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Player Information
Name:
Aziz Al-Yami
Birth:
May 7, 1994 (1994-05-07) (age 25)
Country:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$14,296
Alternate IDs:
Hax$
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
2019-01-29 — Present

Aziz "Hax" Al-Yami (born May 7, 1994) is a Fox player from New York. He is currently ranked 25th on MPGR 2019 Summer.

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] Hax joined Even Matchup Gaming officially on January 29th, 2019.[7]

Results[edit]

Melee[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2020
2020-01-18A11stGIGA HoG: Era 2Fox3 : 0USAPeachRyobeat
2020-01-04D14thScorpius 2020Fox0 : 3USAJigglypuff2saint
2019
2019-12-21A11stGarden State SmashdownFox3 : 1USAPeachRyobeat$292
2019-12-08C13rdMango's Birthday BashFox2 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox$853
2019-11-10C13rdThe MMOM MemorialFox1 : 3USAJigglypuff2saint
2019-08-25I39 - 12thShine 2019Fox2 : 3USASheikSwedish Delight$99
2019-08-11S3165 - 96thSuper Smash Con 20191 : 2USASFAT
2019-07-21A11stParadigm ShiftFox3 : 1
3 : 2
USAFalcoGinger$1,580
2019-06-22E15 - 6thGIGA HOG: Reunion2 : 3USASlox
2019-06-09B12ndOmega IIIFox1 : 3
2 : 3
SpainPeachTrif
2019-05-19M313 - 16thGet On My Level 2019Fox2 : 3JapanYoshiaMSa
2019-04-14C13rdThe Scarlet Classic V0 : 3USASwedish Delight
2019-03-31D14thBattle of BC 3Fox0 : 3USAMarthZain
2019-03-24A11stCT Gamercon 3Fox3 : 1
3 : 0
USAFalcolintgod
2019-03-17A11stNChi UltraFox3 : 0USAMarthRedd$360
2019-03-09I39 - 12thThe Gang Steals the Script1 : 3USAKalvar
2019-03-02D14thHouse of Paign 20Fox0 : 3USAFoxAbsentPage
2019-02-17Q717 - 24thThe Script - Episode 2DQUSAKevin Maples
2019-02-03Q717 - 24thGENESIS 6Fox2 : 3USAJigglypuff2saint
2019-01-26B12ndGIGA HOG: EraFox0 : 3USASheikSwedish Delight
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2019
2019-12-08E15 - 6thMango's Birthday BashHax$FoxUSA
Swedish DelightSheikUSA
0 : 3USASheikShroomed
USACaptain FalconS2J
2019-09-08A11stDreamHack Montreal 2019Hax$USA
mokyCanada
3 : 1CanadaRyan Ford
CanadaDamian Tyson
$300
2019-08-25E15 - 6thShine 2019Hax$FoxUSA
mokyFoxCanada
0 : 3USASheikCaptain Faceroll
USAFoxArkouda
$330
2019-07-21A11stParadigm ShiftHax$FoxUSA
MichaelJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3
3 : 2
USASheikCaptain Faceroll
USAFoxZamu
$231
2019-06-09G17 - 8thOmega IIIHax$USA
JflexUSA
1 : 3USARose-Colored Boy
USASypherPhoenix
2019-03-31B12ndBattle of BC 3Hax$FoxUSA
MokyFoxCanada
2 : 3USAFoxSFAT
USAMarthZain
2019-03-09R725 - 32ndThe Gang Steals the ScriptHax$USA
AbsentPageUSA
LUSAphazil
USAShortCircuit
2019-03-02A11stHouse of Paign 20Hax$USA
AbsentPageUSA
3 : 2USACaptain Faceroll
USAZamu
2019-02-17A11stThe Script - Episode 2Hax$USA
AbsentPageUSA
1 : 3
3 : 2
USAiBDW
USAG$
2019-01-26D14thGIGA HOG: EraHax$USA
lintgodUSA
2 : 3USAGHETTOWARMACHINE420
USASes
2018
2018-11-11I39 - 12thThe Mango: HomecomingHaxUSA
BladewiseUSA
1 : 2USANut
USAVavez
2018-10-14B12ndThe Script - Episode 1: "Race To The Finish"HaxUSA
La LunaUSA
2 : 3USAWizzrobe
USAGahtzu
$66
2018-02-17S1533 - 48thSmash Valley VIIHaxUSA
MilhousUSA
DQUSAMurkyWaters
USAnevets
2017
2017-11-05G17 - 8thSmash Summit 5HaxFoxUSA
CrushFoxPeachUSA
0 : 3USAPikachuAxe
JapanYoshiaMSa
2017-10-14A11stApollo XHaxUSA
HungryboxUSA
1 : 3
3 : 0
USADJ Nintendo
USAG$
$78
2017-07-30I39 - 12thGet On My Level 2017HaxFoxUSA
CrushFoxUSA
1 : 2USAIce ClimbersNintendude
USAPeachMafia
2017-07-01E15 - 6thApollo VIIHaxUSA
SyroxUSA
0 : 3USAZanguzen
USAG$
2017-04-22S1533 - 48thFlatiron 2HaxUSA
ChillindudeUSA
DQUSAPhazon
USACasey
2017-04-08E15 - 6thApollo IVHaxUSA
Just JasonUSA
0 : 2USATheSWOOPER
USAmayb
2015
2015-05-31A11stGet On My Level 2015HaxFoxUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
3 : 1CanadaPeachVwins
CanadaGanondorfKage
$357
All Results

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in MPGR 2018:

Rank 1 - Hungrybox
Rank 12 - SFAT
Rank 13 - Swedish Delight
Rank 18 - Lucky
Rank 22 - Westballz
Rank 25 - KJH
Rank 32 - La Luna
Rank 33 - Captain Faceroll
Rank 40 - Ginger
Rank 41 - Michael
Rank 42 - Captain Smuckers
Rank 49 - 2saint
Rank 50 - Slox
Rank 51 - Rocky
Rank 53 - Spark
Rank 57 - Overtriforce
Rank 60 - Drephen
Rank 68 - 42nd
Rank 78 - Zamu
Rank 79 - Kalvar
Rank 96 - vortex
Rank 97 - Magi
Rank 99 - Morsecode762


Rankings[edit]

Melee[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
MPGR 2019 Summer 25
MPGR 2018 38
SSBMRank 2017 45
SSBMRank 2015 19
SSBMRank 2015 Summer 15
SSBMRank 2014 8
SSBMRank 2014 Summer 7
SSBMRank 2013 6

Tristate Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
Tristate Fall/Winter 2018-2019 5
June 4, 2014 2
February 9, 2014 2
November 17, 2013 2
August 13, 2013 2

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]