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A New Type 2- Conley Woods’s 2nd Place Tempered Steel at MTG World Championships

Conley Woods, perennial rogue deckbuilder finally broke down and brought an established archetype (Tempered Steel), along with his Channel Fireball teammates, to the Magic: The Gathering World Championships this weekend.  It paid off, the deck took Woods through the rounds of Standard undefeated.  Woods sat pretty at 1st place all weekend, his only losses being intentional concessions to CF teammates Paulo Vitor Dama De Rosa and Luis Scott Vargas until the finals.  After breezing through the early rounds, becoming the last CF team member standing of four (including PVDDR and LSV) after the semifinals, Woods finally dropped a match to Wolf-Run Ramp in the finals. Continue reading A New Type 2- Conley Woods’s 2nd Place Tempered Steel at MTG World Championships

A New Type 2- Pat Chapin’s Grixis Control at MTG World Championships

by Adam Willson via Daily MTG

 

If you don’t already know, Thursday saw the start of the Magic: The Gathering World Championships in San Francisco.  Day 1 opened with 6 rounds of Standard, and the excitement started early.  Two of the main stories from Thursday were Conley Wood’s undefeated run through the bracket (as I write this he’s 12-1, after scooping to fellow Channel Fireball-er Paulo Vitor Dama De Rosa), and Pat “The Innovator” Chapin’s Grixis Control deck. Continue reading A New Type 2- Pat Chapin’s Grixis Control at MTG World Championships