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Ultimate mains Pyra, Mythra, Inkling
Retired Ultimate
SSB4 main Corrin
Other SSB4
Bayonetta, Rosalina, Captain Falcon
Sponsor(s) mCon
Former sponsor(s) GRIP
Skill Super Smash Bros. 4 High level
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Upper high level
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 European Smash 4 Power Rankings: 14th
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate UltRank 2022: 81st
OrionRank 2022: 70th
Additional info
Real name Alain Balemba
Birth date (age 23)
Location Hulst, Zeeland Netherlands

Space is a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Pyra, Mythra, and Inkling player from the Netherlands. He is considered one of the best active Inkling players in the world alongside Shirayuki and is also the best Pyra and Mythra player in Europe. He rose to prominence with his notable performance at Ultimate Fighting Arena 2019, where he sent both Glutonny and kameme to the Losers Bracket before losing to MkLeo in Winners Finals (taking one game off of him) and Glutonny in Losers Finals, finishing at 3rd place. He also took additional sets of players such as Jake, Mr.R, quiK, Fatality, Supahsemmie, and Oryon. He is currently ranked 2nd on the Dutch Ultimate Power Rankings, 7th on the OrionRank 2022 Europe, 6th on the European Ultimate Power Rankings, 81st on the UltRank 2022, and 70th on the OrionRank 2022.

In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Space was a Corrin main, considered one of the best Corrin mains in Europe alongside Ramses, a player who he frequently teams with. Space is ranked 7th on the Dutch Power Rankings and 14th on the European Smash 4 Power Rankings. He has taken sets off of players such as Glutonny, Meru, S1, wusi, Tatuman, and Supahsemmie.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Key to The PG HouseOnline September 8th-18th, 2016 5th
Naifu Wars: World War 2Online June 23rd, 2017 49th
Elysium July 15th, 2017 7th 7th Ramses
Final Stage 2017Online August 15th-17th, 2017 5th
Naifu Wars: Civil War 1Online September 15th, 2017 5th
Syndicate 2017 September 23rd-24th, 2017 17th 2nd Ramses
Fortuna November 25th, 2017 2nd 1st Ramses
Ys April 28th, 2018 5th 1st Ramses
Elysium II June 28th, 2018 3rd 4th Ramses
Fight Night Elysium Edition July 27th, 2018 1st
Smash Session: Final Encore November 17th, 2018 3rd 2nd Ramses

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
GGWP: Ultimate January 12th, 2019 1st 1st Ramses
Tech Republic IV March 1st-3rd, 2019 3rd 9th Azrael
Elysium: Yggdrasil March 9th, 2019 4th
Heroes of Dutch Comic Con Spring 2019 March 23rd-24th, 2019 1st 5th Jesse
Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2019 April 5th-7th, 2019 7th 2nd Patrino
DoKomi 2019 June 8th-9th, 2019 5th
The Ultimate Performance June 29th, 2019 1st
Albion 4 July 6th-7th, 2019 13th 13th Jesse
Pixelpokal Summer 2019 August 10th, 2019 1st
Lightning: Strikes Twice September 7th, 2019 9th 2nd Jesse
Ultimate Fighting Arena 2019 October 4th-6th, 2019 3rd
Smashwick 4 October 19th-20th, 2019 1st
Syndicate 2019 October 25th-27th, 2019 3rd
The Ultimate Performance 2 November 16th, 2019 2nd
Heroes of Dutch Comic Con Winter Edition November 23rd-24th, 2019 2nd
DreamHack Winter 2019 November 29th-December 2nd, 2019 3rd
Lightning: Volume 3 December 7th, 2019 7th
Valhalla III January 9th-13th, 2020 4th 4th Jesse
The Ultimate Performance 3 February 22nd, 2020 9th
FCW : Special Edition - European ScaleOnline July 18th-19th, 2020 13th
Bearded Beatdown September 6th, 2020 1st
Smash Contest: DoKomi 2020 September 26th-27th, 2020 3rd
EnvySnakes Crew Collab EditionOnline March 14th, 2021 25th
FCW x GlobalClan: Special Edition 2Online March 20th, 2021 33rd
Temple: Hermès Edition September 1st-5th, 2021 17th
AOMA Esports Unleashed October 31st, 2021 3rd
VCA 2021 November 20th-21st, 2021 5th
Glory 2.0 March 12th-13th, 2022 17th
Esports Game Arena: Fight Night-XL April 2nd, 2022 3rd
BOSS BATTLES: For Glory April 30th, 2022 7th
The Ultimate Performance 3.5 May 8th, 2022 1st
Esports Game Arena: Fight Night-XL 2 June 18th, 2022 2nd
E-Caribana June 19th, 2022 9th
COLOSSEL 2022 July 2nd-3rd, 2022 13th
Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2022 July 23rd-24th, 2022 7th
The Ultimate Performance 5 July 31st, 2022 3rd
Ultimate WANTED 4 August 25th-28th, 2022 9th
Only The Best IV September 10th-11th, 2022 2nd 3rd Weijie01
Luxembourg Gaming Xperience 2022 September 24th-25th, 2022 1st
VCA 2022 October 1st-2nd, 2022 7th 4th Shaneak
DreamHack Rotterdam 2022 October 14th-16th, 2022 9th 9th Ramses
Ultimate Fighting Arena 2022 November 11th-13th, 2022 7th
The Smashing Future January 7th, 2023 2nd
Shonen WAR 2 April 8th, 2023 9th
ICARUS 2023 June 3rd-4th, 2023 7th / 390
King Of Fields 95 3 June 24th-25th, 2023 5th / 512
Smash Contest: DoKomi 2023 June 30th-July 2nd, 2023 1st / 333
Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2023 July 14th-16th, 2023 4th / 60
Regen 2023 August 18th-20th, 2023 5th / 453 2nd / 84 Longo
Tera September 1st-3rd, 2023 17th / 1,348


  • Space was notorious for retweeting a lot of anime girl drawings on his Twitter, including in between top eights sets of major tournaments.
  • Space was one of the few pros playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with a Wii Remote and Nunchuk. He has since switched for a Pro Controller.
  • Space is also considered as a top European GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- player. He constantly places in top 8 of major online tournaments, and he notably got a reverse 3-0 over SonicFox in an Europe VS East Coast crew battle.

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