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Smogon Grand Slam - Season 1 Finals [Won by Ciele]

Discussion in 'Smogon Grand Slam' started by Iconic, Nov 3, 2012.

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  1. Iconic

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    After months of fierce competition, we have finally arrived to the finals of the inaugural Smogon Grand Slam! Before we get things going, I'd like to extend a huge thanks to the five hosts, JabbaTheGriffin, bojangles, Oglemi, Zebraiken, and Aerrow. I'd also like to give an enormous thanks to Vinc2612 for all the time he spent updating the onsite Grand Slam points. Finally, Zracknel deserves enormous props for all the amazing work he put into producing art for the Grand Slam, including the amazing work you can see in this thread! This season would not have been possible without these seven upstanding gentlemen, so be sure to thank them when you get the chance!

    Since there was a three way tie for the last two spots of the finals, Heist, Malekith, and Nelson-X are going to have a quick round-robin, best-of-five (UU, Ubers, RU, NU, and LC of course) mini playoff series to decide decide who gets these seeds. The winner of the the playoff will earn the 7th seed, while the runner-up nabs the 8th seed.

    Congratulations to all the Grand Slam finalists!

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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Nelson-X
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Malekith
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock

    Semi-Finals

    2. blarajan vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 8. Nelson-X

    Finals

    6. Ciele vs. 8. Nelson-X
    Click "Instant Replay" (open)

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    The deadline for the Preliminary Playoff is November 8th at 11:59 p.m. EST. All Round 1 matches must be complete by November 17th at 11:59 p.m. EST.

    Finalists will play each other in a best-of-five series in the five Grand Slam metagames. Tier lists are now locked for the entirety of the finals. Since we're in the middle of a few suspect tests and tier shifts, I thought I'd just clarify that OHKO moves are banned in Ubers, and Cresselia / Durant are banned in RU. Check out this post for the complete tier lists.

    Good luck everyone, and may the best man win! Once again huge huge huge thank you to Zracknel for the amazing art he made for this thread.

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  2. Stone_Cold

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    Hey Iconic, I have ? Why duz bloo still play when he alway tell mi he hate game?

    Go BIoo! And McMegHand, and Seal! Blaringjon sux
  3. locopoke

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    Hopefully the tournament playerbase can come out of this thing with it's dignity in tact.

    Anyone but blarajan.
  4. Zebraiken

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    i'd be cool with just about anyone in the finals winning this, but predicts just for the sake of them

    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan (UU, Ubers, RU, NU) vs. 8. Malekith (LC)
    2. blarajan (RU, LC) vs. 7. Heist (UU, Ubers, NU)
    3. FLCL (Ubers, NU, LC) vs. 6. Ciele (UU, RU)

    i don't know either player well enough for the last matchup to make a good prediction :o
  5. Raseri

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    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    McM (Uber, UU, RU) vs Nelson-X (NU, LC,)
    Blarajan (RU, LC) vs Heist (Uber, UU, NU)
    FLCL (NU) vs Ciele (Uber, UU, RU, LC)
    Bloo will probably win but idk who pedrock is he might be good.
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    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock

    nice copy ginku
  8. Ginku

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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock

    achieve etc

    edit: fuk dongo

    also incredible art zracknel
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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Nelson-X
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
  10. Harsha

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    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith - the dude is on fire!
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist - ah I like both people but blarajan's ego doesn't need to be inflated anymore!
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele - both are good players but I'm inclined to believe FLCL has more experience in lower tiers.
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock - I think the winner of this tournament comes down to Bloo vs. McMeghan!
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    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Heist
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Malekith
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Heist
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Malekith
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    Hurry up goddamn
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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Playoff Runner-Up
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Playoff Winner
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Nelson-X
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    McMeghan, blarajan, Ciele, Bloo

    lets go guys :)
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    as long as blarajan loses im okay.
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    McMeghan, blarajan, Ciele, Pedrock
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    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock

    Rooting for Heist / Bloo to win it all
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    Preliminary Playoff

    Heist vs. Malekith
    Malekith vs. Nelson-X
    Nelson-X vs. Heist

    Round 1

    1. McMeghan vs. 8. Malekith
    2. blarajan vs. 7. Heist
    3. FLCL vs. 6. Ciele
    4. Bloo vs. 5. Pedrock
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