Billed as “the biggest pro-wrestling tournament in the world”, 48 wrestlers/16 trios from around the globe are coming together for King of Trios 2009 from March 27-March 29.

All 16 trios will be in matches the first night of the tournament, which is Friday, March 27th. The surviving eight teams advance into Night 2, Saturday, March 28th, and the 4 remaining teams will face off until just one remains on Sunday afternoon, March 29th. As the participants are confirmed for the tournament, you’ll see them listed on this very page. There will also be non-tournament matches featuring wrestlers eliminated from King of Trios on March 28 and 29th.

Tickets

Tickets for King of Trios 2009 are now on on sale. Front Row seating is already SOLD OUT. General Admission is $15. Kids age 12 and under admitted for just $5.

Tickets are available online at the CHIKARA US online store, CHIKARA CHIKARA online store, or at CHIKARA events.

Teams

Teams announced thus far:

  • The Masters of a Thousand Holds: Mike Quackenbush/Jorge ‘Skayde’ Rivera/Johnny Saint
  • The Osirian Portal: Amasis/Escorpion Egipcio/Ophidian
  • Incoherence: allowicked/Frightmare/Delirious
  • Team PWG – El Generico leads the Young Bucks of Nick and Matt Jackson
  • The Future is Now: Lince Dorado/the new YLC champ Equinox/Helios
  • The Death Match Kings – Necrobutcher/Brain Damage/ Toby Klein
  • The F1rst Family: Darin Corbin/Arik Cannon/Ryan Cruz
  • Da Soul Touchaz return this year as C.Red leads his crew of Willie Richardson, Trauma and Marshe Rockett
  • Team CZW: Beef Wellington, Pinkie Sanchez, and Greg Excellent
  • The Cold Front: Al Snow & Iceberg & Glacier!
  • Team Uppercut: Claudio Castagnoli, Dave Taylor, and “American Dragon” Bryan Danielson
  • Team EPIC WAR: Tony Kozina, Austin Aries, and Ryan Drago
  • Team FIST: Gran Akuma, Icarus, and Chuck Taylor
  • Team Roughnecks: Grizzly Redwood, Eddie Kingston, and Brodie Lee
  • Team Unstable: Vin Gerard, STIGMA, and Colin Delaney
  • Team DDT: Kota Ibushi & KUDO & Michael Nakazawa

    Match pairings

    CHIKARA King of Trios 2009: Night 1??
    March 28, 2009 ~ The Arena, Philadelphia, PA

    1. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    2. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    3. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    4. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    5. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    6. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    7. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match
    8. King of Trios 2009 ~ First round match

    CHIKARA King of Trios 2009: Night 2??
    March 28, 2009 ~ The Arena, Philadelphia, PA

    1. Inter Species Wrestling Offer Match ~ ISW Title Match: Player Uno [c] vs. Twiggy
    2. Lethal Wrestling Alliance:The Submission Squad of Pierre Abernathy and Evan Gelistico vs. Davey Vega and Gary the Barn Owl
    3. King of Trios 2009 ~ Quarter Final Match
    4. King of Trios 2009 ~ Quarter Final Match
    5. King of Trios 2009 ~ Quarter Final Match
    6. King of Trios 2009 ~ Quarter Final Match

    CHIKARA Fan Conclave:

    The second annual CHIKARA Fan Conclave will be taking place on Saturday, March 28th from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM at The Arena in South Philadelphia, PA! Autograph sessions with both the tecnicos and rudos of the King of Trios tournament will be available, as well as an in-ring exhibition starring the fans, a promo station where you can film your very own promo in front of the CHIKARA banner with your favorite CHIKARA wrestler, the deadly game of Rock Band with the stars and much more! Tickets are only $6.00 and available on the day of the event; join the CHIKARMY today and get into this event for free!

    Directions

    Directions from I-95 north (New York/New England/Central New Jersey)
    – Take 95 South to Exit 19 (Front Street exit)
    – Make left at light (Front Street)
    – Go to next light (Oregon Avenue) make right
    – Go under 95 underpass and make first left (Swanson Street)
    – Follow Swanson St. 3 blocks to Ritner St.
    – Make left at Ritner & New Alhambra is on the corner

    Directions from I-95 south (Delaware/Maryland)
    – Take I-95 North to Exit 20 (Washington Avenue)
    – Make right at light (Columbus Boulevard) (Staples is on the right side)
    – Stay on Columbus to fourthh light which is Snyder Avenue and make right (Bank of America is on corner)
    – Go to second stop sign (Swanson Street) and make left (Boston Market on corner)
    – Take Swanson Street south 3 blocks to Ritner Street
    – New Alhambra is on the corner of Ritner and Swanson

    Directions via I-76 east (Schuykill Expressway)
    – Take last exit (before Walt Whitman Bridge) exit to Packer Avenue
    – At light make left (Holiday Inn across the street)
    – Take Packer Avenue to end and at light (Front Street) make left
    – Go to second light (Oregon Avenue) and make right
    – Go under I-95 underpass and make first left (Swanson Street)
    – Follow Swanson Street 3 blocks to Ritner Street
    – Make left at Ritner Street
    – New Alhambra is on the corner