It is an exciting time for the gaming community all over the world as Evo 2023 kicks off in the Mandala Bay Resort, Las Vegas on August 4.
Three Pakistani gamers are participating in the Evo Vegas 2023 where established champions will take on each other to showcase their gaming skills to the world.
Farzeen TK, Fate Khan and Arslan Ash will represent Pakistan in Tekken 7 tournament.
Eight games will be played in the tournament which includes Street Fighter 6, Guilty Gear Strive, Tekken 7, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Dragon Ball FighterZ, The King of Fighters, Melty Blood: Type Lumina and Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate.
Here is the schedule of Pakistan’s players with Pakistan Standard Time (PST)
Farzeen — August 5 @ 5:00am (PST)
Fate Khan — August 5 @ 6:00am (PST)
Arslan Ash — August 5 @ 7:00am (PST)
Earlier in July, the Pakistan team, comprised of Arslan Ash, Khan, and Atif Butt, defeated South Korea in the grand final to win Gamers8 Tekken 7 Nations Cup in Saudi Arabia.
The Pakistani trio stunned South Korea and won the grand final by 3-2 to win the tournament. After Arslan lost the middle game, Atif made an impressive comeback to hand a convincing victory to Pakistan.
The champion team Pakistan bagged prize money of $500K. It must be noted here that a prize pool of $1 million was kept for the championship.
Arslan is known as one of the best Tekken players in the world, who has won three EVO titles winner in Tekken 7.
He won the EVO Japan 2019 Championship and Evo Championship Series 2019, becoming the only player to have won both at that time.
He was also awarded the best E-Player of 2019 by EPSN. Arslan is also a CEO 2021 Champion and the 2022 Combo Breaker Tekken 7 tournament winner, where he grabbed the title after defeating all of his 10 opponents.