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I think it is safe to assume that most of us don't enjoy playing "the best deck" most of the time, myself included. Whether you just like expressing yourself through your deck choice, or you just enjoy playing a different strategy, you still have to know what the top deck(s) in a particular format are. And, subsequently, you need to know how to attack them.
If you're like me, you can be a little stubborn, often shying away from the "best deck" even when you're not entirely sure your brew can beat it. On occasion, I fold a few days before the tournament and end up listening to the Brad Nelsons of the Magic world, playing the best version of the best deck, but that is not exactly common (maybe that's why I've been doing so bad lately!). So today, I'm not suggesting you play the best deck in the format. After all, it is probably a mistake to do that in a team tournament like #SCGKY. If everyone is gunning for the best deck in each format, you don't want a giant target on all three of your decks. And when the formats are as open and diverse as Modern and Legacy, playing public enemy number one can be actively dangerous.