Arsalan ‘Ash’ Saddiqui has been a stranger to the world a year ago but today he became the world’s best Tekken 7 player.
Not many people take their gaming skills seriously. But this young gamer was confident in his ability and he proved himself in the world’s most renowned video game event in the world, Evo 2019, The Evolution Championship Series and became world champion of Tekken 7.
— Steph 📸 @ #EVO2019 (@Vexanie) August 5, 2019
Arsalan has won against hundreds of players all around the globe. Evo 2019 had over 9000 participants from all over the world such as United States, Japan and South Korea. He had defeated them and became accomplished as one of the top contender for Evo 2019.
8 Players , 4 Countries, 1 Champion.
Pakistan’s Arslan Ash takes #EVO2019!#TEKKEN7 Top 8 Results:
7 🇰🇷@TekkenLowhigh https://t.co/pRm0CRLp4y #TWT2019 #EVOPS4 pic.twitter.com/rrquuV8CBy
— EVO (@EVO) August 5, 2019
Jae-Min who is considered as the ‘god’ of gaming was ultimately beaten by Arsalan Saddiqui. Everyone was amazed by this because nobody has heard Arsalan’s name a year ago. It was a massive win.
Saddiqui has won Evo Japan, a small scale event in Asia, previously in February, No one has considered it a big deal. Because Evo Japan is not considered as acclaimed. But he proved his skills once again as he won both Evo 2019 and as well as Evo Japan and won nearly $14,000 reward money.
— Ragnarök Tyr@Evo (@Ragnarok_FGC) August 5, 2019
Saddique at that point broke features in his next competition in Dubai, where he earned the title after first besting Jae-Min, his inevitable adversary at the current year’s EVO. He vanquished the South Korean gamer again at the TGU x SEA Major Thailand 2019.
In an interview, Saddiqui talked about his noted rivalry with one of the player, Knee. He said, They have the most famous rivalry in video game world.
— ESPN Esports (@ESPN_Esports) August 5, 2019
People from all over the world have congratulated Saddiqui on his masterly win.
— Joey Cuellar (@MrWiz) August 5, 2019
Arsalan Saddiqui has simply made Pakistan proud!