The first week of a new Standard is always an exciting yet perilous time for the Magic player! Michael Majors showcases his new-set brews for the discerning SCG Tour player! Will one of them be what you need to crush the #SCGINDY Open?
We all know someone who's stuck in the past. When it comes to Magic and Standard, that person shouldn't be you! Ross Merriam has your guide to which Standard cards may be past their prime so you can have the freshest tech at #SCGINDY!
It's the future of Kaladesh Standard, today! Michael Majors brings the G/R Energy, while Brad Nelson has a U/W Control deck he's lovingly nicknamed "Flash Hulk!" Watch their battle and get ready for the #SCGINDY Standard Open starting Saturday!
The wait is over! Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is ready to give you the goods for #SCGINDY weekend! Kaladesh is about to fly down from the sky into our tournament lives, and Patrick has tons of strategies and decklists for you to attack (or control) the main event on Saturday!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax didn't think Vehicles were going to make the cut in competitive Magic more often than not. Sounds like he's making a U-turn! Ari has tested, read, and studied up on this bizarre new mechanic and he's impressed! How many Vehicles will make the Top 8 of #SCGINDY?
This matchup is on fire! Ross Merriam brings a blazing fast Mono-Red Aggro list to the table, while Michael Majors slows it down and adds the power of blue and artifacts to his side. Who will win this clash of Kaladesh Standard decks ahead of the #SCGINDY Open?
Kaladesh isn't even on the shelves yet and GerryT has already put in tons of hours of testing with other Magic pros! So what is this format about? Which cards are not what we think they are? Which one has the best chance to stomp #SCGINDY next weekend? Gerry Thompson is here with answers to all of the above!
Tom "The Boss" Ross has done it again. What was once thought a semi-rogue strategy that couldn't make the cut at the top tables has been taken to the summit by the back-to-back Invitational Champion! So how did he do it? The same way he always does: by thinking outside the box and adding new dimensions! #SCGINDY is next weekend. Rack 'em!
It's a clash of old VS. new, doom VS. vroom! Todd Anderson has updated B/W Control for Kaladesh, while Brad Nelson is accelerating into the future with W/R Vehicles! Who has the right stuff to win this Standard showdown ahead of #SCGINDY?
Brad Nelson is grinding SCG Tour stops, the Magic World Championship, and Pro Tour after Pro Tour! But he still has time to get the decklists you want for #SCGINDY weekend! If you still need to find your identity in Kaladesh Standard, you can count on Brad to help you out!
SCG Tour veteran Todd Anderson was living it up with Pyromancer's Goggles last season to great success while the whole world told him to play Collected Company! So what does Todd have planned for #SCGINDY? You guessed it: more fun done his way!
SCG Players' Champion hates when people think he's a shill. He isn't. He's willing to tell you which cards he loves and which cards he thinks are permanently destined for the bulk bins! That said, he's sharing his exact preorder for Kaladesh so that you can see exactly what he believes in for #SCGINDY!
The previews of Kaladesh Standard continue! Ross Merriam is getting aggressive with R/G Energy, while Michael Majors has B/G Delirium on his side. Who will win this battle of speed against power ahead of #SCGINDY? The answer is a click away!
A new Constructed format emerges, the professor talks Planeswalker decks, and Phyrexians could be in Aether Revolt. This is Split Second!
We're ten days away from Grand Prix Atlanta! Whether you're ready for the #GPAtlanta Main Event or you want to enjoy three days of Infinite Challenge tournaments, Cedric Phillips has the info you need!
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren isn't done with this insane archetype! See him ride the dinosaur to prepare you for the #SCGINDY Modern Classic!
Lightning Bolt makes Jeskai Control superior to Esper Control in Modern...right? One WMCQ player in Japan didn't think so and made it all the way to the Top 8! Will their tech take you to the #SCGINDY Modern Classic title?
Mrs. Mulligan's Magic Online streaming is one of her big claims to fame! Who better to tell you about the perks and pitfalls of Magic's digital offering for the competitive player?
Dwarves and Vehicles -- what's not to love? Sean McKeown takes a reader's Depala, Pilot Exemplar Commander deck to another gear in this week's Dear Azami!
Misprints during the Prerelease, behind the scenes at the Pre-Prerelease, and updates to the MTR. This is Split Second!
Grand Prix Atlanta is just eleven days away! Cedric Phillips has your event overview of the event, including an awesome Kaladesh Limited main event with preregistered Sealed decks, a full three-day Challenge schedule, and the sweet playmats a certain Guest of Honor is bringing with her!
Sam Black is running Valakut Delirium back! This time around, he's streamlined the list to a "mere" 93 cards, but there's still plenty of quirky fun to be had! Will you go big at the #SCGINDY Modern Classic?
Run. Fly. What's the difference as long as you're crushing the opposition at #SCGINDY's Modern Classic? Ross Merriam has Dragons, planeswalkers, and everything in between with this excellent list!
Shaheen Soorani is playing Esper for Kaladesh Standard, right? Well, it turns out he's got his eye on an new type of control deck for #SCGINDY! Shaheen shocks the world with his new decklist!
Prerelease primers abound and original artwork for Inventions on sale. This is Split Second!
8-Rack has been on the fringe of Modern for a while, but after Tom Ross took it to an Open Top 8, it's in the spotlight! Ari Lax takes the discard deck for a spin on Magic Online ahead of #SCGINDY!
If 8-Rack continues to become a growing part of Modern, what can we do about it that will also survive against the other big decks? Ross Merriam says not to overthink it! Just hit 'em in the mouth at #SCGINDY's Modern Classic!
If you're a Magic veteran like Adrian Sullivan, you remember a time when Dwarves were a tried and true Magic tribe! It's good to have them back and more competitive than ever! Adrian welcomes them back with card-by-card analysis for #SCGINDY!
Kaladesh has lots of cards that let us hit the Commander skies in ways we never dreamed possible! Sit down, strap in, and prepare to hover over the competition in your next pod!