Twenty Sided Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier

We are taking in-store signups now for our Standard Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier throughout the month of November. This event will be held at our store on Saturday, February 21st, 2015. We will have exactly 70 seats for this event. We expect this event to fill up very quickly via preregistration. Online signups will begin Monday December 1st, 2014.

Date: Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Format: Standard
Entry: $30
Check-in Time: 9:00am
Tournament Start: 10:00am
Tournament Structure: 7 rounds of Swiss, Cut to Top 8

  • 1st: Hotel Accommodations for Regional PTQ, 2014 SDCC Comic Full Set or 2 boxes Fate Reforged
  • 2nd – 8th: 1 box Fate Reforged
  • 4 wins or better: Fate Reforged Fat Pack

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Posted: November 11th, 2014 | Tagged: Magic: the Gathering

D&D Encounters : Tyranny of Dragons, part 1

Tyranny Of Dragons, part 1

Story so far…
For years, the evil Cult of the Dragon has devoted itself to creating undead dragons in a vain attempt to fulfill an ancient prophecy. However, the cultists were misguided. They misunderstood. But now, under new leadership, the cult believes that the prophecy does not speak of undead dragons, but of a dragon empire that’s been extinct for 25,000 years. Tiamat, Queen of Evil Dragons, has languished in the Nine Hells for millennia. The cult believes that the time of her return is at hand.

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Posted: November 5th, 2014 | Tagged: Dungeons and Dragons

UW Stoneblade wins GP Trial NJ

A wide variety of decks came out for our 6 round Legacy GP Trial for Grand Prix New Jersey.
This diversity was reflected in the Top 8 with the following making the elimination rounds:

  • Elves
  • BUG Delver
  • RUG Delver
  • Sneak and Show
  • 12 Post
  • Manaless Dredge
  • Death and Taxes
  • UW Stoneblade

Sean Hew and his UW Stoneblade deck fought through a variety of decks to win byes and entry to GP NJ.

This has also vaulted Sean to second overall in the Modern/Legacy standings of the Twenty Sided Championships!

Congrats to Sean Hew!

Top 8 Bracket

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals Champion
1 James Chang Sean Hew
8 Sean Hew Sean Hew
4 Bert Phillips Zac Clark
5 Zac Clark Sean Hew
3 George Baboussis Devin McKenzie
6 Devin McKenzie Devin McKenzie
2 Sam Roukas Sam Roukas
7 Yale Cong

1st: Blue White Stoneblade by Sean Hew
4 Stoneforge Mystic
2 Snapcaster Mage
2 True-Name Nemesis
1 Vendilion Clique

1 Umezawa’s Jitte
1 Batterskull
1 Sword of Feast and Famine

4 Ponder
4 Brainstorm
1 Council’s Judgment
1 Supreme Verdict
3 Treasure Cruise
4 Swords to Plowshares
2 Spell Pierce
2 Counterspell
1 Preordain
1 Sensei’s Divining Top
4 Force of Will

4 Polluted Delta
4 Flooded Strand
2 Plains
3 Tundra
1 Karakas
2 Marsh Flats
5 Island

1 Ethersworn Canonist
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
1 Engineered Explosives
1 Back to Basics
1 Surgical Extraction
1 Chill
1 Disenchant
1 Path to Exile
1 Flusterstorm
1 Spell Pierce
1 Supreme Verdict
1 Enlightened Tutor
1 Council’s Judgment
1 Vendilion Clique
1 Pithing Needle

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Posted: November 2nd, 2014 | Tagged: Magic: the Gathering

Khans of Tarkir Gameday

Gruul Monsters takes down Twenty Sided Game Day defeating Charles “Bad Beat” Hagaman in the finals. Billy navigated his unique Monsters build in Gruuling fashion throughout a diverse tournament field of control, Sultai mill, Jeskai burn and a plethora of Abzan decks.

The Top 8 consisted of Gruul Monsters, Jeskai Wins, Red Aggro, Azorius Heroic, Golgari Devotion and Abzan.

Congratulations to Billy Savarin!

Top 8

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals Champion
1 Jonathan Pena Jonathan Pena
8 Andrew Prosser Billy Savarin
4 Ryan Van Kleeck Billy Savarin
5 Billy Savarin Billy Savarin
3 Charles Hagaman Charles Hagaman
6 Luis Guaman Charles Hagaman
2 Brad Temple Brad Temple
7 Sean Moriarity

1st Place – Gruul Monsters by Billy Savarin
1 Arbor Colossus
4 Courser of Kruphix
4 Elvish Mystic
2 Genesis Hydra
4 Goblin Rabblemaster
1 Hornet Nest
1 Hornet Queen
1 Nylea’s Disciple
3 Polukranos, World Eater
4 Stormbreath Dragon
2 Chord of Calling
1 Setessan Tactics
3 Stoke the Flames
1 Chandra, Pyromaster
2 Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker
1 Xenagos, the Reveler
2 Rattleclaw Mystic
4 Sylvan Caryatid

9 Forest
2 Mana Confluence
5 Mountain
4 Temple of Abandon
4 Wooded Foothills

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Posted: October 18th, 2014 | Tagged: Magic: the Gathering

Affinity Strikes Again

Lirek Kulik went undefeated in the first Competitive Modern constructed event in the Twenty Sided Store Championship series. Lirek’s deck packs several 1 and 2 ofs, attacking and reacting from a variety of angles.

Affinity by Young Master Lirek Kulik
Main Deck
4 Darksteel Citadel
4 Glimmervoid
4 Inkmoth Nexus
4 Blinkmoth Nexus
1 Island

4 Ornithopter
2 Memnite
4 Signal Pest
4 Vault Skirge
1 Master of Etherium
4 Arcbound Ravager
3 Steel Overseer
2 Etched Champion

4 Mox Opal
4 Springleaf Drum
4 Cranial Plating
3 Thoughtcast
2 Galvanic Blast
1 Ensoul Artifact
1 Welding Jar

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Posted: October 12th, 2014 | Tagged: Magic: the Gathering