The 2012 Swiss National Championship was a World Championship Qualifier for the 2012 World Championship. The tournament determined the 2012 national champion of Switzerland. It took place in Aarau, Switzerland on May 26, 2012.[1]



The scheduled timetable of events was as follows:[1]

Time Event
08:00−10:00 Main event registration
11:00 Main event
13:30 Side events zone opens
13:30−14:30 Dragon Duel registration
14:30−18:00 Dragon Duel
15:00−21:00 Battle Pack: Epic Dawn Sealed tournament
17:00−22:00 WCQ: Regional
19:00−23:00 Top cut rounds
23:00−00:00 Closing event and clean up

Main event

The main event was won by Reto Canova, who defeated Marc Berger in the finals.[3]

Side events

Twenty two people took part in the Dragon Duel tournament, which lasted eight rounds. It was won by Fabian Zweifel, who defeated Tim Bauer in the final round.[3]

Sixty one people took part in the Battle Pack: Epic Dawn Sealed tournament, which lasted seven rounds. It was won by Michael Mösli and the runner-up was Alexander Schwestka.[4]

Fifteen people took part in the World Championship Qualifier: Regional, which lasted six rounds. It was won by Noah Eigenheer and the runner-up was Alexander Eigenmann.[5]


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

Position Prize
  • PlayStation 3
  • 24 Booster Packs
3th−4th 72 Booster Packs
5th−8th 36 Booster Packs
9th−16th 18 Booster Packs
Top 4 Trophy
Top 32 Game mat
Top 64 Sleeves
1/6 of participants Invitation to EM 2012


The winner Reto Canova used an "Inzektor" Deck and the runner-up Marc Berger used a "Dino Rabbit" Deck.[2]

The winning Decklist was as follows:[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 National Championship – Switzerland
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Yu-Gi-Oh! WCQ Swiss National 2012 FINAL - Inzektors vs Dino-Rabbit, Game 3/3
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Decklists, reports and standings (German)
  4. Battle Pack - SideEvent Standings after round 7
  5. WCQ Regionals Qualifier Aaru standings after round 6
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