“Secure the Bag” – A Smash Player’s Success Online

Despite the delays, cancellations and changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about for the “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate” competitive community, one player has managed to find continued success. Kolawole “Kola” Aideyan, currently the best Roy in “Ultimate” and one of Georgia’s best players, has taken home over $10,000 in prizes from both online andContinue reading ““Secure the Bag” – A Smash Player’s Success Online”

The Travels of a Super Smash Brothers Pro

Much like the pros in the NFL, professional esports players can have quite a few miles on their travel itineraries. The year of competition for a committed and sponsored esport player can mean travelling across the globe multiple times in just a few months, or even weeks. “Super Smash Brothers” pros Leonardo “Mkleo” Lopez PerezContinue reading “The Travels of a Super Smash Brothers Pro”

UT Esports Teams Travel to Florida for Collegiate Tournament

The University of Tennessee’s “Super Smash Brothers” esports team traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete in the CSL: Southeastern Regional tournament on February 16th. The tournament featured eight different collegiate esports club teams, as they competed for one of the two qualifying spots to nationals in Atlanta, Georgia for $15,000. The UTK smash team traveledContinue reading “UT Esports Teams Travel to Florida for Collegiate Tournament”

UTK Esports Club Hosts Their First Tournament of the 2020 Semester

With a crowd of students and gamers alike, the UTK Esports program hosted their first LAN gaming tournament of the semester on the last Friday of January. The club’s event featured tournaments for popular fighting game titles like “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate”, “Tekken”, and “Blazblue: Crosstag Battle”. The UTK Esports club hosts each of theirContinue reading “UTK Esports Club Hosts Their First Tournament of the 2020 Semester”

A Glimpse into a Tennessee Super Smash Brothers Tournament

In the esports world, there are large-scale tournaments or events taking place almost every weekend for a variety of different gaming titles. This is especially true for the local esports community in east Tennessee, as over 100 competitors from across the state traveled to Chattanooga’s Stone Cup Cafe to compete in the Scenic City SmashContinue reading “A Glimpse into a Tennessee Super Smash Brothers Tournament”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”