Messukeskus, Helsinki


Super Smash bros. Ultimate Singles tournament

Game: Super Smash Bros Ultimate Starts: Sat, Feb 22nd 2020, 13:00 EET Ends: Sat, Feb 22nd 2020, 21:00 EET



Date: Saturday,  22nd of February
Place: Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland. Smash bros. booth.

Player cap: 64

Format: Single player. Pools and double elimination bracket. Best of 3 until told otherwise.
Sign-up starts: instantly

Sign-up closes: 22nd of February 12:45

Equipment: Bring your own gamecube controller or pro controller if you have one.
Check-in: 22nd of February 11:00-12:45 at the Smash bros. booth.




Game Settings:

  • Stocks: 3
  • Timer: 8 minutes
  • Handicap: Off
  • Damage Ratio: 1.0
  • Items: Off
  • Pause: Off
  • Final Smash meter: Off
  • Stage hazards: Off
  • Friendly Fire: On

Stage List

Stages are designated as either “Starters” or “Counterpicks.” Starter stages are available during Stage Striking (as defined later) and Counterpicks are only available during subsequent stage picks.

Starter Stages

  • Battlefield
  • Final Destination
  • Pokemon Stadium 2
  • Smashville
  • Town & City

Counterpick Stages

  • Kalos Pokemon League
  • Lylat Cruise
  • Yoshi’s Story

NOTE: Omega and Battlefield variations are not allowed!


Match Procedure

The following steps outline the process of playing a Match:

  1. Players select their characters. 
  2. Decide stage strike order with rock-paper-scissors. The winner starts.
  3. Use Stage Striking to determine the first stage.
  4. The Players play the first Game of the Match.
  5. Winning Player of the preceding Game bans 2 stages.
  6. The losing Player of the preceding Game picks a stage for the next Game.
  7. The winning Player of the preceding Game may choose to change characters.
  8. The losing Player of the preceding Game may choose to change characters.
  9. The next Game is played.
  10. Repeat steps 4 through 9 for all subsequent Games until the Match is complete. Report your scores to the tournament organizer.


“Stage Striking” is defined as removing stages from the Starter list to decide the stage for the first Game. The Player with first strike strikes first, followed by the other Player striking two stages, followed by the Player with first strike striking one more stage. The remaining stage from the Starter list is used for the first Game.

Smash Finland recommended ruleset for Super Smash bros. Ultimate (Finnish only): 


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