ARG Circuit Series Atlantic City: Top 16 Tyree Tinsley (Satellarknights) vs. Daniel Cunningham (Satellarknights)

We're here on Day 2 for the Top 16 of the ARG Circuit Series Atlantic City!  This round we'll get to feature two-time YCS champion and ARG's own Tyree Tinsley up against Daniel Cunningham in a Satellarknight mirror match for the ages!  Both players have put their own spin on their archetype and have each found success this weekend.  But only one of them will make it to the Top 8, we're about to find out who!


Game 1

 

Daniel Normal Summons Satellarknight Deneb to get Satellarknight Altair.  A Pot of Duality reveals Stellarnova Alpha, Time-Space Trap Hole, and Dimensional Prison, adding Stellarnova Alpha.  He sets two backrow and passes.

Tyree draws for turn and starts off with a Mystical Space Typhoon on Daniel's Call of the Haunted.  He then Normal Summons Satellarknight Unukalhai to send Deneb to the grave.  Unukalhai runs over Deneb.  He sets one and passes.

8000 (Tyree) - 7700 (Daniel)

Daniel begins with a Reinforcement of the Army to add a copy of Satellarknight Vega to his hand.  He Normal Summons Satellarknight Vega to bring out Altair which brings back Deneb from the grave.  In response, Tyree flips up Torrential Tribute but Daniel chains Stellarnova Alpha to sacrifice Deneb and stop the destruction while adding Vega to his hand with Deneb's effect.  He then Xyz Summons for Castel, the Skyblaster Musketeer to send Tyree's Unukalhai back into the deck.  He passes without any backrow.

Tyree Normal Summons Altair to bring back Deneb and search out a copy of Vega.  He then Xyz Summons Number 80: Rhapsody in Berserk, banishing Vega and Deneb from Tyree's grave.  He sets one and passes.

Daniel Normal Summons Vega which Special Summons Deneb to add Unukalhai to his hand.  Castel runs over Rhapsody then Vega and Deneb attack directly.  MP2 he Xyz Summons Cairngorgon, the Antiluminescent Knight.  End Phase Tyree brings back Altair with CotH to bring back Deneb and add another Altair to his hand.

Tyree starts his turn with an Xyz Summon for Starliege Paladynamo who uses it's effect on Cairngorgon but Daniel uses its effect to redirect to Castel.  Tyree then Normals Vega to Special Summon Altair to bring back Deneb to search the third Altair.  Tyree then Xyz Summons Stellarknight Delteros.  Delteros runs over Cairngorgon.  Main Phase 2 he sets one backrow and passes the turn.

5300 (Tyree) - 7650 (Daniel)

Daniel Normal Summons Altair in an attempt to bring back Deneb but Tyree responds with a Breakthrough Skill to stop the effect.  Daniel goes on to Soul Charge for Vega and Deneb.  Vega summons Alsahm while Deneb searches Altair.  He then Xyz Summons Number 50: Blackship of Corn and Number 101: Silent Honor ARK on Delteros.  Corn is then used on Paladynamo.  He sets one backrow and passes.

3300 (Tyree) - 5650 (Daniel)

Tyree uses Upstart Goblin.  He then Normal Summons Altair to bring back Deneb to add Unukalhai to his hand.  He Xyz Summons Daigusto Emeral to send Altair, Rhapsody in Berserk, and Starliege Paladynamo back to the deck but Daniel has Breakthrough Skill!  Tyree scoops it up with a hand full of monsters, unable to do anything else.


Game 2

 

Daniel Normal Summon Unukalhai to send Alsahm.  He sets four backrow and passes.

Tyree draws for turn then uses Reinforcement of the Army for Unukalhai.  He Normal Summons Unukalhai to send Deneb while Daniel chains Bottomless Trap Hole.  Tyree follows up with a Pot of Duality, revealing Mystical Space Typhoon, Breakthrough Skill, and Vega, adding MST to his hand.  He sets four backrow and passes.

Daniel swings with Unukalhai then passes.  End Phase Tyree uses Call of the Haunted but Daniel has MST.

6200 (Tyree) - 8000 (Daniel)

Tyree Normal Summons Thunder King Rai-Oh.  He sets one and passes.

6200 (Tyree) - 7900 (Daniel)

Daniel draw set passes, End Phase Tyree's MST hits Compulsory Evacuation Device.

Tyree swings and passes.

6200 (Tyree) - 6000 (Daniel)

Daniel passes without a play.

Tyree swings again with Thunder King.

6200 (Tyree) - 4100 (Daniel)

Daniel Normal Summons Altair but Tyree has Breakthrough Skill...yet Daniel chains Wiretap to push the effect through.  He then brings back Unukalhai which sends Deneb to the grave.  He Xyz Summons Cairngorgon, Antiluminescent Knight but Tyree destroys it with Thunder King Rai-Oh.

Tyree Normal Summons Deneb to add Altair to his hand.  A Pot of Duality reveals Call of the Haunted, Altair, and Upstart Goblin, adding Call of the Haunted.  He sets two backrow and passes.

6200 (Tyree) - 2600 (Daniel) 

Daniel flips up Reinforcement of the Army to add Altair to his hand.  He then Normal Summons Altair to bring back Deneb but in response Tyree chains Call of the Haunted to bring back Thunder King Rai-Oh.  Daniel flips up Stellarnova Alpha but Tyree flips up his own Alpha!  Daniel immediately scoops it up as we move to a deciding Game 3!


Game 3

 

Daniel elects to go second.  Tyree starts with a Pot of Duality revealing rota, upstart and dprison, adding rota to search deneb whcih is summoned to add Unukalhai to his hand.  He then sets three cards and passes the turn.

Daniel draws for turn then Normal Summons Deneb but Tyree flips up Breakthrough Skill to stop the effect.  Daniel crashes his Deneb into Tyree's during Battle Phase.  He then sets two cards to his backrow and passes.

Tyree Normal Summons Altair to bring back Deneb but Daniel chains D.D. Crow!  Altair swings then Tyree passes the turn.

8000 (Tyree) - 6300 (Daniel)

Daniel flips up Reinforcement of the Army to search Unukalhai.  Tyree chains Stellarnova Alpha but Daniel flips up his own in response.  Unukalhai then sends Alsahm to the grave.  Pot of Duality reveals Warning, Stellarnova Alpha, and Dimensional Prison, adding Solemn Warning.  He sets two and passes.

Tyree starts his turn off with a Normal Summon of Deneb but Daniel stops it with Solemn Warning.

8000 (Tyree) - 4300 (Daniel) 

Daniel Normal Summons Vega to Special Altair which brings back Deneb to add Altair while  Tyree wipes the board with Torrential Tribute.  Daniel follows up with a Soul Charge to bring back Alsahm and Unukalhai, burning Tyree for 1000 and sending Deneb to the grave.  He then Xyz summons Rhapsody in Berserk, banishing Altair and Deneb.

7000 (Tyree) - 2300 (Daniel)

Tyree draws for turn then Normal Summons Unukalhai to send Deneb.  Daniel chains BTH.  Tyree Soul charges for Deneb to add Altair to his hand.  He sets one card and passes.

6000 (Tyree) - 2300 (Daniel)

Daniel Normal Summons Altair but Tyree responds with Stellarnova Alpha.

Tyree plays Altair to bring back Deneb to add a Vega to his hand.  Altair attacks over Rhapsody in Berserk.  Main Phase 2 he uses Upstart Goblin to draw a card then Xyz Summons Heroic Champion - Gandiva.  He sets one and passes.

6000 (Tyree) - 3300 (Daniel)

Daniel Reinforcement of the Army for Altair.  He Normal Summons Altair to bring back Deneb to add Vega to his hand.  Tyree uses Gandiva to destroy Deneb.  Daniel sets one and passes.

Tyree draws then runs over Altair with Gandiva.  Main Phase 2 he sets one backrow and passes.

6000 (Tyree) - 2900 (Daniel)

Daniel Summons Vega to bring out Unukalhai which sends Deneb to the grave.  Tyree uses Gandiva to destroy Unukalhai.  Daniel passes

Tyree runs over Vega with Gandiva.

6000 (Tyree) - 2000 (Daniel)

Daniel draws sets passes.

Tyree swings for letahl but Daniel flips up Compulsory Evacuation Device.  Main Phase 2 he summons Altair but Daniel has Vanity's Emptiness in response.  Daniel flips up the top card of his deck (an MST) and offers the handshake in concession.


Tyree moves onto the Top 8 with Satellarknights!

 

Joe Soto

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