Trap cards were a non-factor in competition for over a year; the game just got too fast and too combo-centric for traps to matter. But backrow's back this format, and we continue to see more floodgates, more Solemn cards and more general play-stoppers in the tournament spotlight! What's a duelist to do? How do you survive big back row defences?

That's an important question in tournament play right now because there are so many options, from Main Deck picks and Side deck tricks all the way to utility monsters in the Extra Deck. In today's video Doug looks at the full spread and helps you figure out which ones are the right choice for your deck, and your meta game.

What are YOU running to blow out backrows? Let us know, down in the comments.