ARG Circuit Championship Round 1: Timothy Bailey (Traptrix Geargia) Vs. Matt Schomisch (HAT)

Alright everyone! Welcome to the Inaugural ARG Circuit Championship here on a beautiful day in Cleveland, OH. I’m Corey Encinas, coming back to rock you like a hurricane on the Circuit Series Championship Series. We have some awesome feature matches coming to you today, so let us jump right into the Round 1 Feature. We have Matt Schomisch from Strongville, OH playing HAT and he won the dice roll. Timothy Bailey from Oklahoma City, OK playing Traptrix Geargia.

Game 1

Matt opens us up with Maxx "C", Bottomless Trap Hole, Pot of Duality, Majesty’s Fiend, and plays pot revealing 2 Wiretap, and Evilswarm Thunderbird, taking the Thunderbird. Upstart is activated giving him another copy and that one is activated giving him Traptrix Myrmeleo and put Tim at 10,000. He summons Thunderbird and sets Bottomless to end.

Tim draws for turn and sets a monster and 2 back row to end.

Matt draws Artifact Sanctum for his turn and sets it to end.

Tim starts off with Flip Summoning his set monster which is a Geargiarmor, activating its effect to search Geargiarsenal to hand. He summons the Geargiarsenal and Matt attempts to banish it with Bottomless Trap Hole which is negated by Tim’s Wiretap shuffling the Bottomless back in. Tim proceeds to his Battle Phase and attacks with Geargiarsenal but Matt activates Artifact Sanctum to Special Summon Artifact Moralltach. Moralltach activates to destroy the Armor. Main Phase 2 lets him tribute the Ar

Matt draws Call of the Haunted for turn. He activates the MST on Tim’s Call of the Haunted. He tributes the Thunderbird for Majesty’s Fiend and attacks over the set Geargiarmor with Majesty’s Fiend and directly with Moralltach for 2100 dropping Tim to 7900. He passes.

Tim draws for turn and activates Dark Hole. He summons Traptrix Myrmeleo and searches bottomless. He sets 2 back row and passes but not before Thunderbird is summoned with Call of the Haunted.

Matt draws Pot of Duality for his turn. He Normal Summons his own copy of Traptrix Myrmeleo to search his own Bottomless. He proceeds into his Battle Phase and attacks over the Myrmeleo with Thunderbird for 50 and directly with Myrmeleo for 1600 dropping him to 6250. Pot of Duality is played revealing another Pot of Duality, Wiretap and Artifact Sanctum, he opts to take the Sanctum. He sets his two traps and ends his turn. Tim activates Geargiagear to Special Summon a Geargiano-MKII and Geargiano at Level 4, Matt activates Thunderbird to banish itself.

Tim draws for turn and Thunderbird returns to the field. He activates Geargiano’s effect to special summon Geargiarsenal from the grave in Defense. Next Gear Gigant X is Xyz summoned using the MK-II and Geargiarsenal but it’s banished by Bottomless Trap Hole, letting him special summon Geargiano from grave. He tributes the Geargiano again to Special Summon the Geargiarsenal again. Traptrix Myrmeleo is taken by Mind Control and Matt chains Artifact Sanctum to Special Summon Moralltach and destroy the Geargiarsenal.

Matt draws for turn and Needle Ceiling is activated in the Standby, Thunderbird is chained but Myrmeleo and Moralltach are destroyed. He sets Compulsory and ends.

Tim draws and Compulsory is activated sending his set monster to his hand. He summons Geargiarmor and Special Summons Geargiaccelerator to Xyz Summon Gear Gigant X letting him add back the Same Accelerator to his hand. He attacks with Gear Gigant for 2300 dropping Matt to 5700.

Matt draws Pot of Dichotomy for his turn and returns Thunderbird to the field. He uses it sending back the Majesty’s Fiend, Traptrix Myrmeleo, and Artifact Moralltach to draw 2 cards and ends with setting them.

Tim tributes Geargiano to summon Geargiarmor and Normal Summons Geargiarsenal. Geargiaccelerator is Special Summoned to the field. Geargiarsenal attacks over the Thunderbird for 150 dropping Matt to 5550. He Xyz Summons into Gear Gigant and activates the effect to search but is negated and destroyed by Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare, letting Tim Special Summon Geargiaccelerator from Graveyard. He ends with that.

Matt draws Ice Hand and summons it to attack over the Geargiaccelerator with Ice Hand, letting Tim add back Geargiarmor with the effect. He passes with that.

Tim draws for turn and sets a monster and a back row for turn.

Matt draws Soul Charge and activates it targeting Thunderbird. He Xyz Summons into Evilswarm Exciton Knight and is shut down by Black Horn of Heaven. He passes with that.

Tim draws and flip Summons Geargiarmor to search Geargiano MK-II. MK-II is summoned to the field and it’s effect gets back Geargiano. Geargiano is tributed to Special Summon another copy of MK-II from Grave. He attacks with Geargiarmor and MK-II to drop Matt to 1450. He Xyz Summons into Wind-Up Zenmaines and ends with that.

Matt draws Mystical Space Typhoon for turn and concedes game 1!

Siding is quick on both sides with some light conversation. Matt will be going first.

Game 2 

Matt opens with Pot of Duality, Bottomless Trap Hole, Mystical Space Typhoon, Artifact Moralltach, and another Pot of Duality. He plays Pot of Duality revealing Torrential Tribute, Majesty’s Fiend and Dark Hole, opting to take Torrential Tribute. He sets 3 back row and ends his turn.

Tim draws for turn and sets a monster and 3 back row ending with that.

Matt draws Solemn Warning for turn and plays Pot of Duality revelaing Nobleman of Crossout, Call of the Haunted and Traptrix Myrmeleo, taking the Nobleman. He activates it on Tim’s set Geargiarmor banishing it from the game. He sets Solemn Warning and ends.

Tim draws and summons Traptrix Myrmeleo and it gets hit with Solemn Warning putting Matt at 6000.

Matt draws Ice Hand for turn. He summons it and attacks directly for 1400 dropping Tim to 6600. He thinks and ends with a that.

Tim draws and sets a monster to end.

Matt draws for turn. He summons Myrmeleo and activates the effect adding Traptrix Trap Hole Nightmare to his hand. He sets it to his back row and turns Ice Hand to Defense to end.

Tim draws for turn and then Flip Summons Geargiarmor to search Geargiaccelerator from his deck to his hand. Geargiarmor flips itself face down. Then he sets another monster and back row to end.

Matt draws Traptrix Dionaea for his turn. He passes doing nothing for his turn.

Tim Flip Summons his facedown Geargiarmor searching Accelerator to his hand. Next he flips his other facedown Geargiarmor and searches Geargiano MK-II to his hand. Geargiaccelerator is Special Summoned to the field and is used with a Geargiarmor to Xyz Summon Abyss Dweller right into Bottomless Trap Hole Banishing it from the Game! Geargiano MK-II is summoned special Summoning Geargiaccelerator to the field. Matt activates Mystical Space Typhoon on his set Moralltach and it gets shut down by Solemn Warning and drops Tim to 4600. He sets another back row and plays Messesnger of Peace to end!

Matt draws Traptrix Myrmeleo for his turn. He Xyz Summons Evilswarm Exciton Knight into Black Horn of Heaven. Continuing he Summons Traptrix Dionaea and activates the effect, but is shut down by Fiendish Chain. He sets Torrential and passes with that.

Tim draws and pays 100 for Messenger of Peace putting him at 4500. He flip summons his Geargiarmor to search Accelerator. He special summons it, then Normal Summons Geargiano-MK-II bringing back another MK-II with its effect.

Matt draws then activates Pot of Duality revealing Mystical Space Typhoon, Traptrix Myrmeleo, and Book of Moon, taking the Myrmeleo. He Normal Summons it and doesn’t activate the effect and then ends with that.

Tim draws and pays for Messenger putting him at 4400. He summons MK-II getting another one from Grave, then Special Summons 2 Accelerator from hand. The accelerators are used to Xyz Summon Gear Gigant X in Defense and then the MK-II’s are used to Xyz Summon Soul of Silvermountain in Defense to end.

Matt draws Dark Hole for turn. He summons his in hand Myrmeleo and Xyz Summons Abyss Dweller, activating the effect into Traptrix Trap Hole Nighmare. He activates Dark Hole

Tim draws and pays 100 for Messenger of Peace dropping to 4300 then attacks sets to end.

Matt draws Maxx “C” then ends.

Tim draws and pays 100 for Messenger of Peace putting him at 4200. He summons Traptrix Myrmeleo to search Bottomless Trap Hole to hand. He attacks for 1000 dropping Matt to 5000. He sets Bottomless Trap Hole and ends.

Matt draws Wiretap for turn. He sets it to end.

Tim draws and ends.

Matt draws Artifact Sanctum for turn sets it to end.

Tim draws and then attacks with MK-II, Sactum is activated to Special Summon Morall in Defense and it’s effect is activated, Tim tries to destroy it with Nightmare but it’s negated by Wiretap and it’s effect is used to destroy Messenger, the attack continues and Maxx C is destroyed. He passes with that.

Matt draws Mind Crush for turn, setting it to end.

Tim draws and activates Mind Control taking the Moralltach and attacks with Myrmeleo and MK-II dropping Matt to 2400. He sets another back row to end.

Matt draws Maxx “C” for turn. He attacks with Moralltach right into Dimensional Prison and concedes with that!

Timothy Bailey wins his Round 1 feature match with the tried and true Geargia deck replacing his lost Geargiagear spots with Traptrix Myrmeleo and rides them to victory!