Top 5 Players of the Week
Learn more about five players who put up a great weekend through a high finish, interesting deck, or memorable moment.
5. Phyrexian+Crusader caused him some problems as he fell to Alex Zurawski and his G/B Infect build in the quarterfinals. Overall, it wasn’t a bad weekend for the former Open champion from back in 2012. Check out Overturf’s Grixis Delver decklist Nahiri%2C+the+Harbinger was too much to handle as Hendrickson lost his board to a hasty Emrakul%2C+the+Aeons+Torn in Game 3 of the semifinals. Check out Hendrickson’s R/G Valakut decklist Eye+of+Ugin. Zurawski took down Lightning+Bolt and Path+to+Exile. Jessup breezed past Stephen Dykman and G/R Tron in the quarterfinals before taking down Alex Zurawski in the semifinals to set up an all-Team MetagameGurus.com finals matchup. Jessup was in his third Open finals, looking to finally take home a trophy, but his teammate stood in his way. Jessup eventually fell just short, as he was the last victim of Pete Ingram’s Nahiri summoning an Emrakul. Check out Jessup’s G/U Infect decklist Nahiri%2C+the+Harbinger. Ingram was able to draw into the Top 8 as the top seed and took down all comers. He eliminated John Pellman and his W/R Control brew in the quarterfinals, then beat Daniel Hendrickson and his R/G Valakut deck in the semis to set up the clast between teammates. When all the dust settled, Ingram came out on top after letting Nahiri bring Emrakul to the table and deal the final points of damage to Jessup. The win marks the second trophy going home with Team MGG this season, following Davis’ win in Baltimore. Check out Ingram’s Jeskai Control decklist here.