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QQ: What Deck will be popular and how are you fighting it?

February 3rd, 2019

QQ stands for Quick Questions! With any tournament, half the battle comes with preparing your Deck to face the most popular strategies. What Decks did our YCS Chicago Duelists expect to see, and what cards are they playing to combat them?

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Round 9 Feature Match: Chia Vang vs. Carlos Aquino

February 2nd, 2019

It’s the final round Day 1 here at YCS Chicago! From Wisconsin, we have Chia Vang playing a Kozmo Deck! He’s against Carlos Aquino all the way from the Dominican Republic with Sky Strikers!

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Top Tables Update: Round 8

February 2nd, 2019

Here are the top tables heading into Round 8 of YCS Chicago.

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Round 8 Feature Match: Robert Kenny vs. Christopher Barwicki

February 2nd, 2019

Kenny’s Deck is capable of more explosive plays, but Barwicki’s Deck is built on consistency. We’re about to find out which Deck will prevail. It’s time to Duel!

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Round 7 Feature Match: Conrad Selig vs. Sonny Perrini

February 2nd, 2019

Conrad Selig is here from Ft. Wayne, IN, and he’s brought a Danger! Lunalight Deck! The Lunalight strategy can make some very impressive boards with Link, Xyz, and Fusion monsters, and he uses Danger! cards to bolster the strategy. His opponent is Sonny Perrini from Columbus, OH, packing a Thunder Dragon Deck. The effect of Thunder Dragon Colossus could give him an edge in this Match, and Selig will need to find ways to play around it.

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Top Tables Update: Round 6

February 2nd, 2019

Here are the top ten tables as we begin Round 6!

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Round 5 Feature Match: Jerry Borbon vs. Benjamin Deeter

February 2nd, 2019

We’re at the halfway point of Day 1 here at YCS Chicago! We have a New York Duelist, Jerry Borbon, playing a Noble Knight Deck! Although we’ve seen Isolde, Two Tales of the Noble Knights in many strategies, it’s at its best in a dedicated Noble Knight build! He’s up against Benjamin Deeter from Iowa, using True Draco! The True Draco strategy typically plays a lot of floodgate cards that could make things rough for the Noble Knights but may have trouble if Borbon gets going too quickly. Read on to see how it goes!

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Round 3 Feature Match: Cameron Neal vs. Amos Mihulet

February 2nd, 2019

We’ve got VIP Duelist Cameron Neal for this round’s Feature Match! This Dallas Duelist is using a Danger! Thunder Dragon Deck, comprised of only monsters except for three copies of Sekka’s Light. The strategy is a popular one here at YCS Chicago, since it’s capable of making some huge plays with many Special Summons. The VIP Duelists earned two free byes into the tournament, but now it’s time for Neal to start competing. His opponent is Amos Mihulet from here in Chicago. Mihulet’s packing a Vampire Deck, which has many ways of controlling the field and utilizes a plethora of Zombie support and can make some awesome Xyz plays.

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Round 1 Feature Match: Jesse Choate vs. Michael Rodriguez

February 2nd, 2019

Welcome to Round 1 of YCS Chicago! We’re braving the freezing temperatures to bring you hot Dueling action! We’ve got Kansas City Duelist Jesse Choate here with a Danger! Deck, but not your typical one. This one takes a different… turn, if you will. He’s up against Michael Rodriguez from Bayonne, New Jersey. He’s playing a Subterror control Deck using the new Subterror Guru! This strategy focuses on abusing Guru’s effect repeatedly to completely shut the opponent down in tandem with Subterror Fiendess and Subterror Final Battle.

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3 vs. 3 Winners

November 18th, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of this weekend’s 3 vs. 3 tournament!

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