Round 11: Benedikt Junk (T.G.) vs Daniel Kaltenbacher (Dino Rabbit)

[p]It’s the final round of swiss and many Duelists are “on the bubble”. 2 of those are here at our Feature Match table. Benedikt Junk is a YCS Regular at this point and today he’s running T.G. (with no [tengu][s] as “it makes opposing [maxx][s] live”), whereas his Austrian opponent Daniel Kaltenbacher is playing Dino Rabbit. Kaltenbacher’s a veteran of the game, making Top 8 of the 2006 European Championship in Bochum. One of these will have a great shot of making it to the Top 32 after this Round, while the other may have to rely on some impressive tiebreakers, let’s find out how it unfolds![/p]

Can Kaltenbacher win 1 more Match?
Can Kaltenbacher win 1 more Match?

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[div] Kaltenbacher won the die roll and chose to go first. He started the Duel with [kabaz] and 4 Set Spells and Traps.

Junk played [pod], adding [bribe] to his hand. He then set 5 Spell/Trap cards!

Kaltenbacher attacked directly with [kabaz].

Junk passed.
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You know what'd be a cool play right about now? Heavy Storm...
You know what'd be a cool play right about now? Heavy Storm...

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Kaltenbacher played [storm] and Junk responded with [bribe], but Kaltenbacher had [sj]! [b][u]All 10 Spells and Traps went into the Graveyard![/b][/u] He Summoned [tour] and then a [sangan] with its effect before Xyz Summoning [17]. Both of his monsters attacked directly to put Junk on 2100 Life Points.

Junk Summoned [barbaros] and ran over [kabaz] for 200 points of damage before setting 2 Spells or Traps.

Kaltenbacher Summoned [rabbit] but Junk negated it with [warning]. [17] attacked and when Kaltenbacher revealed the [tour] in his hand Junk scooped up his cards to go to Duel 2.[/div]
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Kaltenbacher takes Duel 1 after a massive Heavy Storm!

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Junk's close to topping another YCS
Junk's close to topping another YCS

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[div]Junk started Duel 2 with a Set monster and 2 Spell/Trap Cards.

Kaltenbacher destroyed [warning] with [mst] and Set 4 Spells and Traps.

Junk [fs]ed [striker] and attacked directly before Setting 2 more cards. Kaltenbacher flipped [decree] in the End Phase!

Kaltenbacher Summoned [tkr] and declared an attack. Junk activated [em1] and Chained [mst] to destroy Decree and swap both monsters. Striker def

Junk Summoned [wanghu] and Kaltenbacher flipped [macro], followed by [tt] to clear the field. Junk ended his turn and added [rhino]to his hand.

Kaltenbacher Summoned [tour] and [sangan] before Junk flipped Tour guide down with [bom]. [sangan] attacked direct. He set 1 card.

Junk played [pod] and added [mst] to his hand before destroying [sj]. He Summoned [rhino] and took down [sangan].

Kaltenbacher Summoned [saurus] and flipped Tour Guide over as both monsters attacked.

Junk Summoned [tkr] and took down [tour] before playing [smash] on [saurus].

Kaltenbacher played [smash] to destroy [tkr] before Setting a Spell/Trap.

Junk Summoned another [tkr] but it was negated with [warning].

Kaltenbacher Set a monster.

Junk Set a monster and a Spell/Trap.

Kaltenbacher Summoned [saurus] which was destroyed by the [snowman] it attacked.

Junk Summoned [warwolf] and Xyz Summoned [leviair], which Summon [tkr] again. Thunder King attacked into the Set [snowman] which destroyed Leviair.

Kaltenbacher Set 1 Spell or Trap.

Junk revived [wanghu] with [reborn] and after revealing [hotpants] (to boost its ATK) forced this match into Duel 3.[/div]
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Junk levels the score!

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Well that's one way to get rid of a Zenmaines...
Well that's one way to get rid of a Zenmaines...

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[div]Kaltenbacher started the final Duel with [tour]! [sangan] was Summoned before he Xyz Summoned [zenmaines] and set a Spell/Trap.

Junk played [mst] on [macro], Summoned [cydra] and Summoned [cfd], taking his opponent’s Zenmaines in the process! [wanghu] attacked directly, and Junk Set 2 Spell/Trap Cards.

Kaltenbacher Summoned his own [cydra] to attack over [cfd] before Setting a monster.

Junk drew [warning] and Set it after playing [hole]. He Summoned [warwolf] and attacked directly.

Kaltenbacher Summoned [tkr], which was destroyed by [warning].

Junk attacked with Warwolf again and Set a card.

Kaltenbacher Summoend another [tkr], which this time was going to be flipped down with [bom], but he kept it up with [sj]. Thunder King destroyed [warwolf], he set a Spell/Trap, and Junk was deprived of his search!

Junk Set a Spell or Trap.

Kaltenbacher attacked again and set a back row card.

Junk Set another.

Kaltenbacher attacked again.

Junk Set another Spell/Trap and conceded soon after; he just couldn’t get a monster![/div]
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Kaltenbacher’s in with a shot of making Top 32!

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