All articles for...

2011/04 – Anaheim, CA tagged with 'Feature Match'

Sunday Dragon Duel Feature Match: Heroic Johan Aparicio vs. Honorable Joshua Roberts

April 10th, 2011

Johan Aparicio and Joshua Roberts are both rising 12-year-old Duelists from Los Angeles. They frequently Duel at the same local tournament, and now they’re facing off at Table 1 in this final Dragon Duel Feature Match of the weekend. Aparicio is currently undefeated with a 4-0 record using an Absolute Zero Deck, and Roberts is 3-1 with Six Samurais. But only one of them can win this Feature Match! Read more…

Playoff Feature Match: Honorable Alex Reynolds vs. Honorable Joseph Vazquez

April 10th, 2011

Joseph Vazquez and Alex Reynolds are 2 of the 4 players who accumulated the most points by playing in Public Events this weekend. Now, they’re facing off against one another in a Six Samurai mirror-match that will determine who takes home a set of Super Rare YCS Darklord Prize Cards! Read more…

Written by:
Categories: 2011/04 - Anaheim, CA Tags:

Final Round Feature Match: Angel Flores, Dualist vs. Tombkeeper Jonathan Weigle

April 10th, 2011

The last Match of this tournament would see Gravekeeper Duelist Jonathan Weigle Duel against Angel Flores’ Elemental Hero / Gemini Deck! The stakes don’t get any higher – the winner of this Match would earn the title of Champion. Read more…

Top 4 Feature Match: Chaotic Majid Khan vs. Tombkeeper Jonathan Weigle

April 10th, 2011

Majid Khan is facing off against Jonathan Weigle in our Top 4 Feature Match that pits Gravekeepers against Khan’s Black Salvo Chaos Deck. Weigle’s Necrovalley and its ability to prevent Khan from targeting the Graveyard or removing cards from there may make this a tough for the Salvo Chaos Duelist, but if Khan draws enough cards that destroy Necrovalley, he may easily be able to turn the tides. Read more…

Written by:
Categories: 2011/04 - Anaheim, CA Tags:

Top 4 Feature Match: Commander Billy Brake vs. Angel Flores, Dualist

April 10th, 2011

Once again, Billy Brake had made it to the Top 4 – a repeat of his performance just 3 weeks ago at YCS Charlotte. Brake has been to the Top 32 tables of Championship-level tournaments countless times, but he’s never captured a Championship win. His opponent this round has. Angel Flores, winner of last year’s YCS in San Jose! Brake is running X-Sabers, while Flores is playing a his Elemental Hero / Gemini Deck, with a heavy anti-monster focus designed to take apart Decks like the one Brake’s running. Read more…

Top 8 Feature Match: Chaotic Botanist Tyler Kobrofsky vs. Tombkeeper Jonathan Weigle

April 10th, 2011

Tyler Kobrofsky and Jonathan Weigle are playing Chaos Plant Synchro and Gravekeepers, respectively. Necrovalley seems to be a big advantage in Weigle’s favor, but Kobrofsky didn’t get all the way to the Top 8 by being unprepared for Gravekeepers! Read more…

Top 16 Feature Match: Tombkeeper Austin Kulman vs. Honorable Ivan Oropeza

April 10th, 2011

This Match will showcase 1 of the key matchups of this Dueling era. Gravekeepers versus Six Samurai! Austin Kulman was the 2006 U.S. National Champion, and is piloting Gravekeepers. His opponent is Samurai Duelist Ivan Edward Cahuana Oropeza. Read more…

Top 32 Feature Match: Gary Garcia Maximus vs. Undead Andres Ochoa

April 10th, 2011

After a poor showing for Gladiator Beast Decks in Charlotte, Gary Garcia has redeemed the Deck type with a Top 32 finish! His unique build running multiple copies of Gladiator Beast’s Respite and 2 copies of Gladiator Beast Murmillo has been throwing off opponents all weekend, and allowed him to secure this coveted Top 32 spot. His opponent, Andres Ochoa, made it here with his Zombie Deck. Zombie Decks typically have a tough time against Gladiator Beasts, since they Set so many monsters and are vulnerable to Gladiator Beast Retiari. This may give Gary Garcia the decisive advantage in this Match, but it isn’t an advantage that is impossible to overcome. Read more…

Written by:
Categories: 2011/04 - Anaheim, CA Tags:

Top 32 Feature Match: Commander Billy Brake vs. High-Flyin’ Ramon Mera

April 10th, 2011

Ramon Mera has done it again. His “Spirit Wings” Blackwing Deck has made the Top 32 back-to-back, 2 YCS tournaments in a row! Mera’s Blackwing strategy uses double Spirit Reapers to slow down the Duel and harass his opponent’s hand, giving him an edge against Decks like Samurai. But now he’s up against Day 2 veteran Billy Brake! This is Brake’s third Top 32 appearance in a row, and he’s once again made the cut with X-Sabers. Read more…

Round 11 Feature Match: Dragoon Alberto Gonzalez vs. Botanist Eric Granados

April 10th, 2011

Alberto Gonzalez and Eric Granados are both 8-2 in the tournament, and will need a victory in this round if they are to have any hope at making it into the Top 32. Gonzalez is running a Dragunity Deck that’s capable of Synchro Summoning a Level 8 monster every turn, and Granados is running a Doppelplant Deck that can swarm the field with Tokens and Synchro Monsters. Both Duelists will be giving this Match their all! Read more…

Written by:
Categories: 2011/04 - Anaheim, CA Tags: