Leffen

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Leffen playing at GOML 2016.
Player Information
Name:
William Hjelte
Birth:
October 16, 1994 (1994-10-16) (age 23)
Country:
Team:
Sponsor:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$102,544
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Fox
Secondaries:
Falco, Mewtwo, Marth
Project M
Main:
Zero Suit Samus
Links
Achievements
CEO 2015 Get On My Level 2016
History
2015-03-09 — Present

William "Leffen" Hjelte is a professional Fox player from Sweden, ranked 6th on SSBMRank 2017.

Biography[edit]

Leffen is considered the second best Melee player in Europe, with the best being fellow countryman Armada, and one of if not the best solo Fox main. Many people consider him to be the biggest threat to the "Five Gods", and after defeating Mew2King at Apex 2015, Leffen became the first player to take a set off of every "god". He had previously defeated Hungrybox at Apex 2014, Armada at B.E.A.S.T 4, PPMD at 2014 MLG Anaheim, and Mango at B.E.A.S.T 5.

After a 9th place finish at EVO 2013, he broke out in 2014, with top 8 finishes at every major he went to with the exception of EVO 2014. His best result in America was at The Big House 4, where he knocked Hungrybox and Armada into loser's bracket before falling to Mew2King in winner's finals, then Mango in loser's finals, finishing 3rd. In Europe, he twice defeated Armada in grand finals coming from losers side.

He started off 2015 by winning B.E.A.S.T 5, beating Armada, Mango, and Armada again to win the tournament without dropping a set. At Apex 2015 he finished 3rd, losing to PPMD and Armada.

On March 9, 2015, Leffen joined Team SoloMid, becoming their first Super Smash Bros. player.

After struggling in the tournaments following Apex, including a 9-12th place finish at Press Start, Leffen took CEO 2015, marking his first victory at an American major. Afterwards, he took two more tournaments at FC Smash 15XR: Return and WTFox, marking three consecutive major victories and making him a strong favorite going into EVO 2015, the largest tournament of all time. However, Leffen performed worse than expected at EVO, losing to Hungrybox in winners and Plup's Samus in losers for a 5-6th place finish.

The second half of 2015 and most of 2016 had Leffen experiencing visa problems, preventing him from attending The Big House 5, Smash Summit, GENESIS 3, Battle of the Five Gods, Smash Summit 2, CEO 2016, EVO 2016, Super Smash Con 2016, and Shine 2016.

On February 16th, 2016, Leffen became a Red Bull athlete.[1]

On May 4th, 2016, it was announced that Leffen's visa situation was temporarily fixed and he can compete within the US once again, until and throughout July.[2] Sadly Leffen throughout this time was still not able to travel and compete in the US.

On October 3rd, 2016, Leffen finally got his visa approved and became able to travel to the US once again.[3]

Controversial Behavior[edit]

Leffen is often seen as the villian of the Smash community. An example of this was in 2013, when he was banned by Swedish community representatives and tournament organizers from all Swedish tournaments for poor behaviour in tournaments.[4] The evidence for his ban was compiled into a zip file titled evidence.zip. The ban lasted from February 9, 2013 to January 24, 2014. During the ban, Leffen made several appearances in tournaments outside Sweden, including EVO 2013.

Since the ban, Leffen has made references to evidence.zip, including calling his Twitch subscribers the "Z I P B O Y S".

Recent Major Results[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-06-03C13rdSmash 'N' Splash 4Fox1 : 3SwedenFoxPeachArmada$2,136
2018-05-06E15 - 6thSmash Summit 6Fox2 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox$990
2018-04-21A11stFlatiron 3Fox2 : 3
3 : 2
USAPikachuAxe
2018-03-25C13rdFull Bloom 4Fox0 : 3USAFalcoMango$651
2018-01-21C13rdGENESIS 5Fox2 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox$1,225
2017
2017-11-05C13rdSmash Summit 5Fox0 : 3SwedenFoxArmada$10,469
2017-10-29B12ndCanada Cup 2017Fox0 : 3
2 : 3
USAMarthMew2King
2017-10-08C13rdThe Big House 7Fox2 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox$1,826
2017-10-01M313 - 16thGameTyrant Expo 2017Fox0 : 3USASheikFoxPlup$300
2017-08-27E15 - 6thShine 2017Fox2 : 3USAMarthMew2King
2017-08-20A11stHeir 4Fox3 : 0USACaptain FalconS2J$2,450
2017-08-13I39 - 12thSuper Smash Con 2017FFUSASFAT$54
2017-07-30A11stGet On My Level 2017Fox3 : 2USAJigglypuffHungrybox$1,820
2017-07-16I39 - 12thEVO 2017Fox1 : 2USAMarthThe Moon
2017-06-04B12ndSmash 'N' Splash 3Fox3 : 1
1 : 3
USAJigglypuffHungrybox$2,696
2017-05-14E15 - 6thRoyal Flush 2017Fox0 : 3USAFoxDruggedfox$415
2017-04-30G17 - 8thDreamHack Austin 2017Fox0 : 3USAMarthMew2King$300
2017-03-25I39 - 12thFull Bloom 3Marth2 : 3USAFoxSFAT
2017-03-05C13rdSmash Summit - Spring 2017Fox2 : 3USAJigglypuffHungrybox$6,430
2017-02-19B12ndB.E.A.S.T 7Fox2 : 3SwedenFoxArmada
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2018
2018-05-06 A11st Smash Summit 6 LeffenFoxSweden
ArmadaPeachSweden
3 : 2
3 : 0
USAFoxSFAT
USAFalcoMango
$1,611.75
2017
2017-11-05 A11st Smash Summit 5 LeffenFoxSweden
ArmadaFoxSweden
3 : 0
3 : 1
USASheikMarthFoxMew2King
USAFoxPlup
$3,125
2017-10-29 A11st Canada Cup 2017 LeffenSweden
Mew2KingUSA
0 : 3
3 : 2
SwedenArmada
SwedenAndroid
2017-08-27 A33rd Shine 2017 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
1 : 3 USAFalcoMango
USASheikFoxMew2King
2017-07-30 A11st Get On My Level 2017 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
3 : 1 USASheikShroomed
USAFoxSFAT
$353.88
2017-07-16 A57 - 8th Genesis FUSE Doubles Circuit Finals LeffenLuigiCaptain FalconJigglypuffSweden
IceMarioCaptain FalconJigglypuffGermany
0 : 3 USAFoxDruggedfox
USAPeachMacD
$100
2017-05-14 A22nd Royal Flush LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
1 : 3
2 : 3
SwedenFoxArmada
SwedenSheikAndroid
$217.50
2017-03-25 A55 - 6th Full Bloom 3 LeffenSweden
IceGermany
2 : 3 USAS2J
USAShroomed
$31.50
2017-03-05 A22nd Smash Summit - Spring 2017 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
1 : 3
2 : 3
SwedenPeachFoxArmada
USASheikMew2King
$2,187.50
2017-02-19 A22nd B.E.A.S.T 7 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
3 : 1
0 : 3
SwedenPeachArmada
SwedenSheikAndroid
2017-01-22 A22nd GENESIS 4 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
1 : 3
2 : 3
SwedenPeachFoxArmada
SwedenSheikAndroid
$762
2016
2016-12-18 A22nd Don't Park on the Grass LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
2 : 3 USAMarthPewPewU
USAFoxSFAT
2016-12-04 A22nd UGC Smash Open LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
3 : 2
1 : 3
USAFoxSFAT
USAMarthPewPewU
$760
2016-11-06 A33rd Smash Summit 3 LeffenFoxSweden
MafiaPeachUSA
1 : 3 USAFoxSFAT
USAMarthPewPewU
$438.23
2016-10-23 A22nd Eclipse 2 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
2 : 3
2 : 3
SwedenSheikAndroid
SwedenPeachArmada
2016-08-21 B725 - 32nd Heir 3 LeffenSweden
YabastaSweden
DQ NetherlandsPureSkillz
NetherlandsPureEvil
2016-05-22 A33rd Get On My Level 2016 LeffenFoxSweden
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3 USAFoxLucky
USAFoxMango
$171.60
2016-05-01 A22nd Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 LeffenFoxSweden
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3 SwedenFoxArmada
USASheikMew2King
$209.26
2016-02-21 A11st B.E.A.S.T 6 LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
3 : 2 SwedenSheikAndroid
SwedenPeachArmada
$502.08
2015
2015-11-15 A22nd Eclipse LeffenFoxSweden
IceFoxGermany
1 : 3 USAPikachuAxe
USASamusPlup
$246.50
All Results
vs. Sweden Armada
vs. United States of America Hungrybox
vs. Sweden Armada
vs. United States of America Duck
vs. United States of America Hungrybox
vs. United States of America Mew2King
vs. Japan aMSa
vs. United States of America Plup
vs. United States of America SFAT
vs. United States of America Westballz
vs. United States of America Mango
vs. United States of America Hungrybox
vs. United States of America Mango
vs. United States of America Zain
vs. United States of America Shroomed
vs. United States of America Gahtzu
vs. United States of America Hungrybox
vs. Sweden Armada
vs. United States of America Mango
vs. United States of America Hungrybox

Recent Notable Melee Wins[edit]

Wins over players ranked in SSBMRank 2017:

Rank 2 - Armada
Rank 3 - Mango
Rank 4 - Mew2King
Rank 5 - Plup
Rank 7 - Axe
Rank 9 - SFAT
Rank 13 - Shroomed
Rank 14 - Duck
Rank 18 - Westballz
Rank 19 - La Luna
Rank 22 - Zain
Rank 23 - HugS
Rank 24 - aMSa
Rank 33 - Syrox
Rank 34 - KJH
Rank 36 - Rishi
Rank 43 - Gahtzu
Rank 60 - Overtriforce
Rank 61 - Spark
Rank 77 - HomeMadeWaffles

Melee Rankings[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBMRank 2017 6
SSBMRank 2017 Summer 5
SSBMRank 2016 5
SSBMRank 2015 3
SSBMRank 2015 Summer 2
SSBMRank 2014 6
SSBMRank 2014 Summer 6
SSBMRank 2013 14

H.E.I.R Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
HEIR Rankings Spring 2018 2

Europe Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SmashRanking.eu January 2017 2
SmashRanking.eu July 2016 1
SmashRanking.eu June 2016 2
SmashRanking.eu May 2016 2
SmashRanking.eu April 2016 2
SmashRanking.eu February 2016 2
SmashRanking.eu January 2016 2
SmashRanking.eu December 2015 2
SmashRanking.eu November 2015 2
SmashRanking.eu October 2015 2
SmashRanking.eu September 2015 2

Sweden Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
Stockholm Fall 2017 1
Stockholm Summer 2017 1
Stockholm Spring 2017 1

Matches[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2015[edit]

Combo Videos[edit]

References[edit]