Smasher:PracticalTAS

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PracticalTAS
Melee main Falco
Sponsor(s) Panda
Additional info
Real name Andrew Nestico
Location Ontario Canada

PracticalTAS, sometimes referred to as simply PTAS, is a Canadian mathematician who is a prominent member of the competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate scene. He is a statistician and analyst for Panda's PGStats division and is responsible for the algorithms used in both the Melee Panda Global Rankings and the Panda Global Rankings Ultimate. He was previously an analyst for both SSBMRank and the Panda Global Rankings. PracticalTAS is also a member of the Universal Controller Fix team and the Melee Competition Committee.

PracticalTAS is also a prominent Super Smash Bros. YouTube content creator. For Melee, he primarily focuses on demonstrating tool-assisted gameplay, but has also published informative technical videos, world record progression videos, and tournament highlights. For Ultimate, he primarily focuses on informative videos.

Outside of Smash, PracticalTAS was also the "Rankings Expert" for the Dragon Ball FighterZ-focused Panda Global Rankings Z.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Canada Cup 2017 October 28th-30th, 2017 129th
EGLX 2018 March 9th-11th, 2018 129th
Get On My Level 2018 May 18th-20th, 2018 257th
Mango's Birthday Bash December 7th-8th, 2019 97th

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
EGLX 2018 March 9th-11th, 2018 33rd Maria745

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Ultimate EBS x Zen Gaming #33 August 13th, 2019 33rd
Mango's Birthday Bash December 7th-8th, 2019 33rd

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