A defining chapter in Team Liquid’s Juan "Hungrybox" DeBiedma’s legacy was about to be written. He was considered a "god" of Super Smash Bros. Melee but never the best—a great player who was never able to win the big one at the Evolution Championship Series (Evo). When Melee first came back into the circuit in 2013, Hungrybox finished an admirable third place, while archrival Joseph "Mango" Marquez took home the grand prize. The next year, it was the same story told once more: Hungrybox lost to Mango, this time in the grand finals.
IRL – tickets now on sale, nominations open – join us at the comeback industry event on September 16th
IRL will be a casual, inclusive event, designed so that anyone and everyone in the industry can attend, meet colleagues, network, and applaud our collective efforts