Rabay, Mono-Green Aggro❄, Wins Redbull Untapped 2021 International Stop 1

Yann Rabay comes out on top of 1,235-person event with Mono-Green Aggro❄.

Blizzard Brawl, illustrated by Manuel Castañón

Yann Rabay won the Redbull Untapped 2021 International Stop 1 on Sunday with Mono-Green Aggro❄.

Rabay cruised into the platinum division (the Top 16 players after Day 1) by going 8-0, then made the Top 8 cut for their division by going 2-1 on Day 2. After making the Top 8 of the platinum division, Rabay defeated Paolo Prenassi on Izzet Dragons, Marco Lima on Temur Midrange, and Grimir on Izzet Dragons to take first place and win $4,000.

The free-to-enter tournament had 1,235 players with the Top 64 players advancing to play in Day 2 among the four divisions. Anthony Cuello finished second overall with Mono-Green Aggro❄ with the same record of 12-1 as Rabay, but won the gold division to make $2,000. Third place overall was Grimir, also making $2,000 with a record of 11-1-1.

Frank Karsten won the silver division with Mono-White Aggro❄, going 11-2 for $1,000 while Bernardo Santos won the bronze division with Mono-White Aggro❄, finishing with a record of 10-3 for $500.

Almost 65% of the field was on five decks, with the most-played deck being Mono-Green Aggro❄, followed by Izzet Dragons. The metagame breakdown for the top decks is shown below.

Mono-Green Aggro❄215
Izzet Dragons 209
Izzet Epiphany163
Mono-White Aggro❄ 158
Temur Midrange 55

View the Top 16 decklists.