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Round 11 Feature Match: Ben Leverett Versus Aaron Furman

November 23rd, 2014

Ben Leverett has a multitude of Dragon Duel titles under his belt, but this year he’s moved on to the Main Event. He’s looking at a great spot in the Top 32 if he wins the Match with his Burning Abyss Deck. He’s up against Aaron Furman, another great player who consistently does well at major events, and is using Shaddolls today. This is the last round before the cut to Top 32 – the winner has a solid shot at making it into the top cut, while the loser will be out of the running.

Duel 1

Leverett began with Vanity’s Emptiness, Mystical Space Typhoon, Night Beam, Tour Guide From the Underworld, and Rubic, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss. He played Tour Guide, getting Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss. He stacked his Fiends for Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss in Defense Position. Dante detached Graff and sent Vanity’s Emptiness and 2 Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to the Graveyard. Graff Special Summoned Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss from the Deck, and Cir revived Graff. That let Leverett go for a second Dante! Dante detached Scarm, sending only one card to the Graveyard: Foolish Burial. Leverett Set Vanity’s Emptiness and Mystical Space Typhoon, and in the End Phase Scarm gave him Cir.

Furman played his own Foolish Burial, sending Shaddoll Squamata to the Graveyard, which sent Shaddoll Beast as well. He drew a card with Beast’s effect. Next he played Allure of Darkness and banished Black Dragon Collapserpent. He Normal Summoned Denko Sekka and passed.

Leverett drew Calcab, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss. He had both Dantes activate, but hit only Spells and Traps, except for a single Graff, which Special Summoned Scarm. He Normal Summoned Rubic, and Synchro Summoned Virgil, Rock Star of the Burning Abyss! When Virgil discarded Cir, Furman conceded!

Leverett takes the first game with a huge field of Virgil and double Dante! The Duelists Side Decked quickly, each already prepared for this matchup.

Duel 2

Furman opted to play second. Leverett began with Upstart Goblin, Foolish Burial, Cir, Majesty’s Fiend, and Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning. Foolish Burial sent Graff to the Graveyard, and he Special Summoned Calcab. Next, Upstart Goblin let him draw another Cir. He Tributed Calcab for Majesty’s Fiend and passed.

Furman Set a monster.

Leverett drew another Upstart Goblin, which gave him Night Beam. Majesty’s Fiend destroyed Furman’s Shaddoll Dragon.

Furman Special Summoned White Dragon Wyverburster, Normal Summoned Raiden, Hand of the Lightsworn, and combined them into Scrap Dragon! It destroyed Majesty’s Fiend in battle!

Leverett drew Scarm. He Special Summoned Cir from his hand, then Normal Summoned Scarm. He Xyz Summoned Dante, detaching Scarm to send Night Beam and 2 Rubic to the Graveyard. He banished a Rubic and Majesty’s Fiend for Black Luster Soldier. Black Luster attacker Scrap Dragon, then attacked again directly. Dante attacked directly, then switched to Defense Position with its effect. In the End Phase, Scarm searched for Tour Guide From the Underworld. Furman had 4300 Life Points still, thanks to those Upstart Goblins, while Leverett still had 7600.

Furman played Shaddoll Squamata, crashing it into Black Luster Soldier. That gave him the DARK monster he needed, to play Chaos Sorcerer in Main Phase 2, and it banished Black Luster Soldier!

Leverett drew Phoenix Wing Wind Blast. He played Tour Guide to get Graff, and Xyz Summoned a second Dante. Dante detached Graff to power up, and Graff Special Summoned Cir from the Deck. He used his other Dante, detaching Cir, which revived Rubic. He tuned Rubic to the on-field Cir for Virgil, Rock Star of the Burning Abyss, which cleared out Chaos Sorcerer! Just like last game, Leverett sent Virgil and two Dante to finish Furman off!

Benjamin Leverett is the winner, using Burning Abyss!