Salem

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[e][h]Bayonetta Salem
Salem at GENESIS 4
Player Information
Name:
Saleem Akiel Young
Birth:
August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 23)
Location:
Florida
Country:
Team:
Team Liquid
Most Valuable Gaming
Approx. Total Winnings:
$45,001
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
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 2nd in the world on the Panda Global Rankings Version 4. He is considered one of the best Bayonetta mains in the world along with 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
2018-07-01I39 - 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
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
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2018
2018-06-24 C133 - 48th 2GG: Hyrule Saga SalemUSA
ZethswayUSA
0 : 2 USAZ
USADSS
2018-06-03 A55 - 6th Smash 'N' Splash 4 SalemBayonettaUSA
CaptainZackBayonettaUSA
2 : 3 USARyuDarkShad
USAFoxLight
$89
2018-05-27 A57 - 8th MomoCon 2018 SalemUSA
MistakeCanada
0 : 2 USACosmos
USANairo
2017
2017-12-10 A55 - 6th Smash 4 Boot Camp SalemBayonettaUSA
MVDCloudUSA
0 : 2 USAZero Suit SamusMarss
USAFoxLight
2017-11-04 A59 - 12th 2GGC: MKLeo Saga SalemUSA
komorikiriJapan
0 : 2 JapanKEN
JapanTsu
2017-10-15 A33rd 2GGC: Fire Emblem Saga SalemUSA
RyugaUSA
0 : 3 USASamsora
CanadaMistake
$88.40
2017-10-08 A57 - 8th The Big House 7 SalemBayonettaIkeUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
0 : 3 USACloudTweek
USACloudANTi
$32
2017-08-27 A59 - 12th Shine 2017 SalemUSA
JKUSA
1 : 2 USAKoolaid
USAMattyG
2017-08-20 A22nd 2GGC: SCR Saga SalemBayonettaUSA
MistakeBayonettaCanada
0 : 3 JapanCloudkomorikiri
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$160.80
2017-08-13 A44th Super Smash Con 2017 SalemBayonettaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
1 : 3 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USACloudNairo
$352
2017-07-23 A22nd DreamHack Atlanta 2017 SalemBayonettaUSA
RyugaCorrinIkeUSA
3 : 2
0 : 3
MexicoCloudMKLeo
CanadaMarioAlly
2017-06-11 A59 - 12th 2GGC: Nairo Saga SalemUSA
AllyCanada
1 : 2 USATweek
USASamsora
2017-05-28 A59 - 12th MomoCon 2017 SalemBayonettaUSA
Larry LurrFoxUSA
1 : 2 ChileDiddy KongZeRo
USALucinaZero Suit SamusNairo
2017-04-16 A57 - 8th CEO Dreamland SalemBayonettaSheikUSA
Mew2KingCloudUSA
0 : 2 USABayonettaCaptainZack
USACloudTweek
2017-03-26 A57 - 8th 2GGC: Civil War SalemBayonettaUSA
Mew2KingCloudUSA
1 : 3 JapanMeta KnightAbadango
JapanSheikKameme
$76.60
2017-03-19 B725 - 32nd Frame Perfect Series 2 SalemUSA
WoundedDragonZZZZZZZZ
0 : 2 USADJ Jack
USAXaltis
2017-02-26 A22nd Frostbite 2017 SalemBayonettaLucinaUSA
RyugaCorrinUSA
0 : 3
0 : 3
CanadaMarioAlly
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$182
2016
2016-12-04 A33rd UGC Smash Open SalemUSA
RyugaUSA
2 : 3 USADay
MexicoMKLeo
$466.50
2016-11-19 B717 - 24th KTAR XIX SalemUSA
ChiboUSA
1 : 2 USAVivid
USACORONA17
2016-03-06 B717 - 24th Shots Fired 2 SalemUSA
ChiboUSA
1 : 2 USAManny
USAdyr
All Results
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
vs. United States of America VoiD
vs. Mexico MkLeo
vs. United States of America VoiD
vs. Mexico MkLeo
vs. United States of America tyroy
vs. United States of America Shoyo James
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. Japan komorikiri
vs. United States of America Tweek
vs. United States of America Nairo
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. United States of America NovaPixl
vs. United States of America Light
vs. United States of America Marss
vs. United States of America Koolaid

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

Recent Notable Wii U Wins[edit]

Wins over players ranked in PGR v4:

Rank 3 - Nairo
Rank 4 - MkLeo
Rank 7 - Larry Lurr
Rank 13 - Mistake
Rank 14 - Ally
Rank 16 - komorikiri
Rank 18 - CaptainZack
Rank 25 - MVD
Rank 26 - DarkShad
Rank 27 - Shuton
Rank 38 - Fatality
Rank 40 - tyroy
Rank 42 - Shoyo James
Rank 43 - 6WX
Rank 48 - K9sbruce

Wii U Rankings[edit]

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
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]