Jul
17

Bolas Premieres with a Win in SCG Cincinnati

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The God Pharaoh Nicol Bolas in the set Hour of Devastation has proved that he is the supreme being of the plane garnering the champion trophy in the Starcity Games Standard Open in Cincinnati. The deck is a Four-Color Control rendition with powerful spot removals like Abrade and Fumigate backed up by counterspells in Supreme Will and card draw like Glimmer of Genius. The deck was played by Michael Hamilton and he defeated the popular UW Monument deck piloted by Jonathan Rosum in the finals of the tournament. Here below are the two decklists:

4-Color Control
Creatures (2)
1 Torrential Gearhulk
1 Linvala, the Preserver

Planeswalkers (5)
2 Dovin Baan
1 Jace, Unraveler of Secrets
1 Nahiri, the Harbinger
1 Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh

Spells (26)
2 Cast Out
2 Abrade
1 Blessed Alliance
2 Censor
2 Essence Scatter
4 Glimmer of Genius
2 Harnessed Lightning
2 Magma Spray
2 Negate
1 Pull from Tomorrow
3 Supreme Will
2 Fumigate
1 Radiant Flames

Lands (27)
2 Island
2 Mountain
3 Plains
4 Aether Hub
1 Fetid Pools
4 Inspiring Vantage
4 Irrigated Farmland
2 Port Town
2 Spirebluff Canal
3 Wandering Fumarole

Sideboard
3 Glorybringer
3 Spell Queller
1 Chandra’s Defeat
1 Dispel
1 Essence Scatter
1 Forsake the Worldly
1 Jace’s Defeat
2 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Confiscation Coup
1 Radiant Flames

U/W Monument
Creatures (24)
4 Bygone Bishop
4 Cloudblazer
4 Hanweir Militia Captain
4 Selfless Spirit
4 Spell Queller
4 Thraben Inspector

Spells (11)
2 Stasis Snare
2 Metallic Rebuke
4 Oketra’s Monument
3 Dusk

Lands (25)
4 Island
9 Plains
1 Irrigated Farmland
4 Port Town
4 Prairie Stream
3 Westvale Abbey

Sideboard
3 Angel of Sanctions
2 Nimble Obstructionist
2 Stasis Snare
3 Negate
3 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
2 Fragmentize

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