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2009/11 – Columbus, Ohio

LIVE Semi-Final Results as They Come In.

November 15th, 2009

We’ve gone from 803 Duelists to just 4! Check out this post for up-to-date results of the Semi-Finals as they come in!

Kevin Slapnik (Destiny Hero Zombies) vs. Desmond Brown (Destiny Hero Zombies)
Kevin Slapnik wins and moves on to the Final Round!

Vincent Ralambomiadana (French Twilight) vs. George Murray (Blackwings)
Vincent Ralambomiadana wins and moves on to the Final Round!

Top 16 Feature Match: Desmond Brown vs. Nicky Lacaille

November 15th, 2009

Nicky Lacaille is 20 years old and came here today with his “Crab Turtle” good luck charm to make it all the way to the Top 16. He’s running a Blackwing Deck in today’s tournament featuring newer cards like “Blackwing – Vayu the Emblem of Honor” in his Main Deck and “Blackwing – Silverwind the Ascendant” in his Extra Deck.

His opponent, Desmond Brown, is 15 years old and from Ohio. He’s running a Destiny Hero Zombie Deck in today’s tournament. Read more…

Top 16 Feature Match: Ivan Anamaria vs. Brian Hines

November 15th, 2009

Five Lightsworn Decks made it to the Top 16 here today, and this Feature Match is a Lightsworn vs. Lightsworn mirror match. Brian Hines is wielding some new tech from Stardust Overdrive: “Shire, Lightsworn Spirit” and “Archlord Kristya.” If Hines can get Kristya into play he may have a big advantage over Ivan Anamaria’s Lightsworn. In theory, Kristya could give Hines the edge in reusing his “Honests” and could lock Anamaria out of his Special Summons. But with just 1 copy of Kristya in his Deck, would Hines even see the card in time to use it effectively? We were about to find out! Read more…

LIVE Top 8 Results as They Come In.

November 15th, 2009

Check out this post for up-to-date results of the Top 8 as they come in! Read more…

LIVE Top 16 Results as They Come In

November 15th, 2009

Check out this post for up-to-date results as they come in! Read more…

SHONEN JUMP Championship First-Timers

November 15th, 2009

Welcome to Day 2 of SHONEN JUMP Championship Columbus 2009! As the second day’s activities are just about to get underway, let’s give a nod to some first-timers at this weekend’s event! Read more…

Top 16 Deck Lists – SHONEN JUMP Championship Columbus 2009

November 14th, 2009

Here’s a look at the Top 16 Decklists from SHONEN JUMP Championship Columbus 2009! Read more…

Top 16 Results & Day 2 Pairings

November 14th, 2009

Day 1 is over, and after 10 rounds of intense competition a field of over 800 Duelists has come down to just a final 16.  Tomorrow we’ll see Blackwings, Lightsworn, Twilight, and Zombie go head-to-head.  Four more Rounds will decide the victor. Here’s how the Top 16 will look tomorrow: Read more…

Buckeye Bounties – Last Men Standing

November 14th, 2009

A long day has finally come to a close. We started with 10 Bounty Duelists, but at the end only two remained: Steven Zimmerman and Vincent Ralambomiadana. Read more…

Round 10 Feature Match: Satoshi Kato vs. Yahya Omar

November 14th, 2009

Satoshi Kato and Yahya Omar are both 7-2 headed into this round. Both competitors are playing Zombie variants, but while Omar is playing a more traditional Zombie build, Kato is running a new version of the Zombie Lightsworn Deck he played at SHONEN JUMP Championship Orlando. Both Duelists were holding out hopes that a win here might vault them into Day 2. Read more…