Gennosuke has been a part of the FGC (fighting game community) since 2013, with the first game he ever competed in being the acclaimed Capcom title, Street Fighter 4. He would compete for four years until taking a brief hiatus from fighting games until late 2018. 2019, though, is when Gennosuke would really tap into his full potential with the release of Samurai Showdown. Unlike most competitors who would normally end their first tournament run with a record of 0-2 or 1-2, Gennosuke would end his first ever Samurai Showdown tournament with a phenomenal third place finish. He would also attend Dreamhack Atlanta 2019, where he would place ninth in singles. Gennosuke’s accolades would only continue to accumulate from there as would place first at several other tournaments such as Gamersturz Gauntlet 8 and Gamestaytion.
Kyros, who grew up in Guatemala, began playing Super Smash Bros for the Wii U at the beginning of 2015 in Los Angeles, as part of the SoCal region. Ever since, he's been into the competitive scene and transitioned to Smash Bros Ultimate on release on 2018, where he now plays "Young Link" and is considered among the best players of his character in the US. Kyros' competitive personality comes from his days as a soccer athlete as well as his desire to always be at the top of his class. Currently, he is a professional competitor as well as a streamer since 2020. Kyros hopes to keep improving as a player and person, and soon be considered one of the best players of Southern California!
Jsan, is a Meta knight main who resides in LA County. Jsan has started playing Smash Wii U competitively in 2018, in Socal. Jsan became fond of Meta knight for his unique playstyle of bait-and-punish and simply just liked the character’s design. Jsan then transitioned into Smash Ultimate when the new title came out in later 2018, where he still played meta knight while co-maining Mario and Bowser. After a lot of commitment and training for a couple years, Jsan became Socal ranked #16 in the third quarter of 2021, and is now considered one of the best Meta Knight’s in the west coast. He always strives for improvement in all areas of life including being the best student, video game competitor, big brother and friend he can be. The healthy mindset to improve and practice has helped Jsan become successful in Smash Bros, and he will continue to improve.
When it comes to fighting games, Dadpool has dabbled into just about everything. After first starting his journey with the FGC (fighting game community) in 2013, Dadpool first started competing in games such as Ultimate Marvel Versus Capcom 3 (the game that helped inspire his gamertag), Project M, and Rivals of Aether. However, it was after his move to Southern California is when Dadpool’s fighting game career would really take off, as he would soon discover Orange County’s fabled Esports Arena and its highly-decorated fighting game tournament series WNF (Wednesday Night Fights). During his time playing there, Dadpool would be exposed to some of the most popular fighting games in the world like Dragonball FighterZ, Soul Calibur 6 and Granblue Versus. Besides competing in person, due to the pandemic, Dadpool also enjoys playing in online tournaments for rollback fighting games like Guilty Gear Strive, Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, and the recently released MultiVersus.
After first beginning his Melee journey in 2014 at the young age of 13, paladin would spend the next two years grinding out the game at home against CPUs, as well as practicing with his younger brother. And after making his tournament debut in 2016, paladin has grown to become one of the most prominent, up incoming Melee prospects in Tennessee. In 2022 alone, he has acquired offline wins over some of the state’s best, such as Suezo, Cantus, Iori, and Grab, in addition to achieving the best major placement of his career when he netted a phenomenal 65th place finish at The Big House 10 back in October.