Archive for February, 2010

Mind Crush

Mind Crush has always been a good tech card. Not only is it a good counter against Honest and Blackwing – Kalut the Moon Shadow, it allows you to have a glimpse at opponent’s hand – only if the conditions are met.

Now that Mind Crush is back at one in the upcoming March 2010 ban list, it won’t see as much play as before, but nonetheless, it’s always good to correct any misplays.

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In any Swiss-system tournaments, it is inevitable for players to end up with the same score. The only resolution to decide who gets to enter the Top 8 is through Tie-breaker.

In this article, we’ll explore the various types of Tie-breakers commonly employed and the strength and weakness of each system. At the end of the article, I will suggest a new form of Tie-breaker that can be employed easily on pen and paper.

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