Lunch With Sumiko: I'm not a gangster or a nerd, says pro gamer Ho Kun Xian

Ho Kun Xian, a professional Street Fighter gamer, wants the world to know that gamers are normal people

Ho Kun Xian, widely known as Xian, is one among a very small number of professional gamers in Singapore. His game of choice is Street Fighter and he has made at least US$88,000 (S$121,500) so far, according to esportsearnings.com estimates. He also g
Ho Kun Xian, widely known as Xian, is one among a very small number of professional gamers in Singapore. His game of choice is Street Fighter and he has made at least US$88,000 (S$121,500) so far, according to esportsearnings.com estimates. He also gets sponsorships, including from gaming paraphernalia company Razer, and revenue from live-streaming his games. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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Professional gamer Ho Kun Xian is staying away from carbs.

He's chosen to have lunch at Fengshan Centre in Bedok and we're having soupy bak chor mee with meatballs.

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