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Tournament:GENESIS 9

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Dates January 20th-22nd, 2023
Venue San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Address/City 150 W San Carlos St
San Jose, California USA
Attendance 2,407
Entry fees Venue: $99 (until September 19th)
$109 (until December 12th)
$119 (until December 31st)
$140 (until January 3rd)
Singles: $10 (Strive, RoA, SSB64)
$15 (Melee, Ultimate)
Doubles: $20 per team
Super Smash Bros. winners USA Dankey Kang 1v1
USA OJ & USA Dr. Grin 2v2
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners USA Jmook 1v1
USA Hungrybox & USA Plup 2v2
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate winners Mexico MkLeo 1v1
Mexico Sparg0 & Mexico Chag 2v2
Organizer(s) Boback, Dr. Z, Contra, Jayde, RPSville

GENESIS 9 was a supermajor tournament for Melee and Ultimate and regional for Smash 64 and the 9th edition of the GENESIS tournament series. It took place in San Jose, California, from January 20th-22nd, 2023. The event featured singles and doubles tournaments for Super Smash Bros., Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and was a major event for Rivals of Aether, Guilty Gear Strive, and Rushdown Revolt. GENESIS 9 also featured side events for Capcom vs. SNK 2, Dance Dance Revolution Extreme, Dance Dance Revolution Grand Prix, Magical Drop III, Pump It Up XX, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, and Windjammers 2.

The highest-placing non-qualified Ultimate player, MuteAce, qualified for Smash Ultimate Summit 6, and the two highest-placing non-qualified Melee players, Plup and moky, qualified for Smash Summit 15. However, Smash Summit 15 was cancelled after Beyond the Summit decided to shut down following Smash Ultimate Summit 6.[1]

Official game lineup[edit]

Game Entrants Pot Size
Super Smash Bros. singles 46 TBD
Super Smash Bros. doubles 6 teams TBD
Super Smash Bros. Melee singles 1,253 $18,795
Super Smash Bros. Melee doubles 235 teams $4,700
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate singles 1,215 $18,225
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate doubles 225 teams $4,500
Rivals of Aether singles 171 TBD
Rivals of Aether doubles 26 teams TBD
Rivals of Aether workshop 35 TBD
Guilty Gear Strive 185 TBD
Rushdown Revolt 135 TBD
Capcom vs. SNK 2 35 TBD
Dance Dance Revolution Extreme 76 TBD
Dance Dance Revolution Grand Prix 64 TBD
Dance Dance Revolution Grand Prix freestyle 6 TBD
Magical Drop III 19 TBD
Pump It Up XX speed 24 TBD
Pump It Up XX freestyle 7 TBD
Super Street Fighter II Turbo 30 TBD
Windjammers 2 16 TBD


Super Smash Bros. singles[edit]

(46 entrants)
Top 16 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Dankey Kang Kirby's head icon from SSB.
2nd USA OJ C. Falcon's head icon from SSB.Pikachu's head icon from SSB.
3rd USA ReefyBeefy Pikachu's head icon from SSB.
4th USA Traydozer C. Falcon's head icon from SSB.
5th USA Lalo Fox's head icon from SSB.
5th USA slatts C. Falcon's head icon from SSB.
7th USA Matt Samus's head icon from SSB.
7th USA Hunter C. Falcon's head icon from SSB.
9th USA DSJ Jigglypuff's head icon from SSB.
9th USA Kung Fu Kenny C. Falcon's head icon from SSB.
9th USA Monkey Jigglypuff's head icon from SSB.
9th USA Cagt Pikachu's head icon from SSB.
13th USA Donatello Kirby's head icon from SSB.
13th USA Wof Pikachu's head icon from SSB.
13th USA Mr baninawi Kirby's head icon from SSB.
13th USA Travy Pikachu's head icon from SSB.

Super Smash Bros. doubles[edit]

(6 teams)

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA OJ C. Falcon's head icon from SSB. USA Dr. Grin C. Falcon's head icon from SSB.
2nd USA Dankey Kang Kirby's head icon from SSB. USA ReefyBeefy Pikachu's head icon from SSB.

Super Smash Bros. Melee singles[edit]

(1,253 entrants)
Top 64 Bracket
Top 8 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Jmook SheikHeadSSBM.png $7,518
2nd USA Cody Schwab FoxHeadSSBM.png $4,698.75
3rd Canada moky FoxHeadSSBM.png $2,349.38
4th USA Plup SheikHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png $1,221.68
5th USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png $563.85
5th USA Zain MarthHeadSSBM.png $563.85
7th Sweden Leffen FoxHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png $375.90
7th USA 2saint JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png $375.90
9th Canada aMSa YoshiHeadSSBM.png $187.95
9th USA KoDoRiN MarthHeadSSBM.png $187.95
9th USA Fiction FalcoHeadSSBM.png $187.95
9th Canada n0ne CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $187.95
13th USA Axe PikachuHeadSSBM.png $93.98
13th USA Magi FalcoHeadSSBM.png $93.98
13th USA Ginger FalcoHeadSSBM.png $93.98
13th USA Spark SheikHeadSSBM.png $93.98
17th USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
17th Canada Soonsay FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Polish PeachHeadSSBM.png
17th USA SFOP FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Salt CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Jflex SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Umarth MarthHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Khalid JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Aklo FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th Sweden Pipsqueak FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Skerzo FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Aura PeachHeadSSBM.png
25th USA JOJI FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA SDJ JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Panda FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA JJM IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Taj MewtwoHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Krudo SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA SFAT FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA bobby big ballz FalcoHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Franz DrMarioHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA TheSWOOPER SamusHeadSSBM.png
33rd Mexico Eddy Mexico LuigiHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Cactuar FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Ben SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd Canada Squid FalcoHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA bonfire10 SheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Mot$ FoxHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA essy FoxHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA Palpa JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
33rd USA TheRealThing FalcoHeadSSBM.png
49th USA R2DLiu FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th Canada Zuppy FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA ckyulmiqnudaetr DonkeyKongHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Nintendude IceClimbersHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA OkayP. PikachuHeadSSBM.png
49th UK Frenzy FalcoHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Preeminent FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Kürv FoxHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Reeve MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Gahtzu CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
49th USA rom FalcoHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Grab MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Typhoon MarthHeadSSBM.png
49th USA Sirmeris PeachHeadSSBM.png
49th Canada Matteo CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Lowercase hero FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Epoodle MarthHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Noire FalcoHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Stiv FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Snap FoxHeadSSBM.pngMrGame&WatchHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Darrell SamusHeadSSBM.png
65th Puerto Rico Kata SamusHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Equilateral MarthHeadSSBM.png
65th USA ycz6 SamusHeadSSBM.png
65th USA null FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Frostbyte IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
65th Canada Faust JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Medz FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Muscoman FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Reesch CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Asashi FalcoHeadSSBM.png
65th USA salami FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Ralph PikachuHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA 404Cray FalcoHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Logos FalcoHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Casper FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA KJH FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA JoJo CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
65th Mexico Bimbo FalcoHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Dawson JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
65th USA JSalt SheikHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Panko JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Kalvar MarthHeadSSBM.png
65th Sweden Abbe MarthHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Wevans SamusHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Marrchata FoxHeadSSBM.png
65th USA Silvi SheikHeadSSBM.png

Super Smash Bros. Melee doubles[edit]

(235 teams)
Top 16 Bracket
Top 4 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Hungrybox JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Plup FoxHeadSSBM.png $1,880 ($940 each)
2nd USA Jmook SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Cody Schwab FoxHeadSSBM.png $1,175 ($587.50 each)
3rd USA Mang0 FalcoHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.pngDrMarioHeadSSBM.png Canada aMSa YoshiHeadSSBM.png $587.50 ($293.75 each)
4th USA Krudo SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Panda FoxHeadSSBM.png $352.50 ($176.25 each)
5th USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Shroomed SheikHeadSSBM.png $211.50 ($105.75 each)
5th USA SFAT FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Gahtzu CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $211.50 ($105.75 each)
7th USA nut SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Aura PeachHeadSSBM.png $141 ($70.50 each)
7th USA bobby big ballz FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA SFOP FoxHeadSSBM.png $141 ($70.50 each)
9th USA FatGoku FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Ginger FalcoHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Ralph FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Darkatma SheikHeadSSBM.png
9th Mexico Eddy Mexico LuigiHeadSSBM.png Mexico Bimbo FalcoHeadSSBM.png
9th USA SDJ JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Kürv FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Spark SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Azel FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Eggy PeachHeadSSBM.png USA Mekk CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Justus FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Salt CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Chango JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Medz FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Light FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Buttlet FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Phazon SamusHeadSSBM.png USA Fizzwiggle SheikHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Figment FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA TheRealThing FalcoHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Franz DrMarioHeadSSBM.png USA Breakfast FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA DSJ JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Conman FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Stone FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Palpa JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
17th USA DannyPhantom FoxHeadSSBM.png USA JOJI FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th Canada Matteo CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Starlord
25th USA Wevans SamusHeadSSBM.png USA Crim FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th Canada n0ne CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png Canada Nix SheikHeadSSBM.png
25th Puerto Rico Excel Zero PeachHeadSSBM.png Puerto Rico Kata SamusHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Khalid JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png USA Babaganoush
25th USA Preeminent FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Slowking FalcoHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Russell FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Paz FalcoHeadSSBM.png
25th USA ckyulmiqnudaetr DonkeyKongHeadSSBM.png USA Grab MarthHeadSSBM.png
25th USA SilentSpectre CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Tang FoxHeadSSBM.png

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate singles[edit]

(1,215 entrants)
Top 64 Bracket
Top 8 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Mexico MkLeo JokerHeadSSBU.pngPyraMythraHeadSSBU.pngROBHeadSSBU.png $7,290
2nd USA MuteAce PeachHeadSSBU.png $4,556.25
3rd USA Light FoxHeadSSBU.png $2,278.13
4th Dominican Republic Sonix SonicHeadSSBU.png $1,184.63
5th Mexico Sparg0 CloudHeadSSBU.pngBylethHeadSSBU.png $546.75
5th France Glutonny WarioHeadSSBU.png $546.75
7th Japan acola Steve's stock icon. $364.50
7th USA Tweek DiddyKongHeadSSBU.pngSephiroth's stock icon. $364.50
9th USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSBU.png $182.25
9th Canada Ouch!? WolfHeadSSBU.png $182.25
9th Japan Tea Pac-ManHeadSSBU.pngKazuyaHeadSSBU.png $182.25
9th USA Cosmos PyraMythraHeadSSBU.png $182.25
13th Japan Nao MarioHeadSSBU.png $91.13
13th USA Dabuz Rosalina&LumaHeadSSBU.pngOlimarHeadSSBU.png $91.13
13th USA Zomba ROBHeadSSBU.png $91.13
13th USA Kola[2] RoyHeadSSBU.png $91.13
17th USA Vendetta KenHeadSSBU.pngRyuHeadSSBU.png
17th USA SHADIC CorrinHeadSSBU.png
17th Canada Soar Steve's stock icon.Sephiroth's stock icon.JokerHeadSSBU.png
17th Spain Sisqui DarkSamusHeadSSBU.png
17th Japan Kameme SoraHeadSSBU.png
17th Canada Big D IceClimbersHeadSSBU.png
17th USA Chase PalutenaHeadSSBU.png
17th USA Kurama MarioHeadSSBU.png
25th Spain AndresFn KenHeadSSBU.pngTerryHeadSSBU.pngRyuHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Quandale Dinglelingleton Steve's stock icon.
25th Australia Jdizzle YoungLinkHeadSSBU.png
25th Japan Sigma ToonLinkHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Jakal WolfHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Justice MinMinHeadSSBU.png
25th France Leon LucinaHeadSSBU.pngChromHeadSSBU.png
25th Mexico Maister MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA Goblin RoyHeadSSBU.png
33rd France NaetorU PichuHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA Zinoto DiddyKongHeadSSBU.png
33rd France Oryon WolfHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA jaredisking1 ShulkHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA Nito KazuyaHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA Dark Wizzy MarioHeadSSBU.png
33rd Mexico MKBigBoss ROBHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA BassMage JigglypuffHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA Scend NessHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA moxi WolfHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA JDV Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA NoTag MarioHeadSSBU.png
33rd USA VaLoR SonicHeadSSBU.png
33rd Canada Riddles KazuyaHeadSSBU.pngTerryHeadSSBU.png
33rd Japan Gackt NessHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Kreeg MarthHeadSSBU.png
49th Japan YOC CloudHeadSSBU.png
49th USA AC SnakeHeadSSBU.png
49th USA omega JokerHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Monte MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Ling PeachHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Ikan RyuHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Gen PalutenaHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Peckham MinMinHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Peanut LittleMacHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Kyros YoungLinkHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Rocke Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png
49th USA Teaser SamusHeadSSBU.png
49th Japan Shogun SnakeHeadSSBU.png
49th USA VoiD SheikHeadSSBU.pngJokerHeadSSBU.png
49th USA naitosharp ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSBU.pngJokerHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Wasabi GreninjaHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Ignaize MarthHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Marvelous_Marco ToonLinkHeadSSBU.png
65th France MoDzai Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png
65th USA spot Steve's stock icon.
65th USA Jahzz0 KenHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Superberry MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png
65th USA JoJoDaHoBo ToonLinkHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Suarez YoshiHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Shrutik InklingHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Tyranks LucinaHeadSSBU.png
65th USA MFA OlimarHeadSSBU.png
65th USA SPARKLE HeroHeadSSBU.png
65th USA FireThePyro MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png
65th Canada pacstreet MinMinHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Legit DiddyKongHeadSSBU.png
65th USA ApolloKage SnakeHeadSSBU.pngSteve's stock icon.
65th USA Lui$ PalutenaHeadSSBU.pngYoshiHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Sticccy FoxHeadSSBU.png
65th USA MVD SnakeHeadSSBU.png
65th USA ESAM PikachuHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Zenyou MarioHeadSSBU.png
65th Mexico Chag PalutenaHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Sonido SonicHeadSSBU.png
65th USA T3 DOM RichterHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Stroder Ame SoraHeadSSBU.pngRoyHeadSSBU.pngMarioHeadSSBU.pngGreninjaHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Colorondo8 InklingHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Major GanondorfHeadSSBU.png
65th Mexico Andrik CaptainFalconHeadSSBU.png
65th USA H4 PikachuHeadSSBU.png
65th Japan Suinoko YoungLinkHeadSSBU.png
65th USA Reed PyraMythraHeadSSBU.png
97th USA JustOmega BowserJrHeadSSBU.pngInklingHeadSSBU.png
97th USA TheZek GreninjaHeadSSBU.png
97th USA RiskTKR ROBHeadSSBU.png
97th USA B-Rice IsabelleHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Skeletal MinMinHeadSSBU.png
97th France Enki PikachuHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Spade CaptainFalconHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Vermillion[3] KazuyaHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Yeast MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png
97th Mexico Skyjay IncineroarHeadSSBU.png
97th Colombia MechaKoopa BowserJrHeadSSBU.png
97th USA X'avier WiiFitTrainerHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Spanky PokemonTrainerHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Cless TerryHeadSSBU.png
97th USA TimPrater MewtwoHeadSSBU.pngSephiroth's stock icon.
97th USA Purply MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Shangrai FoxHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Ludo MarioHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Adam YoshiHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Cesar PyraMythraHeadSSBU.pngPitHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Chronos SnakeHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Nexus FalcoHeadSSBU.png
97th Canada Machu ROBHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Shoe ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Rich Brown MinMinHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Sho MetaKnightHeadSSBU.png
97th USA 3xA ToonLinkHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Portix GreninjaHeadSSBU.png
97th USA varun WiiFitTrainerHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Big MiKe KingDededeHeadSSBU.png
97th USA Ryan ROBHeadSSBU.png
97th Germany Tsuna ToonLinkHeadSSBU.png

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate doubles[edit]

(225 teams)
Top 8 Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st Mexico Sparg0 CloudHeadSSBU.png Mexico Chag PalutenaHeadSSBU.png $1,800 ($900 each)
2nd USA MuteAce PeachHeadSSBU.png USA Scend NessHeadSSBU.png $1,125 ($562.50 each)
3rd USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSBU.png USA Light FoxHeadSSBU.png $562.50 ($281.25 each)
4th France Oryon WolfHeadSSBU.png France Glutonny WarioHeadSSBU.png $337.50 ($168.75 each)
5th Spain AndresFn TerryHeadSSBU.png Spain Sisqui DarkSamusHeadSSBU.png $202.50 ($101.25 each)
5th Mexico Skyjay IncineroarHeadSSBU.png Mexico Maister MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png $202.50 ($101.25 each)
7th USA Zomba ROBHeadSSBU.png USA Goblin[4] RoyHeadSSBU.png $135 ($67.50 each)
7th USA MVD SnakeHeadSSBU.png USA ESAM PikachuHeadSSBU.png $135 ($67.50 each)
9th USA Tyranks LucinaHeadSSBU.png USA Monte MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png
9th Japan Kameme SoraHeadSSBU.png Japan Repo MegaManHeadSSBU.png
9th USA Kurama MarioHeadSSBU.png USA Stroder Ame SoraHeadSSBU.pngJokerHeadSSBU.png
9th USA Quinn PalutenaHeadSSBU.png USA Chase PalutenaHeadSSBU.png
13th USA Soar Steve's stock icon.MetaKnightHeadSSBU.png USA ApolloKage SnakeHeadSSBU.pngSteve's stock icon.
13th USA Nanoash BowserHeadSSBU.png USA Justice MinMinHeadSSBU.png
13th Dominican Republic Sonix SonicHeadSSBU.png USA Sonido SonicHeadSSBU.png
13th Japan Suinoko YoungLinkHeadSSBU.png Japan YOC CloudHeadSSBU.png
17th Japan Nao MarioHeadSSBU.png Japan FILIP FalcoHeadSSBU.png
17th Canada Big D IceClimbersHeadSSBU.png Canada Samuel Steve's stock icon.
17th Canada Machu ROBHeadSSBU.png Canada Ouch!? WolfHeadSSBU.png
17th USA Yrneh MinMinHeadSSBU.png USA Ignaize MarthHeadSSBU.png
17th USA Mikee MegaManHeadSSBU.png USA Lui$ PalutenaHeadSSBU.png
17th USA VoiD JokerHeadSSBU.png USA Cosmos PyraMythraHeadSSBU.png
17th USA H4 PikachuHeadSSBU.png USA Remi LucasHeadSSBU.png
17th USA MFA OlimarHeadSSBU.png USA Chronos SnakeHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Bonren ZeldaHeadSSBU.png USA Lix YoshiHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Kreeg MarthHeadSSBU.png USA SpeedyBlueDude CloudHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Seesaw IncineroarHeadSSBU.png Canada pacstreet Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Rocke Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png USA Zen PikachuHeadSSBU.png
25th USA RiskTKR ROBHeadSSBU.png USA Sticccy FoxHeadSSBU.png
25th USA JDV Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png USA Ludo MarioHeadSSBU.png
25th USA moxi WolfHeadSSBU.png USA Avenue PyraMythraHeadSSBU.png
25th USA Shoe ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSBU.png USA Robber YoungLinkHeadSSBU.png

Side events[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Japan vs Mexico crew battle[edit]

Japan Character Stocks Taken Mexico Character Stocks Taken
Japan Gackt NessHeadSSBU.png 2 Mexico Sparg0 CloudHeadSSBU.png 3
Japan Sigma ToonLinkHeadSSBU.png 3 Mexico Skyjay IncineroarHeadSSBU.png 4
Japan Kameme SoraHeadSSBU.png 1 Mexico Maister MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png 3
Japan acola Steve's stock icon. 7 Mexico BigBoss ROBHeadSSBU.png 1
Japan Tea KazuyaHeadSSBU.png 2 Mexico MkLeo BylethHeadSSBU.png 3
Total 15 Total 14

Sportsmanship controversy[edit]

Going into the tournament, Mango decided to sandbag in pools with Dr. Mario, citing a lack of motivation and displeasure of being ranked 3rd on the SSBMRank 2022, which released its top 10 ranking on the first day of the tournament.[5] He ultimately placed 97th at the tournament, losing to Taj and Matteo, marking the worst placement of his Melee singles career. His decision to sandbag sparked backlash from some members of the community for perceived lack of sportsmanship. Most notably, moky alluded to the controversy by making a Tweet calling top players in the community "bitchmade".[6]

Following the tournament, Mango released a TwitLonger clearing up his decision. He reaffirmed that he wasn't feeling motivated when going to GENESIS and wanted to focus on watching the Eagles game that weekend, but decided to use his SSBMRank placement as a scapegoat, conceding that his placement made sense. He apologized for acting like he was "bigger than Melee" and stated how he had cleared things up with moky. He also noted his declining motivation for the game, having went to the last three majors mainly for the community, and stated that he had to see a sports therapist the previous year and had hid his struggles in order to provide a positive experience on his stream. Ultimately, Mango announced he was taking a hiatus from the game for a few months in order to get his head on straight and focus on other games.[7]


  • Jmook's 1st place finish in Melee singles marks the first time a solo Sheik player has won a Melee supermajor, and the first time a solo Sheik has won a North American major since Captain Jack's victory at MLG San Francisco 2004 18 years prior.
  • MkLeo's 1st place finish in Ultimate singles marks the first time:
    • a player has won five iterations of a Smash supermajor series.
    • a player has won the majority of a Smash supermajor-tier series in existence since Armada's streak of Smash Summit victories in Melee singles (having won the first four iterations of the series, with the distinction lasting until the introduction of Smash Summit 8).
    • a player has won five iterations of a Smash tournament series since Hungrybox's victory in Melee singles at CEO 2018 (which marked his fifth CEO tournament series win).
  • Guildhouse held Pre-Genesis 9 the day before the event, as well as DeGenesis (Genesis 9) after the first and second days of the event.
  • This is the first GENESIS tournament where the Melee singles entrants outnumbered the Ultimate singles entrants.
  • This marks the first overseas tournament appearance for Armada since 2019, who attended the tournament as a commentator.
  • This is the second time Taj has upset Mango at a GENESIS tournament, previously doing so at GENESIS 2.
  • This tournament marks the first time since Apex 2014 where two Jigglypuff players (Hungrybox and 2saint) made it to Top 8 of a Melee major.
  • This tournament stands as ESAM's worst placement at an Ultimate tournament, tying Frostbite 2019 with a 65th place finish.
  • Taj's final placement of 33rd marks the highest placement of a solo Mewtwo player at a post-Project Slippi era major/supermajor Melee tournament.
  • This tournament marks the third year in a row (and fourth overall) that Plup has won Melee doubles at GENESIS.
  • The 3rd place finishers for both Ultimate and Melee singles (Light and moky, respectively) were Fox players sponsored by Moist Esports.
  • This tournament marks the first time a Peach player, MuteAce, has made it to Grand Finals at a supermajor since Samsora in 2019.
    • MuteAce's run was marked by him defeating the #1 player in each of the "big 4" Smash regions: MkLeo (Mexico), Glutonny (France), acola (Japan), and Light (USA).
  • This tournament marks the first time Marss had defeated Dabuz since 2019.
  • This tournament marks Tweek's first GENESIS Top 8, after having been known to historically underperform at the tournament series.
  • In honor of Onin, acola competed in Ultimate singles using Onin's Alex skin and "Catway" nickname throughout the tournament.
  • Dabuz, Spark, Axe, and Zomba were selected as winners of a 13th generation Intel i5 processor for placing 13th in Ultimate/Melee singles.[8]


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