Tournament:Smash Summit 5
|Smash Summit 5|
|Dates||November 2nd-5th, 2017|
|Venue||Summit Gaming House|
Los Angeles, California
|Pot size(s)||Singles: $83,190|
|winners|| Hungrybox 1v1|
Armada & Leffen 2v2
|Director(s)||Beyond the Summit|
Smash Summit 5 was a national Super Smash Bros. Melee invitational tournament and the fifth installment of the Smash Summit tournament series, held on November 2nd-5th, 2017. Like previous Smash Summits, it was held at the Summit gaming house, a private residence house in Los Angeles, California, and was closed to the general public.
These 10 players were invited by Beyond The Summit:
- Shroomed (won the wild card slot by being the top non-invited finisher at GameTyrant Expo 2017)
- Wizzrobe (won the wild card slot by being the top non-invited finisher at The Big House 7 after beating S2J 3-2 in a Captain Falcon ditto tiebreaker)
Players voted in
These players were eliminated in the voting phase:
- Westballz, Syrox, King Momo, Deegs (October 11th)
- Zain, n0ne, Qerb, AbsentPage (October 12th)
- Trif & HugS (October 13th)
- PewPewU & Cal (October 16th)
- ChuDat & Reeve (October 18th)
These players were eliminated in the nomination phase:
Anyone ranked in the Summer 2017 SSBMRank Top 50 and those who placed Top 96 (65th or better) at EVO 2017 or Shine 2017 were eligible for voting. As a result, an unprecedented 143 players were eligible for voting. The 20 with the most Twitter nominations progressed to the voting phase.
|1st||Armada||Leffen||$6,250 ($3,125 each)|
|2nd||Mew2King||Plup||$4,375 ($2,187.50 each)|
|3rd||Axe||aMSa||$1,875 ($937.50 each)|
Draft crew battle
|3rd||B R O T H B O I Z||Armada||Shroomed||SFAT||MikeHaze|
- Mew2thicccc was formally named Alligator Tacos.
Low Tier Iron Man
Each crew selected two players to participate in this single elimination event. Each player had 15 points with which to "buy" five different characters, forcing them to choose lower tiered characters.
- Mango used Falco/Roy against Plup and Fox/Kirby against Hungrybox.
- S2J used Mario/Ganondorf against Axe and Young Link/Mr. Game & Watch against Armada.
|Armada & Bob Thunder||&||Mang0 & Z||&||3-0|
|Armada & Bob Thunder||&||Axe & George||&||3-1|
|Mang0 & Z||&||Axe & George||&||3-1|
- This marks the end of Armada's four-tourney streak of winning Smash Summit tournaments.
- This holds the record of the largest singles pot in all of Smash history, worth around ~ $80,000. The first place winner, Hungrybox, won a grand total of $29,315.30.
|Melee Summits||Smash Summit · Smash Summit 2 · Smash Summit 3 · Smash Summit Spring 2017 · Smash Summit 5 · Smash Summit 6 · Smash Summit 7|
|Other Summits||Smash Ultimate Summit|