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2012/02 – Atlanta, Georgia

Grapha’s Tech Update

February 19th, 2012

Bugs and toys! That’s all anyone is talking about! It’s almost as if they’ve forgotten about ME, Grapha, Dragon Lord of Dark World! But I am taking this opportunity to remind you that I have not fallen into the shadows just yet. In fact, my Dark World forces are stronger than ever thanks to the newest additions to our army! Witness the glorious victory of Robert Bryant, as he brought ME a spot in the Top 32!
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Top 16 Pairings!

February 19th, 2012

Top 32: Anthony Vo vs. Joseph Giorlando

February 19th, 2012

Anthony Vo and Joseph Giorlando are 2 of many Duelists in the Top 32 that are using Dino Rabbit Decks. Now, they’re Dueling against one another in a Dino Rabbit mirror-match that will determine which Duelist advances to the Top 16! An early Rescue Rabbit could be the key to victory in this Match.
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Top 32 Pairings

February 19th, 2012

Standings after all rounds of Swiss!

February 19th, 2012

Here they are, the final standings after 11 rounds of Swiss! After this, the top 32 ranked players will enter a single elimination playoff to determine the winner of YCS Atlanta! Read more…

Round 11: Robert Bryant vs. Nathaniel Smith

February 19th, 2012

Robert Bryant is currently 8-2 with his Dark World Deck, and is facing off against Nathaniel Smith’s Chaos Deck for a seat in the Top 32. The result of this Match will determine the fate of both Duelists in the tournament.
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QQ: What 3 Cards From the TV Series Do You Want to See Made Into Real TCG Cards?

February 19th, 2012

QQ stands for Quick Questions! There are lots of cool cards that have never been printed in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME. I surveyed the Duelists in attendance this weekend to see which 3 cards from the animated series they hope to see made into real cards. Check out their answers!
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3 VS 3 Dueling!

February 19th, 2012

3 VS 3 Dueling is always a popular attraction at YCS. And why wouldn’t it be? Instead of competing against your friends, you can grab a pair of them and play on the same team! The top teams in each 3 VS 3 event get un-cut sheets of foil cards from the very latest booster set. Check out some of the ORCS sheets being given out this weekend! Read more…

Round 10: Nicholas Newberry vs. Diego Colin

February 19th, 2012

Nicholas Newberry from Charlotte, North Carolina is Dueling against Diego Colin from Atlanta, Georgia in this Round 10 Feature Match! Both Duelists are 8-1 in the tournament – Newberry made it this far with Inzektors and Colin got here with his Dino Rabbit Deck. Both Decks are popular this weekend and have been played out on the tournament floor numerous times. This is sure to be an exciting Match!
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QQ: Have You Ever Played in a Sealed Event?

February 19th, 2012

The upcoming Battle Pack will be the first set ever specifically designed for Sealed Tournaments. But there have been other Sealed Events in the past and present, including the Dragons Collide Structure Deck tournament premiering here in Atlanta. I asked this weekend’s Duelists, “Have you ever played in a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG sealed pack format before, and if so, what was it like?”. Check out what they said!
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