Ally is an SSB4 Mario player from Montreal, Quebec who is considered one of the best Smash 4 players in the world. He is considered the best Mario in the world. His crowning achievement was winning EVO 2016, the largest Smash 4 tournament ever. Ally is currently ranked at the 0 position on the Michigan Smash 4 Power Rankings, 1st on both the Montreal and Midwest Smash 4 Power Rankings, and 5th on the Panda Global Rankings v3.
In SSBB, he was a Snake and Meta Knight co-main, and was considered the best Snake player in the world, as well as one of the best Meta Knight players in North America. He was ranked at the 0 position on the Quebec Brawl Power Rankings, 1st on the Michigan Brawl Power Rankings, and 8th on the 2014 SSBBRank. He is considered one of the best Brawl players in the world.
Ally is the 6th player to take a set off of ZeRo, and the 2nd to eliminate him, doing so at Get On My Level 2016. Following that, he is the 1st player to eliminate ZeRo at multiple tournaments, first doing so at Smash 'N' Splash 2. Since the onset of patch 1.1.6, Ally has maintained a positive record on ZeRo, 8-7.
Rise to fame
Ally first gained prominence at his first United States tournament, Cataclysm 4, placing 3rd, losing to Mew2King and Azen. He later attended Clash of the Titans IV, placing 2nd, being double eliminated by Mew2King.
Ally would win Apex 2009, defeating Mew2King. Just two months later, at GENESIS, Ally repeat his performance, and took 1st again, double eliminating Mew2King. At EVO 2009, Ally placed 2nd, falling to mikeHAZE and Mew2King. Shortly afterwards, Ally also placed 2nd at S.N.E.S., being double eliminated by ADHD. At Pound 4, Ally placed 3rd. Defeated by Ksizzle, he proceeded to make a lengthy Losers' run, defeating Seibrik, Havok, Shadow, and Ksizzle, before losing to Mew2King. In contrast, Ally defeated Mew2King at WHOBO 2, and placed 1st.
Despite his prior win on Mew2King, Ally placed 2nd at both MLG Orlando 2010 and MLG Columbus 2010, losing to Mew2King both times. Ally then notably attended European tournament Bushido Brawl Impact, placing 2nd. He defeated Kaos and Glutonny, but would ultimately be double eliminated by Glutonny.
Returning to North America, at Apex 2010, Ally would place 5th, losing to Brood, then defeating Anti and RAIN before being eliminated by Mew2King. He was eliminated early at MLG Raleigh 2010, by Havok, placing 17th. Ally placed 8th at MLG DC 2010, falling to ESAM.
At Pound V, Ally took 1st. Following a loss to ESAM, Mew2King would forfeit to him in Losers', and he proceeded to defeat Gnes, ADHD, ESAM, Seibrik, and double eliminate ANTi. He then proceeded to win WHOBO 3, defeating Dojo and UltimateRazer. At GENESIS 2, Ally placed 2nd, initially losing to ADHD, before beating Zex, Gnes, and ADHD, before falling to Mew2King.
At the first tournament of the new year, Apex 2012, currently the largest SSBB tournament of all time, Ally placed 5th. He defeated Brood and UltimateRazer, before losing to Otori and Nietono. Ally repeated his 5th place placement at SKTAR, defeating DkWill, Dabuz, and Mr. R, before losing to ESAM and Vinnie. He would be unable win his third WHOBO tournament, placing 2nd at WHOBO 4. After losing to Atomsk 1-2 early in winners' bracket, he then eliminated Seibrik, Nick Riddle, DKwill, Atomsk, Gnes before falling to ESAM.
Following that, Ally attended Apex 2013, placing 13th. He fell to Mikeneko early, defeated Pwii, then lost to Dabuz. He would later win IMPULSE 2013, defeating Dabuz. Then, he'd place 9th at SKTAR 2, upset by MVD, and defeated by ESAM.
In 2013, Ally began playing Project M entering Singles at KTAR 8, placing 2nd, defeating Rolex before falling to Mew2King. In Brawl Singles, he placed 4th, defeating Nairo, before losing to Mew2King. He then eliminated Mr.R before losing to Nakat.
At Apex 2014, Ally placed 5th in Brawl Singles. He lost to ZeRo, and then eliminated Seagull Joe and Tyrant, before being eliminated himself by Mew2King. In PM Singles, he placed 7th, losing to Sethlon.
In Brawl Singles at SKTAR 3, Ally placed 5th, defeating Nairo, before once again losing to ESAM. He was then eliminated by ZeRo 0-2 in losers' quarters.
Ally's first recorded SSB4 tournament was Smash Intensifies, which he won, defeating Chrim Foish, HolyNightmare, and Chrim Foish again. In December of 2014, Ally won The Come Up, the Canadian qualifier for Apex 2015, without dropping a single set, defeating Mew2King, Nakat, and DKwill. He was later invited to the CLASH Online Invitational Finals, where he placed 7th, losing to Zucco and ANTi. At the The Flex Zone he defeated Frozen and False in winners before losing to Dabuz in winners finals. In losers finals he defeated False again and then defeated Dabuz in 2 sets of grand finals. At Neo Canadia 5 he defeated Jerm 2-0, V115 2-0, Poke 2-0, and Meekspeedy 2-0 before losing to NAKAT 2-3 in winners finals. In losers he defeated Chrim Foish 3-0 and then defeated NAKAT 3-2 and 3-0 to win the tournament. At Apex 2015 he lost Vinnie in round 2 pools. In losers he defeated Plup, Zinoto, and Vinnie in a rematch before falling to Nietono and aMSa 2-0.
In March 2015, Ally won Shots Fired, a national tournament held in Easton, Pennsylvania. Ally lost to 6WX in winners semis in a close, five game set. Ally made it to grand finals on losers side after defeating Max Ketchum 2-0, Mew2King 3-2, and 6WX 3-2 in losers finals. In grand finals, Ally took down Nairo 3-0 to reset the bracket, then 3-2 in the second set. Shots Fired was a notable tournament for Ally because he switched to Diddy Kong frequently when faced with tough opponents. At LAN WAR X Ally was upset by Red X 1-2 in winners. In losers bracket he defeated K.I.D. Goggles 2-0, Chrim Foish 2-0, Meekspeedy 2-0, Red X 3-1 in a rematch and HolyNightmare 3-0 and 3-1 to win the entire tournament. At Enthusiast Gaming Live he took 2nd place after defeating Blacktwins 3-0 in winners semis and Meekspeedy 3-1 in winners finals he lost to HolyNightmare 2-3 in both sets of grand finals. At Shuffle VII Ally defeated Mister Eric 2-1, LOE1 2-0 and Zinoto to make grand finals winners side. In grand finals he lost the first set to Zinoto 0-3 but won the second set 3-1 to take home 1st place. At Smash 'N' Splash Ally defeated NiTe 2-1 and Logic 2-0 before being upset by Wizzrobe 0-2 in winners semis. In losers he defeated Mister Eric 2-0, Shel 2-0, Wizzrobe 3-1, and ScAtt 3-1 in both sets of grand finals to win the tournament. At EXP 2015 Ally defeated Astro 2-1, and Poke 3-1 to make it to winners finals. He was then defeated by V115 1-3 and Poke 2-3 in a rematch and finished 3rd overall.
At Low Tier City 3 Ally defeated Dakpo 2-0, Kamicario 2-1, and Denti 3-0 before being sent to losers by ZeRo 0-3 in winners finals. In losers he defeated Zenyou 3-1 before being eliminated by ZeRo 0-3. At Summit 2015 he defeated Trulliam 2-0, Iceninja 2-1, SpaceDong 3-1, Poke 3-1, and HolyNightmare 3-0 to take 1st place. At the California national Paragon Los Angeles 2015 Ally defeated Jonny Westside before being sent to losers by Shaky. In losers he defeated Pink Fresh, Z, Dakpo 2-0, Zex 2-0, Larry Lurr 2-1, 6WX 3-0 and Mr. R 3-2 before losing to Dabuz 1-3 and finishing in 4th place. Ally then traveled to Japan for Umebura F.A.T. where he was sent to losers 0-2 by Komorikiri. In losers he defeated Gomamugitya, Umeki, and Nyanko 2-1 before being eliminated by 9B 0-2 and finishing in 7th place.
In October, he attended Smashfield weeklies #9 as a pre The Big House 5 touranment. At the weekly he defeated Ksev, MVD 2-1, and MJG 2-0 before losing to ESAM 2-3 in winners finals. In losers he defeated Abadango 3-1 and ESAM 3-1 in both sets of grand finals to win the tournament. At The Big House 5 itself he defeated JJROCKETS 2-0 to make it into Top 32. In Top 32 he lost to ANTi's Luigi 1-2 in winners eights and dropped to losers where he defeated Ryo 2-1 before losing to ZeRo 0-3 who was rampaging through the losers bracket to finish at 13th. 2 weeks later, at MLG World Finals 2015, he defeated Demitus to advance into the championship bracket winners side. In bracket he defeated False 3-1, and Mr. R 3-1 before he lost to ZeRo again 0-3 in winners semis. In losers he defeated TheReflexWonder 3-1 before being eliminated by Nairo 1-3, placing 4th overall. To finish out the month he won Canada Cup 2015 defeating Ray Kalm 2-1, San 2-1, SuperGirlKels 3-1, Yoh, 3-0 and HolyNightmare 3-2.
Ally finished out 2015 with a solid win at Smash INTENSIFIES 2 with a 3-1 win over HolyNightmare in winners and grand finals.
To start out 2016 Ally attended Dismantle 2 where he defeated Ned 2-0 before being upset by DKwill 1-2. In losers bracket he defeated Zinoto 2-0, Vinnie 2-0, and DKwill 2-1 before being eliminated by Nairo 1-3 in losers finals and finishing 3rd.
Right before GENESIS 3 Ally attended Wombo Wednesday #21 where he defeated Rom 2-0 before being sent to losers by Shaky 1-2. In losers bracket he defeated Kei 2-0, DSS 2-0, 9B 2-1, and Shaky 2-0 before losing to Ranai 0-2. GENESIS 3 was 2016's first major event. Ally made it to winners quarters in a dominant fashion, beating Xaltis 2-1, SlayerZ 2-0, and Shaky 3-0. He then lost to Ranai (Japan's best player at the time) 1-3 and Nairo 1-3 to end at 9th place. At Frosty Faustings VIII Ally defeated Ned 2-1, and JJROCKETS 3-0 to make grand finals winners side. However JJROCKETS reset the bracket 3-1 but Ally ultimately won the second set 3-0.
In February, Ally won Oh, Did I Win? 2 defeating LOE1 2-0, Zinoto 3-0 and V115 3-0 on his way to first place. Ally would then go on to win Frostbite taking out JJROCKETS 2-1, Ksev 2-1, Ned 3-0, and Zinoto 3-0. At Landlocked he defeated Darkshad 2-0, Tyroy 2-1 and NiTe 2-0 before being upset by Ryuga 1-3. In losers he defeated Demitus 3-1 before losing to Dabuz 0-3 ending his 3 tournament win streak at 4th place. To end out the month Ally went to Breakout 2 where he defeated Blacktwins 2-1, and LOE1 2-0 before losing to Zinoto 2-3 in winners finals. In losers he eliminated SETHsational 3-0 and reset the bracket against Zinoto 3-1 but lost the second set 1-3.
In March 2016, he attended the national tournament Shots Fired 2 where he defeated Dyr 2-0 top make top 32. In top 32 he lost to 9B 1-2 and dropped into losers. In losers he defeated Seibrik 2-0 and 6WX 3-2 before losing to ANTi 1-3 and finishing in 9th place. He then attended Midwest Mayhem defeating Sethlon 2-0, Shel 2-1, Greenbeast 2-0, Tyroy 3-2 and Mr. R 3-1 to make grand finals winners side. After a 0-3 bracket reset by Mr. R Ally won the tournament 3-1 in the second set. He would then enter OUTFOXX'D where he beat JJROCKETS 2-0 and Zinoto 3-0 before falling to Mr. R 1-3 in winners finals. After a 3-2 win over Zinoto in losers finals Ally was defeated by Mr. R 0-3 and finished in second place. Ally would later travel to Virginia for Pound 2016 where he defeated WaDi 2-0 and Catbug to make it into round 2 pools. In round 2 he defeated Zenyou 2-0 and Hyuga 2-0 to move onto top 16. In winners quarters he was defeated 0-3 by VoiD and sent to losers. In losers bracket he defeated ESAM 3-2, Larry Lurr 3-1, Tweek 3-1, Mr. R 3-2, and Marss 3-0 before losing to Abadango 0-3 in grand finals finishing second. At EGLX, after defeating San 3-0 he fell to Mew2King 2-3 in winners semis. In losers quarters he defeated Iceninja 3-0 SuperGirlKels 3-1, Mew2king 3-0 in the runback. He placed 2nd at that tournament, losing to Nairo 0-3 after resetting the bracket 3-0. At NEW FISH he defeated Dark Wizzy 2-0 to make top 8 in which he defeated Marss 2-0 before falling to Larry Lurr 1-3. In losers finals he defeated MVD 3-2 and was then eliminated by Larry Lurr 1-3 in their rematch.
At Get On My Level 2016, Ally placed 1st, going on a winners run beating Mr.E 3-2, ANTi 3-0, MKLeo 3-1, and Larry Lurr 3-1, and also became the second person to eliminate ZeRo after beating him in Grand Finals 3-2, managing to make a three game comeback. A week later, at MomoCon 2016 after beating Kodystri 2-0, he was upset by Wrath 0-2 in winners quarterfinals. He then made an impressive losers run, beating Fatality 2-0, VoiD 3-1, Mew2King 3-1, LordMix 3-2, and Wrath 3-1, but fell to Nairo 2-3 to finish at 2nd place.
In June 2016, he won Smash 'N' Splash 2 defeating JJROCKETS 2-0 before losing 1-3 to Ned in winners semis. In losers he beat Mew2King 3-1, Zinoto 3-1, Ned 3-2, and ZeRo again by winning both sets of grand finals 3-1. After that he won Breakout 3 defeating Zinoto 2-0, Regralht 2-0, Blacktwins 2-0, Rayquaza07 2-1, Seagull Joe 3-0 and Rayquaza07 again 3-1 but not before he reset the bracket on Ally 3-0. At CEO 2016 he was upset 0-2 by Blue Beast. In losers he defeated PewPewU 2-0, Player-3 2-0, and Blue Beast 2-0 to make top 64 losers side. In top 64 hes eliminated by Zenyou 1-2 achieving an all time low of 49th place. At Midwest Mayhem 4 he defeated JJROCKETS 2-0 to make top 8 winners side. In winners semis he lost to 6WX 2-3 and sent to losers where he defeated Zinoto 3-1 and Pink Fresh 3-1 before losing to Hyuga 1-3 and finishing in 3rd place.
At EVO 2016, he took the tournament after defeating Jtails, Zephyr, 2-0, Angel Cortes, NAKAT 2-1, Dyr 2-0, Dabuz 2-0, Abadango 2-1 in winners semis and Kamemushi 3-0 and 3-1 in winners finals and grand finals respectively. At Clutch City Clash, he was sent to losers by Samsora 0-2. In losers bracket he defeated Muse 2-1, Illusion 2-0, 6WX 2-0, ScAtt 3-0, CaptainZack 3-1, and Trevonte 3-0 before being eliminated by Samsora 2-3 and placing 3rd.
Super Smash Con 2016 was the summer's last major event. There, Ally defeated ADHD 2-0 and Seagull Joe 2-1 before losing to 6WX 1-2 in phase 2 pools. He made it to top 8 through the losers bracket by beating Frozen 3-1, ZeRo for the 4th time that year (3-1) and MVD 3-1. He then beat Abadango 3-1 but eventually lost to VoiD 1-3 to finish at 5th.
He later travelled to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the eGames Showcase 2016, where he rampaged through the winners bracket uncontested, beating Wabz, Larry Lurr and MKLeo without dropping a game. In grand finals he faced off again against Larry Lurr and narrowly avoided the bracket reset, beating him 3-2.
On August 18th, 2016, Ally was signed on by Cloud 9 as their second Smash player after Mang0. Later that month, at Endgame, he defeated Darkshad 2-1 and Mr. E 2-1 before losing to Mew2King 1-3 in winners semis. He then beat Ned 3-2 and Zinoto 3-0 but lost to ZeRo for the first time that year (1-3) and placed 3rd. At Breakout 5 he defeated smasher1001 2-1, Ksev 3-0, SETHsational 3-0 and Ryuga 3-0 to win the tournament. At Zero Fox Given he beat Darkshad 2-1 before losing to Ryuga 1-3 in winners semis. In losers he defeats Tyroy 3-1, JJROCKETS 3-0, Ryuga 3-1 and Zinoto 3-2 before losing to Zinoto 2-3 in the second set of grand finals. At 2GGT: Abadango Saga, he defeated SS 2-0, and Xzax 3-0 before losing to Komorikiri 2-3 in a very close set. After beating Captain Zack 3-1, Elegant 3-0, and Rich Brown 3-1, his run was cut short when Larry Lurr beat him 0-3. Ally placed 4th at that tournament.
At The Big House 6, he defeated James 2-1 before he was upset in phase 2 pools by WaDi, an up-and-coming Mewtwo main from MD/VA. He beat Pink Fresh 2-0 but then felt ill and decided to drop out from the tournament, ending his run at 25th place.
At Canada Cup 2016 Ally defeated NinjaLink 2-0, DarkAura 2-1, and Javi (Smash 4) 3-0 to make it to winners finals which would mark Ally's third encounter with MKLeo in tournament. They met in winners finals, where Ally had the upper hand, but in grand finals, Leo reset the bracket and won the event. All 3 sets went to Game 5 and were very close.
At UGC Smash Open Ally lost 2-3 to iStudying in winners finals of their pool. He then proceeded to make a loser's bracket run beating Tyroy 3-1, Pink Fresh 3-1, and Kameme 3-1 before falling to Nairo 1-3 and ending his run at 9th place. One week later at Showdown: Battle Royale Ally defeated IcyMist 3-1, and Dyr 3-1 en route to top 8. In winners semis he fell to Mr. R 2-3, in losers he eliminated Zinoto 3-1, and Dyr 3-1 before being eliminated by Mr. R 2-3 ultimately finishing in 3rd.
At 2GGT: ZeRo Saga Ally defeated Dyr 3-0 to make it out of pools. In winners bracket he defeated Tyrant 3-1, and ZeRo 3-2 before falling to Larry Lurr 1-3 and in losers bracket he was eliminated by MKLeo 1-3 finishing at 5th place.
At Midwest Mayhem 6: SoCal Invasion, Ally was defeated by Tyroy 2-3 in winners bracket. In losers, he defeated Ned 3-2, and Zenyou 3-1 to make top 8. In top 8, he was defeated by James 2-3 and finished at 7th place.
At GENESIS 4, Ally solidly cruised through winners, with his only close sets being with Regi and Locus in which he clutched both 2-1. He continued through winners defeating Rich Brown 3-0, VoiD 3-1, and Abadango 3-0 until he lost to MKLeo 1-3 in winners finals. After narrowly defeating ZeRo 3-2 with ZeRo using Cloud, he narrowly lost to MKLeo again 2-3 in grand finals, placing 2nd. To finish out the month Ally won Frosty Faustings IX, defeating JJROCKETS 3-0, Dyr 3-2, and Ned 3-1 on his way to victory.
In February 2017 Ally attended Midwest Mayhem 7: Mexico Invasion where he defeated Mystearica 3-0 before falling to Tyroy 1-3 in winners quarters. In losers he defeated Ozone 3-1 and Regi 3-0 before being eliminated 2-3 by Javi (Smash 4) and finishing in 5th place. Ally was then invited to Niconico Tokaigi 2017, where he defeated 9B 2-0 before falling to Nairo 0-2 and Dabuz 1-2. He ultimately finished 9th at the event. At Frostbite 2017, Ally was upset by Komota's Kirby 1-2 in his pool, but still managed to qualify for top 48 losers. After beating Ranai and MVD 3-1 each, KEN 3-2, Kirihara and Kameme 3-1 each, he lost to Shuton 1-3 at the beginning of losers top 8, placing 7th.
In March of 2017, Ally would attend Super Smash Geek 6, the Midwest Mayhem 8: North American Tour qualifier. He placed 1st, defeating HolyNightmare and double eliminating Blacktwins. Travelling to Arizona, Ally attended Rise 2017, placing 1st, defeating Saiki, Luhtie, ANTi, and Elegant. It would serve as a precursor for the following weekend, when he attended 2GGC: Civil War. After defeating Vinnie 2-0 to make it out of pools in top 96 winners, Ally lost to Locus 1-3. He then defeated Zenyou 3-0 before losing to ESAM 1-3 at the beginning of top 32 losers, placing 25th.
In April, Ally first won Welcome to the Oven defeating Blacktwins 3-1 in both winners and grand finals.
At Midwest Mayhem 8, Ally solidly made top 8 winners after defeating Ksev 2-0, Shel 3-1, and JK 3-1. In top 8, he beat Locus 3-1 but lost to Zinoto 0-3 in winners finals. He was eliminated by ZeRo 1-3 in losers finals, placing 3rd.
At DreamHack Austin 2017, Ally defeated everyone he faced in pools 2-0. Then in top 32 winners, he defeated Karna and Captain Zack 3-1 each to make top 8 winners side. In top 8, he defeated ZeRo 3-1 in winners semis but lost to MKLeo 1-3 in winners finals. He then lost to ZeRo in a rematch 2-3 in losers finals, placing 3rd.
At 2GGC: Greninja Saga, Ally solidly won the event, defeating Tyrant 2-0, Edge 3-0, Komorikiri 3-1, falln 3-0, and Larry Lurr 3-0 and 3-1 in winners finals and grand finals respectively, qualifying for the 2GG Championship in December.
At MomoCon 2017, Ally made it out of pools in top 48 winners side. After defeating Wrath 3-2 though, he lost to Kameme 1-3 in winners quarters. After qualifying for losers top 8 by defeating Komorikiri 3-0, he lost to VoiD 1-3, placing 7th.
At Smash 'N' Splash 3, Ally easily made top 8 winners, defeating Blacktwins and Mr.E 3-0 each. He then defeated Mr. R 3-2 in winners semis and ZeRo 3-0 in winners finals. However, in grand finals, Ally lost to ZeRo 1-3 and 2-3, placing 2nd, which ended his streak of winning Smash 'N' Splash tournaments.
Ally would again place outside top 8 at 2GGC: SCR Saga, losing to MkLeo 0-3 in winners and CaptainZack 1-3 in losers, placing 9th. However, he made a resurgence at Shine 2017. Though he lost to MkLeo 1-3 in winners quarters (notably counterpicking Diddy Kong game 2), he entered top 8 losers side after defeating Mistake 3-2. He defeated Komorikiri 3-0, but lost to Salem 1-3 (again counterpicking Diddy Kong game 4) in losers quarters, placing 5th.
Ally was invited to PAX Arena at PAX West 2017, where he defeated everyone in his round robin pool 2-1 except ZeRo whom he lost to 1-2, to be seeded in winners quarters of the final bracket. After defeating ANTi 3-0, he lost to Nairo 2-3 in winners semis and Salem 2-3 in losers semis, placing 4th.
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