Round 6: Patrik Rieder (Mermails) v Jerome Chambored (Spirits)
Round 6! One more round to go after this one folks. Patrik Rieder and Jerome Chambored are on the bubble and they literally have all to play for. Rieder greets us with Mermails and Chambored with spirits. Rieder himself has won YCS London previously so we’re expecting a great match!
“Hey! I know what you’re playing!” Says Rieder as his opponent enters the stadium. Chambored looks a little scared and confused, but shakes Rieder’s hand and sits down.
Chambored wins the roll and goes first.
Chambored opens with a [aratama] and gets [nikitama] to hand. He sets three [fd] [sts] and ends turn.
Rieder summons [undine] and Chambored delivers a [sw]. Rieder sets three [fd] [sts] to mimic his opponent.
Chambored plays a Monster Card face down
[asphere] is flipped and is taken out by a [mst]! Another one is chained and the [linde] hits the field. The effect summons [pike] who discards [hilde]. [undine] enters the hand and is played. [tidal] is sent to the grave and [controller] is brought to hand. [allure] is played removing [controller]. [tidal] is Special Summoned and attacks a [gt jiangshi]. [gt mary] enters Chambored’s hand. [gt mary] is discarded by Chambored and [gt jiangshi] is brought to the field. Rieder sets one and ends.
Chambored flips [gt jiangshi] and brings another [gt mary] to hand. Chambored Summons [nikitama] and Special Summons [kage2] and [aratama]. [tt] is played and the field is wiped in a crashing wave along with Chambored’s dreams.
Rieder flips his card contemplatively and checks Chambored’s Graveyard. He discards [linde] and Special Summons [a teus]. He Normal Summons [linde] and Special Summons [tidal]. He attacks directly and Chambored discards [gt mary] setting a [gt jiangshi]. He discards [pike] and special summons [leed]. He attacks some more and in [mp2] Xyz Summons a [sack]. He uses [sack]’s effect to chain and destroy Chambored’s set [fd] [st] and Chambored scoops!
Rieder takes the win in this game, but can he do it twice!?!
Chambored goes first and opens again with [aratama], getting a [nikitama] to hand. He sets a [fd] [st] and ends his turn.
Rieder Normal Summons [undine] and gets [adrag] and [amark] goes to hand. He attacks directly. Rieder sets three [fd] [sts] and ends his turn.
Chambored plays [nikitama] and [aratama]. He overlays and brings out [kotfi] who falls into a [tthn]! Chambored plays [creep] and gets [kage2] to his hand.
Rieder plays [dust] in Chambored’s End Phase and discards a [linde] to bring out [a teus] (Chambored plays [maxx]). [linde] gets [gunde] to hand, summons [controller] and attacks directly! He Synchro Summons [leo] and ends his turn, declaring loudly and proudly it’s effect.
Chambored plays [nikitama] and [kage2], he then special summons [aratama]. Chambored overlays into , sets two [fd] [sts] and sighs his turn away.
Rieder summons [a pike] which has its [soul drain]ed. He attacks and  detaches.
Chambored needs to come up with a plan! He only has 2200LP left and there’s enough damage to finish him on his opponents side of the field. He activates [po2] and Summons [nikitama]. He Summons [aratama] as well and overlays into [dweller]. He fills his remaining [sts] slots with cards and ends.
Rieder attacks until he clears Chambored’s field but has his [leo] under Chambored’s chains on [mp2].
Chambored does nothing.
Rieder Summons [a mark] and ends turn.
Chambored, realising there’s no use delaying it, scoops.
[b]Patrik signs his slip and pumps his fist. “Lets go on the bubble!”[/b]
[b]Rieder wins 2-0![/b]