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[e][h]Samus Duck
Player Information
Name:
James Ma
Birth:
November 25, 1991 (1991-11-25) (age 26)
Location:
West Bloomfield/Ann Arbor, Michigan
Country:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$7,920
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

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 14th on SSBMRank 2017.

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]

Recent Major Results[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
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
2016
2016-12-04Q717 - 24thUGC Smash OpenSamus1 : 3USASheikMew2King
2016-11-06G17 - 8thSmash Summit 3Samus1 : 3USASheikPlup$648
2016-10-30I39 - 12thCanada Cup 2016Samus1 : 2USAFalcoZhu
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2018
2018-06-03 A57 - 8th Smash 'N' Splash 4 DuckUSA
AbsentPageUSA
0 : 3 USAWizzrobe
USASwedish Delight
$65.25
2018-03-11 A59 - 12th Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018 DuckUSA
KJHUSA
1 : 2 USAWizzrobe
USAPrince Abu
2018-01-21 C149 - 64th GENESIS 5 DuckUSA
SyphichanCanada
0 : 2 USAShinobi
USADarkatma
2017
2017-12-17 A57 - 8th The Holiday Bash Smash Invitational DuckUSA
HugSUSA
0 : 3 Nicaraguan0ne
USAWestballz
2017-07-30 A513 - 16th Get On My Level 2017 DuckUSA
SyphichanCanada
0 : 2 USANintendude
USAMafia
2017-04-09 A57 - 8th Smash Rivalries DuckSamusUSA
DruggedfoxFoxUSA
0 : 3 USASheikSwedish Delight
USAMarthThe Moon
2017-03-25 A59 - 12th Full Bloom 3 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2 USAS2J
USAShroomed
2016
2016-12-04 A59 - 12th UGC Smash Open DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3 USAPikachuAxe
USASheikSwedish Delight
2016-11-06 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 3 DuckSamusUSA
AxePikachuUSA
0 : 3 USASheikShroomed
USAMarthThe Moon
2016-10-09 A513 - 16th The Big House 6 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2 USAChillindude
USAChuDat
2016-07-03 A55 - 6th WTFox 2 DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3 USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
USAFoxColbol
2016-06-12 A44th Smash 'N' Splash DuckSamusUSA
SFATFoxUSA
0 : 3 USAFoxWestballz
USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
$96
2016-05-22 C165 - 96th Get On My Level 2016 DuckUSA
IceGermany
DQ CanadaKevin
ZZZZZZZZOT Eric
2016-05-01 A33rd Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 DuckSamusUSA
MangoFoxUSA
1 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
SwedenFoxLeffen
$83.70
2016-04-24 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 2 DuckSamusUSA
Silent WolfFoxUSA
0 : 3 USAPikachuAxe
USAIce ClimbersWobbles
2016-01-17 A59 - 12th GENESIS 3 DuckUSA
KJHUSA
L USADarkatma
USAFrootloop
2014
2014-06-08 A44th Super SWEET DuckSamusUSA
Prince AbuJigglypuffUSA
1 : 2 CanadaSheikKirbyKaze
CanadaFoxRaynEX
$45
2014-06-01 A513 - 16th SKTAR 3 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
L USANintendude
USAHusband
2014-05-11 A55 - 6th Get On My Level 2014 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
0 : 2 CanadaRaynEX
CanadaRiddlebox
$13.08
All Results

Recent Notable Wins[edit]

Wins over players ranked in SSBMRank 2017:

Rank 18 - Westballz
Rank 20 - n0ne
Rank 21 - PewPewU
Rank 26 - lloD
Rank 28 - Ice
Rank 32 - Ryan Ford
Rank 36 - Rishi
Rank 45 - Hax
Rank 49 - Ginger
Rank 56 - Abate
Rank 68 - Drephen
Rank 79 - MilkMan
Rank 97 - Legend
Rank 100 - 2saint

Melee Rankings[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
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]