The Weekend In Esports: Tecmo Super Bowl Returns

The Weekend In Esports: Tecmo Super Bowl Returns

Tecmo Super Bowl is back! Re-live the glory of the most beloved sports game of all time by watching the top players face-off in the game’s annual Madison Bowl.

Below you’ll find where and when you can rewatch all the weekend’s biggest events in competitive gaming.

Tecmo Super Bowl

The weekend marked the thirteenth annual Madison Bowl in Wisconsin where the best Tecmo Super Bowl players show-off everything they know about a decades old sports game. Last year’s tournament was expected to be the last as the event’s founders looked to take a step back from their creation, but fan interest has swelled making XIII the game’s biggest competitive event to-date.

You can rewatch the tournament in the stream below.

League of Legends

The League of Legends spring play-offs got underway. Europe began with Splyce vs. Misfits, followed by H2K vs. Fnatic the day after Sunday. In North America Phoneix1 played Team Dignitas, followed by Counter Logic Gaming vs. FlyQuest.

Over night in China, matches started with OMG vs. Royal Never Give Up. You can find all of the matches on each region’s respective channel (NA, EU, China, Korea).

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

The StarLadder i-LEAGUE StarSeries Season 3 Finals came to a close in Kiev, Ukraine after a week of fighting for a spot in the play-offs. The $US300,000 ($399,935) prize pool event continued with Na’Vi vs. Fnatic, followed by Counter Logic Gaming and Astralis.

The games can be rewatched on Twitch here.

Smash Bros.

This weekend saw lots of action on the Smash Bros. front with Smash Rivalries by Yahoo Esports pitting Melee pros from the East and West (of the United States) against one another. You can stream them here.

There was also the Midwest Mayhem 8: North America Tour for Smash 4 that featured side-tournaments in a number of other fighting games. You can rewatch all the games here.

Street Fighter V

Capcom’s fighting game took to Paris this weekend for the first European Pro Tour tournament of 2017. Over 500 players competed for $US15,000 ($19,997) and their standing in the world league. You can stream that tournament here.

Rocket League

Teams are taking a break from the spring Rocket League Championship Series, with the mid-season Mayhem taking centre place using the game’s new Dropshot mode. Fans were able to vote to select maps and mutators for teams to contend with. The games were all streamed here.


Matches for the Challenger series to see who will make it into the next spring split for Vainglory started on the weekend. The top three seeds of Challenger will compete against the 6th, 7th and 8th seeded teams from the regular league. You can watch all of those games here.