Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Winter 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Winter 2019

Hello smashers! Welcome to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate NUEL Winter where we give you the opportunity to battle it out against fellow students from across the country.


Battle your way to the top of the points table and claim the title of being one of the best university Smash Ultimate players in the UK!

We encourage students of all skill levels across the UK to get involved. Multiple players from the same university are encouraged.

So what are you waiting for? Lets Fight!


Fixtures are distributed to players in our Discord server.


Current tournament standings can be found here.

Schedule / Format

Each week players will compete in a Double Elimination bracket and will accumulate points based on their finish positions throughout the first 6 weeks of the season.

Matches are played in a Bo3 format until the finals. Winners-, losers- and grand finals are Bo5

Week 1-6: Double Elimination

After 6 weeks the 6 players with the most points will go through to the top 8 final stage of the tournament. This will leave 2 spots to be claimed through the last chance qualifier.

Week 7: Double Elimination - Last Chance Qualifier

The players that finish 1st and 2nd in the LCQ will qualify for the the Finals as seed 7 and 8.

Week 8: Double Elimination - Finals


Points Per Week

1st: 500pts, 2nd: 350pts, 3rd: 200pts, 4th: 160pts, 5th: 130pts, 7th: 100pts, 9th: 70pts, 13th: 40pts, 17th: 20pts, 25th: 10pts, 33rd: 5pts


Prizing :

1st: £30 Nintendo eshop Credit & prize to be announced

2nd: £25 Nintendo eshop Credit

3rd: £15 Nintendo eshop Credit


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Find the full rule set can be found here.

Game Settings

  • Stocks: 3

  • Timer: 8 min

  • Final Smash Meter: Off

  • Spirits: Off

  • Items: Off and None

  • Stage Hazards: OFF

  • All series played are first to 2 (Best of 3), except the grand finals which is first to 3 (Best of 5).

  • Highest seed will strike a stage first and first pick a character.

  • Both players can swap characters after a match but the winner of the previous match must pick the character first.

  • Players cannot select to play on a stage they have won on previously.

  • All Players must be present by the Match start time and have to be ready to play within ten (10) minutes of the Match start time.

Starter Stages

  • Battlefield*

  • Final Destination**

  • Lylat Cruise

  • Pokemon Stadium 1

  • Smashville

Counterpick Stages

  • Kalos Pokemon League

  • Town & City

  • Unova Pokemon League

  • Yoshi’s Story

*On Counterpick, any version Battlefield may be used, so long as it was not banned by the opponent

** On Counterpick, any version of Final Destination may be used, so long as it was not banned by the opponent


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