The Big House (tournament)

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The Big House
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The Big House 6 logo
Tournament information
GameSuper Smash Bros
LocationMichigan
Established2011
Number of
tournaments
9
Administrator(s)Robin "Juggleguy" Harn
Current champion
Melee: Joseph "Mango" Marquez
Ultimate: Sota "Zackray" Okada
Final champion
PM: Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios (2014)
Wii U: Brian "Cosmos" Kalu

The Big House is an annual Super Smash Bros tournament held since 2011 in Michigan.

The Big House[edit]

The first Big House tournament was held on October 22, 2011 at the Michigan League Michigan Room on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 115 entrants participated in Melee singles. It was won by Oscar "Lovage" Nilsson from Southern California.[1] It was an Apex 2012 qualifier.

The Big House tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Oscar Nilsson Lovage Fox
2nd United States Johnny Kim S2J Captain Falcon
3rd United States Jaden Carr VaNz Peach
4th Canada David MacDonald KirbyKaze Sheik
5th Canada Ryan Ford Unknown522 Fox
5th United States James Ma Duck Samus
7th Canada Bernard Mafei RaynEX Fox
7th Canada Camilo Morales Weon-X Fox

The Big House 2[edit]

The Big House 2 was held on October 6–7, 2012 at the Pierpont Commons East Room on the campus of the University of Michigan. Melee was won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez. Project M was won by Brian "metroid1117" Lin.

The Big House 2 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Joseph Marquez Mango Fox, Falco, Captain Falcon
2nd United States Juan Debiedma Hungrybox Jigglypuff
3rd United States Jeremy Westfahl Fly Amanita Ice Climbers
4th United States Zachary Cordoni SFAT Fox
5th Canada Ryan Ford Unknown522 Fox
5th Canada David MacDonald KirbyKaze Sheik
7th United States Kashan Khan Chillin Fox
7th United States Frank Borden Frootloop Falco
Project M Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Brian Lin metroid1117 Ike
2nd United States Joseph Marquez Mango Fox
3rd United States Juan Debiedma Hungrybox Jigglypuff
4th United States Michael Brancato Nintendude Ike, Peach
5th United States Jeremy Westfahl Fly Amanita King Dedede, Lucario
5th United States Kelly Smith Kels Fox, Pikachu, Sonic
7th United States Matthew Zaborowski MattDotZeb Falco
7th United States Adam Oliver Strong Bad Donkey Kong

The Big House 3[edit]

The Big House 3 was held from October 12–13, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor. It was won by Jason "Mew2King" Zimmerman.

The Big House 3 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Jason Zimmerman CT EMP | Mew2King Sheik, Fox, Marth
2nd United States Juan Debiedma CT | Hungrybox Jigglypuff
3rd United States Kevin Nanney VGBC | Dr. PeePee Falco
4th United States Zachary Cordoni SFAT Fox
5th United States Aziz Al-Yami CT | Hax Captain Falcon
5th United States Michael Brancato Nintendude Ice Climbers
7th United States Darkatma Darkatma Sheik
7th United States Kevin Toy PewPewU Marth
Project M Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Kirk Bowser
2nd United States Chad McCullough PikaChad Mario, Zero Suit Samus
3rd United States Jaden Carr VaNz Peach, Sheik, Zero Suit Samus
4th United States Jason Zimmerman CT EMP | Mew2King Fox, Sheik, Bowser
5th United States Rat Wolf
5th United States Rob Dickson Oracle Lucas
7th United States Juan Debiedma Hungrybox Mario, Jigglypuff
7th United States Scythe Wolf

The Big House 4[edit]

The Big House 4 was held from October 4–5, 2014 at the Sheraton DTW Hotel in Romulus. Won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez.[2][3][4][5][6]

The Big House 4 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Joseph Marquez C9 | Mango Falco, Fox, Captain Falcon, Marth
2nd United States Jason Zimmerman EMP P4K | Mew2King Sheik, Marth
3rd Sweden William Hjelte Leffen Fox
4th Sweden Adam Lindgren EMP P4K | Armada Peach
5th United States Joey Aldama Lucky Fox
5th United States Aziz Al-Yami VGBC | Hax Fox
7th United States Kelly Smith Kels Fox, Sheik
7th United States Weston Dennis Westballz Falco
Project M Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Chile Gonzalo Barrios ZeRo Pit, Fox
2nd United Kingdom Aaron Thomas Professor Pro Snake
3rd United States Jason Zimmerman P4K EMP | Mew2King Fox, Mario, Mewtwo
4th United States Arjun Rao Junebug Diddy Kong
5th United States Marcus Wilson Pink Fresh Lucas
5th United States Justin Hallett Wizzrobe Sonic
7th Sweden Adam Lindgren Armada Pit
7th United States Ripple King Dedede

The Big House 5[edit]

The fifth edition of The Big House was held from October 2–4, 2015 at the Adoba Dearborn Hotel in Dearborn. Prior to the tournament Leffen was denied entry into the United States at customs because of lack of a proper work visa due to his affiliation with an American company, Team SoloMid.[7] It was won by Adam "Armada" Lindgren over Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma in the grand finals.[8] Wii U was won by Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios, who also won all nationals he attended up to that point, including the super majors Apex 2015 and EVO 2015.[9] There were 1,317 singles entrants for Melee and 512 for Wii U. This iteration of the tournament dropped Project M as an official event.

The Big House 5 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Sweden Adam Lindgren [A] Armada Peach, Fox
2nd United States Juan Debiedma Liquid`Hungrybox Jigglypuff
3rd United States Jason Zimmerman COG MVG | Mew2King Marth, Sheik
4th United States Joseph Marquez C9 | Mango Fox, Falco
5th United States Weston Dennis Tempo | Westballz Falco
5th United States DaJuan McDaniel WFX | Shroomed Sheik
7th United States Zachary Cordoni SFAT Fox
7th United States Stephen Abate Abate Luigi
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Chile Gonzalo Barrios TSM | ZeRo Sheik, Diddy Kong
2nd United States Nairoby Quezada Liquid`Nairo Zero Suit Samus, Meta Knight, Robin
3rd United States Samuel Buzby iQHQ | Dabuz Rosalina and Luma
4th United States Jason Bates #THE | Anti Mario, Luigi, Sheik
5th United States Rayquaza07 Rosalina and Luma, Sheik
5th United States Vincent Cannino iQHQ | Vinnie Sheik
7th Japan Yuta Kawamura Abadango Meta Knight, Pac-Man, Rosalina and Luma
7th United States Dustin Rice Zenyou Mario, Sheik

The Big House 6[edit]

The sixth Big House was held on October 7–9, 2016.[10] It was the first American tournament that William "Leffen" Hjelte attended since The Big House 5. Melee was won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez, marking it as his third win at The Big House.[11] Wii U was won by Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios and was his third consecutive title at The Big House.[12]

The Big House 6 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Joseph Marquez C9 | Mango Fox, Falco
2nd Sweden Adam Lindgren [A] Armada Peach, Fox
3rd Germany Mustafa Akcakaya Ice Fox
4th United States Jason Zimmerman FOX MVG | Mew2King Sheik, Marth, Peach
5th United States Zachary Cordoni CLG | SFAT Fox
5th United States Juan Debiedma Liquid`Hungrybox Jigglypuff
7th United States Justin Hallett COG | Wizzrobe Captain Falcon
7th United States Kevin Toy CLG | PewPewU Marth
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Chile Gonzalo Barrios TSM | ZeRo Diddy Kong
2nd United States Jason Bates IMT | ANTi Mario, Zero Suit Samus, Charizard, Cloud
3rd Japan Rei Furukawa Komorikiri Cloud, Sonic
4th Netherlands Ramin Delshad PG | Mr. R Sheik, Bayonetta, Cloud
5th United States Samuel Buzby RNG | Dabuz Rosalina and Luma, Olimar
5th United States James Makekau-Tyson CLG | VoiD Sheik
7th United States Nairoby Quezada NRG | Nairo Zero Suit Samus
7th United States Tyler Martins Denial | Marss Zero Suit Samus

The Big House 7[edit]

The seventh Big House was held on October 6-8, 2017 at the Cobo Center in Detroit.[13] Melee was won by Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma over Justin "Plup" McGrath. Wii U was won by Samuel "Dabuz" Buzby over Tyler "Marss" Martins.[14]


The Big House 7 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Juan Debiedma Liquid | Hungrybox Jigglypuff
2nd United States Justin McGrath PG | Plup Sheik, Fox
3rd Sweden William Hjelte TSM | Leffen Fox
4th Sweden Adam Lindgren [A] Armada Peach, Fox
5th United States Joseph Marquez C9 | Mango Fox, Falco
5th United States Jason Zimmerman FOX MVG | Mew2King Sheik, Marth, Peach
7th United States Justin Hallett Fry's | Wizzrobe Captain Falcon
7th United States Johnny Kim Tempo | S2J Captain Falcon
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Samuel Buzby Dabuz Rosalina & Luma
2nd Tyler Martins Marss Zero Suit Samus, Captain Falcon
3rd Brian Kalu Cosmos Corrin
4th Gonzalo Barrios TSM | ZeRo Diddy Kong
5th Saleem Akiel Young Salem Bayonetta
5th Jestise Negron MVD Diddy Kong
7th Larry Holland Larry Lurr Fox
7th Elliot Bastien Carroza-Oyarce Ally Mario

The Big House 8[edit]

The Big House 8 was held on October 5-7th, 2018, and it was once again held at the Cobo Center in Detroit.Cobo Center in Detroit.[15] Melee was won by Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma over Justin "Plup" McGrath. Wii U was won by Brian ''Cosmos'' Kalu over Eric ''ESAM'' Lew. Smash 64 was won by Daniel ''SuPeRbOoMfAn'' Hoyt over Josh Brody.

The Big House 8 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Juan Debiedma Liquid | Hungrybox Jigglypuff
2nd United States Justin McGrath PG | Plup Sheik, Fox
3rd United States Joseph Marquez C9 | Mango Falco
4th United States Zain Naghimi PG | Zain Marth
5th Sweden William Hjelte TSM | Leffen Fox
5th United States Connor Lamb Bananas Ice Climbers
7th United States Jeffrey Williamson Tempo | Axe Pikachu
7th United States Charlie Mckinley CLN | AbsentPage Fox
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Brian Kalu PG | Cosmos Corrin
2nd United States Eric Lew PG | ESAM Pikachu, Samus
3rd United States Gavin Dempsey Tweek Bayonetta, Cloud, Donkey Kong
4th United States Yatiyaña Schaper yeti Mega Man, Toon Link
5th United States Orion Wolf DarkShad Ryu
5th United States Laith Hamdan SDX Mewtwo
7th United States Saleem Akiel Young Liquid MVG | Salem Bayonetta
7th United States Matt Fitzpatrick Elegant Luigi
Super Smash Bros. Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Canada Daniel Hoyt PG | SuPeRbOoMfAn Captain Falcon, Samus, Mario, Luigi, Ness
2nd United States Josh Brody Josh Brody Pikachu
3rd United States Alex Elden EG Captain Falcon, Samus, Mario
4th United States Dillon Grandy CTG Jigglypuff, Captain Falcon
5th United States Ray Miller Raychu Ness
5th United States Patrick Donaldson Dogs_Johnson Pikachu, Captain Falcon
7th Brazil Tomas Kelesik Kort Pikachu, Donkey Kong
7th United States David Shears Shears Yoshi, Fox

The Big House 9[edit]

The Big House 9 was held on October 4-6th, 2019, and it was once again held at the Cobo Center in Detroit.[16] Melee was won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez over Zain "Zain" Naghmi. Ultimate' was won by Sota "Zackray" Okada over Samuel "Dabuz" Buzby. Smash 64 was won by Josh Brody over Prince.

The Big House 9 tournament results
Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Joseph Marquez C9 | Mango Falco, Fox
2nd United States Zain Naghmi PG | Zain Marth
3rd Sweden William Hjelte TSM | Leffen Fox
4th United States Shepard Lima Fiction Fox
5th United States Juan Debiedma Liquid | Hungrybox Jigglypuff
5th United States Jason Zimmerman FOX MVG | Mew2King Marth, Fox
7th United States Joey Aldama DIG | Lucky Fox
7th United States Cody Schwab iBDW Fox
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st Japan Sota Okada GW | Zackray R.O.B., Joker, Wolf, Mr. Game & Watch, Marth
2nd United States Samuel Buzby Liquid | Dabuz Olimar, Rosalina & Luma
3rd Mexico Enrique Hernández Solís Anahuac NVR | Maister Mr. Game & Watch
4th United States Nairoby Quezada NRG | Nairo Palutena
5th United States Gavin Dempsey TSM | Tweek Pokémon Trainer, Wolf, Wario
5th United States Ezra Samsora Morris eU | Samsora Daisy, Peach
7th Japan Shuto Moriya SST | Shuton Olimar
7th United States Randy Fang OES | RFang Pichu
Super Smash Bros. Singles
Place Player Alias Character(s)
1st United States Josh Brody Josh Brody Pikachu
2nd Japan PG | Prince Yoshi
3rd United States Robert Robert Pikachu
4th Canada Yosef Shimonovich YBOMBB Yoshi, Jigglypuff
5th United States Jason Brody VGBC / Darkhorse Captain Falcon, Donkey Kong
5th United States Mando Pikachu
7th United States Patrick Donaldson Dogs_Johnson Captain Falcon
7th United States David Avila B33F Pikachu

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