Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG Asia Card Sleeves 2004 – 2013

OCG_Asia_Card_Sleeves_(2004-2013)

Over the years, many official card sleeves have been distributed across the OCG Asia region. This article will cover all official card sleeves that were distributed in the OCG Asia region from 2004 to 2013.

The card sleeves are listed in chronological order by date of distribution.

 

World Ranking Tournament 2004 Asia Region

 

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Back in 2004, OCG Ranking Tournaments gave out PC3 and PC4 cards for participation, while the winner gets a parallel version.

  • [PC3-001] Magic Drain
  • [PC3-002] Hayabusa Knight
  • [PC3-003] Mad Sword Beast
  • [PC3-004] Fire Princess
  • [PC3-005] Jar of Greed
  • [PC4-001] Gemini Elf
  • [PC4-002] Royal Decree
  • [PC4-003] Sangan
  • [PC4-004] Heavy Storm
  • [PC4-005] Cannon Soldier

In the OCG Asia Region, in addition to the parallel PC3 or PC4 card, the winner also gets a pack of Ranking Tournament Winner Asia Region card sleeves.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 100. The sleeves are tight-fitting and extremely thin. The translucent blue backing makes them unsuitable for tournament usage though.

These sleeves are now extremely rare as it was released over a decade ago in limited quantities.

 

Asia Championship 2011

 

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The Asia Championship 2011 card sleeves were given out to all participants of each Asia Championship 2011 Qualifiers held in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 100. The sleeves are loose-fitting but are made of much better quality.

The metallic green are slightly reflective, but not as bright as the popular shiny sleeves.

 

National Championship 2012

 

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The National Championship had since been rebranded as World Championship Qualifier.

The National Championship 2012 card sleeves were given out to all participants of each World Championship 2012 Qualifiers held in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 100. The sleeves are good-fitting and are of good quality. The backing is slightly translucent, and are not recommended for tournament usage.

 

World Championship 2012 Junior Winner Taiwan

 

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In celebration of Liou Yu Hao‘s victory in the Dragon Duel World Championship 2012, the World Championship 2012 Junior Winner Taiwan card sleeves were given out to participants of Tutorial Sessions, Mini Tournaments or Challenge the Champion events that were held in Taiwan.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 100. The sleeves are good-fitting and are of good quality.

With a beautiful silver shiny surface and being exclusive to Taiwan, these sleeves are highly sought after. Currently the most expensive OCG Asia card sleeves.

 

World Championship 2013 Qualifier

 

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The World Championship 2013 Qualifier card sleeves were given out to the Top 50% participants of each World Championship 2013 Qualifiers held in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 70. The sleeves are good-fitting and are of good quality.

The shiny surface and an elegant design ensured that this one of the most popular OCG Asia card sleeves.

 

Shadow Specters Promotion

 

Yu-Gi-Oh!_ZEXAL_Sleeves

To celebrate the release of Shadow Specters, Taiwan held a promotion where mailing in 2 official Booster Pack wrappers with a Mega Ridge (Taiwan Distributor) seal will earn an entry into a lucky draw to win these Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL card sleeves.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 70. The sleeves are good-fitting, of good quality, and comes with a nice shiny surface.

 

Asia Championship 2013 Plus

 

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The Asia Championship 2013 Plus card sleeves were awarded to the 8 invited teams that participated in the Asia Championship Plus 2013, with every player getting 2 packs each.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 70. The sleeves are good-fitting, of good quality, and comes with a nice shiny surface.

The sleeves could also be redeemed in sets of 10 by participating in the side event, Asia Championship Plus 2013 Battle Royal, at the cost of 4 stamps.

 

Top Store 2013

 

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The Top Store 2013 is a 64 players invitation-only tournament that was held in Malaysia.

The Top Store 2013 card sleeves were given out to the 64 players who participated in the Top Store 2013 tournament.

These card sleeves comes in a pack of 70. The sleeves are good-fitting, of good quality, and comes with a nice shiny surface.

 

References
World Championship 2012
Junior Winner Taiwan

World_Championship_2012_Junior_Winner_TAIWAN

Shadow Specters Promotion

Shadow_Specters_Promotion

Asia Championship Plus 2013

Asia Championship Plus 2013

Asia Championship Plus 2013 Battle Royal

Asia Championship Plus 2013 Battle Royale

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