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Tournaments

Interviews From EVO: "What Does EVO Mean To You?"
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Blackimar put some time aside at EVO to ask a few people about their fighting game histories and their thoughts on the event. Do these interviewees spell out the true meaning of EVO? Only one way to find out.
Nintendo Listens – No Item Tournament Announced!
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Is it finally happening!? Nintendo announces an official tournament with a competitive ruleset!
Smash at EVO 2019 Recap
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Missed Melee's Top 3 and Ultimate's Top 8 at EVO? We've got you covered for a recap.
The Hero Discussion – To Ban or Not to Ban?
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Should Hero be banned from competitive tournaments for too much RNG?
How To Watch EVO 2019
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The biggest fighting game tournament of the year AND the biggest Smash tournament of all time this year is happening at EVO 2019! If you're unsure about times and where to watch it this year, here's our guide to help!
5 Takeaways From EVO 2019 Entrant Numbers
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EVO is finally upon us once more, and it's looking like this one is gonna be the biggest and craziest by far. Get in the EVO spirit, as we decipher what EVO 2019's entrant numbers say about the state of the FGC.
Inka Fest 2019 Recap
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Tacna is known for three things: the independence movement, la Semana de Tacna, and of course, Smash 64.
How to Watch Smash Summit 8
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The long-awaited Super Smash Bros. Melee invitational, Smash Summit 8, began on June 13th, 2019 and will continue until June 16th, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The main draw of the event is that it features many famous players in both casual and competitive settings.
MomoCon 2019: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Recap
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Momocon 2019 was the second summer major of this year and boasting over 1,200 entrants. Momocon 2019 will surely be a tournament to remember with a great con and a memorable Top 8!
Get on My Level 2019: Smash Bros. Ultimate Top 8 Recap
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Get On My Level 2019 was a hype event, an explosive kick-start to 2019’s summer of Smash, as well as Canada’s largest Smash tournament ever, a promising first window into the epic stories remaining to unfold in these next months.
How to Watch Full Bloom 5
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Full Boom 5 is right around the corner, the action starts on March 23rd, 2019 at Indiana University Bloomington and ends the following day on the 24th.
MKLeo Wins the First Smash Ultimate Summit
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After seven runs of Super Smash Bros. Melee at Smash Summit, Beyond the Summit (BTS) has brought the invitational to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. With talent from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Melee, Smash Ultimate Summit was a production bonanza. As always, the team behind BTS brought their best forward to entertain fans and players alike. With several events, including 1 vs. 1 Randoms, Squad Strike Crew Battles and Commentator Crew Battles, it was a full weekend of Ultimate fun and competitive spirit. Below are the final results, and some takeaways that will likely give insight to the future meta.
How to Watch Smash Ultimate Summit
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Smash Ultimate Summit is almost here, it’s set to begin on March 8th and continue to March 10th in Los Angeles, California. The event is a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate invitational featuring a mix of famous players who were all either invited, voted in or qualified at an earlier event.
Evolution 2019 Lineup Announced, Smash Ultimate Makes Main Stage
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The Evolution Championship Series, or EVO, announced its main lineup for its 2019 tournament in Las Vegas occuring this August.
Frostbite 2019 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top 8 Results and Highlights
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Frostbite 2019, the latest of the now three year old series, was a great showcase of where the current meta of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is headed. While Genesis was the first major to feature Ultimate, Frostbite is a whole patch removed, and players are more intimate with the game than before. In other words, Genesis was a good chance for high-level play to be explored, while Frostbite was a good look at how high-level play has adapted and will adapt. Beyond that, its high quality production was a delight to behold, and its Top 8 was a rollercoaster of close calls, flashy finishes and brilliant strategy. Here, we will look over the Top 8 finalists, and the journeys they took through Top 48.
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.
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