ARGCS Seattle Final: Anthony Eckroth (Burning Abyss) vs. Rosty Elkun (Qliphorts)

It all comes down to this! Anthony Eckroth comes in finishing 1st place after Day 1, trying to complete a feat no other 1 seed as done at an ARGCS: claim the title. He will have to go through Rosty Elkun, who surely will not go down without a fight! Both players have vanquished many a foe to get to finals, including playing against this same match-up in their Top 4 matches (Buring Abyss vs. Qliphorts). Who will be the newest ARGCS champion and win the crown in Seattle? Rosty wins the dice roll and chooses to go first in this Read more


4 duelists now remain in the Emerald City, and here we have two people that have had multiple features here this weekend. On one end we have Anthony Eckroth who finished in 1st place after Day 1, dropping only 1 game all weekend (which happened in his other written feature match)! His opponent is Luka Soskic, who we just featured in Top 8. The winner would go on to face Rosty Elkun in the finals, while the other will have to settle for the 3rd/4th place match against Chris Hentz. Anthony wins the dice roll and elects to go first. Read more


Only 8 players remain fighting for first place here in Seattle. In the Top 8 we have Jackie Bernal with Burning Abyss going up against Luka Soskic with Qliphorts. Jackie topped a previous ARGCS event with Burning Abyss, but this is Luka’s first ARGCS top! Luka also had a written feature match yesterday in which he defeated Burning Abyss. Who will prevail? Jackie rolls snake eyes to Luka’s 10. He elects to start. Game 1   Luka begins with Summoner’s Art, grabbing Scout. Scout is put in the pendulum zone, and Luka pays 800 to search his deck for Saqlifice. He Read more


Welcome to Day 2 of ARGCS Seattle! Nearly 200 duelists came into Day 1 vying for the sole prize of champion, and we have narrowed it down to the Top 16 players. In today’s first round of the playoff cut, we have ARGCS veteran Rosty Elkun with Qliphorts, going up against Jake Ruger with Satellarknights. With some interesting tech choices by both players, will they give someone significant leverage in this match-up? We’re about to find out! Jake rolls a 1 while Rosty rolls a 2, and Rosty will elect to go first. Game 1   Rosty starts off with Read more


With two rounds remaining in Day 1, many players are playing on the bubble. Both of these players are playing with a record a 5-1, and they both had victories in feature matches earlier today. Prior to the match, both players agreed to draw their match, but they would play it out in hopes of future match-ups against the opposing decks. Luka wins the dice roll and will start game 1. Game 1   Luka starts off with Pot of Duality, revealing Raigeki, MST and Scout. He searches Saqlifice. 8000 (Chancy) – 7200 (Luka) Chancy  plays El Shaddoll Fusion, to Read more


This is the last round of Day 1 at ARG Circuit Series Seattle. For this round’s feature, we have Kritin Deo with Qliphorts and Alexander Lisgathe running Artifact Shaddolls. Both of these players are 5-2 headed into the round, so the winner with tiebreakers may make it into the Top 16! Game 1 Kritin starts off the game by playing Upstart Goblin, followed by another Upstart. He activates Scout, searching for Carrier, Kritin normal summons Carrier, equips it with Saqlifice, sets two backrow and passes. 7200 (Kritin) – 10000 (Alexander) Alexander starts his turn by setting a monster and three Read more


Round 6 is upon us here in the Emerald City, and this round we have a match between Tyler Yu and Anthony Eckroth. We featured Anthony Eckroth earlier today where he won against this same match-up, Burning Abyss against Chaos Shaddoll. Tyler is starting off going first this game. Game 1   Tyler starts off by summoning Mathematician, sending Squamata, which sends Falco. He special summons Falco from the grave with its effect, sets two backrows, and passes. Anthony reveals Alich, and Tyler lets the special summon go through. Anthony normal summons Calcab, and overlays into Dante. He detaches Calcab, Read more


This is  Round 5 of ARG Circuit Series Seattle. Here we have Diego Haltom running Qliphorts against Same Johanson playing Buning Abyss. Sam wins the dice roll and elects to go first in game 1. Game 1   Sam starts off with Tour Guide, which he normal summons. He specials Graff from deck and overlays for Dante. He detaches Graff to mill Mystical Space Typhoon. Sam specials Scarm from deck, sets two cards and passes. Diego activates Scout in his pendulum zone, pays 800, but Sam activates Fire Lake. Same sends Scarm and Dante to destroy Scout. Sam adds Graff Read more


We are nearing the halfway point of Day 1, and coming up we have another match pitting Burning Abyss against Chaos Shaddoll. Anthony is running Burning Abyss while Brian is running Chaos Shaddoll. Brian wins the dice roll and will go first. Game 1   Brian starts off shuffling his hand vigorously, but ends up passing. Anthony begins with Tour Guide, special summoning Graff from deck. “You run Gorz? If not you lose.” Brian asked Anthony to play it out. He overlays for Dante, detaching Graff and milling Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, Allure of Darkness, and Scarm. Graff special summons Read more


Moving on to Round 3, we have Charlie running Burning Abyss against Luka running Qliphorts. Luka wins the dice roll and opts to start the match. Game 1   Luka activates Upstart Goblin to draw a card, and follows it up with Pot of Duality. Duality reveals Bottomless Trap Hole, Helix and Disk. Luka adds Bottomless Trap Hole. He normal summons Helix and activates Saqlifice. He sets two and passes. 9000 (Charlie) – 8000 (Luka) Charlie reveals Rubic and Luka responds with Vanity’s Emptiness. Charlie sets a monster and a facedown spell or trap and passes. Luke attacks with Helix Read more