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Tournament:Tournament Go (series)

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Tournament Go
Founded April 6th, 2002
Region San Jose, USA USA
Super Smash Bros. Melee winners USA J.R. Castillo (TG 1)
USA Justin Junio (TG 2)
USA Recipherus (TG 3)
USA Ken (TG 4 & 5)
USA Azen (TG 6)
Most successful player(s) USA Ken (2 titles)
Director(s) Matt Deezie

Tournament Go (abbreviated TG) was a series of Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments held in California by Matt Deezie, who is best known for being the father of the Super Smash Bros. tournament scene. The Tournament Go tournaments are considered the first major tournaments and had six iterations from 2002 to 2004. Tournament Go was the biggest national tournament series during its time and set the precedence for all Smash tournaments to follow. TG also helped to create the current accepted rule set.

List of tournaments[edit]

Event Date Attendance
Tournament Go 1 April 6th, 2002 ?
Tournament Go 2 June 15th, 2002 ?
Tournament Go 3 August 24th, 2002 ~50
Tournament Go 4 January 19th, 2003 90+
Tournament Go 5 August 2nd-3rd, 2003 ~90-110
Tournament Go 6 August 21st-22nd, 2004 112+


Event Player Tag Character(s) Runner-up Character(s)
Tournament Go 1 J.R. Castillo USA J.R. Castillo FoxHeadSSBM.png USA Justin Junio FalcoHeadSSBM.png
Tournament Go 2 Justin Junio USA Justin Junio FalcoHeadSSBM.png USA Recipherus SheikHeadSSBM.png
Tournament Go 3 Jeremy Fremlin USA Recipherus SheikHeadSSBM.png USA Adam LuigiHeadSSBM.png
Tournament Go 4 Ken Hoang USA Ken MarthHeadSSBM.png USA Recipherus SheikHeadSSBM.png
Tournament Go 5 Ken Hoang USA Ken MarthHeadSSBM.png USA Recipherus SheikHeadSSBM.png
Tournament Go 6 Christopher McMullen USA Azen MarthHeadSSBM.pngSheikHeadSSBM.png Japan Captain Jack SheikHeadSSBM.pngDrMarioHeadSSBM.pngGanondorfHeadSSBM.png