The 2012 Dutch National Championship was a World Championship Qualifier for the 2012 World Championship. The tournament determined the 2012 national champion of the Netherlands. It took place in Utrecht on June 9−10, 2012[1] and was won by Floris van Asch.[2]



The entry fee was €10 for the main event and €4 for the Dragon Duel. The timetable of events was as follows.[1]

Time Event
Saturday, June 9
9:00 Venue opens
10:00 Tournament hall opens
11:00 Tournament starts
13:00 Side events registration
20:00 Planned end
Sunday, June 10
10:00 Venue opens
11:00 Tournament hall opens
11:45 Start of the top 16 elimination
11:00 Side Event registration begins
18:00 Planned end

Main event

183 people took part in the main event.[3] There were eight rounds of Swiss, after which sixteen of the highest scoring players were entered into the top 16 single-elimination rounds.[4]

In the semi finals, Karsten van Eechoud defeated Thomas Grotenhuis 2-0[5] and Floris van Asch defeated Yvar Stok 2-1.[6]

In the final, Floris van Asch defeated Karsten van Eechoud 2-1.[7]

  Semi finals Final
  Thomas Grotenhuis 0  
  Karsten van Eechoud 2  
      Karsten van Eechoud 1
    Floris van Asch 2
  Yvar Stok 1
  Floris van Asch 2  


The prizes for the main event were as follows:[1]

Position Prize
2nd 96 Booster Packs
3rd−4th 72 Booster Packs
Top 4 Trophy
5th−8th 36 Booster Packs
9th−16th 18 Booster Packs
Top 32 WCQ 2012 game mat
Top 64 WCQ 2012 sleeves
Participation 2 Booster Packs


The top eight consisted of one "Inzektor", one "Dark World", one "Dino Rabbit", one "Fusion HERO", one "Final Countdown", one "Diva HERO", one "Macro Monarch" and one "Chaos Dragon" Deck.[2]

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 National Championship – Netherlands
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Top 8 Decklists
  3. 3.0 3.1 Presenting the Top 4 players
  4. 4.0 4.1 Feature Match Round 6: Stephan Sluis (Dino Rabbit) vs Rathan Sharma (Inzektor) (Dutch)
  5. Feature Match Top 4: Thomas Grotenhuis (Fusion Heroes) Vs. Karsten van Eechoud (Dark World) (Dutch)
  6. Feature Match Top 4: Yvar Stok (Dino Rabbit) vs Floris van Asch (Inzektor) (Dutch)
  7. Feature Match Final: Floris van Asch (Inzektor) vs Karsten van Eechoud (Dark World) (Dutch)
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