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Adrian Sean Shakir – HAT Main Deck: 3 Traptrix Myrmeleo 2 Traptrix Dionae 2 Artifact Moralltach 3 Fire Hand 2 Ice Hand 3 Maxx “C” 1 Cardcar D 2 Pot of Duality 2 Pot of Dichotomy 1 Soul Charge 1 Mystical Space Typhoon 1 Book of Moon 1 Double Cyclone 3 Artifact Sanctum 3 Fiendish Chain 2 Traptrix Traphole Nightmare 2 Wiretap 1 Torrential Tribute 1 Bottomless Trap Hole 1 Solemn Warning 1 Vanity’s Emptiness 1 Memory of an Adversary 1 Black Horn of Heaven Side Deck: 1 D.D. Crow 1 Dark Hole 1 Mind Control 1 Mystical Space Typhoon Read more

We’re finally here!  The Grand Finals of the first ever ARG Player’s Championship!  Luke Feeney has battled his way through the winner’s bracket to earn his seat here, while Alyx Lisgathe has had to fight his way up from the Loser’s Bracket for a chance at the title.  The odds are stacked in favor of Luke, however, as he only has to win one match while Alyx must beat him twice.  Will Spellbooks be able to dethrone the format juggernaut that is HAT or will HAT continue its dominating run through the Player’s Championship?   Alyx won game one before Read more

We’re all the way to the Top 4 of the Loser’s Bracket.  These duelists have fought long and hard after suffering an earlier defeat, but they still have a chance at glory!  Aaron is running HAT, a deck we have seen countless times today already, while Alyx is championing the Spellbook archetype.  Will Alyx’s Spellcasters be able to topple Aaron’s HAT? Alyx wins the die roll and elects to go first.  He simply sets two to his backrow and passes. Araron sets two to his backrow, plays Cardcar D and passes, drawing him two cards.   Alyx activates Spellbook Library of Read more

We’re finally here at the Winner’s Bracker Finals!  We got a HAT mirror match with Luke Feeney championing the Kuribandit variant while Ned is using the more traditional build. Luke elects to go first and starts off with Normal Summoning Traptrix Myrmeleo to search out Bottomless Trap Hole.  He then sets four to his backrow and passes the turn. Ned starts by drawing a turn then activating duality, revealing two copies of Artifact Sanctum and Traptrix Myrmeleo, adding Myrmeleo.  Ned Nomral Summons it but Luke has the Solemn Warning.  Ned sets three to his backrow and ends his turn. 6400 Read more

Allllllllright everyone welcome back to the ARG Circuit Series Championship here in Cleveland, OH. We have an awesome feature match for you guys here in the Top 16. First we have ARG Hall of Famer and multiple premier event winner Jeff Jones from Shelby Township, Michigan playing Bujin. Next his opponent is Matthew Nistico from New Jersey and he is playing HAT. For this round players are re-sleeving their decks and reviewing their opponents deck lists. Jeff rolls a 6 and Matthew rolls a 2, Jeff opts to start us off. Game 1 Jeff’s opening hand consists of Bunjingi Crane, Read more

Alright here is our Top 32 Feature Match for the first ever ARG Circuit Championship here in Cleveland, OH. We have an awesome match coming to you. We have someone who we saw yesterday in a few feature matches Larry Musgrove from Cincinnati, OH and he is playing Geargiakuri. His opponent Pedro Parreno from New York City, New York and he is playing Madolche. Pedro rolls a 9 to Larry’s 5 and he opts to go first. Let’s get right into it. Game 1 Pedro leads off with Madolche Anjelly tributing it to Special Summon Madolche Hootcake. Hootcake’s effect banishes Read more

Here we are in our last feature match of our swiss rounds. We have a whopper of feature match for you guys here because both of our players are ARG Circuit Series winners. First we have Kevin Silva from San Diego, California playing HAT. His opponent is Nate Forte from Cleveland, OH and he is playing T.G. Hand Madolche. Kevin rolls a 6 and Nate rolls a 7, he chooses to go first. Let’s jump right into the match without further ado. Game 1 Nate opens with Bottomless Trap Hole, Madolche Messengelato, Madolche Anjelly, Compulsory Evacuation Device, and Maxx “C”. Read more


Place Name Points 1 Jones, Jeffrey 30 2 Smith, Frazier 30 3 Aguero, Hansel 30 4 Roberson, Parker 27 5 Klein, Kevin 27 6 Sheahan, Scott 27 7 Parreno, Pedro 27 8 Kheireddine, Sehabi 27 9 Shahir, Adrian 27 10 Johnson, Desmond 27 11 Bousman, Dalton 27 12 Yassine, Ali 27 13 Guerrero, James 27 14 Williams, Admassu 27 15 Crawley, Pierce 24 16 Nistico, Matthew 24 17 Rowe, Tommy 24 18 Phinney, Jake 24 19 Welden, Roman 24 20 Ball, Brandon 24 21 Zeng, Stephen 24 22 Guo, Eaton 24 23 Vansant, Alex 24 24 Hojnacki, Phillip 24 25 Read more

Welcome to Day 2 of the ARG Circuit Series Championship 20k!  We’re here in Round 10 featuring two X-3 duelists fighting for a chance at Top 32.  Kevin Silva, the ARG St. Louis Champion is running the tried and true HAT deck, while Jose Jones, no stranger to the ARG top tables is piloting the fearsome Infernities.  Will slow and steady win the race?  Or will Jose’s explosive turns be too much to handle? Jose wins the die roll and elects to go first.  He starts off with an Upstart Goblin to dig one card deeper.  He then activates Foolish Read more

Welcome back to the ARG Circuit Series Championship here in Cleveland, OH! First we have James Guerrero from Jersey City, New Jersey and he is playing Water. His opponent is a multiple premier event winner so he is no stranger to being in a tough position, he is from Philadelphia, PA and is playing Geargiartifacts. James rolls a 9 to Tyree’s 6 and will be going first. Game 1 James opts to go first and opens with Atlantean Marksman, Allure of Darkness, Forbidden Lance, Mind Control, and Upstart Goblin. He Upstarts into Genex Controller bringing Tyree to 9000. He sets Read more