Who is Ken Hoang?
Hoang is the 2004-2005 national champion of Major League Gaming, the 2007 international champion of EVO World Finals, and was the highest ranked Super Smash Bros. Melee player in the United States. He was also the world champion for several years, having defeated reputable players from around the globe, including top Japanese players such as Aniki, Captain Jack, Masashi, Bombsoldier, Korius, and Mikael in the summer of 2005 and 2006. In the competitive gaming community, he is known simply as "Ken" or by his gamer tag "SephirothKen".
Ken possesses the highest major tournament win-to-loss ratio of any Super Smash Brothers Melee player from 2003 to 2007. His three years of dominance earned him the nickname "The King of Smash" within the community. His primary character in the game is Marth, and his secondary is Fox. He received minor television coverage in MTV's True Life: I'm a Professional Gamer, and received further coverage in the fall of 2006 after MLG arrived on cable television.