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Tournament:EVO World 2007

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EVO World 2007
Dates August 24th-26th, 2007
Venue Green Valley Ranch
Address/City 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, Nevada USA
Attendance 270 (for Melee)
Entry fees ?
Pot size(s) $10,250
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners USA Ken 1v1
Organizer(s) Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, Inkblot, Ponder

Evolution 2007, officially EVO World 2007 or simply known as EVO 2007, was the 6th edition of the Evolution Championship Series, a fighting game tournament held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, which took place from August 24th-26th, 2007, at the Green Valley Ranch. It was the final tournament of the EVO 2007 circuit, which consisted of EVO South, EVO North, EVO West, and EVO East. The top 8 finishers for each of the previous events were automatically qualified for the bracket round at EVO World.[1] It was the largest Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament before the international release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl with 270 players in attendance.


No stage striking provision was present in the documented ruleset.

Tournament summary[edit]

Some notable upsets occurred during this tournament. Mango who at the time was a Jigglypuff main on the come up beat Mew2King in pools, then considered to be the best player in the world. Mew2King then lost to Chillin in the losers top 8 qualifier to finish at an underwhelming 9th place. Mango continued his run by upsetting Ken in winners-semis. He then lost to HugS in winners finals and Ken in a losers finals rematch to finish at 3rd place. Ken, after getting upset by Mango, made a losers run beating ChuDat, PC Chris, Mango, and HugS in 2 sets of grand finals to win the tournament. After the tournament many analysts wrote off Mango's win against Mew2King and 3rd place finish as a fluke until his win at Pound 3.


Super Smash Bros. Melee singles[edit]

(270 entrants)
Top 8 bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Ken MarthHeadSSBM.png $5,000
2nd USA HugS SamusHeadSSBM.png $2,000
3rd USA Mango JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png $1,000
4th USA PC Chris FalcoHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.pngPeachHeadSSBM.png $750
5th USA ChuDat IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $500
5th USA Eddie FoxHeadSSBM.pngGanondorfHeadSSBM.png $500
7th USA DieSuperFly FoxHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png $250
7th USA Chillin FoxHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png $250
9th Puerto Rico Eval PeachHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Chaddd GanondorfHeadSSBM.png
9th USA JPeG CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Mew2King MarthHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png
13th USA GAWes CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
13th Puerto Rico Gilbert FoxHeadSSBM.pngLuigiHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Simna ibn Sind NessHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Cactuar FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
17th Ismael ?
17th USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA VickO PeachHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Arash JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Roy SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Francisco SamusHeadSSBM.png
17th USA SK92 FalcoHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Gus SheikHeadSSBM.png


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