Angus McKay

Angus McKay is a co-founder and content manager for CBR MTG, a community run organisation for magic players and content creators alike. CBR MTG serves as an established platform for the community to show off deck techs, tournament reports and MTG philosophy. Angus McKay also creates Magic The Gathering content and hosts community run events.

International: Saturday Morning 7 Point Highlander – Webcam (14 players via Discord) 11/09/2021 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report

Webcam via Discord, no entry fee, proxies allowed. 4 Rounds, cut to Top 4. Top 4 after swiss:Thomas on Grixis Tempo beats Socrates on Cephalid BreakfastLuke on Goblins beats Barb on 4c Zoo____Thomas beats Luke in the finals! Second win in 2 events! Is Grixis good? Standings after Swiss:1 Socrates 3-0-12 Maxwell 3-1-03 Luke 3-1-04 Barb 3-1-05 Thomas 3-1-06 Jake 2-1-17 Tyrone 2-2-08 Sam 1-2-19 Alexander 1-2-110 David 1-2-111 Bryce 1-2-112 S R 1-3-013 Angus 0-2-014 Aaron 0-3-0 I played another version of Oath Reanimator with Black Lotus, lost one, won one then dropped to go to the park. I… Read More »International: Saturday Morning 7 Point Highlander – Webcam (14 players via Discord) 11/09/2021 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report

International: July Webcam SNM – (via Discord) 31/07/2021 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report

Lockdown has affect many Australians but thankfully with the power of webcams we could get 15 people at the same time to bash out some highlander. Extremely diverse meta, with the only double ups being Thoracle Breach players testing out the new points spread. And of course Marchesa making her presence known. 4-0 Lurrus Oracle Breach 3-1 Mardu Midrange 3-1 BUG Survival (?) 3-1 Mono B 2-1-1 Grixis Oracle 2-2 Mono White 2-2 Lurrus Oracle Breach 2-1 RB Aggro 2-2 Mardu Midrange 2-2 (?) 1-2-1 UB High Tide 1-2-1 Jund Midrange 1-2-1 Cephalid Breakfast 1-3 (?) 0-4 UW Miracles Player’s… Read More »International: July Webcam SNM – (via Discord) 31/07/2021 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report

7 Point Highlander MTGO

MTGO Test League Top 8 Player Profiles Have Arrived!

You can catch the Top 8 of the Test League on Sunday 21st February at 12pm AEDT over at twitch.tv/epicecky. 7 Point Highlander is taking over MTGO! For months community leader (and Points Committee alum) Isaac Egan has been working with community consultation to bring 7 Point Highlander online. Notable work has been done to bring webcam events to our players in 2020 but the competitive aspect of this method is understandably lacking due to the relaxed nature paper webcam matches bring. The idea was simple – jump start the MTGO 7ph community with a free event and fabulous prizes!… Read More »MTGO Test League Top 8 Player Profiles Have Arrived!

Int’l: Online event report by Barb Tapley on 5c Zoo 03/10/2020 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report

Back in the webcam saddle for this international tournament but this time, South Australian regular Barb Tapley has taken over CBR MTG to retell her impressive experience with her deck: Tribal Flames Zoo! You can read her full tournament report here.

A webcam event was held on October 3 by the CBR MTG team due to popular demand for these small regular events to keep people connected during Covid that is stopping people playing Magic: the Gathering at the local game store.

Deck Primer: Affinity in 7 Point Highlander

Welcome to a deck primer on Affinity in 7 Point Highlander! In this article we will take a deep dive into Affinity, which is a representative of the Mox Aggro Archetype in Highlander. Here you will find my thoughts on the deck’s enablers, acceleration, mana base, pay offs and we’ll talk about its Resiliency and give you some tips for sideboarding. Before we get into it, huge shout out to Jacob Golding for doing the hard work in the early stages of development and gave me a list to start working with. We got a great look at his list in… Read More »Deck Primer: Affinity in 7 Point Highlander

ACT: CBR MTG September Community Event (13 Players) 20/09/20 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report

After celebrating 3 months of no active cases of Covid, paper magic is well and truly back in the Australian Capital. 13 Canberrans came together for a proxy friendly, “Pub REL” event in the Whisky Room at Civic Pub. As we were not confined to the (CLASSIST) rules of WPN, we were able to allow proxies and Zendikar Rising cards! 13 players came together for our first community face-to-face event for the year! Proxies allowed, 4 rounds, cut to Top 4. Congratulations to Jake and Frank who prize split in the finals! Full tournament report available here: https://cbrmtg.com/2020/09/28/7-point-highlander-20th-september-2020-tournament-report/  Player’s Standing… Read More »ACT: CBR MTG September Community Event (13 Players) 20/09/20 | Deck Lists & Tournament Report