Smasher:The King

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The King
Brawl main Marth
Melee main Jigglypuff
Former crews DBR
Skill Super Smash Bros. Melee Top professional (retired)
Additional info
Real name Daniel Hutchinson
Birth date (age 32)
Location Calgary, AB Canada

The King (or just "King") is a retired Jigglypuff player from Calgary, Alberta and the highest ranking member of the crew DBR. He was largely considered to be Canada's premiere Jigglypuff player during the peak of his career. Relatively unknown throughout the Smash scene participating in tournaments mainly only within the Alberta region, his breakout performance occurred at MLG Dallas '06, where through a string of upsets, he defeated Tink, Dope and Neo before falling to PC Chris and KoreanDJ, and then defeated FastLikeTree to clinch 5th place and earn his MLG Pro Status. In 2006 he lived in Northern California and was ranked 2nd on the NorCal Power Rankings.

Along with writing in-depth strategics on Jigglypuff's matchups and moveset potential on SmashBoards, which earned him his Smash Backroom membership, he has also produced two Jigglypuff combo videos with the help of Sidefx and DBR. Named after Jigglypuff's neutral special move Rollout, one of his combo videos has over twenty-one thousand views on YouTube since it was uploaded in 2006. It features mainly aerial techniques, but also shows some ground and throw moves.

Mango stated that the reason he decided to main Jigglypuff is because he was inspired from watching King's combo videos.

Results[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
MLG Dallas 2006 May 19th-20th, 2006 5th 17th
MLG Anaheim 2006 June 23rd-24th, 2006 9th 7th Mew2King
MLG Chicago 2006 July 21st-22nd, 2006 13th 5th PC Chris
Zero Challenge 2 August 15th-17th, 2006 9th 9th The GERM
MLG Orlando 2006 August 26th-27th, 2006 13th 9th Eddie
MLG New York Playoffs 2006 October 13th-14th, 2006 12th 2nd Mew2King
NorCal Tournament October 28th, 2006 5th 4th Zelgadis
MLG Las Vegas 2006 November 18th-19th, 2006 3rd Mew2King
Zero Challenge 3 July 20th-22nd, 2007 5th 1st Isai
UC Davis/HMW Birthday Tourney May 9th, 2009 5th 3rd Hella
GENESIS July 10th-12th, 2009 33rd 13th The GERM
GENESIS 2 July 15th-17th, 2011 33rd The GERM
Prepare Yourself May 4th, 2012 9th
Calgary Smash Chronicles November 11th, 2013 33rd

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Calgary Smash Chronicles November 11th, 2013 25th

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
AxisGaming August 30th, 2008 17th
Prepare Yourself May 4th, 2012 9th
Calgary Smash Chronicles November 11th, 2013 13th

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