|2012 New Zealanders National Championship|
Auckland, New Zealand
June 3, 2012
The 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 timetable of events was as follows.
|10:30||Posting of pairings for Round 1|
|18:30−21:30||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.
|Quarter finals||Semi finals||Final|
|Carne de Vreede|
|2nd||64 GB iPod Touch|
|3rd−4th||72 Booster Packs|
|5th−8th||36 Booster Packs|
|9th−16th||18 Booster Packs|
|Top 32||WCQ 2012 game mat|
|Top 64||WCQ 2012 sleeves|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 yugioh-card.com National Championship – New Zealand
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 gameplayer.co.nz Nationals 2012 Coverage Wrap Up
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 gameplayer.co.nz Round 8 Top Tables
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 gameplayer.co.nz Yu-Gi-Oh! Nationals 2012
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 gameplayer.co.nz Top 8 - with Deck Lists!