ARGCS Seattle Top 16 Player Profiles

IMG_5381Name: Anthony Eckroth

Age: 21

Occupation: I am the Dairy King

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Deck (MVP Card): BA (Beginning of the End)

Previous YGO Accomplishments: 7 premiere event tops

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Location.  There aren't populated surrounding areas

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No


 

IMG_5383Name: Jake Ruger

Age: 18

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Salem, OR

Deck (MVP Card): Satellarknights

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Top 8 regionals, Top 2 TCGplayer State Championships

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: College mid-terms

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Maybe


 

IMG_5388Name: Chris Hentz

Age: 22

Occupation: Gamestar/Duelist

Hometown: Salem, OR

Deck (MVP Card): BAN (Burning Abyss Nation)

Previous YGO Accomplishments: SJC Seattle 2nd Place

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: No idea

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Absolutely not


 

IMG_5391Name: Jackie "Hamjam" Bernal

Age: 21

Occupation: Wife of a Duelist

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Deck (MVP Card): Firelake.dek (wonder what the MVP card is)

Previous YGO Accomplishments: I traveled to the Burning Abyss once

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Cause they knew I'd be here

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Bruh...


 

IMG_5397Name: Luka Soskic

Age: 17

Occupation: Competitive dealer

Hometown: Corvallis, OR

Deck (MVP Card): Qliphorts (Qlimate Change)

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Regionals tops, top 4'd locals once ever

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: College midterms, bad timing

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No


 

IMG_5399Name: Justin Chung

Age: 22

Occupation: Work

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Deck (MVP Card): Upstart Goblin

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Multiple regional tops

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Anaheim YCS next week?

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Nope


 

IMG_5404Name: Lai Weicong

Age: 25

Occupation: Work

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Deck (MVP Card): Scout

Previous YGO Accomplishments: 6+ regional tops

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: YCS next week

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Maybe


 

IMG_5407Name: Nigel Ong

Age: 23

Occupation: Filthy Casual

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Deck (MVP Card): 420 no-scope (Skill Drain)

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Regional tops

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: 

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No, but shout outs to Martin G & Alex M


 

IMG_5413Name: Tyler Yu

Age: 21

Occupation: Self-employed entrepreneur

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Deck (MVP Card): Night Dragolich, Denko Sekka, Super Polymerization

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Regional tops (1 Seattle, 1 Vancouver)

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Not enough dedicated players on West Coast

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No


 

IMG_5415Name: Robert Tabayoyon

Age: 24

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Yakima

Deck (MVP Card): Elemental Hero the Shining

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Some regional Top 8s

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: They sensed my power level

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No, the robot deck is better


 

IMG_5420Name: Kritin Deo

Age: 22

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Deck (MVP Card): Scout

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Top 32 YCS San Mateo

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Probably the cap limit

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No


 

IMG_5422Name: Diego Haltom

Age: 17

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Santa Monica

Deck (MVP Card): Rosty Elkun and Traptrix Myrmeleo

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Top 32 Nats, winning a locals at melrose music and comics (once)

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Becauses it is on the west coast and not in SoCal

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No


 

IMG_5429Name: Nicholas Gidley

Age: 18

Occupation: None

Hometown: Marysville

Deck (MVP Card): Glow-up Bulb

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Top 8 Regionals

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: People did not want to pay

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Nope


 

IMG_5430Name: Chris Watton

Age: 21

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Puyallup, WA

Deck (MVP Card): Chaos Shaddolls (Denko Sekka)

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Regional tops

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?:  No entry packs unless you pre-register

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No


 

IMG_5437Name: Rosty Elkun

Age: 17

Occupation: Writer at Alterealitygames.com

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Deck (MVP Card): Traptrix Myrmeleo and Diego Haltom

Previous YGO Accomplishments: T16 ARGCS Milwaukee and Columbus, Top 64 Nationals 2013

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: Probably heard I was coming

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: Doubtful


 

IMG_5440Name: Tien Nguyen

Age: 22

Occupation: Dragon Warrior

Hometown: Charlie Town

Deck (MVP Card): Number 30: Acid Golem of Destruction and Alich

Previous YGO Accomplishments: Multiple regional tops and People's Champion

Why do you think the turn out was low for this event?: YCS Anaheim is next weekend

Are you going to purchase the Noble Knight Box?: No, it's not E-Heroes

 

Joe Soto

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