2012's Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship roster. | The Irish Duelist

2012's Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship roster.



Duelists are now getting one step closer to this year's World Championship, with the WCQ events now underway. The winners of these events (and in some cases, finalists) will represent their regions in the 10th Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship, to be held in Tokyo in August. Here's the list of people who've already earned their invites.

[Update: July 17] The list is now complete, many thanks to all of you who have helped out with compiling the data, you've all done a terrific job.

WCQ Region

Date

Winner

Deck Used

More Info

2011 World Championship Aug. 13/14 Takashi Ogawa Agents 2011 World Champion
Japan (Sendai) Jun. 30 "Librarian" Evilswarm Champion
Japan (Tokyo) Jul. 7 "Chami" HERO Finalist
Japan (Tokyo) Jul. 7 "Chariot" Machina Finalist
Japan (Osaka) Jul. 14 "Io" Dimension Drain Finalist
Japan (Osaka) Jul. 14 "Shoichi" Inzektor Finalist
Europe Jul. 6-8 Stefano Memoli Wind-Up Champion
Europe Jul. 6-8 Michail Paraschos Chaos Dragon Finalist
Europe Jul. 6-8 Angel Matas Inzektor Finalist
Europe Jul. 6-8 Joshua Schmidt Wind-Up Finalist
North America Jun. 29 - Jul. 1 Tyler Tabman Wind-Up Champion
North America Jun. 29 - Jul. 1 Robert Lewis Jr. Wind-Up Finalist
North America Jun. 29 - Jul. 1 Jarel Winston Chaos Dragon Finalist
North America Jun. 29 - Jul. 1 Kevin Rubio Dino Rabbit Finalist
North America Jun. 29 - Jul. 1 Adrian Shakir Wind-Up Finalist
North America Jun. 29 - Jul. 1 Mike Steinman Dino Rabbit Finalist
Central America Jun. 15-17 Alvaro Orea Six Samurai Champion
South America Jun. 22-24 Marco Oviedo Wind-Up Champion
Oceania Jul. 14/15 Oliver Parle Chaos Dragon Champion
Oceania Jul. 14/15 Jono Ritzau Dino Rabbit Finalist
Thailand Jun. 9 S. Phromduangsiri Chaos Dragon Champion
Malaysia Jun. 17 Tang Sung Lee Chaos Dragon Champion
Singapore Jun. 23 Wesley Seek Inzektor Champion
Phillippines Jun. 30 Irwin Arogo Inzektor Champion
South Korea Jul. 1 Heo Seung Hwi Gravekeeper Champion
Hong Kong Jul. 7 Leung Chi Wai Inzektor Champion
Taiwan Jul. 7 "Jin Zhang" Inzektor Champion

Notes:
  • This is an unofficial list, compiled from various sources. Although I've tried my best to ensure it's accurate, there may be errors.
  • This is for the main event only, a Dragon Duel roster may appear at some point in the future.
  • OCG info has traditionally been difficult to find, so any help with that is appreciated in the comments section below.
  • Some OCG names are nicknames as actual names haven't been provided.