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2016 South American WCQ

SA WCQ: Standings after Top 16

June 19th, 2016

Here are the standings after the Top 16 of the 2016 South American WCQ:

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SA WCQ: Top 16 Feature Match: Marco Antonio Caceres Gajardo Versus Arnold Nadaban Zanabria

June 19th, 2016

As the Playoff field gets smaller and smaller, we’re welcoming Chile’s Marck Antonio Caceres Gajardo back to the Feature Match table, as he continues his rampage with Mermails!  His opponent this round is Peru’s Arnold Nadaban Zanabria, playing Burning Abyss Phantom Knights.  Was this the end of the Mermail dream, or would Caceres pull off another stunning win on his way to the Finals?

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SA WCQ: Top 16 Pairings – Decks And Nationalities

June 19th, 2016

With just sixteen Duelists now remaining in the WCQ let’s find out who’s left; where they’re from; what they’re running; and who they’re up against in the Top 16!

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SA WCQ: Standings after Top 32

June 19th, 2016

Here are the Standings after the Top 32 of the 2016 South American WCQ:

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SA WCQ: Top 32 Feature Match: YCS Champion Galo Guillermo Orbea Davila Versus Renzo Nazario Avalos Ulloa

June 19th, 2016

Galo Guillermo Orbea Davila hails from Quito, Ecuador, and roughly five years ago he won the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series in that country!  His opponent here in the Top 32 is Renzo Nazario Avalos Ulloa from Lima, Peru, and while Orbea is running Brilliant Monarchs, Avalos is playing the Deck of the tournament: Burning Abyss Phantom Knights.  Orbea won the roll and opted to go second.

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SA WCQ QQ: Which Country Will Win The WCQ?

June 19th, 2016

QQ Stands for Quick Questions!

As the field narrows and competitors become spectators over the course of the weekend, the WCQ tournament becomes less a matter of personal aspiration, and more a matter of National pride.  We hit the tournament floor to ask Duelists from all over the continent: What country do YOU think will win the World Championship Qualifier, and the title of South American Champion?

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SA WCQ: Top 32 Pairings

June 19th, 2016

Here are the pairings for the Top 32 players at the 2016 South American WCQ:

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SA WCQ: Standings after Top 64

June 19th, 2016

Here are the Standings after the Top 64:

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SA WCQ: The Top 64 Metagame Breakdown

June 19th, 2016

The Top 64 field here at the South American WCQ is pretty different from what we saw last week at the Central American WCQ.  Sure enough, Burning Abyss Phantom Knights stole the show, with nearly as much Top Cut representation as Kozmos and Monarchs combined.  Check it out!

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SA WCQ: Top 64 Feature Match: Alejandro Vega Ascarrunz Versus Marck Antonio Caceres Gajardo

June 19th, 2016

While Burning Abyss Phantom Knights have captured a massive 24 seats in the Top 64, the Day 2 field is wildly varied from there.  For instance, Marck Antonio Caceres Gajardo from Santiago, Chile is playing Mermails, the only Duelist in the Top 64 running the Deck.  His opponent is Alejandro Vega Ascarrunz from Cochapamba, Bolivia, playing Extra Deck Monarchs.  Caceres was effectively taking a lone wolf off-the-radar rogue Deck against the most decorated strategy in the format.  Let’s see what happens.

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