UK’s largest fighting game event Hypespotting takes place this month

Hypespotting returns to the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on April 15th and 16th for its sixth installment.

Organisers say it's set to be one of the largest tournaments of its kind taking place in Europe once again. 

It will have a combined prize pot of more than £10,000.

There will be around 300 players attending the event including Tekken Master, Luffy and Brits Foxy Grandpa, Imstilldadaddy and Valoraxe.

There are a host of tournaments including Street Fighter V, Smash 4, Guilty Gear Revelator, King of Fighters XIV, Mortal Kombat X, Killer Instinct and Tekken 7.

The Mortal Kombat tournament will feature a $5,000 prize pot, while the Tekken 7 UK & Ireland Championship will get underway at Hypespotting too.

Headline sponsors include CEX, Capcom, Zowie, Twitch, Bandai Namco, Warner Bros. and others.

Schedule

Friday:

20:00-22:00 - Registration

Saturday:

8:00-14:00 - Registration
9:00 - Smash 4, Killer Instinct, King of Fighters XIV and Tekken 7 registration closes
9:30 - Tekken 7 Pools
10:00 - King of Fighters XIV registration closes
10:00 - Smash 4 and Killer Instinct Pools.
11:00 - Street Fighter V registration closes
12:00 - Street Fighter V Pools
14:00 - Guilty Gear Revelator and Mortal Kombat X registration closes
14:00 - Killer Instinct Finals (Top 8)
15:00 - Guilty Gear Revelator and Mortal Kombat X Pools
16:00 - Guilty Gear Revelator Pools
18:30 - Tekken 7 (Top 16->Top 8)
20:00 - Pub Quiz

Sunday:

10:00 - Street Fighter V Top 32, Smash 4 Finals (Top 8)
12:00 - Guilty Gear Revelator Finals (Top 8)
13:00 - King of Fighters XIV Finals (Top 8)
14:00 - Mortal Kombat X Finals (Top 8)
16:00 - Street Fighter V Finals (Top 8)
18:00 - Tekken 7 Finals (Top 8)

Official website: www.hypespotting.co.uk
Ticketing and bracket website: https://smash.gg/tournament/hypespotting-6

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