Tafokints

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[e][h]Sheik Tafokints
Tafokints on commentary at EVO 2017
Player Information
Name:
다니엘리
Romanized Name:
Daniel Lee
Birth:
September 12, 1988 (1988-09-12) (age 31)
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Country:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$33
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Sheik
Links
History
2013-11-07 — Present
2016-12-30 — 2018-03-30
Cloud9 (Coach)
2018-03-30 — Present

Daniel "Tafokints" Lee is a Melee Sheik player from Los Angeles who is a member of Melee It On Me. He is ranked 24th on the SoCal Power Rankings and 84th on SSBM Rank 2016. Tafo is also a prominent writer, commentator, analyst, and occasional tournament organizer.[citation needed]

On December 30, 2016, Tafokints was signed by Cloud9 as a coach for Mango.[1]

He announced on March 30, 2018 that he would no longer be Mango's coach, as he is joining Counter Logic Gaming as a business developer.[2]

Results[edit]

Melee[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2019
2019-02-03S3165 - 96thGENESIS 60 : 2Canadamoky
2017
2017-11-19Q717 - 24thSuper FamiCon 20172 : 3USANIX
2017-07-16S3165 - 96thEVO 2017LUSAGahtzu
2017-04-30S1549 - 64thDreamHack Austin 20173/2Grp. S.
2017-01-22S63129 - 192ndGENESIS 41 : 2USAVinodh
2016
2016-10-15S1533 - 48thSSS Blood For Blood0 : 2USADr. Z
2016-10-09S3197 - 128thThe Big House 60 : 2USAAmida
2016-09-10Q717 - 24thNorCal Loves Teams0 : 2USAHugS
2016-08-28Q717 - 24thShine 20160 : 3USAMacD
2016-08-14R725 - 32ndSuper Smash Con 20160 : 2USACyrain
2016-07-17S1549 - 64thEVO 20160 : 2USANintendude
2016-06-26S1533 - 48thCEO 20160 : 2USAZhu
2016-01-31M313 - 16thPAX Arena 20160 : 3USAShroomed
2016-01-17S3197 - 128thGENESIS 30 : 2USALuigiKid
2016-01-10Q717 - 24thSuper Smash Sundays 390 : 2USAKira
2015
2015-11-24B12ndGet Smashed at the Foundry #710 : 3USAFrootloop
2015-11-15M313 - 16thSuper Smash Sundays 361 : 2USAMatt
2015-10-04S3165 - 96thThe Big House 50 : 2SwedenAndroid
2015-09-06S1549 - 64thParagon Los Angeles 20151 : 2USAL
2015-08-22I39 - 12thMayhem August 2015Sheik0 : 2USAFoxLucky
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
2017
2017-01-22Q717 - 24thGENESIS 4TafokintsUSA
R2DLiuUSA
0 : 2USARustin
USAFatGoku
2016
2016-10-09S1533 - 48thThe Big House 6TafokintsUSA
SwiftbassUSA
0 : 2USAScythe
USASago
2016-09-10G17 - 8thNorCal Loves TeamsTafokintsUSA
NintendudeUSA
1 : 2USASuzarya
USAPewPewU
2016-08-28I39 - 12thShine 2016TafokintsUSA
SwiftbassUSA
0 : 2USAAxe
CanadaKage
2016-08-14M313 - 16thSuper Smash Con 2016TafokintsUSA
MafiaUSA
1 : 2USAChillindude
USAChuDat
2016-06-26M313 - 16thCEO 2016TafokintsUSA
SwiftbassUSA
0 : 2USAFrootloop
USADruggedfox
2016-01-31G17 - 8thPAX Arena 2016TafokintsUSA
ArcUSA
0 : 3MexicoValdo
MexicoRael
2016-01-17S1533 - 48thGENESIS 3TafokintsUSA
ReddUSA
LUSATaj
USAWobbles
2015
2015-11-15B12ndSuper Smash Sundays 36TafokintsUSA
MacDUSA
1 : 3USAKira
USACDK
2015-08-22C13rdMayhem August 2015TafokintsUSA
KiraUSA
LUSAMacD
USAMikeHaze
$33
2015-08-02G17 - 8thSuper Smash Sundays 31TafokintsUSA
MikeHazeUSA
LUSANMW
USASFAT
2015-05-10I39 - 12thPress StartTafokintsUSA
MikeHazeUSA
0 : 2USAReno
USACactuar
2015-02-01Q717 - 24thApex 2015TafokintsUSA
ReddUSA
LUSAAlan
USAHomeMadeWaffles
2014
2014-11-16I39 - 12thDo You Fox Wit It?TafokintsUSA
HMWUSA
0 : 2USAAlan
USAShroomed
2014-10-05M313 - 16thThe Big House 4TafokintsSheikUSA
ReddFoxUSA
1 : 2USAFoxZhu
USAFoxCactuar
2014-05-25I39 - 12thPat's House 2TafokintsUSA
TaiUSA
0 : 2USAFiction
USAMacD
2012
2012-11-10Q717 - 24thKings of CaliTafokintsUSA
TophUSA
LUSAConnor
USAStrong Bad
All Results

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in MPGR 2018:

Rank 89 - Ralph

Broadcast talent[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Position
2017
2017-07-16 A8Undefined EVO 2017 Commentator

Melee Rankings[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBMRank 2016 84
SSBMRank 2015 80
SSBMRank 2014 66
SSBMRank 2013 61

SoCal Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
October 2, 2016 13
April 18, 2016 24
November 29, 2015 15
May 13, 2015 15
Sep 1, 2014 13

NorCal Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
NorCal Melee, June 2013 6
NorCal Melee, January 2013 7
NorCal Melee, August 2012 7
NorCal Melee, April 2012 7
NorCal Melee, February 2012 6
NorCal Melee, August 2011 14
NorCal Melee, April 2011 12

Videos[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • He is known for his many puns on commentary.
  • He has participated in many high stakes money matches. This includes a $1,000 MM against Tian at Apex 2014, a $250 MM against fellow MIOM member Toph, and a canceled $1,000 MM against Slox.

References[edit]