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Season #02 Schedule
Stop @ Event Dates Region Lock
Germany @ Gamescom August 22nd - 23rd, 2018 (Kickoff) Europe
Saudi Arabia @ GamersCon September 14th - 15th, 2018 Middle East / Africa / Pakistan
Mexico @ Thunderstruck VI October 6th - 7th, 2018 LATAM
UAE @ OUGaming October 12th - 13th, 2018 Middle East / Africa / Pakistan
Singapore @ GameStart Asia October 13th - 14th, 2018 Asia
Canada @ EGLX/CanadaCup October 26th - 28th, 2018 USA / Canada
Colombia @ K.O Tournament November 10th - 11th, 2018 LATAM
Shanghai, China @FGF December 15th - 17th, 2018 Greater China
Macau @ RETRO Macau December 22nd - 23rd, 2018 Greater China
Washington, USA @ Super Magfest January 4th - 6th, 2019 USA / Canada
Kyoto, Japan @ Duelling the KOF (KOF '98 only) January 12th - 14th, 2019 Japan
Indonesia @ Fight Fest 2019 January 27th, 2019 Indonesia
Fukuoka, Japan @ EVO Japan 2019 (KOF XIV only) February 15th - 17th, 2019 Global
Tokyo, Japan @ KOF XIV Int. (KOF XIV only) February 23rd, 2019 Asia
Chile @ NEM FEST 2019 February 23rd - 24th, 2019 LATAM
Los Angeles, USA @ Socal Retro Gaming Expo February 23rd - 24th, 2019 USA / Canada
Malaysia @ FV Cup x SEA Major 2019 March 23rd - 24th, 2019 Malaysia
Las Vegas, USA @ Vegas Cup 2019 March 23rd - 24th, 2019 North/Central/South America
Milwaukee, USA @ Midwest Gaming Classic April 12th - 14th, 2019 North/Central/South America
Kuwait @ Kuwait Battle Royale April 18th - 20th, 2019 Middle East / Africa
Osaka, Japan @ KSB 2019 (KOF XIV only) May 3rd - 5th, 2019 Japan
Vietnam @ Saigon Cup May 11th-12th, 2019 Vietnam
France @ Stunfest May 17th-19th, 2019 Europe
Norway @ Retrospillmessen June 22nd - 23rd, 2019 Europe
Thailand @ Thaiger Uppercut June 22nd - 23rd, 2019 Thailand
Korea tba Korea
Taiwan tba Greater China
Philippines tba Philippines
Global Final / Last Chance Qualifier tba Global

*More stops to be announced soon. 

The King of Fighters XIV Contenders in Global Finals
Returning Champion SANWA | M' (Japan)
Germany Stop @gamescom RIZE | Inferno Kong (UK)
Saudi Arabia Stop @GamersCon vSlash | White Ash X (Pakistan)
Mexico Stop @Thunderstruck VI TLK | Kula (Mexico)
UAE Stop @OUGaming vSlash | Arslan Ash (Pakistan)
Singapore Stop @GameStart Asia Rowy | ZJZ (Taiwan)
Canada Stop @EGLX AlvinKOF (Canada)
Colombia Stop @K.O Tournament TxC|TDF | Violent Kain (Mexico)
Shanghai Stop @FGF CG | Chun (Hong Kong)
Macau Stop @Retro Macau CG | Lau (Hong Kong)
Washington Stop @Super Magfest TxC|GG | Marco Polo (USA)
Indonesia Stop @Fight Fest Kentut Berdahak (Indonesia)
Fukuoka Stop @EVO Japan 2019 Blackwell | ET (Taiwan)
Tokyo Stop @ KOF XIV Int. SANWA | Laggia (Japan)
Chile Stop @ NEM FEST 2019 NEM|PRX | WILLITO (Peru)
Los Angeles Stop @ SocalRGE TxC | El Rosa (USA)

*More contenders to be announced soon. 

The King of Fighters '98 Contenders in Global Finals

Returning Champion Qanba x Douyu | XiaoHai (China)
Germany Stop @gamescom DO | SinJul (Germany)
Saudi Arabia Stop @GamersCon VersusKSA | Busterwolf (KSA)
Mexico Stop @Thunderstruck VI Xabbier (Mexico)
UAE Stop @OUGaming KOF2982 (Kuwait)
Singapore Stop @GameStart Asia Rowy | ZJZ (Taiwan)
Canada Stop @EGLX TrahYawn (Canada)
Colombia Stop @K.O Tournament Mao-Suba (Colombia)
Shanghai Stop @FGF HECHI VR (China)
Macau Stop @Retro Macau Qanba | Dakou (China)
Washington Stop @Super Magfest Laban (USA)
Kyoto Stop @Duelling the KOF JoJo (Japan)
Indonesia Stop @Fight Fest Kentut Berdahak (Indonesia)
Chile Stop @ NEM FEST 2019 CCCP | Rpunk (Chile)
Los Angeles Stop @ SocalRGE J8 | CYH (USA)

*More contenders to be announced soon. 

The King of Fighters '98 Rules

The following actions are banned:
1. EX mode is banned.
2. Omega Rugal is banned.
3. Infinite combos are banned. Loops are limited to 2 times.
4. Floating bugs are banned.

The following actions are allowed:
1. Unblockables (fireball, daimon jiraishin, etc)
2. Chizuru's invincible continuation


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