Round 10 Feature Match: Vincent Ralambomiadana (Dino Rabbit) vs. Estaban Almeide (Chaos Dragons)

France’s Vincent Ralambomiadana and Ecuador’s Estaban Almeide are no strangers to tournament pressure. Both Duelists have competed in the World Championship, and now they’re facing off against one another in this Round 10 Feature Match that will determine which Duelist finishes the Swiss Rounds with an 8-2 record.

Duel One

Ralambomiadana

Ralambomiadana opened up with Sabersaurus, Kabazauls, Tour Guide From the Underworld, Soul Taker, Torrential Tribute, and Macro Cosmos. He Summoned Sabersaurus and Set both Traps.

Almeide Set a monster and passed.

Ralambomiadana drew Heavy Storm. He flipped Macro Cosmos and then Summoned Kabazauls. He combined both of his Dinosaurus to Xyz Summon Dolkka and then attacked Almeide’s face-down Ryko. Ryko’s effect tried to activate, but Ralambomiadana negated it with Dolkka!

Almeide Summoned Tour Guide and tried using its effect; but Ralambomiadana negated it by detaching Dolkka’s last Xyz Material. Almeide ended his turn with no field.

Ralambomiadana drew Dark Hole. He Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld and used its effect to Special Summon Sangan from his Deck. He combined Sangan with Tour Guide to Summon Leviair the Sea Dragon and then detached an Xyz Material from Leviair to Special Summon Sabersaurus. Next, he attacked directly with Leviair, Sabersaurus, and Dolkka, dropping Alemide down to 2000 Life Points.

It's every Chaos Dragon Duelist's worst nightmare - a Macro Cosmos in Duel 1!

Almeide Normal Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld next turn and used its effect to Special Summon another copy from his Deck. He combined both Tour Guides to Xyz Summon Number 17: Leviathan Dragon. He detached a Tour Guide to boost his Dragon up to 2500 ATK and then attacked Leviair to destroy it in battle.

Ralambomiadana drew Solemn Judgment next turn! He activated Soul Taker to destroy Number 17: Leviathan Dragon and give Almeide 1000 Life Points, and then Sabersaurus and Dolkka attacked directly to win Ralambomiadana the Duel!

Vincent Ralambomiadana uses Macro Cosmos and Evolzar Dolkka to take a quick win in Duel 1! Estaban Almeide will be going first in Duel 2!

Duel Two

Almeide

Almeide started off Duel 2 by Summoning Tour Guide From the Underworld and using its effect to Special Summon another copy from his Deck. He combined both copies to Xyz Summon Number 20: Giga-Brilliant and then detached an Xyz Material to give it 300 ATK. Almeide Set a card to his back row before passing.

Ralambomiadana opened up with Soul Taker, Forbidden Lance, Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer, Spirit Reaper, Dimensional Prison, and Dark Hole. He activated Soul Taker to destroy Number 20: Giga-Brilliant, Summoned Kycoo, and attacked directly with Kycoo. Kycoo banished Number 20: Giga-Brilliant and Tour Guide from Almeide’s Graveyard. Ralambomiadana Set 2 cards before passing.

Almeide Set a monster and passed.

Ralambomiadana drew Bottomless Trap Hole. He Summoned Spirit Reaper and attacked Almeide’s face-down monster with Kycoo, destroying his Sangan in battle. Almeide added Honest from his Deck to his hand with Sangan’s effect, and then Spirit Reaper attacked directly to drop Almeide down to 6900 Life Points. Spirit Reaper knocked Heavy Storm out of Almeide’s hand. Ralambomiadana Set Bottomless Trap Hole before ending his turn, but lost it to Almeide’s Mystical Space Typhoon in the End Phase.

Almeide Set a monster and passed.

Ralambomiadana drew Mystical Space Typhoon. He attacked Almeide’s face-down Honest with Kycoo, costing himself 100 Life Points. He switched Spirit Reaper into Defense Position and Set Mystical Space Typhoon before ending his turn.

Alemeide Tributed Honest to Summon Darkflare Dragon and then attacked Kycoo; but Ralambomiadana used Forbidden Lance in the Damgae Step, and Almeide’s Darkflare Dragon was destroyed in battle! Almeide lost 200 Life Points, and Kycoo banished Honest and Tour Guide Almeide’s Graveyard.

Ralambomiadana drew Starlight Road. He switched Spirit Reaper into Attack Position and Almeide used Effect Veiler to negate its effect. Reaper and Kycoo attacked Almeide directly, and Kycoo banished Darkflare Dragon and Effect Veiler from Almeide’s Graveyard. Ralambomiadana Set Starlight Road before ending his turn.

Almeide Set a monster and passed.

Ralambomiadana drew Sabersaurus. He Summoned it to the field and then attacked Alemeide’s face-down monster with it. Almeide’s Ryko flipped up and used its effect to destroy Kycoo and send Eclipse Wyvern, Royal Decree, and Effect Veiler from the top of Almeide’s Deck to his Graveyard. Almeide banished Dark Armed Dragon from his Deck with the effect of his Wyvern. Next, Ralambomiadana attacked directly with Spirit Reaper, forcing Almeide to discard Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning!

Almeide banished Eclipse Wyvern and Sangan from his Graveyard to Special Summon Chaos Sorcerer and then returned Dark Armed Dragon to his hand thanks to his Wyvern’s effect. He used Allure of Darkness next, allowing him to draw 2 cards and banish Dark Armed Dragon from his hand. Almeide banished Sabersaurus with Sorcerer’s effect and then Set a monster.

Ralambomiadana drew Kabazauls. He Normal Summoned it and then used Dark Hole; but he negated his own Dark Hole with Starlight Road to Special Summon Stardust Dragon!

Stardust attacked and destroyed Chaos Sorcerer, then Kabazauls attacked Almeide’s face-down Ryko. Ryko targeted Spirit Reaper for destruction, and Ralambomiadana negated Ryko’s effect with Stardust Dragon. Spirit Reaper attacked next, and Almeide Special Summoned Gorz the Emissary of Darkness from his hand, along with an Emissary of Darkness Token! Almeide discarded his last in-hand card, Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon due to Reaper’s effect.

Almeide attacked Kabazauls with Gorz and Ralambomiadana flipped Dimensional Prison to banish it. In Main Phase 2, Almeide banished Ryko and Chaos Sorcerer from his Graveyard to Special Summon Darkflare Dragon.

Ralambomiadana drew Tour Guide From the Underworld! He Summoned it and activated its effect to Special Summon Sangan from his Deck.

Ralambomiadana combined Reaper with Tour Guide to Summon Leviair the Sea Dragon and then detached Tour Guide to Special Summon Sabersaurus with Leviair’s effect. He combined Sabersaurus with Kabazauls to Xyz Summon Number 39: Utopia and then attacked Darkflare Dragon with Utopia to destroy it. Sangan attacked and destroyed Almeide’s Token, and Spirit Reaper attacked directly, forcing Almeide to discard Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon from his hand.

Almeide had no cards in his hand or on his field, but he topdecked Lightpulsar Dragon! He Special Summoned it by banishing Darkflare and Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning from his Graveyard, and attacked Kabazauls to destroy it.

Ralambomiadana activated his Leviair’s effect to Special Summon Almeide’s banished Tour Guide From the Underworld and then combined Tour Guuide with Sangan to Xyz Summon Muzurhythm the String Djinn. Utopia attacked Lightpulsar Dragon, destroying both monsters and allowing Almeide to Special Summon Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon from his Graveyard in Defense Position. Then Muzurhythm attacked and destroyed Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon by detaching an Xyz Material to double its own ATK.

Almeide Set a monster and passed.

Ralambomiadana attacked Almeide’s face-down Eclipse Wyvern with Leviair to destroy it and then attacked directly with Muzurhythm to seal the Duel!

Vincent Ralambomiadana wins 2-0 and will be advancing to the Top 64 with his 8-2 record.

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