ARGCS Indianapolis: Top 4 Jordan Winters (Burning Abyss) vs. Zach Leverett (Shaddolls)

Here we are in our Top 4 Feature Match between Jordan Winters and his Burning Abyss and Zach Leverett and his Shaddolls! We're about to see who will go to the finals!


Game 1

 

Jordan wins the die roll and elects to go second.

Zach starts by setting a monster and ending his turn.

Jordan starts with a summon of Tour Guide from the Underworld to bring out Graff in defense.  He then Xyz Summons Dante in attack.  He follows it up with a Rank-Up-Magic Astral Force to Xyz Summon Constellar Pleiades.  He enters Battle Phase then detaches Tour Guide from the Underworld to bounce Zach's set Hedgehog and hit directly

8000 (Jordan) - 5500 (Zach)

Zach sets a monster and a backrow before ending his turn.  During the End Phase Jordan detaches Graff to bounce Zach's set backrow.  Graff brings out Scarm which dies and lets him add Tour Guide from the Underworld to his hand.

Jordan draws for turn then uses Constellar Pleiades by detaching Dante to bounce Zach's set Hedgehog and add Graff to his hand with the effect of Dante.  He then Normal Summons Tour Guide from the Underworld to bring out Cir to then Xyz another Dante.  He detaches Cir naming three, milling Tour Guide from the Underworld, Vanity's Emptiness, and Supply Squad.  Cir brings back Dante and he attacks for game.

A powerful Rank-Up-Magic Astral Force opening against a weak start by Zach puts him up a game on the way to Top 4.


Game 2

 

Zach elects to go first for Game 2.  He uses Allure of Darkness to draw two and banish Beast.  He sets a monster and two backrow and passes to Jordan.

Jordan starts off by Special Summoning Cir but Zach flips up Vanity's Emptiness to keep it stranded in his hand.  He plays a Supply Squad and Normal Summons Cir.  When he goes to attack, Zach flips up Sinister Shadow Games to send Squamata to send Beast to draw a card.  Jordan runs over Falco which brings back Beast facedown.

Zach flips up Beast to draw two cards and discard Dragon and destroys Jordan's set Vanity's Emptiness.  Beast runs over Cir, netting Jordan a card.  Main Phase 2 Zach sets two backrow and ends his turn.

7400 (Jordan) - 8000 (Zach)

Jordan sets a monster and a backrow then passes back to Zach.  During the End Phase Zach flips up another Sinister Shadow Games to send Beast to the grave to draw himself a card.

Zach Normal Summons Raiden and uses its effect to mill Vanity's Emptiness and Super Polymerization.  He follows up with a Shaddoll Fusion, sending Raiden and Beast to the grave to Fusion Summon El Shaddoll Construct.  El Shaddoll Construct sends Hedgehog to the grave while Beast draws him a car, then Hedgehog adds Squamata to his hand.  During Battle Phase, El Shaddoll Construct runs over Jordan's set Graff.  Graff brings out Cir from his deck while Supply Squad draws Jordan a card.  Main Phase 2 Zach Special Summons Chaos Sorcerer by banishing Raiden and Hedgehog to then banish Jordan's Cir.  He sets one backrow and ends his turn.

Jordan starts his turn by Normal Summoning Mathematician, sending Effect Veiler to the grave.  On resolution of the summon Zach flips up Vanity's Emptiness.  Jordan then runs Mathematician into Chaos Sorcerer to draw two cards.  Main Phase 2 Jordan flips up Mystical Space Typhoon to destroy Zach's set Sinister Shadow Games, but Zach chains it and sends Dragon to the grave, keeping Supply Squad on the field to stop Jordan from Special Summoning any Burning Abyss monsters.  Jordan goes on to use Foolish Burial to send Cir to bring back Graff.  He sets one more to his backrow and ends his turn.

6600 (Jordan) - 8000 (Zach)

During Zach's Draw Phase, Jordan activates Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, discarding Scarm to target Chaos Sorcerer but Zach has Forbidden Lance to keep it around.  He then uses Chaos Sorcerer to banish Graff.  He follows up with a Shaddoll Fusion using Squamata and Raiden from his hand to Fusion Summon El Shaddoll Construct.  Zach passes after swinging with both El Shaddoll Construct.  During the End Phase Jordan adds Tour Guide from the Underworld to his hand.

1000 (Jordan) - 8000 (Zach)

Jordan starts by summoning Tour Guide from the Underworld to bring out Graff.  He then Xyz Summons Dante.  He uses Dante, detaching Tour Guide from the Underworld naming three, milling Raiza, Allure, and Tour Guide from the Underworld.  Dante runs over Zach's Chaos Sorcerer.  Main Phase 2 he sets a backrow and ends his turn.

1000 (Jordan) - 7800 (Zach)

Zach passes without another play, not wanting to trigger Dante or Supply Squad.

Jordan banishes Effect Veiler and Tour Guide from the Underworld to summon Black Luster Soldier which banishes one of Zach's El Shaddoll Constructs.  He passes without another play.

Zach goes into the tank then kills Black Luster Soldier with his El Shaddoll Construct.  Main Phase 2 he sets a backrow and ends his turn.

Jordan sets a monster and a backrow then ends his turn.

Zach passes without a play.

Jordan starts off by using Mystical Space Typhoon on Zach's set Super Polymerization which he chains, discading Shaddoll Fusion to fuse Dante and El Shaddoll Construct into another El Shaddoll Construct.  Dante adds Cir to Jordan's hand while Graff gets Scarm from the deck and SUpply Squad draws him a card.  El Shaddoll Construct adds Shaddoll Fusion to his hand.  Jordan uses Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, discarding Cir to to spin El Shaddoll Construct.  He flips up Mathematician then attacks with both.  Main Phase 2 he overlays for Downerd Magician then tributes Mathematician for Vanity's Fiend.  He sets one more backrow and ends his turn.

1000 (Jordan) - 5300 (Zach)

Zach sets a monster and a backrow before ending his turn.  During the End Phase Jordan uses Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, discarding Vanity's Fiend to spin Zach's set Lyla.  Jordan Normal Summons Tour Guide from the Underworld and swings with the team for game!


 

Jordan Winters moves onto the finals to face Jeff Jones in a Burning Abyss mirror match!

 

 

Joe Soto

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