Articles by: Robert Boyajian

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YCS 1st Place: Thomas Rose’s Burning Abyss Phantom Knights

YCS 1st Place: Thomas Rose’s Burning Abyss Phantom Knights

ABC-Dragon Buster debuted at YCS Liverpool, and surprisingly it didn’t win the Championship. The ABC strategy was expected to become the be-all end-all, but it fell short as players focused on finding tech to beat it. Thomas Rose piloted a Burning Abyss variant specifically targeted to beat the Union Machine […]

by × November 11, 2016 × 0 comments

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Looking Ahead: New Metalfoes

Looking Ahead: New Metalfoes

Metalfoes have had quite a dominating performance thus far. Taking down a UDS Invitational and two YCS tournaments since their release, the strategy has a lot of inherent traits that synergize with Pendulums. Destroying your own cards to search more cards is solid, but as we saw with Performapal Pendulum […]

by × November 4, 2016 × 0 comments

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Looking Ahead: Toadally Awesome

Looking Ahead: Toadally Awesome

I genuinely loved to play Frogs; it has to rank in my top five favorite decks of all time. Obviously Frog FTK being broken had a bit to do with that, but the diversity of play coupled with the fact that I was dueling with ridiculous looking Frog cards was […]

by × October 28, 2016 × 0 comments

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Looking Ahead: Pot of Avidity

Looking Ahead: Pot of Avidity

When Ghost Reaper & Winter Cherries was first revealed, I thought Yu-Gi-Oh! would change forever. So many strategies rely on specific Extra Deck cards to function, and usually the most powerful competitive decks do that the most. It makes sense that the best decks are the ones trying to do […]

by × October 19, 2016 × 0 comments

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Dragon Duel Playoff Feature Match: Rohan Motie vs. Tate Mack

Dragon Duel Playoff Feature Match: Rohan Motie vs. Tate Mack

13-year-old Rohan Motie took down the Dragon Duel on Saturday, while 13-year-old Tate Mack claimed victory in the Sunday Dragon Duel. Now both Dragon Duelists are facing off for the title of YCS Minneapolis Dragon Duel Champion! Motie is piloting a Blue-Eyes based Hieratic Dragon strategy, while Mack has chosen […]

by × October 17, 2016 × 0 comments

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YCS Minneapolis Dragon Duel Champion!

YCS Minneapolis Dragon Duel Champion!

YCS Minneapolis Dragon Duel Champion! October 17th, 2016 Minneapolis’s Dragon Duel Champion has been decided! 13-year-old Rohan Motie from Orlando, Florida bested the competition with his Hieratic Blue-Eyes Deck to earn the title of Dragon Duel Champion!

by × October 17, 2016 × 0 comments

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Top 8 Feature Match: Aaron Furman vs. Gaetan Georges

Top 8 Feature Match: Aaron Furman vs. Gaetan Georges

Aaron Furman is fresh off his UDS Invitational win with Metalfoes, but has chosen to pick up Majespecter as his Pendulum strategy of choice for this weekend. Ties of the Brethren allows the strategy to accelerate to its midgame immediately, and feels just a little too similar to opening with […]

by × October 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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QQ: Would You Rather Have Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, or Joey Wheeler As Your Tag Duel Partner?

Home > 2016/10 – Minneapolis, MN, Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series > QQ: Would You Rather Have Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, or Joey Wheeler As Your Tag Duel Partner? QQ: Would You Rather Have Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, or Joey Wheeler As Your Tag Duel Partner? October 16th, 2016 QQ stands for […]

by × October 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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YCS Minneapolis’s 3 vs. 3 Team Tournament Winners!

YCS Minneapolis’s 3 vs. 3 Team Tournament Winners!

Home > 2016/10 – Minneapolis, MN, Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series > YCS Minneapolis’s 3 vs. 3 Team Tournament Winners! YCS Minneapolis’s 3 vs. 3 Team Tournament Winners! October 16th, 2016 Check out the winners of YCS Minneapolis’s 3 vs. 3 Team Dueling event! Gianpaolo Luca Lombardi, Chandler Arthur John Sanford, and […]

by × October 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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YCS Minneapolis School Tournament Series Winners!

YCS Minneapolis School Tournament Series Winners!

YCS Minneapolis School Tournament Series Winners! October 16th, 2016 Six teams of three Duelists battled it out today, representing their schools in the School Tournament Series! You can learn more about the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME School Tournament Series by clicking here. Three school teams emerged victorious above the rest, […]

by × October 16, 2016 × 0 comments