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Top 16 Feature Match: Vincent Wong Versus Baptiste Derouin

November 6th, 2022

Only one Floowandereeze Duelist is left in the Main Event here at YCS Pasadena, and it’s France’s Baptiste Derouin! He’s facing off against Vincent Wong, from right here in Los Angeles. What makes this Match unique? There are no Ishizu Fairy cards in either Deck.

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Top 32 Feature Match: Dominic Couch Versus Carlos Rosario

November 6th, 2022

After 11 grueling rounds of play, we’re finally in the Top 32! We have Team YCS Las Vegas Champion Dominic Couch hailing from Georgia against Carlos Rosario from Puerto Rico! This is his first YCS Top Cut finish and he’s against an absolute titan!

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The Top Cut Prizes!

November 6th, 2022

Now that we’re in the Top 32 here at YCS Pasadena, it’s a great time to look at the prizes up for grabs in the YCS Main Event! 

Everybody who makes the Top 32 earns their invite to the next World Championship Qualifier. To commemorate their achievement, they also receive a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat, featuring the new YCS Prize Card, Anotherverse Dragon!

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Round 11 Feature Match: Chris LeBlanc Versus Jesse Simnegar

November 6th, 2022

Chris LeBlanc won his fourth YCS title just two weeks ago at YCS Minneapolis, and now he’s back, clinging to a shot at the Top 32 here in the final Swiss Round of Day 2! His opponent is in the same situation: precariously perched on the bubble, wondering if even a win is enough to get him a seat in the Top Cut.

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Round 10 Feature Match: Kamal Crooks Versus Justin Delhon

November 6th, 2022

Florida’s own Kamal Crooks is facing off against Canada’s Justin Delhon! Both Duelists are familiar names on the YCS circuit, and both are extremely successful: Crooks is a multi-time YCS winner and Delhon has finished in the Top Cut of 9 events himself, still looking for his first win. With a record of 7-2 for both men here at YCS Pasadena, a loss here is the end of their tournament run. It’ll be an exciting match, full of intensity and skillful play.

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Round 9 Feature Match: Blake Funderburke Versus Vladis Baranovskis

November 6th, 2022

Day 1 is almost over, and with two more Swiss Rounds tomorrow before the Top Cut, every win is precious! Blake Funderburke is fresh off a big finish at YCS Quito last month, where he took 3rd Place with his teammates Esala Wathuthantrige and Aaron Chase Furman. Funderburke’s three for three in Team YCS events: he made the Top Cuts at Team YCS Atlanta and Team YCS Las Vegas as well. But today he’s on his own, sitting at Table 16 with a 7-1 record, in striking distance of the Top Cut tomorrow.

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Round 8 Feature Match: Shunping Xu Versus Michael Thomas

November 5th, 2022

Saturday’s Speed Duel GIANT CARD Winners!

November 5th, 2022

Some of the coolest prizes of the weekend are awarded in Speed Duel ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! tournaments, and now the first Speed Duel Giant Cards of the weekend have been awarded!

From Left To Right: 3rd Place Finisher Steven Jesus De Lara, 1st Place Winner Tuan Khoi Hoang Nguyen, and 2nd Place Finisher Brian Xelo

There’s more Speed Duel GIANT CARD action coming tomorrow, with all-new Giant-sized and jumbo prize cards, so be sure to check back Sunday to see what was up for grabs here at YCS Pasadena!

Saturday’s ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! Winners

November 5th, 2022

The Saturday ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! tournament is now over, and these are your Top 3 prize-winning Duelists…

From Left To Right: 3rd Place Finisher Michael Perez, 1st Place Winner Simon He, and 2nd Place Finisher Juan Carlos Nunez-Aspeitia!
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Round 7 Feature Match: Jake Quinsee Versus Johnny Nguyen

November 5th, 2022

Jake Quinsee has once again traveled from the United Kingdom, competing in another North American YCS! Quinsee’s on Ishizu Tearlaments, teched with Diviner of the Herald and Herald of Orange Light. But his opponent is Johnny Nguyen, also known as YouTube creator aznpersuasion2008, piloting a Runick build that’s been taking down Ishizu Decks all day long! Both of these Duelists are undefeated with a single tie, sitting at Table 10, so this could be a tight Match.

Let’s see how it goes.

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