Salem

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[e][h]Hero Snake Salem
Player Information
Name:
Saleem Akiel Young
Birth:
August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 26)
Location:
Florida
Country:
Years Active:
2012 - Present
Approx. Total Winnings:
$55,534
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Current Mains:
Peach
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Current Mains:
Zero Suit Samus
Project M
Current Mains:
Zelda
Secondaries:
Zero Suit Samus
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Current Mains:
Bayonetta
Secondaries:
Samus
Lucina
Greninja
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Current Mains:
Hero
Snake
Secondaries:
Shulk
Bayonetta
Lucina
Links
Achievements
Brawl
Apex 2013
Wii U
EVO 2017 DreamHack Atlanta 2017 2GGC: Fire Emblem Saga 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 Hero and Snake 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 30th in the PGRU Fall 2019 Power Rankings.

Biography[edit]

In 2011, Salem entered his first offline tournament, placing 5th at Concentrate II.[1] 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.[2]

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.[3]. On February 9th, 2018, it was announced that he joined Team Liquid.[4] Team Liquid parted ways with Salem on February 27th, 2019.[5]

In July 2020, Salem was accused of covering for Nairo having sex with Captain Zack, a minor, and condoning pedophilia.[6]

Results[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2020
2020-11-15I39 - 12th ULTIMATE 32Steve2 : 3United StatesLucinaMr. E
2020-02-23R725 - 32ndFrostbite 2020HeroSamus1 : 3MexicoJokerMkLeo
2020-01-26R725 - 32ndGENESIS 7ShulkHero2 : 3United StatesFoxLight
2020-01-19B12ndTampa Never Sleeps 8Hero1 : 3United StatesPeachSamsora
2019
2019-11-17Q717 - 24thDreamHack Atlanta 20191 : 3United StatesSonido
2019-10-26A11stOverlords of Orlando: OCTOBERLORDSSnake3 : 0United StatesMarioDark Wizzy
2019-10-20C13rd2GG: Nightmare on SmashvilleSnake1 : 3United StatesInklingCosmos
2019-10-12D14thThunder Smash 3GreninjaZero Suit SamusBayonetta1 : 3United StatesZero Suit SamusMarss$700
2019-10-06S1533 - 48thThe Big House 9SnakeHero1 : 3United StatesMegamanPlup
2019-09-22G17 - 8thMainstageSnake2 : 3United StatesSheikVoiD
2019-09-15M313 - 16thGlitch 7BayonettaGreninja0 : 3United StatesPalutenaGen
2019-09-08A11stPort Priority 5Snake3 : 2United StatesShulkNicko
2019-08-25S1549 - 64thShine 20190 : 3United StatesSandstorm
2019-08-11S1549 - 64thSuper Smash Con 20190 : 2United StatesMegafox
2019-08-04S1533 - 48thEVO 2019LUnited StatesScAtt
2019-07-28E15 - 6thThunder Smash 2SnakeMr. Game & WatchPeach0 : 3United StatesPikachuESAM
2019-07-21A11stParadigm ShiftSnake3 : 0United StatesMarioDark Wizzy$2,084
2019-07-14A11stAurora Blitz 2Snake3 : 0United StatesMarioDark Wizzy$832
2019-06-30M313 - 16thCEO 2019ShulkPeach0 : 2United StatesPikachuESAM
2019-06-02Q717 - 24thSmash 'N' Splash 52 : 3United StatesScAtt
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2020
2020-01-19D14thTampa Never Sleeps 8SalemUnited States
ScAttUnited States
2 : 3United StatesEpic_Gabriel
United StatesMew2King
2019
2019-11-17C13rdDreamHack Atlanta 2019SalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
1 : 3United StatesMarss
United StatesScAtt
$50
2019-10-26A11stOverlords of Orlando: OCTOBERLORDSSalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
3 : 2
3 : 2
United StatesMr E
United StatesPandarian
2019-08-25I39 - 12thShine 2019SalemUnited States
Mew2KingUnited States
0 : 3United StatesNickC
United StatesVenia
$132
2019-08-11G17 - 8thSuper Smash Con 2019SalemHeroLucinaShulkUnited States
Dark WizzyMarioUnited States
1 : 3United StatesPokémon TrainerPuppeh
JapanPokémon Trainerzackray
$406
2019-07-21C13rdParadigm ShiftSalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
1 : 3United StatesMyran
United StatesSKITTLES!!
$70
2019-07-14A11stAurora Blitz 2SalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
3 : 0United StatesComet
United StatesDaybreak
$91
2019-05-26E15 - 6thMomoCon 2019SalemPalutenaLucinaUnited States
Dark WizzyMarioUnited States
1 : 3United StatesRoyTweek
United StatesPeachCaptainZack
2019-04-21G17 - 8thPound 2019SalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
2 : 3United StatesMuteAce
NetherlandsMr. R
$34
2019-02-24I39 - 12thFrostbite 2019SalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
1 : 2MexicoJoker
MexicoMeme
2019-02-03A11stGENESIS 6SalemLucinaGanondorfUnited States
Dark WizzyMarioUnited States
0 : 3
3 : 2
United StatesFoxLight
United StatesIkeMarss
2019-01-20E15 - 6thGlitch 6SalemLucinaUnited States
Dark WizzyMarioUnited States
0 : 2United StatesSnakeMVD
United StatesPikachuESAM
2019-01-06A11stSmash Conference UnitedSalemLucinaLinkUnited States
Dark WizzyMarioUnited States
3 : 2United StatesSheikWizzrobe
MexicoIkeMkLeo
$335
All Results

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in PGRU Fall 2019:

Rank 25 - Kome
Rank 42 - Goblin

Wii U[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2018
2018-11-18G17 - 8thDreamHack Atlanta 2018Bayonetta2 : 3United StatesBayonettaSonicWrath$300
2018-10-07G17 - 8thThe Big House 8Bayonetta0 : 3United StatesToon 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 : 3United StatesBayonettaCaptainZack
2018-06-24I39 - 12th2GG: Hyrule SagaBayonetta1 : 3MexicoMarthMkLeo$130
2018-06-03B12ndSmash 'N' Splash 4Bayonetta1 : 3United StatesSheikVoiD$2,054
2018-05-27B12ndMomoCon 2018Bayonetta2 : 3United StatesBayonettaTweek
2018-04-28C13rdImmortal TechBayonetta1 : 3United StatesFoxLight$270
2018-03-31G17 - 8thCollision XV1 : 3United StatesMarss$60
2018-03-25I39 - 12thSML: Battle for VegasBayonetta2 : 3United StatesCaptain FalconFatality
2018-02-11D14thFrostbite 2018Bayonetta1 : 3United StatesBayonettaTweek$864
2018-01-21C13rdGENESIS 5Bayonetta0 : 3CanadaBayonettaMistake$654
2018-01-14I19 - 10thPAX Arena at Pax South 2018Bayonetta0 : 3United StatesZero Suit SamusMarss
2017
2017-12-10A11stSmash 4 Boot CampBayonetta3 : 0
3 : 2
United StatesBowserZero Suit SamusCorrinDiddy KongNairo
2017-12-03C13rd2GG ChampionshipBayonetta1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo$5,000
2017-11-25A11stMidwest Mayhem 10Bayonetta2 : 3
3 : 2
ChileDiddy KongZeRo$1,108
2017-11-12A11stTipped Off 12Greninja3 : 2United StatesCloudMew2King$1,026
2017-11-04I39 - 12th2GGC: MKLeo SagaBayonetta2 : 3JapanMewtwoAbadango
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2018
2018-11-18A11stDreamHack Atlanta 2018SalemUnited States
Dark WizzyUnited States
2 : 3
3 : 1
United StatesSamsora
United StatesCaptainZack
$250
2018-10-07D14thThe Big House 8SalemBayonettaUnited States
Dark WizzyMarioUnited States
2 : 3United StatesSheikVoiD
United StatesNessJigglypuffNAKAT
$71
2018-08-26D14thShine 2018SalemLucinaMarthUnited States
MuteAcePeachUnited States
0 : 3United StatesDiddy KongTweek
CanadaBayonettaMistake
2018-06-24S1533 - 48th2GG: Hyrule SagaSalemUnited States
ZethswayUnited States
0 : 2United StatesZ
United StatesDSS
2018-06-03E15 - 6thSmash 'N' Splash 4SalemBayonettaUnited States
CaptainZackBayonettaUnited States
2 : 3United StatesRyuDarkShad
United StatesFoxLight
$89
2018-05-27G17 - 8thMomoCon 2018SalemUnited States
MistakeCanada
0 : 2United StatesCosmos
United StatesNairo
2018-04-28B12ndImmortal TechSalemUnited States
PugwestUnited States
1 : 3United StatesDark Wizzy
United StatesLight
$65
2017
2017-12-10E15 - 6thSmash 4 Boot CampSalemBayonettaUnited States
MVDCloudUnited States
0 : 2United StatesZero Suit SamusMarss
United StatesFoxLight
2017-11-25A11stMidwest Mayhem 10SalemBayonettaUnited States
TweekCloudUnited States
3 : 0ChileDiddy KongZeRo
United StatesCorrinCosmos
$282
2017-11-12A11stTipped Off 12SalemUnited States
Mew2KingUnited States
3 : 0United StatesPlayer-1
United StatesMr. Kamikaze
$96
2017-11-04I39 - 12th2GGC: MKLeo SagaSalemUnited States
komorikiriJapan
0 : 2JapanKEN
JapanTsu
2017-10-29Q717 - 24thToo Hot to HandleSalemUnited States
woundedragonUnited States
1 : 2United States8BitMan
United StatesDath
2017-10-22S1533 - 48thDreamHack Denver 2017SalemUnited States
RyugaUnited States
DQUnited StatesGucc1P3ngu1n
United StatesVapeLord
2017-10-15C13rd2GGC: Fire Emblem SagaSalemUnited States
RyugaUnited States
0 : 3United StatesSamsora
CanadaMistake
$88
2017-10-08G17 - 8thThe Big House 7SalemBayonettaIkeUnited States
RyugaCorrinIkeUnited States
0 : 3United StatesCloudTweek
United StatesCloudANTi
$32
2017-08-27I39 - 12thShine 2017SalemUnited States
JKUnited States
1 : 2United StatesKoolaid
United StatesMattyG
2017-08-20B12nd2GGC: SCR SagaSalemBayonettaUnited States
MistakeBayonettaCanada
0 : 3JapanCloudkomorikiri
MexicoCloudMKLeo
$160
2017-08-13D14thSuper Smash Con 2017SalemBayonettaUnited States
RyugaCorrinUnited States
1 : 3ChileDiddy KongZeRo
United StatesCloudNairo
$352
2017-07-23B12ndDreamHack Atlanta 2017SalemBayonettaUnited States
RyugaCorrinIkeUnited States
3 : 2
0 : 3
MexicoCloudMKLeo
CanadaMarioAlly
2017-06-11I39 - 12th2GGC: Nairo SagaSalemUnited States
AllyCanada
1 : 2United StatesTweek
United StatesSamsora
All Results
vs. United States Wrath
vs. United States Karna
vs. United States VoiD
vs. United States yeti
vs. United States 8BitMan
vs. United States ESAM
vs. United States K9sbruce
vs. United States Hex
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. United States Tweek
vs. United States Dark Wizzy
vs. United States ANTi
vs. Canada Mistake
vs. United Kingdom MagiMagi
vs. United States Nairo
vs. United States SDX
vs. Canada Ally
vs. United States Dabuz
vs. United States Larry Lurr

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in PGR v5:

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

Brawl[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2017
2017-08-13C13rdSuper Smash Con 2017Zero Suit Samus2 : 3United StatesMeta KnightNairo$273
2017-04-16C13rdCEO DreamlandZero Suit Samus1 : 3United StatesMeta KnightNairo$81
2015
2015-02-01D14thApex 2015LCanadaAlly$196
2014
2014-06-01Q717 - 24thSKTAR 3LNetherlandsOrion
2013
2013-08-04S1533 - 48thSKTAR 2LUnited StatesShaky
2013-01-13A11stApex 2013Zero Suit Samus3 : 2United StatesMeta KnightMew2King$3,285
2012
2012-07-15Q717 - 24thSKTARLUnited StatesMew2King
2012-01-08S1533 - 48thApex 2012LNetherlandsMr. R
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2019
2019-08-11B12ndSuper Smash Con 2019SalemUnited States
ChiaUnited States
3 : 0
1 : 3
United StatesADHD
United StatesANTi
$75
2017
2017-04-16A11stCEO DreamlandSalemZero Suit SamusUnited States
Mew2KingMeta KnightUnited States
3 : 1United StatesPeachCaptainZack
United StatesMeta KnightNairo
$88
2015
2015-02-01B12ndApex 2015SalemUnited States
Mew2KingUnited States
LUnited StatesNairo
CanadaAlly
$51
vs. United States Nairo
vs. United States ADHD
vs. United States Player-1
vs. United States Rich Brown
vs. United States Mew2King
vs. United States Mew2King
vs. Japan Mikeneko
vs. United States Dojo
vs. Japan Otori
vs. Netherlands Mr.R
vs. United States ESAM


Project M[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2014
2014-06-01M313 - 16thSKTAR 3LChileZeRo
2014-01-19S1533 - 48thApex 2014LUnited StatesAtomsk92
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
This player has no results.
No VODs on record


Rankings[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

PGRU[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
Fall 201930
Spring 201922

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
NA January 2019 - March 202010
202027
201917
Six Months In16

Wii U[edit]

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
PGR1006
PGR v55
PGR v42
PGR v311
PGR v213

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
20187
20173
20168

New Jersey[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
July - December 20163
January - June 20165

Central Florida[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
Spring 20172

Brawl[edit]

SSBBRank[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
20173
201418

Tristate[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
July 25, 20134
March 14th, 20134
December 20136

References[edit]