Tag Archives: melee

European Smash lacks an overall ranking like the MIOM top 100 list, which is a broad display of talent and incentive for players to do better. Although Smashranking.EU has improved a lot of its functionality, there are still several flaws in the (very fickle) ranking aspect of the website, making it unsuited for a precise […]

Final European Smash Circuit top 5

With BEAST 6, the European Smash Circuit has concluded. The circuit’s rankings system was designed to reward consistency over several placements and we’d like to give a warm thanks to everyone that took the effort to travel to as many qualifiers as they could. We’ve seen a big increase in the professionalism, effort and care […]

Photograph: Benjamin Cotton Last week, DreamHack (DH) Winter took place in event hall Elmia, situated in Jönköping, Sweden. With Smash’s first appearance at the Winter LAN festival, the event is considered a major milestone for the European Melee community. The 350 players that entered were competing for the 2nd largest Smash Bros. prize pool to […]

ESC: Avalon M in review

Avalon M, the Dutch Melee qualifier for the European Smash Circuit, took place on October 3 at the usual Avalon venue, “De Patio” in Zoetermeer. Being the first Avalon dedicated solely to Melee, the tournament quickly drew the attention of the European Melee community and hit its attendance cap of 128 players in a week […]

The Netherlands Profile

With two Dutch qualifiers coming up for the European Smash Circuit, namely Avalon M and Avalon U, it’s time to review the Smash history of the Netherlands. The oldest Smash scene in Europe houses many well-known veterans of the games, who to this day play an instrumental part in progressing the community.