LCQ Finals: Jaka Bavdek (Inzektors) vs. Sebastien Pirasteh (HERO)
This Last Chance Qualifier began with 16 Duelists. Now there are only 2. 12-year-old Jaka Bavdek from Slovenia is facing off against France’s Sebastien Pirasteh for a chance to compete in the World Championship Qualifier: European Championship this weekend! Bavdek is using an Inzektor Deck, and Pirasteh is using a Deck that combines the HERO strategy with Worms! With LCQ registration now closed, only one of these Duelists will earn the right to compete this weekend’s European Championship!
Bavdek started off the Match by Setting a monster and Setting 3 cards to his back row.
Pirasteh opened up with Pot of Duality, Mystical Space Typhoon, Solemn Warning, Torrential Tribute, Book of Moon, and Gemini Spark. He activated Pot of Duality to reveal Starlight Road, Elemental HERO Stratos, and another Gemini Spark from the top of his Deck, and added Stratos to his hand. He activated Mystical Space Typhoon next, destroying Bavdek’s Book of Moon. He followed up by Summoning Stratos, and used its effect to add Elemental HERO Neos Alius from his Deck to his hand. Pirasteh Set 4 cards to his back row and then attacked Bavdek’s face-down Inzektor Dragonfly, flipping it face-up.
Bavdek flipped 2 face-down Mystical Space Typhoons to destroy Pirasteh’s Gemini Spark and Torrential Tribute, and then Normal Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld. He used its effect to Special Summon Sangan from his Deck and then attacked Stratos with Sangan. Sangan was destroyed, and Bavdek added an Inzektor Hornet from his Deck to his hand with Sangan’s effect. Next, Bavdek used his Dragonfly’s effect to equip it with his Hornet, and after it attached, Pirasteh used Book of Moon to put the Dragonfly face-down. Hornet fell to the Graveyard. Bavdek tried to Flip Summon his Dragonfly; but Pirasteh negated its Summon with Solemn Warning. But that didn’t end Bavdek’s turn! Bavdek Special Summoned his Dragonfly back from the Graveyard with Call of the Haunted, and used its effect to equip it with the Hornet in his Graveyard. He used Hornet’s effect to destroy Pirasteh’s Stratos and used Dragonfly’s effect to Special Summon Inzektor Centipede. Then he used Centipede’s effect to equip it with Hornet and sent Hornet to the Graveyard to destroy his own Tour Guide. Bavdek searched his Deck for a copy of Inzektor Dragonfly to add to his hand with his Centipede’s effect. Bavdek combined his Centipede and Dragonfly to Xyz Summon Wind-Up Zenmaines next, and Set a card before ending his turn.
Pirasteh drew Miracle Fusion. He Summoned Neos Alius and then used Miracle Fusion to banish his on-field Neos Alius and the Stratos in his Graveyard to Summon Elemental HERO The Shining. The Shining attacked Zenmaines, and Zenmaines lost an Xyz Material. Zenmaines destroyed The Shining in the End Phase, and Pirasteh returned Stratos and Neos Alius to his hand.
Bavdek Set a card to his back row and Summoned Inzektor Dragonfly. After Bavdek equipped his Dragonfly with Hornet, Pirasteh conceded.
Jaka Bavdek wins Duel 1 with his Inzektor Deck! Sebastien Pirasteh will be going first in Duel 2!
Pirasteh opened up Duel 2 with Reinforcement of the Army, Pot of Duality, Effect Veiler, Elemental HERO Bubbleman, Solemn Warning, and Worm Xex. He used Reinforcement of the Army to add Elemental HERO Stratos from his Deck to his hand and then activated Pot of Duality, revealing Mystical Space Typhoon, Monster Reborn, and Starlight Road from the top of his Deck. He added Monster Reborn to his hand and shuffled the other 2 cards back into his Deck. He Summoned Stratos and activated its effect to add Elemental HERO Neos Alius from his Deck to his hand. Pirasteh Set Solemn Warning before ending his turn.
Bavdek tried to Summon Tour Guide From the Underworld, but Pirasteh negated its Summon with Solemn Warning! Bavdek Set 2 cards and then ended his turn.
Pirasteh drew Book of Moon and then Normal Summoned Elemental HERO Neos Alius; but Bavdek banished it with Bottomless Trap Hole. Stratos attacked directly next, dropping Bavdek down to 6200 Life Points. Pirasteh Set Book of Moon before ending his turn.
Bavdek Summoned Inzektor Dragonfly and used its effect to give it a Hornet, but then Pirasteh used Effect Veiler to negate Dragonfly’s effect, and Hornet fell to the Graveyard. Bavdek Set a card before ending his turn.
Pirasteh drew Gemini Spark next turn. He Summoned Worm Xex and used its effect to send Worm Yagan from his Deck to his Graveyard. Bavdek used Threatening Roar to stop Pirasteh’s monsters from attacking!
Pirasteh combined Stratos with Xex to Summon Maestroke the Symphony Djinn in Defense Position and then used Monster Reborn to Special Summon Inzektor Hornet from Bavdek’s Graveyard in Defense Position. He Set Gemini Spark before ending his turn.
Bavdek tried attacking Hornet with his Dragonfly, but Pirasteh used Book of Moon to put the Dragonfly face-down. Bavdek Set a monster before ending his turn.
Pirasteh drew Torrential Tribute! He switched Maestroke into Attack Position and then attacked Bavdek’s face-down Sangan with it. Sangan was destroyed, and Bavdek added an Inzektor Hornet from his Deck to his hand with its effect. Pirasteh Set Torrential Tribute and then ended his turn.
Bavdek activated Mystical Space Typhoon to destroy Pirasteh’s face-down Torrential Tribute and then Flip Summoned Inzektor Dragonfly! He used his Dragonfly’s effect to equip it with the Hornet in his hand and then sent Hornet to the Graveyard to destroy Pirasteh’s face-down Gemini Spark. Bavdek Special Summoned Inzektor Centipede from his Deck with Dragonfly’s effect, and then used Centipede’s effect to equip it with his Hornet. Next, he sent Hornet to the Graveyard to try to destroy Maestroke, and Maestroke lost an Xyz Material. Bavdek added Inzektor Dragonfly from his Deck to his hand with his Centipede’s effect. Pirasteh Summoned Inzektor Dragonfly next, and used its effect to give it another Hornet. He sent Hornet to the Graveyard to take another Xyz Material from Maestroke, and Special Summoned Centipede from his Deck with Dragoonfly’s effect. Then he gave his Centipede a Hornet, and sent Hornet to the Graveyard to destroy Maestroke. He added another Dragonfly to his hand with Centipede’s effect. Inzektor Dragonfly attacked and destroyed Pirasteh’s Hornet, and then Bavdek’s other Dragonfly and both Centipedes attacked Pirasteh directly! In Main Phase 2, Bavdek combined Inzektor Centipede with Inzektor Dragonfly to Summon Wind-Up Zenmaines in Defense Position.
Pirasteh drew Hero Blast. He Set it, Special Summoned Elemental HERO Bubbleman, and then offered the handshake, realizing that he wouldn’t be able to win.
Jaka Bavdek wins 2-0 with Inzektors and earns the chance to compete in the WCQ: European Championship!Back to all news