Hi all!

We just finished our first CBR MTG Highlander league in Canberra, we had a double swiss of 5 rounds with a cut to Top 4! 16 players joined the league with 21 Unique decks and we were able to gather some data on the decks played. Huge congratulations to our Top 4 for making it through!

1st Wes McTernan – Backyard Blitz
2nd Jacob Turner – Mardon’t
3/4th Morgan Sedaitis – Gardening Australia
3/4th Angus McKay – Oath Reanimator

Most Played Decks (by Matches Played)

Gardening Aus/Backyard Blitz 30
Oath Reanimator 20
Mardon’t 12
Junk Lands 12
Back to Bant 10
TM55 10
Blue Moon 10
Grixis Midrange 8
4c Midrange 8
Channel Mirror 8
BR Shops 8
Enchantress 6
Taking Tims 6
Saskia Zoo 4
BUG Creatures 4
GR Ramp 2
Grixis Waste Not 2
UB Delver 2
Doomsday 2
5c Humans 2
Squee’s Portal 2

Most Successful Decks (Percentage of Matches Won)

Squee’s Portal 100%
Back to Bant 70%
Mardon’t 66.7%
Taking Tims 66.7%
Grixis Midrange 62.5%
TM55 60%
Oath Reanimator 55%
Doomsday 50%
GR Ramp 50%
Humans 50%
Saskia Zoo 50%
Gardening Aus/Junk Lands 53.3%
BR Shops 37.5%
Enchantress 33.3%
Blue Moon 30%
4c midrange 25%
Channel Mirror 12.5%
BUG Creatures 0%
Grixis Waste Not 0%
UB Delver 0%

Decklists

1st Wes McTernan – Backyard Blitz

Creature (17)
1x Arbor Elf
1x Birds of Paradise
1x Courser of Kruphix
1x Deathrite Shaman
1x Eternal Witness
1x Knight of the Reliquary
1x Noble Hierarch
1x Primeval Titan
1x Qasali Pridemage
1x Ramunap Excavator
1x Renegade Rallier
1x Scavenging Ooze
1x Siege Rhino
1x Tarmogoyf
1x Titania, Protector of Argoth
1x Vampire Hexmage
1x Voice of Resurgence

Instant (5)
1x Abrupt Decay
1x Crop Rotation *
1x Mental Misstep
1x Path to Exile
1x Swords to Plowshares

Sorcery (8)
1x Council’s Judgment
1x Eldritch Evolution
1x Green Sun’s Zenith *
1x Inquisition of Kozilek
1x Life from the Loam
1x Natural Order *
1x Sylvan Scrying
1x Thoughtseize

Artifact (2)
1x Crucible of Worlds
1x Expedition Map

em>Enchantment (1)
1x Exploration

Planeswalker (1)
1x Elspeth, Knight-Errant

Land (26)
1x Arid Mesa
1x Bayou
1x Bloodstained Mire
1x Dark Depths
1x Dryad Arbor
1x Flooded Strand
2x Forest
1x Godless Shrine
1x Karakas *
1x Marsh Flats
1x Misty Rainforest
1x Overgrown Tomb
1x Plains
1x Polluted Delta
1x Savannah
1x Scrubland
1x Strip Mine **
1x Swamp
1x Temple Garden
1x Thespian’s Stage
1x Treetop Village
1x Verdant Catacombs
1x Wasteland *
1x Windswept Heath
1x Wooded Foothills

Sideboard (15)
1x Choke
1x Collective Brutality
1x Damnation
1x Defense Grid
1x Duress
1x Eidolon of Rhetoric
1x Engineered Explosives
1x Krosan Grip
1x Mother of Runes
1x Null Rod
1x Reanimate
1x Relic of Progenitus
1x Rest in Peace
1x Stony Silence
1x Zealous Persecution

2nd Jacob Turner – Mardon’t
Creature (13)
1x Hazoret the fervent
1x Bloodghast
1x Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
1x Brain Maggot
1x Desecration Demon
1x Dark Confidant
1x Golbin Rabblemaster
1x Spirit of the Labyrinth
1x Pack Rat
1x Young Pyromaster
1x Kitesail Freebooter
1x Fulminator Mage
1x Harsh Mentor

Instant (7)
1x Lightning Bolt
1x Hero’s Downfall
1x Path to Exile
1x Kolaghan’s Command
1x Fatal Push
1x Swords to Plowshares
1x Go for the Throat

Sorcery (11)
1x Balance *
1x Chainer’s Edict
1x Innocent Blood
1x Hymn to Tourach
1x Pox
1x Thoughtseize
1x Demonic Tutor ***
1x Duress
1x Collective Brutality
1x Night’s Whisper
1x Inquisition of Kozilek
1x Lingering Souls

Artifact (2)
1x Mox Jet ***
1x Helm of Obedience

Enchantment (4)
1x Phyrexian Scriptures
1x Leyline of the void
1x Rest in peace
1x Bitterblossom

Planeswalker (2)
1x Liliana of the veil
1x Liliana, the last hope

Land (20)
1x Marsh Flats
1x Scrubland
1x Badlands
1x Arid Mesa
1x Bloodstained Mire
1x Shambling Vents
1x Mana Confluence
1x Verdant Catacombs
1x Blood Crypt
1x Plateau
1x Dragonskull Summit
1x Blackcleave Cliffs
1x Plains
7x Swamp

Sideboard (15)
1x Kambal, Consul of Allocation
1x Engineered Plague
1x Stony Silence
1x Tormod’s Crypt
1x Pyrostatic Pillar
1x Grafdigger’s Cage
1x Lifebane Zombie
1x Drown in Sorrow
1x Damnation
1x Leyline of Sanctity
1x Aegis of Honor
1x Vampire Hexmage
1x Pithing Needle
1x Suppression Field
1x Oblivion Ring

3/4th Morgan Sedaitis – Gardening Australia
Creature (14)
1x Birds of Paradise
1x Centaur Vinecrasher
1x Courser of Kruphix
1x Deathrite Shaman
1x Eternal Witness
1x Lotus Cobra
1x Primeval Titan
1x Ramunap Excavator
1x Renegade Rallier
1x Scavenging Ooze
1x Knight of the Reliquary
1x Titania, Protector of Argoth
1x Tireless Tracker
1x Sylvan Safekeeper

Instant (5)
1x Swords to Plowshares
1x Entomb
1x Enlightened Tutor *
1x Fatal Push
1x Abrupt Decay

Sorcery (5)
1x Sylvan Scrying
1x Green Sun’s Zenith *
1x Hour of Promise
1x Life from the Loam
1x Living Wish

Artifact (5)
1x Crucible of Worlds
1x Mox Diamond
1x Sensei’s Divining Top *
1x Zuran Orb
1x Expedition Map

Enchantment (4)
1x Squandered Resources
1x Sylvan Library
1x Exploration
1x Fastbond *

Planeswalker (1)
1x Liliana, the Last Hope

Land (26)
1x Barren Moor
1x Bayou
1x Buried Ruin
1x Dark Depths
1x Forest
1x Horizon Canopy
1x Marsh Flats
1x Glacial Chasm
1x Misty Rainforest
1x Overgrown Tomb
1x Petrified Field
1x Plains
1x Polluted Delta
1x Savannah
1x Scrubland
1x Strip Mine **
1x Swamp
1x Temple Garden
1x Thespian’s Stage
1x Tranquil Thicket
1x Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
1x Verdant Catacombs
1x Volrath’s Stronghold
1x Wasteland *
1x Windswept Heath
1x Wooded Foothills

Sideboard (15)
1x Choke
1x Collective Brutality
1x Ghost Quarter
1x Maze of Ith
1x Grafdigger’s Cage
1x Krosan Grip
1x Manglehorn
1x Path to Exile
1x Phyrexian Revoker
1x Ray of Revelation
1x Shriekmaw
1x Stony Silence
1x The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale
1x Vampire Hexmage
1x Walking Ballista

3/4th Angus McKay – Oath Reanimator
Creature (7)
1x Ashen Rider
1x Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite
1x Emrakul, the Aeons Torn
1x Griselbrand
1x Iona, Shield of Emeria
1x Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur
1x Kozilek, the Great Distortion

Instant (12)
1x Brainstorm
1x Daze
1x Dig Through Time **
1x Entomb
1x Force of Will *
1x Izzet Charm
1x Mental Misstep
1x Muddle the Mixture
1x Frantic Search
1x Spell Pierce
1x Swan Song
1x Vampiric Tutor ***

Sorcery (14)
1x Careful Study
1x Collective Brutality
1x Exhume
1x Faithless Looting
1x Gamble
1x Life // Death
1x Ponder
1x Preordain
1x Reanimate
1x Gitaxian Probe
1x Show and Tell
1x Stitch Together
1x Thoughtseize
1x Unmask

Artifact (2)
1x Chrome Mox
1x Lotus Petal

Enchantment (5)
1x Animate Dead
1x Dance of the Dead
1x Dragon Breath
1x Oath of Druids *
1x Search for Azcanta

Planeswalker (1)
1x Dack Fayden

Land (19)
1x Badlands
1x Bayou
1x Bazaar of Baghdad
1x Bloodstained Mire
1x Flooded Strand
1x Forbidden Orchard
1x Island
1x Mana Confluence
1x Marsh Flats
1x Misty Rainforest
1x Polluted Delta
1x Scalding Tarn
1x Steam Vents
1x Swamp
1x Underground Sea
1x Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
1x Verdant Catacombs
1x Volcanic Island
1x Watery Grave

Sideboard (15)
1x Abrupt Decay
1x Blazing Archon
1x Chaos Warp
1x Duress
1x Energy Flux
1x Firestorm
1x Nature’s Claim
1x Nezahal, Primal Tide
1x Null Rod
1x Pyroblast
1x Red Elemental Blast
1x Shred Memory
1x Stronghold Gambit
1x Terastodon
1x Toxic Deluge