May 27 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.

Standings are updated at blog.kingslayergames.com/standings-season-2 every 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.


Monday Legacy

Jose Cisneros stepped out of the shadows to take down Monday Legacy. Piloting UB Shadow, Joe fought through a metagame of regulars, rising above both Ryan Borashan on Dredge and Pat Pearce on Depths.

Player Deck Record Points
Joe Cisneros UB Shadow 3-0-1 3
Pat Pearce Depths 3-1 3
Ryan Borashan Dredge 3-1 3

Midweek Standard

A command heavy metagame showcased the power of Interplanar Beacon in Midweek Standard, with Chris Kaifos overcoming Andrew Goodwin in the finals. An Unmoored Ego heavy lists, Chris Kaifos navigated through Command and Nexus on his way to a 4-0 finish, tearing through combo decks with ease.

Player Deck Record Points
Chris Kaifos Esper Control 4-0 4
Andrew Goodwin 4 Color Command 3-1 3
Dylan Feeman 4 Color Command 3-1 3
Shiyun Yang Jund Warriors 3-1 3
Sean Thompson 4 Color Command 3-1 3

Thursday Modern

As always, Modern showcases the best in format diversity, as Levi Hosler highlighted on his 4-0 finish with Mono Green Ponza. This deck uses Utopia Sprawl and Arbor Elf to fuel land destruction spells and large threats.

Player Deck Record Points
Levi Hosler Mono Green Ponza 4-0 4
Bastion Noah Mill 3-1 3
Cole Werner Dredge 3-1 3
Connor Whitten Izzet Phoenix 3-1 3
J Burley Affinity 3-1 3

Friday Standard

Navigating a diverse field of decks, our very own Dylan Feeman takes down FNM with 4 Color Command, taking down Joshua Tenny on Jeskai Planeswalkers in the finals. While ordinarily, we would feature the FNM winning decklist, we’ve chosen to feature the Standard Showdown list instead.

Player Deck Record Points
Dylan Feeman 4 Color Command 4-0 4
Joshua Tenny Jeskai Planeswalkers 3-1 3
Bobby McCamey 5 Color Command 3-1 3
Thien Phung Gruul Aggro 3-1 3
Dave Cyril Feather 3-1 3

Saturday Standard

With 4 Color Command featuring prominently in the shop’s metagame, Peter Phan’s interaction heavy Esper Midrange list was perfectly poised to take down the Tamiyo fueled menace. With timely Unmoored Egos, Peter took down Dylan Feeman in the finals, stopping back to back wins for our Command specialist. We’ve featured Peter’s decklist in the section below.

Player Deck Record Points
Peter Phan Esper Midrange 4-0 4
Dylan Feeman 4 Color Command 3-1 3
Joshua Tenny Jeskai Planeswalkers 3-1 3
Bobby McCamey 5 Color Command 3-1 3
Brian Schmitzer Mono Red 3-1 3

Standard Featured Decklist — Peter Phan’s Esper Midrange

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