The winner of this weekend's Capcom Cup will find themselves somewhere on this list.
Sakura, Sagat, Cody, and Blanka will be joined by two newcomers.
Sunday's finals will feature six Japanese players and no Americans.
Nemo will face top-seed Punk in the opening round.
The young Street Fighter star will miss the chance to defend his title.
The latest Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition trailer included some clues.
Last year's rising Street Fighter V star proved why he's this year's top-ranked player.
The field has a lot to play for, and Sako has a lot to root for.