Convention Update

CEO Gaming Announces Tournament Lineup For Its Flagship Event

The CEO 2020 Fighting Game Championships is a major tournament series and convention experience for fighting game fans held annually in June. One of the things that makes it unique among other fighting game tournaments an other Esports events is its strong community atmosphere and pro wrestling aesthetic, down to wrestling-inspired entrances for finalist competitors that play top fighting games against each other inside an actual wrestling ring.

 

 

The past two years, CEO Gaming’s flagship event grew at astonishing rates at the Ocean Center on Daytona Beach. This year, CEO returns to its original home at the Wyndham Orlando Resort from June 26th to June 28th, and their tournament lineup has just been revealed.

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition
Tekken 7
Samurai Shodown
Super Smash Bros: Ultimate
Mortal Kombat 11
Soul Calibur 6
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid
Granblue Fantasy Versus
UNICLR
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Super Street Fighter II: Turbo
Street FIghter III: Third Strike
Capcom vs SNK 2

In addition to fighting games, CEO has also embraced the rhythm game community, and will have a series of dance game tournaments as past of the “CEO Storm” lineup:

Dance Dance Revolution Extreme
Dance Dance Revolution A
Dance Dance Revolution Freestyle
PUMP It Up 20th Anniversary Edition
In the Groove 2

CEO 2020 will also feature an free-play arcade that runs all weekend, plus vendors, artist alley, and “bring your own console” space. No word on if a wrestling event will be attached to CEO this year. Stay tuned to CEO Gaming’s twitter for updates.

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Kent Ward is the founder of Ongaku Overdrive and Propeller Anime, the host of Nerd Music Meltdown, and has staffed for conventions such as CEO Gaming, Anime Festival Orlando, and Mega Con.

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