Smasher:GimR

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GimR
GimR
Ultimate mains Mr. Game & Watch, Ice Climbers
Other Ultimate
character
Palutena
SSB4 main Mr. Game & Watch
Other SSB4
characters
Falco, Ryu, Jigglypuff
Brawl mains Mr. Game & Watch, Falco
Other Brawl
character
Ice Climbers
Melee mains Falco, Marth, Mr. Game & Watch
Other Melee
character
Captain Falcon
Project M mains Marth, Falco, Mr. Game & Watch
Other Project M
characters
Captain Falcon, Ganondorf, Kirby
Sponsor(s) VGBootCamp
Skill Super Smash Bros. Melee Semi-professional
Super Smash Bros. Brawl Professional
Super Smash Bros. 4 Professional
PM Icon.png Professional
Additional info
Real name Calvin Lofton
Birth date (age 30)
Location Laurel, Maryland United States

GimR is a tournament organizer and smasher from Laurel, Maryland who plays Mr Game & Watch in Project M, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. GimR was formerly ranked 8th on the MD/VA Project M Power Rankings and 15th on the MD/VA/DE Smash 4 Power Rankings.

GimR is president of VGBootCamp, the largest streaming company across all Smash titles, which he founded with his brother, Aposl in early 2009.[1] On September 2nd, 2014, GimR purchased Xanadu Games, where VGBootCamp hosts the Smash @ Xanadu tournament series.[2] It has since been dubbed: the "VGBC headquarters".

Tag origin[edit]

GimR's tag is an acronym for "God is my Rock".

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Revival of Melee 5 November 17th-18th, 2012 80th
Apex 2013 January 11th-13th, 2013 129th
Bar Wars October 26th, 2013 17th
McSmashter 3 January 11th-12th, 2014 13th
Zenith 2014 August 2nd-3rd, 2014 49th
Paragon Orlando 2015 January 17th-18th, 2015 49th
Xanadu Arcadian May 16th, 2015 33rd
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 513th
Smash Factor 6 August 4th-6th, 2017 49th
S@X 246 April 18th, 2018 17th

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Clash of the Titans IV February 7th-8th, 2009 49th
Pound 4 January 16th-18th, 2010 49th 49th HAT
MLG Columbus 2010 June 4th-6th, 2010 65th 17th Logic
Omni Presents: Xanadu Games July 17th, 2010 17th 9th Stingers
KTAR 3 September 25th, 2010 9th
Baltimore Brawl November 27th, 2010 7th 5th Candy
Adventures of the Prima Vista December 11th, 2010 13th 4th Coney
KTAR 4 January 5th, 2011 17th 9th Coney
Pound V February 19th-21st, 2011 33rd
KTAR 5 May 21st, 2011 33rd
GENESIS 2 July 15th-17th, 2011 25th 13th Mekos
KTAR 6 August 14th, 2011 33rd 13th NEO
School is in Session 6 September 3rd-4th, 2011 13th 3rd Shugo

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
The Big House 2 October 6th-7th, 2012 17th
Xanadu: Emerald Edition May 4th, 2013 7th
McSmashter 3 January 11th-12th, 2014 5th
Project M Showdown 3.02 May 17th, 2014 9th Chibo
Zenith 2014 August 2nd-3rd, 2014 25th
Project M Showdown 7 April 21st, 2018 33rd

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
S@X 65 October 7th, 2014 7th

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
S@X 72 November 25th, 2014 17th
S@X 73 December 2nd, 2014 17th
S@X 76 December 23rd, 2014 33rd
S@X 78 January 6th, 2015 33rd
S@X 79 January 13th, 2015 17th
Paragon Orlando 2015 January 17th-18th, 2015 17th
S@X 80 January 20th, 2015 5th
S@X 83 February 10th, 2015 7th
S@X 85 February 24th, 2015 7th
S@X 88 March 10th, 2015 5th
S@X March 2015 Monthly March 14th, 2015 5th
S@X 90 March 24th, 2015 3rd
S@X 91 March 31st, 2015 7th
S@X 92 April 7th, 2015 7th
S@X April 2015 Monthly April 11th, 2015 9th
S@X 93 April 14th, 2015 4th
S@X 94 April 21st, 2015 5th
S@X 96 May 5th, 2015 5th
S@X 97 May 12th, 2015 5th
S@X 98 May 19th, 2015 5th
S@X 99 May 26th, 2015 5th
S@X 100 June 2nd, 2015 7th
S@X 101 June 9th, 2015 7th
S@X 102 June 16th, 2015 17th
FC Smash 15XR: Return July 4th-5th, 2015 1st Wizzrobe
S@X 105 July 7th, 2015 5th
S@X 106 July 14th, 2015 17th
EVO 2015 July 17th-19th, 2015 65th
S@X 107 July 21st, 2015 9th
S@X 108 July 28th, 2015 5th
S@X 109 August 4th, 2015 9th
Super Smash Con 2015 August 6th-9th, 2015 33rd
S@X 110 August 11th, 2015 9th
S@X 111 August 18th, 2015 7th
S@X 112 August 25th, 2015 9th
PAX Prime 2015 August 28th-30th, 2015 13th
Paragon Los Angeles 2015 September 5th-6th, 2015 49th
S@X September 2015 Monthly September 12th, 2015 9th 1st Pink Fresh
Smash the Record 2015 October 23rd-26th, 2015 17th
Tipped Off 11 November 7th-8th, 2015 193rd
S@X 124 November 17th, 2015 9th
S@X 125 November 24th, 2015 33rd
S@X 129 December 22nd, 2015 7th
S@X 130 December 29th, 2015 9th
S@X 131 January 5th, 2016 17th
S@X 132 January 12th, 2016 17th
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 129th 97th Logic
S@X 133 January 19th, 2016 9th
S@X 135 February 2nd, 2016 17th
S@X 136 February 9th, 2016 13th
S@X 139 March 1st, 2016 33rd
S@X 140 March 8th, 2016 33rd
S@X 143 March 29th, 2016 33rd
S@X 148 May 3rd, 2016 13th
LVL UP EXPO 2016 May 14th-15th, 2016 33rd
CEO 2016 June 24th-26th, 2016 97th
Glitch 2 September 24th-25th, 2016 25th
S@X 174 November 1st, 2016 49th
S@X 187 January 31st, 2017 9th
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 129th 65th DSS
Dubai x VG Bootcamp March 31st-April 1st, 2017 13th 7th Sultoon
Smash Factor 6 August 4th-6th, 2017 65th
Smash the Record 2017 September 14th-17th, 2017 5th
S@X 246 April 17th, 2018 33rd
Glitch 4 April 28th, 2018 65th
Defend The Capitol 1 May 26th, 2018 19th

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Launch December 8th, 2018 9th
S@X 280 December 11th, 2018 7th
The Grind 55 December 14th, 2018 9th
S@X 281 December 18th, 2018 33rd
S@X 284 January 8th, 2019 65th
Glitch 6 January 19th-20th, 2019 129th
S@X 286 January 22nd, 2019 25th
GENESIS 6 February 1st-3rd, 2019 257th
S@X 288 February 5th, 2019 9th
S@X 290 February 19th, 2019 33rd
Leffen's Polar Plunge February 17th, 2019 25th
S@X 292 March 5th, 2019 33rd
S@X 293 March 12th, 2019 17th
S@X 294 March 19th, 2019 65th
S@X 295 March 26th, 2019 33rd
Pound 2019 April 19th-21st, 2019 129th
S@X 300 April 30th, 2019 65th
Thunder Smash May 5th, 2019 13th
S@X 302 May 14th, 2019 33rd
S@X 303 May 21st, 2019 25th
S@X 315 August 13th, 2019 49th
The Grind 91 September 6th, 2019 25th
The Grind 100 November 8th, 2019 33rd

Trivia[edit]

  • GimR was commonly mistaken to operate GRsmash's YouTube channel, though this was declared false by GRSmash.[3]
  • GimR is victim of a meme, where he is blamed for killing Project M.
  • GimR is associated with the phrase and meme "The GimZ always WinZ", due to his upsets among certain players, such as Silent Wolf at Smash the Record 2015.

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