The next GVN Philly Challenge. 2D fighter Mania!

The GVN Philly Challenge will be held Saturday June 16th, 2007 at the Virtual Rush Cyber Cafe in Media, PA. In the Granite Run Mall Parking Lot.

Registration will begin at 10am. The show will begin at 12pm noon. Money matches may be held after the Tournaments. There will be no practice seesions held during the tournaments.

Virtual Rush has 5 tv's and 2 PS2's and one Xbox. I will be bringing my PS2, xbox, 360, Nintendo 64 and 3 Dreamcasts so we can move through the tournament quickly and smoothly. It is kindly asked that people who are attending help out by bringing their consoles and extra TVs.

Games to be played:
Capcom vs SNK 2 - DC/PS2
Marvel vs Capcom 2 - DC
3rd Strike - DC/Xbox/ps2???(will someone bring a PS2 copy?)
UMK3 - 360
GGXX Slash - PS2
Killer Instinct Gold - N64 (yes I know its broke and probably no one will play it but lets have some fun with this lost gem)

Possible other games to be added:
King of Fighters Neowave (PS2 or Xbox)
Fist of the North Start(PS2 Jap)

If you want to add a game please contact me at my email, hubbsdoctor@gmail.com

Venue Information:

Virtual Rush
1145 W. Baltimore Pike
Media, PA 19063

Use mapquest to locate if traveling by car.

Directions via train and bus from Center city Philly.

Catch the train at either 30th Street station, Market East, or either Suburban Station. Take the R3 train towards Media/Elwyn. Hop off the train at Elwyn station. Walk to the bus stop and take the northbound 117 bus. The next stop is to the granite run mall. Get off at the mall and walk to the AMC theatre. Virtual Rush is located behind the AMC theatre.

*Note* Virtual Rush is behind the AMC theatre in the granite Run Mall Parking. Not in the Mall itself.

Sponsor information:

Fees and tournament times:
Venue entry fee is $7($4 for VR Hosting, $3 GVN fee)
3S - $10, 1pm
CvS2 - $10, 3pm
MvC2 - $10. 5pm
UMK3 - $5, 7pm
GGXX slash - $5, 8pm
KIG - $5, 8pm

Prize money will be divided:

1st place - 60%
2nd place - 20%
3rd place - 10%

House gets 10% of the pot for each tournament.

Rules are standard for all games unless specified.
-Double Elimination
-Default time
-Winner stays with character, Loser may change
-2/3 matches/rounds
-3/5 matches semis/finals
-Gill is banned (3S)
-Gargos is banned (Killer Insticnt Gold)
-Speed is set to normal (KIG)

I hope many people turn out for this and have a lot of fun.

Philly Challenge 3 was a bust.

Just like GVN 1, this tournament had a poor turn out. However this wasn't due to poor planning. It was the high entree that kept players away. So after some negotiating the entry fee is now a permanent $7. Thanks to Penetrate, Dan, and Ballie for participating.