Smasher:Ben Gold

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Ben Gold "Mr. L"
Ben Gold
Ultimate main King K. Rool
Other Ultimate
characters
Bowser, Snake, Cloud, Wolf
SSB4 main Cloud
Other SSB4
characters
Duck Hunt, Mario, Ike, Robin
Melee main Samus
Sponsor(s) Kanga Esports
Crew(s) 411
Skill Super Smash Bros. Melee Professional
Super Smash Bros. 4 Professional
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top professional
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 Queensland #2
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Australian Power Rankings: 7th
Additional info
Real name Ben F. Gold
Location Brisbane, Queensland Australia

Ben Gold, formerly known as Mr. L, is an Australian Super Smash Bros. Ultimate King K. Rool player with strong Bowser, Wolf,Snake, and Cloud secondaries who is considered to be the best King K. Rool player in the world, placing well in numerous tournaments, including a 1st place victory at Battle Arena Melbourne 11 and a Top 8 finish at Phantom 2019. He is currently ranked 7th on the Australian Power Rankings and has notable wins over many top players such as kameme, Extra, Luco, Tru4, adom, and Jdizzle.

In Smash 4, Ben Gold primarily mained Cloud both in singles and doubles. Currently ranked 2nd on the Queensland Power Rankings. He has notable wins over Max Ketchum and Luco. Additionally, Ben Gold has top 32 placings at Australian majors Expand Gong 2, Battle Arena Melbourne 9, and OHN15 as well as Mega Smash Mondays 124.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Phantom 2019 March 2nd-3rd, 2019 49th
Expand Gong 4 April 5th-7th, 2019 4th
Battle Arena Melbourne 11 May 17th-19th, 2019 65th
BigWinChampionship 2 July 6th-7th, 2019 9th
CouchWarriors Crossup 2 December 14th, 2019 17th 1st Sora
Couchwarriors QLD February Ranking Battle 2020 February 1st, 2020 7th

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
BigWinChampionship 2 July 6th-7th, 2019 7th

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Expand Gong 2 March 31st - April 2nd, 2017 17th 13th BORK
Battle Arena Melbourne 9 May 12-14th, 2017 25th 13th Sable
OHN15 September 15-17th, 2017 17th 7th Saber
Mega Smash Mondays 124 December 4th, 2017 25th
Expand Gong 3 April 6th - April 8th, 2018 9th 9th SadHour
Battle Arena Melbourne 10 May 18th-20th, 2018 25th 17th SadHour

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Phantom 2019 March 2nd-3rd, 2019 5th 33rd Lucijutsu
Expand Gong 4 April 5th-7th, 2019 33rd 5th SadHour
Battle Arena Melbourne 11 May 17th-19th, 2019 1st 3rd Day
BigWinChampionship 2 July 6th-7th, 2019 9th 17th Little Z
Sunny Side Up August 10th, 2019 13th 25th Sweens
Thunder Smash 3: Clash of the Pandas October 12th-13th, 2019 17th
2GG: Nightmare on Smashville October 20th, 2019 25th 9th Tropical
Mega Smash Monday 212 October 21st, 2019 25th
2GG: Kickoff - Kongo Saga December 6th, 2019 33rd
2GG: Kongo Saga December 7th-8th, 2019 97th
Mega Smash Mondays 219 December 9th, 2019 17th
CouchWarriors Crossup 2 December 14th, 2019 17th 5th SadHour
META SHIFT February 14th-16th, 2020 7th 1st SadHour
Phantom 2020 March 7th-8th, 2020 17th 13th Sweens

Trivia[edit]

  • As part of an Australia Zoo conservation and tracking program, a wild crocodile has been named after Ben Gold, thanks to a successful community fundraising organized to celebrate his victory at Battle Arena Melbourne 11 using only King K. Rool.[1]

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

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