2012 New Zealanders National Championship
2012 New Zealanders National Championship was a World Championship Qualifier for the 2012 World Championship. The tournament determined the 2012 national champion of New Zealand. It took place in Ellerslie Events Centre in Auckland on June 3, 2012 and was won by Chris Dalton 
The entry fee for the main event was $20.
The entry for the  Dragon Duel was free.
The timetable of events was as follows.
Posting of pairings for Round 1
Top cut rounds
The main event consisted of eight rounds of Swiss, after which eight of the highest scoring players advanced to the top cut.
In the quarter finals, Timmy Chiew defeated Newsun Zeng, Sezan Hossain defeated Aaron Dennis, Hyunwoo Jun defeated Carne de Vreede and Chris Dalton defeated Gavin Wu.
In the semi finals, Timmy Chiew defeated Sezan Hossain and Chris Dalton defeated Hyunwoo Jun.
In the final, Chris Dalton defeated Timmy Chiew.
Carne de Vreede
Dragon Duel was won by William Winspear, who finished with a 6-2 record.
The prizes for the main event were as follows.
The winner Chris Dalton used a "
1st - Chris Dalton - Wind-Up
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