Round 5 Feature Match: Rodrigo Togores vs. Adam Goddard

Spain’s Rodrigo Togores has previously won a European Championship and a YCS tournament. Now, Togores has traveled to Sheffield to participate in the world’s first ever Sealed YCS! Togores enjoys Battle Pack Sealed, and appreciates the skill involved with using even the weakest cards to win. He currently has a 3-1 record, and is hoping to win the rest of his Matches today. But Adam Goddard won’t make that easy for him. Goddard also has a 3-1 record, and will do everything he can to defeat Togores in this Round 5 Feature Match!

Duel One

Adam Goddard
Adam Goddard

Goddard Set a card to each zone and passed.

Togores opened up with Fabled Ashenveil, Naturia Strawberry, Mask of Darkness, Power Giant, Bazoo the Soul-Eater, and Mirror Force. He Summoned Ashenveil and attacked Goddard’s face-down Old Vindictive Magician. Old Vindictive Magician destroyed Ashenveil with its effect before being destroyed in battle. Togores Set Mirror Force before ending his turn.,

Goddard paid 800 Life Points to activate Premature Burial and revive Old Vindictive Magician. Then he Tributed it to Summon Skull Archfiend of Lightning. Next, he discarded Fighting Spirit to Special Summon The Tricky from his hand. He attacked with The Tricky, but Togores flipped Mirror Force to destroy both of Goddard’s monsters!

Togores drew Mobius the Frost Monarch next turn. He Summoned Naturia Strawberry and tried attacking directly, but Goddard flipped Call of the Haunted to revive Skull Archfiend of Lightning and block the attack. Strawberry’s effect activated, and Goddard rolled a six-sided die with his Archfiend’s effect to try to negate the Strawberry’s effect; but Goddard rolled a 2 and was unsuccessful.

Goddard Summoned Fox Fire. He attacked and destroyed Naturia Strawberry with his Skull Archfiend, and then attacked directly with Fox Fire.

Togores drew Heavy Storm! He activated it to destroy Goddard’s Call of the Haunted and Offerings to the Doomed, and Skull Archfiend went down with the Call of the Haunted. Next, Togores Set Mask of Darkness.

Goddard switched Fox Fire to Defense Position and Set a card to his back row.

Togores drew Ego Boost and then Flip Summoned Mask of Darkness to add Mirror Force from his Graveyard to his hand. Then he Summoned Bazoo the Soul-Eater. Mask of Darkness attacked and destroyed Fox Fire, and when Bazoo tried to attack, Goddard flipped Nightmare Wheel to stop the attack. Goddard Summoned Fox Fire back to the field in the End Phase.

Goddard Set a back row and passed.

Togores drew Forbidden Lance. He Tributed Bazoo to Summon Mobius the Frost Monarch, but Goddard flipped Skill Drain to negate its effect. Goddard’s Nightmare Wheel was destroyed because Bazoo left the field. Togores Set Forbidden Lance before ending his turn. Mask of Darkness attacked and destroyed Fox Fire, and then Mobius attacked Goddard directly, dropping him down to 3300 Life Points. Goddard Special Summoned Fox Fire back to the field in his End Phase.

Goddard drew a Trap Card and Set it.

Togores won the Duel on his next turn! He attacked Fox Fire with Mask of Darkness to destroy it, and then attacked directly with Mobius. Using Ego Boost, Rodrigo gave his Mobius the 1000 ATK it needed to finish the Duel!

Boosting his ego with a victory.
Boosting his ego with a victory.

Rodrigo Togores dominates the first Duel by slowly destroying Goddard’s cards to gain the upper hand! Adam Goddard will be going first in Duel 2!

Rodrigo Togores
Rodrigo Togores

Duel Two

Goddard Set a monster and passed his first turn.

Togores opened up with Tanngrisnir of the Nordic Beasts, Forbidden Lance, Gaap the Divine Soldier, Gene-Warped Warwolf, Heavy Storm, and Nightmare Wheel. He Set Tanngrisnir and Nightmare Wheel before ending his turn.

Goddard Summoned Milla the Temporal Magician and used its effect to look at Togores’s Nightmare Wheel. Next, he used Bait Doll to target Togores’s Nightmare Wheel, and Togores Chained it by targeting Ape Fighter. Goddard combined Ape Fighter with Milla next, in order to Xyz Summon Number 39: Utopia! Utopia attacked and destroyed Tanngrisnir, allowing Togores to Special Summon 2 Tokens.

Togores drew Naturia Strawberry and then Summoned Gene-Warped Warwolf. He attacked Number 39: Utopia with his Warwolf, hoping to use Forbidden Lance to weaken Utopia; but Goddard negated the Strawberry’s attack by detaching an Xyz Material from Utopia. Togores Set Forbidden Lance before ending his turn.

Goddard Summoned Blue Thunder T-45 and then attacked one of Togores’s Tokens to destroy it and Special Summon a Thunder Option Token in Attack Position. He used his Thunder Option Token to attack and destroy Togores’s other token left behind by Tanngrisnir. In Main Phase 2, Goddard switched Number 39: Utopia to Defense Position.

Togores drew Snatch Steal next turn! He activated it to take control of Blue Thunder T-45 and then attacked Goddard’s Thunder Option Token. Goddard lost 200 Life Points and Togores Special Summoned a Thunder Option Token of his own with Blue Thunder’s effect. In Main Phase 2, Togores Tributed Blue Thunder T-45 to Summon Gaap the Divine Soldier in Attack Position!

Goddard Summoned Goblin Attack Force and attacked Gaap to destroy it and deal 100 points of damage to Togores. Goblin Attack Force switched into Defense Position after attacking, and then Utopia attacked Gene-Warped Warwolf; but Togores used Forbidden Lance in the Damage Step to weaken Number 39: Utopia. Utopia was destroyed in battle, and Goddard lost 300 Life Points. Goddard Set a card to his back row before ending his turn.

Togores drew Botanical Lion and activated Heavy Storm! He destroyed Goddard’s Dust Tornado and Power Frame. Next, he Summoned Naturia Strawberry. Warwolf attacked and destroyed Goblin Attack Force, and then Strawberry and his Thunder Option Token attacked Goddard directly.

Goddard Set a monster and passed.

Togores drew Shield Warrior next turn. He attacked Goddard’s face-down Hedge Guard with his Gene-Warped Warwolf and lost 100 Life Points. Togores Set Shield Warrior before ending his turn.

Goddard Summoned Shield Warrior and combined it with Hedge Guard to Xyz Summon Grenosaurus. He attacked and destroyed Naturia Strawberry and then ddetached Shield Warrior from Grenosaurus to deal an extra 1000 points of damage to Togores. He Set a card to his back row before ending his turn.

Togores drew Darkworld Shackles. He Summoned Botanical Lion and combined it with Gene-Warped Warwolf to Summon Number 39: Utopia. He attacked Grenosaurus with Utopia, and Goddard banished Shield Warrior from his Graveyard to keep his monster on the field.

Goddard attacked with Grenosaurus, but Togores negated its attack with Utopia. He Set a monster and a back row before ending his turn.

Togores drew Mobius the Frost Monarch! He Tributed Shield Warrior to Summon it, and used its effect to destroy Goddard’s face-down Dark Bribe and Bait Doll.

Utopia attacked and destroyed Grenosaurus, and then Togores’s Thunder Option Token attacked and destroyed Goddard’s face-down Wind-Up Dog. Mobius attacked directly, dropping Goddard down to 1000 Life Points.

Goddard drew a card and conceded, unable to overcome Togores’s field.

Rodrigo Togores defeats Adam Goddard 2-0 and moves on with 4-1 record!

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