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Top 64 Feature Match: Stefano Memoli (Wind-Ups) vs. George Abatzidis (Dino Rabbit)

08.07.2012 | 12:15 |

Italy’s Stefano Memoli is Dueling against Greece’s George Abatzidis in a Match that will pit Wind-Ups against Dino Rabbit in this Top 64 Feature Match! Dino Rabbit and Wind-Up Decks have had a lot of success this weekend, so the strengths and weaknesses of each Deck in the Wind-Up / Dino Rabbit matchup is likely to determine the outcome of this weekend.

Duel One

Abatzidis started off the Match by Summoning Kabazauls and Setting 2 cards to his back row.

Memoli opened up with Wind-Up Shark, Tour Guide From the Underworld, Wind-Up Rat, Effect Veiler, Wind-Up Magician, and Wind-Up Hunter. He tried to Summon Tour Guide From the Underworld, but lost out to Abatzidis’s Solemn Warning. Memoli ended his turn with no cards on the field.

Abatzidis attacked directly with Kabazauls to drop Memoli down to 6300 Life Points. He Set 2 more cards to his back row before ending his turn.

Memoli drew Heavy Storm! He activated it to destroy Abatzidis’s face-down Compulsory Evacuation Device, Safe Zone, and Bottomless Trap Hole. Next, Memoli Summoned Wind-Up Magician and Special Summoned Wind-Up Shark from his hand. He used his Magician’s effect to Special Summon another Magician from his Deck and then reduced his Shark to Level 3 in order to activate the effect of his other Magician. Abatzidis instantly conceded!

A topdecked Heavy Storm allows Stefano Memoli to overcome George Abatzidis’s field and take a quick victory in Duel 1! Abatzidis will be going first in Duel 2!

Duel Two

George Abatzidis

Abatzidis started off Duel 2 by Summoning Rescue Rabbit to the field! He banished the Rabbit to Special Summon 2 copies of Kabazauls from his Deck and then combined both Kabazauls to Xyz Summon Evolzar Laggia. He Set 2 cards to his back row and ended his turn.

Solid first turn!

Memoli opened up with Tour Guide From the Underworld, Dark Hole, Wind-Up Magician, Mystical Space Typhoon, and 2 copies of Wind-Up Rat. He Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld and activated its effect. Abatzidis Chained Maxx “C” and drew a card when Memoli Special Summoned Sangan from his Deck. Next, Memoli combined Tour Guide with Sangan to try to Xyz Summon Wind-Up Zenmaines; but Abatzidis negated its Summon with the effect of Evolzar Laggia. Memoli Set Mystical Space Typhoon, but lost it to Abatzidis’s Mystical Space Typhoon in his End Phase.

Abatzidis Summoned Tour Guide next turn! He activated its effect to Special Summon another Tour Guide from his Deck and then combined both Tour Guides to Xyz Summon Leviair the Sea Dragon! He detached an Xyz Material from Tour Guide to Special Summon Rescue Rabbit from his banished zone and then banished the Rabbit to Special Summon 2 copies of Sabersaurus from his Deck. Abatzidis attacked directly with Leviair, both copies of Sabersaurus, and Evolzar Laggia to wipe out all 8000 of Memoli’s Life Points.

8000 points of damage!

George Abatzidis Summons Rescue Rabbit on his first turn and Tour Guide From the Underworld on his second turn to seal Duel 2! Memoli will be going first in Duel 3!

Duel Three

Stefano Memoli

Memoli opened up with Solemn Judgment, Pot of Avarice, Dimensional Prison, Snowman Eater, Wind-Up Shark, and Tour Guide From the Underworld. He Summoned Tour Guide From the Underworld and activated its effect to Special Summon Sangan from his Deck. Next, he combined his Tour Guide with his Sangan to Xyz Summon Wind-Up Carrier Zenmaity, and detached Sangan from Zenmaity to Special Summon Wind-Up Magician from his Deck. He Special Summoned Wind-Up Shark from his hand and used his Magician’s effect to Special Summon another Magician. Then he used his Shark’s effect to reduce it to Level 3, and used his other Magician’s effect to Special Summon Wind-Up Hunter from his Deck. He Tributed Wind-Up Magician with Wind-Up Hunter to send Mirror Force from Abatzidis’s hand to his Graveyard, and then combined Wind-Up Hunter with Wind-Up Shark to Xyz Summon another copy of Zenmaity. He detached Wind-Up Hunter from Zenmaity to activate its effect and Special Summon Wind-Up Rat from his Deck, and then used the effect of Wind-Up Rat to Special Summon Wind-Up Hunter. He Tributed Wind-Up Magician to send Jurrac Guaiba from Abatzidis’s hand to his Graveyard with his Hunter’s effect and then Xyz Summoned his last Zenmaity. Abatzidis asked Memoli if he had Pot of Avarice in his hand, and when Memoli showed it to him, Abatzidis conceded!

Italy’s Stefano Memoli is moving on to the Top 32!