Thursday, November 24, 2016

ISML 2016: Saber Delivers The Upset Of The Round


ISML 2016: Saber Delivers The Upset Of The Round

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
November 24, 2016

Match Day 5 of the 2016 International Saimoe League postseason is in the books and we start with action in the Female Division. Yukino Yukinoshita rolled past Jibril 1624-1227, Nao Tomori won a 1412-1370 nailbiter over Iroha Isshiki, Saber scored the Upset of the Round and the closest victory of the round, a 1461-1427 thriller over Yui Yuigahama and Rin Tosaka clobbered Asuna Yuuki 1512-1357. All four winners advanced to the next round of the tournament.



In the Male Division, Yuzuru Otonashi rolled past Edward Elric 1502-1115, Korosensei dismantled Keima Katsuragi 1386-1124, Kiritsugu Emiya prevailed over Koyomi Araragi 1343-1298 and Archer dominated Rintarou Okabe 1379-1282 in a sweep for Fate/Stay Night. Yuzuru and Edward already qualified for the next round, while Archer and Kiritsugu punched their tickets today. In the consolation round, Kurisu Makise defeated Ayase Aragaki 1498-1306 while Kyon took down Souma Yukihira 1343-1229.



In Fall Diadem action, Chitose Karasuma routed Hana Miyakishi 1519-568, Yuinshiel Asteria defeated Kae Serinuma 949-691, Fine whipped past Matoi Sumeragi 971-714, Mizore Yoroizuka dismissed Nozomi Kaminashi 12676-816, Ui Wakana leveled Izetta 1103-976, Sayaka Miyaka slammed Fuuka Reventon 973-784, Ai-chan cruised past Momoka Sonou 1174-939 and Sayuri Muranushi defeated Tamaki Honda 994-696.



Match Day 6 of the 2016 International Saimoe League is the quarterfinals of the tournament, scheduled for November 25, 2016. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.