We are now in the middle of round five. If a deck loses a single match now it is eliminated for good.
What is the Pauper Gauntlet?
All about the Pauper Gauntlet Season 03: http://mtgolibrary.blogspot.se/2015/11/the-pauper-gauntlet.html
All the deck lists: http://mtgolibrary.blogspot.se/2015/11/the-decks-of-pauper-gauntlet-s03.html
Round five is played in the Tournament Practice room.Here are all the results of round five so far.
35 decks entered round five, including the three voteback decks.
Infect defeats Azorius Control 2-0
Illusory Tricks dies to Grixis Affinity 1-2
WW Soul Tokens defeats Suicide Black 2-1
White Heroes dies to a horrible misplay against Bant Blink 1-2
Cyborgs take down Dimir Control 2-0
Burn takes down Rakdos Burn 2-0
Goblins loses to MBC 1-2
MBC defeats MBC 2-0
Suicide Black dies to AzoriusKitty 0-2
Stompy defeats MBC 2-1
Simic Oracle gets overrun by Slivers 0-2 (one of the most common way to die in the Gauntlet)
Death Control defeats 1-land-spy 2-0
Pauper Nightmare wins vs Golgari Delver 2-0
Turbo Angler gets overrun by Elves 1-2
Slivers defeats Delver 2-1
Izzet Cooldotha defeats Simic Infect 2-1
RUG Tron does a number on Delver 2-0
17 matches played. 11-6 so far.
Decks that will play round five this coming week: BUGs & Pigs, Izzet Cooldotha, Black Auramancer, Blue Bichinho, MUC, Elve, Stompy Tokens, Rhystic Tron, BorosKitty Initiated, Aristocrats, Goblin Storm Combo, Spiteful Leeches, Love Train, UG Madness, Bant Sword and Shield, Kuldotha Mardu,
What happens now?
Round five will end on March 1st and then round six begins. I estimate round six to be another two week round.
Top 10 decks still alive
BUGs & Pigs, Burn, Green One, Mono Red Heroic, Stompy (5)
The Eliminations before this round
Round five eliminations so far Illusory Tricks, White Heroes, Goblins, Suicide Black, Turbo Angler, Simic Oracle
36th place (round four) Counter-Kitty,UB Trinket Control, Rakdos Vampires, Flying Ninjas, Turbo Zoo, Shroudfang Ninja. Delver, Green Ramp LD, Snow-Go, Turbo Exhume
45th place: Shared by the 26 decks eliminated in round three: Affinity, Exhume Control, Familiars, Rebel Grind, Pestilence Control, Encroaching Blight, Green Grifters, The Pauper Gauntlet, Project X, Tortured Toolbox, RG Land Crusher, RG Landfall, DelverFiend, Eggs, Gary Busey LD, Selesnya Flash, Abzan Grindhouse, Bant Fog, Crocajund, BUG Proliferators, Evil Allies, Land-o-derm, Pig Trinket, Sultai Delve, 5-color Green
70th place: Shared by nine decks that died during double Elimination, (round one and two): Red Land Destruction, Mono Black Land Destruction, Glass Cannon Red, Tortured Madness, Cheaty Morph, Living End, 1-land Spy, UB Justice Control and Dragon Delve.
Round 1 ended 56-22 (72% match win rate)
Round 2 ended 13-9 (59% win)
Round 3 ended 43-26 (62% win)
Round 4 ended 32-11 (74% win – best win rate so far in Pauper Gauntlet history!)
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