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Pre-Order Your Modern Masters 2015 at the Hairy Tarantula Today!

 

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The hottest set in the history of Magic the Gathering is on it’s way to stores May 22nd, 2015 and the Hairy T is offering a limited number of boxes for pre-order today! Reserve your box of this highly allocated and extremely desirable release at either one of our locations now.  Why wait to get your hands on Modern Masters 2015, get yours as soon as we’re legally allowed to sell it to you at the Hairy T!

 

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HT MtG $2K Player’s Series Season One: Week Four Recap & Standings


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Welcome to another edition of the weekly report! This week featured the first round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers, so no Premier Event this week, but the Weekly Events were full of movers and losers. As always you can find full standings here. For more information about the Hairy T Player’s Series in general, click here instead.

Weekly Events – April 20-26

This week saw some new names at the top of some events, and a few names start to solidify their points lead.

In Monday Draft, Nick Ma, Daniel Yang, and Jeffrey Wan all went a perfect 3-0 to add 10 points to their respective totals. But Patrick Wong captured the points lead as a result of a poor showing by former point leader Leslie Walderman. The top 5 of Monday Draft is as follows:

1st – Patrick Wong
2nd – Anthony Chen
T-3rd – Jeffrey Wan
T-3rd – Nick Ma
5th – Leslie Walderman

In Thursday Standard, Patrick Wong and Garry Lu both cleaned house and racked up 10 points each to pull back into contention for this event’s coveted Invitational slot. Meanwhile, Ian Ding busted out this week, dropping him to 3rd in points and allowing Daniel Yang to take the points lead. Top 5 of Thursday Standard are:

 1st – Daniel Yang
2nd – Benn Graham
T-3rd – Ian Ding
T-3rd – Eric Li
T-3rd – Chris Lake

The early round of Standard FNM saw Richard “5K” Wiradharma go undefeated, while Sid Reed carried his consistency forward another week, maintaining his points lead. The Top 5:

1st – Sid Reed
2nd – Ian Ding
3rd – Garry Lu
T-4th – Mike Shutov
T-4th – Daniel Yang

In the later round of Standard FNM, Garry Lu put on a clinic, taking the event’s lone 4-0 result and the points lead. Top 5:

 1st – Garry Lu
2nd – Arber Spiragu
3rd – Benn Graham
T-4th – Daniel Yang
T-4th – Ryan Alaurin

Speaking of clinics, Mike Shutov dominated Modern FNM this week to break the tie for the points lead. The rest of the top 5:

 1st – Mike Shutov
2nd – Caleb Keung
3rd – Matthew Loong
T-4th – Sherwin Couto
T-4th – James Weyler
T-4th – Gary Maguire

In the FNM wildcard race, Mike Shutov extended his cushion over 2nd place should the wheels fall off his Modern run. The Top 10:

 1st – Mike Shutov (Modern Leader)
2nd – Garry Lu (7pm Standard Leader)
3rd – Daniel Yang (Thursday Leader)
4th – Arber Spiragu
5th – Benn Graham
6th – Richard Wiradharma
T-7th – Kevin Ho
T-7th – Sid Reed (4pm Standard Leader)
T-7th – Ryan Alaurin
10th – Caleb Keung

Just a reminder that the Top 2 players in the wildcard race who are NOT already qualified are the ones who transfer through to the Invitational. This takes ALL other invite sources into account. These players are effectively the 27th and 28th players qualified.

Finally, Sunday Standard had a host of new faces, and a new points leader in Andrew Chung. The Top 5:

 1st – Andrew Chung
T-2nd – Kevin Ho
T-2nd – Ilya Ryskin
T-4th – Saran Tengtirasakul
T-4th – Stephen Mcmahon

Our next Premier Events are our Standard PPTQ (with bonus StarCityGames Invitational Qualifier prizes), and the side event Modern GPT for Grand Prix Las Vegas, both on Saturday, May 16.

Until next time,
Seth Black, Tournament Organizer

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The Fro Knows: Raptors in the Mist

 

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I was wrong about Deathmist Raptor. I’m mature enough to admit that my initial evaluation of the velociraptor-Predator…thing was lacking, and as such, I often argued that the card would see little play in the current Standard metagame. The card was certainly powerful on its own, and everyone knows I’m a sucker for graveyard recursion like Dredge cards and Vengevine, but when I first saw it I believed that there were too few ways to reliably bring it back from the graveyard. Whisperwood Elemental and Mastery of the Unseen were pretty much the only Constructed-level cards that could do it, and even then they were too slow to get going to really pressure the opponent. The original Green/White Devotion builds simply didn’t have the room to fit Deathmist Raptor.

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Truth be told, as much as I’ve rallied behind Green/Red Devotion in the past, I have recently made the leap over to the White side, and I’ve never been happier with a Devotion deck. The synergy of Deathmist Raptor, Den Protector, and Mastery of the Unseen makes this style of deck a nightmare for Green decks and aggressive Red and White decks. You just create this wall of bodies that the opponent can’t break through, and even if they do, a simple unmorphed creature can build the wall right back with a sizable life point buffer as well. You just feel immortal once these engines start going, especially once you start using Den Protector’s trigger to bring back another Den Protector.

While I’m having a blast with the Devotion deck, I wanted to try something a little more aggressive. I wanted to take this engine to the extreme: An all-in morph deck, abusing as many morph engines as I could.

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GREEN/WHITE MORPHS

4 Deathmist Raptor
4 Elvish Mystic
2 Temur Sabertooth
4 Den Protector
3 Temur Charger
3 Hidden Dragonslayer
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2 Salt Road Ambushers
4 Obscuring AEther
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4 Mastery of the Unseen

Land:

4 Temple of Plenty
4 Windswept Heath
5 Plains
10 Forest

 

Sideboard:

1 Hidden Dragonslayer
2 Whisperwood Elemental
3 Ainok Survivalist
2 Dromoka’s Command
2 Valorous Stance
3 Surge of Righteousness
2 Display of Dominance

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