Team Finals Play-by-Play: Murray Evans (Canada) vs. Chris Benafel (USA)

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By Kim Eikefet

Chris Benafel is up 1-0.

Game Two:

Turn one:
Evans: Play Treetop Village

Benafel: Play Ghitu Encampment

Turn two:
Evans: Play Forest
Evans: Play Albino Troll

Benafel: Play Ghitu Encampment
Benafel: Play Seal of Fire

Turn three:
Evans: Echo the Troll
Evans: Play Forest
Evans: Play Rancor on the Albino Troll
Evans: Attack with Albino Troll, Benafel is at 15

Benafel: Play Rishadan Port

Turn four:
Benafel: Port the Treetop Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans: Attack with the Albino Troll, Benafel is at 10

Benafel: Play Mountain
Benafel: Play Avalanche Riders, destron Treetop Village

Turn five:
Evans: Attack with the Albino Troll
Benafel: Block with the Avalanche Riders, Benafel is at 7

Benafel: Play Tectonic Break for two (Evans has no lands, Benafel has two Ghitu Encampments)

Turn six:
Evans: Play Forest
Evans: Play Elvish Lyrist
Evans: Attack with Albino Troll, Benafel is at 2

Benafel: Play Mountain

Turn seven:
Evans: Play Giant Growth on the Albino Troll
Evans: Attack with Albino Troll and Elvish Lyrist

Benafel scoops.

Evans 1 - Benafel 1

Game Three:

Benafel mulligans once. Murray mulligans once as well.

Turn one:
Benafel: Play Mountain

Evans: Play Treetop Village

Turn two:
Benafel: Play Rishadan Port

Benafel: Port Treetop Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans: Play Gaea's Cradle
Evans: Discard Giant Growth to play Vine Dryad
Evans: Play Elvish Lyrist

Turn three:
Benafel: Play Mountain

Benafel: Port Treetop Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans: Play Forest
Evans: Play Rancor on Vine Dryad
Evans: Attack with Vine Dryad and Elvish Lyrist
Benafel: Play Shock, kill the Lyrist, Benafel is at 17

Turn four:
Benafel: Play Mountain
Benafel: Play Masticore

Evans: Play Rath's Edge
Evans: Activate Treetop Village
Evans: Attack Treetop Village and Vine Dryad
Benafel: Block Vine Dryad with Masticore
Evans: Play Giant Growth on the Vine Dryad, Benafel is at 12

Turn five:
Benafel: Play Masticore

Evans: Play Forest
Evans: Attack with Vine Dryad
Benafel: Block Dryad with Masticore
Evans: Activate Rath's Edge, kill Masticore

Turn six:
Benafel: Play Mountain (Benafel has a Hammer of Bogardan and a Lightning Dragon in his hand)

Benafel: Port the Treetop Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans does nothing during his turn

Turn seven:
Benafel does nothing during his turn

Benafel: Port the Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans: Play River Boa

Turn eight:
Evans: Put regeneration shield on Boa during Benafel's upkeep
Benafel: Play Earthquake for one, Benafel is at 11, Evans is at 19
Benafel: Play Earthquake for one, Benafel is at 10, Evans is at 18, kill River Boa

Evans: Play Elvish Lyrist
Evans: Play Tangle Wire

Turn nine:
Benafel: Tap four Mountains to the Wire

Evans: Tap Wire, Rath's Edge and Forest to the Wire
Evans: Play Rancor on the Lyrist
Evans: Attack with the Lyrist, Benafel is at 7

Turn ten:
Benafel: Tap three Mountains to the Wire
Benafel: Play Ghitu Encampment

Benafel: Port the Treetop Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans: Attack with the Lyrist, Benafel is at 4

Turn eleven:
Benafel: Tap two Mountains to the Tangle Wire
Benafel: Play Fire Diamond

Benafel: Port the Treetop Village during Evans' upkeep
Evans: Tap the Wire to the Wire
Evans: Play Uktabi Orangutan, kill the Fire Diamond
Evans: Attack with Lyrist, Benafel is at 1

Turn twelve:
Benafel: Tap a Mountain to the Wire
Benafel: Play Mountain
Benafel: Play Stone Rain on the Treetop Village

Evans: Play Albino Troll
Evans: Attack with Lyrist, Benafel is at -2

Murray Evans 2 - Chris Benafel 1

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