The Boss takes down the Invitational

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You may have heard of Tom Ross before. He's the guy who's probably most well known for first putting Basilisk Collar, Stoneforge Mystic and Cunning Sparkmage. The deck, named "Boss Naya" after its creator, helped propel LSV to a Top 8 at Pro Tour San Diego in 2010.

Now, Tom is back and showing his chops in the Top 8 of the Star City Games Invitational held in Columbus over the weekend. It was a star-studded Top 8 with Brad Nelson and Reid Duke also in contention, but in the split-format tournament that featured a Standard Top 8, it was Tom's deck that took down the title after he tore through the Swiss with a unique Infect deck in Legacy.

Tom Ross, your Invitational winner.
Tom Ross, your Invitational winner.

You can find full coverage of the event, along with Tom's decklist, here.

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Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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