Diary Duelist Update #3
08.07.2012 | 17:07
We already know who the winners of the first ever European Dragon Duel Championship are and the Top 32 of the European Championship will be underway shortly. Time for one last update of our Diary Duelists this weekend!
Last time I checked with Jake, he was still undefeated! He’s about to play in the Top 32 and everything continues to play out his way so far. You were able to follow his performance during round 9 in the Feature Match, so you’ll probably know all about it already.
In the final round in the Swiss portion, he went up against the only other undefeated player in the tournament, beating him with ease. Jake told me that his opponent simply did not draw the cards he needed.
A Chaos Dragon opponent followed in the Top 64 match and after Jake took the first game after it went back and forth for ages. The second game didn’t take that long thanks to Future Fusion that his opponent had in his opening 6. The third game, Jake used Dimensional Fissure to make sure he unleash the best plays of the Wind-Ups on the very first turn and preventing his opponent from using Effect Veiler. This helped him to claim the win.
Paolo felt well-rested and thought he could go all the way today. Unfortunately, his dreams got crushed in round 9 already. He won the first game, but couldn’t quite find a way out when his opponent started strong in the second game. He didn’t give up just then, but the third game also didn’t go his way and he eventually lost. He dropped from the Main Event right after.
Asked if he would now try his luck in the Public Events, he told me that he might play 1, but it doesn’t seem too likely at the moment. He first had to recover as he really expected to still make it and advance to the Top 64. Well, you can’t win them all, sometimes things just don’t go your way.
Unfortunately, being so caught up between Feature Matches of the Dragon Duel and the Main Event, we couldn’t get our hands on Besnik and Jaka once more. We hope you still enjoyed watching the progress of these 4 Duelists this weekend!