Tournaments

How to Watch Frostbite 2019
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2019’s Frostbite will take place in Detroit, Michigan, beginning on February 22nd and continuing to the 24th, and will feature singles and doubles brackets for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Rivals of Aether as the main events.
Everything You Need to Know About the North America Open
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Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open is right around the corner. Here’s what you need to know if you want to compete in it!
Nintendo Announces European Championship
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On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019, Nintendo announced their very first European championship for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, with a weird choice of rules.
Glitch 6: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top 8 Results
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Glitch, one of the more unique tournament series for Super Smash Bros., returned for its sixth and largest iteration on January 19th. Each tournament, organized by VGBootCamp and Xanadu Games, has a decent focus on side events that are a bit unconventional, such as 3v3 or Morph-Meter. The game of focus for past events has been Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, but Glitch 6 was the first to mainline Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s also the first of the series to break over 255 entrants, and more than double it with 551 sign-ups. Here, we will give a brief overview of the players who finished Top 8, and the journeys they took through Top 128.
Don’t Park on the Grass: Top 8 Recap & Results
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Don't Park On the Grass 2018 was the definition of a must-see tournament. It was one last tournaments to round out the MPGR 2018 ranking period, one of the first Smash Bros. Ultimate majors, and one spectacle of a Rivals of Aether tournament. Join the Smashboards writing team as we recount the action and examine the results of one of the best tournaments of 2018.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Leagues Announced
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Two Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leagues were announced at the Nintendo Live broadcast in Kyoto on November 23rd (or 24th, depending on where you live).
ZeRo to compete in Smash Ultimate under new sponsor
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ZeRo announces competing in Smash Ultimate! He also announces a giveaway and a new sponsor.
The Big House 8: Melee Top 8 Results and Recap
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One of the largest, and few remaining, majors of the year is over. The Big House 8 concluded on Sunday with it's fair share of upsets and legendary sets. Let's dive into the results from the tournament and go over some of the "must watch" sets of top 8.
Frostbite 2019 and Full Bloom 5 Trailers Released
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Two trailers for the highly anticipated tournaments, Frostbite 2019 and Full Bloom 5, dropped on October 7th during The Big House 8. These trailers also brought about the news that registration for both events is now open!
How to Watch The Big House 8
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The Big House 8 is coming this October 5th-7th at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan and will feature both singles and doubles for Super Smash Bros. 64, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii-U, in addition to those games it’ll also have a playable Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demo in the venue.
The Big House 8: Registration Closes Tonight
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The Big House 8, located in Detroit, MI will be closing its singles registration after today and doubles tomorrow. If you’re planning on taking part this is your last chance!
Shine 2018: Sunday Recap
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If you didn't watch Shine 2018 when it was streamed live, don't worry! We have you covered with an in-depth, game-by-game recap of the entire top 8, complete with links to spoiler free vods and background on the significance of each win/loss.
SSC 2018 Brawl Recap
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This is the first year at SSC where top 8 was dominated by active Brawl players rather than Brawl retirees. Out of the top 8, the only player who doesn’t currently grind Brawl over other games is Nairo. Players like Joe “Toronto Joe” Cribari, Zeyan “Zan” Nizami, Kyle “Gunnermaniac” Runnels and the aforementioned Seagull Joe all made great showings and took out currently SSBBRanked players on their way to top 8. As the Brawl scene has diverged somewhat from the Smash 4 scene, we’ve seen players rise up to the challenge and work to optimize the game despite its relative inactivity.
Another Super Smash Con is on the books. What happened this year for Brawl at SSC?.
SSC Brawl: What to Expect
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It’s that time of year again: Super Smash Con. Since its inception in the post-Super Smash Bros. Brawl era, SSC has been the premier Brawl tournament and is the de facto Brawl major. Only GOML and the one-off CEO Dreamland could compete with SSC in terms of the caliber and number of players in attendance. As well, SSC is the only time of the year where Brawl gets serious stream time on a national stage. Let’s take a look at what this year’s edition has in store.
Evolution 2018 Championship Sunday Recap
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The Evolution Championship Series, or Evo, has come and gone once again, delivering another great iteration of one of the world’s biggest and best fighting game tournaments with Evo 2018. This year, Super Smash Bros. Melee earned a spot on Championship Sunday and the main stage at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. While the whole of the weekend delivered on tough matches and surprising upsets, Championship Sunday was where most of the excitement came to a head. Here, we will go over the journeys taken throughout Top 8 and where each player ended up in the end.
How to Watch EVO 2018
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The latest iteration of the Evolution Championship Series, or EVO for short, will be happening August 3rd-5th 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This gargantuan tournament features singles events for Smash staples Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U but will also host events for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Injustice 2, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Blazblue Cross Tag Battle.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to be playable at EVO
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EVO 2018 is bound to be exciting for fighting game fans both across the country and the world, but one small tidbit is going to make those attending potentially more excited.
The Even Bigger Balc: Long Live the Kong
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This past weekend we saw the return of one of the greatest Project M tournament series since its development shut down, the Bigger Balc series. With 427 attendees, the tournament marked a new high for the ambitious Super Smash Bros. Brawl mod, and the tournament itself was even streamed on Twitch, a task many other PM tournaments have shied away from in recent years. While the organization and attention the tournament received definitely made a statement on their own, the results had a lot to say as well.
Showdown Battle Royale 3 Preview: One of the Midwest's Fastest-Growing Fighting Game Series
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The Showdown Battle Royale tournament series’ third iteration will run on July 14th and 15th at the Radisson Hotel in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Showdown Battle Royale has been one of the Midwest’s largest fighting game series since 2016, attracting competitors worldwide
There's Just One Tiny Thing: Racist Behavior Plagues Area Surrounding CEO 2018's New Venue
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Reception for the tournament’s new venue has generally been overwhelmingly positive. Unfortunately, racist behavior displayed by several Daytona locals managed to ruin the air for many attendees.
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