Salem

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[e][h]Snake Shulk Hero Salem
Player Information
Name:
Saleem Akiel Young
Birth:
August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 25)
Location:
Florida
Country:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$38,877
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Peach
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Main:
Zero Suit Samus
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Main:
Bayonetta
Secondaries:
Samus
Lucina
Greninja
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Main:
Snake
Shulk
Hero
Secondaries:
Lucina
Link
Ganondorf
Pit
Links
Achievements
Brawl
Apex 2013 
Wii U
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 — 2019-02-27

Saleem "Salem" Akiel Young is an Ultimate Snake and Shulk player, and former Wii U Bayonetta player, from Florida, USA. He is ranked as the 6th best player of all time on the PGR100. In Wii U he was considered one of the best Bayonetta mains in the world along with Tweek, Mistake, and CaptainZack. In Ultimate he is currently ranked 22nd on PGRU Spring 2019.

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] Team Liquid parted ways with Salem on February 27th, 2019.[4]

Results[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2019
2019-08-11S1549 - 64thSuper Smash Con 20190 : 2USAMegafox
2019-08-04S1533 - 48thEVO 2019LUSAScAtt
2019-07-28E15 - 6thThunder Smash 2SnakeMr. Game & WatchPeach0 : 3USAPikachuESAM
2019-06-30M313 - 16thCEO 2019ShulkPeach0 : 2USAPikachuESAM
2019-06-02Q717 - 24thSmash 'N' Splash 52 : 3USAScAtt
2019-05-26G17 - 8thMomoCon 2019SnakeLucinaShulk0 : 3USAPalutenaNairo
2019-05-05C13rdThunder SmashSnakeLucina0 : 3USAOlimarDabuz$1,680
2019-04-21E15 - 6thPound 2019Snake2 : 3USAPeachSamsora
2019-04-14S3165 - 96th2GG: Prime SagaSnake1 : 2USAOlimarImHip
2019-03-10A11stUltimate GamerSnake3 : 1USAPeachMuteAce$6,000
2019-03-03C13rdUltimate NimbusSnake1 : 3USAPikachuESAM
2019-02-24S3165 - 96thFrostbite 20191 : 2USASDX
2019-02-03M313 - 16thGENESIS 6Lucina2 : 3USAPeachCaptainZack
2019-01-20G17 - 8thGlitch 6LinkGanondorf0 : 3USAFoxZD
2019-01-06C13rdSmash Conference UnitedLink2 : 3USAPeachSamsora
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2019
2019-08-11G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2019SalemHeroLucinaShulkUSA
Dark WizzyMarioUSA
1 : 3USAPokémon TrainerPuppeh
JapanPokémon Trainerzackray
$406
2019-05-26E15 - 6thMomoCon 2019SalemPalutenaLucinaUSA
Dark WizzyMarioUSA
1 : 3USARoyTweek
USAPeachCaptainZack
2019-04-21G17 - 8thPound 2019SalemUSA
Dark WizzyUSA
2 : 3USAMuteAce
NetherlandsMr. R
$34
2019-02-24I39 - 12thFrostbite 2019SalemUSA
Dark WizzyUSA
1 : 2MexicoJoker
MexicoMeme
2019-02-03A11stGENESIS 6SalemLucinaGanondorfUSA
Dark WizzyMarioUSA
0 : 3
3 : 2
USAFoxLight
USAIkeMarss
2019-01-20E15 - 6thGlitch 6SalemLucinaUSA
Dark WizzyMarioUSA
0 : 2USASnakeMVD
USAPikachuESAM
2019-01-06A11stSmash Conference UnitedSalemLucinaLinkUSA
Dark WizzyMarioUSA
3 : 2USASheikWizzrobe
MexicoIkeMkLeo
$335
vs. Sweden Leffen
vs. Japan Nietono
vs. United States of America Nicko
vs. United States of America ESAM
vs. United States of America Larry Lurr
vs. United States of America Dabuz
vs. United States of America MVD
vs. United States of America ESAM
vs. United States of America Vinny G
vs. United States of America Samsora
vs. Japan Umeki
vs. United States of America ven
vs. United States of America Samsora
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. United States of America Dabuz
vs. United States of America VoiD
vs. United States of America Light
vs. United States of America Ryuga
vs. United States of America Dabuz
vs. United States of America MVD

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in OrionRank Ultimate: Six Months In:

Rank 1 - MkLeo
Rank 5 - Light
Rank 9 - Cosmos
Rank 10 - Dabuz
Rank 13 - MVD
Rank 20 - Stroder
Rank 28 - Dark Wizzy
Rank 32 - Mr E
Rank 35 - MuteAce
Rank 37 - WaDi
Rank 42 - Umeki
Rank 47 - ZD
Rank 49 - Ryuga
Rank 52 - Prodigy
Rank 55 - Zinoto
Rank 62 - Larry Lurr
Rank 76 - Pelca
Rank 83 - ven
Rank 91 - K9sbruce
Rank 93 - Magister
Rank 98 - Morpheus
Rank 99 - dyr

Wii U[edit]

Recent Majors[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-11-18G17 - 8thDreamHack Atlanta 2018Bayonetta2 : 3USABayonettaSonicWrath$300
2018-10-07G17 - 8thThe Big House 8Bayonetta0 : 3USAToon Linkyeti
2018-08-26A11stShine 2018Bayonetta3 : 2CanadaBayonettaMistake
2018-08-12G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2018Bayonetta1 : 3CanadaBayonettaMistake
2018-08-05Q717 - 24thEVO 2018Bayonetta1 : 2CanadaMarioAlly
2018-05-27B12ndMomoCon 2018Bayonetta2 : 3USABayonettaTweek
2018-02-11D14thFrostbite 2018Bayonetta1 : 3USABayonettaTweek
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
2017-11-04I39 - 12th2GGC: MKLeo SagaBayonetta2 : 3JapanMewtwoAbadango
2017-10-08E15 - 6thThe Big House 7Bayonetta1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo
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
2017-08-20G17 - 8th2GGC: SCR SagaBayonettaGreninja2 : 3CanadaBayonettaMistake$120
2017-08-13G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2017Bayonetta0 : 3CanadaBayonettaMistake$229
2017-07-23A11stDreamHack Atlanta 2017Bayonetta3 : 2
3 : 1
USASheikVoiD$4,700
2017-07-16A11stEVO 2017Bayonetta3 : 2
3 : 2
ChileDiddy KongZeRo$9,048
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2018
2018-11-18A11stDreamHack Atlanta 2018SalemUSA
Dark WizzyUSA
2 : 3
3 : 1
USASamsora
USACaptainZack
$250
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
2017-06-11I39 - 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
WoundedDragon
0 : 2USADJ Jack
USAXaltis
2017-02-26B12ndFrostbite 2017SalemBayonettaLucinaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
0 : 3
0 : 3
CanadaMarioAlly
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$182
2017-01-22C13rdGENESIS 4SalemUSA
ANTiUSA
1 : 3Japankomorikiri
JapanRanai
$236
All Results

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in PGR v5:

Rank 1 - MKLeo
Rank 2 - Tweek
Rank 4 - Nairo
Rank 6 - Mistake
Rank 10 - komorikiri
Rank 12 - Samsora
Rank 15 - Abadango
Rank 17 - ANTi
Rank 22 - WaDi
Rank 26 - Shuton
Rank 27 - SDX
Rank 28 - Zinoto
Rank 35 - Shoyo James
Rank 38 - Ac
Rank 39 - tyroy


Brawl[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2017
2017-08-13C13rdSuper Smash Con 2017Zero Suit Samus2 : 3USAMeta KnightNairo$273
2017-04-16C13rdCEO DreamlandZero Suit Samus1 : 3USAMeta KnightNairo$81
2015
2015-02-01D14thApex 2015LCanadaAlly$196
2014
2014-06-01Q717 - 24thSKTAR 3LNetherlandsOrion
2013
2013-08-04S1533 - 48thSKTAR 2LUSAShaky
2013-01-13A11stApex 2013Zero Suit Samus3 : 2USAMeta KnightMew2King$3,285
2012
2012-01-08S1533 - 48thApex 2012LNetherlandsMr. R
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2019
2019-08-11B12ndSuper Smash Con 2019SalemUSA
ChiaUSA
3 : 0
1 : 3
USAADHD
USAANTi
$75
2017
2017-04-16A11stCEO DreamlandSalemZero Suit SamusUSA
Mew2KingMeta KnightUSA
3 : 1USAPeachCaptainZack
USAMeta KnightNairo
$88
2015
2015-02-01B12ndApex 2015SalemUSA
Mew2KingUSA
LUSANairo
CanadaAlly
$51
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


Rankings[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

PGRU[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGRU Spring 2019 22

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
OrionRank Ultimate: Six Months In 16

Wii U[edit]

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGR100 6
PGR v5 5
PGR v4 2
PGR v3 11
PGR v2 13

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
OrionRank 2018 7
OrionRank 2017 3
OrionRank 2016 8

New Jersey[edit]

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

Central Florida[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
Spring 2017 2

References[edit]