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Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier 2013

2012 World Champion
Saito Akikazu “ショウイチ” (Japan)

Central America
Alejandro Vivaldo Reyes Suarez (Mexico) [Dragon Ruler]

Europe
Chris Bountaloudis (Greece) [Prophecy]
Michel Grüner (Germany) [Dragon Ruler]
Valerio Rozza (Italy) [Dragon Ruler]
Sergio Soldani (Italy) [Prophecy]

Hong Kong
Cheung Wing Ho [Dragon Ruler]

Japan
“JOKER” (Tokyo) [Dragon Ruler]
“クロン” (Tokyo) [Dragon Ruler]
“あつし” (Osaka) [Blue-Eyes Prophecy]
Murakoshi Kei “王子” (Osaka) [Dragon Ruler]

Malaysia
Teoh Zhen Pei “Zack” [Dragon Ruler]

North America
Patrick Jefferson Hoban (United States) [Dragon Ruler]
David J. Keener III (United States) [Prophecy]
Stephen J. Silverman (United States) [Dragon Ruler]
Norberto Leon (United States) [Prophecy]
Robert Boyajian II (United States) [Dragon Ruler]
Aaron Christopher Riker (United States) [Dragon Ruler]

Oceania
Christopher Mattiske (Australia) [Dragon Ruler]
Kye Baker (Australia) [Prophecy]

Philippines
Elvis Agoto [Prophecy]
The National Champion, Irwin Arogo [Dragon Ruler], is unable to attend the World Championship 2013, hence the invitation is passed down to the National 1st Runner-up.

Singapore
William Oh [Dragon Ruler]

South America
Carlos Andres Perez Padilla (Ecuador) [Dragon Ruler]

South Korea
Park Jin Woo [Dragon Ruler]

Taiwan
Huang Sin-En [Dragon Ruler]

Thailand
Weerapun Suebyoubol “Pink” [Dragon Ruler]

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier 2012

2011 World Champion
Ogawa Takashi “アーサー” (Japan) [Machina Gadget]

Central America
Alvaro Manuel Gonzalez Orea (Mexico) [Six Samurai]

Europe
Stefano Memoli (Italy) [Wind-Up]
Michail Paraschos (Greece) [Chaos Dragon]
Joshua Schmidt (Germany) [Wind-Up]
Angel Matas (Spain) [Inzektor]

Hong Kong
Leung Chi Wai [Inzektor]

Japan
“ライブラリアン” (Sendai) [Evilswarm Laggia]
“ちゃみ” (Tokyo) [Arrive HERO]
“チャリオット” (Tokyo) [Offering Machina Gadget]
“ショウイチ” (Osaka) [Inzektor]
“ヨウ” (Osaka) [Dimensional Skill Drain Beat]

Malaysia
Tan Sung Lee [Chaos Dragon]

North America
Tyler Tabman (USA) [Wind-Up]
Robert Lewis Jr. (USA) [Wind-Up]
Jarel Winston (USA) [Chaos Dragon]
Kevin Rubio (USA) [Dino Rabbit]
Adrian Shakir (USA) [Wind-Up]
Michael Steinman (USA) [Dino Rabbit]

Oceania
Oliver Parle “SHOCK” (New Zealand) [Chaos Dragon]
Jonno Ritzau (Australia) [Dino Rabbit]

Philippines
Irwin Arogo [Inzektor]

Singapore
Wesley Seek [Inzektor]

South America
Marco Jonatan Oviedo Castro (Ecuador) [Wind-Up]

South Korea
Heo Seung Hwee [Gravekeeper]

Taiwan
Chang Shu Jen [Inzektor]

Thailand
Santi Phromduangsiri [Chaos Dragon]

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier 2011

Central America
Jose Cubero (Costa Rica) [Tengu Synchro]

Europe
Michel Grüner (Germany) [Tengu Synchro]
Raul Fernandez Guiscardo (Spain) [Worm]
Luke Lennard (UK) [X-Saber]
Kim Just Jensen (Denmark) [Disaster Dragon]
The European 1st Runner-up, Sami Sekkoum (UK) [Gravekeeper], is unable to attend the World Championship 2011, hence the invitation is passed down to his Quarter-finals opponent.

Hong Kong
Liu Hoi Ki “海狗” [Dark World]

Japan
Waga Tadashi “syelu” [Debris Junk Doppel]
Osawa Yusuke “バブル” [T.G. Gadget]
Ogawa Takashi “アーサー” [Six Samurai]
Murakoshi Kei “王子” [Dark World]

Malaysia
Kee Kian Sim “Sam” [Agent Fairy]

Philippines
William Sy “Wslasher” [Six Samurai]

Singapore
Kaven Sue [Ultimate Offering Gadget]
The National Champion, Daniel Ang [Graveyard Blackwing], is unable to attend the World Championship 2011, hence the invitation is passed down to the National 1st Runner-up.

North America
Hansel Aguero (USA) [T.G. Tengu]
William Samuel Pedigo (USA) [Tengu Synchro]
Thomas Mak (USA) [Agent Fairy]
Joseph Bogli (USA) [Tengu Synchro]
Bo Tang (Canada) [Tengu Synchro]
Justin Womack [Malefic Skill Drain]
The North American Semi-finalist, Jeff Walker (USA) [Tengu Synchro], is unable to attend the World Championship 2011, hence the invitation is passed down to the 7th Position.

Oceania
Aaron Dennis (New Zealand) [Tengu Synchro]
Kevin Matsuoka (New Zealand) [Tengu Synchro]

South America
Jose Carlos Ubilla Grijalva (Ecuador) [Machina Gadget]

South Korea
Yang Young-Duk [Six Samurai]

Taiwan
She Wei Hao [Six Samurai]

Thailand
Pahnupak Kungjaroen “Foil” [Machina Gadget]

2010 World Champion
Galileo De Obaldia (Panama) [Tengu Synchro]

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier 2010

Australia
Ewan “Bowserkills7” O’Keefe [X-Sabers]

Canada
Aaron Noel [Infernity]

Central America
Galileo De Obaldia (Panama) [X-Sabers]
The Central America Champion, Ricardo Lora Zavala (Mexico) [Flamvell Cat], is unable to attend the World Championship 2010, hence the invitation is passed down to the Central America 7th position.

Europe
Rodrigo Togores Moli (Spain) [Frog OTK]
Stephan Sluis (Netherlands) [Infernity]
Stefano Memoli (Italy) [Anti-Meta]
Sebastian Gonzales (Belgian) [X-Sabers]

Hong Kong
Luk Chi Hang [Quickdraw Dandywarrior]

Japan
Kuwano “みのりん” Kei [Herald of Perfection]
Watanabe “ゆーま” Yuma [Blackwing]
Tanaka “レオパルド” Shogo [Machina Gadget]
Kawai “A1” Hideki [Debris Dandy Cat]
NA★NA’s [Blackwing] rights to represent Japan has been revoked.

Malaysia
Tan Sung Lee [Gigavise]
The National Champion, Michael Yap Wei Keong [Frog Monarch], is unable to attend the World Championship 2010, hence the invitation is passed down to the National Finalist.

New Zealand
Kevin Lau [X-Sabers]

Philippines
Alvin Lim [Blackwing]

Singapore
Jeremy Chua [Machina Gadget]

South America
Pablo Juan Vera (Argentina) [Frog OTK]

South Korea
Kim Tae Woo [Blackwing]

Taiwan
She Wei Hao [Blackwing]

Thailand
Thanin Siripojanakul [Blackwing]
The National Champion, Apinan Chalermchatvichien [Blackwing], is unable to attend the World Championship 2010, hence the invitation is passed down to the National Finalist.

United States
Sean Montague [X-Sabers]
Chris Arantes [X-Sabers]
Vincent Pagila [X-Sabers]
Daniel LaMartina [Gladiator Beasts]

2009 World Champion
Benjamin Tan Hong Hwee (Singapore)

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier 2009

Australia
Alexander Antonies [Lightsworn]

Canada
Charles Easton [Synchro Cat]

Europe
Vittorio Wiktor (Germany) [Synchro Cat]
Eduard Alvarez Carberra (Spain) [Lightsworn]
Sebastien Gonzalez (Belgium) [Lightsworn]
Sharief Mahomedradja (Netherland) [Synchro Cat]

Hong Kong
Kaisar [Lightsworn]

Japan
タイチ (West Japan) [Dark Undead]
りんご (West Japan) [Rivalry Cat]
DAT (East Japan) [Synchro Cat]
くりっちー (East Japan) [Cat Gladiator Beast]

Korea

Latin America
Esteban Almeida (Ecuador) [Synchro Cat]

Malaysia
Kee Kian Sim, Sam [Blackwing]

Mexico
Leija Hernandez José Juan [Twilight]

New Zealand
Calum Rickard [Twilight]

Singapore
Benjamin [Blackwing]

Taiwan

United States
Kris Ferber [Synchro Cat]
Michael Kohanim [Cat Gladiator Beast]
Roy St. Clair [Blackwing]
Ryan Newburn [Lightsworn]

2008 World Champion
グリフィス (Japan) [Synchro Cat]


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Abbreviation
ACQ: Asian Championship Qualifier
WCQ: World Championship Qualifier