February 11 Weekly Recap

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Every new week at Kingslayer Games means a new week of grinding points and a new week of competition. Every Monday we will review the previous week and spotlight one or more decks.

Going forward, Standings will be updated at blog.kingslayergames.com/standings-season-2 three times a week at minimum, on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

If you go undefeated at an event, let a Staff member know and they can take a picture of your decklist for the recap.


Standings have been updated at blog.kingslayergames.com/standings-season-2 or in the Invitational Standings tab above.

Monday Standard

With the Invitational concluded, the grind for Championship Points resumed. Bobby McCamey squared off in the final round against Sam Lewis. Bobby was 3-0 with his horde of creatures, while Same curiously brought all Islands. Ultimately the blue flyers would overcome Bobby’s mythic heavy deck to claim first place.

Player Deck Record Points
Sam Lewis Mono Blue 3-1 3
Bobby McCamey Temur Monsters 3-1 3
Tony Boozan Simic Nexus 3-1 3
Dylan Feeman Gates 3-1 3
Nicolas Johnson Esper Control 3-1 3

 

Monday Legacy

Legacy this week featured no undefeated players, as the Death and Taxes menace was kept in check. No featured decklist this time.

Player Deck Record Points
Martin Mackey Death and Taxes 2-1 2
Dean Kuster Miracles 2-1 2
Nishant Soma Goblins 2-1 2
Jake Cutler Death and Taxes 2-1 2

Midweek Standard

Fresh off of his win at the Invitational, Dylan Feeman defeated both Jacob Cook and Andrew Goodwin to earn an undefeated finish in the final round against the only Azorius Aggro player in the room, Brian Love.

Player Deck Record Points
Dylan Feeman Gates 4-0 4
Jacob Cook Sultai Midrange 3-1 3
Nicolas Johnson Esper Control 3-1 3
Andrew Goodwin Mardu Aristocrats 3-1 3

Thursday Modern

MagicFest LA is on the horizon, and with the March 1st fast approaching comes a bigger incentive to play Modern.  Cole Werner piloted his Dredge list to a 4-0 victory over Jason Jahromi, earning his first 4-0 in Modern. With 8 different deck going 3-1 or better, Modern is as diverse as it has ever been. Cole’s decklist is our Featured Modern Decklist this week.

Player Deck Record Points
Cole Werner Dredge 4-0 4
Jason Jahromi Abzan Rock 3-1 3
Joshua Yuan Hollow One 3-1 3
Matt Hollander Dragons 3-1 3
Chris Tolar 8-Rack 3-1 3
Joel Waters Devoted Company 3-1 3
Cody Nord Hardened Affinity 3-1 3
Travis Young Electrodominance 3-1 3

Friday Standard

Jimmy Nguyen tore through the competition at FNM, taking down back to back Gates players before overcoming Max Curd’s Deathwhirler deck in the finals. Jimmy’s deck is our Featured Standard Decklist this week.

Player Deck Record Points
Jimmy Nguyen Azorius Aggro 4-0 4
Max Curd Deathwhirler 3-1 3
Ryan Sanders Sultai Midrange 3-1 3
Andrew Goodwin Gates 3-1 3
Davey Oberlin Bant Midrange 3-1 3

Friday Modern

Offering a second chance at glory to those interested in preparing for MagicFest LA, Modern FNM fires alongside Standard. Andrew Jara took this one down with a 3-0-1 record, eking out first place off the back of his early draw.

Player Deck Record Points
Andre Jara Jeskai 3-0-1 3
Nicolas Johnson Mono Red Phoenix 3-1 3
J Burley Affinity 3-1 3

Standard Showdown

Players turned up in force for the first Standard Showdown of Ravnica Allegiance. Joshua Tenny took this one down with his Temur Nuxes deck.

Player Deck Record Points
Joshua Tenny Temur Nexus 4-0 4
Nicolas Johnson Esper Control 3-1 3
Erik Dowling Naya Monsters 3-1 3
Jonathan Galbraith Mono Red 3-1 3
Andrew Goodwin Gates 3-1 3
Peter Phan Izzet Burn 3-1 3
Aaron Sigal Mono Blue 3-1 3

Standard Featured Decklist — Jimmy Nguyen’s Azorius Aggro

FNM Standard

Modern Featured Decklist — Cole Werner’s Dredge

Thursday Modern

Thanks for stopping by this week. We’ll be posting some Deck Techs this week for some of the hottest Standard decks, as well as my tournament report for the Invitational. I’ll be trying to refine my testing process prior to MagicFest LA, so any comments or suggestions for Modern would be appreciated.

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