YOT Thailand 2018: Top 8 Duelist Profile

The Final 8.

 

Zhang Jia Liang

Age: 22

Yu-Gi-Oh! Achievements:
2nd, YOT Hong Kong 2017
1st, Asia Championship 2016 Hong Kong Qualifier
2nd, Asia Championship 2015 Hong Kong Qualifier

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
China. 乐通天下.

What deck are you playing and why?
Magician, because it is powerful.

Day results:
8-0 with no byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Deck Build Pack: Dark Savers (DBDS).

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“Heavymetalfoes Electrumite”, because this card is the most powerful card in my deck.

 

Leung Siu Pan

Age: 21

Yu-Gi-Oh! Achievements:
9 – 28th, Asia Championship 2017
5 – 18th, Asia Championship 2016
3 – 4th, YOT Hong Kong 2014

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Hong Kong. M.S.

What deck are you playing and why?
Sky Striker, because I feel that it is stronger than the other decks.

Day results:
7-1 with 2 byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Deck Build Pack: Dark Savers (DBDS).

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“Sky Striker Start-Up Engage”, because every card drawn from it is a chance for a miracle.

 

Cheung Wing Ho

Age: 28

Yu-Gi-Oh! Achievements:
3 – 4th, Asia Championship Winter 2018
5 – 8th, YOT Hong Kong 2014
4th, Asia Championship 2014
9 – 26th, World Championship 2013

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Hong Kong. 幻影卡社.

What deck are you playing and why?
Sky Striker.

Day results:
7-1 with no byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Rarity Collection 20th Anniversary Edition (RC02).

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“Sky Striker Start-Up Engage”.

 

Frannick Nezmar Octo

Age: 25

Yu-Gi-Oh! Achievements:
5 – 8th, YOT Singapore 2017
17 – 32nd, YOT Hong Kong 2015
33 – 64th, YOT Singapore 2015

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Indonesia. Playtesting Game, Newbie Shop.

What deck are you playing and why?
Sky Striker. I think this is the most consistent deck right now.

Day results:
6-2 with 2 byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Deck Build Pack: Dark Savers (DBDS).

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“Sky Striker Start-Up Engage”. I think it is a mistake that this card’s effect is not limited to once-per-turn.

 

Pichaphop Sunthornijittanon

Age: 23

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Thailand. Modern Card.

What deck are you playing and why?
Altergeist. I enjoy playing a control deck, because I like to interact with my opponent. It is very challenging to predict my opponent’s moves.

Day results:
6-2 with 2 byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Rarity Collection 20th Anniversary Edition (RC02). There is a lot of good reprints in this pack.

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
I think every card has an equal impact.

 

Yeo Gou Jie

Age: 25

Yu-Gi-Oh! Achievements:
5 – 8th, Asia Championship 2017
3 – 4th, Asia Championship SP 2015
5 – 8th, YOT Singapore 2015
1st, Asia Championship Plus 2010
2nd, Asia Championship 2009

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Malaysia and Singapore. Active Games Collection, Full-Yen.

What deck are you playing and why?
Sky Striker. Consistent.

Day results:
6-2 with 2 byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Rarity Collection 20th Anniversary Edition (RC02).

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“Sky Striker Start-Up Engage”.

 

Tanet Nackneawdee

Age: 23

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Bangkok. Tong Card Game.

What deck are you playing and why?
Zombie.

Day results:
6-2 with 2 byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Rarity Collection 20th Anniversary Edition (RC02).

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“PSY-Frame Driver”. Because it is cool!

 

Li Hong Bin

Age: 29

Yu-Gi-Oh! Achievements:
2nd, YOT Hong Kong 2014

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Hong Kong.

What deck are you playing and why?
SPYRAL. Super Agent is very handsome.

Day results:
6-2 with no byes.

Which is your favorite product released so far in 2018?
Flames of Destruction (FLOD). Many useful cards.

Which card do you think is the most impactful currently and why?
“Glow-Up Bulb”.


This article was originally published on Yu-Gi-Oh! Events and has been republished with permission.

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