Mythic Championship V Live Coverage – Javier Dominguez Takes the Crown

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Welcome to Mythic Championship V! 68 players will be competing in best-of-three Standard Magic: The Gathering Arena matches for their share of the $750,000 prize pool. Be sure to tune into the highest level of Magic: The Gathering play!

The live broadcast of Mythic Championship V starts at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 4 PM UTC, for all three days from October 18 to October 20.

Thank you for joining us this weekend. We also aim to trial a text coverage in the next tournament so keep your eyes out for it!

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Grand Finals

A tense match between Javier Dominguez’s Gruul Aggro and Jean Emmanuel Depraz’s Bant Golos saw the current World Champion victorious on the biggest stage yet again. Jean Emmanuel Depraz also performed expertly in this tournament, being the only Golos player in the top 8, but it was not meant to be as defeating the aggro deck four times proved to be an uphill battle.

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Top 8 Preview

The top 8 has been decided for the playoffs! The final brackets are as follows, in order. This is also a double elimination structure:

It has been an eventful 3 days, with a lots of discussions pending the banned and restricted announcement to come on Monday. Who will be crowned the champion of the tournament – will it be Golos, Oko, Embercleave or Torbran?

Day 2 Roundup

The second day of Mythic Championship V has concluded, with the top 8 now decided for tomorrow’s playoff. See the final standings and decklists here.

  • Just one Golos deck made it to the top 8, with the aggro decks well equipped (with Embercleave!) to defeat them on their way in the second day.
  • 4 of the Nissa ramp decks found its way to the top, showings its strength combined with the notorious turn two Oko fueld by Gilded Goose.
  • Lee Shi Tian supports Hong Kong protests at the tournament on camera and makes it to the top 8! A masterful stroke on his deck choice also, as he anticipated Golos decks to be prevalent on day 2 which he dispatched several on his way.

Day 2 Preview

The second day of Mythic Championship V is about to begin – 24 top players from day 1 join the 4 Magic Pro League division winners to make 28 players vying for the top 8 spots. Today will also be another seven rounds of Standard Magic. The day 2 metagame consists of the following:

Day 1 Roundup

The first day of Mythic Championship V has now concluded, with 24 of the top players going through to the second day. 4 players have already qualified for the second day via winning the Magic Pro League; Seth Manfield, Lee Shi Tian, Ben Stark and Carlos Romao will start their tournament fresh tomorrow.

Chris Kvartek was the talk of the tournament, who qualified via a MTG Arena qualifer weekend with a Mono Green Stompy deck. He masterfully navigated his way through the metagame with his version of the Simic Food deck which features Maraleaf Pixie. Tune in for the second day tomorrow at 9 AM PT!

Social Media

  • Discuss the tournament in our Discord or our Forums
  • All the live happenings on Twitter – #MYTHICCHAMPIONSHIPV

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