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2010/10 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania tagged with 'Machina Gadget'

Quarterfinals: Thomas Luebke VS Thanh Nguyen

October 10th, 2010

Thomas Luebke and Thanh Nguyen have never topped a YCS before, but today, they’re going head to head in the Top 8! One of these Duelists will advance to the Top 4 with a great shot at winning a Set of Darklord Prize Cards, while the other one will be eliminated. Which Deck will win – Luebke’s Machina Gadgets or Nguyen’s Plants?

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Round 2 Feature Match: Russ Hunter VS Mike Valdez

October 9th, 2010

Earlier today we examined Russ Hunter’s Hero Beat Deck in a Deck Profile.  An offshoot of the LIGHT Gemini Beatdown strategy that won YCS San Jose for Angel Flores 2 weeks ago, it packs a different spread of Elemental Heroes to take advantage of big monster removal while dropping the LIGHT component.  Hunter traveled here this weekend from Lexington, Kentucky, and his opponent is Mike Valdez from Rockland New York.  Valdez is a Machina Gadget Duelist, playing some creative choices like Blue Thunder T-45.

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Round 1 Feature Match: Naveen Shankar VS Charles Oransky

October 9th, 2010

Naveeen Shankar is 13 years old and won the Dragon Duel Championship with Blackwings in 2009. Today, he’s running a Machina Gadget Deck. His opponent, Charles Oransky, is here with his 16 year old son, and is running a Machina Gadget Deck like Shankar’s, but with a bunch of burn cards added in, including Des Koala and Just Desserts. Shankar has experience on his side, but it’s anyone’s Duel to win.
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