Smasher:Asura

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Asura
Asura photo.jpg
Ultimate main Pokémon Trainer
Other Ultimate
character
Sephiroth
Sponsor(s) Tidal Esports
Skill Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Pro-am
Additional info
Real name Ayaan "Red" Ahmed
Birth date (age 20)
Location London England

Asura, formerly AlphaX, is a notable commentator from the United Kingdom. He is known for his analytical/play by play commentating style, as well as fast paced and energetic commentary overall. Working alongside some of the UK's finest.

Asura first started out as a competitor in the UK around the end of Smash 4, and stopped play pre lock down of Smash Ultimate. His focus shifted to doing content creation before, deciding to do commentary.

Asura would end up doing some unofficial NSE commentary for their Teams Tournaments during the lockdown era, then soon going into offline casting around the time of BIG LAB:Holiday Fest. But it wasn't until DAT Monday Meltdown 213 where Asura would cast with NutRoast and start to see a little more attention being brought to his name, later being labelled as "One of the Faces of Meltdown comms". He has commentated in notable events such as DAT BlastZone 32, WANTED S5 C2, Reunion, and Resurgence, also regularly commentating DAT Monday Meltdown weeklies on VGBootCamp.

Asura was signed by Tidal Esports[1] on July 15th, 2022.

Tournaments Commentated[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date Block
DAT Monday Meltdown 213 -ongoing March 13th, 2022 N/A
CLUE ONLINE April 27th, 2022 Entire thing
LUSH Skirmish 2 May 21st, 2022 Pro Bracket, Top 8
ReUnion May 28th, 2022 Wave B,SS, Top 64
Mini Boss Battles June 4th, 2022 Top 12 Qualifiers, Top 6
DAT BlastZone 32 June 25th, 2022 Top 64
EU BOOTCAMP MIDWEEK DRILLS #151 July 5th, 2022 Top 16 onwards
Resurgence July 16th, 2022 Top 8
WANTED S5 C2 July 17th, 2022 Wave A Pools
GAC Golden Lantern Festival July 20th, 2022 Top 8
Nexus Fighting Championship August 6th, 2022 Top 16

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