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2013 South American WCQ

Standings after Day 1 of Dragon Duel WCQ – South America

June 29th, 2013

Day 1 has ended for the Dragon Duel WCQ – South America, and here are the standings.  The Top 4 Duelists will be returning tomorrow to compete for the title, 2013 South American Dragon Duel Champion!

Rank Player Points
1 Venegas Calderon, Christian 12
2 Lichtig, Joaquin Alfonso 10
3 Flores Barbosa, Mijail Stephano 9
4 Alva Cuadros, Juan Luis 9
5 Rios Saenz, Sebastian Marcelo 7
6 De Souza Duarte, Douglas 6
7 Castro Caceres, Mirko Javier 6
8 Morales Dugarte, Jose Antonio 6
9 Espinoza Pilligua, Steven Javier 6
10 Moran, Manuel 3
11 Yanez Grajeda, Andres Felipe 3
12 Alfaro Vasquez, Gustavo Andres 3
13 Caputo Barros, Jason 3

13-year-old Christian, coming in 1st place today is from Lima, Peru.  He plays at Battle City, and is the Peruvian National Chmapion.  He came armed today with a Dragon Ruler Deck.  In second place is Joaquin from Buenos Aires, Argentina.  This 11-year-old is the Argentinian Champion and usually plays at Sekai Games, and he also came with a Dragon Ruler Deck.  11-year-old Mijail in third place is the National Champion from Peru last year, and is the defending South American Dragon Duel Champion.  He’s hoping to make it to the World Championship again this year with his Dragon Ruler Deck.  And in fourth place is 12-year-old Juan with his Stun Dragon Ruler Deck, also from Lima, Peru.

Top 4 Dragon Duelers

Top 4 Dragon Duelers

Standings after Round 3 – WCQ – South America

June 29th, 2013

Here are the standings after Round 3:

Rank Player Points
1 Hernandez Canales, Rafael Andres Fernando 9
1 Vergara Grandes, Leon Antonio 9
1 Verdesoto Chacon, Mauricio Alejandro 9
4 Ramirez y de Montenegro Lui, Omar Carlos Edmundo 9
5 Penafiel Botina, Cristian Alberto 9
5 Iadicicco, Demian Anibal Nicolas 9
7 Leon Perez, Omar Santiago 9
8 De Janon Velez, Ricardo Fernando 9
9 Suarez Carrillo, David Alejandro 9
10 Flor Pereira, Jean Carlos 9
11 Torres Reyes, Andres David 9
11 Delgado Pico, Vladimir Dixi 9
13 Ordonez Sequera, Gonzalo Alejandro 9
14 Carrasco Lopez, Carlos Miguel Angel 9
14 Vera Avila, Nicolas Miguel 9
14 Torres Monroy, Miguel Ivan 9
14 Lucero Sanchez, Leiner Lenon 9
18 Passoni Arcuri, Emiliano 9
19 Vera Moran, Rogger Antonio 9
20 Montilla Ayala, Rafael Enrique 9
21 Guadalupe Guillen, Andres Gabriel 7
22 Rosemberg Collante, Roger Anibal 7
23 De Janon Velez, Fernando Leonidas 7
24 Garcia Zevallos, Bardo Sebastian 7
25 Salvatierra Leiva, Sebastian Alonso 7
26 Castillo Aramundiz, Jose Antonio 7
27 Cuneo Silva, Franco Andres 7
28 Perez Herrera, Hector Lorenzo 7
29 Galarza Arevalo, Jonathan Giancarlo 7
30 Guerrero Flores, Jorge 7
31 Cajamarca Echeverria, Julio Cesar 7
32 Vera Cervantes, Jose Octavio 7
33 Solorzano Romero, Daniel Antonio 6
34 Ubilla Grijalva, Jose Carlos 6
35 Acevedo Serrano, Santiago Gean Paul 6
36 Tello Saenz, Diego Andres 6
37 Andrade Castro, Juan Sebastian 6
38 Rodriguez Veloz, Christian Paul 6
38 Flores Lopez, Gerald Hassam 6
38 Ruiz Rios, Jonathan javier 6
41 Guerrero Sanchez, Jhon David 6
42 Crespin Cedeno, Jorge Xavier 6
43 Duartes, Walter Raul 6
44 Castro Piedra, Fredy Rolando 6
44 Pico, Luis Andres 6
44 Castellanos Gonzalez, Jeffrey Naten 6
47 Mendez Galarza, Adrian Enrique 6
47 Dugarte Gutierrez, Jose Alejandro 6
49 Cajas Calderon, Cesareo 6
49 Ulloa Salinas, Claudio Patricio 6
51 Coronel Arellano, Richard James 6
51 Delgado Chavarry, Hector Carlos 6
51 Couto, William Da Fonseca 6
51 Figueroa Amancha, Rafael Roberto 6
51 Oviedo Castro, Marco Jonathan 6
51 Zannetta, Sebastian 6
57 Bermudez Betancourt, Carlos Alberto 6
57 Rojas Ramirez, Edgar Heli 6
59 Piedrahita Gonzalez, Sebastian 6
60 Godoy, Nicolas Gonzalo – Argentinian Champion 6
61 Alvarado Estrada, Cristhian Marcelo 6
62 Coliman Garia, Juan Cristobal 6
63 Gonzalez Boada, Ruben Alejandro 6
64 Sanchez, Ricardo Javier 6
65 Sarabia Ahtyy, Miguel Andres 6
66 Rodriguez Murillo, Cristopher Alejandro 6
67 Villao Medina, Jose Fabrizzio 6
67 Mora Ayon, Luis Andres 6
69 Bastidas Cabrera, Luis Ernesto 6
69 Mejia Ulloa, David Santiago 6
69 Guevara Gonzalez, Giovanni Fabricio 6
72 Villon Centeno, Washington Isaac 6
72 De Castro Ramos, Joao Lucio 6
74 Carrillo Tutiven, Jorge Raul 6
74 Arteaga Noriega, Holman David 6
76 Vargas Moncayo, Miguel Emilio 6
77 Velarde Gallegos, Jose Raul – YCS Chilean Champion 6
78 Ruiz Sarasti, Danny Aurelio 6
78 Vasquez Zamorano, David Andres 6
80 Gonzalez Bustamante, Carlos Paul 6
81 Arellano Castillo, Andre Alberto 6
82 Delgado Portilla, Gerardo Jesus – Peruvian Champion 6
83 Guerrero Montezuma, Daniel Felipe 6
84 Oviedo Coello, Jorge Enrique 6
85 Gamboa Bastidas, Camilo Fernando 6
86 Jauregui Jauregiu, Arley Aimar 6
86 villafuerte rodriguez, brayan william 6
86 Nadaban Zanabria, Arnold 6
86 Flores Barbosa, Jorge Antony 6
90 Sepulveda Gomez, Ivan Javier 6
91 Barranqueiro Ribeiro, Anthony 6
91 Suarez Caro, Jose Martin 6
93 Pinto Bayas, Cesar Steven 6
94 Landivar Garcia, Kevin Justino 6
95 Silva Herrera, Israel Armando 6
96 Quispe Llanco, Ariel 6
97 Perez Padilla, Carlos Andres 5
97 Tama Sanchez, Francisco Andres 5
99 Velarde de la Torre, Adrian Armando 5
100 Mora Carlamo, Sebastian Alejandro 5
101 Villacres Sanchez, Angel Serafin 4
102 Cunarro, Guido Leandro 4
103 Riofrio Bustamante, Javier Alberto 4
104 Triana Morales, Sebastian Camilo 4
105 Mejia Pita, Henry Wiliam 4
106 Erazo Aviles, Alejandro Andres 4
107 Mendoza Granda, Jorge Kosta 4
108 Rodriguez Maury, David 4
109 Diaz Villavicencio, Gonzalo 4
110 Zeas Villalba, Carlos Ivan 4
111 Delgado Chavarry, Santino 4
112 Buritica Gonzalez, Manuel Felipe 4
113 Moreno Pozo, Nestor Javier 4
114 Yerovi Olmedo, Martin Alejandro 4
115 Murillo Romero, Andres Xavier 4
116 Fiallos Herrera, Erick Ivan – Ecuadorian Champion 4
117 Flores Chavez, Pablo Miguel 4
118 Teran Chaguaro, Santiago Andres 3
119 Ferre, Adrian 3
120 Hurtado Romero, Luis Jonathan 3
121 Zambrano Armijos, Luis Ghalmar 3
121 Lascano Rivera, Andres 3
123 Arellano Jaramillo, Juan Bernardo 3
124 Cusme Mejia, Vicente Ismael 3
124 Gonzalez Freire, Pio Ulbio 3
124 Boada Guzman, Danilo Bernardo 3
127 Barona Rubiano, Randy Sebastian 3
128 Herrera Orejuela, Alejandro 3
129 Ramirez Pina, German Manuel 3
130 Zerna Rojas, Jean Carlos 3
131 Davila Mamani, Kevin Edgar 3
132 Bazan Tisquero, Wellington Julio 3
132 Alva Cuadros, Jose Luis 3
134 Palacios Perez, Diego Alonzo 3
134 Espinosa Osorio, Miguel Angel 3
136 Puchaicela Pin, Alex Dario 3
136 Monar Ormeno, Carlos Enrique 3
136 Munoz Rodriguez, Pablo Andres 3
139 Pena Bautista, Alexander 3
139 Huaman Reyes, Luis Eduardo 3
141 Penafiel Ramirez, Cristopher Bernard 3
142 Teran Chaguaro, Rolando Esteban 3
143 Romero Patino, Santiago Rafael 3
144 Dender Gomez, Fernando Boanerges 3
145 Ceballos Cedeno, Carlos Julio 3
146 Lopez Espinoza, Alberto Andres 3
147 Santos Duarte, Hermano Jose 3
148 Jaramillo Lascano, Alejandro Rafael 3
149 estrella alarcon, antony 3
150 Chavez Retto, Christian Andre 3
151 Tinoco Altunin, Victor 3
152 Montes Baren, Leandro Dionicio 3
152 Requena, Jose Francisco 3
154 Garcia Hesny, Jorge Luis 3
155 Mera Moran, Daniel Santos 3
156 Velasquez Guerrero, Paul Fernando 3
157 Neiva Aranguren, Juan Camilo 3
157 Rondon, Diego Ignacio 3
157 Jurado Jacome, Diego Amando 3
160 Amores Burbano, Javier Preslar 3
161 Galarza Sandoya, Roberto Angel 3
161 Delgado Rezabala, Paul David 3
161 Villagran Pico, Jaime Andres 3
161 Venegas Calderon, Leonardo Edmundo 3
165 Serazzi Tapia, Gianfranco Luciano 3
165 Perez Pozo, Jose Roberto 3
167 Capelino, Carlos 3
168 Herrera Guzman, Pedro Andres 3
169 Bohorquez Apolo, Jhon David 3
170 Burbano Torres, Bayron Camilo 3
171 Mejia Ramirez, Efrain David 3
172 Peralta Pena, Pablo Javier 3
173 Salinas Alcayaga, Daniel Ignacio 3
174 Munoz Romero, Ronny Xavier 3
175 Bastidas Cabrera, Washington Xavier 3
176 Ortiz Cornejo, Enrique Sebastian 3
177 Palma Murillo, Leo Ricardo 3
177 Armas Alarcon, Gabriel Raziel 3
179 Valencia Cuero, Juan De Atahualpa 3
180 Verduga Viera, Winston Roosevelt 3
181 Perez Herrera, Diego Alonso 3
182 Hernandez Troya, Gabriel Andres 3
183 Tomala Cuenca, Joel Andres 1
184 Jimenez Patino, Julian Andres 1
185 Ramos Jacome, Fabian Mauricio 1
186 Espinoza Segovia, Jesus David 1
187 Martillo Arriaga, Juan Francisco 1
188 Astudillo Bustamante, David Alizon 0
189 Delgado Munoz, Alvaro Javier 0
190 Rodriguez Garcia, Edwin Jose – Venezuelan Champion 0
191 Espino Rivadeneira, Teddy Cesar 0
192 Reyes Ojedis, Cesar Xavier 0
193 Cornejo Ayon, Bryan Alejandro 0
194 Zea Quimi, Fernando Xavier 0
195 Glauser Aristizabal, Juan Felipe 0
196 Ledesma Porro, Guillermo Orlando 0
197 Triana, Angel 0
198 Pucha Vargas, Felipe 0
199 De Lima Jr, Ivan Ferreira – Brazilian Champion 0
199 Riveros Beltran, Julian Alfredo 0
201 Granda Velasco, Luis Felipe 0
202 De la Cruz Rojas, Ricardo 0
203 Santos, Leonardo de Paula 0
204 Amores Gonzalez, Ivan David 0

Deck Types from the WCQ – South America

June 29th, 2013

With the release of Lord of the Tachyon Galaxy, we’ve been seeing a lot of Dragon Ruler Decks at the Regional Qualifiers, and we expected a lot of the Decks being Dragon Ruler Decks at the WCQ, and sure enough, it’s the predominant Deck here in South America, with 59 Decks.  Here’s the complete breakdown:

Dragon Ruler: 59

Evilswarm: 49

Spellbook: 36

HERO: 9

Mermail: 8

Darkworld: 7

Constellar: 5

Fire Fist: 4

The rest of the Deck types consisted of Six Samurai, Madolche, Dino Rabbit, Gishki, Malefic Gravekeeper, Six Samurai, Dragunity, Piper Chaos, Karakuri, Lightsworn, Chaos Dragons, Hieratics, Monarch, Stun, Infernity, Laval, Psychic, Agent, Ninja, Tin Gadget, Frog and Chain Strike.

Given the popularity of Dragon Rulers, take a look at the Giant Cards up for grabs this weekend:

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First Round under way – WCQ – South America

June 29th, 2013

We’ve got 212 Duelists in the Main Event today, with 129 Duelists from the host country, Ecuador, 21 from Colombia, 11 from Chile, 8 from Venezuela, 30 from Peru, 1 from Bolivia, 8 from Argentina and another 8 from Brazil.

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For the Dragon Duel, we’ve got 3 from Ecuador, 4 from Peru, 1 from Bolivia, another from Brazil, 2 from Chile and one each from Argentina and Venezuela.  We know that a lot of the parents work on Saturdays too, and thank the parents for taking the time to bring their children to this event.

Dragon Duelers

Every participant received a pack of World Championship Qualifier sleeves and a WCQ game mat featuring Abyssleed and Abyssmegalo.

WCQ mat and sleeves

And for the Dragon Duelers:

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World Championship Qualifiers begin!

June 29th, 2013

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This weekend sees the start of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD
GAME World Championship Qualifiers, the final stop before the World
Championship on August 10
th – 11th in Las Vegas, Nevada. These are invite-only tournaments and invites
are earned at the Regional Qualifiers, Extravaganzas, Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series
and in the case of Latin America, at WCQ – Nationals throughout the 2013 season.

We’ve got 3 consecutive weekends of WCQs starting with South
America, followed by Central America, and ending with North America weekend of
July 13
th -14th.
Don’t forget – if you have yet to earn an invite to the two remaining WCQs,
there’s a Last Chance Qualifier on the Friday before, running all day, so it’s
not too late!

We’re in Guayaquil, Ecuador this weekend at the WCQ – South America. The last time we were here was back in 2011
during the very first YCS in South America.
The National Champions from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru,
Colombia and Venezuela are all here, as well as the YCS Champion from YCS –
Chile. The Dragon Duel Champions (and
their guardians!) from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and
Venezuela are all here too, all vying for the title South American Champion,
and the right to compete at the World Championship.

Welcome to all the Duelists and good luck to all!

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