Thursday, February 26, 2009

Chikara News

CHIKARA: Squire Dave Taylor debuts! NYC bus trip to King of Trios 2009!

Starting on Friday, March 27th, CHIKARA will host the largest pro-wrestling tournament of the year - King of Trios - at the (ECW) Arena! 48 wrestlers from around the world will converge on South Philadelphia for this annual tradition, and it promises to be the wrestling smorgasbord you simply can't do without! Claudio Castagnoli's Team Uppercut is taking shape, and just added to the mix is former WWE/WCW star Squire Dave Taylor, who will be making his CHIKARA debut!
If you live in NYC, and want to experience first-hand the massive beast that is King of Trios, drop by this page ( to read up on bus trip and ticket options that will bring you to and from the ECW Arena, organized by great CHIKARA fans just like you! The January bus trip was a smashing success, so seats are expected to fill up quickly for the March trip!

As of today, these 14 teams are confirmed for the tournament:
The Cold Front: Al Snow & Iceberg & Glacier
The F1rst Family: Arik Cannon & North Star Express (Darin Corbin & Ryan Cruz)
The Death Match Kings: Necro Butcher & Toby Klein & Brain Damage
The Future is Now: Equinox & Lince Dorado & Helios
The Roughnecks: Brodie Lee & Eddie Kingston & Grizzly Redwood
Da Soul Touchaz: Willie 'Da Bomb' Richardson & Trauma & Marshe Rockett
The Masters of a Thousand Holds: Mike Quackenbush & Johnny Saint & Jorge Rivera
Team Uppercut: Claudio Castagnoli & Dave Taylor & ???
F.I.S.T.: Gran Akuma & Icarus & Chuck Taylor
Incoherence: Hallowicked & Frightmare & Delirious
Team PWG: El Generico & the Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)
Team CZW: Pinkie Sanchez & Beef Wellington & Greg Excellent
Team EPIC WAR: Austin Aries & Tony Kozina & Ryan Drago
The Osirian Portal: Amasis & Escorpion Egipcio & Ophidian

...all the participating teams will be unveiled by next week - after that, it'll be time to reveal some first-round matches!

The 2nd annual Fan Conclave takes place on Saturday afternoon, March 28th, as part of King of Trios 2009 weekend! Read up on it here:

Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the likes of Johnny Saint, Glacier, Necro Butcher, Al Snow, Austin Aries, Squire Dave Taylor, Jorge "Skayde" Rivera, the Young Bucks and so many more under one roof! Tickets for King of Trios 2009 can be purchased here: , but be advised that front row seating has already SOLD OUT!

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3.27.2009 - 3.29.2009 - Friday Evening through Sunday Afternoon
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