Monday, May 26, 2008

Gindy wins Pro Tour-Hollywood

Last weekend, May 23-25, Wizards held the second stop of the 2008 Pro Tour season with the Pro Tour Hollywood. Famous players from all over the world gathered to compete, not only for the $40,000, but also to be named as champion of what they call " the land where dreams come true and stars are made." After two days of battle and 16 grueling rounds of competition, the top 8 players were recognized and battled it out for the top spot. Charles Gindy, a 22-year old American and piloting B/G Elves, emerged as the winner as he swept Jan Ruess, a German players who is playing Merfolks, in the finals.

Here is the deck played by the PT Hollywood Champion, Charles Gindy:
23 land
4 Gilt-Leaf Palace
4 Llanowar Wastes
4 Treetop Village
4 Mutavault
1 Pendelhaven
1 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
3 Forest
2 Swamp

24 creatures
4 Llanowar Elves
4 Tarmogoyf
1 Boreal Druid
4 Wren's Run Vanquisher
4 Imperious Perfect
3 Chameleon Colossus
4 Civic Wayfinder

13 other spells
4 Thoughtseize
4 Terror
3 Profane Command
2 Garruk Wildspeaker

15 sideboard
2 Squall Line
3 Cloudthresher
2 Slaughter Pact
4 Kitchen Finks
2 Primal Command
2 Shriekmaw

See the full coverage of the final match here and the rest of the coverage here.

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