2GG Championship Series

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2GG Championship Series
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Info
Founded 2017
Region United States
Format Double elimination
Most successful player(s) Chile ZeRo (GENESIS Saga, Midwest Mayhem Saga, Nairo Saga)
Staff
Director(s) Champ, 2GGaming, eSports Arena
Website(s) http://2ggaming.com/

The 2GG Championship Series, or 2GGC, is an ongoing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U circuit of tournaments being held throughout 2017 in South California and Nevada as a collaboration between 2GGaming and eSports Arena. It was announced at the end of 2GGT: ZeRo Saga, and is the spiritual successor to the 2GGT series of tournaments.

Format[edit]

Twelve tournaments will be hosted, one for each month of the year. A prize pot bonus of $50,000 will be distributed across the tournaments from January to November, and another $50,000 will be in play for the final 2GG Championship tournament in December, making for a total of a $100,000 pot bonus throughout the entire circuit. Players who win any of the tournaments in the series will qualify into the Championship, having their travel expenses paid for; other players may also qualify through points earned by placing top 16 in circuit tournaments. Three tournaments within the series are considered season finales, those being 2GGC: Civil War, 2GGC: Nairo Saga and 2GGC: September Saga, and will be two to three day events where the qualifying points are doubled. In the end, a total of 20 players will be qualified.

List of tournaments[edit]

Event Date Attendance
2GGC: GENESIS Saga January 14th, 2017 474
2GGC: Midwest Mayhem Saga February 11th, 2017 349
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 866
2GGC: Greninja Saga* May 20th, 2017 359
2GGC: Nairo Saga June 10th-11th, 2017 485
2GGC: ARMS Saga July 8th-9th, 2017 218
2GGC: SCR Saga August 19th-20th, 2017 TBD
2GGC: September Saga September 9th-10th, 2017 TBD
2GGC: October Saga October 14th, 2017 TBD
2GGC: November Saga November 4th, 2017 TBD
2GGC: Last Chance Event TBD TBD
2GG Championship December 1st-3rd, 2017 TBD
  • Greninja Saga was originally scheduled for April 22nd. However, due to several top Greninja players (ex. iStudying and Some) being unable to attend the event, it was decided to move the event to May 20th in place of 2GGC: May Saga and not hold a Saga in April (with a Last Chance Event being scheduled later to make up for it).

Champions[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Smash 4 Winners Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Event Player Tag Character(s) Runner-up Tag Character(s)
2GGC: GENESIS Saga Gonzalo Barrios Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png Rei Furukawa Japan komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngSonicHeadSSB4-U.png
2GGC: Midwest Mayhem Saga Gonzalo Barrios Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png Gavin Dempsey USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
2GGC: Civil War Samuel Buzby USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png Griffin Miller USA Fatality CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png
2GGC: Greninja Saga Elliot Carroza-Oyarce Canada Ally MarioHeadSSB4-U.png Larry Holland USA Larry Lurr FoxHeadSSB4-U.png
2GGC: Nairo Saga Gonzalo Barrios Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png Saleem Young USA Salem BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
2GGC: ARMS Saga Samuel Buzby USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png Gonzalo Barrios Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png

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Trivia[edit]

  • The "Saga Curse" that occurred in the 2GGT series is considered to have continued into the 2GG Championship Series. Here is each sagas' featured player(s) highest placings:
    • GENESIS Saga - 1st* (ZeRo, the saga's winner, placed 3rd at GENESIS 4, the tournament which it promoted and was dedicated to)
      • This is the only curse to have been a result of a certain player winning a Saga and then failing to win another tournament, as opposed to failing to win the Saga they represent.
    • Midwest Mayhem Saga - 4th (Ned, the highest placing out of anyone who was either a Midwest Mayhem winner and/or from the Midwest).
      • ZeRo, the tournament's winner, didn't reside in the Midwest until after the tournament.
    • Civil War - 49th (ZeRo) and 25th (Ally), a tournament intended to highlight their rivalry.
    • Greninja Saga - 13th (Lea, the highest placing Greninja player).
    • Nairo Saga - 4th
    • ARMS Saga - 25th (Sol, the winner of the ARMS side tournament).

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