while losers go to the Redemption Arc bracket;
  • The finalist of the Redemption Arc bracket will play the Grand Final against the finalist of the Winners Bracket;
  • In the event of a tie, players will play a blitz tiebreak in the 3|0 time control until one player wins.

Tournament Arc 2 Format


Gigguk won the tournament after defeating Esam 2-1. For more details, check out this article.

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