ARG Circuit Series Championship Round 4: Brandon Ball (Geargia) Vs. Michael Glowacki (HAT)

Welcome to Round 4 everyone we have another awesome feature match for you guys. First we have Brandon Ball from Chicago, IL playing Geargia. Next we have Michael Glowacki who is also from Chicago, IL playing HAT. Who will win this battle of friends? Lets find out!

Game 1

Brandon opens with Geargiarsenal tributing it to Special Summon Geargiarmor. Upstart gives him an extra card and bring Micahel to 9000. He sets the Geargiarmor with it’s effect and sets 3 back row to end.

Michael opens with Traptrix Myrmeleo, Solemn Warning, Artifact Moralltach, Artifact Ignition, Breakthrough Skill, and he draws for turn. Traptrix Myrmeleo is Normal Summoned but is shut down by Breakthrough Skill. Michael sets 5 and ends his turn.

Brandon draws for his turn and Flip Summons Geargiarmor but it’s shut down by Michael’s copy of Breakthrough Skill! He Normal Summons Geargiarsenal and Michael activates Solemn Warning paying 2000 and dropping him to 7000, but Brandon activates Wiretap to shuffle it back in the deck. Brandon proceeds to Battle Phase and attacks over the Myrmeleo with Geargiarsenal for 300 putting Michael at 6700 and directly with Geargiarmor for 110o taking him to 5600. He tributes the Geargiarsenal to Special Summon Geargiarmor but Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare and end phase ignition destroying a set moral and setting a Moralltach but tthn is activated to destroy it.

Micahel draws Artifact Sanctum for his turn. He sets it and ends.

Brandon draws and Artifact Sanctrum is activated Special Summoning Beagalltach to destroy the Moralltach but it’s shut down by Breaktrhough Skill in the graveyard. He Sets the Armor and Flip Summons it to search for Geargiaccelerator from the deck. Both monsters are used to Xyz Summon Gear Gigant X. Gear Gigant X uses it’s effect to add a Geargiarmor back from the Graveyard. He proceeds into Battle Phase to attack over the Moralltach for 200 dropping Michael to 6800. He sets a monster and a back row to end.

Michael draws Artifact Sanctum for his turn and concedes with that.

Brandon Ball opens with Geargiarmor and makes Michael Glowacki use his backrow quickly enough to take a commanding Game 1.Michael opts to go first in Game 2.

Game 2

Michael opens with Malevolent Catastrophe, Artifact Sanctum, Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare, Traptrix Dionaea, and Needle Ceiling. He sets Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare and Artifact Sanctum to end his turn.

Brandon sets a monster and 3 back row to end his turn.

Michael draws Artifact Moralltach for his turn. He sets the Artifact Moralltach, Malevolent Catastrophe, and Needle Ceiling to end his turn.

Brandon Flip Summons Fire Hand and attacks for 1600 dropping Michael to 6400. He sets a monster and ends his turn.

Michael draws another Artifact Sanctum for his turn. He sets the Dionaea and ends with that.

Brandon activates Upstart Goblin taking Michael to 7400. He Flip Summons the set Geargiarmor and uses its effect to search for Geargiaccelerator to his hand. Geargiarmor uses its effect to set itself back facedown and Fire Hand is changed to Defense and that ends his turn.

Michael draws Artifact Ignition for his turn. He just passes back for that.

Brandon Flip Summons Geargiarmor to search Geargiarsenal to hand. He sets Geargiarmor with its effect and sets a back row to end.

Michael draws another Artifact Ignition for his turn and ends.

Brandon Flip Summons Geargiarmor again but this time searching for Geargiaccelerator. He sets the Geargiarmor with its effect and sets a monster to end.

Michael draws Soul Charge and ends.

Brandon Flip Summons Geargiarmor for the third time and searches for another Geargiaccelerator. He Special Summons a copy of Geargiaccelerator and uses it with Geargiarmor to Xyz Summon Gear Gigant X. Gear Gigant X uses its effect but is shut down by Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare and is destroyed. He continues Flip Summoning his set Geargiarmor to search for another copy of Geargiarsenal. Geargiarsenal is summoned and used with Geargiaccelerator to Xyz Summon another Gear Gigant X in Defense. Michael activates Artifact Sanctum to Special Summon Artifact Moralltach and attempts to destroy the Gear Gigant X but its effect is negated by Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare and the Moralltach is destroyed. He ends and discards Geargiarmor to meet his hand size limit.

Michael draw Soul Charge for his turn. He Flip Summons Traptrix Dionaea and attacks over the Gear Gigant. In Main Phase 2 he sets 2 cards and ends.

Brandon turns Fire Hand to attack and attacks into Traptrix Dionaea to destroy itself and destroy the Dionaea, which lets him summon Ice Hand. The Ice Hand attacks directly and Malevolent Catastrophe is activated, Michael chains Artifact Ignition and Artifact Sanctum but Sanctum is negated by Wiretap. The chain resolves setting a Moralltach but both Moralltachs are banished by Ally of Justice Cycle Reader and Ice hand deals 1400 to Michael dropping to 6000. Main Phase 2 he Normal Summons Geargiarsenal and Special Summons Geargiaccelerator. The Ice Hand and Geargiacclerator are used to Xyz Summon Daigusto Emeral. Emeral lets him put back Geargiarmor, Gear Gigant X and Geargiarsenal to draw 2 cards. He tributes the Geargiarsenal to Special Summon Geargiarmor. He Sets the Gergiarmor with its effect to end.

Michael draws Mst for turn. He sets Ignition and MST to end.

Brandon uses Emeral to put Fire, Ice, and Armor back in the deck to draw 2. He Flip Summons Armor to search Accelerator. Nomral Summons Ice Hand and attacks with his 3 monsters dropping Michael to 1700. He sets the Armor with its effect and sets a back row to end. Artifact Ignition is activated to destroy Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare and set Beagalltach to the back row.

Michael draws Dark Hole for turn and activates it but concedes unable to deal with all of the advantage Brandon has!

Apparently Geargia isn't dead due to the loss of two Geargiagear, Brandon Ball moves onto Round 5 with a perfect 4-0 record playing it!

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