ESAM

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[e][h]Pikachu ESAM
Player Information
Name:
Eric Lew
Birth:
November 17, 1992 (1992-11-17) (age 26)
Country:
Team:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$40,661
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Samus
Secondaries:
Fox
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Main:
Pikachu
Ice Climbers
Project M
Main:
Samus
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Main:
Pikachu
Secondaries:
Mewtwo
Samus
Corrin
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Main:
Pikachu
Secondaries:
Yoshi
Samus
Links
Achievements
Ultimate
Glitch 7
History
????-??-?? — 2015-06-25
2015-06-26 — Present

Eric "ESAM" Lew is an Ultimate Pikachu main, and formerly a Wii U Pikachu main, from Florida and South Carolina[citation needed] currently playing for Panda Global. While he is a skilled Melee and Project M player, he is best known for his top level play in Brawl, Wii U, and Ultimate. He is also known for being the best Pikachu main in both Wii U and Ultimate. He is ranked as the 17th best Wii U player of all time on the PGR100. In Ultimate he is currently ranked 16th on PGRU Spring 2019.

Biography[edit]

Although being critical and joking of his own Melee play, ESAM is still considered one of the best Samuses in his home state of Florida, as well as South Carolina where he also competes fairly frequently. He has tournament wins over strong players such as Westballz, Wobbles, The Moon, dizzkidboogie, Zhu, Javi, Chillindude, and had a relatively close set with PPMD. He was ranked 93rd on Melee It On Me's 2013 SSBM Player Rankings, 100th on the 2014 edition, 81st on the 2015 edition and 68th on the 2016 edition.

ESAM would finally win his first major, doing so at Glitch 7, defeating Suarez, LeoN, Nairo, Tweek, and Light twice. His victory would also coincide with Ash Ketchum's victory at the Manalo Conference in the Pokémon anime, as both are known for using Pikachu.

Results[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2019
2019-10-12I39 - 12thThunder Smash 3Pikachu2 : 3JapanWarioKameme
2019-10-06M313 - 16thThe Big House 9Pikachu1 : 3USAR.O.B.WaDi
2019-09-15A11stGlitch 7Pikachu3 : 2USAFoxLight
2019-09-08B12ndDreamHack Montreal 2019Pikachu3 : 0
1 : 3
USAZero Suit SamusMarss$2,000
2019-08-25I39 - 12thShine 2019Pikachu1 : 3USAWarioTweek$132
2019-08-11I39 - 12thSuper Smash Con 2019Pikachu2 : 3MexicoMr. Game & WatchMaister$135
2019-08-04R725 - 32ndEVO 2019Pikachu0 : 2USALuigiElegant
2019-07-28D14thThunder Smash 2Pikachu2 : 3USAOlimarDabuz
2019-07-14Q717 - 24thLow Tier City 70 : 2MexicoJoker
2019-06-30I39 - 12thCEO 2019Pikachu0 : 2USAZero Suit SamusMarss
2019-06-02C13rdDreamHack Dallas 2019JokerPikachuYoshi1 : 3USAPeachMuteAce$1,000
2019-05-26E15 - 6thCombo Breaker 2019Pikachu1 : 2USASnakeMVD$129
2019-05-19C13rdGet On My Level 2019Pikachu2 : 3USAIkeMarss$1,318
2019-05-05E15 - 6thThunder SmashPikachu2 : 3USAOlimarDabuz$1,000
2019-04-21R725 - 32ndPound 2019PikachuDark Samus2 : 3USAPeachLingLing
2019-04-14S1533 - 48th2GG: Prime Saga1 : 3USAven
2019-03-31A11stBattle of BC 3Pikachu1 : 3
3 : 1
CanadaMarioAlly
2019-03-24D14thFull Bloom 5Pikachu2 : 3USAInklingCosmos$218
2019-03-03B12ndUltimate NimbusPikachu3 : 2
2 : 3
USAFoxLight
2019-02-24S3165 - 96thFrostbite 2019Pikachu1 : 2USAChromShoyo James
2019-02-03G17 - 8thGENESIS 6Pikachu0 : 3USAFoxLight
2019-01-20M313 - 16thGlitch 6Pikachu2 : 3USAInklingCosmos
2018
2018-12-16B12ndDon't Park on the Grass 2018Pikachu1 : 3USASnakeMVD$1,447
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2019
2019-10-06S1533 - 48thThe Big House 9ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
0 : 2USAFatality
USASonido
2019-09-15C13rdGlitch 7ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
0 : 3USAMarioDark Wizzy
USAFoxLight
2019-09-08A11stDreamHack Montreal 2019ESAMUSA
MarssUSA
3 : 1CanadaSmokk
CanadaVenom
$300
2019-08-25I39 - 12thShine 2019ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
1 : 3USASamsora
USANairo
$132
2019-08-11D14thSuper Smash Con 2019ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
1 : 3USANessBestNess
USAFoxMarioLui$
$2,166
2019-07-14D14thLow Tier City 7ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
2 : 3USALui$
USABestNess
2019-06-02A11stDreamHack Dallas 2019ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
1 : 3
3 : 2
USAANTi
USALarry Lurr
$300
2019-05-26A11stCombo Breaker 2019ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
2 : 3
3 : 2
USAMarioLucarioANTi
USASnakePelca
$270
2019-05-19C13rdGet On My Level 2019ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
2 : 3MexicoJokerMkLeo
MexicoRoyPokémon TrainerSerge!
$172
2019-04-21G17 - 8thPound 2019ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
0 : 3USALarry Lurr
CanadaAlly
$34
2019-04-14Q717 - 24th2GG: Prime SagaESAMUSA
VoiDUSA
0 : 2USAUltimate Razer
USAMegafox
2019-03-31B12ndBattle of BC 3ESAMPikachuUSA
Captain LPichuCanada
2 : 3USAPokémon TrainerPandarian
USAPeachDaisyCaptainZack
2019-03-24B12ndFull Bloom 5ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
1 : 3USAInklingCosmos
USAIkeIce ClimbersMarss
$102
2019-02-24B12ndFrostbite 2019ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
2 : 3
0 : 3
USAYoung LinkTweek
USAZero Suit SamusMarss
$588
2019-02-03C13rdGENESIS 6ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
0 : 3USAFoxLight
USAIkeMarss
2019-01-20C13rdGlitch 6ESAMYoshiPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeUSA
2 : 3USAInklingCosmos
USAWarioYoung LinkTweek
2018
2018-12-16A11stDon't Park on the Grass 2018ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDSnakeIncineroarUSA
3 : 1USANessMr. Game & WatchJtails
USAKing K. RoolKOSSismoss
$550
vs. Japan Kameme
vs. Japan Tea
vs. Japan Lea
vs. United States of America Morpheus
vs. United States of America Light
vs. United States of America Light
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. United States of America LeoN
vs. United States of America Suarez
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. Mexico MkLeo
vs. United States of America Juuuuul
vs. United States of America Magister
vs. Mexico Maister
vs. United States of America Samsora
vs. United States of America Raffi-X
vs. Canada Lemmon
vs. United States of America DM
vs. Japan ZAKI

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in PGRU Spring 2019:

Rank 2 - Tweek
Rank 3 - Marss
Rank 8 - Nairo
Rank 10 - Light
Rank 22 - Salem
Rank 30 - Lea
Rank 35 - LeoN
Rank 49 - Suarez

Wii U[edit]

Recent Majors[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-11-18E15 - 6thDreamHack Atlanta 2018SamusPikachu0 : 3USASonicWrath$500
2018-10-07B12ndThe Big House 8PikachuSamus1 : 3USACorrinCosmos$562
2018-08-12S1533 - 48thSuper Smash Con 20180 : 2USAKonga
2018-08-05M313 - 16thEVO 2018Pikachu1 : 2JapanZero Suit SamusChoco
2018-07-01S1533 - 48thCEO 20180 : 2USAtyroy
2018-05-20M313 - 16thGet On My Level 2018Pikachu2 : 3CanadaRyuLocus$17
2018-03-11C13rdEnthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018Diddy KongPikachu1 : 3USAMewtwoWaDi$729
2018-02-11S3165 - 96thFrostbite 2018DQUSAMorpheus
2018-01-28M313 - 16thEVO Japan 20180 : 2JapanSigma
2018-01-21G17 - 8thGENESIS 5Pikachu0 : 3USAZero Suit SamusNairo$130
2017
2017-11-04Q717 - 24th2GGC: MKLeo Saga2 : 3JapanKirihara
2017-10-08R725 - 32ndThe Big House 7Pikachu1 : 3JapanMewtwoAbadango
2017-10-01Q717 - 24thGameTyrant Expo 20171 : 3USAZinoto
2017-08-27M313 - 16thShine 2017Pikachu1 : 3USAMewtwoWaDi
2017-08-13M313 - 16thSuper Smash Con 2017Pikachu1 : 3USASonic6WX
2017-07-23I39 - 12thDreamHack Atlanta 2017Pikachu1 : 3NetherlandsSheikMr.R
2017-07-16S1549 - 64thEVO 20170 : 2United KingdomIxisNaugus
2017-06-18Q717 - 24thCEO 20171 : 3USAWrath
2017-06-04E15 - 6thSmash 'N' Splash 3Pikachu0 : 3USACloudTweek$472
2017-04-30E15 - 6thDreamHack Austin 2017PikachuSamus0 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo$500
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2018
2018-11-18C13rdDreamHack Atlanta 2018ESAMUSA
FatalityUSA
1 : 3USASamsora
USACaptainZack
$50
2018-10-07E15 - 6thThe Big House 8ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongBayonettaUSA
1 : 3USASheikVoiD
USANessNAKAT
$35
2018-08-12G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2018ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
1 : 3USASDX
USALight
$83
2018-07-01E15 - 6thCEO 2018ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongBayonettaUSA
0 : 2USANessNAKAT
NetherlandsSheikMr.R
$37
2018-05-20D14thGet On My Level 2018ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongUSA
1 : 3MexicoCloudMKLeo
CanadaBayonettaMistake
$93
2018-03-11B12ndEnthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongUSA
0 : 3
0 : 3
CanadaBayonettaMistake
USAPeachSamsora
$146
2018-02-11I39 - 12thFrostbite 2018ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
0 : 2CanadaMistake
USASamsora
2018-01-21B12ndGENESIS 5ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongUSA
1 : 3MexicoCloudMKLeo
MexicoSheikJavi
$296
2017
2017-11-04G17 - 8th2GGC: MKLeo SagaESAMUSA
MVDUSA
0 : 2JapanKEN
JapanTsu
2017-10-08E15 - 6thThe Big House 7ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongUSA
2 : 3USABayonettaCaptainZack
CanadaBayonettaMistake
$64
2017-10-01G17 - 8thGameTyrant Expo 2017ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
2 : 3USAMarss
USAZinoto
$25
2017-08-27E15 - 6thShine 2017ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDCloudDiddy KongUSA
2 : 3USALucarioMarss
USADiddy KongZinoto
2017-08-13G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2017ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongUSA
2 : 3USABayonettaSalem
USACorrinRyuga
$88
2017-07-23E15 - 6thDreamHack Atlanta 2017ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDDiddy KongUSA
0 : 2USACloudNairo
ChileDiddy KongZeRo
2017-06-04C13rdSmash 'N' Splash 3ESAMPikachuUSA
MVDCloudUSA
0 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USACloudTweek
$277
2017-04-30C13rdDreamHack Austin 2017ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
0 : 3CanadaAlly
CanadaLocus
2017-04-16G17 - 8thCEO DreamlandESAMPikachuUSA
MVDCloudUSA
1 : 2USALucasMekos
USAMarthMr.E
2017-03-26I39 - 12th2GGC: Civil WarESAMPikachuUSA
MVDCloudUSA
0 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USACloudNairo
2017-03-19C13rdFrame Perfect Series 2ESAMPikachuMewtwoUSA
MVDCloudMarioDiddy KongUSA
0 : 3JapanCloudkomorikiri
JapanVillagerRanai
$45
2017-01-22G17 - 8thGENESIS 4ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
1 : 3JapanAbadango
JapanKameme
$59
All Results
vs. United States of America Wrath
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. United States of America Samsora
vs. United States of America Cosmos
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. United States of America Cosmos
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. United States of America Salem
vs. United States of America Runes
vs. United States of America yeti
vs. United States of America CaptainZack
vs. United States of America Samsora
vs. United States of America Crump
vs. United States of America Dabuz
vs. United States of America Tyroy
vs. Canada Jayy
vs. United States of America Larry Lurr
vs. United States of America Larry Lurr
vs. United States of America Samsora
vs. United States of America ANTi

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in PGR v5:

Rank 2 - Tweek
Rank 5 - Salem
Rank 6 - Mistake
Rank 9 - CaptainZack
Rank 12 - Samsora
Rank 39 - Tyroy


Melee[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-06-03M313 - 16thDreamHack Austin 20180 : 3USAArc
2018-04-21S1533 - 48thFlatiron 30 : 2USAARMY
2017
2017-09-10I39 - 12thDreamHack Montreal 20171 : 3CanadaRyan Ford
2016
2016-11-13S3165 - 96thSmash the Record 20160 : 2USABigRick
2016-08-14M313 - 16thSuper Smash Con 2016Samus1 : 3JapanYoshiaMSa
2016-06-19D14thLow Tier City 4SamusFox0 : 3USACaptain FalconWizzrobe$566
2016-05-08Q717 - 24thDreamHack Austin 20161 : 2USAMojo
2016-04-24M313 - 16thSmash Summit 2Samus1 : 3USASheikShroomed$259
2016-02-21I39 - 12thB.E.A.S.T 6Samus2 : 3NetherlandsSheikAmsah
2016-01-17S3165 - 96thGENESIS 31 : 2USAKa-Master
2016-01-10I39 - 12thSuper Smash Sundays 39SamusFox0 : 2USASamusHugS
2015
2015-11-21E15 - 6thFrame Perfect SeriesSamusFox0 : 3USAFoxMarthColbol$14
2015-11-08E15 - 6thTipped Off 11SamusFox1 : 3MexicoFoxSheikJavi$252
2015-10-04R725 - 32ndThe Big House 5SamusFox1 : 3USAFalcoSheikZhu
2015-09-06Q717 - 24thParagon Los Angeles 20150 : 2USAColbol
2014
2014-09-21M313 - 16thTipped Off 101 : 2USAIori
2014-01-19S1648 - 64thApex 2014LUSAKoreanDJ
2013
2013-01-13S1533 - 48thApex 2013Samus1 : 2CanadaSheikDiakonos
2009
2009-12-20I39 - 12thWinterfest 2009
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2019
2019-07-14M313 - 16thLow Tier City 7ESAMUSA
BoeyUSA
0 : 2USATuesday
USAGolden
2018
2018-05-27D14thCombo Breaker 2018ESAMUSA
JoeyUSA
0 : 3USAScythe
USASago
2017
2017-10-22M313 - 16thDreamHack Denver 2017ESAMUSA
JoeyUSA
0 : 2USAKittyMW
USApatcake
2017-09-10D14thDreamHack Montreal 2017ESAMSamusUSA
dizzkidboogieIce ClimbersUSA
1 : 3CanadaFoxRyan Ford
CanadaGanondorfKage
2017-04-30E15 - 6thDreamHack Austin 2017ESAMSamusUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3USAFoxSFAT
USAFoxMango
2017-01-07E15 - 6thSmash Conference LXIXESAMUSA
HungryboxUSA
1 : 2USAWizzrobe
USAKPAN
2016
2016-10-09Q717 - 24thThe Big House 6ESAMUSA
KageCanada
0 : 2USADJ Nintendo
USAThe Moon
2016-06-19B12ndLow Tier City 4ESAMSamusUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
3 : 1
1 : 3
USAFoxMango
USAFoxLucky
$156
2016-04-24G17 - 8thSmash Summit 2ESAMSamusUSA
IceFoxGermany
1 : 3USASheikShroomed
USAFalcoWestballz
2015
2015-11-08Q717 - 24thTipped Off 11ESAMUSA
JunebugUSA
0 : 2USAFlamin Roy
USAGreenmario
2014
2014-06-29D14thCEO 2014ESAMSamusUSA
ZeRoFoxChile
0 : 2USAFoxChillindude
USAIce ClimbersChuDat

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in SSBMRank 2015:

Rank 8 - Westballz
Rank 29 - Zhu
Rank 32 - Wobbles
Rank 78 - lloD
Rank 84 - dizzkidboogie
Rank 90 - Tai

Brawl[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2015
2015-08-09B12ndSuper Smash ConPikachuZero Suit SamusBowser0 : 3USAMeta KnightMew2King
2014
2014-06-01C13rdSKTAR 3Pikachu1 : 3USAMeta KnightNairo$116
2014-01-19C13rdApex 2014Ice ClimbersPikachu0 : 3ChileMeta KnightZeRo$695
2013
2013-08-04G17 - 8thSKTAR 2LChileZeRo
2013-01-13M313 - 16thApex 2013LNetherlandsMr.R
2012
2012-07-15B12ndSKTARPikachuIce Climbers0 : 3USAMeta KnightNairo$308
2012-01-08D14thApex 2012Ice ClimbersPikachu0 : 3JapanOlimarNietono$640
2011
2011-07-17I39 - 12thGENESIS 2LUSAzex$25
2010
2010-06-06G17 - 8thMLG Columbus 2010LUSADojo
2010-04-18D14thMLG Orlando 2010LUSATyrant$700
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2015
2015-08-09M313 - 16thSuper Smash ConESAMUSA
MVDUSA
LBlindbeard
Cheesewhiz
vs. United States of America Mew2King
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. United States of America Mew2King
vs. United States of America MVD
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. Japan 9B
vs. Chile ZeRo
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. Chile ZeRo
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. United States of America Vinnie
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. Japan Nietono
vs. Japan Kakera
vs. United States of America Razer
vs. Japan Otori


Project M[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2017
2017-06-26Q717 - 24thSMASHADELPHIA 20172 : 3USASatoshi
2015
2015-11-21D14thFrame Perfect Series1 : 2USAMrLz$20
2015-11-08E15 - 6thTipped Off 11SamusPikachu0 : 3USAGanondorfJunebug$144
2014
2014-09-21E15 - 6thTipped Off 10Samus1 : 2USAMeta KnightPlup$50
2014-06-29I39 - 12thCEO 2014LUSANick Riddle
2014-06-01D14thSKTAR 3SamusPikachu0 : 3USAMewtwoMew2King$201
2014-01-19I39 - 12thApex 2014SamusDonkey Kong0 : 2USARoySethlon
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2017
2017-06-26I39 - 12thSMASHADELPHIA 2017ESAMUSA
PixelUSA
0 : 2USADingo
USAE2xD
2014
2014-09-21B12ndTipped Off 10ESAMUSA
MVDUSA
1 : 0
0 : 1
USAWizzrobe
USAPlup
$45


Rankings[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

PGRU[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGRU Spring 2019 16

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
OrionRank Ultimate: Six Months In 18

Wii U[edit]

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGR100 17
PGR v5 21
PGR v4 21
PGR v3 18
PGR v2 27
PGR v1 14

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
OrionRank 2018 24
OrionRank 2017 15
OrionRank 2016 16

South Florida[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
2018 Season 1 2
Q2 2017 1
Winter 2017 1
Winter 2016 1
Summer 2017 1

Melee[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBMRank 2016 68
SSBMRank 2015 81
SSBMRank 2014 100
SSBMRank 2013 93

References[edit]