On a missed trigger

If you watched the top eight of PT Austin last weekend, you may have noticed that game five of the Kibler-Papatsarouchas match in the quarterfinals seems to have swung on a missed Angel of Despair trigger. Josh Silvestri commented on that in his column this week, largely from the perspective of trying to prevent these kinds of situations. Following a fairly extensive debate over Brian’s knowledge and intent in missing Papatsarouchas’s trigger, Brian himself chimed in:
I knew that Van missed the Angel of Despair trigger. I held my Baneslayer Angel in my hand when he cast Hypergenesis because I didn