Saturday, November 10, 2018

ISML 2018: Ruby Period Underway

ISML 2018: Ruby Period Underway

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
November 10, 2018

Match Day 1 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Ruby Period is in the books. In the Female Division, Kamui Kanna routed Chiyo Sakura 13285-7519, Rin Tosaka defeated Saber 11247-10093, Yuki Nagato prevailed over Mirai Kuriyama 10002-9642, Rem crushed Shinka Nibutani 12895-6737, Shiro bounced Tooru 10949-9040 and Nagisa Furukawa scored the Upset of the Round, a 11041-9722 scalp of Emilia.

Asuna Yuuki slashed past Tomoyo Daidouji 14729-6530, Illyasviel von Einzbern cruised past Ai Haibara 12872-7153, Tamako Kitashirakawa prevailed over Taiga Aisaka 9792-9515, Yukino Yukinoshita defeated Nanami Aoyama 11483-8765, Kurisu Makise eased past Rikka Takanashi 11661-8678 and Schwi Dola won a 10105-9922 barnburner over Reina Kousaka.

Wrapping up Female Division play, Shouko Nishimiya defeated Utaha Kasumigaoka 11487-8504, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Sakura Kinomoto 12608-10244, Azusa Nakano romped past Nao Tomori 10683-8972, Chtholly Nota Seniorious dominated Yui Yuigahama 11022-9710, Mashiro Shiina defeated Sagiri Izumi 10975-10032 and Haruhi Suzumiya exploded past Megumin 10742-9280.

In the Male Division, Hachiman Hikigaya defeated Ken Kaneki 9903-8530, Kiyotaka Ayanokouji won the closest race of the round, a 9306-9254 nailbiter over Touma Kamijou, Shouto Todoroki prevailed over Shouya Ishida 9633-8972, Levi leveled Subaru Natsuki 9680-9040, Kusuo Saiki whipped past Ainz Ooal Gowl 9158-8713 and Li Syaoran defeated Kazuma Satou 9496-9240.

Taki Tachibana defeated Edward Elric 9623-9369, Rintarou Okabe punched Saitama 9809-8525, Ryuuji Takasu roared past Willem Kmetsch 10206-8692, Gilgamesh impaled Itachi Uchiha 13022-6748, Archer dominated Takashi Natsume 10126-8413 and Karma Akabane rolled past Eren Yeager 9715-9527.

Wrapping up Male Division action, Nagisa Shiota prevailed over Kyon 9207-8810, Shirou Emiya defeated Conan Edogawa 9207-8810, Tomoya Okazaki eased past Izuku Midoriya 9289-8887, Riku Dola rocked Izaya Orihara 9360-8492, Kiritsugu Emiya barreled past Yuuta Togashi 9444-8923 and Astolfo flew past Yato 9390-8445.

In Summer Seasonal action, Platelet defeated Rem Galleu 10481-9684, Go Matsuoka prevailed over Rachel Gardner 9247-9078, Erythrocyte hammered Krista Lenz 10516-9188, Chisa Kotegawa defeated Satsuki Usui 9296-8887, Ayano Hanesaki defeated 9463-9113 and Rinne Ohara, an odds-on favorite for the Diadem by the Bedlam on Baltic Avenue, crushed Ton Baileu 11278-7054.

Wrapping up Summer Seasonal action, Yui HGanesaka defeated Yurine Hanazono 9983-8535, Jashin-chan defeated Siegrune 9266-8934, Satou Matsuzaka eased past Hiyo Yukino 9395-8951, Hanako Honda whipped past Airi Yamamoto 9212-9791, Haruka Oozora took down Okou 9496-8591 and Aoi Yukimiya prevailed over Akira Ouno 9113-8986.

In exhibition play, Re=L Rayford sliced and diced Saya Sasamiya 10227-6972 and Saki Mikajima prevailed over Saya Minatsuki 8817-8685.

Match Day 2 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Ruby Period is scheduled for November 11, 2018. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.