Welcome back to the ARG Circuit Series Championship here in Cleveland, OH! First we have James Guerrero from Jersey City, New Jersey and he is playing Water. His opponent is a multiple premier event winner so he is no stranger to being in a tough position, he is from Philadelphia, PA and is playing Geargiartifacts. James rolls a 9 to Tyree’s 6 and will be going first.
James opts to go first and opens with Atlantean Marksman, Allure of Darkness, Forbidden Lance, Mind Control, and Upstart Goblin. He Upstarts into Genex Controller bringing Tyree to 9000. He sets one and passes.
Tyree draws and activates 2 Upstarts to bring James to 10,000. He summons Cardcar D and sets 2 back row. He tributes it to draw 2.
James draws Mermail Abyssleed for turn. He ends doing nothing for his turn.
Tyree Normal Summons Cardcar D and sets 2. He tributes Cardcar D to draw 2 and ends.
James draws Soul Charge for turn. He activates Allure to draw Torrential Tribute, and Mermail Abysslinde and banishes Genex Controller. He sets Torrential and Abysslinde to end.
Tyree sets another back row and a monster to end.
James draws Abyssgunde for turn. He ends.
Tyree Flip Summons Geargiarmor and searches Geargiaccelerator. He Normal SUmmons Geargiarsenal into James’ Torrential which gets Wiretap. Tributes Geargiarsenal for Geargiano and Geargiano for Geargiarsenal. Next he Special Summons Geargiaccelerator and Xyz Summons Gear Gigant X. He activates the effect to add another Geargiaccelerator to hand and Special Summons it. Continuing Geargiarmor and Geargiaccelerator are used to Xyz Summon Evigishki Merrowgeist and attacks into Mermail Abysslinde, activating the effect of Merrowgeist to send Abysslinde back to the deck by detaching a material. Gear Gigant X attacks directly for 2300 dropping James to 7700 and then sets a back row to end.
James draws Bottomless Trap Hole for turn. He sets Abyssgunde and a back row to end his turn.
Tyree draws and activates Gear Gigant X and gets Arsenal back from the Graveyard to his hand. Next he attacks over the set Abyssgunde, not activating Merrowgeist’s effect and directly with Gear Gigant X for 2300 putting James at 6400. In Main Phase 2 he summons Arsenal into Bottomless and passes.
James draws Majesty’s Fiend for his turn and concedes unable to make any plays! James draws an unplayable hand thanks to Evigishki Merrowgeist. James will be going first.
James open with 4 set Spells and traps to end.
Tyree sets 3 back row and attempts to end. Abyss-Sphere is activated in Main Phase 2 and Maxx “C” is chained by Tyree to draw a card. He stays in Main Phase 2 and sets another back row and ends, Sphere destroys itself to destroy Abysslinde which triggers its effect to Special Summon Mermail Abysspike ditching Atlantean Marksman to add Genex Undine to his hand. Marksman destroys the set Geargiarmor and Mystical Space Typhoon is activated and hits Tyree’s set Torrential Tribute.
James draws for turn and Normal Summons Undine to send Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls and add Genex Controller. He attacks directly with both for 2800 dropping Tyree to 5200.
Tyree summons Geargiano and it gets hit by Breakthrough Skill. Sets 2 back row to end.
James draws Dark Hole for turn. He Normal Summons Controller for turn into Needle Ceiling destroying everything. He banishes 2 for Tidal and attacks into Dimensional Prison but Forbidden Lance saves it and Tyree for 1800 dropping Tyree to 3400.
Tyree Normal Summons Cardcar D and tributes it to draw 2 cards.
James draws Soul Charge for turn. He activates the Soul Charge for 2, Abysspike and Controller, with Abysspike activating its effect discarding Tidal but is shut down by Breakthrough Skill. Continuing he Synchros with both monsters into Black Rose Dragon with no effect to end.
Tyree Summons Geargiarsenal tributing it for Geargiarmor. He flips the Geargiarmor facedown and sets 2 back row to end.
James draws and Normal Summons Genex Undine sending Marksman and adding Controller to hand. James targets the facedown Geargiarmor with Marksman’s effect and with that Tyree concedes into a game 3!
James draws all of the cards he needs to push through Tyree’s back row and comes up with a big win to take this to game 3. Tyree will be going first.
Tyree leads us off with Geargiarsenal to Geargiano back to Geargiarsenal for Gear Gigant X. He activates the effect to get Accelerator from the deck. He sets 3 to end.
James opens with a hand of Soul Charge, Royal Decree, 2 Genex Undine, Black Horn of Heaven and Mermail Abyssturge. He draws for turn and Normal Summons Undine to send Atlantean Heavy Infantry to destroy Gear Gigant X, letting Tyree Special Summon Geargiano in Defense. He attacks over the Geargiaon and sets 3 back row and ends.
Tyree Normal Summons Accelerator for his turn. He attacks over Undine for 200 dropping James to 7800 and then ends.
James draws Mind Control for turn. He Summons Abyssturge and Mind Controls Gergiaccelerator to Xyz Summon Lavalval Chain, Tyree chains Torrential and James activates Royal Decree. Lavalval Chain sends Tidal to the Graveyard. He banishes 2 and attacks over the Geargiaccelerator, letting Tyree to add back Geargiarmor to his hand and directly with Tidal for a total of 2800 dropping Tyree to 5200. He ends with that.
Tyree sets a monster to end.
James draws for turn and Normal Summons Undine to send Marksman and add Controller destroying Accel getting back Arsenal. Banish 2 for Tidal and attacks directly but Mystical Space Typhoon to destroy his set Artifact Moralltach to destroy Tidal and James chains Maxx “C" to draw a card. He turns both of his monsters to defense and sends Mermail Abyssleed to the Graveyard with Lavalval Chain’s effect. He sets a back row to end.
Tyree Normal Summons Geargiarsenal and attacks over both monsters. In Main Phase 2 he tributes Geargiarsenal for Geargiarmor which flips facedown with its effect. He sets a back row to end.
James draws Mystical Space Typhoon for turn. He flips his facedown Soul Charge up to activate it for 3 Mermail Abyssleed, Tidal and Genex Undine taking 3000 to go to 4800. Abyssleed and Tidal are used to Xyz Summon Abyssgaios. Genex Undine and Genex Controller are used to Xyz Summon Ghostrick Alucard to destroy the set Geargiarmor. He sets Mystical Space Typhoon to end.
Tyree draws and then ends.
James draws Allure for turn and activates it to draw Marksman and another Royal Decree. Alucard hits a facedown Moralltach to summon and attempt to activate it’s effect but is shut down by Abyssgaios. He summons Marksman and attacks with Abyssgaios over the attack position Moralltach, Alucard over the defense position Moralltach, directly with Marksman and Dragoon off of Marksman for game!
James Guerrero takes a tough 3 game series against Tyree Tinsely’s Geargiartifact deck with a huge Royal Decree in game 3 vs Tyree’s 2 drawn Moralltach!