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Junior Super Series 12/15/01

The Boldo Perspective

On December 15 Boldo's Armory had a Junior Super Series at Boldo's Armory. 33 players showed up to try their deck against Rochesters best young players. Ultimately the tournament was won by Kent Sutherland who defeated Chauncy Krotter in the finals. Like al tournaments this one had its share of little stories, laughs, and sadness but what interests me most are the decks used. It was a very green tournament with 20 decks using Green, 15 using Blue, 15 using Red, 14 using Black, and 10 using White. Only 5 decks were mono-color and none of these did very well. Over all most of the decks can be divided into two basic types control and call of the herd. There were a whopping 64 counterspells in the tournament or 16 of the 33 players had them in their deck. While there were only 35 Call of the herds it was the defining card in 6 other decks while 3 decks used both. Two other decks used other green cards like elephant ambush rather than call of the herd which the players probably did not have. The finals were fairly representative of the tournament as the three most popular decks in the tournament had six representatives in the finals. Now for some examples of the decks:

Control and Finkel

Psyco-finkel by Chauncey Krotter

4 Shadowmage Infiltrator
4 Aether Burst
4 Repulse
4 Psychatog
4 Fact or Fiction
4 Opt
4 Recoil
4 Counterspell
4 Syncopate
4 Salt Marsh
6 Island
6 swamp
4 Darkwater Catacomb
4 Underground River
Three color Finkel by Luke McDonald

2 Shadowmage Infiltrator
2 Iridescent Angel
4 Spectral Lynx
4 Meddling Mage
2 Dromar the Banisher
4 Fact or Fiction
2 Death Grasp
2 Vindicate
3 Absord
2 Undermine
2 Lobotomy
2 Kirtar's Wraith
1 Traumatize
4 Syncopate
2 Salt Marsh
2 Caves of Koilos
2 Dromar's Cavern
6 Island
5 swamp
5 Plains
2 Costal Tower
Three color Control by Jacob Runyan

2 Desolation Angel
3 Pschatog
4 Recoil
3 Dromar's Charm
2 Dromar the Banisher
4 Conterspell
3 Repulse
3 Addle
3 Nightscape familiar
2 Wraith of God
2 Lobotomy
4 Probe
1 Mahamoti Djinn
4 Salt Marsh
3 Dromar's Cavern
6 Island
5 swamp
2 Plains
4 Costal Tower
Tokensition by Scott Burch

4 Opposition
4 Call of the Herd
2 Repulse
4 Mystic Snake
4 Counterspell
4 LLanowar Elves
4 Bird of Paradise
3 Beast Attack
3 Squirrel's Nest
4 Fact or Fiction
2 Salt Marsh
10 Island
10 Forest
4 Yavimaya Coast

Speed

White Red Goblins by Micheal Lalonde

4 Goblin Raiders
4 Goblin Legionnaire
3 Flametongue Kavu
1 Urza's Rage
4 Shock
4 Blazing Salvo
4 Mogg Sentry
2 Goblin King
4 Raging Goblin
2 Order/ Chaos
1 Captain's Maneuver
2 Goblin Trenches
2 Squee's Embrace
1 Volcanic Hammer
3 Battlefield Forge
7 Plains
12 Mountian
Control Herd by Kent Sutherland

2 Disrupt
2 Syncopate
4 Counterspell
4 Mystic Snake
4 Fire/ Ice
4 Aether Burst
4 Urza's Rage
4 Fact or Fiction
4 Call of the Herd
4 Flametongue Kavu
4 Shivan Reef
4 Yavimaya's Coasts
2 Karpulsan Forest
2 Shivan Oasis
8 Island
3 Mountian
1 Forest
Rice-smack by Julian Lassiter

2 Holistic Wisdoml
2 Restock
4 Early Harvest
4 Worldly Councel
4 Allied Strategies
4 Evasive Action
3 Collective Restraint
4 Pernicious Deed
1 Fact of Fiction
4 Rampart Growth
4 Harrow
1 Ghithu Fire
1 Death Grasp
10 Forest
6 Island
4 swamp
1 Plains
1 Mountian
Void by Ryan Underwood

4 Duress
4 Tainted Pact
4 Terminate
4 Plague Spitter
3 Blazing Specterl
3 Phyrexian Scuta
3 Flametongue Kavu
3 Skizzik
3 Void
2 Yawgmoth's Agenda
3 Urborg Volcano
2 Barbarian Ring
10 Swamp
7 Mountian
2 Sulfurous Springs

Other Decks of Interest

Control Domain by John Karin

4 Lay of the Land
4 Harrow
4 Collective Restraint
4 Worldly councils
2 Allied Strategies
4 Dromar's Charm
4 Evasive Action
2 Global Ruin
3 Pernicious Deed
1 Restock
1 Legacy Weapon
1 Death Grasp
1 Draco
1 Cromat
1 Question Pheldagrif
1 Iridescent Angel
5 Island
3 Swamp
2 Mountian
3 Plains
10 Forest
Landkill by Steven Quach

4 firebolt
4 Volcanic Hammer
4 Blazing Salvo
4 Shock
4 Fire/ Ice
1 Kamahl, Pit Fighter
2 Dingus Egg
2 burning Sand
4 Stone Rain
4 Earth Rift
2 Pardic Miner
21 Mountian
Zombie land by Sean Iannucci

3 Tainted Pact
3 Innocent Blood
4 Standstill
4 Recoil
4 Counterspell
4 Undermine
3 Mana Short
4 Upheaval
4 Fact of Fiction
4 Zombie Infestation
3 Cabal Pit
3 Sulfer Vent
4 Underground River
3 Ancient Spring
10 Island
New Jank by Adam Sobolewski

4 Absorb
4 counterspell
4 Syncopate
4 Fact or Fiction
3 Holistic Wisdom
3 Wraith of God
2 Treasure Trove
2 Rout
3 Sabertooth Nishoba
2 Questing Pheldagriff
3 Opt
2 Repulse
2 Exclude
1 Disrupt
2 Yavimaya Coast
3 City of Brass
3 Coastal Tower
4 Adakar Waste
2 Treva's Ruins
2 Skycloud Expanse
1 Forest
6 Island


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