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

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By Kim Eikefet

Game One:

Finkel mulligans once.

Turn one:
Fuller: Play Forest
Fuller: Play Wild Dogs

Finkel: Play Island
Finkel: Play Voltaic Key

Turn two:
Fuller: Attack Wild Dogs, Finkel is at 18
Fuller: Play Rishadan Port

Fuller: Port Island during Finkel's upkeep
Finkel: Play Island

Turn three:
Fuller. Play Forest
Fuller: Play Rancor on the Wild Dogs
Fuller: Attack Wild Dogs, Finkel is at 14

Fuller: Port Island during Finkel's upkeep
Finkel: Play Crystal Vein
Finkel: Play Grim Monolith
Finkel: Play Thran Dynamo
Finkel: Untap the Monolith
Finkel: Play Tangle Wire

Turn four:
Fuller: Tap all his permanents to the Wire
Fuller: Play Treetop Village

Finkel: Tap Wire, Crystal Vein and Island to the Wire
Finkel: Play Masticore
Finkel: Shoot the Wild Dogs

Turn five:
Fuller: Tap two Forests and Port to the Wire
(Randy Buehler: "Finkel's deck isn't exactly fair."
Brian Hacker: "Whatever deck Finkel plays doesn't seem fair.")

Finkel: Discard Brainstorm to Masticore
Finkel: Play Tinker to get a Tangle Wire

Fuller concedes.

Finkel 1 - Fuller 0

Game Two:

Finkel waves the American flag when Fuller mulligans.

Turn one:
Fuller: Play Treetop Village

Finkel: Play Saprazzan Skerry

Turn two:
Fuller: Play Forest
Fuller: Play Pouncing Jaguar

Finkel: Play Island
Finkel: Play Voltaic Key

Turn three:
Fuller: Echo the Pouncing Jaguar
Fuller: Play Gaea's Cradle
Fuller: Play Rushwood Legate
Fuller: Activate the Treetop Village
Fuller: Attack with Pouncing Jaguar and Treetop Village, Finkel is at 15

Finkel: Play Thran Dynamo
Finkel: Play Grim Monolith
Finkel: Play Tangle Wire

Turn four:
Fuller: Tap everything but the Pouncing Jaguar to the Wire
Fuller: Attack with Pouncing Jaguar, Finkel is at 13

Finkel: Tap Wire, Saprazzan Skerry and Island to Wire
Finkel: Play Tinker, sacrifice the Grim Monolith, get a Masticore
Finkel: Shoot the Pouncing Jaguar and the Rushwood Legate

Turn five:
Fuller: Tap three lands to the Wire

Finkel: Tap Wire and Skerry to Wire
Finkel: Discard Saprazzan Skerry to the Masticore
Finkel: Play Rishadan Port
Finkel: Play Phyrexian Processor, pay 4 life, Finkel is at 9

Turn six:
Fuller: Tap two lands to the Wire

Finkel: Tap the Wire to the Wire
Finkel: Make a Minion token
Finkel: Play Brainstorm

Fuller concedes

Jon Finkel (USA) 2 - Ryan Fuller (Canada) 0

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