Friday, August 24, 2018

ISML 2018: Amethyst Begins To Wind Down

ISML 2018: Amethyst Begins To Wind Down

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam On Baltic Avenue
August 24, 2018

Match Day 8 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Amethyst Period is history. There were no surprises in Spring Seasonal action, as tipped, Maho Hiyajou defeated Asirpa 3849-1641 and Ruki Irokawa eased past Tsukasa Taira 3377-1629. The Female Division, however, was a different story as a number of tipped spreads were smashed.

In the Female Division, Chiyo Sakura defeated Iroha Isshiki, Ai Haibara routed Mashiro Shiina 7708-3858, Yui Yuigahama won a 3733-3657 nailbiter over Mirai Kuriyama, Mikasa Ackermen flattened Suguha Kirigaya 4528-3121, Yukino Yukinoshita smashed Sakura Kinomoto 5521-3770, Nero Claudius whipped past Tamako Kitashirakawa 4346-3444, Tomoyo Daidouji stormed past Kumiko Oumae 4434-2841 and Saber slashed past Rikka Takanashi 6748-3188.

Umaru Doma cruised past Reina Kousaka 4836-2689, Kuroko Shirai defeated Mayuri Shiina 4123-3356, Schwi Dola scored the Upset of the Round, a 5390-5320 scalp of Asuna Yuuki, Yuki Nagato prevailed over Azusa Nakano 3462-3228, Kotori Minami mowed down Mordred 3916-3298, Shiro defeated Kaori Miyazono 4677-4364, Origami Tobiichi eased past Yui Hirasawa 4318-3197 and Sora Kasugano dismissed Ruiko Saten 3873-3344.

Wrapping up Female Division past, Kurisu Makise rumbled past Rin Tohsaka 5588-4437, Ayase Aragaki won a 3889-3788 barnburner over Eriri Sawamura Spencer, Aqua outlasted Nanami Aoyama 3621-3264, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Emilia 6986-3809, Yoshino silenced Utaha Kasumigaoka 3809-3563, C.C. dominated Yui 4111-3557, Chtholly Nota Seniorious annihilated Illyasviel von Einzbern 8119-2768 and Nao Tomori hung Shino Asada 4041-3411.

In the Male Division, Ciel Phantomhive stunned Ryuunosuke Akasaka 3340-3185, Riku Dola rocked Kusuo Saiki 4135-3471, Willem Kmetsch smashed Shuu Ouma 4227-3088, Osamu Dazai toppled Akihito Kanbara 3581-2868, Archer dominated Lancer 4431-2290, Kaito Kuroba won the closest race of the round, a 3697-3666 thriller over Gintoki Sakata, Itachi Uchiha raced past Ren Amamiya 3733-3094 and Rintarou Okabe eased past Conan Edogawa 4074-3767.

Yuu Otosaka flew past Kazuma Satou 3167-3072, Kyon defeated Son Goku 3340-2811, Gilgamesh impaled Saitama 4708-3411, Ryuuji Takasu roared past Saika Totsuka 3261-3179, Tatsuya Shiba defeated Yashiro Isana 3310-2808, Takashi Natsume whipped past Shirou Emiya 4327-3541, Li Syaoran won a 3706-3639 nailbiter over Eren Yeager, Izaya Orihara defeated Izayoi Sakamaki 3188-2862 and Nagisa Shiota steamrolled Karma Akabane 4172-2536.

Wrapping up Male Division action, Shouto Todoroki moved down Subaru Natsuki 4120-3045, Satoshi leveled Tsukasa Mizugaki 3672-2652, Ainz Ooal Gowl routed Yuuta Togashi 5545-3106, Ken Kaneki punched Taihei Doma 3733-3179, Kyousuke Kousaka prevailed over Seiya Kanie 3033-2938, Kiritsugu Emiya broke Touma Kamijou 3773-3675 and Kousei Arima defeated Shidou Itsuka 3417-3085.

Match Day 9 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Amethyst Period is scheduled for August 26, 2018. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.