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Here are the Standings after Round 10 of the Central America WCQ

June 12th, 2016

Here are the Standings after Round 10 of the Central America WCQ.

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Round 10 Feature Match: Alonso Valente Llerenas Versus Guillermo Villicana Santillan

June 12th, 2016

Our Round 9 Top Table Update revealed that at least two Yosenju Duelists had a strong shot at making the Top 64 this weekend, and when we saw that Alonso Valente Llerenas had won his Round 9 Match, we wanted to see his Yosenjus in action.  The Yosenju deck plays Card of Demise and a deep trap lineup of deadly floodgate cards, creating control-oriented set-ups that keep your opponent from playing the game.

No lock lasts forever, but since Yosenjus offer a string of extra

Normal Summons, the lock doesn’t have to last long.  Just long enough for a couple turns of unopposed attacks.  In a tournament where so many Matches have become grind games going to time, that speed and overwhelming early game make Yosenjus a strong bet.

Llerenas traveled here this weekend from Tijuana, and his opponent this round is Queretaro’s Guillermo Villicana Santillan, playing Monarchs.  Monarchs are the most-represented theme in the tournament this weekend, and at the top tables right now, so this would’ve been a priority match-up for Llerenas when he was building his Deck.  This should be interesting to watch.

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Here are the Standings after Round 9 of the Central America WCQ

June 12th, 2016

Here are the Standings after Round 9 of the Central America WCQ:

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Day 2: Round 9 Top Table Updates

June 12th, 2016

Day 2 has begun!  Yesterday 591 intrepid Duelists gave it their all, taking their shot at the prizes, the glory, the respect, and the title of Central American Champion!  Today 128 of those competitors are still in the hunt, as two more Rounds of Swiss-style tournament play whittles down the field to a final Top 64.

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Here are the Standings after Round 8 of the Central America WCQ

June 12th, 2016

Here are the Standings after Round 8.

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Round 8 Feature Match: Adrian Madriz Espinoza Versus Rishi Nishant Doodhnath Tripathi

June 12th, 2016

Rishi Nishant Doodhnath Tripathi is the National Champion of Trinidad & Tobago, and is currently undefeated in this tournament.  But his opponent is the reason we pulled this table for the final Feature Match of the day.  Adrian Madriz Espinoza is from right here in Guadalajara, and is undefeated with Tzolkin Monarchs.  We’ve heard a lot about the Deck lately, but have yet to see it in a Feature Match outside of Europe.

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Here are the standings after Round 7 of the Central America WCQ

June 12th, 2016

Here are the standings after Round 7 of the Central America WCQ:

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Round 7 Top Table Update

June 12th, 2016

With just two more rounds left in the tournament today, now’s a great time to look at the top tables and see what Decks are currently doing the best.  In any Swiss-style tournament, the most successful competitors are grouped together to play against each other; that way everyone competes against players with equal records, and roughly similar skill levels.  As a Duelist racks up more and more points over the course of a tournament, they’re pushed further and further toward Table Number 1, with the lowest table numbers the exclusive domain of undefeateds.

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Here are the Standings after Round 6 of the Central America WCQ

June 11th, 2016

Here are the Standings after Round 6 of the Central America World Championship Qualifier:

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Round 6 Feature Match: Irving Camiruaga Gil Versus Ivan Omar Hernandez Orta

June 11th, 2016

So far we’ve Feature Matched last year’s Central American and Dragon Duel Champions, a National Champion, and a YCS Champion.  With three Rounds of competition left in Day 1, how about some fresh faces?

We grabbed Irving Camiruaga Gil and Ivan Omar Hernandez Orta right off Table 1, currently the highest-ranked Duelists in the tournament.  Gil is from Mexico City and is running Pendulum Magicians, while Orta is from San Luis Potosi piloting Burning Knights.

Both competitors are doing exceedingly well with undefeated records, but in just a few minutes only one of those records would still be intact. Let’s find out which one makes it.

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