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Ultimate main Bowser
Other Ultimate
Mii Swordfighter
SSB4 main Bowser
Other SSB4
Mega Man
Brawl main Snake
Melee main Ganondorf
SSB64 main Kirby
Former sponsor(s) Panda, Thunder Gaming, eUnited
Skill Super Smash Bros. 4 Upper mid level
Additional info
Real name Bassem Dahdouh
Location Las Vegas, Nevada United States

Bear is a tournament organizer & esports event manager from Beirut, Lebanon who is currently living in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bear is currently the Esports Manager of Esports Arena Las Vegas inside the Luxor on the Las Vegas Strip. He was the player manager for Panda, as well as the manager of their west coast operations. Bear was the Partnerships Manager for

Bear has been involved with the competitive Smash 4 scene since the game was first released as a demo for 3DS in September 2014. His tournament organization work ranges from small locals in Las Vegas to very large international events such as GENESIS 3 and EVO 2016.

He is responsible for creating the DVDA tournament series in 2014. DVDA removed the stigma that events in Las Vegas were only hosted by non-local tournament organizers, and helped gather and train Las Vegas smashers with the best on the west coast. Bear's grassroots efforts transformed the DVDA series from a small local tournament into a large regional (sometimes national) level tournament. Bear continues to support his local scene recently working with Esports Arena Las Vegas to bring numerous Super Smash Bros. events along with other esports games.

Bear graduated from UNLV with a Master of Public Administration, hence why his twitter handle is @BearUNLV[1].

Tournaments organized[edit]

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
DVDA 10 May 30th-31st, 2015 17th 5th Sonicmega
Smash the Record 2016 November 11th-13th, 2016 97th 33rd Alex Jebailey
UGC Smash Open December 2nd-4th, 2016 193rd
Final Round 20 March 10th-12th, 2017 65th 17th FullMetal

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Smash It Up December 14th, 2018 65th
Smash It Up 2 December 21st, 2018 65th
LVL Up Expo 2019 April 26th-28th, 2019 33rd
Combo Breaker 2019 May 24th-26th, 2019 49th
Smash 'N' Splash 5 May 31st-June 2nd, 2019 1281st
Alulu Weekly #4 May 28th, 2019 5th
CEO 2019 June 28th-30th, 2019 257th
PSG Classic 2019 July 31st-August 1st, 2019 33rd
Mainstage September 20th-22nd, 2019 65th
Thunder Smash 3: Clash of the Pandas October 12th-13th, 2019 33rd


  • In response to the GENESIS 6 seeding controversy, where European smashers were infamously compared to penguins, Bear wore a penguin onesie on the first day of GENESIS 6.
  • Bear is a ranked Mario Kart 8 Deluxe player and content creator. He is current ranked 3rd in Las Vegas for LAN tournaments.

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