Canada’s ‘The Pinnacle’ 2021 Fighting Game Tournament Round Up

The Pinnacle 2021 :

Canada’s First Major Lan Tournament (in 2021) for Fighting games concluded this previous weekend. Taking place in Vancouver, the tournament which offered a $30,000 prize pool hosted a variety of games.

List of Games hosted –

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Singles
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
  • BlazBlue: Central Fiction
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Doubles
  • Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]
  • Tekken 7
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee Doubles
  • SoulCalibur VI
  • Guilty Gear: Strive
  • Melty Blood: Type Lumina
  • Granblue Fantasy: Versus
  • SinglesSuper Smash Bros. Melee

Along with others I also tuned in to the Top 8 for Guilty Gear Strive and enjoyed each match from start to finish. Special shout out to Kizzie Kay who represented with Ky Kiske who’s my main and favorite character! I encourage you to catch some of the recordings via the Twitch link –

Twitch Stream 

thegamingstadium – Twitch

The event did list strong Covid policies and I heard it was cumbersome to fill the requirements, especially for those who had to travel, but I am glad they took steps to ensure everyone’s safety.  This makes me extremely hopeful for the future of LAN events! 

Read up more on your favorite fighting game players, like JWong, SonicFox, and Punk, and where they placed in the bracket below –

View the brackets and winners for all games through the Smash.GG link below – 

Pinnacle 2021 | Details (

Learn More about The Pinnacle-

Pinnacle 2021 – Canada’s FIRST Major Esport Event Of 2021 Is HERE! – YouTube

Jason Hittinger

WGG's resident fighting game guy.

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