DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/18/2013    Duedate: 07/01/2013

ZUKAL ARENA

DM-9    TURN-725

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

ODDLY ELEGANT
DEVIATION (523)
(9-5624) [8-2-0,111]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

ODDLY ELEGANT                  POSITION IS EMPTY
DEVIATION (523)                
(9-5624) [8-2-0,111]           

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

QUARTZ                         QUARTZ
RED FURY (318)                 RED FURY (318)
(9-4242) [11-14-1,81]          (9-4242) [11-14-1,81]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. RED FURY (318)              50
2. DEVIATION (523)             42      DEVIATION (523)
3. QUEEN (522)                 18      Unchartered Team
4. PAPERBOYS (502)              1
5. SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)      -17      BROTHERS IN ARMS (420)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 DEVIATION (523)           16   9  0 64.0   1/ 1 SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)    12  3 0
 2/ 2 SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)     64  37  0 63.4   2/ 2 RED FURY (318)            8  7 0
 3/ 3 QUEEN (522)               73  56  5 56.6   3/ 3 DEVIATION (523)           6  3 0
 4/ 4 RED FURY (318)           140 133  9 51.3   4/ 4 QUEEN (522)               6  5 0
 5/ 5 BLUE MOON (381)          858 %1027 28 45.5   5/ 5 BLUE MOON (381)           3 12 0
 6/ 6 PAPERBOYS (502)            9  61  0 12.9   6/ 6 PAPERBOYS (502)           0  3 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 724): RECOIL of SERPENTS HOLD 3 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 726): AESARA of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 683): BOUTTE of ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 720): VARICK of TERMINUS (Carick, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 722): GOLDPLATED of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 714): DEBRA ELSITH of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 715): WALTER PIDGEON of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 359): CAPEX of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 712): CALYPSO of BOHICA (Scruffy Puff, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 357): KATANA of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 708): SQUISHY GIANT of THE WALKING DEAD (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 705): FROGGY FOO FOO of BATTLE FROGS S01 (Grimm, mgr)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 697): FURIOUS FROGPALER of BATTLE FROGS (Grimm, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 656): BAIN of ORDER (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 335): ROSELYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 329): FRASIER of CHEERS (Otis, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 316): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 587): KULGAN of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 722): BIG DOG of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 554): GIRL SCOUT COOKIE of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 549): XYLOID of SCRABBLE (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 264): DUM BULL of THE BULLS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 510): GEORGE PETERSON of MEDAL OF HONOR (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 504): XAVIER of RUNEBLADES (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 496): URIK DARKHEART of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 613): REM of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 724): SERPENTS HOLD 3 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 726): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 683): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 720): TERMINUS (Carick, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 722): PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 714): YORK'S ARCADE (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 715): MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 359): EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 712): THE TAKEN (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 357): AVENGERS (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 708): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 705): BIG LAKE BANDITS (Den, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 697): BATTLE FROGS (Grimm, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 656): TOLBIN'S X-MEN (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 335): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 329): CHEERS (Otis, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 316): LIFE IMAPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 587): MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 572): UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 554): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 549): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 264): THE FLYING FISH (?, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 510): I HATE TOURNEYS (Anti-Tourney, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 504): FALSE OVERTURES (Guido, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 496): MEDAL OF HONOR Z2 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 613): THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 724): RECOIL of SERPENTS HOLD 3 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 714): MORRIS ORMRAN of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
                            FENSTER GOLLY of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 358): THE INFLUENCER of LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 711): SHARK NORMAN of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 356): WAKIZASHI of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 707): MUFFY STOFELES of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 705): SHE'S A JAR of SUMMERTEETH (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
                                   TAVELSHAN KETHAL of THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr)
                       (turn 704): BURIED TREASER of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 329): FRASIER of CHEERS (Otis, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 316): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 587): KULGAN of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 722): BIG DOG of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
              (turn 721): HOFFA of BUGS, SLUGS & THUGS (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 554): GIRL SCOUT COOKIE of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 547): THE BLUE PILL of THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 264): MRALISSA LOON of MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 504): XAVIER of RUNEBLADES (Stillgard, mgr.)
                                  KOGAN DJIAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings, Warriors of ZUKAL.  Allow this humble servant Novgorodny Vir to give 
you a respite from the fights in the form of this Spyreport.  Say what you will about 
blind luck and dirty fighting, but RED FURY will tell you 140-133-9 is nothing to 
laugh at...  Practice pays for FUSE, who pummelled RIGEL STONE, to pocket 19 points.  
A certain someone should cut down on the drinking and practice more, after losing 14 
points to IM THE TRIED & TRUE.  (Discrete enough, CHANTAL?) You could cut the tension 
with a scimitar as ODDLY ELEGANT of DEVIATION met the Duelmaster.  In ZUKAL, nothing 
is permanent (except Death), and we find ourselves a new Duelmaster, ODDLY ELEGANT.  
So who's the team that's been walking into taverns last week and ordering milk?  
Sounds like a PR stunt to me.   
     A Zenmaster once told me, 'Does not the spinning wheel turn?  And do not the 
little birds cry out?'  Any ideas?  Perhaps the warriors of QUEEN should take up some 
hobbies, as they are the most avoided team...  Like a pup with its tail between its 
legs, DEVIATION scurried away from QUEEN.  Oh, the shame!   
     Like the wind whispering among the pines, do hearest I many disquieting rumors.  
Ask not a spymaster for counsel, for he will pontificate long after you have fallen 
into an unconscious stupor.   
     All good things must come to an end.  My fingers tire and I fear my incessant 
prattling may cause unfair judgement upon my impeccable character.  Can anything 
compare to the pleasure of writing Spyreports for ZUKAL?  On that giddy note I take 
my leave-- Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ODDLY ELEGANT 5624            8   2  0   111       DEVIATION (523)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SCALES 5637                  16   6  0    99       SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BICYCLE RACE 5609             9   3  0    90       QUEEN (522)
 THROUGH THE WINDOW 5398       9  61  0    88       PAPERBOYS (502)
 QUARTZ 4242                  11  14  1    81       RED FURY (318)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FANG 5654                    10   5  0    66       SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)
 WATSON 5695                   7   2  0    61       SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)
 TERM 5690                    11   1  0    59       SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LUMINESCENCE 5704             5   3  0    52       RED FURY (318)
-KWEE ZUN ART 5621             6   0  0    51       DEVIATION (523)
 WILKERSON 5694                4   7  0    43       BLUE MOON (381)
 IM THE TRIED & TRUE 5625      2   1  0    42       DEVIATION (523)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 STING 4361                    9   2  0    40       RED FURY (318)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MERCURY 5692                  8   4  0    33       QUEEN (522)
 GALILEO 5706                  3   4  1    32       QUEEN (522)
 THE TALL MAN 5683             6  10  0    28       BLUE MOON (381)
 KING RAT 5715                 3   2  0    24       QUEEN (522)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHANTAL 5714                  3   3  0    20       BLUE MOON (381)
 RIGEL STONE 5686              2  12  2    20       BLUE MOON (381)
 FUSE 5726                     1   1  0    20       RED FURY (318)
 PICASSO 5693                  2   9  0    15       BLUE MOON (381)
 BLAZAR 5705                   3   5  0    14       RED FURY (318)
-RED SPECIAL 5720              2   0  0    14       QUEEN (522)
-SMOT POKER 5622               0   2  0     6       DEVIATION (523)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
NIGHT FIGHTER 5698      0  1 0 DEVIATION 523        DARK CHAMPION         725  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Our congratulations to Recoil. -- Jorja and the Blue Moon

One-four?  Worse and worse!  Likely we'll have an oh-fer next time. -- the Blue Moon,
in eclipse

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

NIGHT FIGHTER was viciously butchered by DARK CHAMPION in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
ODDLY ELEGANT won victory over RECOIL in a 3 minute expert's Challenge Title battle.
THROUGH THE WINDOW was defeated by SCALES in a 1 minute master's Challenge duel.
IM THE TRIED & TRUE overpowered CHANTAL in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge fight.
FANG was viciously subdued by QUARTZ in a popular 6 minute bloody expert's brawl.
TERM overpowered GALILEO in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
LUMINESCENCE defeated WILKERSON in a 1 minute melee.
WATSON vanquished DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a action packed 1 minute uneven duel.
THE TALL MAN was overpowered by STING in a 1 minute uneven duel.
MERCURY overpowered PICASSO in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
RIGEL STONE was handily defeated by FUSE in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
BLAZAR was narrowly defeated by KING RAT in a 2 minute bloody match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       6         TOTAL PARRY        2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         AIMED BLOW        39 -  29 -  1      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         SLASHING ATTACK   18 -  14 -  0      56  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         WALL OF STEEL     15 -  13 -  0      54  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         LUNGING ATTACK    18 -  16 -  0      53  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         BASHING ATTACK     4 -   5 -  0      44  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      9 -  12 -  0      43  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-STRIKE       3 -   5 -  0      38  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         STRIKING ATTACK    7 -  15 -  2      32  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 725 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         4  AIMED BLOW     
AIMED BLOW         4 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  2     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  2         2  SLASHING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      2 -  2     STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  WALL OF STEEL  
                              BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  0     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    ODDLY ELEGANT 5624          8   2  0  111 DEVIATION (523)
LUNGING ATTACK   SCALES 5637                16   6  0   99 SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)
AIMED BLOW       WATSON 5695                 7   2  0   61 SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)
SLASHING ATTACK  STING 4361                  9   2  0   40 RED FURY (318)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is QUARTZ 4242.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
QUARTZ 4242.  The ten other most popular fighters were ODDLY ELEGANT 5624, FANG 5654, 
WATSON 5695, KING RAT 5715, SCALES 5637, NIGHT FIGHTER 5698, IM THE TRIED & TRUE 
5625, LUMINESCENCE 5704, STING 4361, and FUSE 5726.

The least popular fighter this week was RIGEL STONE 5686.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were PICASSO 5693, THE TALL MAN 5683, GALILEO 5706, CHANTAL 5714, 
THROUGH THE WINDOW 5398, MERCURY 5692, WILKERSON 5694, TERM 5690, BLAZAR 5705, and 
FUSE 5726.

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

RECOIL (9-5641) SERPENTS HOLD 3 (525)

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

For those of you who keep track of such things, several additional warriors 
graduated from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament. 

            R BAGGIO (17-4867) ITALIAN FOOTBALL (407) 
           BEAST CRAG (50-3222) PHILANTHROPISTS (353) 
        LAR'EH WALKER (60-5825) INGRATE WHITE NORTH (348) 
           ZEBRA (82-31553) MY FAVORITE ANIMAL (5199) 
        JOHN MCKINNEY (82-48893) MEDAL OF HONOR D2 (8226) 
          SEBASTIAN (82-15919) THE INQUISITION V (2401)
          GRAVE ROBBER (84-5984) DUNGEON CELL 32 (1129) 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes