Newcomer Kevin turns heads by beating Chet in group play. In the first bracket round, Josh beats Peter in a Tecmo I final rematch. In the Sweet 16, Sobhi (Bucs) loses to vogtcd11 (Lions), missing the title game for the 1st time. Also in the Sweet 16, Vogtcd11ís brother Bigmv knocks out defending champ Jimmy B, and Chet beats Mort. In the Elite 8, Josh beats Vogtcd11 in a nail-biter, Ed outlasts Chet in a six-quarter slugfest after Chet bungles two game-winning field goal attempts, and Kevin ekes past Bigmv. In the semis, Josh stages a late comeback to beat Ed, and Kevin easily dispatches Jay H. In the final, Ickey and the Boomdog prove no match for Deberg & Paige, and Kevin hands drunken Josh a beatdown.