Round 11: Alex Vansant vs Jeff Jones

Kelly Locke

10/26/2014 11:45:00 AM
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Alex Vansant and Jeff Jones are friends, business partners, fellow competitors, and today: round 11 opponents! Vansant's here with Burning Abyss, and Jeff Jones is playing a 50-card Shaddoll build. Both are guaranteed to make the Top 16, but are playing out their duel anyways!

Vansant started with Supply Squad, Mathematician, Breakthrough Skill, Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss, and Karma Cut. Vansant activated Supply Squad, then Summoned Mathematician sending Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to Summon Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss, and in the End Phase Scarm added Tour Guide From the Underworld. He set two to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and ended.

Jones drew and set four cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and set a monster.

Vansant Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld and Jones chained Breakthrough Skill to its effect. Vansant attacked Jones' set monster with Mathematician. Shaddoll Hedgehog flipped, and Jones added Shaddoll Fusion to his hand. Tour Guide From the Underworld attacked directly to deal 1000 damage.

Jones drew and passed.

Vansant Summoned Mathematician and sent Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to his graveyard. Cir Summoned Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss, and Vansant drew for Supply Squad when Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss was destroyed. He attacked with both Mathematicians and Tour Guide From the Underworld. Jones fell to 3000. Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss added Tour Guide From the Underworld during the End phase.

Jones drew and conceded!

Vansant was going first for Game 2. He started with Mathematician, Trap Stun, Tour Guide From the Underworld, Mystical Space Typhoon, and Vanity's Emptiness. He Summoned Mathematician and sent Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to the graveyard with its effect. He set three cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and during the End Phase Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss added Tour Guide From the Underworld from his deck to his hand.

Jones set three cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and set a monster.

Vansant Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld and special Summoned Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss with its effect. Mathematician attacked Jones' face-down monster. Shaddoll Shaddoll Hedgehog was flipped, and Jones added Shaddoll Fusion to his hand. Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss and Tour Guide From the Underworld made direct attacks to drop Jones to 5400 Life Points.

Jones Normal Summoned Shaddoll Squamata and activated Shaddoll Fusion. Vansant chained Vanity's Emptiness, and Jones chained Instant Fusion, discarding Shaddoll Falco and targeting Vansant's Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss. Both monsters were sent to the graveyard. And El Shaddoll Winda was Summoned. Shaddoll Squamata's effect activated, sending Shaddoll Core to the graveyard. Core added Shaddoll Fusion back to Jones' hand. Jones set a card to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and passed.

Vansant drew Trap Stun during his turn. He activated his face-down Trap Stun, then Normal Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld and used its effect to Special Summon Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss in defense. He set a card to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and passed.

Jones drew, then used El Shaddoll Winda to attack Vansant's Tour Guide From the Underworld. Vansant Dropped to 6800 Life Points and Vanity's Emptiness was destroyed.

Vansant overlaid Tour Guide From the Underworld and Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to Xyz Summon Ghostrick Alucard. He detached Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss with Alucard's effect to target one of Jones set Spell or Trap Cards. Trap Stun was destroyed. He activated Mystical Space Typhoon, and Jones chained his targeted Artifact Artifact Sanctum! Vansant chained Trap Stun, and Artifact Sanctum destroyed Mathematician. During the End Phase Vansant searched Cir with Scarm's effect.

Jones drew and activated Shaddoll Fusion. He sent Shaddoll Squamata and Artifact Moralltach from his deck to the graveyard to Summon El Shaddoll Construct. It sent Shaddoll Beast to the graveyard, and Squamata sent Shaddoll Dragon. Dragon targeted Vansant's set Karma Cut, and Vansant chained it. Vansant discarded Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to banish El Shaddoll Winda with Karma Cut, and Graff Summoned Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss from the deck. Scarm was destroyed. El Shaddoll Construct attacked and destroyed Alucard. During Main Phase 2 Jones used Foolish Burial to send Shaddoll Falco to the graveyard, which summoned itself face down. During the End Phase Vansant searched Tour Guide From the Underworld with Scarm's effect.

Vansant Normal Summoned Mathematician and sent Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to the graveyard. Cir Summoned Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss, which was immediately destroyed. Vansant attacked Jones' set Shaddoll Falco, and Shaddoll Falco's effect Summoned Shaddoll Beast from the graveyard. During the End Phase, Jones activated Call Of The Haunted targeting Moralltach, and Vansant conceded!

Vansant was starting again in Game 3. He started with Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, Raigeki Break, Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss, Supply Squad, and Tour Guide From the Underworld. He Normal Summoned Tour Guide and Special Summoned Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss. He then overlaid both monsters for Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss. He detached Graff to send the top card of his deck to the graveyard - Compulsory Evacuation Device and Graff Summoned Scarm from the deck.

Vansant then Special Summoned Cir from his hand with its effect, and overlaid it with Scarm to Xyz Summon another Dante in defense. He detached Scarm and sent Solemn Warning off the top of his deck. He activated Supply Squad and set two cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone. During the End Phase Scarm searched Graff.

Jones started with Allure of Darkness, banishing Kuribandit. He Normal Summoned Mathematician and sent Shaddoll Squamata from his deck to the graveyard, then used Squamata to yard Shaddoll Dragon. The Dragon's effect destroyed Vansant's Supply Squad. Jones set three cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and passed his turn.

Vansant drew Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss during his Draw Phase. He detached Graff from one of his Dantes and sent Tour Guide From the Underworld, Vanity's Emptiness, and Rank-Up Magic Astral Force to the graveyard to buff his Traveler. The detached Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss Summoned Scarm from his graveyard. He detached Tour Guide From the Underworld from his other Dante to send Karma Cut, Phoenix Wing Wind Blast, and Vanity's Emptiness to the graveyard.

Vansant Normal Summoned Graff, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss and attacked Mathematician with Dante. Another Dante made a direct attack, and Scarm and Graff followed suit. Jones fell to 2700 Life Points. During his Main Phase 2 Vansant overlaid his two Malebranches for Number 20: Giga-Brilliant, and overlaid two Downerd Magicians over both copies of Dante. He activated Giga-Brilliant to give all of his monsters 300 ATK, and during the End Phase Scarm searched Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to Vansant's hand.

Jones Normal Summoned Mathematician, and used its effect to send Squamata to the graveyard, then used that to send away Shaddoll Dragon. The Dragon targeted one of Jones' set Spell or Trap Cards: Artifact Moralltach. Jones banished Artifact Moralltach and Shaddoll Squamata to Summon Black Luster Soldier Envoy of the Beginning. Vansant activated Raigeki Break, discarding Scarm to target BLS, and Jones chained Trap Stun. Vansant chained Phoenix Wing Wind Blast and discarded Cir targeting Black Luster Soldier! Vansant chose not to activate Cir's effect. Jones set two cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone. During the End Phase Vansant fetched Tour Guide From the Underworld with Scarm's effect.

Vansant detached Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss and attacked with Downerd Magician to destroy Mathematician. Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss added Cir, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss to Vansant's hand. The other Downerd Magician attacked directly, and Jones chained Call Of The Haunted targeting Shaddoll Dragon. Dragon was destroyed by battle, dropping Jones to 300 Life Points. Realizing that he couldn't survive the next attack, Jones conceded.

Alex Vansant defeats Jeff Jones in a 2-1 throwdown, but both are headed to the Top 16!

-Kelly Locke

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