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Round 6 Feature Match: Ryan Carrigan vs. Thomas Veeramani

April 20th, 2024

Ryan Carrigan from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Thoms Veeramani from Malden, Massachusetts are both currently 4-0-1 here at YCS Raleigh! Carrigan is using a Labrynth Deck, while Veeramani is using a Voiceless Voice Deck. Now they’re facing off in this Round 6 Feature Match! It’s time to Duel!

Duel One

Thomas Veeramani started off the first Duel by activating Barrier of the Voiceless Voice and using its effect to add Saffira, Dragon Queen of the Voiceless Voice to his hand.

Thomas Veeramani

He discarded it to activate its effect. He sent Prayers of the Voiceless Voice from his Deck to his Graveyard and added Skull Guardian, Protector of the Voiceless Voice to his hand. He Set 2 cards to his back row. In the End Phase, Carrigan activated Cooclock’s effect. He then used Chandraglier’s effect by discarding a Big Welcome Labrynth from his hand. He Set another Big Welcome from his Deck and then Special Summoned Cooclock from his Graveyard to his field with its effect. Next, he flipped his Big Welcome, but lost out to Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring.

Carrigan drew a card and then had Ariane the Labrynth Servant, Infinite Impermanence, and Terrors of the Overroot in his hand. He Normal Summoned Ariane and Veeramani flipped Super Polymerization! He fused Cooclock with Ariane to Summon Garura, Wings of Resonant Life. Carrigan Set Infinite Impermanence and Terrors of the Overroot before passing his turn.

Veeramani used the effect of his Barrier to try to add a card from his Deck to his hand, but Carrigan flipped the Infinite Impermanence he had Set in the same column as Barrier, targeting Garura. Carrigan Chained the effect of Sauravis, the Ancient and Ascended to negate the activation of Infinite Impermanence and then Carrigan Chained the effect of Terrors of the Overroot to send Barrier to the Graveyard and Set Prayers of the Voiceless Voice to the field. Garura attacked directly for 3000 points of damage and then Veeramani passed his turn.

With no cards on his field or in his hand, Carrigan drew Labrynth Stovie Torbie and Normal Summoned it. He banished Big Welcome Labrynth from his Graveyard to return it to his hand, allowing him to use the effect of the Chandraglier in his Graveyard to return the Chandraglier to his hand. He used Chandraglier’s effect by discarding Stovie Torbie and Set Welcome Labrynth from his Deck to his field. Next, he used Cooclock’s effect to return it from his Graveyard to his hand and passed his turn.

Veeramani attacked directly with Garura, dropping Carrigan down to 2000 Life Points. In the End Phase, Carrigan activated Welcome Labrynth to Special Summon Lovely Labrynth of the Silver Castle from his Deck in Attack Position. Next, he banished a Big Welcome Labrynth from his Graveyard to return Garura to Veeramani’s Extra Deck. Since it left the field by a Trap Card effect, Carrigan was able to use the effects of Lovely Labrynth, Stovie Torbie, and Chandraglier. Veeramani Chained Infinite Impermanence to negate the effect of Lovely Labrynth, and then Stovie Torbie returned to the field and Chandraglier returned to his hand. He activated Chandraglier’s effect by discarding a Cooclock and Set a Big Welcome Labrynth from his Deck to his field.

Carrigan drew Chandraglier next turn and activated Big Welcome Labrynth in the Draw Phase. He Special Summoned Ariane from his Graveyard and returned Stovie Torbie to his hand. Next, he activated the effects of Ariane, Lovely Labrynth, Chandraglier, and the Welcome Labrynth in his Graveyard. He Set the Welcome Labrynth to his field, returned Chandraglier from his Graveyard to his hand, destroyed a card with Lovely Labrynth, and drew a card with Ariane’s effect. Veeramani promptly conceded, realizing he was outmatched by Carrigan’s cards.

Ryan Carrigan turns the Duel around despite not having any cards in his hand or on his field at one point, and wins the first Duel!

Duel Two

Veeramani started off Duel 2 by activating the effect of Saffira, Dragon Queen of the Voiceless Voice. He discarded it from his hand to send Prayers of the Voiceless Voice from his Deck to his Graveyard and add Skull Guardian, Protector of the Voiceless Voice from his Deck to his hand. Next, he activated Pot of Prosperity by banishing 6 cards from his Extra Deck face-down and excavated the top 6 cards of his Deck. He added Diviner of the Herald to his hand and shuffled the other 5 cards back into his Deck. He Normal Summoned it and activated its effect. He send Trias Hierarchia from his Deck to his Graveyard to increase Diviner of the Herald’s Level by 9, and then banished Saffira from his Graveyard to Ritual Summon Skull Guardian by Tributing Diviner of the Herald from his field. He activated Divine of the Herald’s effect to Special Summon Lo, the Prayers of the Voiceless Voice and used Skull Guardian’s effect to add Sauravis, Dragon Sage of the Voiceless Voice to his hand. He activated Lo’s effect to place Barrier of the Voiceless Voice from his Deck to his field. Next, he Special Summoned Sauravis, Dragon Sage of the Voiceless Voice by shuffling Prayers from his hand and Pot of Prosperity from his Graveyard back into his Deck.

Carrigan opened up Duel 2 with Labrynth Labyrinth, Big Welcome Labrynth, Lady Labrynth of the Silver Castle, and 2 copies of Transaction Rollback. He drew Welcome Labrynth for his turn and then activated Labrynth Labyrinth. Veeramani Chained the effect of Sauravis and returned it to his hand to try to Special Summon a monster from his Deck. Carrigan Chained the effect of Lady Labrynth, which Veeramani negated and destroyed with the effect of his Skull Guardian. Next, Veeramani Special Summoned Trias Hierarchia by Tributing Lo. Sauravis resolved its effect to Special Summon Sauravis, the Ancient and Ascended, which allowed Veeramani to Special Summon Lo back from his Graveyard. Lo’s effect activated to place Radiance of the Voiceless Voice from his Deck face-up to his field. Carrigan Set all 4 Trap Cards in his hand to his field. Veeramani used Radiance of the Voiceless Voice to destroy a face-down Welcome Labrynth and Transaction Rollback, and play passed to Veeramani.

Veeramani activated the effect of Saffira, Dragon Queen of the Voiceless Voice by discarding it. He sent Prayers from his Deck to his Graveyard and added a Sauravis, the Ancient and Ascended to his hand. Next, he Special Summoned Sauravis, Dragon Sage of the Voiceless Voice from his hand. He entered his Battle Phase and then attacked directly with Trias Hierarchia. Carrigan paid 4000 Life Points and banished Transaction Rollback from his Graveyard to try to copy the effect of Welcome Labrynth, but Veeramani negated it with the effect of Skull Guardian. Next, Carrigan flipped Big Welcome Labrynth, and Veeramani negated it with the effect of Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring. Carrigan finally conceded, realizing he was defeated.

The Match is going to a third and final Duel!

Duel Three

Carrigan opened up Duel 3 with Arianna the Labrynth Servant, Welcome Labrynth, Big Welcome Labrynth, Infinite Impermanence, and Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring.

Ryan Carrigan

He Normal Summoned Arianna and activated its effect, but lost out to Effect Veiler. Next, he Set all 3 Trap Cards from his hand and passed.

Veeramani drew a card and then Carrigan flipped Welcome Labrynth in the Standby Phase to Special Summon Lady Labrynth from his Deck. He entered his Battle Phase and then Carrigan flipped Big Welcome Labrynth. He Chained the effect of Lady Labrynth to Set Eradicator Epidemic Virus to his field. He Special Summoned Cooclock from his Deck and returned it to his hand. He used Arianna’s effect to draw Transaction Rollback. He discarded his Cooclock so that he could activate the Virus that turn. Veeramani Special Summoned Bystial Druiswurm by banishing Cooclock from the Graveyard and then attacked Arianna to destroy it and inflict 900 points of damage. In Main Phase 2, Veeramani Normal Summoned Lo and activated its effect to place Radiance of the Voiceless Voice from his Deck face-up in his Spell & Trap Card Zone. Next, he activated Pre-Preparation of Rites to add Skull Guardian and Prayers from his Deck to his hand. Carrigan finally flipped Eradicator Epidemic Virus declaring Spells. Carrigan Chained the effect of Radiance to shuffle a copy of Prayers from his hand back into his Deck and add a Saffira from his Deck to his hand. As the Virus resolved, Veeramani revealed his hand of Saffira, Skull Guardian, Trias Hierarchia, and another Prayers. Prayers was sent to the Graveyard by the Virus’s effect. Next, Veeramani activated the effect of Saffira; but Carrigan Chained Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring’s effect to negate it. Carrigan sent Lo to the Graveyard to Link Summon Relinquished Anima and sent it too the Graveyard along with Druiswurm to Link Summon S:P Little Knight. He targeted an Infinite Impermanence with its effect, which Carrigan Chained to negate Little Knight’s effect.

Carrigan drew another Infinite Impermanence and Set it. Veeramani activated the effect of his Radiance to shuffle Skull Guardian from his hand into his Deck and Special Summon Sauravis, Dragon Sage of the Voiceless Voice in the End Phase.

Veeramani drew Ash Blossom and then attacked directly with Little Knight and Sauravis. He used Radiance’s effect in Main Phase 2 to shuffle Prayers from his Graveyard into his Deck and add Saffira to his hand. He discarded Saffira to send Prayers from his Deck to his Graveyard and add Skull Guardian from his Deck to his hand. He banished Saffira from his Graveyard and Tributed Trias from his hand to Ritual Summon Skull Guardian. He used the effects of Skull Guardian and Lo, adding a card to his hand with Skull Guardian’s effect and Special Summoning Lo to his field. Lo’s effect placed Barrier on his field. He used Barrier’s effect to add Prayers to his hand. He activated the Prayers to Special Summon Sauravis, the Ancient and Ascended. Next, he sent two monsters to the Graveyard to Summon Dyna Mondo and target a face-down Infinite Impermanence with its effect. Carrigan Chained the Impermanence to negate Dyna Mondo’s effect.

Carrigan drew Pot of Extravagance next turn and Veeramani used Dyna Mondo’s effect to Special Summon Sauravis. Carrigan activated the Pot of Extravagance by banishing 6 cards from his Extra Deck; but when Veeramani negated it with Pot of Extravagance, Carrigan conceded.

Thomas Veeramani uses his Voiceless Voice Deck to defeat Ryan Carrigan’s Labrynth Deck and advance with a 5-0-1 record!