2001 Asia Pacific Championship Coverage

Asia Pacific ChampionshipPanoramic view of the area

Jin Okamoto has shown his skills as a Magic player in the ulimate litmus test: Successful navigation of the Blue-White Control mirror-match. He defeated fellow Japanese player Jun Nobushita three games to one, in a match that was thronged three deep with spectators. As the Head Judge handed him his trophy, his face broke into a gigantic grin. Congratulations to Jin Okamoto, 2001 APAC Championship Champion

 

Top 8 Final Standing

     
 1.  Jin Okamoto (Japan) $15,000
 2.  Jun Nobushita (Japan) $7,500
 3.  Katsuhiro Mori (Japan) $5,500
 4.  Royce Chai (Singapore) $4,500
 5.  Sam Lau (Singapore) $3,000
 6.  Albertus Law (Malaysia) $2,500
 7.  Tobey Tamber (Chinese Taipei) $2,000
 8.  Yujian Zhou (Japan) $1,500

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top 8 bracket

Quaterfinals

(1) Tomoharu Saito

(8) Pater Chao

(4) Satoshi Nakamura

(5) Jin Okamoto

(2) Katsuhiro Mori

(7) Sam Lau

(3) Royce Chai

(6) Jun Nobushita

Semi-finals

Tomoharu Saito, Bye

Jin Okamoto, 3-2

Katsuhiro Mori, 3-0

Jun Nobushita, 3-2

Finals

Okamoto via DQ

Jun Nobushita, 3-1

Champion

Jin Okamoto, 3-2

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