GENESIS 4

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GENESIS 4
GENESIS 4 Logo.png
Info
Dates January 20th-22nd, 2017
Venue San Jose Convention Center
Address/City 150 W San Carlos St
San Jose, California 95113 USA
Attendance 3,575
Entry fees Venue: $50 (first 1,000 entrants)
$70 (until November 28th)
$80 (until December 26th)
$100 (until January 2nd)
Singles: $10
Doubles: $20 per team
Pot size(s) SSB64 singles: $1,850
SSB64 doubles: $860
Melee singles: $18,440
Melee doubles: $7,620
Smash 4 singles: $10,320
Smash 4 doubles: $4,720
Results
Super Smash Bros. winners Peru Alvin 1v1
Canada SuPeRbOoMfAn & Mexico JaimeHR 2v2
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners Sweden Armada 1v1
Sweden Armada & Sweden Android 2v2
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U winners Mexico MkLeo 1v1
Canada Ally & Mexico MkLeo 2v2
Staff
Director(s) Boback, Dr. Z, The GERM, Bear

GENESIS 4 was the fourth edition of the GENESIS tournament series. It took place in San Jose, California, from January 20th to 22nd, 2017. The event featured singles and doubles tournaments for Super Smash Bros., Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, as well as side events for Street Fighter V, Catherine, Rivals of Aether, and TowerFall Ascension.

It is currently the fourth largest Melee tournament of all time and the fifth largest Smash 4 tournament to date.

Official game lineup[edit]

Game Entrants Pot Size
Super Smash Bros. singles 185 $1,850.00
Super Smash Bros. doubles 43 teams $860.00
Super Smash Bros. Melee singles 1,704 $18,440.00
Super Smash Bros. Melee doubles 381 teams $7,620.00
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U singles 1,012 $10,320.00
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U doubles 236 teams $4,720.00
Street Fighter V 107 $1,300.00
Catherine 31 $340.00
Rivals of Aether 108 $11,160.00
TowerFall Ascension 36

Results[edit]

Super Smash Bros. singles[edit]

(185 entrants)
Top 64 Bracket
Top 6 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Peru Alvin PikachuHeadSSB.png $925.00
2nd Canada SuPeRbOoMfAn PikachuHeadSSB.pngCaptainFalconHeadSSB.png $370.00
3rd Japan kysk KirbyHeadSSB.pngCaptainFalconHeadSSB.png $185.00
4th Mexico Dext3r PikachuHeadSSB.png $129.50
5th USA Wizzrobe YoshiHeadSSB.png $74.00
5th USA KeroKeroppi PikachuHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.png $74.00
7th USA tacos YoshiHeadSSB.pngPikachuHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.png $46.25
7th Mexico Mariguas PikachuHeadSSB.png $46.25
9th Japan Taimai FoxHeadSSB.pngCaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
9th Mexico JaimeHR PikachuHeadSSB.pngSamusHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.pngCaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
9th Canada The Z PikachuHeadSSB.pngFoxHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.png
9th Japan Yu-Kun CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
13th USA Stranded CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngPikachuHeadSSB.pngYoshiHeadSSB.png
13th USA BarkSanchez PikachuHeadSSB.png
13th USA DTan KirbyHeadSSB.png
13th USA Isai JigglypuffHeadSSB.pngMarioHeadSSB.png
17th Canada HandsomeTom KirbyHeadSSB.png
17th USA Kyle Tree PikachuHeadSSB.png
17th USA Shears PikachuHeadSSB.pngYoshiHeadSSB.pngLuigiHeadSSB.png
17th USA cobr CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.pngSamusHeadSSB.png
17th USA Zero CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
17th USA NaCl KirbyHeadSSB.png
17th USA Freean LuigiHeadSSB.png
17th USA Kimimaru MarioHeadSSB.png
25th USA Nintendude FoxHeadSSB.png
25th USA Janitor CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngYoshiHeadSSB.png
25th USA Logic CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
25th USA CTG JigglypuffHeadSSB.png
25th USA Darkhorse CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngJigglypuffHeadSSB.png
25th USA Eggmode PikachuHeadSSB.png
25th USA Han Solo FoxHeadSSB.png
25th USA The Protagonist FoxHeadSSB.png

Super Smash Bros. doubles[edit]

(43 teams)
Top 16 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Canada SuPeRbOoMfAn PikachuHeadSSB.png Mexico JaimeHR PikachuHeadSSB.png $430.00 ($215.00 each)
2nd Canada The Z PikachuHeadSSB.png USA tacos PikachuHeadSSB.png $215.00 ($107.50 each)
3rd Mexico Mariguas PikachuHeadSSB.png Mexico Dext3r PikachuHeadSSB.png $129.00 ($64.50 each)
4th Japan Taimai PikachuHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.png Japan kysk PikachuHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.png $86.00 ($43.00 each)
5th Peru Alvin PikachuHeadSSB.png USA Bard KirbyHeadSSB.png
5th USA Zero PikachuHeadSSB.png USA Stranded PikachuHeadSSB.png
7th USA Bark Sanchez PikachuHeadSSB.png USA Darkhorse KirbyHeadSSB.png
7th USA Nintendude MarioHeadSSB.png Peru Joshi PikachuHeadSSB.png
9th USA cobr CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png Canada HandsomeTom KirbyHeadSSB.png
9th USA LETSGO PikachuHeadSSB.png USA Shihman LuigiHeadSSB.png
9th USA CTG JigglypuffHeadSSB.png USA NaCl KirbyHeadSSB.png
9th USA DTan KirbyHeadSSB.png USA Madrush21 CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
13th USA Wookiee PikachuHeadSSB.png USA SotoH KirbyHeadSSB.png
13th USA Shears YoshiHeadSSB.png USA Moonshoe PikachuHeadSSB.png
13th USA Collin CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png USA The Protagonist FoxHeadSSB.png
13th USA hydra MarioHeadSSB.png USA Kimimaru MarioHeadSSB.png

Super Smash Bros. Melee singles[edit]

(1,704 entrants)
Top 64 Bracket
Top 8 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Sweden Armada PeachHeadSSBM.png $8,520.00
2nd USA Mango FoxHeadSSBM.pngFalcoHeadSSBM.png $3,408.00
3rd USA Mew2King SheikHeadSSBM.png $1,704.00
4th USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png $1,022.40
5th Sweden Leffen FoxHeadSSBM.png $511.20
5th USA Plup SheikHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png $511.20
7th USA Axe PikachuHeadSSBM.png $340.80
7th USA Westballz FalcoHeadSSBM.png $340.80
9th USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $170.40
9th USA SFAT FoxHeadSSBM.png $170.40
9th USA ChuDat IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $170.40
9th USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png $170.40
13th USA dizzkidboogie IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $100.00
13th USA Wizzrobe CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $100.00
13th USA KJH FoxHeadSSBM.png $100.00
13th USA Swedish Delight SheikHeadSSBM.pngPeachHeadSSBM.png $100.00
17th USA Druggedfox FoxHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA SmashG0D MarthHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA PewPewU MarthHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA Duck SamusHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA Crush FoxHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA ARMY IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png $75.00
17th USA HugS SamusHeadSSBM.png $75.00
25th USA Santiago FalcoHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th USA Abate LuigiHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th USA Mafia PeachHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th USA MacD PeachHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th Germany Ice FoxHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th UK Professor Pro FoxHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th USA MikeHaze FoxHeadSSBM.png $50.00
25th USA Kels FoxHeadSSBM.png $50.00
33rd USA Medz FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Syrox FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Zhu FalcoHeadSSBM.png
33rd Canada n0ne CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA s0ft JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Colbol FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Nintendude IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Reno SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Tai MarthHeadSSBM.png
33rd Netherlands Adam FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd Canada KirbyKaze SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Gahtzu CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Slox FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Chillin FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Kalamazhu PeachHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Zain MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Fat Goku FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA CIZ MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA R2DLiu FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Darrell SamusHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Bladewise PeachHeadSSBM.png
49th Netherlands Zgetto FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Vro MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Captain Faceroll SheikHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Frootloop FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Iceman MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th Mexico Eddy Mexico LuigiHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Eikelmann GanondorfHeadSSBM.png
49th Canada RK FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th Netherlands Amsah SheikHeadSSBM.png
49th USA SilentSpectre CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Fiction FoxHeadSSBM.png

Super Smash Bros. Melee doubles[edit]

(381 teams)
Top 16 Bracket
Top 4 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Sweden Armada PeachHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png Sweden Android SheikHeadSSBM.png $3,810.00 ($1,905.00 each)
2nd Germany Ice FoxHeadSSBM.png Sweden Leffen FoxHeadSSBM.png $1,524.00 ($762.00 each)
3rd USA SFAT MarthHeadSSBM.png USA PewPewU FoxHeadSSBM.png $762.00 ($381.00 each)
4th USA Plup FoxHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png USA Axe PikachuHeadSSBM.png $533.40 ($266.70 each)
5th USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Mew2King SheikHeadSSBM.png $304.80 ($152.40 each)
5th USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Alan PeachHeadSSBM.png $304.80 ($152.40 each)
7th USA Ken MarthHeadSSBM.png USA Santiago FoxHeadSSBM.png $190.50 ($95.25 each)
7th USA MacD PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Druggedfox FoxHeadSSBM.png $190.50 ($95.25 each)
9th USA Reno SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Gahtzu CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Colbol FoxHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Wavebringer PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Ralph FalcoHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Bladewise PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Syrox FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Chillin FoxHeadSSBM.png USA ChuDat IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Rustin PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Fat Goku FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Mafia PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Slox FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA CDK FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Captain Faceroll SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Silent Wolf FoxHeadSSBM.png UK Professor Pro FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Kira FoxHeadSSBM.png USA PsychoMidget JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Tafokints SheikHeadSSBM.png USA R2DLiu FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th Mexico Eddy Mexico LuigiHeadSSBM.png USA Abate LuigiHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Zhu FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Cactuar MarthHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Redd FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Zain MarthHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Blea Gelo LuigiHeadSSBM.png Canada n0ne CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
17th USA The Moon MarthHeadSSBM.png USA DJ Nintendo FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th Canada Ryan Ford FoxHeadSSBM.png USA G$ FalcoHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Darkatma SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Frootloop FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA HomeMadeWaffles FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Darrell SamusHeadSSBM.png
25th USA NMW CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA L FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th Netherlands Adam FoxHeadSSBM.png Netherlands Zgetto FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Westballz FoxHeadSSBM.pngFalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Prince Abu JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Rocky FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Spark SheikHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Beach SheikHeadSSBM.png USA KJH FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Ryobeat PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Captain Smuckers CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Nintendude IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png USA SmashG0D MarthHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Bobby Frizz FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Shinobi FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Darkrain CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png Canada KirbyKaze SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Vortex SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Equal CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
33rd Germany pheX PeachHeadSSBM.png Germany Usleon SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd Sweden FA0 IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png Sweden Daydee SamusHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Tope SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Cyrain FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA satdaddy (DQ) SheikHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png USA Crush (DQ) FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA JKJ FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Subtle SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Jace CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA J666 LinkHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Andymosity SamusHeadSSBM.png USA Q FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Iceman MarthHeadSSBM.png USA Chip MarthHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Logos FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Ka-master LuigiHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA C!Z MarthHeadSSBM.png USA Vish CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Wenbo FoxHeadSSBM.png USA hat SheikHeadSSBM.png

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U singles[edit]

(1,012 entrants)
Top 32 Bracket
Top 8 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Mexico MkLeo CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngMarthHeadSSB4-U.png $5,060.00
2nd Canada Ally MarioHeadSSB4-U.png $2,024.00
3rd Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png $1,012.00
4th USA CaptainZack BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.pngWiiFitTrainerHeadSSB4-U.pngPeachHeadSSB4-U.png $607.20
5th Netherlands Mr.R SheikHeadSSB4-U.png $303.60
5th Japan Abadango MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.png $303.60
7th Japan komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.png $202.40
7th USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.pngOlimarHeadSSB4-U.png $202.40
9th USA VoiD SheikHeadSSB4-U.png $101.20
9th Japan Ranai VillagerHeadSSB4-U.pngMegaManHeadSSB4-U.png $101.20
9th USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png $101.20
9th USA ANTi MarioHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png $101.20
13th USA Larry Lurr FoxHeadSSB4-U.png $50.00
13th Japan 9B BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png $50.00
13th USA ESAM PikachuHeadSSB4-U.pngMewtwoHeadSSB4-U.png $50.00
13th USA Elegant LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png $50.00
17th USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Fatality CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Nairo ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.pngBowserHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA NAKAT FoxHeadSSB4-U.png
17th Mexico Chag BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Child BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Rich Brown MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA MVD DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
25th Japan Earth PitHeadSSB4-U.png
25th Japan Brood DuckHuntHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA Salem BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA K9sbruce SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngDiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
25th Mexico Javi SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png
25th Japan Kameme MegaManHeadSSB4-U.png
25th Canada Locus RyuHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA AeroLink BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Xzax FoxHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Japan You3 DuckHuntHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA James LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Japan Nietono DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Tyrant MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Zinoto DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Manny SonicHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Raffi-X ROBHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA SS VillagerHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA 6WX SonicHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Shaky NessHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA DSS MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Ito MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Dath RobinHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Sinji Pac-ManHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA JK BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Legit DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Ling Ling PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Charliedaking FoxHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Snoop YoshiHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Mr.E MarthHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Viviff the Great BowserHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Remzi ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.pngCorrinHeadSSB4-U.png
49th Japan Raito DuckHuntHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA FOW NessHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Cacogen SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Darkshad RyuHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Ryo IkeHeadSSB4-U.pngCorrinHeadSSB4-U.pngRoyHeadSSB4-U.png
49th Japan Jan Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png
49th Japan Nyanko SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA dyr DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
49th USA Samsora PeachHeadSSB4-U.png

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U doubles[edit]

(236 teams)
Top 48 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Canada Ally MarioHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico MkLeo CloudHeadSSB4-U.png $2,360.00 ($1,180.00 each)
2nd Japan Ranai VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png Japan komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.png $944.00 ($472.00 each)
3rd USA ANTi MarioHeadSSB4-U.png USA Salem BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png $472.00 ($236.00 each)
4th Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png USA Nairo CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngLucinaHeadSSB4-U.pngZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png $330.40 ($165.20 each)
5th Japan Abadango BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.pngMetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Kameme CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png $188.80 ($94.40 each)
5th USA Elegant LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png USA Aarvark VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png $188.80 ($94.40 each)
7th USA ESAM PikachuHeadSSB4-U.png USA MVD CloudHeadSSB4-U.png $118.00 ($59.00 each)
7th USA Pink Fresh BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png USA CaptainZack BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png $118.00 ($59.00 each)
9th Netherlands Mr.R SheikHeadSSB4-U.png Netherlands S1 NessHeadSSB4-U.png
9th Japan Nietono CloudHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Nyanko SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
9th USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png USA False SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
9th USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png USA Pugwest MarthHeadSSB4-U.png
13th Japan RAIN CloudHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Kuro DarkPitHeadSSB4-U.png
13th USA Weegee MarioHeadSSB4-U.png USA Shadow_FoxXD FoxHeadSSB4-U.png
13th USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png USA Samsora PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
13th USA Mew2King CloudHeadSSB4-U.png USA Mr.E MarthHeadSSB4-U.png
17th Canada Captain L PikachuHeadSSB4-U.png Canada Locus RyuHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA VoiD SheikHeadSSB4-U.png USA NAKAT NessHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Shaky NessHeadSSB4-U.png USA Tyrant MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Tearbear CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png USA Mr. ConCon LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA NickRiddle ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png USA Dath RobinHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Jtails DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png USA Zenyou MarioHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Rich Brown MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.png USA Larry Lurr CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngFoxHeadSSB4-U.png
17th USA Soulimar OlimarHeadSSB4-U.png USA Teb MarioHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA Ito MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png USA falln ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA Fatality CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png USA dyr DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA Zinoto DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png USA Ned CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
25th Mexico Javi CloudHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico Chag BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA Diablo RyuHeadSSB4-U.png USA BestNess NessHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA Solid ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png USA Ollie DonkeyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA The Wall YoshiHeadSSB4-U.png USA Raptor YoshiHeadSSB4-U.png
25th USA 6WX SonicHeadSSB4-U.png USA Rango IkeHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Japan Earth DarkPitHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Umeki PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Canada Firefly YoshiHeadSSB4-U.png Canada Big D KingDededeHeadSSB4-U.pngMarioHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Trevonte SheikHeadSSB4-U.png USA Soronie ShulkHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Japan You3 DuckHuntHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Kei CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Hackoru MarioHeadSSB4-U.png USA Koolaid Pac-ManHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Mexico IC DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico Regi MrGame&WatchHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA FedVsRafa LuigiHeadSSB4-U.pngFoxHeadSSB4-U.png USA Braixen DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd UK SilentDoom CharizardHeadSSB4-U.png UK Afro Smash SamusHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd Japan 9B BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png Japan FILIP MarioHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Remzi CorrinHeadSSB4-U.pngZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png USA Raffi-X ROBHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA K9sbruce SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngDiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png USA SS VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Manny SonicHeadSSB4-U.png USA Day LucarioHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA James DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngLuigiHeadSSB4-U.png USA SchwApple DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Legit DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png USA Virus ROBHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA JK BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png USA Lycan DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
33rd USA Xzax FoxHeadSSB4-U.png USA Rice MarioHeadSSB4-U.png

Side events[edit]

Super Smash Bros. combo contest[edit]

(12 entrants)

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Japan kysk YoshiHeadSSB.pngKirbyHeadSSB.pngFoxHeadSSB.png $500.00
2nd Mexico Mariguas CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngLinkHeadSSB.pngPikachuHeadSSB.png $250.00
3rd USA Tacos YoshiHeadSSB.pngDonkeyKongHeadSSB.pngCaptainFalconHeadSSB.png $150.00
4th USA Janitor LinkHeadSSB.pngCaptainFalconHeadSSB.png $100.00
5th Mexico Dext3r CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngLinkHeadSSB.png
6th Japan Taimai YoshiHeadSSB.pngMarioHeadSSB.png
7th Mexico JaimeHR CaptainFalconHeadSSB.pngLuigiHeadSSB.png
8th Peru Alvin CaptainFalconHeadSSB.png
9th USA Shears YoshiHeadSSB.png
10th USA Dankpank YoshiHeadSSB.png
11th USA Moonshoes DonkeyKongHeadSSB.png
12th USA Wookie FoxHeadSSB.png

Super Smash Bros. Melee Smash Draft crew battle[edit]

(8 crews, single elimination bracket)
Bracket
Names in bold indicate crew captains.

Place Crew Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Name Characters(s) Earnings
1st Team Silentwolf USA Silent Wolf FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Bladewise PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Mango FoxHeadSSBM.png USA The Moon MarthHeadSSBM.png USA HugS SamusHeadSSBM.png $1,500.00 ($300.00 each)
2nd Team Hungrybox USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Axe PikachuHeadSSBM.png USA Wizzrobe CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Abate LuigiHeadSSBM.png USA Colbol FoxHeadSSBM.png
3rd Team Nintendude USA Nintendude IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png USA Plup SheikHeadSSBM.png USA MikeHaze FoxHeadSSBM.png United Kingdom Professor Pro FoxHeadSSBM.png USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
3rd Team SFAT USA SFAT FoxHeadSSBM.png USA PewPewU MarthHeadSSBM.png USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png USA CDK* FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Syrox FoxHeadSSBM.png
5th Team Duck USA Duck SamusHeadSSBM.png USA Prince Abu JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA KJH FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Kalamazhu* PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Westballz FalcoHeadSSBM.png
5th Team Zhu USA Zhu FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Mew2King SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Druggedfox FoxHeadSSBM.png USA MacD PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Santiago FalcoHeadSSBM.png
5th Team ChuDat USA ChuDat IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png USA Slox* FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Laudandus SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Gahtzu* CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
5th Team Chillindude USA Chillin FoxHeadSSBM.png Canada Ryan Ford* FoxHeadSSBM.png Canada n0ne CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png Canada KirbyKaze SheikHeadSSBM.png Japan Rudolph MarthHeadSSBM.png

*CDK, Kalamazhu, Slox, Gahtzu, and Ryan Ford respectively replaced Azusa, Ice, Armada, Cactuar, and Leffen who chose not to participate.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U World Crews[edit]

(3 crews)
Rules
Round Robin
Three crews participated in the World Crews event: Team USA, Team Japan and Team MexiCanEU (a crew of top players from Mexico, Canada, and Europe). Names in bold indicate crew captains, and names in italics indicate substitutes.

Place Crew Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Team USA Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png USA Nairo BowserHeadSSB4-U.png USA Larry Lurr FoxHeadSSB4-U.png USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png
USA VoiD SheikHeadSSB4-U.png USA ANTi MarioHeadSSB4-U.png USA Salem BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png USA Samsora PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png USA Mr.E MarthHeadSSB4-U.png USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png USA Ito MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
2nd Team Japan Japan Abadango MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Ranai VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png Japan komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngSonicHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Kameme MegaManHeadSSB4-U.png
Japan Earth PitHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Nietono DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png Japan 9B BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png Japan Umeki PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
Japan Ri-ma ToonLinkHeadSSB4-U.png Japan You3 DuckHuntHeadSSB4-U.png Japan RAIN CloudHeadSSB4-U.png Japan OCEAN ROBHeadSSB4-U.png
3rd Team MexiCanEU Canada Ally MarioHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico MkLeo* MarthHeadSSB4-U.png Netherlands Mr.R SheikHeadSSB4-U.png Canada Locus RyuHeadSSB4-U.png
Mexico Javi CloudHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico Regi MrGame&WatchHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico Chag BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png Canada Captain L PikachuHeadSSB4-U.png
Mexico Bedgar SheikHeadSSB4-U.png Netherlands S1 NessHeadSSB4-U.png Mexico IC DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png Canada Big D KingDededeHeadSSB4-U.png
  • MkLeo did not play.
USA vs Japan World Finals[edit]
USA Player Character Stocks Taken Japan Player Character Stocks Taken
USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png 1 Japan Umeki PeachHeadSSB4-U.png 6
USA Ito MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png 1 Japan Kameme MegaManHeadSSB4-U.png 1
Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png 6 Japan Ranai VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png 2
USA Salem BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png 3 Japan Abadango MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.png 4
USA Mr.E MarthHeadSSB4-U.png 2 Japan Earth PitHeadSSB4-U.png 3
USA VoiD SheikHeadSSB4-U.png 4 Japan Nietono DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png 2
USA ANTi MarioHeadSSB4-U.png 5 Japan OCEAN ROBHeadSSB4-U.png 2
USA Larry Lurr FoxHeadSSB4-U.png 6 Japan RAIN CloudHeadSSB4-U.png 1
USA Samsora PeachHeadSSB4-U.png 4 Japan Ri-ma ToonLinkHeadSSB4-U.png 2
USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png 2 Japan 9B BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png 2
USA Nairo BowserHeadSSB4-U.png 2 Japan You3 DuckHuntHeadSSB4-U.png 2
USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png Japan komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.png 4
Total 36 Total 31

Controversy[edit]

The event has received criticism for its numerous complications. Before the start of the Melee event, Hungrybox was reseeded from 2nd to 5th due to a finger injury sustained prior to the event, resulting in the three best players at the event - him, Armada, and Mango - being placed on the same side of the bracket, leading to heavy controversy. In addition, the start of the Melee Smash Draft was delayed for several hours, while many players such as Armada, Ice, and Leffen decided to drop out of the side event, lowering its overall level of competition. At one point, power was cut off for the area of the venue designated for Smash 4, while Melee players continued playing[1]. The venue suffered from a frequent loss of Wi-Fi greatly affecting the stream and the other two days of the tournament had their own delayed schedules as well. Unlike many supermajors of 2016, GENESIS 4 was criticized for lacking a side stream for both games, leaving many losers' bracket sets unrecorded.

Another controversy was in regard to the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U round 2 singles pools, in which the tournament organizers made mistakes concerning some matches, such as ESAM being pitted against Ito instead of DSS[2] and Earth against 6WX instead of SS[3].

Perhaps most notably, it was discovered that the losers' eighths set between komorikiri and CaptainZack, as well as the set between ZeRo and Dabuz, were both played with a Damage Ratio of 0.9. While it remains unclear how the damage ratio was changed, many players argue that the competitive integrity of the event has been ruined due to the unusual circumstances of the matches. The tournament organizers have faced criticism for failing to check the setups earlier to ensure the proper ruleset, and for forcing komorikiri and CaptainZack to only replay the final game of the set, instead of replaying the entirety of both sets. Dr. Z justified that by stating that, by starting a game, the player accepted the result of the previous one[4]. The TOs also claimed that the set between Dabuz and ZeRo was played with the correct settings[5], but it was later proven that it was not the case [6]. Dabuz later made a TwitLonger asking for the reimbursement of his and komorikiri's travel fees[7]. This request was satisfied as the TOs promised to allow Dabuz and komorikiri to attend a future major tournament of their choice with all expenses covered[8].

Trivia[edit]

  • The Melee Grand Finals pitted Armada vs Mango, the former coming from winners bracket and the latter from losers, which has happened in every iteration of the GENESIS tournament series thus far.
  • All of the Smash 64, Melee, and Smash 4 medals were misprinted to read "Super Mario Bros. 64", "Super Mario Bros. Melee" and "Super Mario Bros. WiiU Singles", respectively. [9][10][11]

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