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

Twenty Sided Khans of Tarkir Championships

We are proud to announce a new Championship series, #20ssChamps, for all of you competitive Magic players out there! We will have three championship tracks, one each for Limited, Standard and Modern / Legacy.

Check your Championship points!

Regular Events

For each event you play in, starting Monday 9/29/2014 through Saturday 1/10/2015, you will accrue Planeswalker style points towards qualifying for the Championships. For example, if you want to qualify for the Twenty Sided KTK Standard Championship, each Standard tournament you play in earns you points towards that Championship event. The same follows for sealed/draft events and Modern/Legacy events.

Special Saturday Events

On most Saturday nights through December, we’ll host highly competitive events with great prize support. These events will be noted on our calendar as COMPETITIVE and run at Competitive REL. Competitive events will have a 3x multiplier for Twenty Sided Championship points. Unless otherwise noted, these events will have a 1x Planeswalker Point multiplier. All events are subject to player caps.

Prize Support

Sealed: 4-1: 18 packs, 5-0: 1 box
Standard Prize Payout: 4-1: 1 box, 5-0: 2 boxes. (Game Day excluded)
Modern Prize Payout: 4-1: $100 store credit, 5-0: $200 store credit
Legacy GP Trial: 3x Planeswalker Point Multiplier

Top 8 receives entry into GP New Jersey.

1st – $150 store credit
2nd – $100 store credit
3rd-4th – $75 store credit
5th-8th – $50 store credit

Schedule for 3x Multiplier Events
10/4/14: Sealed, 5 rounds 32 player limit
10/11/14: Modern, 5 rounds 32 player limit RECAP
10/18/14: Standard Khans of Tarkir Game Day, no player cap
10/25/14: Sealed, 5 rounds 32 player limit
11/1/14: Legacy GP NJ Trial SIGN UP
11/8/14: Standard, 5 rounds, 32 player limit
11/15/14: Sealed, 32 player limit
11/22/14: Modern, 5 rounds, 32 player limit
11/29/14: Standard, 5 rounds, 32 player limit

Championship Qualifier Events

Can’t make it to a ton of these events? Play in the Championship Qualifier event this December! First place qualifies you for the Championship of that track. Each qualifier tournament comes with a 3x multipler.

Schedule for Qualifier Events
12/6/14: Limited Qualifier + top 8 draft, player cap TBA
12/13/14: Modern Qualifier + top 8, player cap TBA
12/20/14: Standard Qualifier + top 8, player cap TBA

Championship Events

The top players in each track will get invited to a special invitation only tournament held at Twenty Sided Store!

Constructed tracks (Standard and Modern/Legacy) will have the top 16 players. The tournament will be a 4 round, cut to top 4 event.

The Limited Championship will have 16 invitees and will consist of two 8 player drafts. The top 4 in each pod will advance to a single elimination 8 player draft.

At the end of these events we will crown a Draft Champion, Standard Champion and Modern Champion!

Championship events will have a 5x multipler for Twenty Sided points.

Schedule for Championship Events
12/27/14: Standard Championship
1/3/15: Modern / Legacy Championship
1/10/15: Draft Championship

GP Accomodations

At the conclusion of the Championships, the overall top point accruer will win a special award – entry and paid hotel accommodations to a domestic Grand Prix of their choice in 2015!


If you have any questions about these programs, shoot us an email at info@twentysidedstore.com or just talk to Luis the time you’re in the store!

Good luck, Planeswalkers!

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Posted: September 23rd, 2014 | Tagged: Magic: the Gathering

The Dungeon Masters : #1 : Gen Con Indy 2014

Marking the 40th Anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons and the launch of the new edition, Chris Wood, Danny Norton, Ken Breese, and Lauren Bilanko traveled to Indianapolis, IN for Gen Con Indy, one of the the largest gaming conventions in the world, to participate in the Adventure’s League Epic Event and lived to tell about it.

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Posted: September 3rd, 2014 | Tagged: Twenty Sided Radio