Reason for Location
In South Korea, there is an online gaming league called E-sports (Electronic sports). It is a thriving community where many players can play competitively amongst each other. South Korea also has many professional players which are fit to compete at a tournament level either at home or abroad (after all, the winners of the last Global Championship were two South Korean males). It can be said that South Korea is at the world's highest level.
In addition, there will be an airing of a Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Unlimited TV program to rival the popularity of the South Korean competitive gaming TV program Tekken Strike (broadcasted on Internet TV via NICEGAMETV Network).
In order to have all players experience the strongest level of play, the tournament will be held in South Korea.
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There will be a first place prize of $10,000 USD. (South Korean tax deducted separately.)
The U.S. qualifying round was announced a day prior and held on August 17, 2013. Mr Naps won.
1st place winner - SAINT (South Korea)
1st runner-up - JDCR (South Korea)
2nd runner-up - AK (Philippines)