Zain is a Melee Marth main from Reston, Virginia who is currently residing in Blacksburg, Virginia. He is known for his incredibly lethal punish game on space animal players and methodical play against floaty characters, and is considered to be one of the two best Marth players in the world along with Mew2King. He is currently ranked 1st on the MD/VA Melee Power Rankings and 7th on the 2018 MPGR.
He started playing competitively in May 2014 and has quickly climbed the ranks, notably winning the S@X Fall Arcadian. Zain gained recognition at the national level at The Big House 6 when he defeated Plup 2-0 in pools. He went on to place 17th after beating KJH and Tafokints. He notably took a set off of Leffen 3-2 at Smash 'N' Splash 3 placing 13th, and sets off of ChuDat and SFAT 2-1 and 3-0 respectively at Super Smash Con 2017, placing 5th at said event. At Smash Summit 6, he beat both Mango and Plup to take 3rd. Finally, at Shine 2018, Zain won his first major tournament, beating Mango and double eliminating Hungrybox, taking his first ever victories over the latter.
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