Tournament:Smash World Tour 2020
The Smash World Tour 2020 is a Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament circuit organized by the teams behind VGBootCamp and Super Smash Con. The circuit started on March 13th, 2020, and had a scheduled cut-off date of November 22nd, 2020. Tournaments will be held all over the world, with the finals being held in the United States from December 17th-20th, 2020. There will be a combined pot total of over $250,000.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most tournaments in the circuit, including all gold and platinum events, were put on hold, and it is likely that the circuit will be on hiatus for the rest of the year.
The official ruleset will be used at all participating tournaments unless otherwise specified.
Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 disease at time of the start of the tour caused a global pandemic where large gatherings and travel were discouraged. As a result, Smash World Tour released a statement on March 12th, 2020 detailing their measures to prevent the spread of the virus:
On April 1st, 2020, Smash World Tour released an update statement:
Almost all tournaments in the circuit during the pandemic period, including gold and platinum tiered events, were either postponed or cancelled:
List of tournaments
Scores are calculated based off of placements, with higher tiered events offering more points for a wider range of placements. The following factors into the final score:
The top 31 players then move on to the finals, with a Last Chance qualifier for the last slot.
Super Smash Bros. Melee standings
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate standings