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Worcester Polytechnic Takes On the Magic: The Gathering Arena Grand Finals

Not even coronavirus can stop us from playing Magic: the Gathering Arena. It’s finally time for the CSL Grand Finals to happen, and we’ve got two amazing teams ready to take each other on in a battle to see who will be this year’s winner. 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute finished third in the Northeast (3) region. Featuring a roster of just four players, the team that wasn’t expected to make their way to the finals, but they did just that. Along the way, they ended the runs of University of California, Berkeley, the top seed from the Central region, the University of Tulsa, Clemson University, and their regional rival the University of Maryland, College Park. With a team of 3 Mythic players, they’re ready to take on the University Of California, San Diego in what will surely be an exciting match to watch. Without further ado, let’s meet our first Grand Finalist school: Worcester Polytechnic Institute!

The Competitors

Coinman1863

Junior, Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Manufacturing

Best tournament finish: Finalist, TJ Collectables Legacy 1k 2017

Rank: Mythic

Favorite Card: Preacher

MarsMage

Junior, Robotics Engineering

Best tournament finish: Multiple Time 2-Headed Giant Prerelease winner with Coinman

Rank: Gold

Favorite Card: Tiana, Ship's Caretaker

Pieguy369

Junior, Computer Science

Best tournament finish: CSL Grand Finalist 2020

Rank: Mythic

Favorite Card: Sylvan Library

KitsuneKeira

Senior, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Best tournament finish: 23rd place, Leaving a Legacy 5K

Rank: Mythic

Favorite Card: Lightning Bolt

 

A formidable group, for sure! Grand Finals aren’t far away, so stay tuned for more about their rivals the University Of California, San Diego and check out the big show on Twitch on May 31st to see how it all goes down.

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