The Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament at Dreamhack in Jönköping Sweden concluded in a historic win for American Smasher and Team Liquid member Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma.
The final set took place between Hungrybox and Adam “Armada” Lindgren. Armada, a native Swede and often considered the best player in the game, had been coming off a string of major tournament wins . The set concluded in a 3-1 victory for Hungrybox.
In an interview after the match by Smash personality D’Ron “D1” Maingrette, Hungrybox spoke about his biological father recently passing away and the impact that his father had on his mentality. You can check it out below.
With this victory Hungrybox, who is often criticized as a chronic 2nd placer, is the first American to win a major European tournament.