Salem

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[e][h]Bayonetta Salem
Player Information
Name:
Saleem Akiel Young
Birth:
August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 24)
Location:
Florida
Country:
Team:
Team Liquid
Most Valuable Gaming
Approx. Total Winnings:
$45,349
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Main:
Zero Suit Samus
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Main:
Bayonetta
Secondaries:
Samus, Lucina, Greninja
Links
Achievements
EVO 2017 DreamHack Atlanta 2017 Smash 4 Boot Camp Shine 2018
History
2013-05-16 — 2016-10-08
2016-10-08 — Present
2018-02-09 — Present


Saleem "Salem" Akiel Young is a Wii U Bayonetta player from Florida, USA. He is ranked 5th in the world on the Panda Global Rankings Version 5. He is considered one of the best Bayonetta mains in the world along with Tweek, Mistake, and CaptainZack.

Biography[edit]

At Apex 2013, Salem made one of the biggest wins of his career when he unexpectedly took the tournament. He defeated top players such as MikeHaze, Mr.R, Otori, Dojo, Mikeneko, and Mew2King in both winners and grand finals. His grand finals set versus Mew2King is known as the best Brawl set of all time.[citation needed] He had never won a tournament prior to Apex 2013.

On May 16, 2013, Salem was sponsored by CLASH Tournaments.[1]

At EVO 2017 Salem won his first ever major tournament in Smash 4. After being sent to the losers bracket by Larry Lurr in winners semi-finals he went on to beat KEN, Tweek, Larry Lurr and then had a 10 game set versus ZeRo to take the tournament, crowning himself as the EVO 2017 champion.

Salem was signed by Most Valuable Gaming on October 8th, 2016.[2]. On February 9th, 2018, it was announced that he joined Team Liquid.[3]

Recent Major Wii U Results[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-10-07G17 - 8thThe Big House 8Bayonetta0 : 3USAToon Linkyeti$70
2018-08-26A11stShine 2018Bayonetta3 : 2CanadaBayonettaMistake
2018-08-12G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2018Bayonetta1 : 3CanadaBayonettaMistake$207
2018-08-05Q717 - 24thEVO 2018Bayonetta1 : 2CanadaMarioAlly
2018-07-01I39 - 12thCEO 2018Bayonetta0 : 3USABayonettaCaptainZack
2018-06-24I39 - 12th2GG: Hyrule SagaBayonetta1 : 3MexicoMarthMkLeo$130
2018-06-03B12ndSmash 'N' Splash 4Bayonetta1 : 3USASheikVoiD$2,054
2018-05-27B12ndMomoCon 2018Bayonetta2 : 3USABayonettaTweek
2018-03-25I39 - 12thSML: Battle for VegasBayonetta2 : 3USACaptain FalconFatality
2018-02-11D14thFrostbite 2018Bayonetta1 : 3USABayonettaTweek$864
2018-01-21C13rdGENESIS 5Bayonetta0 : 3CanadaBayonettaMistake$654
2018-01-14I19 - 10thPAX Arena at Pax South 2018Bayonetta0 : 3USAZero Suit SamusMarss
2017
2017-12-10A11stSmash 4 Boot CampBayonetta3 : 0
3 : 2
USABowserZero Suit SamusCorrinDiddy KongNairo
2017-12-03C13rd2GG ChampionshipBayonetta1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo$5,000
2017-11-04I39 - 12th2GGC: MKLeo SagaBayonetta2 : 3JapanMewtwoAbadango
2017-10-15A11st2GGC: Fire Emblem SagaBayonetta3 : 2USADiddy KongZero Suit SamusNairo$3,755
2017-10-08E15 - 6thThe Big House 7Bayonetta1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo$256
2017-10-01I39 - 12thGameTyrant Expo 2017Bayonetta1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo$600
2017-09-04C13rdPAX Arena at PAX West 2017Bayonetta2 : 3USADiddy KongNairo$1,500
2017-08-27D14thShine 2017Bayonetta0 : 3USACloudTweek
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2018
2018-10-07D14thThe Big House 8SalemBayonettaUSA
Dark WizzyMarioUSA
2 : 3USASheikVoiD
USANessJigglypuffNAKAT
$71
2018-08-26D14thShine 2018SalemLucinaMarthUSA
MuteAcePeachUSA
0 : 3USADiddy KongTweek
CanadaBayonettaMistake
2018-06-24S1533 - 48th2GG: Hyrule SagaSalemUSA
ZethswayUSA
0 : 2USAZ
USADSS
2018-06-03E15 - 6thSmash 'N' Splash 4SalemBayonettaUSA
CaptainZackBayonettaUSA
2 : 3USARyuDarkShad
USAFoxLight
$89
2018-05-27G17 - 8thMomoCon 2018SalemUSA
MistakeCanada
0 : 2USACosmos
USANairo
2017
2017-12-10E15 - 6thSmash 4 Boot CampSalemBayonettaUSA
MVDCloudUSA
0 : 2USAZero Suit SamusMarss
USAFoxLight
2017-11-04I39 - 12th2GGC: MKLeo SagaSalemUSA
komorikiriJapan
0 : 2JapanKEN
JapanTsu
2017-10-15C13rd2GGC: Fire Emblem SagaSalemUSA
RyugaUSA
0 : 3USASamsora
CanadaMistake
$88
2017-10-08G17 - 8thThe Big House 7SalemBayonettaIkeUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
0 : 3USACloudTweek
USACloudANTi
$32
2017-08-27I39 - 12thShine 2017SalemUSA
JKUSA
1 : 2USAKoolaid
USAMattyG
2017-08-20B12nd2GGC: SCR SagaSalemBayonettaUSA
MistakeBayonettaCanada
0 : 3JapanCloudkomorikiri
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$160
2017-08-13D14thSuper Smash Con 2017SalemBayonettaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USACloudNairo
$352
2017-07-23B12ndDreamHack Atlanta 2017SalemBayonettaUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
3 : 2
0 : 3
MexicoCloudMKLeo
CanadaMarioAlly
2017-06-11I39 - 12th2GGC: Nairo SagaSalemUSA
AllyCanada
1 : 2USATweek
USASamsora
2017-05-28I39 - 12thMomoCon 2017SalemBayonettaUSA
Larry LurrFoxUSA
1 : 2ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USALucinaZero Suit SamusNairo
2017-04-16G17 - 8thCEO DreamlandSalemBayonettaSheikUSA
Mew2KingCloudUSA
0 : 2USABayonettaCaptainZack
USACloudTweek
2017-03-26G17 - 8th2GGC: Civil WarSalemBayonettaUSA
Mew2KingCloudUSA
1 : 3JapanMeta KnightAbadango
JapanSheikKameme
$76
2017-03-19R725 - 32ndFrame Perfect Series 2SalemUSA
WoundedDragonZZZZZZZZ
0 : 2USADJ Jack
USAXaltis
2017-02-26B12ndFrostbite 2017SalemBayonettaLucinaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
0 : 3
0 : 3
CanadaMarioAlly
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$182
2016
2016-12-04C13rdUGC Smash OpenSalemUSA
RyugaUSA
2 : 3USADay
MexicoMKLeo
$466
All Results
vs. United States of America yeti
vs. United States of America 8BitMan
vs. United States of America ESAM
vs. United States of America K9sbruce
vs. United States of America Hex
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. United States of America Dark Wizzy
vs. United States of America ANTi
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. United Kingdom MagiMagi
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. United States of America SDX
vs. Canada Ally
vs. United States of America Dabuz
vs. United States of America Larry Lurr
vs. United States of America NovaPixl
vs. Mexico MkLeo
vs. United States of America Tweek

Brawl Results[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2017
2017-08-13C13rdSuper Smash Con 2017Zero Suit Samus2 : 3USAMeta KnightNairo$273
2017-04-16C13rdCEO DreamlandZero Suit Samus1 : 3USAMeta KnightNairo$81
2013
2013-01-13A11stApex 2013Zero Suit Samus3 : 2USAMeta KnightMew2King$3,285
2012
2012-01-08S1533 - 48thApex 2012LNetherlandsMr. R
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2017
2017-04-16A11stCEO DreamlandSalemZero Suit SamusUSA
Mew2KingMeta KnightUSA
3 : 1USAPeachCaptainZack
USAMeta KnightNairo
$88
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. United States of America ADHD
vs. United States of America Player-1
vs. United States of America Rich Brown
vs. United States of America Mew2King
vs. United States of America Mew2King
vs. Japan Mikeneko
vs. United States of America Dojo
vs. Japan Otori
vs. Netherlands Mr.R

Recent Notable Wii U Wins[edit]

Wins over players ranked in PGR v5:

Rank 2 - Tweek
Rank 6 - Mistake
Rank 15 - Abadango
Rank 17 - ANTi
Rank 27 - SDX

Wii U Rankings[edit]

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGR v5 5
PGR v4 2
PGR v3 11
PGR v2 13

New Jersey Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
July - December 2016 3
January - June 2016 5

Central Florida Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
Spring 2017 2

References[edit]