YOT Singapore 2019: Top 8 Duelist Profile

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

Li Jin

Age: 19

Notable Accomplishments: –

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent? 
Taiwan. Hai Zi Wang. Chong Wen She (崇文社) Card Shop

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck? 
Zefra, because I like the deck’s lore and playing style.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format?
Nothing much has changed since the previous YOT (YOT Malaysia 2019). Orcust and Salamangreat is still around. The only thing noteworthy is the addition of Danger! & its card into the cardpool.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019?
Nibiru, the Primal Being. It prevents combo decks from building their best field.

 

Liu Quan

Age: 22

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
China. 广州龙道游戏王。

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck? 
Pendulum Magicians. I like the deck a lot. It’s fun and strong. I have been playing it for about five years.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format? 
It’s not bad. But I hope Zefraath will enter the Limit Regulation soon.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019? 
Danger! Bigfoot. Because my friend 神童 said that the little human being in the artwork is very cute.

 

Louren Vidad

Age: 24

Notable Accomplishments:
2017 – Asia Championship 2017 Philippines Qualifiers – 2nd
2017 – Asia Championship 2017 Philippines Summer Qualifiers – 3rd
2018 – Asia Championship 2017 Philippines Summer Qualifiers – 1st
2019 – Asia Championship Series – 2nd
2019 – World Championship Series – Philippines Representative

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent? 
Philippines. I play every Saturday in Courtside Philippines – Gallena

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck? 
Thunder Dragon. I chose this deck because I prefer control decks over combo decks.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format? 
I think it is a pretty diverse metagame, but I had hoped that Salamgreat and Thunder Dragon would have received a hit from the Limit Regulation list.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019? 
Definitely Nibiru, the Primal Being. The card’s effect says it all.

 

Chan Ka Chon

Age: 27

Notable Accomplishments: 
2017 – YOT Singapore Top 8

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Macau. 光夏懷星

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck? 
Danger Orcust. It is fast and can establish huge boards. It also has plenty of answers and counters to generic threats.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format?
It’s good. Pretty diverse metagame.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019? 
Definitely Nibiru, the Primal Being.

 

 

Andy Mok

Age: 24

Notable Accomplishments:
2017 – YOT Hong Kong
2018 – YOT Hong Kong AP Champion
2019 – Asia Championship Qualifiers Hong Kong Finalist

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Macau. 光夏懷星

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Danger Orcust. I am very familiar with the deck.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format? 
It’s not bad, there is a huge variety of decks.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019?
Danger! Bigfoot

 

 

 

Ng Kei Sum

Age: 24

Notable Accomplishments:
2018 – Asia Championship Winter Qualifiers – 2nd Place

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent? 
Hong Kong. 幻景卡社

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck? 
Trickstar. Because I didn’t have time to prepare another deck.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format? 
Nothing much has changed, just fewer Dragon Link decks.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019? 
Definitely Nibiru, the Primal Being.

 

Chueh Hao Hsuan

Age: 23

Notable Accomplishments:
2018 – Asia Championship Qualifier Taiwan Top 4
2018 – Taiwan 3 on 3 Team Top

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent?
Taiwan. 崇文社 and 新航

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Danger Orcust. It is a very malleable deck, offering both offensive and control capabilities.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format? 
Extra Pack 2019 introduced cards that countered combo decks. But combo decks are adapting to it.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019?
I preferred the cards from Rising Rampage.

 

 

Truong Van Thang

Age: 25

Notable Accomplishments: 

Where are you from? Which card shop do you frequent? 
Vietnam.
Daydreams shop is the shop I frequent.

What deck are you playing? Why did you choose this deck?
Salamangreat. I love the deck and I feel confident when I play it.

How do you feel about the new OCG 2019.10 format? 
I think it’s good. It has a good balance and most of my deck isn’t affected.

What do you think it is the best card in Extra Pack 2019?
Nibiru, the Primal Being

 

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