Vincent Thibeault started this site with a bang and I would like to keep things going with a tournament report of my own. Vincent and I actually played in the same PTQ. This would be the second time that we would end up finishing in the top 8 together, the first time being a 1K T2 tournament in February that attracted 86 players. We decided to collaborate shortly after this latest PTQ which explains why we did not play the same deck. I was testing everything I could in the format, but I was not satisfied with any of them, so I pulled a last-minute audible and ran a deck Michael Flores supplied at the 11th hour of the night before the tourney.
Hi everyone. I’m Vincent Thibeault and this is my first Magic the Gathering tournament report on a website. I played UG Polymorph at the Montreal PTQ for Amsterdam and managed to get the blue envelope. This was one of the first PTQs with Rise of Eldrazi and I was wondering if the reign of Jund would finally be over. Two weeks earlier I wanted to play UW control but after the deck won 3 times at the online PTQ (pre-ROE), it was quickly becoming the most popular deck and the one to beat. Wall of Omens and Gideon would only make the deck better. However, I did not want to play something that everyone would be prepared to face, so I needed a deck that could do well against UW Control and Jund.