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2016/02 – Atlanta, Georgia tagged with 'Feature Match'

Round 9 Feature Match: Robert Boyajian II versus Matthew James Hagan

February 7th, 2016

Robert Boyajian II hailing from Newport Beach, CA is 6-2 going into the final round of Swiss today, looking to end today on a winning note. His opponent, Matthew James Hagan of Houston, TX is looking to do the same after a long day of Dueling. Who will go into day 2 keeping their X-2 record? Let’s find out!

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Round 8 Feature Match: Robert Ramsey versus Richard Pizza

February 7th, 2016

Welcome to our Round 8 Feature Match! Robert Ramsey from West Virginia is facing off against Maryland’s Richard Pizza in a Match that pits Ramsey’s Performapal Pendulum Deck against Pizza’s Monarchs. Both of these Duelists are currently 5-2, so each one of them will need a victory in this Round in order to maintain any hope of a Top 32 finish. The stakes are high, and the Round is about to start. It’s time to Duel!

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Round 8 Feature Match: Jose Uriel Diaz de Leon versus Yifei Yang

February 7th, 2016

Jose Uriel Diaz de Leon from Chicago, IL is the lone undefeated Duelist left running Kozmo. His opponent this round, Yifei Yang hails from Los Angeles, CA and like many players this weekend has brought Performapal Pendulum to the YCS. Both players are looking to add another win to their record going into the final round of Swiss for today.

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Round 7 Feature Match: Patrick James versus Michael McLaughlin

February 7th, 2016

Patrick James from Raleigh, North Carolina is Dueling against Michael McLaughlin from Orlando, Florida in our Round 7 Feature Match! James is currently 5-1 in the tournament with his Performapal Pendulum Deck featuring 3 copies each of Star Seraph Scepter and Star Seraph Sovereignty, and McLaughlin currently holds the same record with his Kozmo Deck featuring three copies of Droll & Lock Bird. James is using the Star Seraphs to facilitate bigger Xyz Summoning plays after Pendulum Summoning monsters to the field, while McLaughlin hopes to stifle his opponents’ long string of plays with Droll & Lock Bird. One of these Duelists will advance with a 6-1 record. It’s time to Duel!

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Round 6 Feature Match: Jonathan Moore versus Malvin Dionsio

February 7th, 2016

Both of these Duelists are no stranger to the feature match table, with Jonathan Moore from Dallas, Texas having 20 feature matches to his name since he started playing in over 10 years ago. Malvin Dionsio from Vallejo, California is running a Performapal Pendulum Deck with Guiding Ariadne’s and a complement of Counter Traps to go along with it! Moore’s Performapal Pendulum Deck has a few interesting off-theme cards in it. Which one will come out on top in this Round 6 Match?

Moore won the roll and elected to go first.

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Round 5 Feature Match: Moises Bustamante versus Junior Dorcin

February 7th, 2016

Atlanteans are here in Atlanta! Local Duelist Moises Bustamante is currently 3-1 in the tournament with his Atlantean Mermail Deck featuring Neptabyss, the Atlantean Prince from Breakers of Shadow! Bustamante’s Deck is capable of quickly swarming the field and taking explosive victories with his WATER monsters. Bustamante is a YCS first-timer, local to Atlanta. Now, he’s Dueling against experienced YCS veteran Junior Dorcin in a Feature Match that will determine which Duelist advances with a 4-1 record. It’s time to Duel!

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Dragon Duel Feature Match: Round 4

February 7th, 2016

The Dragon Duel tournaments this weekend will be played as Battle Pack: Epic Dawn Sealed Play! That means the competitive environment you’re used to seeing doesn’t exist here. Instead, the Dragon Duelists will need to adapt to the cards they’ve been given to climb to the top. And a pair of brothers from Mentone, Alabama, Dylan McGaha and Dawson McGaha, are playing at table 1 in the last round of today’s Dragon Duel! Which brother will come out on top? Let’s find out!

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Round 4 Feature Match: Craig Burnett versus Jake Kuenzi

February 7th, 2016

Craig Burnett from McDonough, Georgia and Jake Kuenzi from Weyauwega, Wisconsin both currently have 2-1 records in the tournament. Burnett is using an Infernoid Deck that takes advantage of Magical Spring to draw additional cards, discard Infernoid Monsters, and prevent his opponent from destroying his or her own cards in the Pendulum Zone. Kuenzi is using a Performapal Dracoslayer Deck made possible by Breakers of Shadow. Only one of these Duelists will advance with a 3-1 record. It’s time to Duel!

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QQ: Which Deck Do You Think Will Win This Weekend?

February 6th, 2016

QQ stands for Quick Questions! Lots of different Decks are competing this weekend, but only one will win. I surveyed the Duelists in attendance this weekend to see which Deck they think will rise above all others. Check out their responses!

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Round 3 Feature Match: Jake Valliere versus Tyler Hicks

February 6th, 2016

Jake Valliere traveled down to YCS Atlanta with a group of friends from Long Island, New York. He’s 2-0 with a Performapal Pendulum Deck with some interesting tech, and he’s facing Tyler Hicks from Calhoun, Georgia running his own version of the Performapal Deck. Before a few months ago, the last time Hicks played the game was 4 years ago, topping a Regional Qualifier with Chaos Dragons.

Hicks won the roll and elected to go first.

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