Phoenix1 signs Duck as a team’s initial Super Smash Bros. Melee player
April 12, 2017 - Super Smash Bros
Phoenix1 announced Tuesday morning that it has sealed James “Duck” Ma, their initial Super Smash Bros. Melee player.
“On interest of everybody during Phoenix1 we wish to acquire Duck into a P1 family and wish him a best during a arriving [CEO Dreamland] event,” group owners Rob Moore told Yahoo Esports. “This continues a plan of expanding a Phoenix1 code opposite mixed games with a concentration on immature arriving talent.”
Duck is ranked #15 on a 2016 SSBMRank list and is deliberate a tip Melee actor in Michigan. His important placings embody a feat during Show Me Your Moves 17 and second place finishes during Dairly Beloved, Endgame, and Full Bloom 3. He many recently competed during Smash Rivalries, where he finished in 13th place.
The Samus actor had signed with Denial Esports behind in August. Duck and a group jointly concluded to partial ways in Jan over late payments. Duck has since posted that there are no superb payments due and that his knowledge with Denial was altogether positive.
This is Phoenix1’s second burst into a Smash Bros. realm. The group had formerly announced their participation in a Smash 4 universe by signing Gavin “Tweek” Dempsey in February. Tweek was a team’s initial incursion into esports outward of League of Legends.
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