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Fall 2018 (Shine, Big House, Summit Campaign)

The last couple of months have been a whirlwind. In August, I would stare at my calendar and count the number of weeks and days until Smash Ultimate’s release, wondering how I would pass each week… all that time went by like a blur. For one thing, I feel like I didn’t have a September […]

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Summit Voting Incentives

IMPORTANT LINKS: Voting, Discord, Twitch 50+ votes: Netplay/IRL set 100+ votes: Match analysis 200+ votes: Two match analyses + structured feedback 300+ votes: Ironman Match! 500+ votes: Coaching 1000+ votes: Guest on ‘analog’ Please fill out this form if you want to redeem any incentives! You can edit your response later if you get more votes, so […]

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esports, melee, mindset, tourney

SSC 2018

Like I mentioned in my last post, there was too much to say to combine both EVO and SSC into one write-up, so here is part two of the August chronicles. I was feeling pretty good off my EVO performance. I’d taken the Monday after off from work in order to have a low-key travel day […]

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esports, melee, mindset, tourney

EVO 2018

I skimmed through my post on EVO 2017 before writing this and boy are there a lot of parallels. Just goes to show that our habits as players and people tend to repeat themselves, and we can always learn from our past experiences. I’m going to try and make a better habit of reading through my […]

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melee, mindset

A Note on “Baseline”

Over the last year and a half I’ve found myself taken with the idea of “improving my baseline.” The goal would be to have a “baseline” strong enough to avoid ever being upset in bracket. For the most part, I actually got really close to this goal – if you look at wins and losses […]

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Rishi’s Tenets of Improvement – H1 2018

Hello. It’s been a little while since a post like this. But here I am, and I’m going to cut right to the chase. As you regular readers may recall from “Resting from Results”, I have struggled a bit with my journey in the competitive smash world. A lot has happened over the last several months. In short, […]

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esports

I Am A Free Agent

Hello everyone! As the title indicates, I am now a free agent. I’ll get all the basics out of the way, and then talk a bit more about my where my journey as an ~esports guy~ is taking me. First of all, VGBC and I are parting on amicable terms. My priorities, as well as […]

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