New formats can be overwhelming, and it's easy to get lost in the sheer volume of options and information available to you as you want to try everything. Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is here to help set a process and define your priorities for wide-open formats, using his experience as a guide to tournament success!
While early results can be fleeting, Cedric Phillips does not think that will be true for G/W Megamorph's strong showing in the first two weeks of Standard play. Check out why he thinks the deck will come out on top this weekend at #PTBFZ and #SCGStates, and the list he'd play for either!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax checked out BFZ Limited at the GP this past weekend and was promptly squashed. Read the crucial learning points of navigating the format before Grand Prix Atlanta!
What did Chas buy that he's so convinced will yield a great return? It's an accessible and easily exploitable Magic good hiding in plain sight! Chas shows you how to invest in a way too many players are ignoring!
We've seen Bring to Light make a little Standard noise, but is it time for the Elf tribe to return to glory? #SCGStates is nearing, and these two pros show you the skills you'll need to conquer it!
Brad Nelson revisits the surprises of last weekend's big event! Then, he tells you the cards that are poised for a huge showing at #SCGATL this weekend!
Two-time Pro Tour Champion Brian Kibler sits down to analyze the week one results before #SCGATL! What are each deck's strengths and weaknesses? What will define the format at the upcoming Pro Tour?
Want an inside look at a few more #SCGATL possibilities? This is your last chance! Tom and Brad gear up for the big weekend in today's VS video!
Think Commander is just for the casuals? Nonsense! Seasoned pro Sam Black takes a break from PT testing to get his Commander on! The Commander Celebration at Grand Prix Atlanta is coming up fast!
True to (most of) his colors, BBD is trying to find the right Abzan combination to port to new Standard. He's finding that to be a truly difficult task before #SCGATL...
A lot of predictable staples were around last weekend, but Tom Ross says the view on the floor was also full of surprises! Read about the surprise cards that nobody will be expecting at #SCGATL, but should be!
Todd Anderson was a few match wins from yet another Open Series top 8 last weekend! So what did he learn about Standard for #SCGATL? He learned that a lot of cards are being highly underplayed and underrated. And a few others, well...
Ari Lax gives some insight into one of the most surprising breakout archetypes since the Modern format's inception before the $5,000 Premier IQ at #SCGATL!
Week One of the Battle for Zendikar Standard format showed us the defining decks to start with, and Week Two allows us time for refinement. Tom "The Boss" Ross improved G/W Megamorph by adding a little blue mana, check it out for this weekend's #SCGStates!
Anthony Lowry is not one to make a called shot lightly, but he has found the right Modern deck for him to play this weekend at #SCGStates and it's time to call it.
Standard appears to be waiting for the Pro Tour to tell us what the format is all about, but Mark Nestico has to test for #SCGStates this weekend now just like the rest of us. He shares his thoughts on what the format is all about and his current deck of choice for Standard!
Matt Higgs is well-known for his love of tempo decks, and in a wide-open format where you can do practically anything, of course that's what he wants to do first. Check his list out and give it a try before #SCGStates this weekend!
Now that Levi has gotten settled in to Dear Azami, he's ready to take on some serious old-school challenges... like today's Chainer, Dementia Master deck!
Want a deck that isn't Megamorphing or trying to splash black in Jeskai? GerryT shows off a great run at the Open Series last weekend that you can take to #SCGStates!
Cedric Phillips sits down with Patrick "PSulli" Sullivan to go over the results of #SCGINDY, discuss the notion that Magic players try to mislead players in their writing/deck selection, and analyze the recent changes to SCG Organized Play.
Danny West examines the role of green cards in current Magic. Is green occupying too much of the color pie? Has R&D pushed the color too far? Is G/W Megamorph the only way to go for #SCGStates this weekend?
Sometimes Abe's Random Commander Challenge yields a complete dud that he has to get creative with. And sometimes, it hits him with a popular powerhouse like Sydri! See the new and creative direction he takes her before you hit up Grand Prix Atlanta's Commander Celebration!
Looking for a creature strategy but can't figure out which colors you want? With this Standard's manabase configurations, you don't have to choose! Splash what you want at #SCGATL!
Adrian Sullivan pays tribute to a huge influence in his Magic life and educates stores and players alike on how they can grow their Magic culture to the benefit of everyone!
Chris VanMeter reviews the success stories from last weekend and makes a few recommendations for those on their way to #SCGATL!
With new sets come a lot of new mechanics and new interactions? Read about some crazy Zada, Hedron Grinder tricks and some Undergrowth Champion tips with Paul and special guest Jeph Foster!
If you watched coverage last weekend, you may have caught a lot of +1/+1 counters littering the battlefield! If you're a dice-enthusiast that wants to play a wild game at #SCGATL, here you go!
How hard is it to define a format after a single event? What does the Pro Tour mean for the upcoming metagame? Which two interesting decks aren't receiving enough attention? Jim Davis is on the job for #SCGATL!
Ross Merriam is prepping for the upcoming PT with lots of help, but it isn't always easy! Read about his tips and apply them to your own testing regimen for #SCGATL!