Thing start badly as he has to mulligan first a 6 land hand then a 3 Forest 2 red card 1 equipment opener. Tom manages a Gold Myr and a Viridian Lorebearer while Aaron applies pressure with a Nim Abomination and a Lose Hope on Tom's Myr. With only five cards Tom struggles to find a 4th land only making Horned helm and Vulshok Morningstar. Aaron has a number of 1/1s including a Krark Clan Shaman a Gold Myr and a Blinkmoth Nexus. He dropped a Nemesis Mask and used to force though damage at the cost of a guy a turn. Tom tried to race but just couldn't find land and a Spikeshot Goblin finished him off.
Both players keep 7 this time. Tom looks to start the beatdown on turn 2 with a Viridian Zealot, but Lose Hope was the perfect answer. An Energy Chamber from Aaron threatened to turn his 1/1s into real threats but After it build two counters up on itself Tom was able to Dismantle it and improved his Gold Myr to 3/3. However he seem to have no real creatures with a Sylvok Explorer joining the Gold Myr. When the 3/3 Myr was Barbed Lightning the game was stalled out. Tom still had no action and was dismayed to see his opponent tap 7 mana and was a bit relived to see it was only a Nim Grotesque with only one artifact plus a Blinkmoth Nexus. However it proved to be rather powerful when Aaron made and equipped it with a Whispersilk Cloak and attack for 7 with it and the Blinkmoth Nexus. Tom having not drawn any of his artifact kill drew and scooped.
Final score 2-0 to Aaron Cadwallader