Round 9: Peter Gross (Chaos) vs Florian Günner (Dino Rabbit)
[p]It’s time for the first Round of the day! Austrian Duelist Peter Gross is a familiar name around here and his Chaos Deck’s doing well for him so far. His opponent is Florian Günner, who also hails from Austria and is playing Dino Rabbit. The winner of this match will have a good chance of making Top 32, while his opponent will have to pull out all the stops and get a little lucky. Let’s see how they get on![/p]
[div]Gross started with a Set Spell/Trap.
Günner started his turn and Gross flipped [dustshoot] over! He shuffled [rabbit] back to Günner’s Deck, leaving him with [tour], [guaiba], [lance], [sj] and [mst]. Günner passed.
Günner drew [storm] and passed.
Gross activated [pod] and revealed 2 [reaper] (taking one) and [hole]. He [ns]ed Reaper and attacked directly, discarding [mst] from Günner’s hand. He Set 2 Spell/Traps.
Günner Summoned his [tour] and followed it up with [sangan]. [sangan] attacked [reaper] and Günner activated [lance] in the Damage Step to destroy it. Tour Guide attacked directly and he Set 1 Spell/Trap.
Gross played [mst] to destroy [sj] and then Summoned his own Tour Guide! It brought out the second [sangan] of the day to make the fields look very similar. He Xyz Summoned , detached [sangan] and attacked over [tour], destroying it.
Günner played [storm] to destroy [tt] and then Summoned another [tour]! It brought out Günner’s third copy and he Xyz Summoned [zenmaines]. Zenmaines attacked into  and destroyed it in the End Phase after he set a Spell/Trap.
Gross Summoned [bls] in [def]! He banished [zenmaines].
Günner Summoned [saurus] and ended his turn.
Gross’s Envoy was hit by [ced] in the Standby Phase and returned to his hand. He [ns]ed [deko] and destroyed [sangan] with it! He added [rabbit] to his hand. [smash] destroyed [saurus] and [reborn] revived it as Gross Xyz Summoned .
Günner drew his own [bls]. He Summoned [rabbit], banished it and brought out 2 copies of [saurus] and Xyz Summoned his own . The 2 Utopias battled and took each other down.
Gross Summoned [bls] again! He followed it up with [reaper] and both attacked directly. Günner lost his own [bls] because of it and conceded![/div]
Peter gross takes the lead!
[div]Günner started Duel 2 with [rabbit]! He Xyz Syummoned [laggia] after Summoning 2 [kabaz]. He Set 1 card to finish.
Gross was hit by [dustshoot] right away! He revealed [night], [tour], [bom], [tkr] and 2 copies of [electric virus]. After commenting on it being a tough decision Günner sent back the Tour Guide. Gross discarded [electric virus] to take Laggia and attack directly before Summoning [tkr] giving Laggia back in the End Phase.
Günner attacked over Thunder King with Laggia and Set 1 monster followed by a Spell/Trap.
Gross discarded his second Virus to take Laggia again and Summoned [tour]. Tour Guide brought out [sangan] as it declared an attack on Günner’s Set monster. [snowman] was flipped and Laggia was destroyed! Gross Xyz Summoned  and [sangan] was detached.
Günner destroyed both monsters with [hole] and Summoned [kabaz], which attacked directly.
Gross Set a monster on his turn, followed by Spell/Trap.
Günner Summoned [saurus], Gross flipped it down with [book], and Günner revived his other [kabaz] with [reborn]. He Xyz Summoned [dolkka], attack into [night], and negated its effect.
Günner Flip Summoned [saurus], only to lose his monsters to [tt].
Gross Set a Spell or Trap card.
Günner passed and lost his Set [tt] to [mst].
Gross revived [laggia] with [reborn] and attacked directly. [gorz] and a Token were Summoned and in Main Phase 2 he tried to banish Gorz with [caius], only to get hit by [veiler].
Günner turned both monsters to Attack Position, Summoned [rabbit] and that was enough to win Duel 2![/div]
[div]Gross opened the third and final Duel with 1 minute remaining in the Round. He Set a monster.
Günner Summoned [rabbit] and Gross had [maxx]! Günner Summoned 2 [kabaz] and followed it up with [dolkka]. He attacked and destroyed the set [deko], negating its effect. He Set 1 card to finish as Time was called.
Gross [ss]ed [cydra] and lost it to [bth]. He then [ns]ed [reaper] and played [smash]! Dolkka went down and reaper discarded [tkr] after a direct hit.
Günner Summoned [tour]! He brought out another one and Xyz Summoned [leviair]. It brought back [rabbit] which then Summoned 2 [kabaz]. All of his monsters attacked the Reaper to dish out some serious damage. He Xyz Summoned [laggia] to finish.
Gross [ns]ed [night] and Xyz Summoned . Günner negated the Summon with Laggia. Gross [ss]ed [sorcerer] which was destroyed by [warning], and that was enough for him to offer the handshake![/div]
Florian Günner emerges victorious!