he KOF XIV world champion will be decided at two separate events, according to new information released by SNK. First, 16 players who have qualified for the world championship will compete in what is being called the "Four Kings" Tournament in Tokyo, Japan, on Feb. 18, 2017. That event will decide four finalists who will then compete in the grand final tournament sometime in mid-March in Beijing, China. SNK says details on both tournaments, as well as the rest of the World Championship qualifier events, will be available soon. There are currently only four players officially qualified for the KOF XIV championships: Xiao Hai, Reynald, Dakou and Cypher.