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Round 8 Feature Match: Sam Arunnaveesiri vs. Avery Foster

August 24th, 2019

We’re about to begin the final round of Day 1! Sam Arunnaveesiri is here from Toronto, ON, playing the always dangerous Cyber Dragon strategy. He’s facing Avery Foster, from San Antonio, TX, using a Danger! Orcust strategy.

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YCS Portland: Saturday’s Top 4 Dragon Duelists

August 24th, 2019

Here are your Saturday Dragon Duel Top 4!

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VIP Deck Breakdown

August 24th, 2019

Each round we give a top table update, showing what’s being played with the highest scores. However, that doesn’t factor in the VIP Duelists, who get their own special seating and aren’t included at the top tables. Here are the VIPs, each of whom earned their way here through a VIP Qualifier or by entering as a UDS Champion.

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Top Table Update: Round 6

August 24th, 2019

Here are the top Duelists for Round 6!

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Round 6 Feature Match: Melvin Brookins vs. Caulin Bradshaw

August 24th, 2019

The end is in sight for Day 1 here at YCS Portland. These two Duelists are sitting near the top of the standings, looking for a strong placement going into tomorrow’s competition. Melvin Brookins is an Alaskan Duelist, here with something I never thought I would say out loud: a Kaiju Madolche Deck! His opponent is Caulin Bradshaw from Dallas, TX, playing Thunder Dragons.

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Top Table Update: Round 5

August 24th, 2019

Here’s the top table breakdown as we begin Round 5.

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Round 4 Feature Match: Elmerande Santos vs. Wesley Rouse

August 24th, 2019

Welcome to Round 4 of YCS Portland! We have Elmerande Santos, from Seattle, WA, packing a True Draco Deck. He’s up against Wesley Rouse, from Eugene, OR, using Sky Strikers. Santos has a lot of ways to completely shut down Rouse’s Deck, but Rouse could come out ahead if he can take control of the tempo of the Duel first.

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YCS Portland: VIP Photo Gallery

August 24th, 2019

Here we have our VIP area! To become a VIP (Very Important Person) you have to win a VIP Qualifier, held in the weeks before a YCS. As a VIP you get some special perks, including an exclusive seating area and two byes at the start of the YCS. Now we’re in Round 3, so the VIPs have joined the fray!

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Round 2 Feature Match: Yishan McNabb vs. Christopher Young

August 24th, 2019

Welcome to Round 2 of YCS Portland! Yishan McNabb, from Alameda, CA, is back again. We’ve seen his Gren Maju Da Eiza strategy at many YCS events in recent times, but this time he’s done something so crazy we just had to show you. He’s rocking the Golden Castle of Stromberg! He uses the Golden Castle to banish his own cards, as well as to Special Summon Hexe Trude for big damage. Pair that with Gizmek Orochi, the Serpentron Sky Slasher for more banishing, and he’s got a solid Rank 8 avenue as well. His opponent is Christopher Young, from nearby Gladstone, OR. Young is playing a HERO strategy, utilizing some of the best Elemental, Destiny, Masked, Vision, and Xtra HERO cards. Will the superhero teamup triumph, or will the Golden Castle’s walls prove insurmountable?

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Welcome to YCS Portland, Oregon!

August 24th, 2019

Thank you for joining us at the first Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event of the new season! We’re here in beautiful Portland, Oregon, ready to jump back into the Dueling action! We have 801 attendees in the main event today, all hungry for the title of YCS Champion!

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