After 3 months of Smash Ultimate Tournaments, the 12 players representing 4 teams in the Latte eSports League have been determined.
For the remainder of the year, these 4 teams will compete head to head monthly at the Agana Shopping Center, to earn the title of Latte eSports League Champion!
The island’s most popular movie theater is represented by 2 very technical Smash players in Isaiah Colon and Jason Suzuki. Isaiah is a very strong Snake main, with high place finishes in each of his tourney appearances. He won the last chance qualifier in order to get a spot on a team.
Jason Suzuki showed extremely solid play in all three of his qualifier appearances. His prowess with the Wii-Fit Trainer and Hero helped him accumulate the 4th highest league point totals among players, easily clinching him a team spot.
The celebrity player for Tango Theaters is none other than i94 radio host Andrew Wheeler. A lifetime gamer, Wheeler will be looking to use his experience to his advantage when he challenges other celebrity players in Street Fighter 2.
The island’s hippest coffee shop and premiere cold-brew stop is represented by MMA fighter Kyle Aguon and two of the best Smash Ultimate players on the island.
Will Esteves clinched a team by winning the third qualifier. Prior to that, he had achieved second in the first two qualifiers, helping him accumulate the most team points among all players. Will has proven that he is one of the most versatile Smash players in the league, with a wide character pool at his disposal and great overall execution.
Brian Raposa, also known as netorare, earned a team spot by getting second at the last chance qualifier. He will look to help life his team to victory by continuing to outplay opponents who underestimate his stage control.
MMA fighter and game-aficionado Kyle Aguon rounds out the team. A Street Fighter 2 fan and self-proclaimed expert, Aguon will aim to prop his team to the top of the league standings by destroying his fellow celebrity.
GUAM WINDWARD MEMORIAL
The chic and beautiful cemetery in Yona is represented by celebrity figure Jon Tuck and two of the most dangerous Smash players on the island.
Brian Servino earned his team spot by winning the second qualifier in July. A long-time staple of the Guam Smash community, Servino uses his experience and matchup knowledge to outplay his opponents. He looks to lead Guam Windward to the top of the league standings.
Kristin Catt earned his team spot by tallying enough league points. Although he never won a qualifier, the Ken player was a constant threat at each of the 3 events, foiling the plans of other players with his aggressive and risky play.
Guam Windward’s celebrity player is none other than Jon Tuck. An avid gamer when he’s not training, Jon Tuck looks to bring his clutch play and positive mentality to notch wins for his team.
The locally owned apparel/competition brand is looking to make an impact in the League. Their Smash Ultimate players look to bring the championship home for them.
Adrian Cabradilla won the first qualifier with his strong Inkling play. Cabradilla is a seasoned fighting game player, with excellent competency and finishes in a numerous games — Smash Ultimate being no different. He looks to catapult his team to the first ever championship.
Michael Park will use his aggressive and intuitive Gannondorf play to help secure wins for BlackFyre Syndicate. His top 6 finish helped clinch his team spot.
The organization’s celebrity player is Gill Quizon. The local body builder has an epic life story of success with weight loss. He looks to bring a positive attitude and outlook to help his team succeed.
Starting with the September 14th event, each team will go head-to-head with another team. The Smash Ultimate representatives will match up with their opponents in a 2 out of 3 set. The winning player earns a point for their team. The team with more points will win that month’s round.
After three rounds of group play (September, October, November) the stage will be set for our December 28th finale. The two top teams will compete for the title of Latte eSports League Champion. Who will go home with the title and $500 cash?