Update: This story has been updated with day 1 results.
First Attack is back for 2023 and as usual it’s taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Notable players participating in this event include Dragons|Raef, FaZe|Joey Fury, RR|Mono, Moist|JAK, C9|CuddleCore, Liquid|Shadow20z, HB|Todakai, RocklandKyo, RR|Ajax Fidelity, Tibetano, FLY|RayRay, TUE|Genghis D0n, ScrawtVermillion, Cocaneta, Joonya20z, TSE|AzeemX, Broseph, BFL|Yadriel-el-punk, Lucar, Zeke and many more.
First Attack is a Tekken 7 Challenger event on the Tekken World Tour as well as a King of Fighters 15 qualifier event for the SNK World Championship, meaning the stakes are high in both of these events which sit at around 45 entrants and roughly 25 partciipants, respectively.
Outside of those two titles, Street Fighter 6 leads the pack in registrants with over 160 while Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sits at about 130, followed by Mortal Kombat 1 and Guilty Gear Strive having about 45 players each.
There will also be tournament play in Dragon Ball FighterZ, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r], DNF Duel, Melty Blood Type Lumina and Super Smash Bros. Melee.
Streaming is being done at Tampa Never Sleeps and First Attack PR.
1. BHOP|Frankie G (Magneto, Dr. Doom, Vergil)
2. GB|Sylar (Morrigan, Dr. Doom, Vergil)
3. Raid (Spencer, Phoenix Wright, Akuma)
4. Volcanickenneth (Vergil, Iron Fist, Ryu)
1. AONI|Twang (Akatsuki)
2. EDLN|LuFL (Phonon)
3. Wish (Merkava, Nanase)
4. Rawk Hawk (Byakuya)
1. ScrawtVermillion (Kouma)
2. Arhkma MuddyKipz (Powered Ciel)
3. Zoi (Hisui)
4. Silic0n (Red Arcueid)
1. EDLN|LuFL (Vanguard)
2. Reyko777 (Lost Warrior)
3. TSV|Crankganggod (Vanguard)
4. LastLaugh (Crusader)
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Schedule images courtesy of Amedeo Avogadro.