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Daigo Umehara given Guinness record for tournament wins

Tuesday, 31st August 2010 12:38 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Daigo “The Beast” Umehara now has a Guinness World Record for gaming tournament wins.

The Street Fighter champion is included in the Guinness Book of World Records Gamer’s Edition 2011 for achieving the “Most Consecutive Tournament Wins” at 15.

Umehara said: “Receiving this award at the culmination of a spirited international tournament is truly a great honor, one made all the more special when considering the fierce competition in the international fighting game community.”

There’s a press release here. Thanks Joystiq.

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  1. spiderLAW

    What a beast!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. theevilaires

    Whatever tell this guy to see me in Tekken. I’d beat him so bad he’d think he was Chinese.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. M2Kx

    @3: It’s about Beat em Ups, not Tekken ;)

    #3 4 years ago
  4. xino

    so…someone finally won a damn award for Playing to Win eh?

    #4 4 years ago
  5. spiderLAW

    @2
    Id smash you on both games any day buddy.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. theevilaires

    spiderLAW please. you can’t even win an online game of transformers war for cybertron let alone beat me in Tekken.

    Street fighter is wack now, everyone knows this.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. spiderLAW

    TEA come on man. you know why i couldnt win. I had 1 kill left and was 6 above the 2nd place and i got kicked for connection errors 1 time and similar situations happened plenty of times….plus we are talking Fighting games, not 3rd person shooters dude. Dont be scared, i wont be mean and get perfects on you, ill let you hit me once.

    #7 4 years ago