This week, Bandai Namco Entertainment UK announced a partnership with ESL UK to host the first ever Tekken 7 UK Championship. The tournament series will feature various qualifiers held across the United Kingdom and Ireland to find out who is the British Isles’ finest fighter.
The new championship series will begin prior to the official release of Tekken 7, which is due to launch on June 2 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.
Five qualifying tournaments will be held each weekend of April and May in five major cities. Every qualifier is welcome to the public to participate in celebrating the latest Bandai Namco title.
The current schedule for the Tekken 7 UK Championship qualifiers is as follows:
- 15-16th April 2017 – Hypespotting, Glasgow by Versus Scotland
- 22nd April 2017 – Dublin by AsOne Productions
- 29th April 2017 – Manchesterby Manchester Battle Arena
- 6th May 2017 – Birmingham by Electronic Dojo
- 13th May 2017– London by NGI Events
After all qualifiers have concluded, Bandai Namco and ESL UK will hold a final event taking place in the ESL Arena at MCM London Comic Con on May 26-18.
If you would like to learn more or sign up for a Tekken 7 UK Championship event, Bandai Namco has compiled an article which contains a brief rundown about the series and all sign-up links which you can find here!