April 8 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 n event, let a Staff member know and they can take a picture of your decklist for the recap.

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


Every week of events means new friendships, new triumphs, and that endless progression of ambition on the ladder to success. Most of us come for the Magic, and stay for the people, and this week is no exception. This week we have our normal recap but have chosen an article from our Archives as an accompanying content piece. You can check out our first From the Archives article here, where Dylan breaks down his Invitational preparation and speaks about the importance of Community.

Monday Legacy

No undefeated player triumphed in this fast-paced edition of Legacy Monday. Ultimately we’ve chosen to feature Anthony’s Eldrazi Stompy deck in the section below and check it out if you want to see everyone’s favorite colorless Menace.

Player Deck Record Points
Anthony Garcia Eldrazi Stompy 3-1 3
Jason Jahromi Depths 3-1 3
Chris Tolar Depths 3-1 3
Kevin Celinder Elves 3-1 3
Kevin Kiang Stoneblade 3-1 3

Tuesday Modern

Another three round Modern event is in the books at Kingslayer Games, and our newest addition to the event roster showcases the diverse field of Modern. Shout out to renowned brewer Chase on making the cut with his Waste Not combo deck.

Player Deck Record Points
Joshua Tenny Dredge 3-0 3
Thien Phung Tribal Zoo 2-1 2
Chase Chappell Waste Not 2-1 2
Bobby McCamey Dredge 2-1 2

Thursday Modern

Tron triumphs on Thursday, as Sean McCarthy takes down Andrew Farris in an exciting matchup. Overcoming Arclight Phoenix on his way to the final match, Sean’s Wurmcoil laden list proved too much for the creature-heavy metagame. We’ve featured Sean’s decklist below.

Player Deck Record Points
Sean McCarthy Tron 4-0 4
Alexander Molnar Izzet Phoenix 3-1 3
Anthony Garcia Amulet Titan 3-1 3
Andrew Farris Eldrazi and Taxes 3-1 3
Dylan Feeman Izzet Phoenix 3-1 3
Thien Phung Tribal Zoo 3-1 3

Friday Standard

Brian Schmitzer barrels through the competition again on his way to another 4-0, taking down both Esper Control opponents along the way.

Player Deck Record Points
Brian Schmitzer Mono Red 4-0 4
Kevin Morris Esper Control 3-1 3
Tony Boozan Esper Control 3-1 3
Daniel Duong Jund 3-1 3
David Ganyo Sultai Reclamation 3-1 3

Friday Modern

Never one to shy away from Aether Vial, Bastion secures himself a 4-0 finish with Mono White Taxes — an Eldrazi and Taxes variant, but without the Tidehollow Sculler. This proved too much for renowned pants specialist Jose Santana and his Bogles.

Player Deck Record Points
Bastion Noah Mono White Taxes 4-0 4
Jose Santana Bogles 3-1 3
Bobby McCamey Dredge 3-1 3
Greg Pupura Tron 3-1 3
Chris Tolar Dimir Whir 3-1 3

Saturday Standard

Rattling off back to back finishes is never easy, but Brian Schmitzer does it with his first-place finish at Standard Showdown.

Player Deck Record Points
Brian Schmitzer Mono Red 4-0 4
Dane Erland Unknown 3-1 3
Jason Jahromi Mono White 3-1 3
Max Curd Jund 3-1 3

Legacy Featured Decklist — Anthony Garcia’s Eldrazi Aggro

Legacy Recap

Modern Featured Decklist — Sean McCarthy’s Tron

Thursday Modern


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