YOT Malaysia 2019: Top 8 Duelist Profile

Meet our Top 8 players from the YOT Malaysia main event.

 

Huang Cheng Yao

Age: 23

Notable Accomplishments:
ACSQ 2019 TW – Champion
YOTTW 2018 – Top 64
ACSQ2019 – 2nd place

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Taiwan

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Orcust. It got me second place in the Asia Championship Qualifiers.

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame?
Not much of an impact.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage?
Tianwei

 

Vu Duc Huy

Age: 22

Notable Accomplishments:
NIL

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Vietnam. Gg store

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Pendulum Magicians. There is a lot of summoning method.

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame?
Not much impact because Salamangreat has Salamangreat Balelynx and Orcust has Dinigirisu.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage?
I am wishing for new support for Tellarknight & Yang Zing in the form of Link Monsters.

 

 

 

Satanantana Rungnoppakunsi

Age: 28

Notable Accomplishments:
ACWQ Thailand – 3rd/4th
YOTHK Asia Premier – 3rd/4th

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Thailand. I go to Modern Card with my friends.

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
60-card World Chalice Rhong Turbo. I am so excited to show the world about my love for Ib the World Chalice Miko

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame? 
A little. Beatdown decks get a bit of destruction capabilities.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage? 
World Chalice cards.

 

 

Thai Kok Jing

Age: 26

Notable Accomplishments: 
ACQ Winter Qualifiers 2017 – 2nd

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent? 
Malaysia. Marspowering; Gamers Arena, Gaia

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Subterror. Because I do not know how to play Combo Decks.

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame? 
It is a very strong card, but it is released into a metagame that is prepared against destruction by card effects.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage? 
Spirit Sculptor, it could boost the strength of Nekroz decks.

 

Huang Yi Qian

Age: 24

Notable Accomplishments:
YOTHK 2018 Asia Premier – Champion

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Zhuhai, China. 珠海 OCG

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
I like decks that have a simply playstyle.

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame?
It is only suitable for Meta Beat decks.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage? 
Tianwei

 

Chiiu Yu Tang

Age: 21

Notable Accomplishments: 
Taiwan 3 vs 3 – 1st
YOT Taiwan 2018 – 32nd

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Taiwan. 亚利。荣文社。

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Sky Striker. I like the archetype,

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame?
Not much of an impact.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage?
I am wishing for new support for Sky Striker.

 

Alvin Hsu

Age: 24

Notable Accomplishments: 

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Taiwan。一刻

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Salamangreat. I think it is cool.

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame?
Not much difference.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage?
Tianwei

 

Chan Wing Him

Age: 24

Notable Accomplishments:
YOTHK 2015 Asia Premier – 4th

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Hong Kong. Players’ Club and Card Collection.

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Salamangreat. Because I lent my Sky Striker deck to someone else.

What do you think of ‘Raigeki’ and its impact in the current metagame?
Its effect is to banish a Salamangreat Balelynx from your opponent’s graveyard.

What are you looking forward to in Rising Rampage?
Tianwei

 

 


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

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