Friday, May 16, 2014

ISML 2014: Chitanda, Misaka lead Amethyst

ISML 2014: Chitanda, Misaka lead Amethyst

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
May 16, 2014

Match Day 3 of the 2014 International Saimoe League Amethyst Necklace Phase is in the books and Eru Chitanda leads the Nova Division while Mikoto Misaka is at the front in the Stella Division. There's still a long ways yet to go in this round robin so let's take a look at the results.

NOVA DIVISION

In the Nova Division, Yoshino routed Laura Bodewig 3608-1512, Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi romped past Misaki Shokuhou 3107-2112, Rikka Takanashi trounced Noumi Kudryavka 3539-1643, Kotori Itsuka annihilated Rin Natsume 3662-1527, Eru Chitanda throttled Momo Velia Deviluke 3034-2075 and Kuroyukihime flew past Yukina Himeragi 3338-1622.

Shinka Nibutani defeated Azusa Azuki 2942-2297, Touka Takanashi prevailed over Mikan Yuuki 2638-2435, Shiori Shiomiya defeated Karuta Roromiya 2350-2300, Chocolat prevailed over Charlotte Belew 2423-2138, Nanami Aoyama obliterated Nyarlathotep 3143-2000 and Mirai Kuriyama won the closest match of the night, a 2591-2531 thriller over Yui.

Wrapping up Nova action, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Furano Yukihira 3816-1344, Kurousagi bounced past Haqua du Lot Herminium 2875-1961, Yaya thumped Origami Tobiiichi 3004-2017, Yukino Yukinoshita crushed Suguha Kirigaya 3070-2032, Tohka Yatogami leveled Sanae Dekomori 3256-2029 and Asuna Yuuki slashed past Ririchiyo Shirakiin 3313-1909.


STELLA DIVISION

In the Stella Division, Konjiki no Yami drubbed Meiko Honma 2889-2184, defending champion Ruri Gokou ran past Yui Hirasawa 3399-1929, Kobato Hasegawa prevailed over Haruhi Suzumiya 2679-2509, Taiga Aisaka roared past Yozora Mikazuki 3707-1506, Mashiro Shiina mowed down Last Order 3472-1932 and Yui-nyan rocked Erio Touwa 3002-2008.

Yuri Nakamura gunned down Masami Iwasawa 3530-1225, Sena Kashiwazaki trampled over Kirino Kousaka 2790-2271, Inori Yuzuriha whipped past Shouko Kirishima 3117-1915, Ayase Aragaki cruised past Victorique de Blois 3039-2052, Azusa Nakano romped past Yuki Nagato 2819-2277 and Shana torched Nadeko Sengoku 3505-1684.

Wrapping up Stella action, Illyasviel von Einzbern won a 2438-2371 barnburner over Hinagiku Katsura, Sora Kasugano delivered the Upset of the Round: 2745-2274 over Hitagi Senjougahara, Mio Akiyama boomed past Kurisu Makise 2915-2252, Kanade Tachibana sliced and diced Charlotte Dunois 3629-1619 and Eucliwood Hellscythe silenced Saber 2843-2353.

In exhibition action, Saya Tokido crushed Inari Fushimi 2519-1979 while Sara Matsunaga defeated Sumika Kagami in a snoozer, 1403-1344.

Match Day 4 of the 2014 International Saimoe League Amethyst Period is scheduled for May 18, 2014. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.