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2010/04 – 75th SJC – Edison, New Jersey tagged with 'Top 16'

Top 16 Deck Lists – Edison, New Jersey

April 26th, 2010

Semi-Finals Feature Match: Renaldo Lainez vs. Sorosh Saberian

April 25th, 2010

Sorosh Saberian and Renaldo Lainez already Dueled in the 12th of the Swiss rounds, when Lainez’s Gadget Deck was victorious over Saberian’s Quickdraw Dandywarrior Deck. Lainez is hoping for a repeat here, while Saberian is looking to change things. Read more…

Semi-Finals Feature Match: Billy Brake vs. Jeff Jones

April 25th, 2010

Jeff Jones was the only player to defeat Billy Brake in the Swiss Rounds of this tournament. And in pre-tournament testing on Friday, Jones’ Quickdraw Dandywarrior beat Brake in 8 games out of 11. Brake had commented earlier in the tournament that the only Deck he couldn’t beat was Jones’s. “Normally when you go 14-1 in a JUMP you win!” laughed Brake. Jeff Jones is a SHONEN JUMP Champion with 5 Day 2 appearances. Brake has made it to Day 2 5 times as well, but has never made it past the Top 8 until today. Read more…

Top 8 Feature Match: Renaldo Lainez vs. Jake Mattern

April 25th, 2010

Renaldo Lainez made it to the Top 8 of the tournament using a Gadget Deck with Doomcaliber Knight in it. This Top 8 Feature Match pits that Deck against Jake Mattern’s Gladiator Beasts. Lainez’s many monster destruction effects may make this a tough Match for Mattern. Read more…

Top 8 Feature Match: Jeff Jones vs. Jerry Wang

April 25th, 2010

We’ve seen plenty of Quickdraw Dandywarrior Decks in action this weekend, but this is the first time we’ve seen a Quickdraw mirror Match! Three of the Top 8 Duelists left in this tournament are playing Quickdraw, far and away the most successful Deck today. Now, we’re going to see what happens when 2 of the world’s best Duelists go head-to-head with this exciting new Deck-type. Read more…

Top 16 Feature Match: Bryan Ortiz vs. Jerry Wang

April 25th, 2010

The pressure was on! Winners here in the Top 16 would move on to the Top 8, and each would win a copy of Dark End Dragon! This Match would pit Jerry Wang’s Quickdraw Dandywarrior Deck against Bryan Ortiz’s Blackwings! Read more…

Top 16 Feature Match: Thai Bui vs. Jake Mattern

April 25th, 2010

You may remember Jake Mattern from his Day 1 Deck Profile. He’s running a Prisma Gladiator Deck that easily Summons Gladiator Beast Gyzarus to destroy his opponent’s cards and take control of the Duel. Now, he made it to the Top 16 and is Dueling Thai Bui, a Lightsworn Duelist determined to bring his Lightsworn Deck to the Top 8. But only one of these Duelists can win the prized Dark End Dragon awarded to the Top 8 competitors of this event. Read more…

Top 8 Match-Ups

April 25th, 2010

It’s come down to the Top 8 Duelists! Each of these competitors has already won a Dark End Dragon card by making it to the Top 8. The battle continues as these Duelists fight their way to the top!

Here’s a list of who’s playing against whom in the Top 8:

Sorosh Saberian (Quickdraw Dandywarrior)
Edwin Ortiz (Flamvell Synchros)
*Sorosh Saberian wins and advances to the Semi-Finals

Renaldo Lainez (Doomcaliber Gadgets)
Jake Mattern (Prismadiators)
*Renaldo Lainez wins and advances to the Semi-Finals

Billy Brake (Caliber Cat)
Jarel Winston (Lightsworn Monarchs)
*Billy Brake wins and advances to the Semi-Finals

Jeff Jones (Quickdraw Dandywarrior)
Jerry Wang (Quickdraw Dandywarrior)
*Jeff Jones wins and advances to the Semi-Finals