2017 DreamHack Austin – Super Smash Bros. Melee finals
May 1, 2017 - Super Smash Bros
The Super Smash Bros. Melee singles bracket, that took place during a Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, wrapped adult Sunday with an action-packed afternoon. With usually 8 of DreamHack Austin’s chosen players left station from a initial 438 entrants, a stakes were high as initial place offering scarcely half of a $10,000 esteem pool. After a unsatisfactory third-place finish dual weeks before during CEO Dreamland, Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma managed to secure initial place during DreamHack Austin.
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Daniel “ChuDat” Rodriguez and his savvy Ice Climbers continued their considerable winners joint run on Sunday, entrance off some clever performances on Saturday. ChuDat faced Joseph “Mang0” Marquez initial in a semifinals. Surprisingly, conjunction Mang0’s Fox nor Falco was means to stop Chu’s movement Sunday as he knocked Mang0 into a reduce joint in Game 4 on Final Destination. Competition thickened even serve for ChuDat and his Icies as he afterwards met Hungrybox and his Jigglypuff in a winners finals. ChuDat’s run by a top joint was halted soon by Hbox in a 0-3 sweep.
In a reduce bracket, Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman ventured by a fraudulent turf Saturday and Sunday, eradicating a likes of William “Leffen” Hjelte, Justin “Plup” McGrath and Mang0 in his path. However, Mew2King ran into a section wall in a form of ChuDat in a losers joint finals. To a warn of many fans, M2K adopted Peach in his initial dual matches of a series, a tactic that valid ineffectual as ChuDat responded by implementing his Jigglypuff and relocating to a Ice Climbers to take a 2-0 lead. M2K’s eminent Marth warranted him a feat in Game 3 though struggled to reason adult in Game 4, giving approach to a ChuDat/Hungrybox rematch in a grand finals.
The grand finals featured a high-level philharmonic we were anticipating for though fizzled out to rather of a unsatisfactory technical ending. The second tour between a dual was some-more proportional as it came down to a final compare of a tournament. Hungrybox, adult a stock, used a time to his advantage by floating his Jigglypuff divided from a stage, escaped ChuDat to win a compare in a time scenario, rather than by holding his opponent’s bonds true up. As a diversion time dwindled down to seconds and timed out, Hbox strike a rest on ChuDat’s Ice Climbers. Although he was a transparent victor, Hungrybox seemed staggered in his acceptance of a first-place trophy. It wasn’t a inform spectators were anticipating for, though it was only good adequate to acquire him a DreamHack Austin title.