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Top 16: Konrad Grunewald (Dragon Rulers) vs Luca Chetoni (Dragon Rulers)

01.12.2013 | 17:13 |
Top 16! All to play for! Luca Chetoni versus Konrad Grunewald! Dragon Rulers versus Dragon Rulers! Which Dragons with rule the most?! LET'S FIND OUT!
Game One

Chetoni opens with a defensive set of two face-down Spell or Trap Cards and ends his turn. Grunewald activates his ravine and discards a Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms to the Graveyard to have a Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders join him. He makes an early game banish to Special Summon Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos, and Chetoni discards his Maxx "C". Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders bring their clones to hand. Grunewald sets one face-down Spell/Trap. Chetoni isn’t happy and discards his own Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and Trigon to destroy Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos. He sets his own face-down Spell/Trap, plays Mystical Space Typhoon on Dragon Ravine and ends. Grunewald isn’t stopped so easily and banishes Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders to Special Summon another Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos, who is Phoenix Wing Wind Blasted by Chetoni! Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms get copies of themselves and Grunewald ends. Chetoni opens his turn with a Sixth Sense! He calls three and four and Lady Luck shines upon him. “Every time!” exclaims Grunewald. He discards Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos to destroy Grunewald’s Solemn Warning and removes Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Maxx "C" for Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders. Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms invites a copy of himself to the hand. Chetoni plays Cards of Consonance discarding Dragunity Corsesca and Terraformings a Dragon Ravine. He plays his Dragon Ravine and discards Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders to get Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos. He banishes two, Special Summons Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and Normal Summons a Dragunity Corsesca. He Synchro Summons Scrap Dragon who is immediately Phoenix Wing Wind Blasted, Grunewald wasn’t taking any chances! Chetoni sets one face-down Spell or Trap Cards, sheds an imaginary tear, and passes. Debris Dragon hits the field and Maxx "C" hits the Graveyard! Trigon is Special Summoned and Ancient Fairy Dragon is Synchro Summoned! He destroys Chetoni’s Dragon Ravine and gains a cheeky 1000 Life Points and fetches his own Dragon Ravine which he then plays! He sends a Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms from hand to bring a Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls into the Graveyard. Chetoni asks how many cards Grunewald has in hand and does nothing else. Grunewald’s hand expands when he hits Sixth Sense with a roll of four! He destroys his Dragon Ravine with Ancient Fairy Dragon and then brings forth another from his Deck. He plays Sacred Sword of Seven Stars and removes Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls who fetches a Mythic Water Dragon from the Deck to hand. He Mystical Space Typhoons Chetoni’s Torrential Tribute and discards his Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms for Dragon Ravine to get Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls into his Graveyard. He removes Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and Dragunity Corsesca to Special Summon Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos. He the Normal Summons Mythic Tree Dragon and Special Summons Mythic Water Dragon from his hand. He then Xyz Summons Hieratic Dragon King of Atum and attacks for game!
Grunewald wins Game One!
Game Two

Chetoni goes first and uses Sacred Sword of Seven Stars banishing Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and bringing another Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders to hand. He discards Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Dragunity Corsesca to get Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos to his hand. He sets two face-down Spell or Trap Cards and passes. Grunewald is having none of it, he doesn’t trust those face-down cards and so discards Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and Trigon to destroy Debunk! He Normal Summons Debris Dragon and gets Trigon out, Maxx "C" is activated during this and he attacks with Trigon and Debris Dragon! In Main Phase 2 he Synchro Summons Black Rose Dragon who is Phoenix Wing Wind Blasted back to the Extra Deck! A little defeated, Grunewald ends by setting one face-down Spell/Trap. At the start of his turn Grunewald flips The Transmigration Prophecy slamming Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms back into the Deck, limiting Chetoni’s options! He activates Sacred Sword of Seven Stars and banishes Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders, getting a Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders to hand. He sets two face-down Spell or Trap Cards, sighs, and finishes. Grunewald banishes Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls but is Debunked and is unable to Special Summon Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos. He stills gets Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls from his Deck to his hand, who are happy enough to be with their brothers! Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders banishes Maxx "C" and Dragunity Corsesca to Summon himself in DEF mode. Chetoni then plays his Flamvell Guard and Synchro Summons Colossal Fighter and attacks! Grunewald discards Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and Dragunity Corsesca to bring Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos to hand and then banishes them both to Special Summon Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls in DEF mode! Maxx "C" is played, Chetoni feeling he can reap the benefits. He gets Flamvell Guard with Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and then Normal Summons him, Synchro Summons his own Colossal Fighter and ends with his defences all made up! Chetoni tears through them by discarding two Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and destroying Colossal Fighter! He removes Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and Flamvell Guard to Special Summon Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and attacks! Battle Fader hits the field and the attack stops! He starts Main Phase 2 and banishes two cards to Special Summon Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and Xyz Summon Mecha Phantom Beast Dracossack! He removes a material to Special Summon two Tokens and then uses Mecha Phantom Beast Dracossack’s effect to destroy himself and Battle Fader. Grunewald Special Summons a Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms by banishing Flamvell Guard and Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms. He plays Debris Dragon and Special Summons Trigon. Chetoni uses Phoenix Wing Wind Blast on Debris Dragon to stop any Synchro Summons. Grunewald just gets rid of the Tokens as they were "in the way". Chetoni removes Debris Dragon and Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms to Special Summon Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders. He searches for a Debris Dragon and Normal Summons it, Synchro Summoning an Ancient Fairy Dragon. He attacks, sets one face-down Spell/Trap and ends his turn. Debris Dragon is Normal Summoned by Grunewald and is joined by his friend Trigon! He Synchro Summons Black Rose Dragon to clear the field. He Special Summon Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls, attacks and ends with a face full of advantage. Chetoni has no answers. Grunewald banishes two Monsters and Special Summons Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls, Normal Summons Dragunity Corsesca and attacks… straight into Swift Scarecrow. He Synchro Summons Scrap Dragon and ends his turn. Chetoni Special Summons Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms, Xyz Summons into Number 11: Big Eye, detaches a material and attacks for game!
Chetoni wins Game Two
Game Three

Do I play this Dragon, or this Dragon?


Grunewald starts the best first turn I’ve seen in a while. Want card advantage? Because he’s got some going spare! He plays Cards of Consonance discarding Dragunity Corsesca, he then plays Cards of Consonance discarding Debris Dragon, he then plays Sacred Sword of Seven Stars removing Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms and bringing a Debris Dragon to hand. He finishes with a Terraforming to get Dragon Ravine, discarding Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms to get Trigon to his Graveyard and Normal Summon Debris Dragon Special Summoning Trigon and Synchro Summons Ancient Fairy Dragon destroying his Dragon Ravine and getting another from his Deck. He sets three face-down Spell or Trap Cards and ends! Chetoni discards two Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms to get a Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos from his Deck. He discards Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos and Trigon to destroy Mystical Space Typhoon. He sets two face-down Spell or Trap Cards to even things up and passes. Ancient Fairy Dragon attacks! Grunewald plays his Dragon Ravine and destroys it to fetch another from his Deck. He plays Sacred Sword of Seven Stars and banishes his Ancient Fairy Dragon from play. He plays his last Dragon Ravine and discards Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls. Chetoni sees what’s happening and puts a stop to it with his own Mystical Space Typhoon! Chetoni’s Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos gets bored and banishes two Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Stormss so he can come to the field! Grunewald is ready for him and Chains The Transmigration Prophecy on Trigon and Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos. He still gets his Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms’s effect and gets Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms from his Deck. Chetoni attempts to end but Grunewald doesn’t let him just yet with an Mystical Space Typhoon up in his face! Grunewald Special Summons Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls and gets Dragunity Corsesca to his hand. He plays Dragunity Corsesca but his attack is stopped by Swift Scarecrow! He enters Main Phase 2 and Synchro Summons Colossal Fighter. He lays down a face-down and throws it back to Chetoni. Chetoni’s Sacred Sword of Seven Stars banishes Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms allowing him to get a Dragunity Corsesca. Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders is Special Summoned, Dragunity Corsesca is Normal Summoned and Scrap Dragon is Synchro Summoned. He sets one face-down Spell/Trap but it is immediately Mystical Space Typhoon’d he sets another face-down Spell/Trap and destroys it to destroy Colossal Fighter! Grunewald attacks directly then Special Summons Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls. He sets up a face-down Spell/Trap and thrusts the turn back. Chetoni Normal Summons Debris Dragon and Special Summons Maxx "C" for Scrap Dragon fodder! Scrap Dragon destroys Maxx "C" to destroy Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls. He Special Summons Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders and Synchro Summons Star Eater and attacks! Scrap Dragon meets a Raigeki Break and it looks like Chetoni may win! Unfortunately it only looks like, as Grunewald reveals his Electric Virus!
Grunewald wins 2-1!