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Tournament:Super Nebulous 3

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Super Nebulous 3
Dates April 25th-26th, 2015
Venue Nebulous Gaming
Address/City 118 Baxter St, Chinatown
Manhattan, New York USA
Attendance Overall: 218
Singles: 198
Doubles: 47
Entry fees Venue: $15-25 (depending on registration time)
Singles: $10
Doubles: $5 per person
Pot size(s) Melee singles: $1,980
Melee doubles: $470
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners USA Lucky 1v1
USA Lucky & USA S2J 2v2
USA Wishh 1v1 Amateur.
Director(s) Hectohertz, MattDotZeb, emilywaves, TL Peanuts, RUSH, $SLED

Super Nebulous 3, or "Super Nebs" for short, was a Super Smash Bros. Melee regional tournament held by Hectohertz, MattDotZeb, emilywaves, $LED, and RUSH in New York, New York, on April 25th-26th, 2015. There were 198 singles entrants, with some players being flown across the United States to play. The Melee Games Regional Finals and Grand Finals were featured the first day of the tournament. Some players' flights were funded through Melee Games donation drive, through

The tournament was Jeapie's first tournament in the United States and Hax's first tournament after his hand surgery. Super Nebs also featured a Falcon round robin between 6 top falcon mains.

The top 8 commentary was notable for being done by HomeMadeWaffles and Prog (who was retired at the time), and was much less formal compared to other majors at the time.

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The tournament was split into multiple sections. There were:

  • The Melee Games Finals
  • Doubles (47 teams)
  • Round Robin Pools (198 people split into pools of 6/7 with top 3 advancing) followed by a second round of pools of 5 with top 2 advancing

And then a set of 2 brackets:


  • Information
    • Various Tournament Directors
    • Qualifications: For the players who got 1st or 2nd seed out of their 2nd round pool
    • Prize: Cash (based on entrants) paid out to top 8


(198 entrants)

Place Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png $990
2nd USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $495
3rd USA Nintendude IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $198
4th USA Hax FoxHeadSSBM.png $99
5th USA Wizzrobe CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $59.40
5th Canada KirbyKaze SheikHeadSSBM.png $59.40
7th Netherlands Jeapie CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png $39.60
7th USA Cactuar FoxHeadSSBM.png $39.60
9th USA The Moon MarthHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Ralph FalcoHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Zanguzen FalcoHeadSSBM.png
9th USA Swedish Delight SheikHeadSSBM.png
13th Canada n0ne CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Captain Smuckers CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
13th USA HomeMadeWaffles FoxHeadSSBM.png
13th USA Mr. F JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
17th USA CIZ MarthHeadSSBM.png
17th USA dizzkidboogie IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
17th Canada RaynEX FoxHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Qerb MrGame&WatchHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Zhu FalcoHeadSSBM.png
17th USA Frycook IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
17th USA MattDotZeb FalcoHeadSSBM.png
17th USA SwiftBass MarthHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Green Ranger DonkeyKongHeadSSBM.png
25th USA DJ Nintendo FoxHeadSSBM.pngBowserHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Ace of Flakes JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Slox FoxHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Mafia PeachHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Alan PeachHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Velocity DrMarioHeadSSBM.png
25th USA Delphiki IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png

Notable Results:

Round 1 Pools:

  • In Pool A3, MD/VA player Ace of Flakes, a Jigglypuff main, beat The Moon, a Marth player who was a contender for Top 8. However, it should be noted that The Moon was not using Marth but was using Fox instead, though this is mostly since The Moon does not like the Jigglypuff/Marth matchup. (Match Score: 2-0)
  • In Pool A4, the Fox player SG, from MD/VA, defeated DJ Nintendo, a top Tristate Fox player. However, it should be noted that DJ Nintendo was using his secondary, Bowser. (Match Score: 2-1)
  • In Pool A10, Game & Watch player Qerb defeated top New England Peach player Irish Mafia. (Match Score: 2-1)
  • In Pool A12, Son2, the top player and Falco main from Northern New Jersey, defeated top MD/VA Luigi player Vist. (Match Score: 2-1)
  • In Pool B10, Donkey Kong player Phish-It defeated Dutch Captain Falcon player Jeapie. (Match Score: 2-0)

Round 2 Pools:

  • In Group 2, top Tristate player Codi failed to make it out of pools after losing to Jeapie (2-0) and Bolt (2-1). It should be noted however that Codi almost managed to defeat Lucky, bringing him down to last game, last stock with his Falco.
  • In Group 4, Tristate Ice Climbers player Frycook defeated Zhu. (Match Score: 2-0)
  • In Group 5, top Peach player DoH failed to make it out of pools after losing to KirbyKaze (2-0) and Velocity (2-0). It should be noted that DoH had, in Round 1 pools, managed to defeat Ralph, who then went on to obtain an impressive 9th place victory in the final bracket.
  • In Group 6, there was a three-way tie between Nintendude, Lambchops and Mafia (Nintendude had lost 2-1 in Peach dittos against Mafia, who lost to The Beer Man's Falco, who lost to Nintendude's Ice Climbers). In order to determine the top two seeds, the three players had to play a mini round robin. Nintendude lost again against Mafia in Peach dittos, and The Beer Man lost in the runback against Mafia. Nintendude then went on to eliminate The Beer Man from the tournament.
  • In Group 8, Son2 failed to make it out of pools after losing to Ace of Flakes (2-1) and DJ Nintendo (2-0).
  • In Group 9, SG failed to make it out of pools after losing to Alan (2-0) and The Moon (2-0).
  • In Group 10, Vist failed to make it out of pools after losing to Swedish Delight (2-0) and Delphiki (2-1).
  • In Group 12, Jeapie defeated top Tristate Falco Zanguzen. (Match Score: 2-1)
  • In Group 14, NorCal/Tristate Ice Climbers dizzkidboogie defeated #1 Power Ranked New England player SloX. (Match Score: 2-1)
  • In Group 15, top Tristate player JFlex failed to make it out of pools after losing to HomeMadeWaffles (2-1) and Donkey Kong player Green Ranger (2-0).
  • In Group 16, Tristate player Ryobeat failed to make it out of pools after losing to RaynEX (2-1) and Ralph (2-0).


(47 teams)

Place Name Character(s) Name Character(s) Earnings
1st USA S2J CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Lucky FoxHeadSSBM.png $902.40 ($451.20 each)
2nd USA Wizzrobe CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png USA Hax FoxHeadSSBM.png $413.60 ($206.80 each)
3rd USA DJ Nintendo FoxHeadSSBM.png USA The Moon MarthHeadSSBM.pngFoxHeadSSBM.png $263.20 ($118.10 each)
4th USA Swedish Delight SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Nintendude IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $150.40 ($75.20 each)
5th Canada KirbyKaze SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Dizzkidboogie IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png $75.20 ($37.60 each)
5th USA Zhu FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Cactuar FoxHeadSSBM.png $75.20 ($37.60 each)
7th USA Zanguzen FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Jsex SheikHeadSSBM.png
7th USA Slox FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Swiftbass MarthHeadSSBM.png

Amateur Bracket[edit]

  • Information
    • Tournament Director: emilywaves
    • Qualifications: For the players who got 3rd or 4th seed in their respected pools in round 1
    • Prize: Various non-cash prizes, can be seen on Super Nebulous 3 Facebook page
    • Entrants: 45

Final Standings[edit]


Place Name Character(s)
1st USA Wishh FalcoHeadSSBM.png
2nd USA PudgyPanda IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png
3rd USA H!ggins CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png
4th USA BonkCushy PikachuHeadSSBM.png
5th USA Rajin GanondorfHeadSSBM.png
5th Pig JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
7th USA Overflow FoxHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png
7th USA Jolie Polie Olie
9th KoRoBeNiKi LuigiHeadSSBM.pngGanondorfHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png
9th Str8Wu JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png
9th Orji LinkHeadSSBM.png
9th QWOP


Falcon Round Robin[edit]

A Falcon round robin was held featuring top professional Falcon mains from around the world who were all flown to Nebulous (as well as Hax's return)- Hax, n0ne, Lucky or Batman, S2J, Jeapie, and Wizzrobe. The tournament was won handily by Wizzrobe, who went 5-0.

Wizzrobe Batman n0ne S2J Hax$ Jeapie Standings
Wizzrobe 2-0 2-0 3-2 2-1 2-0 5-0
Batman 0-2 2-0 2-1 2-0 1-2 3-2
n0ne 0-2 2-1 2-1 N/A 2-0 3-2
S2J 0-2 1-2 2-1 2-1 2-0 2-3
Hax$ 0-2 1-2 N/A 1-2 2-0 1-4
Jeapie 0-2 2-1 0-2 0-2 0-2 1-4

Bold: Hax Forfeited vs. None.

The Melee Games[edit]

University of California, Berkely (UCB) won the TMG Finals over University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) with 2 stocks remaining.UMD were considered heavy underdogs going into Super Nebs, and were not expected to even make it to the finals.

The finals were commentated by MattDotZeb and Alan.

UCB Character Stocks Taken UMD Character Stocks Taken
Delphiki IceClimbersHeadSSBM.png 7 emoDinosaur FalcoHeadSSBM.png 1
Warwick Foe JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png 1 Peanutphobia YoshiHeadSSBM.png 5
Nimzo FalcoHeadSSBM.png 4 The Brig CaptainFalconHeadSSBM.png 5
Glitter FoxHeadSSBM.png 4 AceOfFlakes JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png 4
Ralph FalcoHeadSSBM.png 4 SG FoxHeadSSBM.png 4
Total 20 Total 18

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