Esport – Dragon Ball FighterZ: the imperial Frenchman Wawa at the World Cup

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Esport – Dragon Ball FighterZ: the imperial Frenchman Wawa at the World Cup

Sunday evening in Paris, it was a French player who shone on the stage of the grand final of the Mondial de Dragon Ball Fighter Z. Marwan “Wawa” Berthe prevailed 3-0 against American Shamar “Nitro” Hinds to win the supreme title on Bandai Namco’s fighting game, flying over the World Championship Finals 2021-22.

Arrived in first place in his group with only one defeat on the counter against the Japanese Naoki “Ikoan” Izumi, he did not concede any set over the entire duration of the play-offs. By winning the supreme title, Wawa dethroned the last reigning champion Goichi “GO1” Kishida, crowned in 2020, and interrupted the domination of the Japanese competitive scene on DBFZ.

Two other French in the top 8

At only 20 years old, the young prodigy has already stacked up many titles in his discipline, such as Red Bull Japan in 2019, the French Championship in 2020 and the CEO 2022, to finally achieve consecration four years after the release of the game. But his season is not over yet: the competitor will represent his colors in the 2022 edition. of the Evolution Championship Series (EVO)where the world’s fighting game elite will gather in Las Vegas (USA), from August 5th to 7th.

If Wawa made France shine with his victory, he is not the only Habs to have entered the top 8 of the ranking. “Yasha”, recruited last week by the Touraine club Solary and winner of the European Stunfest tournament in Rennes last May, finished in the top 4 after a defeat against the vice-champion of the tournament. For his part, “Jila” placed himself in the top 8, after a second place in groups and a crushing defeat against Wawa in the first round of the loser bracket.

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