Top 5 Players of the Weekend
Learn more about five players who put up a great weekend through a high finish, interesting deck, or memorable moment.
5. Noah Walker
Noah Walker was one of many players navigating the Swiss with a Temur Emerge deck this weekend. Walker worked with Worlds Top 4 competitor, Oliver Tiu, on the list and managed to make the Top 8. The Team Cardhoarder member made his third Open Top 8 of the year, including a win in Worcester, to continue his push for the Players’ Championship. Walker got 15 SCG Points to bolster his total up to 106, a strong finish away from making it into the Top 16 on the Players of the Year leaderboard for tow byes. Walker’s run came to an end when he fell to Todd+Anderson picked up Temur Emerge this weekend, listening to the advice of Den+Protector and Crush+of+Tentacles, rather than Emrakul%2C+the+Promised+End or Ulamog, the Caseless Hunger. Hagen crushed his way through Swiss and took down Gavin Schober on B/G Control in the quarterfinals before defeating Todd+Anderson in the semis. In the end, Ted Felicetti and Bant Company was too much for Hagen and his 8/8 Octopus to handle. Check out Hagen’s G/U Crush decklist Shaheen+Soorani on Esper Control in the semis, and Jacob Hagen on G/U Crush in the finals to claims him first Open trophy. Get ready to see more of Felicetti on the SCG Tour® as he pursues his invite to the Players’ Championship in the Season Three race. Check out his Bant Company decklist here.