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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:
Phoenix1
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
Apr 28-30 B717 - 24th DreamHack Austin 2017 1 : 3 USA Gahtzu
Apr 14-16 A59 - 12th CEO Dreamland 0 : 3 USA Ice Climbers dizzkidboogie
Apr 8-9 A513 - 16th Smash Rivalries 2 : 3 USA Sheik Shroomed
Mar 25 A22nd Full Bloom 3 0 : 3 USA Jigglypuff Hungrybox
Jan 20-22 B717 - 24th GENESIS 4 2 : 3 USA Fox KJH $75
2016
Dec 2-4 B717 - 24th UGC Smash Open 1 : 3 USA Sheik Mew2King
Nov 3-6 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 3 1 : 3 USA Sheik Plup $648.27
Oct 28-30 A59 - 12th Canada Cup 2016 1 : 2 USA Falco Zhu
Oct 7-9 A513 - 16th The Big House 6 0 : 3 USA Captain Falcon Wizzrobe
Aug 26-28 A59 - 12th Shine 2016 2 : 3 USA Pikachu Marth Axe $108.79
Jul 15-17 A59 - 12th EVO 2016 0 : 2 USA Captain Falcon S2J
Jul 1-3 A57 - 8th WTFox 2 0 : 3 USA Marth The Moon $74.20
Jun 11-12 A59 - 12th Smash 'N' Splash 2 1 : 2 USA Captain Falcon Wizzrobe
May 20-22 C133 - 48th Get On My Level 2016 DQ USA DJ Nintendo
May 6-8 A59 - 12th DreamHack Austin 2016 0 : 3 USA Ice Climbers Nintendude
Apr 29-May 1 A55 - 6th Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 1 : 3 USA Peach MacD $180.80
Apr 21-24 A59 - 12th Smash Summit 2 1 : 3 USA Pikachu Axe $518.46
Apr 2-3 A513 - 16th Pound 2016 0 : 3 USA Captain Falcon Wizzrobe
Jan 15-17 A513 - 16th GENESIS 3 1 : 3 USA Colbol $100
2015
Nov 26-28 A55 - 6th DreamHack Winter 2015 0 : 3 USA Samus Plup $600
All Results

Melee Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBM Rank 2016 15
SSBM Rank 2015 22
SSBM Rank 2014 38
SSBM Rank 2013 75

References[edit]