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This article is about the Minnesota player. For the Oklahoma player, see Smasher:ben (Oklahoma).
Character info
Melee main Sheik
Other Melee characters Luigi, Marth
Project M main Sheik
Team info
Sponsor(s) Impulse Esports
Rankings and results info
Most recent ranking Super Smash Bros. Melee SSBMRank 2023: 30th
Personal info
Real name Benjamin Strandmark
Location Minnesota United States

Ben is the top solo Sheik main in Minnesota, using Marth as a secondary. Having started playing competitively in August 2015, he first appeared on the Minnesota Power Rankings in September 2017 as an honorable mention.

Ben is currently ranked 1st on the Minnesota Melee Power Rankings and 30th on the SSBMRank 2023. He has notable offline wins on Wizzrobe, AbsentPage, Polish, Zamu, and Drephen; in addition, he has wins in online tournaments over notable players such as S2J, Hungrybox, Ginger, and n0ne.

He was picked up by Impulse Esports on December 10th, 2020.[1]

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Smash 'N' Splash 4 June 1st-3rd, 2018 65th
The Goat 7 January 27th, 2019 1st
Roll Toms I February 2nd, 2019 1st
Be Mine? February 16th, 2019 2nd
Roll Toms II March 2nd, 2019 1st
The Goat 8 March 24th, 2019 2nd
The Goat 9 April 20th, 2019 2nd
The Goat 10 May 18th, 2019 1st
Smash 'N' Splash 5 May 31st-June 2nd, 2019 49th
PMML 1 June 15th, 2019 4th
PMML 2 July 6th, 2019 3rd
The Goat 11 July 13th, 2019 1st
Paradigm Shift 2019 July 20th-21st, 2019 9th
The Goat 12 August 24th, 2019 2nd
PMML 3 August 31st, 2019 2nd
The Goat 13 September 28th 2019 2nd
PMML 4 October 12th, 2019 1st
The Goat 14 November 16th, 2019 2nd
House of Paign 22 November 2nd, 2019 9th
Smash Melee x Left Click Lounge 1/10 January 10th, 2020 2nd
Smash Melee x Left Click Lounge 1/24 January 24th, 2020 3rd
Clear a New Path! January 26th, 2020 2nd 3rd Golden
Smash Melee x Left Click Lounge 1/31 January 31st, 2020 2nd
ABAP's Ladder 2/7 February 7th, 2020 2nd 3rd Spaghetti
PMML 7 February 8th, 2020 2nd
Minnesota Smash Summit February 29th-March 1st, 2020 1st
ABAP's Ladder 3/6 March 6th, 2020 3rd 2nd jayson
Pound Online Online April 24th, 2020 17th
Rona Rumble MW Online May 23rd, 2020 4th
Rona Rumble MW II Online May 31st, 2020 7th
Minneapolis Charity Netplay Event:East Coast Edition Online June 1st, 2020 7th
Rona Rumble MW: III Online June 7th, 2020 3rd
Untitled EC #13 Online June 9th, 2020 2nd
Rona Rumble MW: IV Online June 14th, 2020 2nd
Rona Rumble MW: V Online June 21st, 2020 5th
East Coast Fridays #116 Online June 26th, 2020 2nd
Rona Rumble: LACS Qualifier #1 Online July 11th, 2020 65th
Rona Rumble: LACS Qualifier #2 Online July 12th, 2020 49th
GOML Online Online July 18th, 2020 17th
Garbage Connection #19 Online July 22nd, 2020 7th
East Coast Fridays #120 Online July 24th, 2020 2nd
LRA Start #5 Online August 5th, 2020 1st
Garbage Connection #23 Online August 19th, 2020 2nd
Garbage Connection #25 Online August 29th, 2020 3rd
Garbage Connection #26 Online September 2nd, 2020 5th
Garbage Connection #27 Online September 5th, 2020 1st
Garbage Connection #28 Online September 9th, 2020 2nd
Polarity Smackdown #293 Online September 14th, 2020 3rd
Frame Perfect Series 2 Online September 18th, 2020 7th
Garbage Connection #30 Online September 23rd, 2020 1st
THE CLG MIXUP Online September 26th, 2020 17th
East Park Rollback 2 Online September 27th, 2020 3rd
Frame Perfect Series 3: ONLINE Online November 7th, 2020 9th
Ludwig Ahgren Championship Series 3 Online December 19th-20th, 2020 25th
Frame Perfect Series 4: ONLINE Online January 16th, 2021 13th
Galint Melee Open: Spring Edition Online March 19th-21st, 2021 9th
The Allston Melee Bender Online April 3rd-4th, 2021 3rd
Frame Perfect Series 5: ONLINEOnline April 15th-18th, 2021 3rd
LG Ginger's Pot O' Gold: May Online May 16th, 2021 17th
Netplay for Palestine Online May 21st, 2021 9th
Pound 2021 Online: Melee EditionOnline June 26th-27th, 2021 17th
Frame Perfect Series 6: ONLINEOnline July 3rd, 2021 4th
Hold That L 6 August 14th, 2021 2nd
Riptide September 10th-12th, 2021 9th
SWT: NA East Melee Regional Finals October 30th-31st, 2021 9th
Smash World Tour 2021 Championships December 17th-19th, 2021 33rd
Taipan Smash Singles 40 Online January 10th, 2022 2nd
GENESIS 8 April 15th-17th, 2022 33rd 25th RanD
Hold That L #7 June 4th, 2022 1st
Get On My Level 2022 July 1st-3rd, 2022 13th 17th Preeminent
Double Down 2022 July 8th-10th, 2022 49th 13th Preeminent
Super Smash Con 2022 August 11th-14th, 2022 17th
Lost Tech City 2022 September 30th-October 2nd, 2022 17th 7th RanD
The Big House 10 October 7th-9th, 2022 17th
GENESIS 9 January 20th-22nd, 2023 33rd
BODIED 2: Another War Over Washtenaw February 25th, 2023 5th 4th RanD
Collision 2023 March 10th-12th, 2023 17th
Out of the Blue April 22nd, 2023 4th
Wisdom Melee May 6th, 2023 9th 5th RanD
Combo Breaker 2023 May 26th-28th, 2023 3rd
Invincible VII July 15th-16th, 2023 2nd / 146 3rd / 23 Wizzrobe
Get On My Level 2023 July 21st-23rd, 2023 17th / 764
Shine 2023 August 25th-27th, 2023 33rd / 683 7th / 158 Joshman
Riptide 2023 September 8th-10th, 2023 5th / 477 9th / 101 Slowking
Rise 'N Grind 2023 October 13th-15th, 2023 7th / 80
The Big House 11 October 20th-22nd, 2023 33rd / 1,011 33rd / 221 RanD
Santa Paws December 8th-10th, 2023 13th / 127 9th / 23 Eddy Mexico
GENESIS X February 16th-18th, 2024 25th / 1,544 15th / 305 RanD


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