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Edgar “Sparg0” Valdez won Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Singles at Frame Perfect Series 4: Online on January 17. Interestingly, this marks the third time a Mexican player has won one of Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman’s online tournaments. Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez won the first installment of the tournament series, while Enrique “Maister” Hernández Solís won the second edition.
Due to a handful of upsets, Sparg0 had an easier-than-expected run to winners side of top 8. He beat Luis “FuerzaDON” Chávez Morales 2-0, “Sytonix” 2-1, and Kevin “AoS” Daniel Diaz 2-0. In addition, Sparg0 overcame Michael “Tilde” Tedesco 2-1 in Winners Quarters.
Sparg0 faltered in Winners Semis, as he lost 1-3 to Yezre’el “Yez” Askew. However, in the losers bracket, he eliminated Juan “Skyjay” Pablo 3-2, Spencer “BestNess” Garner 3-1, and Saleem “Salem” Young 3-1. This gave him the chance to rematch Yez in Grand Finals. Sparg0 defeated Yez 3-2 in set one and 3-1 in set two, thus winning Frame Perfect Series 4 Ultimate Singles.
Best day ever <3
— Sparg0 (@Sparg0ssb) January 18, 2021
Other results from Frame Perfect Series 4: Online Ultimate Singles
Yez made a strong run through winners to place 2nd in Smash Ultimate Singles at Frame Perfect Series 4: Online. En route to the top 8, he beat Juan “Hungrybox” DeBiedma 2-0, “Tohru” 2-0, Timothy “Mr.Zercon” Little 2-1, and BestNess 2-1. Afterward, Yez earned 3-1 victories against both Sparg0 and Salem.
Skyjay had to make multiple upsets in order to place 5th at this event. He defeated Alan “AlanDiss” Carrillo 2-0, “Xerzal” 2-1, and Gabriel “Epic_Gabriel” Romero 2-0 before falling to Salem in Winners Quarters. Then, Skyjay beat Henry “Colmar” H. 2-0 and MkLeo 3-1.
Trevor “Atomsk” Hirschen similarly had an impressive run to 5th place at Frame Perfect Series 4: Online Ultimate Singles. Atomsk was able to make his way through the winners bracket, securing a spot in winners side of top 8. In the process, he won sets over Christian “Jahzz0” Ramsay, Adrian “Guts” Gomez, and MkLeo.
Though he finished just shy of top 8, Tilde had an outstanding run to 9th place at this event. He was not even projected to make it out of his pool. Despite this, Tilde upset Rick “Rickles” Aguayo, Kiyarash Younessi, Markus “ShinyMark” Florido, and Miguel “LuffyMK” Michielli.
Dylan Tate is an alumnus of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a gaming journalist with a love for Nintendo esports, particularly Super Smash Bros. and Pokémon.