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Round 6 Feature Match: Bijan Masoomi versus Shijing Yang

February 15th, 2015

Bijan Masoomi is one of the two lone Tellarknight Duelist still undefeated in the tournament, trying to battle through a field of Burning Abyss, Qliphort, and Nekroz to remain that way. His opponent is Shijing Yang, one of the many Nekroz Dueling showing their mastery as the tournament progress. Which Duelist will remain undefeated before the penultimate Round?

Yang won the roll and chose to go second.

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Round 5 Feature Match: Eduardo Elliot versus Danny Linares

February 15th, 2015

A Washington native, Eduardo Elliot is Dueling with a Yosenju variant that specializes in lightning fast wins with a flurry of attacks. He is Setting at a 3-1 record, fairly reasonable at this point in the tournament. His opponent is Northern California’s Danny Linares, piloting a Burning Abyss Deck that has been a major contender thus far. Can Yosenju beat the consistent power of Burning Abyss or will the Malebranches drag the Yosenjus down to the shadow realm?

Elliot won the roll and chose to go first.

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Round 4 Feature Match: Edward Apaipong versus Glen Ewbank

February 15th, 2015

Edward Apaipong is another won of our VIPs, venturing here from Southern California after being rewarded with the perks of two byes in addition to private seating and a private water cooler. He has chosen to play with Burning Abyss, utilizing Mask Change II to make sure he can fend off the other top Decks thanks to Masked HERO Dark Law. His opponent is Glen Ewbank, playing a fairly standard Qliphort variant designed to capitalize on consistency and back it up with powerful traps such as Vanity’s Emptiness and Skill Drain. Which of these two giants will continue on with a flawless record?

Ewbank won the roll and chose to go first.

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Round 3 Feature Match: Anthony Eckroth (VIP) versus Tanner Von Difloe

February 15th, 2015

Anthony Eckroth from Utah started off this tournament with a 2-round Bye thanks to his VIP status. Tanner Von Difloe from Seattle earned both of his wins today by defeating a Burning Abyss Duelist and a Qliphort Duelist in his first 2 rounds. Now, Eckroth is paired against Von Difloe in a Match that pits both of these Duelists’ Nekroz Decks against one another. Eckroth and Von Difloe each put a personal spin on their Nekroz Decks: Eckroth is using D.D. Warrior Lady to banish threatening monsters, including Ritual Monsters Summoned using Djinn Releaser of Rituals, while Von Difloe uses Shaddoll Dragon and Farfa, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss alongside Armageddon Knight, in order to gain access to quick monster, Spell, and Trap Card removal. Which of these Duelists will advance with a 3-0 record? We’re about to find it. It’s time to Duel!

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Round 3 Feature Match: Yueqi Zhu versus Jesse Hellwig

February 15th, 2015

This Round we are lucky enough to feature not one, but two VIP Duelists! By winning a VIP Qualifier tournament at their local store, they have won a ton of perks including their own private table and two byes, so the chance that two out of our four attending VIPs would play each other is statistically crazy! Yueqi Zhu is Dueling with a 46 card Nekroz Deck, using awesome tech such as Mathematician to send Tackle Crusader as well as Glow-Up Bulb for a ton of cool plays. His opponent is Jesse Hellwig, using Burning Abyss with a lot of Side Deck hate for the match up. Both of these Decks are considered the two that are currently battling for the title of strongest archetype, which will emerge victorious?

Hellwig won the roll and chose to have Zhu go first.

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Round 2 Feature Match: Archer Boday versus Sam Johanson

February 15th, 2015

Archer Boday and Sam Johanson are both local Duelists who play at the same weekly tournament. Now, they’re off to a strong start in the YCS tournament, each carrying a 1-0 record. 13-year-old Archer Boday is using a Ritual Beast Deck that utilizes the new Ritual Beasts from The Secret Forces. Johanson, on the other hand, is using a traditional Qliphort Deck that Pendulum Summons monsters to overwhelm his opponents. Which strategy will prevail? It’s time to Duel!

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Round 2 Feature Match: Kwang Jae Lee versus Andrew Carlson

February 15th, 2015

Our Feature Match this Round poses two pretty interesting Decks against each other, with both at 1-0 they are hoping to continue their success. Kjwang Jae Lee is using a mash up between Burning Abyss and Agents, finding synergy in Monsters like Chaos Sorcerer as well as the advantage that Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss filling his Graveyard for Master Hyperion and Archlord Kristya. He is even using Mask Change II for access to both Masked HERO Dark Law and Masked HERO Koga! His opponent, Andrew Carlson, is battling with a T.G. Madolche Deck, with sweet tech like Construction Train Signal Red. Which innovative approach will prove to be victorious?

Lee won the roll and chose to go first.

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Round 1 Feature Match: Levi Dodd versus Liam Lamont

February 14th, 2015

Welcome to Round 1 of YCS Tacoma! In this Round 1 Feature Match, local Washington Duelist Levi Dodd is using his new Ritual Beast Deck to Duel against Canada’s Liam Lamont and his Nekroz Deck. Both of these two Decks are made possible by the release of The Secret Forces, but only one of these Duelists can advance to round 2 with a 1-0 record. It’s time to Duel!

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Round 1 Feature Match: Matthew Sy versus Quin Kelly

February 14th, 2015

With the release of Secret Forces, three new strategies have been introduced. While Nekroz may be the most popular, Matthew Sy has chosen Yosenju as his choice. He has chosen to blend the key Yosenju cards with other strong standalone choices such as Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo, Thunder King Rai-Oh, and Mind Crush trying to take advantage of a large field of Nekroz. His opponent, Quin Kelly, is using a Rock Koa’ki Meiru variant taking advantage of those synergies along with his own copies of Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo.

Kelly won the roll and just to go first.

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Finals Feature Match: Jonathon Gomez versus Patrick Hoban

February 2nd, 2015

Patrick Hoban from Atlanta, Georgia won the North American WCQ in 2013 and has since then won 2 Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series events featuring Battle Pack 3: Monster League drafts in the Top 16. Consequently, he’s no stranger to Battle Pack 3: Monster League drafts. Now, he’s Dueling against rising star Jonathon Gomez from Southern California in a Final Match that will determine who becomes the champion of YCS Charleston. Will Hoban’s experience drafting Battle Pack 3: Monster League give him the edge? We’re about to find out. It’s time to Duel!

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