YOT Taiwan 2016

YOTTW2016

On the 30 April and 1 May 2016, Taiwan held its very first Yu-Gi-Oh! Open Tournament, attracting almost 500 participants for the main event, and over 160 participants for the Asia Premier.

With both the OCG 2016.04 Forbidden and Limited List and the latest booster pack, The Dark Illusion, just released this month, YOT Taiwan 2016 was the very first premier-level tournament to experience the brand new metagame.

 

YOT Taiwan 2016

Blue-Eyes took a strong lead by taking 21 slots in the Top 64 on Day 2.

Burning Abyss, D/D, Metalfoes and Monarch trails behind, taking 11, 8, 7 and 6 slots respectively.

The numbers evened out as 2 of each Blue-Eyes, Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss, D/D and Monarch proceeded to the Top 8.

3 Hong Kong and 1 Taiwan duelists remained at the Top 4, and Luo Wen Qin from Taiwan managed to beat the odds with his D/D deck, to be crowned the 4th YOT Champion.

1st Luo Wen Qin D/D
2nd Liu Hoi Ki Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss
3 – 4th Lai Ho Kan Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss
Kong Tze Hing Blue-Eyes
5 – 8th Chen Wen Yao Blue-Eyes
Luk Chi Hang D/D
Somsira Vamprapa Monarch
Wang Chun Monarch

YOT Taiwan 2016: Final Match
Liu Hoi Ki (HK) [Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss]
vs
Luo Wen Qin (TW) [D/D]

YOT Taiwan 2016 Top 4

YOT Taiwan 2016 Top 4
Kong Tze Hing, Liu Hoi Ki, Luo Wen Qin and Lai Ho Kan

 

YOT Taiwan 2016 Asia Premier

The YOT Taiwan 2016 Asia Premier was dominated by Blue-Eyes as it took 6 slots in the Top 8, with the last 2 slots going to Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss.

Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss was wiped out shortly, leaving the Blue-Eyes to battle out in the Top 4.

Lin Sheng Rong from Taiwan bested the competition with his Ritual Blue-Eyes deck, to be crowned the 4th Asia Premier Champion.

1st Lin Sheng Rong Ritual Blue-Eyes
2nd Hsu Li Te Blue-Eyes
3 – 4th Blue-Eyes
Blue-Eyes
5 – 8th Blue-Eyes
Blue-Eyes
Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss
Speedroid Phantom Knights Burning Abyss

YOT Taiwan 2016 Asia Premier: Final Match
Hsu Li Te (TW) [Blue-Eyes]
vs
Lin Sheng Rong (TW) [Ritual Blue-Eyes]

YOT Taiwan 2016 Asia Premier Champion and 1st Runner-up

YOT Taiwan 2016 Asia Premier Champion and 1st Runner-up
Lin Sheng Rong and Hsu Li Te

 

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