Duck

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[e][h]Samus Duck
Player Information
Name:
James Ma
Birth:
November 25, 1991 (1991-11-25) (age 27)
Location:
West Bloomfield/Ann Arbor, Michigan
Country:
Team:
ESports Ecosystem
Approx. Total Winnings:
$8,072
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Samus
Secondaries:
Marth
Links
History
2016-07-29 — 2016-08-14
2016-08-15 — 2017-01-05
2017-04-11 — 2018-05-17
2018-08-23 — 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 20th on MPGR 2018 Summer.

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] Duck left Phoenix1 on May 17, 2018.[6] He joined ESports Ecosystem on August 23rd, 2018.[7]

Recent Major Results[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-10-07M313 - 16thThe Big House 8Samus1 : 3USAPikachuAxe
2018-08-26Q717 - 24thShine 2018Samus1 : 3USASheikSwedish Delight
2018-08-05I39 - 12thEVO 2018Samus0 : 2USACaptain FalconS2J
2018-06-03I39 - 12thSmash 'N' Splash 4Samus0 : 3USAMarthZain
2018-05-20I39 - 12thGet On My Level 2018Samus0 : 3JapanYoshiaMSa$34
2018-03-25I39 - 12thFull Bloom 4Samus0 : 3USACaptain FalconS2J
2018-03-11I39 - 12thEnthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018Samus1 : 3USAFoxSFAT$53
2018-01-21M313 - 16thGENESIS 5Samus0 : 3USASamusHugS$100
2017
2017-12-17G17 - 8thThe Holiday Bash Smash InvitationalSamus2 : 3USASheikShroomed$200
2017-10-29I39 - 12thCanada Cup 2017Samus0 : 3SwedenSheikAndroid
2017-10-08Q717 - 24thThe Big House 7Samus0 : 3USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
2017-08-27R725 - 32ndShine 2017Samus1 : 3USAIce ClimbersNintendude
2017-07-30I39 - 12thGet On My Level 2017Samus1 : 3USAMarthThe Moon$45
2017-07-16M313 - 16thEVO 20170 : 2USAThe Moon
2017-06-04I39 - 12thSmash 'N' Splash 3Samus0 : 3USASheikPlup
2017-04-30Q717 - 24thDreamHack Austin 20171 : 3USAGahtzu
2017-04-16I39 - 12thCEO DreamlandSamus0 : 3USAIce Climbersdizzkidboogie
2017-04-09M313 - 16thSmash RivalriesSamus2 : 3USASheikShroomed
2017-03-25B12ndFull Bloom 3Samus0 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox$790
2017-01-22Q717 - 24thGENESIS 4Samus2 : 3USAFoxKJH$75
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2018
2018-06-03G17 - 8thSmash 'N' Splash 4DuckUSA
AbsentPageUSA
0 : 3USAWizzrobe
USASwedish Delight
$65
2018-03-11I39 - 12thEnthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018DuckUSA
KJHUSA
1 : 2USAWizzrobe
USAPrince Abu
2018-01-21S1549 - 64thGENESIS 5DuckUSA
SyphichanCanada
0 : 2USAShinobi
USADarkatma
2017
2017-12-17G17 - 8thThe Holiday Bash Smash InvitationalDuckUSA
HugSUSA
0 : 3Nicaraguan0ne
USAWestballz
2017-07-30M313 - 16thGet On My Level 2017DuckUSA
SyphichanCanada
0 : 2USANintendude
USAMafia
2017-04-09G17 - 8thSmash RivalriesDuckSamusUSA
DruggedfoxFoxUSA
0 : 3USASheikSwedish Delight
USAMarthThe Moon
2017-03-25I39 - 12thFull Bloom 3DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2USAS2J
USAShroomed
2016
2016-12-04I39 - 12thUGC Smash OpenDuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3USAPikachuAxe
USASheikSwedish Delight
2016-11-06G17 - 8thSmash Summit 3DuckSamusUSA
AxePikachuUSA
0 : 3USASheikShroomed
USAMarthThe Moon
2016-10-09M313 - 16thThe Big House 6DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2USAChillindude
USAChuDat
2016-07-03E15 - 6thWTFox 2DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
USAFoxColbol
2016-06-12D14thSmash 'N' SplashDuckSamusUSA
SFATFoxUSA
0 : 3USAFoxWestballz
USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
$96
2016-05-22S3165 - 96thGet On My Level 2016DuckUSA
IceGermany
DQCanadaKevin
ZZZZZZZZOT Eric
2016-05-01C13rdEnthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016DuckSamusUSA
MangoFoxUSA
1 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox
SwedenFoxLeffen
$83
2016-04-24G17 - 8thSmash Summit 2DuckSamusUSA
Silent WolfFoxUSA
0 : 3USAPikachuAxe
USAIce ClimbersWobbles
2016-01-17I39 - 12thGENESIS 3DuckUSA
KJHUSA
LUSADarkatma
USAFrootloop
2014
2014-06-08D14thSuper SWEETDuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
1 : 2CanadaSheikKirbyKaze
CanadaFoxRaynEX
$45
2014-06-01M313 - 16thSKTAR 3DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
LUSANintendude
USAHusband
2014-05-11E15 - 6thGet On My Level 2014DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2CanadaRaynEX
CanadaRiddlebox
$13
All Results

Recent Notable Wins[edit]

Wins over players ranked in SSBMRank 2017:

Rank 1 - Hungrybox
Rank 18 - Westballz
Rank 20 - n0ne
Rank 21 - PewPewU
Rank 22 - Zain
Rank 24 - aMSa
Rank 26 - lloD
Rank 28 - Ice
Rank 32 - Ryan Ford
Rank 34 - KJH
Rank 35 - Nintendude
Rank 36 - Rishi
Rank 37 - Bladewise
Rank 45 - Hax
Rank 49 - Ginger
Rank 56 - Abate
Rank 60 - Overtriforce
Rank 61 - Spark
Rank 67 - Darkatma
Rank 68 - Drephen
Rank 74 - AbsentPage
Rank 79 - MilkMan
Rank 82 - Rocky
Rank 96 - moky
Rank 97 - Legend
Rank 100 - 2saint

Melee Rankings[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
MPGR 2018 Summer 20
SSBMRank 2017 14
SSBMRank 2017 Summer 15
SSBMRank 2016 15
SSBMRank 2015 22
SSBMRank 2014 38
SSBMRank 2013 75

Michigan Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
Winter-Spring 2017 1
Michigan - July to Dec. 2016 1

References[edit]