It is currently Round 4 of the tournament and we have with us two players who are currently 3-0.
We have the 2003 World Champion, Yu Leung, on the left playing with HERO, while his opponent, Wanlop Wattangosin, is running an interesting hybrid deck – Igknight Majespecter.
Yu Leung start by summoning Elemental HERO Shadow Mist and followed with a Mask Change on him. Shadow Mist transformed into Masked HERO Dark Law and fetched Elemental HERO Stratos.
Yu Leung set a card to his backrow and ended his turn.
Wanlop played 2 Igknight in each of his Pendulum Zone, setting the Pendulum Scale of 2 to 7. Yu Leung was surprised by the Igknight card and picked them up to study their pendulum effects.
Wanlop then Pendulum Summon Igknight Derringer, but she was immediately taken out by a Bottomless Trap Hole.
Seizing the chance, Yu Leung normal summoned Elemental HERO Stratos and destroyed one of Wanlop’s Pendulum cards.
2 cards were set in his backrow and Elemental HERO Bubbleman was Special Summoned from hand.
Yu Leung picked up his calculator to work out some calculations, before deciding to flip over his Instant Fusion.
Elder Entity Norden was Special Summoned and Elemental HERO Shadow Mist was revived.
Shadow Mist, Bubbleman and Norden were then used to Xyz Summon Tellarknight Ptolemaeus.
Tellarknight Ptolemaeus effect was activated to Special Summon Cyber Dragon Nova, while the other copy of Elemental HERO Bubbleman was added to hand.
Cyber Dragon Infinity was Xyz Summoned and Elemental HERO Bubbleman was Special Summoned from hand as well.
Yu Leung attacked with everything before using Stratos and Bubbleman to Xyz Summoned Traptrix Rafflesia.
Wanlop drew a card and concede.
Yu Leung [HERO] 1 – 0 Wanlop Wattangosin [Igknight Majespecter]
Wanlop opened with Painful Decision to fetch Igknight Paladin, before setting a monster and passed his turn.
Yu Leung played A Hero Lives, but Wanlop responded with Maxx “C”.
Elemental HERO Shadow Mist was Special Summoned and its effect grabbed a Mask Change, which was used immediately to transform Shadow Mist into Masked HERO Dark Law.
Wanlop drew another card off Maxx “C”, but it triggered Dark Law, causing Wanlop to lose Galaxy Cyclone.
Dark Law took out Igknight Paladin and Yu Leung set 2 cards to his backrow.
Wanlop had a Harpie’s Feather Duster to clear Yu Leung’s traps, before summoning and using Archfiend Eccentrick to take out Dark Law.
Wanlop set a card to his backrow and that was all for his turn.
Yu Leung played E – Emergency Call to get Elemental HERO Shadow Mist.
Tin Goldfish was then Normal Summoned and Elemental HERO Shadow Mist was Special Summoned in turn.
Mask Change was added to hand, and another E – Emergency Call was played, fetching Elemental HERO Bubbleman.
A card was set to Yu Leung’s backrow and Bubbleman was Special Summoned.
Yu Leung attacked with everything before using Bubbleman and Goldfish to Xyz Summon Traptrix Rafflesia.
Wanlop deliberated for a moment, before playing Summoner’s Art, prompting Yu Leung to respond with Mask Change.
Masked HERO Dark Law was brought out, before Wanlop added Igknight Derringer to his hand.
Dark Law discarded another Galaxy Cyclone, while Elemental HERO Stratos was added to Yu Leung’s hand.
Wanlop summoned another Archfiend Eccentrick to take out Dark Law before passing his turn with an empty field.
Yu Leung summoned Elemental HERO Stratos to fetch Elemental HERO Bubbleman which was then Special Summoned.
Yu Leung attacked with both HEROes, before using them to Xyz Summoned Tellarknight Ptolemaeus.
Tellarknight Ptolemaeus gain an additional Xyz Material during the End Phase.
Wanlop drew his card realised that his defeat was imminent.
He played both Igknight cards to his Pendulum Zone and passed his turn, giving Yu Leung the satisfaction to attack for the game.
Yu Leung continued playing respectfully and activated Call of the Haunted during Wanlop’s End Phase.
Elemental HERO Shadow Mist was revived and Mask Change was added to hand.
Yu Leung brought out Cyber Dragon Infinity through Ptolemaeus before attacking for the game and match.
Yu Leung [HERO] 2 – 0 Wanlop Wattangosin [Igknight Majespecter]
Yu Leung has managed to secure a convincing victory, putting himself at 4-0.
It was unfortunate for Wanlop as not a single Majespecter was seen, but at 3-1, he still has a good fighting chance to make Top 64.