Smash Summit 3
Smash Summit 3 was the third edition of the Smash Summit tournament series. It was a national Super Smash Bros. Melee invitational tournament held in Los Angeles, California from November 3rd to 6th, 2016 by Beyond the Summit. Singles, doubles and side events were hosted. The tournament was held at the Summit gaming house, a private residence, and was not open to the general public.
These 10 players were invited by Beyond The Summit:
Players voted in
6 more players were voted in by the community. They had to be Top 50 in the 2015 SSBMRank, or have placed top 16 at The Big House 6, Get On My Level 2016, CEO 2016, Super Smash Con 2016 or Heir 3. The players voted in were, in that order:
These players were eliminated in the nomination phase (October 14th):
These players were eliminated in the voting phase, in that order:
The same way it was done at Smash Summit 2, 4 captains previously chosen by vote (Westballz, Mew2King, Leffen and Mango) formed crews using the snake draft method.
Each crew competed in the Summit's various games and side events such as Jeopardy! and the Iron Man Tournament.
Draft crew battle
(4 crews, single elimination bracket)
Iron Man tournament
(4 entrants, double elimination bracket)
Around the World
Around the World is a 4-player game where each player starts with a character from a corner of the select screen and advances characters by winning a round. Each round consists of a 2 stock, 2 minute random stage free-for-all with items on--sudden deaths are played out. Player who advances the most characters in a set time or travels around the world wins.
Blind Man Challenge
Each team consists of a blindfolded player receiving instructions from their teammate.