Trial Winning Decklists of Grand Prix Memphis 2018

Posted in Event Coverage on February 24, 2018

By Chapman Sim

Trials are the best ways to earn two byes for the main event and these 25 players did so with their new Standard decks. Mono Red Aggro and Blue-Black Control take the top spots as "the" decks to beat, but that did not mean that these decks' were stifling the metagame. With Attune with Aether, Rogue Refiner, Ramunap Ruins, and Rampaging Ferocidon out of the way, it paved the way for numerous strategies to become viable. Grand Prix Memphis 20178 was also the first Premier Event to utilize Rivans of Ixalan Standard, making it a rather exciting weekend for the entire community.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at all 25 winning decklists, featuring 15 unique archetypes!

Deck #
Mono Red Aggro 6
U/B Control 5
Grixis Energy 2
B/G Constrictor 1
B/R Aggro 1
Bant Approach 1
Mardu Vehicles 1
Mono White Vampires 1
U/G Pummeler 1
W/B Tokens 1
W/B Vampires 1
W/U Approach 1
W/U Cycling 1
W/U God-Pharaoh's Gift 1
W/U Tokens 1
Total 25

Aaron Larson's Bant Approach

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Sideboard (15)
3 Regal Caracal 4 Negate 1 Jace's Defeat 2 Desert's Hold 1 Nezahal Primal Tide 1 Crook of Condemnation 3 Carnage Tyrant

Dustin Roberson's Grixis Energy

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Derik Wood's Mono Red Aggro

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Josh Fullmer's W/B Vampires

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Kevin Disk's Mono Red Aggro

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Justin Elkins's W/B Tokens

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Noah Beddome's Mono Red Aggro

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Matthew Lewis's B/R Aggro

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This list is 65 cards.

Jeremy Edler's W/U Cycling

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Andrew Hakenewerth's Mono Red Aggro

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Jorge Muniz's U/B Control

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Chris Nugent's Grixis Energy

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Matthew Crowson's U/B Control

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