March 26, 2020

Quarantine Series, Smash Ultimate’s online tournament

In a time where in-person Smash Ultimate tournaments cannot continue, YouTubers Jacob “Alpharad” Rabon and Charles “MoistCr1TiKaL” White plan to hold a series of online tournaments known as the Quarantine Series. These online tournaments will take place over the next four months and lead into a grand championship tournament, a dramatic boost to Smash esports. […]

February 18, 2020

Smash Summit 9 taken down by Hungrybox

Smash Summit 9 comes to a close and Hungrybox and his Jigglypuff have won yet another Smash Melee Major. Huge congratulations to our #SmashSummit 9 Champion, @LiquidHbox!!! 🥳 pic.twitter.com/1wrJhx83sQ — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) February 17, 2020 Hungrybox’s journey started in pools, where he went undefeated without dropping a single game. The top eight from […]

October 31, 2019

Smash Bros. esports needs more money

Just this past weekend, Smash Ultimate Summit 2 concluded with Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez taking first place. Before the end of the tournament, the total prize pool reached over $50,000 with sixteen different players competing. The #UltimateSummit 2 Prize pot is officially over $50K!!! 😱 pic.twitter.com/3opyIXYgND — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) October 28, 2019 Beyond […]

October 28, 2019

MkLeo clutches Smash Ultimate Summit 2

Smash Ultimate Summit 2 comes to a close. Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez took first place for the second straight Ultimate Summit. Along with a repeat championship, he also takes home the lion’s share of the $44 thousand prize pool. Congratulations to the BACK-TO-BACK #UltimateSummit Champion, @Mkleosb!!! 🎊 pic.twitter.com/vMLed0YNBR — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) October 28, […]

October 15, 2019

Getting into Esports: Super Smash Brothers

The Super Smash Brothers series is one of Nintendo’s most popular games. Dedicated fans of both Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Super Smash Bros Melee compete in tournaments almost every day. With the December 2018 release of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, more tournaments have popped up. By June of 2019, over 14.7 million copies of […]

October 7, 2019

Zackray wins Ultimate at The Big House 9

Super Smash Bros. experienced one of its most exciting tournaments to date this weekend. The Big House 9 found great success in both the Ultimate and Melee side. On Smash Ultimate, 17-year-old Sota “Zackray” Okada took down giant after giant on his way to the biggest Smash tournament win by a Japanese player. He did […]

September 17, 2019

What did Zain do at Smash Camp?

Smash Camp: End of Summer may have had some high tier Melee players in attendance, but the tournament itself was a fairly casual affair. With many players either not playing their main characters, throwing back a few beers, or just not trying hard, as HugS would put it, nothing was too out of the ordinary […]

September 10, 2019

Smash Bros DreamHack Montreal: Marss wins Ultimate, Hungrybox wins Melee

DreamHack Montreal’s Smash Bros. tournaments concluded with PG Marss and Liquid Hungrybox taking the trophies in their respective games. Many higher seeded players didn’t end up coming to the event, making the Top 8 brackets very top-heavy. Panda Global Steals the Show Smash Ultimate’s Top 8 consisted of Panda Global’s ESAM and Marss, HNR Xcal […]

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