Top 4: Shijing Yang vs Desmond Johnson

Kelly Locke

10/26/2014 3:55:00 PM
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Both Shinjing Yang and Desmond Johnson are playing Shaddolls here this wekeend. They've both made it to the Top 4, but only one is going to finals for a chance to compete for $3200!

Johnson started with Upstart Goblin. He set two cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone, then Normal Summoned Kuribandit. He used Kuribandit to excavate Sinister Shadow Games, Mathematician, Shaddoll Beast, Lyla, Lightsworn Sorceress, and Shaddoll Squamata. He added Sinister Shadow Games to his hand, and send Shaddoll Falco to the graveyard with Shaddoll Squamata's effect. He drew a card, and Shaddoll Falco Summoned itself face-down.

Yang started with Breakthrough Skill, two Shaddoll Beast, Shaddoll Core, Shaddoll Dragon, and Mystical Space Typhoon. He set three cards to his back row.

Johnson flipped his set Shaddoll Falco and targeted Shaddoll Beast with its effect. Yang negated it with Breakthrough Skill. Johnson set a monster, and attacked directly to drop Yang to 8200 Life Points. He set two cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone. During his End Phase Yang destroyed Johnson's set Sinister Shadow Games with Mystical Space Typhoon.

Yang drew, and activated Shaddoll Core. He attacked Shaddoll Falco and destroyed it. He entered his Main Phase 2 and set a card to each zone. Johnson destroyed Yang's set Sinister Shadow Games with Mystical Space Typhoon.

Johnson flipped Shaddoll Falco and Special Summoned Shaddoll Beast with its effect. He flipped Sinister Shadow Games and sent Shaddoll Hedgehog to the graveyard, flipping Shaddoll Beast. He drew two cards, and discarded Allure of Darkness. Shaddoll Hedgehog added Shaddoll Squamata. He banished Lyla, Lightsworn Sorceress and Kuribandit to Special Summon Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning from his hand, then attacked with it to destroy Shaddoll Core, and attacked again to destroy Yang's set Shaddoll Dragon. Dragon kicked Black Luster Soldier back to Johnson's hand.

Yang drew and passed.

Johnson activated Shaddoll Fusion, sending Shaddoll Squamata and Effect Veiler to his graveyard…and Yang conceded!

Before starting the next match, both players agreed to side out Super Polymerization.

Yang decided to go first. He set two cards to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and passed.

Johnson Normal Summoned Mathematician, and Yang negated its effect with Breakthrough Skill. He activated Upstart Goblin, and attacked directly with Mathematician. Yang fell to 7500 Life Points.

Yang Summoned Mathematician, and sent Shaddoll Squamata to the graveyard with its effect, then sent Shaddoll Beast to the graveyard. Yang drew a card for Beast's effect. He crashed his Mathematician into Johnson's and both players drew a card. He set two to his Spell and Trap Card Zone and ended.

Johnson set a monster and a card to his Spell and Trap Card Zone, and during his End Phsae Yang destroyed Johnson's set Vanity's Emptiness with Mystical Space Typhoon.

Yang drew and passed.

Johnson flipped Shaddoll Falco and attacked directly. Yang hit 6900 Life Points. He tributed Shaddoll Falco to set a monster. During his End Phase, Yang flipped Sinister Shadow Games, sending Shaddoll Falco to the graveyard, and Special Summoning it face-down.

Yang flipped Shaddoll Falco, and Special Summoned Shaddoll Beast from his graveyard face-down.

Johnson flipped Shaddoll Beast, drew two cards, and sent Shaddoll Hedgehog to the graveyard. Shaddoll Hedgehog's effect added Shaddoll Squamata to his hand. He then activated Shaddoll Fusion, sending Majesty's Fiend and Shaddoll Squamata to the graveyard to summon El Shaddoll Construct. Shaddoll Squamata sent Shaddoll Dragon to the graveyard, and Construct sent Shaddoll Falco. Dragon's effect destroyed Yang's set Trap Stun.

Johnson Summoned BLS by banishing Majesty's Fiend and Shaddoll Falco from this graveyard. He tributed his set Shaddoll Falco for Shaddoll Beast, and used another Beast to attack Yang's Shaddoll Falco. Quickly rushing in to finish the duel, he attacked directly with BLS. Yang activated the effect of Gorz, the Emissary of Darkness! Unfortunately for Yang, the duel was over a moment later as Jonson revealed Number 61: Volcasaurus from his Extra Deck, implying that he could Summon it with his two Shaddoll Beasts for game.

Desmond Johnson is heading to the Finals!

-Kelly

#YGO10K


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