All posts in Day 1 (7-26)

We have a battle of X-1’s here in Round 4.  Jarred Randolph is running Spellbooks while Dirk Wagner is running HAT.  Spellbooks are notorious for having a good matchup against HAT, so we’ll see if Dirk is able to go against this philosophy and take a win! Dirk elects to go first after winning the die roll.  He Normal Summons Kuribandit then sets three. During the End Phase he excavates Artifact Moralltach, Pot of Duality, Artifact Sanctum, Kuribandit, and Upstart Goblin, adding Sanctum. Jarred draws for turn then Normal Summons Spellbook Magician but Dirk Chains Breakthrough Skill.  During Battle Phase Read more


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 Read more


Place Name Points 1 Bauzon, Ray 12 2 Phinney, Jake 12 3 Bermudez, Jordan 12 4 Foster, Jordian 12 5 Nistico, Matthew 12 6 Crawley, Pierce 12 7 Aguero, Hansel 12 8 Vansant, Alex 12 9 Parreno, Pedro 12 10 Sheahan, Scott 12 11 Smith, Frazier 12 12 Klein, Kevin 12 13 Musgrove, Larry 12 14 Sciulli, Anthony 12 15 Mattingly, Luke 12 16 Guo, Eaton 12 17 Silverman, Steve 12 18 Tinsley, Tyree 12 19 Klaus, Steve 12 20 Salkovitch, Ned 12 21 Ball, Brandon 12 22 Rowe, Tommy 12 23 Jones, Jeffrey 12 24 Kheireddine, Sehabi 12 25 Read more


  Welcome back everyone! We have a great match chosen for this Round 3 feature. First we have Marcello Barberi from Rome, Italy playing Mermail. Side note he won our 1k in 1 day yesterday with the same deck, so we’ll be able to see if he can repeat that success. Next his opponent is Jordan Winters from Cincinnati, OH playing HAT. Jordan has had some success in the tournament scene getting 3rd place at two ARG Circuit Series events, so this should be an awesome match. Jordan wins the dice roll and will be going first. Lets jump right Read more


ARG D.C. Champ Nate Forte is battling it out against veteran Sean McCabe.  Nate is once again championing the deck that gave him his victory, Madolche, while Sean is piloting the dominating force from last format in Geargia.  Both decks can play the slow game or explode with devastating combos.  We’re about to find out which archetype moves on undefeated! Nate goes first and Normal Summons Madolche Anjelly to bring out Madolche Hootcake in defense which gets Madolche Messengelato which then searches Madolche Ticket. He plays ticket sets one and passes. Sean sets two and passes.  During the End Phase Read more


We’re already in Round 2 and we have a HAT mirror match featuring your 2014 ARG Player’s Champion, Alyx Lisgathe!  He’s decided to forgo the Spellbooks that gave him victory yesterday in favor of the format saturating HAT.  Roman Welden is also bringing HAT to the table.  We’re about to see which duelists’s HAT variant is the finest! Alyx wins the die roll and decides to go first.  He Normal Summons Kuribdandit and sets three, and during the End Phase excavates Compulsory Evacuation Device, Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare, Artifact Beagalltach, Artifact Sanctum, and Artifact Ignition, adding Artifact Sanctum. Roman begins Read more


Place Name Points 1 Bermudez, Jordan 9 2 Cyncowicz, Robert 9 3 Brink, Brady 9 4 Chen, Ching 9 5 Berman, Steven 9 6 Forte, Nate 9 7 Mock, Joshua 9 8 Nevin, Brandon 9 9 Parreno, Pedro 9 10 Stachowiak, Jacob 9 11 Vansant, Alex 9 12 Nistico, Matthew 9 13 Trepanier, Dave 9 14 Bauzon, Ray 9 15 Crawley, Pierce 9 16 Sheahan, Scott 9 17 Foster, Jordian 9 18 LeDuc, Tim 9 19 Phinney, Jake 9 20 Chicaiza, Stanley 9 21 Irak, Nicholas 9 22 Sciulli, Anthony 9 23 Smith, Frazier 9 24 Hojnacki, Phillip 9 25 Read more


Alright we’re going to find out who is going to the Finals to play against Luke Feeney for the Players Championship here in Cleveland! We have a rematch of our Round 1 feature. Reintroducing Alyxander Lisgathe, he is playing Spellbooks and his opponent Ned Salkovitch is playing Traptrix Artifacts. Game 1 Ned wins the dice roll and will be opening us up with 4 set cards. Alyx opens with Spellbook of Secrets, Spellbook of Eternity, Spellbook of Life, Pot of Duality, High Priestess of Prophecy and Justice of Prophecy. He activates secrets to search his deck for Spellbook of the Read more


First thing is first, It feels so good to be back. It has been 3 months since I have been at a Circuit Series due to a car accident on my way to YCS Las Vegas. Well well well here we go, it’s been a year in the making. We have Alyxander Litsgathe from Hollywood, CA playing…he got 2nd at the Richmond ARGCS. His opponent Ned Salkovitch from Springfield, New Jersey playing a Traptrix Artifact variant, he topped the Philadelphia ARGCS. Let us get underway with this Round 1 Feature Match! Ned wins the roll and opts to summon a Read more


Welcome duelists to the Top 8 of the Winner’s Bracket!  We have a pseudo-mirror match on our hands here with Ned running the Nationals-dominating HAT deck, while Andrew Paller has mashed together all of the top archetypes as his deck includes Geargia, Traptrix, Hand, and Artifact monsters!  Which advantage engine will be able to move onto the semifinals?   Ned won the die roll and elects to go first.  He starts with a Pot of Duality, revealing Soul Charge and two Artifact Moralltach.  He adds one of the Moralltach to his hand.  He sets four to his backrow then passes Read more