SMIP Podcast # 84: The Vintage Championship Recap

Every year, Kevin and I discuss the aftermath of the Vintage Championship at Eternal Weekend, the tournament itself, and Eternal Weekend overall. This year is no exception. We give a detailed breakdown of the tournament, our own tournament reports, and an analysis of the top decks. There is much to discuss, so check it out!

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss the results from the 2018 North American Vintage Championship and Eternal Weekend.

Podcast (somanyinsaneplays): Download (Duration: 2:13:52 — 83.3MB)

0:01:00: Announcements
0:05:40: Overall Impressions: Pittsburgh, trial structure, etc.
0:12:00: Metagame results vs. our predictions
0:43:40: Kevin’s Tournament Report
1:08:00: Steve’s Tournament Report
1:45:00: Top 8
2:08:00: Wrap Up
Total Runtime: 2:13:52

last edited by Smmenen

@smmenen do you have a link to Cron's Niv Mizzet deck? I googled around but couldn't find it anywhere.

@firemaw said in SMIP Podcast # 84: The Vintage Championship Recap:

@smmenen do you have a link to Cron's Niv Mizzet deck? I googled around but couldn't find it anywhere.

Twitter. Kevin posted a photo on his twitter. Also, the Eternal Central report has a download of every decklist.

@smmenen thanks!

I just printed it out, can't wait to playtest it with my playgroup this weekend.

for posterity:

  • scans of every decklist are at:

  • and here's Cron's "Niv-Mizzet Grixis" as text:

2 Deathrite Shaman
3 Snapcaster Mage
1 Tasigur, The Golden Fang
1 Niv-Mizzet, Parun

2 Mystic Remora
2 Dack Fayden
1 Jace, The Mind Sculptor
1 Chandra, Torch Of Defiance

1 Night's Whisper
3 Preordain

1 Ponder
1 Treasure Cruise
1 Brainstorm
1 Gitaxian Probe
1 Demonic Tutor
1 Dig Through Time
1 Time Walk
1 Ancestral Recall
1 Gush

2 Lightning Bolt
2 Shattering Spree
4 Force Of Will
4 Mental Misstep
2 Pyroblast

Black Lotus
Mox Sapphire
Mox Ruby
Mox Jet

Strip Mine
Library Of Alexandria
4 Scalding Tarn
2 Polluted Delta
3 Volcanic Island
3 Underground Sea
1 Island
1 Mountain

4 Leyline Of The Void
2 Ravenous Trap
2 Shattering Spree
2 Pyroblast
2 Annul
1 Flusterstorm
1 Pithing Needle
1 Engineered Explosives

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