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2012/09 – Toronto, Canada

Round 8: William Pedigo VS Maxim Guillotte

September 2nd, 2012

Both of these competitors are undefeated headed into the last Round of the day, and both are playing new strategies we haven’t seen before this tournament.  Ever wondered what it would look like if someone played a Burn Deck with three copies of the newly no-longer-Limited Marshmallon and Magic Cylinder in the same Deck?  Well ponder no more, because we’re about to find out: Maxim Guillotte is playing a Burn strategy optimized for the new format.  Pedigo is playing Geargias, and has been slicing through his unwitting opponents like butter all day long.  Still, if he spends too much time searching for cards with Geargiarmor, Guillotte’s burn effects could make him pay.

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Satellite News: Congratulations, Dragon Duelists!

September 2nd, 2012

Presented here are the Top 4 finishers from today’s Dragon Duel event.  Read more…

Satellite News: Congratulations, Jesus Santos!

September 2nd, 2012

As the YCS main event winds down, the first Attack of the Giant Card!! tournament has just concluded.  Congratulations to Jesus Santos, the proud new owner of a Giant-Sized promo edition Gear Gigant X!

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Quick Questions: Your Top 3 From Return of the Duelist?

September 1st, 2012

There are quite a few cards from Return of the Duelist making an impact here this weekend, but everybody seems to have their favorites.  We scoured the tournament floor, interviewing Duelists to ask them: what are your top three favorite cards from Return of the Duelist?

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Round 6 Feature Match: Matthew Laslo Versus Peter Tran

September 1st, 2012

Scant minutes ago in our Round 5 Round-Up, we saw Niagara Falls’ Matthew Laslo and Toronto’s Peter Tran win their fifth Round Matches to keep their undefeated streaks alive!  While Peter Tran is running Wind-Ups, one of the biggest Decks this weekend, Laslo is playing a Koa’ki Meiru Rock Deck with the all-new Block Golem.  This one was going to be a battle between a slower strategy-crippling Deck, and an explosive and aggressive strategy.

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QQ: What are you using your Side Deck for?

September 1st, 2012

The field for this weekend is wide open, and with so many Decks that were fair candidates headed into this tournament, deciding what to Side Deck against was no easy task.  Virtually anything could show up to this tournament, so we hit the floor to ask a wide range of competitors: what strategies are you side decking against?

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Satellite News: Show ’em What They’re Playing For!

September 1st, 2012

Each day here at YCS Toronto, there’s one Attack of the Giant Card!! tournament that awards a unique, Giant-Sized promo version of a new card from Return of the Duelist.  The first Attack tournament hasn’t finished yet, but here’s a sneak peek of the two cards on offer this weekend.

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Round 6 Top Table Update:

September 1st, 2012

Want to see what’s going on at the top ten Tables this round?  These Duelists are all undefeated with 5-0 records heading into Round 6, and across these twenty competitors there are ten different Decks in contention.  Check it out!

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QQ: What’s Your Secret Weapon?

September 1st, 2012

There are a ton of different strategies still in contention right now, but even with so many different Decks being played, some of the biggest innovations are happening at the single-card level.  Say what you want, but sometimes personal style is everything, and the smallest differences can make a huge impact on your performance.  With that in mind, we hit the tournament floor to ask: what’s your secret weapon this weekend?

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Round 5 Round-Up:

September 1st, 2012

It’s round 5, and a ton of different Decks are still undefeated in the main event!  Here’s what happened at four of the top tables, where 5-0 records were at stake.

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