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Tournament:Redemption Rumble

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Redemption Rumble
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Dates December 30th-31st, 2022
Venue BrookLAN
Address/City 339 Troutman St
Brooklyn, New York USA
Attendance 16
Pot size(s) TBD
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners Aklo
Organizer(s) YungWaff

Redemption Rumble was a Super Smash Bros. Melee invitational tournament held in Brooklyn, New York on December 30th-31st, 2022, hosted by YungWaff. Donated money went towards the event, as well as Smash World Tour and VGBootCamp to recoup losses from the cancellation of the Smash World Tour 2022 Championships. Pools on December 30th were four round robin pools of four players each. The final bracket ran on December 31st, with the Top 2 of each pool starting Winners' side and the Bottom 2 of each pool starting Losers' side.

Players invited/qualified[edit]

The following players were invited by YungWaff:

The Top 3 players of Melee NA East singles at Redemption Rumble Online LCQ qualified:

The Top 3 players of Melee NA West singles at Redemption Rumble Online LCQ qualified:


Super Smash Bros. Melee singles[edit]

(16 entrants)
Final Bracket

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Aklo FoxHeadSSBM.pngLinkHeadSSBM.png
2nd USA KoDoRiN MarthHeadSSBM.png
3rd USA iBDW FoxHeadSSBM.png
4th USA Magi FalcoHeadSSBM.png
5th USA Zain MarthHeadSSBM.png
5th USA Swift PikachuHeadSSBM.png
7th USA Fiction FalcoHeadSSBM.png
7th USA SFOP FoxHeadSSBM.png
9th USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
9th Canada Zuppy FoxHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Panda FoxHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Spark SheikHeadSSBM.png
13th Australia Joshman FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA FatGoku FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA bobby big ballz FalcoHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Zealot FoxHeadSSBM.png

Side events[edit]

New York vs. New Jersey Crew Battle[edit]

New York Character Stocks Taken New Jersey Character Stocks Taken
USA Foxy Grandpa SheikHeadSSBM.png 5 USA 404Cray FalcoHeadSSBM.png 2
USA Willy P PeachHeadSSBM.png 3 USA JJM IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png 5
USA K8A FoxHeadSSBM.png 3 USA Mot$ FoxHeadSSBM.png 6
USA Aklo FoxHeadSSBM.png 7 USA Bbatts PeachHeadSSBM.png 2
USA iBDW FoxHeadSSBM.png 2 USA Wally PeachHeadSSBM.png 3
Total 20 Total 18


  • A tipsy Zain sandbagged in part of his round-robin pool with Roy and Jigglypuff.
  • This is the first national-level Melee tournament where Link was utilized to win the event, with Aklo notably defeating KoDoRiN in the second set of Grand Finals using only Link.
  • Aklo humorously forgot to take his trophy home with him after winning the tournament.[1]


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