Fuudo

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Player Information
Name:
阿井 慶太
Romanized Name:
Keita Ai
Country:
Team:
Cygames Beast
Active in:
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History
2012-04-24 – 2016-??-??
2016-11-?? – 2017-11-28
2018-03-15 – Present

Keita "Fuudo" Ai (ja: 阿井 慶太) is a Japanese fighting game player. He is a two-time EVO champion, having won Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition in 2011 and Virtua Fighter 5 in 2012. In Street Fighter IV, Fuudo was known for being a masterclass in spacing and stage control with this Fei Long, often displaying incredibly solid fundamentals and near perfect execution.

In Street Fighter V, Fuudo has proven his versatility as a player by switching to a mix-up heavy character in R. Mika. Although NuckleDu won more championships with the character, Fuudo was the originator of many of the setups and mix-ups that all R. Mika players adopted. Despite being one of the best players in the world and consistently placing incredibly high in every season, Fuudo often struggles to find victories in big tournaments. Still, Fuudo has more than solidified himself as the world's best R. Mika player.


Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier G Tournament Team Result Prize
2018-03-21 A33rd A2Major RAGE: Byakko Cup R. Mika $5,000
2017-10-02 A22nd A1Premier Dueling Dragons Dojo 2017 R. Mika 0 : 3 JapanIbukiYukadon $3,000
2017-09-17 A22nd A2Major The Brooklyn Beatdown Round 2 R. Mika 0 : 3 JapanAkumaTokido $8,000
2017-05-26 A33rd A1Premier ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational 2017 R. Mika $20,000
2017-03-12 A22nd A1Premier Final Round 20 R. Mika $3,000
2016-12-04 A55 - 6th A1Premier Capcom Cup 2016 R. Mika 0 : 3 JapanNecalliHaitani $10,000
2016-07-17 A22nd A1Premier Evolution Championship Series 2016 R. Mika 2 : 6 South KoreaNashInfiltration $20,214
2016-06-21 A22nd A1Premier DreamHack Summer 2016 R. Mika $3,000
2016-05-20 A22nd A1Premier StunFest 2016 R. Mika $3,000
2014-07-13 A33rd A1Premier Evolution Championship Series 2014 Fei Long $2,859
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • Fuudo is one of the best Virtua Fighter players of all time.
  • He is the highest-ranked Street Fighter V player that hasn’t won a single Capcom Pro Tour event yet.
  • Journalists have described Fuudo's play style as defensive and smothering, which is perfect for large tournaments because he forces his opponent in a corner where they have no choice but to make mistakes.
  • Fuudo enjoys travelling and trying different kinds of food.
  • His first fighting games were The King of Fighters '94, Art of Fighting and Fatal Fury.
  • Fuudo used to go to Japanese arcades every day to play all kinds of games.
  • He has a background in game testing and writing gaming guides.
  • He describes his play style as extremely analytical.

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