The player took home the bulk of the 2 million yen prize pool. He also qualified for the Esports World Cup 2024 event.

The results are in! After duking it out against the best of the best at Evo Japan 2024, chikurin from THY esports became the Evo Japan 2024 TEKKEN 8 champion and took home the lion's share of the 2 million yen prize pool. Read on for the Evo Japan 2024 TEKKEN 8 results and more!

Chikurin playing TEKKEN 8 at Evo Japan 2024 (Image via Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.)
Chikurin playing TEKKEN 8 at Evo Japan 2024 (Image via Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.)

Chikurin wins TEKKEN 8 event at Evo Japan 2024

After battling it out in the grand final against LowHigh from DRX, chikurin claimed victory at Evo Japan 2024's TEKKEN 8 event. Chikurin swept his opponent 3-0, concluding the match in style with Lili!

The player then celebrated his win on social media, thanking his supporters, praising the game, and noting how it's been a while since he last won an international tournament.

Evo Japan 2024 TEKKEN 8 results

Rank
TEKKEN 8 Player
Wins
Losses
Set Win %
1chikurin | THY110100%
2LowHigh | DRX10283.33%
3CHANEL | DRX10283.33%
4Mangja10283.33%
5double | 魚群11284.62%
5Infested | DRX8280%
7JeonDDing8280%
7Tekken Master | NASR8280%

After defeating Chanel 2-0 in the semifinals, chikurin bested LowHigh 3-1 in the upper-bracket finals. This pushed LowHigh into the lower bracket, but the player climbed back up for a revenge match in the grand finals. It was to no avail, however, as chikurin performed a clean 3-0 sweep to win the TEKKEN 8 tournament at Evo Japan 2024.

Evo Japan 2024 TEKKEN 8 prize pool

Placement
Prize
Player
Character(s)
1st¥1,000,000, 800 points, EWC 2024 qualification chikurinLili
2nd¥450,000, 560 points, EWC 2024 qualification LowHighDragunov, Steve
3rd¥250,000, 400 points, EWC 2024 qualification ChanelAlisa, Zafina
4th¥140,000, 300 points, EWC 2024 qualification MangjaLaw
5th to 6th¥80,000, 220 pointsdoubleLaw
InfestedNina
7th to 8th180 pointsJeonDDingEddy
Tekken MasterEddy

Chikurin qualifies for Esports World Cup 2024

In addition to winning the bulk of the 2 million yen prize pool, chikurin earned 800 points plus an Esports World Cup 2024 qualification. Players LowHigh, CHANEL, and Mangja also qualified for the event. The Esports World Cup will take place this summer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The Top 4 Evo Japan 2024 TEKKEN 8 players qualified for the Esports World Cup (Image via Esports World Cup and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.)
The Top 4 Evo Japan 2024 TEKKEN 8 players qualified for the Esports World Cup (Image via Esports World Cup and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.)

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