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Top 16 Pairings and Decks!

April 22nd, 2018

Check out which Duelists and Decks are facing off in the Top 16 of YCS Memphis!

Table 1: Gabriel Marini (Pendulum Magician) vs. Ittipat Arunnaveesiri (True Draco)

Table 2: Kamal Crooks-Valdez (Pendulum Magician) vs. Adam York (Trickstar)

Table 3: James Rutherford (Metalfoes) vs. Nishaad Lorengo (Metalfoes)

Table 4: Jeffrey Strain (True Draco) vs. Steven Gregory (Pendulum Magician)

Table 5: Denny Vu (Mekk-Knight Invoked) vs. Andres Espinosa (Pendulum Magician)

Table 6: Jeff Jones (60-card Dinosaur) vs. Aaron Levy (60-card Dinosaur)

Table 7: Jesse Flores (Gem-Knight) vs. Mason Mattila (Trickstar)

Table 8: Thanh Nguyen (True Draco) vs. Cristian Urena (True Draco)


Pendulum Magicians took a big hit in the Top 32, with 8 of the 12 Duelists wielding them being eliminated! 4 True Draco Decks remain, joining those 4 remaining Pendulum Magician Decks as the most represented Decks in the Top 16. There are still 2 Trickstar Duelists, 2 “60-card” Duelists, 2 Metalfoes Duelists, 1 Mekk-Knight Invoked Duelist, and 1 Gem-Knight Duelist remaining in the tournament as well, rounding out what’s looking like a diverse Top 16.


Although 7 different strategies are present in the Top 16, only one Deck and one Duelist can win YCS Memphis. The Top 16 is about to begin!