Modern SilverBlack - Wed Feb 1st - 7:30pm EST - 30tix in Prizes - Sponsored by The MTGO Bazaar

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WHAT: Modern SilverBlack Tourney
WHERE: /join SilverBlack
WHEN: Registration begins at 7:30 pm EDT (00:30 UTC) on Wednesday, Feb 1st in /join SilverBlackcom
Games start 30 minutes after registration begins.

Decks must be at least 60 cards with an optional 15 card sideboard. All commons and uncommons from 8th Edition / Mirrodin forward are legal with the exception of those on the ban list.   If your deck contains illegal cards in the first round you will be allowed to replace the illegal cards with basic lands.  If illegal cards are found to be in your deck in the following rounds you may be dropped or allowed to continue play per the host's discretion.

The following cards are banned:
- Ancient Den
- Cloudpost
- Dread Return
- Great Furance
- Mental Misstep
- Preordain
- Ponder
- Punishing Fire
- Rite of Flame
- Seat of the Synod
- Sensei's Divining Top
- Skullclamp
- Sword of the Meek
- Tree of Tales
- Valut of Whispers
- Wild Nactl

The Following Timeshifted Cards are not legal because no common/uncommon printing exists in a modern legal set:



Avalanche Riders

Avoid Fate


Claws of Gix

Consecrate Land

Craw Giant



Dauthi Slayer

Defiant Vanguard





Eron the Relentless

Evil Eye of Orms-by-Gore

Faceless Butcher

Feldon's Cane

Fiery Temper

Fire Whip

Flying Men

Funeral Charm

Gaea's Blessing

Gemstone Mine

Ghost Ship

Giant Oyster

Goblin Snowman

Hail Storm

Honorable Passage

Hunting Moa

Icatian Javelineers

Jasmine Boreal

Kobold Taskmaster

Merfolk Assassin

Moorish Cavalry



Prodigal Sorcerer

Psionic Blast



Sengir Autocrat

Serrated Arrows

Shadow Guildmage


Soltari Priest

Spike Feeder

Spined Sliver

Spitting Slug


Stormscape Familiar


Suq'Ata Lancer

Swamp Mosquito


The Rack

Thornscape Battlemage

Tormod's Crypt

Tribal Flames

Twisted Abomination

Uncle Istvan

Undead Warchief


Unstable Mutation

Uthden Troll


Wall of Roots

War Barge

Whirling Dervish

Whispers of the Muse

Wildfire Emissary


Withered Wretch

Zhalfirin Commander

The only modern-legal timeshifted card is Dragon Whelp.

Please be sure to check your deck for legal cards and proxies.

Cost and Prizes:

This is a free to enter tournament.

Prizes consist of 15 credits from our sponsor, The MTGO Bazaar, and 15 tix.

Prizes will be paid out to the top 8.
1st: 5 tix + 5 bot credits
2nd: 2 tix + 4 bot credits
3rd/4th: 1 tix + 3 bot credits
5th-8th: 1 tix

There will also be two 1 ticket door prizes given out to players that play all swiss rounds but do not make the top 8.

You can find The MTGO Bazaar's bots on the classifieds by searching for "MTGO Bazaar" or you can buddy them.
The bots are:

Credits will be added within a couple days after the event.

Event Details

Event will be a number of swiss rounds followed by a cut and single elimination playoff. The number of rounds is determined by the number of players.

    -15 or less:   3 rounds of swiss with a top 4 cut
    -16 or more: 3 rounds of swiss with a top 8 cut
    -24 or more: 4 rounds of swiss with a top 8 cut

Matches are set to Modern, best 2/3, and should be labeled SilverBlack Round X.
They should also be set to 30 minutes per player per match and watchable.

All matches should take place in the Casual Play > Anything Goes room.
If a player doesn't join and start the match within 10 minutes of the pairing announcement, the player is awarded a match loss.

Intentional draws are not allowed.

The deck you start the tournament with is the deck you play the whole tournament with. No editing your deck between rounds.

All drops must be reported in the results room (/join SilverBlackcom)

If you have any questions just ask. Otherwise get your decks ready, grab some friends, and show up!

Will be there!
SilverBlack 2/1/2012, Pairings by table for round 1
Table Player                      Points Player
1 cl3m,                              loot_backwards,
2 imthejitte,                        qonog,
3 niabock,                           fallencherub,
4 sadisteck,                         chrismh77,
5 kaifeiyu,                          vantar6697,
6 mrjolly,                           rathis,
  lelouchvibritania,           * BYE *

Round 2 
9 chrismh77,  3 kaifeiyu,
2 qonog,  5 loot_backwards,
10 mrjolly,  4 fallencherub,
6 lelouchvibritania,  7 sadisteck,
1 niabock,  12 vantar6697,
8 imthejitte,  11 rathis,
13 cl3m, * BYE *

SilverBlack 2/1/2012, Pairings by table for round 3 Table  No.
Player                          No. Player     
1    5 loot_backwards,                   3 kaifeiyu,     
2    4 fallencherub,                     6 lelouchvibritania,     
3   13 cl3m,                             2 qonog,     
4   10 mrjolly,                         12 vantar6697,     
5    9 chrismh77,                        8 imthejitte,    
7 sadisteck,                    * BYE *
Same main deck as my last 2 wins with jund. minior sideboard tweaks that still need work.

1 Skarrg, the Rage Pits
2 Swamp
3 Forest
4 Mountain
4 Vivid Crag
4 Savage Lands
4 Vivid Marsh
4 Treetop Village

4 Bloodbraid Elf
4 Bituminous Blast
3 Explore
3 Rise/Fall
4 Boggart Ram-Gang
4 Blightning
4 Putrid Leech
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Sprouting Thrinax

4 Jund Charm
1 Entomber Exarch
3 Goblin Ruinblaster
2 Shriekmaw
3 Wickerbough Elder
2 Soul Snuffers

I got second with this.....
Its a crazy almost mono red Storm build

2 Ghitu Encampment
13 Mountain
2 Keldon Megaliths

4 Desperate Ritual
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Pyretic Ritual
4 Storm Entity
4 Manamorphose
4 Goblin Bushwhacker
2 Simian Spirit Guide
4 Seething Song
1 Gut Shot
4 Grapeshot
4 Gitaxian Probe
4 Empty the Warrens

3 Corrosive Gale
3 Pyroclasm
3 Echoing Ruin
4 Seismic Shudder
2 Relic of Progenitus

Just a reminder: I will not be able to host next week. If anyone wants to subhost let me know before tuesday next week. Otherwise there will not be a silverblack next week.


The prizes for this week's winners of Modern Silverblack are now available at my bots. Please see my signature for how to locate the bots on classifieds. The following has received credits:

1st: Loot_Backwards - 5 credits
2nd: Sadisteck - 4 credits
3rd: Kaifeiyu - 3 credits
4th: lelouchvibritania - 3 credits

With best regards,

The MTGO Bazaar

Owner of The MTGO Bazaar bot chain Search "mtgo bazaar" to find an open bot
Lost in the t8 to Jund

Shoulve had 1 voidmage husher main aswell as some Nighthawks 

3x duress
4x delver of secrets
1 agony warp
1 countersquall
3 doomblade
1 into the roil
4 mana leak
1 psychic barrier
1 dissipate
4 forbidden alchemy
1 tribute to hunger
4 mystical teachings
1 murderous redcap
 3 skinrender
3 mulldrifter
1 darksteel sentinel
4 crumbling necropolis
4 jwar isle refuge
 8 island
7 swamp
1 terramorphic expanse

1 infest
3 faerie macabre
2 flashfreeze
4 spreading seas
2 spell pierce
3 annul 

Lost in the top 4 to storm. He got the perfect start game 3.

3 Trinket Mage
4 Enlisted Wurm
1 Sakura-Tribe Elder
1 Forest
4 Congregation at Dawn
2 Vivid Grove
1 Avarice Totem
2 Forest
1 Elixir of Immortality
1 Signal Pest
2 Mountain
1 Everflowing Chalice
2 Viridian Emissary
1 Infiltration Lens
4 Jungle Shrine
4 Squadron Hawk
2 Vivid Meadow
4 Graypelt Refuge
1 Sylvok Lifestaff
4 Path to Exile
3 Shimmering Grotto
1 Shimmering Grotto
1 Fiend Hunter
2 Plains
4 Kitchen Finks
4 Bloodbraid Elf

4 Cunning Sparkmage
2 Anathemancer
1 Phyrexian Juggernaut
1 Leonin Relic-Warder
2 Leonin Relic-Warder
1 Acidic Slime
1 Acidic Slime
3 Brimstone Mage

There will be no event this wed (2/8). 

Next week (2/15) is going to be a standard Silverblack event.
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