Archive for August, 2012

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2012

Champion
Saito Akikazu “ショウイチ” (Japan) [Inzektor]

1st Runner-up
Stefano Memoli (Italy) [Inzektor]

2nd Runner-up
Joshua Schmidt (Germany) [Inzektor]

3rd Runner-up
Wesley Seek En Wei (Singapore) [Inzektor]

Top 8
Jarel McKay Winston (USA) [Exodia]
Arimura Yohei “ヨウ” (Japan) [Malefic Skill Drain Beat]
Norihama Takeru “ちゃみ” (Japan) [Inzektor]
Yumoto Kota “チャリオット” (Japan) [Inzektor]

Preliminary Non-Qualified Players
Alvaro Manuel Gonzalez Orea (Mexico) [Six Samurai]
Michail Paraschos (Greece) [Dark World]
Angel Matas (Spain) [Inzektor]
Leung Chi Wai (Hong Kong) [Inzektor]
Waragai Yuki “ライブラリアン” (Japan) [Dark World]
Tan Sung Lee (Malaysia) [Chaos Dragon]
Irwin Arogo (Philippines) [Inzektor]
Tyler Tabman (USA) [Gravekeeper]
Robert Lewis Jr. (USA) [Final Countdown]
Kevin Junior Rubio (USA) [Chaos Dragon]
Adrian Shakir (USA) [Chaos Dragon]
Michael Steinman (USA) [Gravekeeper]
Oliver Parle “SHOCK” (New Zealand) [HERO Beat]
Jonathan Ritzau (Australia) [Inzektor]
Marco Jonatan Oviedo Castro (Ecuador) [Inzektor]
Heo Seung Hwee (South Korea) [Gravekeeper]
Chang Shu Jen (Taiwan) [Inzektor]
Santi Phromduangsiri (Thailand) [Chaos Dragon]

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2012

Player: Jarel McKay Winston
Deck: Exodia
Rank: World Championship Top 8
Source: Jarel McKay Winston’s YouTube

Monsters: 9
1 Exodia the Forbidden One
1 Left Arm of the Forbidden One
1 Right Arm of the Forbidden One
1 Left Leg of the Forbidden One
1 Right Leg of the Forbidden One
3 Swift Scarecrow
1 Sangan

Spells: 9
3 Pot of Duality
3 One Day of Peace
3 Upstart Goblin

Traps: 22
2 Gift Card
3 Jar of Greed
3 Threatening Roar
3 Legacy of Yata-Garasu
2 Accumulated Fortune
3 Reckless Greed
3 Waboku
3 Hope for Escape

Extra: 15
1 Five-Headed Dragon
1 Gaia Dragon, the Thunder Charger
1 Inzektor Exa-Beetle
1 Photon Strike Bounzer
1 Steelswarm Roach
1 Queen Dragun Djinn
1 Number 39: Utopia
1 Number 17: Leviathan Dragon
1 Wind-Up Zenmaines
1 Leviair the sea DrAgon
1 Temtempo the Percussion Djinn
1 Scrap Dragon
1 Black Rose Dragon
1 Ancient Sacred Wyvern
1 Tempest Magician

Side: 15
2 Volcanic Queen
2 Gemini Imps
2 Soul Taker
3 Mystical Space Typhoon
2 Twister
1 Heavy Storm
2 Closed Forest
1 The Transmigration Prophecy

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2012

Player: Oliver Parle
Deck: HERO Beat
Rank: World Championship Participant
Source: Gameplayer

Monsters: 11
3 Elemental HERO Neos Alius
1 Elemental HERO Stratos
2 Effect Veiler
2 Beast King Barbaros
3 Cardcar D

Spells: 17
3 Pot of Duality
3 Gemini Spark
3 Miracle Fusion
2 E – Emergency Call
1 Reinforcement of the Army
1 Monster Reborn
1 Dark Hole
1 Heavy Storm
1 Book of Moon
1 Mystical Space Typhoon

Traps: 13
2 Hero Blast
2 Skill Drain
2 Dimensional Prison
2 Torrential Tribute
2 Dark Bribe
2 Solemn Warning
1 Solemn Judgment

Extra: 15
2 Elemental HERO The Shining
2 Elemental HERO Gaia
1 Elemental HERO Great Tornado
1 Tempest Magician
1 T.G. Hyper Librarian
2 Blade Armor Ninja
1 Gem-Knight Pearl
1 Number C39: Utopia Ray
1 Number 39: Utopia
1 Photon Papilloperative
1 Steelswarm Roach
1 Maestroke the Symphony Djinn

Side: 15
2 Mystical Space Typhoon
2 Shadow-Imprisoning Mirror
2 Bottomless Trap Hole
2 Kinetic Soldier
1 Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer
1 Stealth Bird
1 Nobleman of Crossout
1 Dimensional Prison
1 The Transmigration Prophecy
1 Soul Taker
1 (missing)

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2012

Player: Saito Akikazu
Deck: Inzektor
Rank: World Champion
Source: Saito Akikazu’s Twitter: 1, 2

Monsters: 21
2 Inzektor Ladybug
3 Inzektor Centipede
1 Sangan
3 Inzektor Dragonfly
2 Inzektor Hornet
3 Effect Veiler
2 Card Trooper
1 Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning
2 Inzektor Giga-Mantis
1 Gorz the Emissary of Darkness
1 Dark Armed Dragon

Spells: 11
1 Heavy Storm
3 Mystical Space Typhoon
1 Monster Reborn
3 Pot of Duality
1 Allure of Darkness
1 Mind Control
1 Foolish Burial

Traps: 9
1 Solemn Judgment
2 Torrential Tribute
2 Solemn Warning
2 Call of the Haunted
1 Safe Zone
1 Chain Disappearance

Extra: 15
1 Chimeratech Fortress Dragon
1 Armory Arm
1 Inzektor Exa-Beetle
1 Wind-Up Zenmaines
1 Leviair the Sea Dragon
1 Number 20: Giga-Brilliant
1 Number 17: Leviathan Dragon
1 Steelswarm Roach
1 Evigishki Merrowgeist
1 Number 12: Crimson Shadow Armor Ninja
2 Inzektor Exa-Stag
1 Tiras, Keeper of Genesis
2 Gaia Dragon, the Thunder Charger

Side: 15
2 Ryko, Lightsworn Hunter
2 Maxx “C”
2 D.D. Crow
1 Cyber Dragon
3 Royal Decree
1 The Transmigration Prophecy
2 Bottomless Trap Hole
2 Really Eternal Rest

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2012

Player: Arimura Yohei
Deck: Malefic Skill Drain Beat
Rank: World Championship Top 8
Source: Arimura Yohei’s Blog

Monsters: 16
3 Gravekeeper’s Commandant
1 Gravekeeper’s Recruiter
3 Photon Thrasher
3 Cardcar D
3 Beast King Barbaros
3 Malefic Stardust Dragon

Spells: 8
3 Necrovalley
3 Pot of Duality
2 Mystical Space Typhoon

Traps: 16
1 Solemn Judgment
2 Solemn Warning
3 Skill Drain
2 Bottomless Trap Hole
3 Dark Bribe
3 Dimensional Prison
2 Torrential Tribute

Extra:
3 Stardust Dragon
1 Hieratic Sun Dragon Overlord of Heliopolis
(Not released)

Side: 15
3 Breaker the Magical Warrior
2 Cyber Dragon
3 Dimensional Fissure
2 Mask of Restrict
3 Macro Cosmos
1 Mystical Space Typhoon
1 Mirror Force


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22nd June 2014

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9th-10th August 2014

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