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Defend The North is an annual 3-day major fighting videogame tournament for competitors, spectators, and casual players

By Defend The North

When and where

Date and time

July 14 · 12pm - July 16 · 10pm EDT


Brooklyn Loft 26 153 26th Street Brooklyn, NY 11232

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

About this event

  • 2 days 10 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Defend The North is an annual 3-day major fighting game tournament featuring various events tailor-made for competitors, spectators, and casual gamers alike! This year, the #DTN2023 team is taking Fighting Games to the next level by providing a one of a kind experience. All Main Title games, originally played on PS4, will be on PC providing an experience like no other event in the world.

Fighting Games have advanced and the hardware necessary to support as well.

Save the date this summer on July 14th – 16th, 2023, and experience the fighting game communities' first transition to computer gaming powered by MSI and configured by Space Time Strategy!


Since its inception in 2014, Defend the North is NYC's premiere fighting game tournament. With over $30K in prizes, players from all over the world flock to DTN every year to compete and share their love of fighting games!

For anyone who's ever wondered what it's like to be part of the fighting game community, DTN is a great introduction! Purchase a spectator pass and get access to over 30 video games for casual play!

  • Many Top Players from different States / Countries already registered ;)
  • Fighting Games on PC Now (No More PS4 fighting games) The Future of Fighting Games has arrived!! :)
  • Largest FGC PC Tournament in the World
  • 30+ Different Games Available for Casual Play
  • Community-Run Side Tournaments
  • Crowdfunded Payouts!
  • Cosplay Contest with Cash Prizes
  • Vendor and Exhibitor Booths
  • Family Friendly
  • Free to enter games / w Casual Pass
  • And much more!


Brooklyn Loft 26

153 26th Street

Brooklyn NY, 11232

For directions, please visit the Travel and Lodging section below or

Main Games (All main games will be played on PC)

  • Street Fighter 6
  • Guilty Gear StriveTekken 7
  • The King Of Fighters XV
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • DNF DuelMelty Blood: Type Lumina
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

Platform Fighter Main Games

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • MultiVersus

Casual Games on PC

  • Castle Crashers
  • Street Fighter 5
  • Capcom Fighter Collection
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge
  • Sifu
  • Killer Instinct
  • Injustice 2
  • JoJo's Heritage for the Future
  • Marvel vs Capcom Infinite
  • NBA2K23
  • Samurai Shodown
  • Ultra Street Fighter IV
  • Streets of Rage 4

And Many More!!!

About the organizer

Organized by
Defend The North
From $34.03