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Saving the biggest 'Super Smash Bros' tournament from the brink of destruction

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Super Smash Bros.‘ biggest annual tournament, Apex 2015, already earned its nickname in the media as “The Tournament That Almost Wasn’t.” More than 2,000 players faced losing their original venue — the Empire Clarion hotel in Secaucus, New Jersey — due to code violations discovered by the fire marshal on the first day of a three-day event in late January.

Mashable‘s video team followed along as the tournament was bailed out financially by Twitch, transported to a new venue and reassembled by an army of tournament organizers and volunteers in a matter of hours. Professional players and APEX organizers shared what it took to keep the grassroots tournament alive, and move thousands of players and their setups to a brand new venue. Read more…

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Saving the biggest 'Super Smash Bros' tournament from the brink of destruction Reviewed by on . Super Smash Bros.' biggest annual tournament, Apex 2015, already earned its nickname in the media as "The Tournament That Almost Wasn't." More than 2,000 player Super Smash Bros.' biggest annual tournament, Apex 2015, already earned its nickname in the media as "The Tournament That Almost Wasn't." More than 2,000 player Rating:
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