Team Finals Jon Finkel (USA) vs. Ryan Fuller (Canada)

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By Kim Eikefet

Game One:

Turn one:
Finkel: Play Saprazzan Skerry

Fuller: Discard Pouncing Jaguar, play Vine Dryad during Finkel's end of turn step.
Fuller: Play Forest
Fuller: Play Rancor on the Vine Dryad
Fuller: Attack with the Dryad

Turn two:
Finkel: Play Island
Finkel: Play Metalworker

Fuller: Attack with the Dryad
Fuller: Play Treetop Village

Turn three:
Finkel: Play Island
Finkel: Tap Metalworker, show five (!) artifacts; a Voltaic Key, a Phyrexian Colossus, a Tangle Wire, a Phyrexian Processor, ?
Finkel: Play Voltaic Key
Finkel: Use the Key to untap the Metalworker
Finkel: Tap the Metalworker, show four artifacts
Finkel: Play Phyrexian Colossus
Finkel: Play Phyrexian Processor, pay five life
Finkel: Make a 5/5 Minion token
Finkel: Play Tangle Wire

"That was one of the most degenerate turns I have ever seen." - Randy Buehler

Fuller: Tap his two lands and one creature to the Wire
Fuller: Play Forest
Fuller: Play Pouncing Jaguar

Turn four:
Finkel: Tap Wire and two islands to the Wire
Finkel: Attack Colossus and 5/5 token
Finkel: Play Crystal Vein

Fuller: Untap, taps both creatures and a land, choose not to pay echo
Fuller: Play Forest
Fuller: Play Uktabi Orangutan, kill the Colossus

Finkel: Make a token during Fuller's end of turn step

Turn five:
Finkel: Tap Wire and Island to the Wire
Finkel: Attacks with two Minion tokens

Finkel: Port Treetop Village during Fuller's upkeep

Fuller: Taps two forests to Wire

Fuller scoops.

Finkel 1 - Fuller 0

Game Two:

Finkel mulligans once.

Turn one:
Fuller: Play Treetop Village

Finkel: Saprazzan Skerry

Turn two:
Fuller: Play Forest
Fuller: Play River Boa

Finkel: Play Crystal Vein
Finkel: Play Metalworker

Turn three:
Fuller: Attack with Boa
Fuller: Play Gaea's Cradle
Fuller: Play Tangle Wire

Finkel: Taps all his permanents to the Wire
Finkel: Play Island
Finkel: Play Voltaic Key

Turn four:
Fuller: Tap Wire, Treetop Village and Forest to the Wire
Fuller: Play Rancor on the Boa
Fuller: Attack with Boa

Finkel: Tap his three lands to the Wire
Finkel: Tap Metalworker, show three artifacts; Grim Monolith, Phyrexian Processor, Crumbling Sancuary
Finkel: Use the Key to untap the Metalworker
Finkel: Tap Metalworker, show Monolith, Processor, Sanctuary
Finkel: Play Grim Monolith
Finkel: Play Crumbling Sanctuary
Finkel: Play Phyrexian Processor, pay seven life
Finkel: Make a 7/7 Minion token

Turn five:
Fuller: Tap Wire and Forest to Wire
Fuller: Attack with the Boa

Finkel: Mill four cards off his library

Fuller: Play River Boah

Finkel: Tap the Sanctuary and the Skerry to the Wire
Finkel: Attack with the Metalworker and the Minion

Fuller: Mill the top eight cards off his library

Turn six:
Finkel: Port Gaea's Cradle during Fuller's upkeep

Fuller: Play Treetop Bracers on the second Boa
Fuller: Attack with both Boas

Finkel: Mill the top seven cards off his library
Finkel: Make another Minion during Fuller's end of turn step

Finkel: Tap the Sanctuary to the Wire
Finkel: Tap the Metalworker, show Masticore
Finkel: Play Masticore
Finkel: Shoot the Rancored Boa
Finkel: Attack with two Minions

Turn seven:
Fuller: Play Uktabi Orangutan, kill the Crumbling Sanctuary
Fuller: Play Rancor on the remaining Boa

Fuller has one mana in his pool, no untapped lands. Finkel has enough mana untapped to shoot the Boa, and Fuller is stuck - he can Giant Growth the Boa, but then Finkel will shoot it in reponse, and if he puts a Regenerating Shield on it, then Finkel can just shoot it during his own turn.

Fuller: Giant Growth the Boa

Finkel: Shoot the Boa

Fuller scoops.

Finkel 2 - Fuller 0

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