Monday, August 18, 2014

ISML 2014: Topaz round robin wraps up

ISML 2014: Topaz round robin wraps up

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
August 18, 2014

Match Day 7 of the 2014 International Saimoe League Topaz Period wrapped up, and we have seven in contention for the final necklace of the regular season. Let's take a look at the results from Topaz 7.

NOVA DIVISION 

In the Nova Division, Haqua du Lot Herminium defeated Karuta Roromiya 3445-2957, Yui slammed Laura Bodewig 3844-3035, Tohka Yatogami hammered Yaya 3729-3269, Yoshino grounded Kuroyukihime 4364-3213, Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi romped past Mikan Yuuki 4189-2709 and Azusa Azuki routed Furano Yukihira 4359-2307.

Sanae Dekomori defeated Ririchiyo Shirakiin 3629-3366, Tohka Takanashi dismantled Charlotte Belew 3999-2797, Yukina Himeragi prevailed over Nyarlathotep 3460-3258, Momo Velia Deviluke cruised past Noumi Kudryavka 3511-2944, Eru Chitanda whipped past Yukino Yukinoshita 3780-3129 and Kurousagi bounced past Shinka Nibutani 4191-3120.

Wrapping up Nova play, Kotori Itsuka won the closest match of the night: a 3843-3799 thriller over Rikka Takanashi, Misaki Shokuhou destroyed Rin Natsume 3926-3045, Suguha Kirigaya won a 3477-3409 nailbiter over Chocolat, Nanami Aoyama crushed Mirai Kuriyama 4110-2896, Origami Tobiiichi finished her ISML run with a 3998-2761 victory over Shiori Shiomiya and Asuna Yuuki slashed past Kurumi Tokisaki 4348-3468.

STELLA DIVISION

In the Stella Division, Meiko Honma prevailed over Erio Touwa 3533-3252, Haruhi Suzumiya dominated Shouko Kirishima 3835-2951, Inori Yuzuriha rolled past Kobato Hasegawa 3886-3192, Mikoto Misaka electrocuted Kanade Tachibana 4490-3518, Illyasviel von Einzbern defeated Shinobu Oshino 3566-3038 and Saber slashed past Hitagi Senjougahara 3964-2698.

Yui-nyan rocked Konjiki no Yami 3515-3285, Yuki Nagato whipped past Masami Iwasawa 3679-2925, Taiga Aisaka roared past Sena Kashiwazaki 4400-2760, Azusa Nakano romped past Yuri Nakamura 3929-3288, Mashiro Shiina routed Ayase Aragaki 4337-3010 and Sora Kasugano delivered the Upset of the Round: a 3575-3450 barnburner over Yui Hirasawa.

Wrapping up Stella play, Charlotte Dunois defeated Hinagiku Katsura 3301-3036, Last Order stormed past Victorique de Blois 3975-3175, Kirino Kousaka thrashed Yozora Mikazuki 3772-2877, Shana torched Mio Akiyama 4147-3404, Eucliwood Hellscythe silenced defending champion Ruri Gokou 3824-3566 and Kurisu Makise thumped Nadeko Sengoku 3718-2583.

In special exhibition play, Sakamoto defeated Tama 2953-2651 and Mare S Ephemeral took care of Starship Ezekiel 2841-2047.

Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
ISML 2014 Topaz Necklace Odds
As of August 18, 2014

Kotori Itsuka EVEN
Yoshino 2-1
Mashiro Shiina 4-1
Shana 7-1
Rikka Takanashi 20-1
Eucliwood Hellscythe 25-1
Kurousagi 50-1

Match Day 8 of the 2014 International Saimoe League is scheduled for Aug. 21, 2014. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.

2channel Anime Saimoe 2014: First Round Odds, Match Day 1

A1-1
KIRYUUIN Satsuki @ Kill La Kill 40-1
MINAMI Kana @ Minamike Natsuyasumi EVEN
MINAMI Shizuku @ Sakura Trick 5-1
RYUUGAJOU Nanana @ Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin 10-1
Prediction: Kana Minami by >=50
Over/Under: 300
Over

B1-1
Aislinn Wishart @ Saki Zenkoku-hen 10-1
KATAOKA Yuuki @ Saki Zenkoku-hen EVEN
Nymph @ Sora no Otoshimono Final 50-1
Prediction: Yuuki Kataoka by >=60
Over/Under: 300
Over

C1-1
DAIRENJI Suzuka @ Tokyo Ravens 40-1
MISAWA Maho @ Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS 3-1
RYUUGUU Rena @ Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku: Outbreak 8-1
Prediction: Maho Misawa by <=50
Over/Under: 300
Over

D1-1
KOUSAKA Honoka @ Love Live! 2-3
YUIGAHAMA Yui @ Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru 10-1
Kon @ Tokyo Ravens 60-1
Prediction: Honoka Kousaka by >=70
Over/Under: 300
Over