Tekken was first played at 2012 World Championship in Cheonan (Korea), and also was the official title during 2013 World Championship Bucharest (Romania) and 2014 World Championship Baku (Azerbaijan).
Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) sent players for all previous events at which TEKKEN was played, being:
|2012||Cheonan (Korea)||Vittorio Puissa, Lyrene Kühn|
|2013||Bucharest (Romania)||Lyrene Kühn|
|2014||Baku (Azerbaijan)||Morizane Boyes|
All of the above named players served South Africa well.
Players who have also qualified for the other game titles within the same genre (Street Fighter V and Mortal Kombat X) may also compete in TEKKEN at the National Team Trials on 3 & 4 June 2017 at Roedean School .