Saving a biggest ‘Super Smash Bros’ contest from a margin of destruction

March 12, 2015 - Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros.‘ biggest annual tournament, Apex 2015, already warranted a nickname in a media as “The Tournament That Almost Wasn’t.” More than 2,000 players faced losing their strange venue — a Empire Clarion hotel in Secaucus, New Jersey — due to formula violations detected by a glow organise on a initial day of a three-day eventuality in late January.

Mashable‘s video group followed along as a contest was bailed out financially by Twitch, ecstatic to a new venue and reassembled by an army of contest organizers and volunteers in a matter of hours. Professional players and APEX organizers common what it took to keep a grassroots contest alive, and pierce thousands of players and their setups to a code new venue.

Despite losing roughly a day, a contest kept in each event, jacket adult in a diminutive hours Monday, Feb. 2.

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