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Tournament:Combo Breaker 2015

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Combo Breaker 2015
Dates May 22nd-24th, 2015
Venue Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare
Address/City 5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, Illinois USA
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners USA DJ Nintendo
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U winners Chile ZeRo
Director(s) Richard "The Hadou" Thiher

Combo Breaker 2015 was a fighting game tournament held in Rosemont, Illinois, on May 22nd-24th, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare, organized by Richard "The Hadou" Thiher. It was the spiritual successor of the Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament series, after its director Adam Heart decided to retire the tournament in 2014.[1][2]

The tournament featured more than fifteen games on its lineup, including Melee and Smash 4[3][4], handling both tournaments were directed by Juggleguy and D. Disciple, two widely known community members and tournament directors, while a dedicated live stream channel was handled by the VGBootCamp crew. On March 27th, it was announced that a $1,000.00 pot bonus was added to the Smash 4 Top 8, by Gaming Generations, one of the event's main sponsors and equipment supplier.[5]

Official game lineup[edit]

Banner for Top 8 pot bonus added by Gaming Generations

Following UFGT's tradition to host a extensive list of fighting games, Combo Breaker 2015 featured nineteen single game tournaments in addition to a "Mistery Game Tournament", divided by Main Stage Tournaments, Side Stage Tournaments and Side Retro Tournaments. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was listed as Main Stage, with 147 entrants, while Melee was listed as Side Stage, with 77 entrants.[6][7]

Finals Game Entrants Pot Size
Main Stage Mortal Kombat X 273 $12,620.00
Main Stage Ultra Street Fighter IV 268 $2,650.00
Main Stage Guilty Gear Xrd 155 $2,290.00
Main Stage Super Smash Bros. for Wii U singles 147 $2,400.00
Main Stage Killer Instinct 106 $12,620.00
Main Stage Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 98 $930.00
Main Stage Tekken Tag Tournament 2 64 $590.00
Main Stage Mystery Game Tournament 128 $1,210.00
Side Stage Super Smash Bros. Melee singles 77 $760.00
Side Stage Injustice: Gods Among Us 31 $310.00
Side Stage The King of Fighters XIII 42 $400.00
Side Stage Persona 4 Arena Ultimax 38 $360
Side Stage Under Night In-Birth 64 $630.00
Side Stage Skullgirls 104 $3,040.00
Side Stage Divekick 44 $690.00
Side Stage Lethal League (2v2 teams) 36 $360.00
Side Retro Stage Vampire Savior 30 $300.00
Side Retro Stage Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes 22 $220.00
Side Retro Stage Garou: Mark of the Wolves 28 $280.00
Side Retro Stage Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 14 $140.00


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U singles[edit]

Top 16 bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Chile ZeRo SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngDiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png $1,200.00
2nd USA Coco OlimarHeadSSB4-U.png $480.00
3rd USA NiTe Rosalina&LumaHeadSSB4-U.png $312.00
4th USA JJROCKETS DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png $168.00
5th USA Acid CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png $72.00
5th USA GDX DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png $72.00
7th USA Dekillsage LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png $48.00
7th USA Mr. Doom YoshiHeadSSB4-U.png $48.00

Melee singles[edit]

Top 16 bracket
Grand Finals

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA DJ Nintendo FoxHeadSSBM.png $380.00
2nd USA Duck SamusHeadSSBM.png $152.00
3rd USA The Moon MarthHeadSSBM.png $98.80
4th USA Dart! MarthHeadSSBM.png $53.20
5th USA Darkrain CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $22.80
5th USA Frootloop FalcoHeadSSBM.png $22.80
7th USA Juggleguy CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $15.20
7th USA Vro MarthHeadSSBM.png $15.20

Side events[edit]

for Wii U doubles[edit]

[12 teams]

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Coco USA BoScotty
2nd USA Acid USA TKbreezy
4th USA Dr Pizza USA Skillager

Melee doubles[edit]

[10 teams]

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA The Moon FoxHeadSSBM.png USA DJ Nintendo FoxHeadSSBM.png $200.00
2nd USA Frootloop FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Mundungu FoxHeadSSBM.png
3rd USA Dart! MarthHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png USA Darkrain CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
4th USA ORLY CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Narcissa MarthHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament Series Bowing Out After Tenth Installment. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.
  2. ^ Following the Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament – How a Lengthy History Shaped Combo Breaker’s Vision. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.
  3. ^ Combo Breaker 2015 Results. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.
  4. ^ Combo Breaker 2015. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.
  5. ^ Combo Breaker 2015 Re-Announced. Smashboards. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.
  6. ^ Combo Breaker 2015 tournaments. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.
  7. ^ Combo Breaker 2015 Final numbers. Twitter. Retrieved on 2015-08-17.