Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Round 3 of the Pauper Gauntlet is over

Right now, after three rounds, we are down to a number of decks equivalent to last year's Pauper Gauntlet. I will play more often than I do last year, so it will probably go faster though.

The 43 remaining decks are

BorosKitty
DelverFiend
Five-Color Green
Goblins
MUC

Stompy
Trinket
Affinity
AzoriusKitty
Burn

Delver
Exhume Control
Familiars
Green One
Izzet Control

BeastDown
Tron
Bant Presence
Bugs & Pigs
Croca Jund

Crypt Songs
Devil Children
Teachings
Elves
Green Grifters

Hexproof
Golgari Undead Dredge
Gray Mercs
Infect
Mana Burn

Mono Black Land Destruction
Mono Blue Artifacts
Mono Red Ping
Mono Red Heroic
Persistently Undying

Project X
Rebels
Squawks to Plowshares
Squawk Rites
Thallid Bowl Control

Tortured Toolbox
UG Madness
Zoo

The eliminated decks are Icy Hot Hottie, Illusory Tricks, Love Train, AzoriusKitty by David, MBC, White Hot Hottie, 1-land-spy, Allies, CawBlade, Cogs, Deathtouch, Dimir Cipher Tricks, Dumb Green Tron, GruulKitty, GW Beatdown, Hobo Omelette, Glass Cannon Red, Izzet Splice and Burn, Metalcraft, Midnight Presence, Mono Green Devotion,  Mono Red Tron, People of the Sun, Pesky Clerics, Pox, RG Madness, Rise of the Legion, Rot Wolf Control, Shock the Kitty, Slivers, Thunder Trees, Turbo Fog, UB Creatureless and WatchRites. A total of 34 decks.

Basic facts
What is the Pauper Gauntlet? 
http://mtgolibrary.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-pauper-gauntlet.html

Full list of the 77 Pauper Gauntlet decks for the second season: 

The above link also contains information about how you can win free prizes (including an Elspeth, Sun's Champion and two foil Shocklands (paper) by watching the pauper Gauntlet

What will happen now?
77 decks entered the Gauntlet. 43 decks remain. Round 4 is single elimination in the Tournament Practice Room. Expect the bloodbath to continue. My estimate is that another 15-20 decks will fall in round 4. 

How can you follow the Pauper Gauntlet?
The twitter account @MagicGathStrat tweets whenever a video is uploaded to the two YouTube channels that feature the Gauntlet: MagicGatheringStrat and sngprop.

2 comments:

  1. then we continue until only one remains? Or there is some surprise after?

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