Pakistani Professional Tekken 7 Player, Arslan Ash has made history by being crowned the winner of the Tekken 7 tournament at the Evo 2019 in Las Vegas by beating a South Korean professional at the finals and taking home a $14000 cash prize.
Tekken is widely considered to be one of the biggest fighting games of all times. Pakistani gamer Arsalan Ash made history after being crowned the champion of Tekken 7 at the world’s biggest and most prestigious fighting game tournament, Evo 2019, in Las Vegas USA.
The 23 year oldPakistani gamer Arslan “Ash” Siddiqui recently had won the Tekken 7 Championship at the Evolution Championship Series which is also known as the Evo 2019 tournament held in Las Vegas Nevada. This feat helped Arslan become the first national player in the history to achieve this feat. Arslan beat South Korea’s legendary Jae-Min “Knee” Bae in the Tekken 7 Grand Finale. Once he won the final, he was noted to have bowed down and touched his head to the ground in gratitude as he was crowned the World’s Tekken 7 Champion.In a Facebook, he expressed gratitude to his fans, saying “Thanks With your Duas!”
His win is widely considered to be an amazing feat as he was not a seasoned veteran in the Tekken playing community little more than a year ago. One year later, he is now recognized as the best Tekken 7 player on an international level beating 1899 participants and professional Tekken players in the process. It is being reported that he took home around $14,000 in prize money. Moreover, this win will now be combined with his win in Tokyo, he has now become the first-ever unified Evo champion.
Arslan started playing Tekken at the age of 11 and participated in worldwide tournaments since 2018. His first major hallmark in Tekken 7 came when he defeated gaming legend Knee in the OUG Tournament 2018, without losing a single game and surprising the entire community with his performance. He was initially known for playing The King of Fighters andwas recognized as the best player from Pakistan and ranked Number 1 in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and The King of Fighters XIII. Another achievement was made when he single-handedly beat the regional competition in at OUG Tournament 2018 to qualify for the King of Fighters XIV Finals.