Melee Everyday organizes and broadcasts events around Chicago and the greater Midwest. We provide environments and resources for players to play and enjoy competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee. We seek to improve the overall quality of tournament experiences and tournament gameplay in Chicago by delivering only the very best. Melee Everyday specializes in guest relations and inviting top level players from out of region, who offer new and refreshing challenges. We also foster the growth and development of our local players with amateur brackets, private lessons, and by connecting them to other nearby players.
Cary "vro" zhang
Founder, tournament director, vip relations
Vro is a Chicago-based smasher and tournament organizer who has been active in the scene for over 9 years. He mains Marth in Melee, is considered Illinois's most active player, and is ranked 3rd overall in the state. He is known for a close set with Hax at The Big House 4 and placed top 64 at Genesis 3. Chicago's largest Melee monthly series, Rubicon, was founded by Vro. Other tournaments he has been directly involved with include Show Me Your Moves 16, Frosty Faustings VIII, Pound 2016, and Combo Breaker 2016. Vro occasionally commentates and offers private lessons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design from Columbia College Chicago.
Arjuna "Juna" Capulong
Co-founder, Broadcasting & media director, business development
Raised in Indiana but competing in Chicago, Goldman Snacks is a newer smasher and tournament organizer who became hooked on the Smash community after watching The Smash Brothers documentary in 2015. He mains Fox in Melee. He helped initiate Smash at the Art Institute of Chicago (S@IC) and currently advises them. He also assisted Vro in starting the Rubicon monthly series. Recently graduating from School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus on photography, video, and performance art.
Brandon "ReadBarren" Amaloo
Erin "buttercup" hagood
Austin "flashburn" chin
Marcos "Wakenvape" torres