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Team:Golden Guardians

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Golden Guardians
Logo of the Golden Guardians
Location Oakland, United States USA
Owners Golden State Warriors
Sponsors/Partners Ticketmaster
Zenni Optical
Other games Apex Legends
League of Legends
Teamfight Tactics
World of Warcraft

Golden Guardians (GG) is a professional esports team and the esports branch of the Golden State Warriors, one of the most prestigious NBA franchises.

They entered in the Smash scene by signing the then-recent GENESIS 7 Melee winner, Zain, on February 6th, 2020.[1]

On April 2nd, 2021, they announced that they had signed Toph[2], PPMD[3], and n0ne[4]. In addition to this, they also announced that they would be donating $50,000 to grassroots tournament organizers within the Melee community.[5]

Grassroots Fund[edit]

The following tournaments and projects have been supported by the Golden Guardians Grassroots Fund.

Name Date(s) Money provided
YourHouse* March 27th, 2021 $500[6]
The MD/VA Summit April 8th-10th, 2021 N/A[7]
Melee Online Event Calendar N/A N/A[8]
Rollback Rumble: THE BIG ONE July 3rd-11th, 2021 N/A[9]
Galint Melee Open: Summer Edition July 23rd-25th, 2021 $6,000 CAD[10]

*Precedes the Grassroots Fund announcement.

Current smashers[edit]

Professional players[edit]

ID Name Game Main(s) Join Date
United States Zain Zain Naghmi Super Smash Bros. Melee MarthHeadSSBM.png 2020-02-20
United States PPMD Kevin Nanney Super Smash Bros. Melee FalcoHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png 2021-04-02
United States n0ne Edgard L. Sheleby Super Smash Bros. Melee CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png 2021-04-02

Other members[edit]

ID Name Game Main(s) Join Date
United States Toph Kris Aldenderfer Super Smash Bros. Melee FoxHeadSSBM.png 2021-04-02

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