Tekken World Tour 2022: Pakistani video gamer becomes new ‘King of the Iron Fist’
Pakistani video gamer Atif Butt has been crowned the new ‘King of the Iron Fist’ after winning the finals of the Tekken World Tour 2022 videogame tournament in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the event organiser said.
He beat South Korean opponent Jeon DDing in the final contest.
The Tekken World Tour series from Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc organised the international offline tournament series where the best compete to be crowned “The King of the Iron Fist”.
The tour has offline master events and challenger events across the globe to “highlight the best talent in the world”.
The Bandai Namco Esports shared a clip of the winning moments of the match on Twitter.
The TWT 2022 series kicked off on June 24 with regional tournaments in 16 regions, including Pakistan. The final of the tournament was played at the Theatre Amsterdam on Saturday and Sunday.
Reacting to the victory, Butt said that he was overwhelmed by all the messages and wishes coming his way.
“Alhamdulillah for everything! I would like to thank Allah, my family, my friends, and each and everyone of you who supports me and keeps me going! Thankyou all for your prayers! I’m out of words right now, it’s all very surreal! Pakistan Zindabad!” he said in tweet.
He ended his tweet with a note that “this is just the beginning!”
Butt’s team also praised him on the achievement.
His opponent also took to Twitter to congratulate him.
“The road from Lcq to the Grand Final was very difficult. I really wanted to win, but I was sad that I couldn’t. Thank you to everyone who supported me. See you next time Congratulations !” Jeon DDing said.
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