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2010/09 – San Jose, CA tagged with 'Feature Match'

Round 5 Feature Match: Jesse Contreras vs. Darryl Huang

September 25th, 2010

Jesse Contreras and Darryl Huang are both 3-1 in the tournament heading into round 5. Contreras is running a Six Samurai Deck with 2 copies of Great Shogun Shien in it. His opponent, Darryl Huang, is running a Scrap Deck that uses Level Eater. Read more…

Round 4 Feature Match: Chris Hurayt vs. Ervin Villagran

September 25th, 2010

Both of these Duelists are undefeated here entering into Round 4! Chris Hurayt traveled here this weekend from Las Vegas, and is running a teched out Blackwing Deck, packing cards like Cyber Dragon, Spirit Reaper, and Delta Crow – Anti Reverse. His opponent is Anaheim’s Ervin Villagran, an Anti-Meta Duelist playing monsters like Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo and Doomcaliber Knight. This isn’t one of the matchups Villagran has designed his Deck for, so it may be tricky for him. Read more…

Round 3 Feature Match: Mark Garcia vs. Tomas Mijares

September 25th, 2010

Tomas Mijares is undefeated with a wild creation that combines the contents of a normal Counter Fairy Deck with the contents of a typical Machina Deck. He transforms his Deck into Counter Chaos after Side Decking, by taking the Machina cards out of his Deck and replacing them with DARK and LIGHT monsters including Chaos Sorcerer. His opponent, Mark Garcia, is also undefeated in the tournament. Garcia is running Blackwings. “I beat my toughest matchup earlier,” said Mijares. Garcia asked, “What’s that?” “Blackwings,” Mijares replied. It looks like Mijares is in for a tough Match. Read more…

Round 3 Feature Match: Steffon Rice vs. Jerry Tran

September 25th, 2010

San Jose native Jerry Tran is 2-0 so far in this tournament, piloting a successful Scrap Monster Deck! His opponent Steffon Rice hails from Oakland, and is also undefeated so far with his Debris Princess Deck. With lots of emphasis on Special Summoning from the Graveyard, this should be a cool Match to watch. Read more…

Round 2 Feature Match: Bruce Harris vs. Dylan Nollen

September 25th, 2010

Dylan Nollen is a13-year-old YCS first-timer who has never won a local tournament. But, in the first round of this event, Nollen beat a former U.S. National Champion and YCS Champion, Adam Corn, in a Gladiator Beast mirror-match! His opponent, Bruce Harris, is 18 years old and running a Quickdraw Dandywarrior Deck. This is typically a good matchup for Gladiator Beasts, so Nollen is going into the Match with a slight edge. Read more…

Round 2 Feature Match: Adam Belohradsky vs. Yuki Zaninovich

September 25th, 2010

Fourteen year-old Yuki Zaninovich won his Round 1 Feature Match, and is here today playing a creative Plant Deck centered on Phoenixian Cluster Amaryllis. His opponent is Stockton, California’s Adam Belohradsky, a first-year student of San Joaquin Delta College. Belohradsky is playing a Chaos Deck heavy with control cards like Seven Tools of the Bandit. Read more…

Round 1 Feature Match: Fabian Fontanilla vs. Jonny Nagel

September 25th, 2010

Jonny Nagel is 21 years old and hails from Colorado. He’s running a cool Plant-based Naturia Deck that uses Super Solar Nutrient to Special Summon Lonefire Blossom. Nagel also uses Naturia Pineapple and Naturia Bamboo Shoot to secure victory. Fabian Fontanilla is 15 years old from right here in San Jose California. This is Fontanilla’s first YCS, and he entered it with Machina Gadgets. “I’m pretty nervous,” Fontanilla said. Don’t be, Fontanilla – we’re sure you’ll do great! Read more…

Round 1 Feature Match: Eric Granados vs. Richard Hernandez

September 25th, 2010

Our first Feature Match of the day has 2 locals, both from right here in San Jose, Dueling for their first of hopefully many wins! Richard Hernandez works for a medical device company, and is playing here today in his first premier-level event piloting Machina Gadgets. Eric Granados is a detective – seriously! – for the San Jose Police Department. His Deck of choice? An innovative Elemental Hero Fusion Deck capitalizing on Paradox Fusion. Read more…