Hax

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Player Information
Name:
Aziz Al-Yami
Birth:
May 7, 1994 (1994-05-07) (age 24)
Country:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$10,009
Alternate IDs:
Hax$
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Fox
Secondaries:
Captain Falcon
Links
History
2013-07-03 — 2014-01-??
2014-01-17 — ????-??-??
2017-07-28 — 2017-07-30

Aziz "Hax" Al-Yami (born May 7, 1994) is a Fox player from New York formerly playing for VGBootCamp. He is currently ranked 45th on SSBMRank 2017.

Biography[edit]

Hax is a player based in Manhattan. He started performing well at a very young age, reaching Top 8 at GENESIS when he was only 15 years old. These high placing finishes continued at multiple major tournaments across the country, including Top 8 finishes at Pound V, Apex 2012, and Apex 2013.

He was considered the best Captain Falcon player in the world after defeating Darkrain at MELEE-FC10R Legacy in 2012. After finishing 5th at The Big House 3, Hax decided that Captain Falcon was limiting him as a player, and switched to Fox. This transition led to some below average results, including a 17th place finish at Apex 2014. However, his improvement as a Fox player proved to be quite rapid, and on May 4, 2014, Hax successfully won a set against Mango in the Grand Finals of WHOBO MLG, although he was unable to repeat the feat in the second set. Similarly, Hax reset the bracket against Mew2King in the Grand Finals of Zenith 2014, but faltered in the second set. Hax's status as one of the premier Fox mains in America was cemented by his performance in the 2015 California tournament Do You Fox Wit It?. In addition to his first place finish at this event, Hax boasted an impressive 5-0 record in the Fox Round Robin exhibition, defeating other prominent players including SFAT, Lucky, and Silent Wolf.

On July 3, 2013, he was sponsored by CLASH Tournaments.[1] On January 17, 2014, he joined VGBootCamp.[2] It is unknown when his sponsorship with CLASH Tournaments ended.

On January 1, 2015, Hax announced that he would be taking an indefinite hiatus from Smash as a result of a hand injury.[3] He made his return to Smash after recovering from his hand surgery at Super Nebulous 3, where he took 4th. However, Hax has also struggled with severe insomnia since March 2014, which has impacted both his performance in and ability to enter tournaments.[4] As a result, his hiatus from the competitive scene will continue until this issue has been resolved. During this period, his sponsorship with VGBootCamp lapsed.[citation needed]

Hax has since been working to introduce and legalize Hitbox-style controllers to mitigate his hand problems.[5]

He was sponsored by Even Matchup Gaming for the duration of Get On My Level 2017.[6]

Recent Major Results[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-10-07S1533 - 48thThe Big House 8Fox1 : 3USAFalcoGinger
2017
2017-11-05M313 - 16thSmash Summit 5Fox2 : 3USAFoxMikeHaze$837
2017-07-30Q717 - 24thGet On My Level 20170 : 3USANintendude
2017-07-16S1533 - 48thEVO 20170 : 2USAMikeHaze
2016
2016-04-03C13rdPound 2016Fox0 : 3USAFoxMango$1,539
2015
2015-07-19Q717 - 24thEVO 2015Fox0 : 2USAPikachuAxe
2015-05-10M313 - 16thPress Start1 : 3USAMango
2015-02-01S1533 - 48thApex 2015DQUSAColbol
2014
2014-10-05E15 - 6thThe Big House 4Fox1 : 3SwedenPeachArmada$285
2014-07-13M313 - 16thEVO 2014Fox0 : 2USASamusPlup
2014-06-22G17 - 8thMLG Anaheim 2014Fox2 : 3SwedenFoxLeffen$500
2014-06-01E15 - 6thSKTAR 3Fox0 : 2USASheikMew2King$94
2014-03-09E15 - 6thRevival of Melee 7Fox0 : 2USASamusDarrell$42
2014-01-19Q717 - 24thApex 2014Fox1 : 2GermanySheikIce
2013
2013-10-13E15 - 6thThe Big House 3Captain Falcon1 : 3USAFoxSFAT$120
2013-07-13I39 - 12thEVO 2013Captain Falcon0 : 2GermanySheikIce
2013-06-02F16thZenith 2013Captain Falcon1 : 3USAFalcoDaShizWiz$50
2013-01-13G17 - 8thApex 2013Captain Falcon0 : 2USAFoxMango$98
2012
2012-08-14F16thMELEE-FC10R Legacy
2012-01-08G17 - 8thApex 2012Captain Falcon0 : 2MexicoFoxJavi$169
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2017
2017-11-05G17 - 8thSmash Summit 5HaxFoxUSA
CrushFoxPeachUSA
0 : 3USAPikachuAxe
JapanYoshiaMSa
2017-07-30I39 - 12thGet On My Level 2017HaxFoxUSA
CrushFoxUSA
1 : 2USAIce ClimbersNintendude
USAPeachMafia
2014
2014-10-05C13rdThe Big House 4HaxFoxUSA
LeffenFoxSweden
0 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox
USASamusPlup
$171
2014-06-29E15 - 6thCEO 2014HaxUSA
ColbolUSA
1 : 2ChileZeRo
USAESAM
2014-06-01E15 - 6thSKTAR 3HaxUSA
WestballzUSA
LUSASFAT
USAShroomed
2014-01-19A11stApex 2014HaxFoxUSA
Mew2KingFoxSheikUSA
3 : 2
3 : 1
USAJigglypuffMango
USAFoxLucky
$800
2013
2013-06-02A11stZenith 2013HaxCaptain FalconUSA
Mew2KingJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3
3 : 1
USAJigglypuffHungrybox
USAPeachDoH
$165
2011
2011-11-20C13rdRevival of Melee 4HaxCaptain FalconUSA
JmanFoxUSA
1 : 3USAFalcoG$
USAFoxMango
2010
2010-11-21B12ndRevival of Melee 3HaxCaptain FalconUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3USAFalcoMango
USAFoxLucky
2009
2009-11-22E15 - 6thRevival of Melee 2HaxCaptain FalconUSA
LinguiniGanondorfUSA
0 : 2USAJigglypuffHungrybox
USAFoxCactuar
2009-03-08M313 - 16thRevival of MeleeHaxUSA
PakmanUSA
LUSAG$
USAAlukard
All Results

Recent Notable Melee Wins[edit]

Wins over players ranked in SSBMRank 2017:

Rank 25 - MikeHaze
Rank 26 - lloD
Rank 30 - Colbol
Rank 32 - Ryan Ford

Melee Rankings[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBMRank 2017 45
SSBMRank 2015 19
SSBMRank 2015 Summer 15
SSBMRank 2014 8
SSBMRank 2014 Summer 7
SSBMRank 2013 6

Matches[edit]

2014[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • In 2013, Hax joked about the future of Melee where players had become so good that the only viable character would be Fox. Matches would be decided through a game of rock-paper-scissors to determine port priority. This joke spawned the "20XX" meme, which is ubiquitous in the community.

References[edit]