For the very first time, the Street Fighter world champ is from the UK –

Street Fighter has a new world champ – and he’s from the UK.Benjamin “Issue X “Simon won Street Fighter 5 at Evo – the world’s most significant battling video game tournament – beating legendary Japanese player Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi in grand finals.Playing as M. Bison, Issue X beat Akuma player Tokido 3-0 after the Japanese reset the bracket( Evo is a double removal competition).

— Capcom Fighters (@CapcomFighters) August 6, 2018 After his on-stage success, a clearly stunned Problem X was praised by a raft of British combating game pros, including Hart, F-Word and Logan Sama.I just won EVO 2018!!!!!! OMG Words can not discuss my happiness.Thank you @mousesports thanks you everybody who supports me. Excellent games to everyone I played. UK and EUROPE have the champion this year. SHADOWLOO INCREASES with some vroom vroom. #Hardwork– Benjamin(@MrProblemX) August 6, 2018 Here’s the Street Fighter leading 8:– EVO(@EVO ) August 6, 2018 Somewhere else, Dominique”SonicFox”McLean won the Dragon Ball FighterZ tournament, beating long-standing rival Goichi “GO1” Kishida in a reset grand final.– EVO(@EVO) August 6, 2018 The standout efficiency at the amusing Tekken 7 competition was by United States gamer Lil Majin, who

, using King, fought his way to third place. It’s the very best result for a western Tekken 7 gamer at Evo ever. In grand finals, South Korean Sun-woong”LowHigh”Youn beat compatriot Byung-moon”Qudans”Child.– EVO(@EVO)

August 5, 2018