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  • ESPN’s preview of Frostbite

    ESPN’s preview of Frostbite

    Founded as part of the Chicago-based 2016 Smash 4 Midwest Circuit, the first Frostbite featured brackets for both Smash 4 and Melee. The organizers' decision to remove Melee -- and its requisite cathode-ray tube (CRT) televisions -- from the lineups of future events gave them the economic flexibility they needed to bring Frostbite to the next level.

    "CRTs create an extremely difficult logistical challenge," head organizer Alex "Vayseth" Varga said. "Not only are they hard to get, but they're expensive. ... When we focus on a monitor-based only game, we can ship things with vans as opposed to trucks, so putting Melee into an event actually would at least double, if not more, our equipment costs."

    Frostbite's singular focus on the post-Brawl Smash titles has made the event's staffers a hot commodity for Ultimate tournaments across the United States.
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    http://www.espn.com/esports/story/_/...-coming-strong
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