Asia Championship 2018: Duelist Profile (Asia Championship Qualifier)

These 6 duelists earned their invitation to the Asia Championship 2018 by winning the Asia Championship Qualifier in their region.

 

Kwong Ka Ho

Age: 27

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Asia Championship 2018 Hong Kong Qualifier

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

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
I started playing in 2010 with my classmates.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
Sufficient rest.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
More support cards for Sea Serpent.

 

Ng Wai Loong

Age: 30

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
2nd, Asia Championship 2018 Malaysia Qualifier

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Malaysia. Gamers Arena, Mars Mpowering and Gaia Card Game Sanctuary.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
20 years ago.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I train as hard as I can.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
I have been so busy preparing for the Asia Championship Qualifier that I have not seen the previews of the new cards.

 

Hiroshi M. Odate II

Age: 22

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Asia Championship 2018 Philippines Qualifier
1st, Duelist Cup 2018 Philippines
5 – 8th, Asia Championship 2017

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Philippines. Courtside Robinsons Galleria.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
I started playing when I was 7 years old, inspired by the anime.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I practice a lot with my friends.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
I’m looking forward to the Thunder Dragon theme.

 

Samuel Cheng

Age: 28

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Asia Championship 2018 Singapore Qualifier

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Singapore. Excel CS and Active Game Collections.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
I started playing in 2004. A friend bought the started deck and introduced the game to me. Then I started playing with a group of friends casually.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I playtest with my group of friends and test out different variations to widen my options.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
“Levionia the Primordial Chaos Dragon”

 

Wang Chia-Ching

Age: 27

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Asia Championship 2018 Taiwan Qualifier

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Taiwan. 孩子王.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
During high school, when my classmate introduced it to me.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I keep playing to fine tune my deck.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
All the new 20th Secret Rares.

 

Thotsawat Wannako

Age: 26

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Asia Championship 2018 Thailand Qualifier
17 – 32nd, YOT Thailand 2018

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Thailand. Level Up Cardgame.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
Sicne 2000.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I practice with Phuttichai and Weerapun.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
New support cards for Elemental HERO Neos.


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

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