Tourny Report from Jeff Aaronson
This Tuesday's tournament was Type 2, not exactly my best format, so I brought a deck which was a Nameless Pile of green beats and blue stuff. It contained:
In Round 1 I played Sean Flecther, he was playing a blue deck that splashed white for Disenchant and sideboard cards. In game 1 I beat him down with a Blastoderm and a Curfewed Hermit Druid. In game 2 he beat me with Morphling after I Curfewed it twice, but couldn't draw a counter. In game three I found out how bad Aura Flux is and had to kill one with a second so I could play Multani's Presence. Morphling beat me down again.
In Round 2 I faced Josh Wiley playing a G/W deck with Blinding Angel, Mageta, Armagedon and Mana Elves. In game one he got control with Blinding Angel and a Parralax Wave, but I top decked a Spitting Spider which Stopped his Angels and then my creatures came out to finish him off. In game two Josh was mana flooded and I defeated him easily.
In Round 3 I played Enzo Aquino who had a bye in the first round. He was playing Suicide Black. In game one he almost killed me before I stablized for the win. In game two he got a bad draw and lost when I countered his Perish.
In Round 4 I faced Robert Brewington, who was playing Tinker. In game one he got out a Processor for 5 (should have been six), but I was able to keep him from making tokens by playing threats he had to counter. I played and Curfew a Hermit Druid, then played another, and was able to overwhelm his blockers for the win. In game 2 I drew all of my counters while he had a bad draw and even though he was playing 12 counters I was able to out counter him and keep his threats off the board. I was lucky to win this matchup.
I didn't make top 4 due to tiebreakers, but after a 4-way split Steve McCarthy left and the remaining 3 decided to play it out for points. I played Arun, who was playing a Mono-red deck. My Yavimaya Grangers and Vine Trelis's defused his land destuction and stalled his creature rush, but burn finished me. In game 2 and three My Spidersilk Armors were too much for him to handle, and he got slower starts, allowing me to stablize.
We didn't play anymore because it was midnight and Boldo had a mortal fear of facing me in tournaments.