Salem

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[e][h]Bayonetta Salem
Salem at GENESIS 4
Player Information
Name:
Saleem Akiel Young
Birth:
August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 23)
Location:
Florida
Country:
Team:
Team Liquid
Most Valuable Gaming
Approx. Total Winnings:
$40,942
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 Smash 4 Boot Camp
History
2013-05-16 — 2016-10-08
2016-10-08 — Present
2018-02-09 — Present


Saleem "Salem" Akiel Young is a Wii U Bayonetta player from Florida, USA. He is ranked 2nd in the world on the Panda Global Rankings Version 4. He is considered one of the best Bayonetta mains in the world along with Mistake and 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]. On February 9th, 2018, it was announced that he joined Team Liquid.[3]

Recent Major Wii U Results[edit]

Date Place Event Result Prize
2018
2018-02-11 A44th Frostbite 2018 Bayonetta 1 : 3 USABayonettaTweek $864
2018-01-21 A33rd GENESIS 5 Bayonetta 0 : 3 CanadaBayonettaMistake $654
2018-01-14 A511 - 12th PAX Arena at Pax South 2018 Bayonetta 0 : 3 USAZero Suit SamusMarss
2017
2017-12-10 A11st Smash 4 Boot Camp Bayonetta 3 : 0
3 : 2
USABowserZero Suit SamusCorrinDiddy KongNairo
2017-12-03 A33rd 2GG Championship Bayonetta 1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo $5,000
2017-11-04 A59 - 12th 2GGC: MKLeo Saga Bayonetta 2 : 3 JapanMewtwoAbadango
2017-10-15 A11st 2GGC: Fire Emblem Saga Bayonetta 3 : 2 USADiddy KongZero Suit SamusNairo $3,755
2017-10-08 A55 - 6th The Big House 7 Bayonetta 1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo $256
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 $121.80
2017-06-11 A22nd 2GGC: Nairo Saga Bayonetta 2 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo $3,970
2017-05-28 A57 - 8th MomoCon 2017 Bayonetta 2 : 3 USACaptain FalconFatality $117.90
2017-04-16 B717 - 24th CEO Dreamland 2 : 3 USAANTi
2017-03-26 B725 - 32nd 2GGC: Civil War 0 : 3 USAZinoto
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2017
2017-12-10 A55 - 6th Smash 4 Boot Camp SalemBayonettaUSA
MVDCloudUSA
0 : 2 USAZero Suit SamusMarss
USAFoxLight
2017-11-04 A59 - 12th 2GGC: MKLeo Saga SalemUSA
komorikiriJapan
0 : 2 JapanKEN
JapanTsu
2017-10-15 A33rd 2GGC: Fire Emblem Saga SalemUSA
RyugaUSA
0 : 3 USASamsora
CanadaMistake
$88.40
2017-10-08 A57 - 8th The Big House 7 SalemBayonettaIkeUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
0 : 3 USACloudTweek
USACloudANTi
$32
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
2017-03-26 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
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
2016-03-06 B717 - 24th Shots Fired 2 SalemUSA
ChiboUSA
1 : 2 USAManny
USAdyr
All Results

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 v4 2
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]