Asia Championship 2018: Duelist Profile (Ranking)

These 6 duelists earned their invitation to the Asia Championship 2018 by accumulating the most Ranking points in their region.

 

Chau Wing Him

Age: 24

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Ranking Tournament 2017 Hong Kong Season 3 + 4
7th, YOT Hong Kong 2017 Asia Premier
5 – 12th, Asia Championship SP 2015
4th, YOT Hong Kong 2015 Asia Premier

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

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
In 2010, when my elder brother got me playing.

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

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
“Gravekeeper’s Esper”.

 

Low Weng Fong

Age: 23

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Ranking Tournament 2017 Malaysia Season 3 + 4
5 – 8th, YOT Hong Kong 2015

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Malaysia. Dueling Nexus.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
Since 2009, when I learned the game from my high school senior.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
Read many articles on Sky Striker.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
“Cyberse Clock Dragon”.

 

Gerald Jay Mercado

Age: 24

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Ranking Tournament 2017 Philippines Season 3 + 4
17 – 32nd, YOT Thailand 2018

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 competitively in 2012 because of my friends.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
Practice as much as possible during my free time.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
Thunder Dragons!

 

Huang Qilin

Age: 22

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Ranking Tournament 2017 Singapore Season 3 + 4
9 – 16th, YOT Singapore 2015

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

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
Primary School.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
Practice.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
Nothing.

 

Su Chiu-Mao

Age: 30

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Ranking Tournament 2017 Taiwan Season 3 + 4
5 – 12th, Asia Championship Winter 2018
5 – 8th, Asia Championship 2017

Where are you from? Which card shop(s) do you frequent?
Taiwan. 興義發記.

When and how did you started playing Yu-Gi-Oh?
I started since I was 12, and its been 18 years.

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I spent all my weekends in tournaments. I had played in all 3 Northern, Central and Southern Taiwan Pre-Qualifiers.

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
“Cyberse Clock Dragon”, especially in 20th Secret Rare.

 

Weerapun Suebyoubol

Age: 32

Notable Yu-Gi-Oh! Accomplishments:
1st, Ranking Tournament 2017 Thailand Season 3 + 4
3rd, Asia Championship Plus 2013
3rd, World Championship 2013

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

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

How did you prepare for the Asia Championship 2018?
I play everyday!

What are you looking forward to from the next booster pack, Soul Fusion?
Opening 10 cartons for 20th Secret Rares.


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

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