Press Start

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Press Start
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Info
Dates May 9th-10th, 2015
Venue Bren Events Center
Address/City 100 Mesa Rd
Irvine, California USA
Attendance 222+
Results
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners USA Mango 1v1
USA Hungrybox & USA Mew2King
Staff
Director(s) Press Start LAN

Press Start was a national tournament held at UC Irvine, featuring popular PC games such as League of Legends and Dota 2 as well as singles and doubles for Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Numerous upsets occurred during the event's Melee pools, such as Jace defeating SFAT and HugS defeating Leffen.

Mango, Hax and S2J, who were carpooling, arrived 45 minutes late for the tournament bracket and were disqualified from their first round matches against A Rookie, Reason and Tafokints respectively. Nonetheless, Mango proceeded to win the tournament via the losers' bracket, only losing games to Hax, Lucky and Axe.

Notably, none of The Five Gods (PPMD and Armada did not attend) made it to the top 8 of the winners' bracket and Leffen did not make top 8 at all.

Results[edit]

Melee singles[edit]

(222 entrants)
Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Mango FoxHeadSSBM.pngFalcoHeadSSBM.png $2,500
2nd USA Fly Amanita IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $1,000
3rd USA Axe PikachuHeadSSBM.png $750
4th USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png $500
5th USA SFAT FoxHeadSSBM.png $250
5th USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png $250
7th USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png $250
7th USA Mew2King SheikHeadSSBM.png $250
9th Sweden Leffen FoxHeadSSBM.png
9th USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
9th USA HugS SamusHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Stab FalcoHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Hax FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Santiago FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA MacD PeachHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Kira SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Westballz FalcoHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Laudandus SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA OkamiBW SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Cactuar FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Tafokints SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Fiction FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Reason DrMarioHeadSSBM.png
17th USA A Rookie MarioHeadSSBM.png

Melee doubles[edit]

(41 teams)
Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Mew2King SheikHeadSSBM.pngJigglypuffHeadSSBM.png $2,500.00 ($1,250.00 each)
2nd Sweden Leffen FoxHeadSSBM.png USA MacD PeachHeadSSBM.png $1,000.00 ($500.00 each)
3rd USA Mango FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png $500.00 ($250.00 each)
4th USA SFAT FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Alan PeachHeadSSBM.png $250.00 ($125.00 each)
5th USA Reno SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Cactuar FoxHeadSSBM.png
5th USA Axe PikachuHeadSSBM.png USA Medz FoxHeadSSBM.png
7th USA Kira SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Ken MarthHeadSSBM.png
7th USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png

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