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So I felt like it would be cool for you guys to see what it’s like on the writer’s perspective of an event. Going into this event I was fully prepared to play until Jim asked for some writers, and well I personally enjoy the writing aspect of the game more than I do playing so I instantly accepted it. Thursday It took forever, and after a series of delays and having to stop by our locals so people could get cards, we head off to Charlotte around 8:30 PM and after quite a bit of struggling we manage to Read more

Today we’ve got a pretty interesting feature match amid the flurry of Fire Fists and Mermails in the top 16. Ian successfully managed to a top 16 qualification with Harpies, while his opponent Zach is here with Hieratics. This match should promise some interesting interactions. Ian started the match off by simply setting two and passing. Zach kicked his turn off by using Upstart Goblin, drawing into a Vanity’s Emptiness. He ended his turn by matching Ian’s two set back row, but during the end phase Ian flipped up a Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, discarding Cyber Harpie Lady. Harpies Hunting Read more

Top 16 Feature Match Tyree Tinsley (Mermail) vs. Jono Ritzau (Fire Fist) After a Grueling 9 rounds yesterday these two competitors have made it to the top 16 with 7-1-1 records. Jono hails from Australia and is fresh off a Top 16 finish last week at Atlanta while Tinsley hasn’t seen the top cut since winning it all at the Meadowlands. The duel kicks off with Jono rolling a 9 against Tinsley’s 8 and elects to take first. Game 1 Jono kicks off the match by playing Pot of Duality to add Upstart Goblin to his hand and he promptly Read more

Place Name Points 1 Tran, Bryant 23 2 Wagner, Dirk 23 3 Leverett, Zach 22 4 Bousman, Dalton 22 5 Hoban, Patrick 22 6 Wigley, Brandon 22 7 Temnyk, Bodan 22 8 Ritzau, Jono 22 9 Tinsley, Tyree 22 10 Frazier, James 21 11 Bovarnick, Josh 21 12 Rohweder, Kyle 21 13 Guerrero, James 21 14 Slobdianuck, Ian 21 15 Mccabe, Sean 21 16 Winters, Jordan 21 17 Pape, Lee 21 18 Michael, Todd 21 19 Leduc, Timothy 21 20 Simpson, Chase 21 21 Randolph, Jarred 19 22 Robin, Harvey 19 23 Pironciak, Brad 19 24 Gomez, Alan 19 25 Read more

Name: Dirk Wagner Deck: Fire Fist [ccDeck=”Main Deck”] 3 Cardcar D 1 Thunder King Rai-oh 2 Effect Veiler 3 Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Bear 1 Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Gorilla 3 Coach Soldier Wolfbark 3 Pot of Duality 3 Upstart Goblin 3 Mystical Space Typhoon 3 Forbidden lance 1 Fire Formation Gyokku 1 Fire Formation Tensu 3 Fire Formation Tenki 2 Full House 1 Bottomless Trap Hole 1 Solemn Warning 2 Mirror Force 3 Fiendish Chain 1 Torrential Tribute  [/ccDeck] [ccDeck=”Side Deck”] 3 Maxx “C” 2 Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo 3 Mistake 1 Dimensional Fissure 1 Soul Drain Read more

James Guerrero and Kevin Silva are both sitting on the bubble here in the last round of ARGCS Charlotte, and the winner here will likely advance to the top 16 tomorrow. Let’s get right to it! James summoned Genex Undine, sending Dragoons as cost to search Genex Controller, then Mermail Abyssmegalo. He set one to the back row and passed. Kevin opened with Maxx “C,” Hieratic Dragon of Eset, Skill  Drain, Stand Off and Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls. Kevin drew Cardcar D for turn. He set one card to his back row and drew 2 off of the Cardcar. Read more

Place Name Points 1 Tran, Bryant 22 2 Wagner, Dirk 22 3 Wigley, Brandon 21 4 Bousman, Dalton 21 5 Leverett, Zach 21 6 Hoban, Patrick 21 7 Temnyk, Bodan 21 8 Ritzau, Jono 21 9 Randolph, Jarred 19 10 Tinsley, Tyree 19 11 Stargel, Robert 19 12 Frazier, James 18 13 Akridge, Deon 18 14 Silva, Kevin 18 15 Ibrahim, Jordano 18 16 Bovarnick, Josh 18 17 Guerrero, James 18 18 Rohweder, Kyle 18 19 Mccabe, Sean 18 20 Slobdianuck, Ian 18 21 Pape, Lee 18 22 Winters, Jordan 18 23 Rogers, Tyler 18 24 Michael, Todd 18 25 Read more

Round 8 Top Table Update Table 1: Dirk Wagner (Fire Fist) vs. Bryant Tran (Water) Table 2: Chandler Morrow (Hieratics) 6-1 vs. Brandon Wigley (Fire Fist) 6-1 Table 3: Tyler Rogers (Water) vs. Jono Ritzau (Fire Fist) Table 4: Tyree Tinsley (Water) vs. Jarrod Randolph (Spellbook) Table 5: Lee Pape (Fire Fist) vs. Zach Leverett (Hieratics) Table 6: Brad Pironciak (Water) vs. Patrick Hoban (Water) Table 7: Dalton Bousman (Fire Fist) vs. Jordan Winters (Fire Fist) Table 8: Bodan Temnyk (Fire Fist) 6-1 vs. Dillon Daniel

Dirk started the match off by activating Pot of Duality, revealing Cardcar D, Upstart Goblin and Mystical Space Typhoon. He normal summoned Cardcar D,  set three and drew two off of Cardcar. Jordan opened up with Thunder King Raioh, Forbidden Lance, Brotherhood of the Fire Fist-Gorilla, Coach Soldier Wolfbark. Dimensional Prison and Mirror Force. He attempted to summon Thunder King and it was met with Solemn Warning. He set 3 to his back row and passed. Upstart drew one for Dirk on his following turn. Next came another Duality, revealing Upstart Goblin, Mystical Space Typhoon and Fire Formation-Tenki.  He activated Read more

Alex is 3-1 today running Chain Burn, and his opponent Dillon is 3-0-1 with Fire Kings. Alex is starting the game today, his opening hand consists of Cardcar D, Chain Strike, Accumulated Fortune, Ojama Trio and Secret Barrel. He set 4 and summoned the Cardcar, it netted him a Jar of Greed and Thunder Shock. Dillon set two to the back row and one monster face down. During the end phase Alex flipped Secret Barrel, Ojama Trio, Chain Strike and Accumulated Fortune. He drew Threatening Roar and Just Desserts off of the Accumulated Fortune. Next Pot of Duality came off Read more