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Finals Feature Match: Alfredo Tiznado vs. Oscar Zelaya

March 25th, 2013

Alfredo Tiznado is from Laredo, Texas is Dueling against Oscar Zelaya from Dallas, Texas in this Final Feature Match pitting Fire Fists against Mermails! These 2 Decks were most Duelists’ favorites to win the tournament this weekend, and now they’re going up against each other in a Match that will determine the champion of YCS Austin!

Duel One

Zelaya opened up Duel 1 by Setting a monster.

Oscar Zelaya

Tiznado opened up with Reborn Tengu, Torrential Tribute, Mystical Space Typhoon, Rescue Rabbit, and 2 copies of Gene-Warped Warwolf. He Summoned Reborn Tengu and then Set Torrential Tribute and Mystical Space Typhoon.

Zelaya Flip Summoned Mermail Abysslinde and then attacked Reborn Tengu with it. He lost 200 Life Points and then sent his Abysslinde to the Graveyard. He used its effect to Special Summon Mermail Abysspike and used Abysspike’s effect. He discarded Atlantean Dragoons to add Atlantean Marksman to his hand and then used the effect of his Dragoons to add Mermail Abyssmegalo to his hand. He discarded 2 Marksmen to Special Summon Mermail Abyssmegalo, and Tiznado flipped Torrential Tribute after it was Summoned to clear the field. Zelaya added Abyss-squall to his hand with Abyssmegalo’s effect and his Marksman took down Tiznado’s face-down Mystical Space Typhoon. Zelaya Set 2 back rows before ending his turn.

Tiznado drew Fire Formation – Tenki! He activated it to add Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Bear to his hand and then Summoned Gene-Warped Warwolf to the field. He tried to attack directly with his Tengu, but Zelaya activated Abyss-sphere to Special Summon Mermail Abysslinde from his Deck in Defense Position. Tiznado combined his Tengu with his Warwolf to Summon Abyss Dweller in Main Phase 2 and then detached an Xyz Material from it to activate its effect. Abyss-sphere and Mermail Abysslinde were sent to the Graveyard in the End Phase, and Abysslinde’s effect was stopped by Abyss Dweller.

Zelaya flipped Abyss-squall to Special Summon Mermail Abysslinde, Mermail Abyssmegalo, and Mermail Abysspike from his Graveyard. Then he Tributed Abysspike and Abysslinde to Summon Mermail Abyssleed. He attacked Abyss Dweller to destroy it, and Tiznado used its effect before sending it to the Graveyard. In Main Phase 2, Zelaya combined his Mermail Abyssleed with Mermail Abyssmegalo to Xyz Summon Mermail Abyssgaios. He used Pot of Avarice next, sending 5 monsters from his Graveyard back into his Deck to draw 2 cards. Zelaya Set a card to his back row before ending his turn.

Tiznado drew Dimensional Prison next turn. He Summoned Gene-Warped Warwolf and then passed. In his End Phase, Zelaya flipped Mystical Space Typhoon to destroy Tiznado’s face-down Dimensional Prison.

Zelaya Summoned Mermail Abysslinde and then attacked Gene-Warped Warwolf with Abyssgaios to destroy it. Mermail Abysslinde attacked directly next, dropping Tiznado down to 4800 Life Points.

Tiznado Set a card to each zone.

Zelaya activated Heavy Storm, destroying Tiznado’s face-up Tenki and face-down Mirror Force. Next, he discarded Mermail Abyssgunde to Special Summon Mermail Abyssteus and used his Abyssteus’s effect to add Abysspike to his hand. He used Mind Control next, in order to take control of Tiznado’s face-down Rescue Rabbit. With only 4800 Life Points remaining, Tiznado instantly conceded!

5-0

Oscar Zelaya wins the first Duel with his Mermail Deck, taking the early lead in the Match! Alfredo Tiznado will be going first in Duel 2!

Duel Two

Tiznado opened up Duel 2 with Torrential Tribute, Dimensional Fissure, Banisher of the Radiance, Breakthrough Skill, Forbidden Lance, and Thunder King Rai-Oh. Tiznado Summoned Banisher of the Radiance and Set 3 cards to his back row.

Alfredo Tiznado

Zelaya activated Soul Taker to try to destroy Banisher of the Radiance, and Tiznado Chained Forbidden Lance to protect it and drop it down to 800 ATK. Next, Zelaya activated Heavy Storm to blow away and banish Tiznado’s face-down Breakthrough Skill and Torrential Tribute. Zelaya Summoned Mermail Abysslinde next, and attacked Banisher to destroy it.

Tiznado drew Bottomless Trap Hole next turn. He Summoned Thunder King Rai-Oh and activated Dimensional Fissure. He attacked Mermail Abysslinde to destroy it in battle and banish it with Dimensional Fissure. He Set Bottomless Trap Hole before ending his turn.

Zelaya drew a card and passed.

Tiznado drew Fiendish Chain and then attacked directly with Rai-Oh. He Set Fiendish Chain before passing.

Zelaya passed again without making a play.

Tiznado drew Banisher of the Radiance and Summoned it. He attacked directly with Banisher and Rai-Oh to drop Zelaya down to 2200 Life Points.

Zelaya Summoned Mermail Abysspike, but lost it to Bottomless Trap Hole. Next, he activated Monster Reborn to Special Summon Banisher of the Radiance from Tiznado’s Graveyard. He attacked Tiznado’s Banisher, but was stopped by Fiendish Chain. He Set a card to his back row before ending his turn.

Tiznado attacked Zelaya’s Banisher with Rai-Oh to destroy it and then attacked directly with Banisher, dropping Zelaya down to 300 Life Points. He Set a card to his back row before passing.

Zelaya flipped Abyss-sphere to Special Summon Mermail Abyssmegalo from his Deck and then tried to Normal Summon Atlantean Dragoons; but Tiznado flipped Solemn Warning to negate its Summon. Mermail Abyssmegalo attacked and destroyed Rai-Oh, and then Zelaya ended his turn.

Tiznado drew Mirror Force and Set it.

Zelaya drew his next card and conceded, unable to overcome Tiznado’s Dimensional Fissure.

Alfredo Tiznado overcomes a powerful Heavy Storm to win Duel 2 and push the Match – and the tournament – to one final Duel!

Duel Three

Zelaya Summoned Mermail Abysspike and activated its effect. He discarded Atlantean Dragoons to search his Deck for Mermail Abyssgunde and then used the effect of his Dragoons to add Mermail Abyssmegalo to his hand. He discarded Mermail Abyssgunde and Mermail Abysspike to Special Summon Mermail Abyssmegalo and then used his Abyssmegalo’s effect to add Abyss-sphere to his hand. He Special Summoned Mermail Abysspike with the effect of Mermail Abyssgunde. Next, he combined his two Abysspikes to Summon Bahamut Shark! He Set 2 cards to his back row and then detached an Xyz Material from Bahamut Shark to Special Summon Mermail Abysstrite from his Extra Deck.

Shark Attack

Tiznado opened up with Fire Formation – Tenki, Fiendish Chain, Torrential Tribute, Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Bear, Pot of Duality, and Fire Formation – Tensu. He activated Pot of Duality, revealing Fiendish Chain, Thunder King Rai-Oh, and Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Bear from the top of his Deck. He added Fiendish Chain to his hand and shuffled the other 2 cards back into his Deck. He Summoned his Bear and then activated Tenki; but Zelaya Chained Mystical Space Typhoon to destroy the Tenki. Tiznado activated Tensu next, and Set 3 more cards to his back row. He sent Tensu to the Graveyard with his Bear’s effect to destroy Abysstrite, and Zelaya used his Abysstrite’s effect to Special Summon Mermail Abysspike from his Graveyard. In Tiznado’s Main Phase, Zelaya activated Abyss-sphere to Special Summon Mermail Abysslinde from his Deck, and in Tiznado’s End Phase, Abyss-sphere and Mermail Abysslinde were destroyed. Zelaya used his Mermail Abysslinde’s effect to Special Summon Mermail Abyssleed from his Deck.

Zelaya switched his Shark into Defense Position and then attacked Bear with Abyssmegalo, destroying it in battle and dealing 800 points of damage to Tiznado. Next, Abysspike and Abyssleed attacked directly, dropping Tiznado down to 2900 Life Points.

Tiznado drew Dimensional Fissure next turn and activated it.

Zelaya switched his Shark into Attack Position and then attacked directly with his Abysspike. Next, Mermail Abyssmegalo attacked directly. When Bahamaut Shark tried to attack, Tiznado flipped Fiendish Chain to try to negate the attack; but a direct attack from Mermail Abyssleed finished Tiznado off!

Oscar Zelaya is the Winner of YCS Austin

Oscar Zelaya is the winner of YCS Austin!