Atif Butt, a Tekken player hailing from Gujranwala, has bagged the top position in the national Tekken competition, Takedown 2023. The competition was held in Islamabad and featured some of the most skilled players from across the country. In the final round, Atif defeated Arsalan Ash, who is renowned for winning the EVO Japan 2019 and 2023 tournaments.
Despite being considered a formidable opponent, Atif managed to win the match with a clean sweep of 3-0. Atif played with Akuma in the final set while Arsalan Ash chose Kunimitsu. Both players had two rounds each, and the final outcome was uncertain until the very end. Atif was trailing in the last round. But he made a stunning comeback by hitting Ash with a clutch EX Tatsumaki into Raging Demon. He finally secured his win in the tournament.
Apart from his recent victory, Atif Butt has other notable achievements under his belt. He was the Champion of the Tekken World Tour 2022 held in Amsterdam and Netherlands. Where he defeated a South Korean player in the finals. He was also awarded the title of “King of the Iron Fist” last year.
Atif’s win at Takedown 2023 has earned him a cash prize of Rs.1 million. While his opponent Arsalan Ash received Rs.0.4 million as the runner-up. Other players who made it to the tournament’s later stages also received cash prizes. Heera, who belongs to Ashes Gaming, secured the third position and received a cash prize of Rs.200,000.
The Takedown 2023 tournament was a significant event for the Pakistani Tekken community. Because it brought together some of the most skilled players in the country. The competition also featured non-Pakistani players from the Philippines and Korea, who secured the 7th and 8th positions. The event was well-organized, and the players displayed high levels of sportsmanship throughout the tournament.
Atif Butt’s victory at Takedown 2023 has cemented his position as one of the top Tekken players in the country. His success is an inspiration for young players. Who aspires to make a name for themselves in the competitive gaming world. With his talent and dedication, Atif will surely achieve even greater heights in the future.