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What To Watch This Weekend: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Street Fighter V , And Tecmo Super Bowl

by Suriel Vazquez on Apr 08, 2017 at 10:40 AM

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Every scene in esports is slowly finding their way through 2017, which makes for a crowded month. This week we have tons of high-profile tournaments all around the world, featuring the latest and greatest, competitive standards, and long-standing veterans.

The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Starladder StarSeries' third season wraps up this weekend, and you can watch teams like Faze Clan, Hellraisers, and Na'Vi fight for their share of the $300,000 prize pool. (Stream / Schedule

The League Of Legends North American LCS Playoffs move into their quarterfinals stage this weekend, continuing a month of stacked League events culminating in the Mid-Season Invitational. (Stream / Schedule)

The Street Fighter V Capcom Pro Tour is in full swing this week, with two ranking events and tournaments on both coasts and around the world. France's Ultimate Fighting Arena will have dozens of players compete to see who'll nab the most ranking points (Stream / Schedule), while West Coast Warzone will also feature Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Mortal Kombat X, Guilty Gear Xrd, and Blazblue: Central Fiction. (Stream / Schedule). Finally, we have the Northwest Majors, which will also feature Skullgirls, Tekken 7, The King Of Fighters XIV, and more (Streams and Schedule)

The Rocket League Championship Series' third season will continue into June, so if you're interested in seeing how the sport has kept up, here's your chance. (Stream / Schedule)

For some Super Smash Bros. For Wii U action, catch this weekend's Midwest Mayhem tournament, which will feature top players like ZeRo and Ally fighting for another tournament win. (Streams and Schedule)

And for the retro fans out there, this year's Tecmo Super Bowl championship returns to Madison, WI for a whole day of pixelated football action, which will be streamed for the first time in the event's history. (Stream / Schedule)

Brawlhalla continues to cultivate its competitive scene, as over 900 entrants have been whittled down to eight players in the Brazil Brawlhalla series. (Stream)

That's it for this weekend! Let us know if we missed something, or if there's a scene you'd like to see us cover, in the comments below.