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Taiwanese wins card competition in Japan

2018/08/06 14:05:50

Wang Chia-ching (汪家慶)/Image taken from the Youtube channel of YuGiOhTCGEU

Taipei, Aug. 6 (CNA) Wang Chia-ching (汪家慶) of Taiwan was crowned champion of the main event Sunday at the 2018 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship in Japan.

The card game competition, which features the popular Japanese manga series Yu-Gi-Oh!, attracted contestants from around the world, including Wang's competitor in the final Australian Bohdan Temnyk.

Wang defeated Temnyk 2-1, with the points in the final match at 7000-5600, and was crowned champion of the TCG Main Event.

With that victory, Wang became the second Taiwanese to win the Japanese manga game competition since 2013, when Huang Hsin-en (黃新恩) took the title.

The two-day 2018 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship in Chiba City comprised the TCG Main Event, Dragon Duel and the mobile game Duel Links, according to the contest's official website.

(By Lee Chin-wei and Hsu Hsiao-ling)