South Korea is a newly blooming scene that began to see rapid growth upon the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The first Smash Ultimate and Melee Power Rankings were released in May of 2019, with Smash Ultimate being headed by JJROCKETS, currently residing in the country. The return of Tanark to South Korea and the new wave of online warriors attending offline tournaments is causing rapid growth of the scene in both size and skill level. Current rankings for both Ultimate and Melee can be found on the South Korean Power Rankings page.
The majority of the scene is based in the Seoul/Gyeonggi-do area, but with recent expansion into Daegu in Ultimate. Tournaments mostly consist of monthlies run on each weekend. Current consistent monthlies include:
Finding the Scene
Korea has one of the most welcoming scene out there, with a mix of both Koreans and foreigns all being very active. Here are the best ways to connect to the scene: