Character matchup (SSBM)
A character matchup is a measure of how even a fight is between two characters in a tournament setting.
The chart offers several interesting analyzes about the dynamics of the game and is also open to a variety of interpretations; players may use the chart to further their chances of tournament success by using it as a guideline for what matches to avoid, or as a constructive tool indicating how much they will have to improve a given character in order to overcome a difficult counterpick.
Below is the current matchup chart for Melee. To use it, choose a character from the left side. That character's matchups are displayed in the corresponding row.