Duck

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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:
$7,858
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Samus Samus
Secondaries:
Marth 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
2018-05-20I39 - 12thGet On My Level 2018Samus0 : 3JapanYoshiaMSa$34
2018-03-25I39 - 12thFull Bloom 4Samus0 : 3USACaptain FalconS2J
2018-03-11I39 - 12thEnthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018Samus1 : 3USAFoxSFAT$57
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
2016-10-09M313 - 16thThe Big House 6MarthSamus0 : 3USACaptain FalconWizzrobe
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2016
2016-01-17 A59 - 12th GENESIS 3 DuckUSA
KJHUSA
L USADarkatma
USAFrootloop
2014
2014-06-01 A513 - 16th SKTAR 3 DuckUSA
Prince AbuUSA
L USANintendude
USAHusband
All Results

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]