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2016/02 – Atlanta, Georgia

Top 8 Feature Match: Thomas Rowe versus Santos Garcia  

February 7th, 2016

 

Thomas Rowe from Cleveland, Ohio and Santos Garcia from Houston, Texas both finished the Swiss Rounds with a 9-2 record using their Performapal Pendulum Decks. So far, they’ve both been on winning streaks in the Single Elimination Rounds, coasting through the Top 32 and Top 16. But now, they’re facing off against one another in a Match that will determine which one of these Duelists will advance to the Top 4. It’s time to Duel!

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Dragon Duel Wrap-Up (Sunday)

February 7th, 2016

Here are your Dragon Duelists for Sunday!

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Dragon Duel Feature Match: Round 3 (Sunday)

February 7th, 2016

You may remember Dylan McGaha from yesterday’s Dragon Duel tournament. He’s back in this one and is once again at table 1 in the last round of Swiss. This time around, he’s facing a newcomer to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME; Logan Elliot from Willacoochee, Georgia. Before today, he’s never played a game of Yu-Gi-Oh! and today is his very first event.

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Top 16 Feature Match: Oscar Wener Zelaya Jr. versus Jose Uriel Diaz de Leon

February 7th, 2016

Jose Uriel Diaz de Leon is the last Kozmo player left in a sea of Performapal Pendulum players. His Deck and skills have taken him to top 16 and he’s looking to advance further.   Can he overcome Oscar Wener Zelaya Jr.’s Performage Pendulum Deck? Left’s find out!

Diaz won the roll and elected to go first.

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Pairings: Top 8 – YCS Atlanta

February 7th, 2016

Here are the Pairings for Top 8

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Tech Update: Solemn Strike!

February 7th, 2016

Solemn Strike from Breakers of Shadow has had a huge impact this weekend, as evidenced by its presence in 20 of the Top 32 Decks.

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Top 32 Feature Match: Billy Brake versus Frazier Smith

February 7th, 2016

Billy Brake and Frazier Smith are no strangers to the Top 32. Brake and Smith are both former Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series winners, with Smith’s own YCS victory being right here in Atlanta, Georgia back in 2010! Smith is shooting to replicate his previous YCS success here in Atlanta, while Brake is looking for what would be his fourth Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series victory. Brake and Smith both finished the Swiss Rounds with a 9-2 record using their Performapal Pendulum Decks; but now they’re Dueling against one another in a Match that will determine which one of them can advance to the Top 16! The stakes are high, as both Duelists are hungry for a victory. It’s time to Duel!

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Top 32: Faisal Ahmad Khan versus Nicolai Mikhail Howlett

February 7th, 2016

32 competitors have survived 11 rounds of Swiss and now we’re in the Single Elimination playoff rounds! These players have already won the top cut Game Mat featuring Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn but now have a chance to win the Minerva prize card in addition to other prizes, but one loss here will knock a Duelist from contention!

This is 17-year-old Faisal Khan’s second trip to the YCS Top Cut, his previous appearance was at YCS Columbus 2015. His opponent, Nicolai Howlett, is looking to take his first trip to the playoffs as far as he can. Both players are running the Performapal Pendulum strategy that has dominated the tournament floor today. Which one of these competitor will advance to Top 16? Let’s find out!

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Pairings: Top 32 – YCS Atlanta

February 7th, 2016

The Top Cut has been made, here are your Top 32 Pairings.

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Top 32 Duelists and Decks!

February 7th, 2016

Here are the Top 32 Duelists and Decks at the end of the 11 Swiss Rounds!

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