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2011/02 – Dallas, TX

Top 4 Feature Match: Honorable Daniel Carlos vs. Honorable Nizar Sarhan

February 13th, 2011

Honorable Nizar Sarhan and Honorable Daniel Carlos both made it to the Top 4 with their Samurai Decks, and are now facing off in a Mirror-Match! With 2 Samurai Decks going at it, this is sure to be a fast Match. Read more…

Semi-Finals Match-Ups

February 13th, 2011

Things looked precarious for Six Samurai heading into the Top 8, but all 3 Six Samurai Decks in the Top 8 have moved on to the Semi-Finals, where they are joined by the remaining Gravekeeper Deck.

Here’s how the Semi-Finals are shaping up:

Travis Massengale (Gravekeepers)
vs.
Arnold Alvarado (Six Samurai)
Travis Massengale wins and advances to the final round!

and

Nizar Sarhan (Six Samurai)
vs.
Daniel Carlos (Six Samurai)
Nizar Sarhan wins and advances to the final round!

Six Samurai are definitely through to the final round, but we’ll have to see if Gravekeepers will crack into the final match, or if it will be a Six Samurai mirror match.

Top 8 Feature Match: Travis Massengale vs. Brandon Ogbonna

February 13th, 2011

In a tournament filled with Blackwings and Samurai, this was a unique matchup! Travis Massengale is playing Gravekeepers, while Brandon Ogbonna has made it here with Lightsworn. Read more…

Top 8 Feature Match: Scott Page vs. Honorable Nizar Sarhan

February 13th, 2011

Scott Page is running the last Monarch Deck standing in the tournament. His opponent, Honorable Nizar Sarhan, is running Six Samurais. Page’s Battle Faders may be problematic for Sarhan, who’s hoping to finish Page off as quickly as possible. Only one of these Duelists can advance to the Top 4, so both of them will be trying their hardest to win with their Deck of choice. Read more…

Top 8 Match-Ups

February 13th, 2011

Six Samurai took a thumping in the Top 16, and are down from 8 spots to just 3. Blackwings have also lost half their number, and have been reduced from 5 Decks to just 2.

Meanwhile, the odd men out – Gravekeepers, Lightsworn, and Monarchs – all came through with victories.

Here’s how the Top 8 looks:
Arnold Mitchell Alvarado with Six Samurai
vs.
Froilan Salvador with Blackwings
Arnold Alvarado wins and advances to the Semi-Finals!

Travis Terrell Massengale with Gravekeepers
vs.
Brandon Ogbonna with Lightsworn
Travis Massengale wins and advances to the Semi-Finals!

Nizar Sarhan with Six Samurai
vs.
Scott Robertson Page with Monarchs
Nizar Sarhan wins and advances to the Semi-Finals!

Jesse Gallet with Blackwings
vs.
Daniel Carlos with Six Samurai
Daniel Carlos wins and advances to the Semi-Finals!

Top 16 Feature Match: Honorable Rudy Munoz vs. Scott Robertson Page

February 13th, 2011

In this Feature Match we’ll see Scott Robertson Page take Formula Monarchs against Honorable Rudy Munoz’s Six Samurai. Samurai Duelists make up half of the Top 16, and Robertson is the only Formula Monarch Duelist left. Formula Monarchs were a much-discussed Deck going into this tournament, but they were under-represented in the Swiss Rounds. This is the first time we’ll see this matchup in a Feature Match this weekend. Read more…

Top 16 Feature Match: Honorable Jonathan Herrera vs. Froilan Salvador

February 13th, 2011

Honorable Jonathan Herrera made it to the Top 16 today with his Six Samurai Deck, and is now facing off against Froilan Salvador’s Blackwings. This is a common matchup here in Texas, and it’s very likely that we’ll see a lot more of it in the near future, so the result in this Match may be a strong predictor of future success. Read more…

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Top 16 Ready to Start!

February 13th, 2011

Here are the 16 remaining Duelists, the Decks they are playing, and their opponents, as we get ready to begin the Top 16 of this 1100+ Duelist Tournament! Blackwings and Samurai are the top Decks, with 8 Six Samurai and 5 Blackwings in contention, but Lightsworn, Gravekeepers, and Monarchs are still in the running as well.

Billy Brake with Six Samurai
vs.
Arnold Mitchell Alvarado with Six Samurai
Arnold Mitchell Alvarado wins and advances to the Top 8!

Jonhathan Sebastian Vazquez Herrera with Six Samurai
vs.
Froilan Salvador with Blackwings
Froilan Salvador wins and advances to the Top 8!

Nathan Soowal with Blackwings
vs.
Travis Terrell Massengale with Gravekeepers
Travis Terrell Massengale wins and advances to the Top 8!

Jarel Winston with Six Samurai
vs.
Brandon Ogbonna with Lightsworn
Brandon Ogbonna wins and advances to the Top 8!

Chase Sly with Blackwings
vs.
Nizar Sarhan with Six Samurai
Nizar Sarhan wins and advances to the Top 8!

Scott Roberston Page with Monarchs
vs.
Rudy Munoz with Six Samurai
Scott Robertson Page wins and advances to the Top 8!

Jesse Gallet with Blackwings
vs.
Karl Arbeiter with Six Samurai
Jesse Gallet wins and advances to the Top 8!

Daniel Carlos with Six Samurai
vs.
Daniel Avila with Blackwings
Daniel Carlos wins and advances to the Top 8!

Top 32 Feature Match: Honorable Arnold Alvarado vs. Justin Shaft

February 13th, 2011

Eleven rounds of Swiss competition have whittled a field of more than 1100 Duelists down to just a final Top 32, and this was the first of the playoff elimination rounds! Honorable Arnold Alvarado is playing Six Samurai, while Justin Shaft is armed with Machina Gadgets! It’s old versus new, and only one Duelist can move on from here! Read more…

Top 32 Feature Match: Honorable Karl Arbeiter vs. Honorable Brandon Wigley

February 13th, 2011

Honorable Karl Arbeiter and Honorable Brandon Wigley are both running explosive Six Samurai Decks that aim for an early Summon of Legendary Six Samurai – Shi En to lock the opponent out of the Duel and take a quick win. With Gateway of the Six and Six Samurai United gaining Bushido Counters any time either player Summons a Six Samurai monster, this is sure to be a fast Match. Read more…

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