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2013/04 – San Diego, California

Pairings for Top 4

April 8th, 2013

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Top 8 Feature Match: Jeff Jones vs. Angel Ascencio

April 8th, 2013

San Fernando Valley

We’re down to only eight Duelists! Angel Ascencio is facing off against Jeff Jones in this all Mermail Feature Match! These Duelists are two of only three remaining Mermail players, but when the dust settles, only one can remain in the tournament!

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Top 8 Feature Match: Steven Ma Versus Michael Steinman

April 8th, 2013

Michael Steinman has topped three WCQ tournaments, and three more YCS events.  His opponent, Steven Ma, has been playing Monarchs for over half a decade but has never topped a Regional.  He may be the first competitor in history to Top 32 a YCS before making the Top 8 of a Regional Qualifier.

Kind of cool.

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Pairings for Top 8

April 8th, 2013

Here are your pairings for Top 8

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Here are your 3v3 winners!

April 8th, 2013

Here are your 3v3 winners taking home some uncut sheets of Cosmo Blazer Secret Rares! Read more…

Top 16 Feature Match: Norberto Leon Versus Michael Steinman

April 8th, 2013

Norberto Leon made the Finals of YCS Seattle with the same strategy he’s playing here this weekend: Mermails.  His opponent is Fire Fist Duelist Michael Steinman, who you might remember from the Top 8 of the North American WCQ last year.  While Mermails are an imposing, explosive strategy that generates lots of free cards and searches, the Fire Fist Deck grinds its opponent down inch by inch, wielding powerful removal effects.  These are two very different Decks, and this is a classic match-up in this Format.

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Top 16 Feature Match: Anthony Eckroth vs. Long Dao

April 8th, 2013

It’s the Top 16! Anthony Eckroth made a pretty good trip from Utah to participate in YCS San Diego. Long Dao had a bit more of a trip, all the way from Austria! Both Duelists are using Mermails today. Eckroth is using a standard Mermail Deck, while Dao is using a 48-card Genex Mermail Deck!

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Dragon Duel Day 2 Top4

April 8th, 2013

Congratulations to the Top 4 of Day 2 Dragon Duel!

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Pairing for Top 16

April 8th, 2013

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Top 32 Feature Match: Nick Tomlin vs. Mauricio Pavon

April 8th, 2013

San Bernadino, Tijuana

Welcome to the Top 32! Nick Tomlin is from San Bernadino, CA, and is using Wind-Ups in today’s tournament. He’s a Southern California judge, but he’s doing great as a player this weekend. He’s up against Mauricio Pavon, here from Tijuana, Mexico, who’s using Karakuri today.

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