We are now in Round 6 and we have with us two overseas players who are both standing at 5-0.
Kubo Kujiro [True King Dinosaur Yang Zing] is from Japan and he’s playing against Huang Chung-Chuan [Brilliant Venus Stargrail] from Taiwan.
Chung-Chuan opened with Pot of Desires but it was negated by Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring.
He followed with Emergency Teleport to special summon Stargrail’s Chosen. Chosen was used to Link Summon Stargrail Dragon Imduk, and its effect allowed Chung-Chuan to perform an additional Normal Summon of Stargrail’s Protector Dragon.
Imduk and Protector Dragon were used to Link Summon Stargrail Swordsman Aurum. Chung-Chuan followed with Soul Charge to bring back Chosen, Imduk and Protector Dragon.
Chosen and Protector Dragon were used to Link Summon Stargrail Shrine Maiden Eve. Protector Dragon’s graveyard effect was used to revive Chosen.
Aurum and Imduk were used to Link Summon Stargrail Warrior Ningirsu. Ningirsu was placed between Chosen and Eve, allowing Chung-Chuan to draw 2 cards upon its successful Link Summon.
Ningirsu and Chosen are then used to Link Summon Firewall Dragon. Since Ningirsu was sent from the field to the graveyard, its Trigger Effect is activated and Stargrail Fairy Ries was special summoned from hand.
Ries fetched Starelic – Stargrail, and Stargrail’s Beckoned was normal summoned to the field. Ries and Beckoned were then used to Link Summon a second Eve who a placed on the other side of Firewall Dragon.
Chung-Chuan is looking strong with an opening of Firewall Dragon with 2 Mutual Link.
Kojiro set a Spell/Trap card and ended his turn.
It was back to Chung-Chuan and he played Starelic’s Aegis adding Ries and Aurum to hand. One of the Eve was tributed to Tribute Summon Starelic – Stargrail.
Since Eve was at Firewall Dragon‘s Link Point and was sent to the graveyard, Firewall Dragon‘s Trigger Effect was activated, special summoning Mystical Shine Ball from hand.
Ries was Normal Summoned and its effect fetched Beckoned.
Starelic – Stargrail and Ries were used to Link Summon Stargrail Swordsman Aurum.
Starelic – Stargrail‘s Trigger Effect was activated, but it was met with a PSY-Framegear Gamma from Kojiro. PSY-Frame Driver was special summoned and Starelic – Stargrail was negated.
Aurum’s effect was activated, tributing Eve to revive Ningirsu. Eve’s Trigger Effect special summoned Beckoned from hand.
Ningirsu’s effect was then activated, sending Mystical Shine Ball and Kojiro’s set Cosmic Cyclone to the graveyard.
Continue into the Battle Phase, Ningirsu traded with PSY-Frame Driver, Beckoned took out Gamma, while Aurum and Firewall Dragon went in for direct attacks.
In Main Phase 2, Beckoned and Aurum were used to Link Summon Gaiasaber, the Video Knight, placing it right above Firewall Dragon.
Kojiro normal summoned Suanni, Fire of the Yang Zing, before special summoning True King Lithosagym, the Disaster by destroying Suanni on the field and Petiranodon from hand.
Suanni’s Trigger Effect special summoned Chiwen, Light of the Yang Zing, while Petiranodon special summoned Souleating Oviraptor. Oviraptor in turn fetched Ultimate Conductor Tyranno.
Before Kojiro could carry on with his combo, Chung-Chuan activated Firewall Dragon to return Oviraptor to hand.
Kojiro had no more other plays and simply traded Lithosagym with Firewall Dragon.
Back on Chung-Chuan turn, he normal summoned The Agent of Creation – Venus and went off with special summoning Mystical Shine Ball.
After a couple of Link Summonings of Stargrail Link monsters, he brought out Stargrail Warrior Ningirsu. Ningirsu took out Chiwen and a direct attack with Gaiasaber, Ningirsu and Venus was the game.
Kubo Kujiro [True King Dinosaur Yang Zing] 0 – 1 Huang Chung-Chuan [Brilliant Venus Stargrail]
Kojiro opened with Revolving Stage, giving himself Dragonic Diagram and his opponent Chicken Game. Dragonic Diagram destroyed another Revolving Stage, fetching him a True King Lithosagym, the Disaster.
Souleating Oviraptor was normal summoned and it fetched Babycerasaurus. Lithosagym was special summoned by destroying Babycerasaurus and Bi’an, Earth of the Yang Zing. Lithosagym banished 3 Stargrail Link Monsters from Chung-Chuan’s Extra Deck.
Babycerasaurus‘s Trigger Effect special summoned another Babycerasaurus. Oviraptor then destroy Babycerasaurus to revive itself. Babycerasaurus‘s Trigger Effect special summoned Miscellaneousaurus.
True King Agnimazud, the Vanisher was special summoned by destroying Babycerasaurus and Miscellaneousaurus. Babycerasaurus‘s Trigger Effect special summoned Jurrac Aeolo from the deck.
Jurrac Aeolo and Souleating Oviraptor were used to Synchro Summon Denglong, First of the Yang Zing, and it fetched Nine Pillars of Yang Zing. Denglong’s effect sent Lithosagym to turn itself into Level 9.
Denglong and Agnimazud were then used to Xyz Summon True King of All Calamities.
Chung-Chuan normal summoned The Agent of Creation – Venus and Kojiro responded with True King of All Calamities declaring DARK.
Chung-Chuan conceded immediately having no answer to True King of All Calamities.
Kubo Kujiro [True King Dinosaur Yang Zing] 1 – 1 Huang Chung-Chuan [Brilliant Venus Stargrail]
Time was called so both players had to randomly decide who will go first for the 3rd Duel.
Kojiro had the first move. He set a monster and ended his turn.
Chung-Chuan begun with The Agent of Creation – Venus and it was met with a Maxx “C”.
Chung-Chuan took up the Maxx “C” challenge and continued flooding with more Mystical Shine Balls. He used one of them to Link Summon Link Spider, allowing him to special summon Gem-Knight Garnet from hand.
Garnet was used to Link Summon Stargrail Dragon Imduk and its effect allows Chung-Chuan to perform an additional Normal Summon of Starelic – Stargrail.
Starelic – Stargrail and Imduk were used to Link Summon Stargrail Shrine Maiden Eve. Imduk’s Trigger Effect special summoned Stargrail Fairy Ries from hand.
Ries and Mystical Shine Ball were then used to Link Summon another Eve.
Link Spider and the first Eve were used to Link Summon Stargrail Warrior Ningirsu. On Ningirsu successful Link Summon, resolving the Chain, Eve’s Trigger Effect on Chain 2 special summoned Stargrail’s Beckoned from hand, placing it beside Ningirsu. Ningirsu’s effect then resolves, drawing 2 cards for Chung-Chuan.
Chung-Chuan drew another 2 more cards using Pot of Desires, and then played Brilliant Fusion. Using Gem-Knight Lazuli and Stargrail Fairy Ries from deck, Gem-Knight Seraphinite was Fusion Summoned. Lazuli’s Trigger Effect took back Mystical Shine Ball.
Chung-Chuan activated Ningirusu’s effect to send Brilliant Fusion and Kojiro’s set monster to the graveyard. Seraphinite was destroyed.
Venus’ effect was activated to special summon Mystical Shine Ball from hand. Shineball and Ningirusu were then used to Link Summon Firewall Dragon. Ningirusu’s Trigger Effect special summoned Stargrail’s Chosen from hand.
Chung-Chuan attacked with everything and that was the game.
Kubo Kujiro [True King Dinosaur Yang Zing] 1 – 2 Huang Chung-Chuan [Brilliant Venus Stargrail]
Chung-Chuan has chosen to play the brand new Stargrail archetype and it paid off for him. With a 6-0 record after Round 6, he has secured himself a slot in the Top 64.