Panda Global signs Super Smash Bros. pro Zain ‘Zain’ Naghmi
April 15, 2018 - Super Smash Bros
Panda Global announced Thursday that it has sealed Zain “Zain” Naghmi for a Super Smash Bros. Melee roster, creation him a third Melee actor to wear a black and white jersey and a sixth Super Smash Bros. actor overall.
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“Zain is a actor we approached over a year ago when PG was deliberation an pledge team,” Panda Global CEO Dr. Alan Bunney said. “In that year, Zain has risen so fast that he would have no place on an pledge group anymore. He deserves a mark on a group where we can assistance continue his expansion in Melee. His ability is a genuine deal, and we can’t wait to see how distant he goes this year.”
Zain is partial of a new blood of Melee. The 21-year-old was 4 when a diversion came out in 2001. He’s now ranked 22nd in a universe according to SSBMRank. He has jumped between a few opposite crews, though fasten Panda Global will be his biggest veteran pierce yet.
Because of Melee’s age, many of a tip players are in their mid-to-late twenties. The diversion is also rarely technical, requiring some of a top actions-per-minute of any esport. This, joined with a fact that it’s sealed to a console expelled in 2001, has given it a larger separator to entrance when compared to other games.
But Zain has done waves in a past dual years. He many particularly kick Panda Global’s Justin “Plup” McGrath during The Big House 6 in 2016 and kick Counter Logic Gaming’s Zachary “SFAT” Cordoni during Super Smash Con 2017. He also took a set off Team SoloMid’s William “Leffen” Hjelte during Smash ‘N’ Splash 3.
“I’m so vehement to join Panda Global as we go on my tour to turn Melee’s best,” Zain said. “I’ll try my comprehensive hardest to make a group proud.”