Salem

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[e][h]Bayonetta Salem
Salem Genesis4.jpg
Salem at GENESIS 4
Player Information
Name:
Saleem Akiel Young
Birth:
August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 23)
Location:
Florida
Country:
Team:
Most Valuable Gaming
Approx. Total Winnings:
$22,706
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Main:
Zero Suit Samus Zero Suit Samus
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Main:
Bayonetta Bayonetta
Secondaries:
Samus Samus, Lucina Lucina, Greninja Greninja
Links
Achievements
EVO 2017 DreamHack Atlanta 2017
History
2013-05-16 — 2016-10-08
2016-10-08 — Present


Saleem "Salem" Akiel Young is a Wii U Bayonetta player from Florida, USA. He is ranked 11th in the world on the Panda Global Rankings Version 3. He is considered one of the best Bayonetta mains in the world along with CaptainZack.

Biography[edit]

At Apex 2013, Salem made one of the biggest wins of his career when he unexpectedly took the tournament. He defeated top players such as MikeHaze, Mr.R, Otori, Dojo, Mikeneko, and Mew2King in both winners and grand finals. His grand finals set versus Mew2King is known as the best Brawl set of all time.[citation needed] He had never won a tournament prior to Apex 2013.

On May 16, 2013, Salem was sponsored by CLASH Tournaments.[1]

At EVO 2017 Salem won his first ever major tournament in Smash 4. After being sent to the losers bracket by Larry Lurr in winners semi-finals he went on to beat KEN, Tweek, Larry Lurr and then had a 10 game set versus ZeRo to take the tournament, crowning himself as the EVO 2017 champion.

Salem was signed by Most Valuable Gaming on October 8th, 2016.[2]

Wii U Results[edit]

Date Place Event Result Prize
2017
2017-10-08 A55 - 6th The Big House 7 Bayonetta 1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
2017-10-01 A59 - 12th GameTyrant Expo 2017 Bayonetta 1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo $600
2017-09-04 A33rd PAX Arena at PAX West 2017 Bayonetta 2 : 3 USADiddy KongNairo $1,500
2017-08-27 A44th Shine 2017 Bayonetta 0 : 3 USACloudTweek
2017-08-20 A57 - 8th 2GGC: SCR Saga BayonettaGreninja 2 : 3 CanadaBayonettaMistake $120.20
2017-08-13 A57 - 8th Super Smash Con 2017 Bayonetta 0 : 3 CanadaBayonettaMistake $229.65
2017-07-23 A11st DreamHack Atlanta 2017 Bayonetta 3 : 2
3 : 1
USASheikVoiD $4,700
2017-07-16 A11st EVO 2017 Bayonetta 3 : 2
3 : 2
ChileDiddy KongZeRo $9,048
2017-06-18 A57 - 8th CEO 2017 Bayonetta 2 : 3 MexicoCloudCorrinMKLeo
2017-06-11 A22nd 2GGC: Nairo Saga Bayonetta 2 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
2017-05-28 A57 - 8th MomoCon 2017 Bayonetta 2 : 3 USACaptain FalconFatality
2017-04-16 B717 - 24th CEO Dreamland 2 : 3 USAANTi
2017-04-02 A44th KTAR XX Bayonetta 2 : 3 USACloudDonkey KongTweek
2017-03-26 B725 - 32nd 2GGC: Civil War 0 : 3 USAZinoto
2017-03-19 A57 - 8th Frame Perfect Series 2 Bayonetta 1 : 3 USARosalina & LumaDabuz $89.50
2017-02-26 A55 - 6th Frostbite 2017 Bayonetta 0 : 3 USARosalina & LumaDabuz $171
2017-01-22 B725 - 32nd GENESIS 4 2 : 3 ChileZeRo
2017-01-07 A11st Smash Conference LXIX Bayonetta 3 : 1 USARosalina & LumaSamsora
2016
2016-12-18 B717 - 24th 2GGT: ZeRo Saga Bayonetta 2 : 3 USARosalina & LumaDabuz
2016-12-04 B717 - 24th UGC Smash Open Bayonetta 1 : 3 JapanMega ManKameme
2016-11-19 A22nd KTAR XIX Bayonetta 1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
2016-10-30 A11st Olympus Bayonetta 3 : 0
3 : 0
USACloudTweek $834
2016-10-09 A59 - 12th The Big House 6 Bayonetta 1 : 3 USAZero Suit SamusNairo
2016-10-06 A11st Little Big House 2 Bayonetta 2 : 1 JapanMewtwoAbadango
2016-09-03 A11st Collision XIV Bayonetta 3 : 0
3 : 2
USACloudTweek
2016-07-17 C133 - 48th EVO 2016 Bayonetta 1 : 2 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
2016-03-06 A59 - 12th Shots Fired 2 Bayonetta 2 : 3 NetherlandsSheikMr.R
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2017
2017-10-08 A57 - 8th The Big House 7 SalemBayonettaIkeUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
0 : 3 USACloudTweek
USACloudANTi
2017-08-27 A59 - 12th Shine 2017 SalemUSA
JKUSA
1 : 2 USAKoolaid
USAMattyG
2017-08-20 A22nd 2GGC: SCR Saga SalemBayonettaUSA
MistakeBayonettaCanada
0 : 3 JapanCloudkomorikiri
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$160.80
2017-08-13 A44th Super Smash Con 2017 SalemBayonettaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USACloudNairo
$352
2017-07-23 A22nd DreamHack Atlanta 2017 SalemBayonettaUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
3 : 2
0 : 3
MexicoCloudMKLeo
CanadaMarioAlly
2017-06-11 A59 - 12th 2GGC: Nairo Saga SalemUSA
AllyCanada
1 : 2 USATweek
USASamsora
2017-05-28 A59 - 12th MomoCon 2017 SalemBayonettaUSA
Larry LurrFoxUSA
1 : 2 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USALucinaZero Suit SamusNairo
2017-04-16 A57 - 8th CEO Dreamland SalemBayonettaSheikUSA
Mew2KingCloudUSA
0 : 2 USABayonettaCaptainZack
USACloudTweek
2017-04-02 A55 - 6th KTAR XX SalemUSA
Salem's FriendZZZZZZZZ
2 : 3 USATweek
USANairo
2017-03-26 A57 - 8th 2GGC: Civil War SalemBayonettaUSA
Mew2KingCloudUSA
1 : 3 JapanMeta KnightAbadango
JapanSheikKameme
$76.60
2017-03-19 B725 - 32nd Frame Perfect Series 2 SalemUSA
WoundedDragonZZZZZZZZ
0 : 2 USADJ Jack
USAXaltis
2017-02-26 A22nd Frostbite 2017 SalemBayonettaLucinaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
0 : 3
0 : 3
CanadaMarioAlly
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$182
2017-01-07 A11st Smash Conference LXIX SalemUSA
8BitManUSA
3 : 1 USAMew2King
USAMr.E
2016
2016-12-04 A33rd UGC Smash Open SalemUSA
RyugaUSA
2 : 3 USADay
MexicoMKLeo
$466.50
2016-11-19 B717 - 24th KTAR XIX SalemUSA
ChiboUSA
1 : 2 USAVivid
USACORONA17
2016-10-30 A44th Olympus SalemUSA
FatalityUSA
L USAThe Great Gonzales
USAShoyo James
$16
2016-09-03 A513 - 16th Collision XIV SalemUSA
ChiboUSA
0 : 2 USADKwill
USAMr.E
2016-03-06 B717 - 24th Shots Fired 2 SalemUSA
ChiboUSA
1 : 2 USAManny
USAdyr

Brawl Results[edit]

Date Place Event Result Prize
2017
2017-08-13 A33rd Super Smash Con 2017 Zero Suit Samus 2 : 3 USAMeta KnightNairo $273
2017-04-16 A33rd CEO Dreamland Zero Suit Samus 1 : 3 USAMeta KnightNairo $81.90
2013
2013-01-13 A11st Apex 2013 Zero Suit Samus 3 : 2 USAMeta KnightMew2King $3,285
2012
2012-01-08 C133 - 48th Apex 2012 NetherlandsMr. R


Wii U Rankings[edit]

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGR v3 11
PGR v2 13

New Jersey Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
July - December 2016 3
January - June 2016 5

Central Florida Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
Spring 2017 2

References[edit]