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For the Ultimate Zelda player, see Smasher:JJ.
Ultimate main Diddy Kong
Other Ultimate
Joker, Bayonetta, Inkling
SSB4 main Diddy Kong
Other SSB4
Bayonetta, Pikachu, Robin
Brawl main Diddy Kong
Sponsor(s) RarelyParagonGaming
Former crews Galloping Ghost Arcade
Skill Super Smash Bros. 4 Top level
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate High level
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 Midwest Smash 4 Power Rankings: 5th
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate South Korean Smash Ultimate Power Rankings: 4th
Additional info
Real name Benjamin Rowe
Birth date (age 30)
Location Chicago, Illinois USA

JJROCKETS is a top Smash 4 Diddy Kong main from Chicago, Illinois, formerly living in South Korea. On top of currently being considered by many as Chicago's best Diddy Kong player, he has placed 25th at MLG World Finals 2015, 33rd at CEO 2015 and The Big House 5, 13th at Shine 2016, and 5th at E2C20. JJ has wins over Ally, komorikiri, tamim, Zinoto, JK, Hyuga, Rich Brown, MVD, iStudying, and more. He has also represented the Midwest in a crew battle against MD/VA at The Big House 5 and did the same against other regions at GENESIS 3 along with Zinoto, MJG, Ryuga, and Ally. He has previously been ranked 2nd on the Chicago Smash 4 Power Rankings and 5th on the Midwest Smash 4 Power Rankings.

He is currently ranked 4th on the South Korean Smash Ultimate Power Rankings.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Apex 2013 January 11th-13th, 2013 ? 49th Sago
Apex 2014 January 17th-19th, 2014 ? 49th Zeton

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Combo Breaker 2015 May 22nd-24th, 2015 4th 3rd Mr. Doom
Smash 'N' Splash June 13th-14th, 2015 9th 9th Demitus
CEO 2015 June 26th-28th, 2015 33rd ? CaptainZack
The Big House 5 October 2nd-4th, 2015 33rd 17th Demitus
MLG World Finals 2015 October 16th-18th, 2015 25th 13th Demitus
Kings of the North 4 November 21st-22nd, 2015 5th 2nd Demitus
E2C20 November 28th, 2015 5th 2nd Dan
Dismantle 2 January 2nd-3rd, 2016 17th 4th Dan
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 97th 65th Dan
Frosty Faustings VIII January 22nd-23rd, 2016 2nd
Frostbite February 13th, 2016 9th 9th Demitus
Landlocked February 20th, 2016 17th 5th Demitus
Midwest Mayhem March 19th, 2016 9th 5th Demitus
Poplar Creek Bowl Weekly #41 March 22nd, 2016 5th 3rd Di King
OUTFOXX'D March 26th, 2016 9th 5th Demitus
Midwest Mayhem 2 April 30th, 2016 5th 9th Demitus
Arch Rivals May 7th, 2016 2nd 2nd StarbasedFruit
Deluge May 14th, 2016 5th 4th Demitus
Get On My Level 2016 May 20th-22nd, 2016 25th 5th Oblivion
Combo Breaker 2016 May 27th-29th, 2016 3rd 5th Demitus
Midwest Mayhem 3 June 4th, 2016 9th 5th StarbasedFruit
Smash 'N' Splash 2 June 11th-12th, 2016 7th 5th Demitus
CEO 2016 June 24th-26th, 2016 49th 9th StarbasedFruit
Midwest Mayhem 4 July 9th-10th, 2016 9th 5th StarbasedFruit
EVO 2016 July 15th-17th, 2016 129th
Nexus July 23rd-24th, 2016 3rd 4th EcneBanjo
Revelation 2016 July 30th-31st, 2016 4th 4th Bozzy
Super Smash Con 2016 August 11th-14th, 2016 49th 33rd Winks
Endgame August 20th-21st, 2016 9th 17th StarbasedFruit
Shine 2016 August 26th-28th, 2016 13th 5th StarBasedFruit
Show Me Your Moves 17 September 3rd, 2016 17th 9th Demitus
Friday Night Smash Delight #17 September 23rd, 2016 2nd 5th StarBasedFruit
The Proving Ground September 24th, 2016 3rd 2nd Ksev
Little Big House 2 October 6th, 2016 7th
The Big House 6 October 7th-9th, 2016 33rd 25th Karna
Ignition #52 October 12th, 2016 2nd
PCB#69 October 13th, 2016 4th 4th Demitus
Ignition #54 October 27th, 2016 3rd
BOPME 15 October 29th, 2016 1st 1st Mystearica
UGC Online Open November 1st-10th, 2016 49th (DQ'ed)
Ignition #55 November 2nd, 2016 3rd
Midwest Mayhem 5 November 5th, 2016 5th 2nd LOE1
eXposed November 12th, 2016 1st 1st Mystearica
Kings of the North V November 19th-20th, 2016 2nd 1st ESAM
DigitalDive Weekly #15 November 26th, 2016 1st
Ignition #59 November 30th, 2016 9th
Poplar Creek Bowl Weekly #76 December 1st, 2016 5th
UGC Smash Open December 2nd-4th, 2016 25th 17th Mystearica
Ignition #60 December 7th, 2016 4th
Poplar Creek Bowl Weekly #77 December 8th, 2016 3rd
Showdown: Battle Royale December 10th-11th, 2016 17th 7th Demitus
2GGT: ZeRo Saga December 16th-18th, 2016 33rd 9th Dath
Ignition #64 January 4th, 2017 3rd
Poplar Creek Bowl Weekly #81 January 5th, 2017 7th 5th StarbasedFruit
Midwest Mayhem 6: SoCal Invasion January 7th, 2017 33rd 5th StarbasedFruit
Frosty Faustings IX January 27th-28th, 2017 5th 1st StarbasedFruit
Midwest Mayhem 7: Mexico Invasion February 4th, 2017 13th 13th StarbasedFruit
Frostbite 2017 February 25th-26th, 2017 65th 17th StarbasedFruit
PG Key to 2GGC: Civil War March 5th-8th, 2017 7th
BSG Presents: Barrel Bash II March 11th, 2017 3rd 7th Winks
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 129th 25th Sonido
Mega Smash Mondays 91 March 27th, 2017 9th
Midwest Mayhem 8: North American Tour April 8th, 2017 5th 7th StarbasedFruit
CEO Dreamland April 14th-16th, 2017 25th 17th Rich Brown
Naifu Wars: World War 1 May 5th, 2017 25th
Ignition #82 May 10th, 2017 3rd
Bourbon State Gaming: Barrel Roll May 13th, 2017 1st 1st Zguh
Ignition #83 May 17th, 2017 2nd
Backthrow Thursdays #12 May 25th, 2017 5th 3rd DJ Jack
Combo Breaker 2017 May 26th-28th, 2017 9th 2nd StarbasedFruit
Smash 'N' Splash 3 June 2nd-4th, 2017 13th 5th StarbasedFruit
Backthrow Thursdays #16 June 29th, 2017 4th 2nd StarbasedFruit
Midwest Mayhem 9: Old vs New July 1st, 2017 17th 3rd Dan
EVO 2017 July 14th-16th, 2017 65th
Randall City July 22nd-23rd, 2017 2nd 7th Exodia
Bourbon State Gaming: Old Fashioned August 5th, 2017 2nd 2nd StarbasedFruit
Super Smash Con 2017 August 10th-13th, 2017 25th 25th Jimmy
Showdown: Battle Royale 2 September 23rd-24th, 2017 13th 17th Sells
GameTyrant Expo 2017 September 29th-October 1st, 2017 33rd 25th Sells
Port Priority 2: Midwest Invasion November 11th, 2017 5th 2nd Nom
Naifu Wars: World War 3 November 18th, 2017 17th
Midwest Mayhem 10 November 25th, 2017 17th 4th Mr.R
The Winter Theatre December 23rd, 2017 3rd 1st tyroy
Frosty Faustings X January 19th-20th, 2018 3rd 1st Kwaz
EVO Japan 2018 January 26th-28th, 2018 97th
Smash 'N' Splash 4 June 1st-3rd, 2018 33rd 33rd EarlofM

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Sumabato SP 2 February 2nd, 2019 97th
Seoul Smash #2 March, 9th 2019 1st
Smash Dynasty 6 March 31st, 2019 3rd
OKAY:2019 May 4th, 2019 1st
Blackout #1 May 25th, 2019 2nd 2nd Triolade
Gamebookr's Mid-Year Smash Tournament June 15th, 2019 1st
XGT 2019 July July 20th, 2019 2nd
Midwest Arena 2: Doubles Masters August 17th, 2019 25th
Uprising 2019 August 31st-September 1st, 2019 9th 3rd Tanark
REV Major 2019 September 28th-29th, 2019 1st
Pearl One November 2nd-3rd, 2019 7th 2nd XIFL
Seoul Smash 11 November 29th-30th, 2019 4th
Fist Bump International January 11th-12th, 2020 9th 2nd Tanark

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Apex 2014 January 17th-19th, 2014 129th


  • Outside of Smash, JJROCKETS is also an English teacher.

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