Arslan “Ash” Siddique of Pakistan defeated South Korean Galgonge 3-0 to win the Uprising Korea Tekken Tournament 2023. This is Arslan’s first major competition win in South Korea, Tekken’s home.
Arslan’s Uprising Korea triumph was difficult. He played against world-class Tekken players including Pakistani Atif Khan and South Korean Knee. Arslan defeated all his opponents with his skill and commitment.
Arslan absolutely dominated Galgonge in the final with his iconic character Fahkumram. He won the first two matches easily and won the third with a perfect round. Arslan’s Uprising Korea win is a big deal for him and Pakistani esports. It proves Pakistani gamers can compete globally. After winning the Uprising, Arslan Ash posted a tweet saying that:
Arslan Ash’s Achievements
Arslan Ash is a globally successful Tekken player. He won four EVO titles and many more important competitions. Tekken World Champion since August 2023, he reigns. Arslan plays aggressively and erratically. He is skilled at mind games and always seeks for an edge over his opponents.
Arslan Ash’s Impact on Pakistani Esports
Arslan Ash inspires many Pakistani gamers. He proved that even a tiny country with little infrastructure can succeed in esports. Pakistani esports benefited by Arslan’s Uprising Korea win. It proves Pakistani gamers can compete with the best and inspires others to follow their goals.