Duck

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[e][h]Samus Duck
Duck shloub.png
Player Information
Name:
James Ma
Birth:
November 25, 1991 (1991-11-25) (age 25)
Location:
West Bloomfield/Ann Arbor, Michigan
Country:
Team:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$6,246
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Samus Samus
Secondaries:
Marth Marth
Links
History
2016-07-29 — 2016-08-14
2016-08-15 — 2017-01-05
2017-04-11 — Present

James "Duck" Ma is a Samus player from Michigan. He is considered one of the best Samus players in the world, and also one of the best players in the Midwest, ranked 22nd on the 2015 Melee it On Me SSBM Rank and 15th on the 2016 SSBM Rank.

He has consistently finished in the top 8 at Midwest tournaments, and has recently received a reputation for defeating Canadian players, with multiple set wins over KirbyKaze, eliminating two Canadians at Super SWEET, and top 8 finishes at a multitude of Canadian tournaments he has attended (such as Get On My Level 2014, The Come Up, Enthusiast Gaming Live, Get On My Level 2015 and Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo), and at the Swedish tournament DreamHack Winter 2015.

On July 29, 2016, he was sponsored for the first time by Melee It On Me.[1] He was released by MIOM on August 14, 2016, and was signed the following day by Denial eSports.[2][3]

On January 5th, 2017, Duck left Denial eSports and became a free agent.[4] On April, 11th, 2017, Duck was signed by Phoenix1.[5]

Recent Major Results[edit]

Date Place Event Result Prize
2017
2017-08-27 B725 - 32nd Shine 2017 Samus 1 : 3 USAIce ClimbersNintendude
2017-07-30 A59 - 12th Get On My Level 2017 Samus 1 : 3 USAMarthThe Moon $45.52
2017-07-16 A513 - 16th EVO 2017 0 : 2 USAThe Moon
2017-06-04 A59 - 12th Smash 'N' Splash 3 Samus 0 : 3 USASheikPlup
2017-04-30 B717 - 24th DreamHack Austin 2017 1 : 3 USAGahtzu
2017-04-16 A59 - 12th CEO Dreamland Samus 0 : 3 USAIce Climbersdizzkidboogie
2017-04-09 A513 - 16th Smash Rivalries Samus 2 : 3 USASheikShroomed
2017-03-25 A22nd Full Bloom 3 Samus 0 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
2017-01-22 B717 - 24th GENESIS 4 Samus 2 : 3 USAFoxKJH $75
2016
2016-12-04 B717 - 24th UGC Smash Open Samus 1 : 3 USASheikMew2King
2016-11-06 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 3 Samus 1 : 3 USASheikPlup $648.27
2016-10-30 A59 - 12th Canada Cup 2016 Samus 1 : 2 USAFalcoZhu
2016-10-09 A513 - 16th The Big House 6 MarthSamus 0 : 3 USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
2016-08-28 A59 - 12th Shine 2016 Samus 2 : 3 USAPikachuMarthAxe $108.79
2016-07-17 A59 - 12th EVO 2016 Samus 0 : 2 USACaptain FalconS2J
2016-07-03 A57 - 8th WTFox 2 Samus 0 : 3 USAMarthThe Moon $74.20
2016-06-12 A59 - 12th Smash 'N' Splash 2 Samus 1 : 2 USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
2016-05-22 C133 - 48th Get On My Level 2016 DQ USADJ Nintendo
2016-05-08 A59 - 12th DreamHack Austin 2016 Samus 0 : 3 USAIce ClimbersNintendude
2016-05-01 A55 - 6th Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 Samus 1 : 3 USAPeachMacD $180.80
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2017
2017-07-30 A513 - 16th Get On My Level 2017 DuckUSA
SyphichanCanada
0 : 2 USANintendude
USAMafia
2017-04-09 A57 - 8th Smash Rivalries DuckSamusUSA
DruggedfoxFoxUSA
0 : 3 USASheikSwedish Delight
USAMarthThe Moon
2017-03-25 A59 - 12th Full Bloom 3 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2 USAS2J
USAShroomed
2016
2016-12-04 A59 - 12th UGC Smash Open DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3 USAPikachuAxe
USASheikSwedish Delight
2016-11-06 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 3 DuckSamusUSA
AxePikachuUSA
0 : 3 USASheikShroomed
USAMarthThe Moon
2016-10-09 A513 - 16th The Big House 6 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2 USAChillindude
USAChuDat
2016-07-03 A55 - 6th WTFox 2 DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3 USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
USAFoxColbol
2016-06-12 A44th Smash 'N' Splash DuckSamusUSA
SFATFoxUSA
0 : 3 USAFoxWestballz
USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
$96
2016-05-22 C165 - 96th Get On My Level 2016 DuckUSA
IceGermany
DQ CanadaKevin
ZZZZZZZZOT Eric
2016-05-01 A33rd Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 DuckSamusUSA
MangoFoxUSA
1 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
SwedenFoxLeffen
$83.70
2016-04-24 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 2 DuckSamusUSA
Silent WolfFoxUSA
0 : 3 USAPikachuAxe
USAIce ClimbersWobbles
2014
2014-06-08 A44th Super SWEET DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
1 : 2 CanadaSheikKirbyKaze
CanadaFoxRaynEX
$45
2014-05-11 A55 - 6th Get On My Level 2014 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2 CanadaRaynEX
CanadaRiddlebox
$13.08
All Results

Melee Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBMRank 2017 Summer 15
SSBMRank 2016 15
SSBMRank 2015 22
SSBMRank 2014 38
SSBMRank 2013 75

References[edit]