Ari Lax disagrees with a lot of the Izzet Phoenix takes he saw last week, and disagrees hard! He shares his core insight to beating the Modern menace, and the decks and builds that follow from that insight.
It's been a few weeks since Mythic Championship Cleveland, and Standard has evolved more than you think! Ari Lax shares the metagame moves he has observed and his choice for the Standard seat at SCG Cincinnati!
Whir Prison keeps proving itself in Modern events. Ari Lax has put together this primer of general and matchup-specific advice that can set you on your own path to success at SCG Philadelphia!
There may not be a single best deck in Modern, but a few cards are pillars of the format! Ari Lax highlights his top choice for each pillar ahead of SCG Regionals!
Ari Lax piloted Sultai Midrange with aplomb at Mythic Championship Cleveland! He shares the one change he would make from his Top 32 list and how to approach and sideboard for all the main Standard matchups!
Gruul Aggro had a breakthrough finish at Grand Prix Memphis! Ari Lax explains why this weekend was the archetype's moment and explores new directions to take it for your next Standard event!
If you weren't paying attention to Mono-Blue Aggro in Standard, the SCG Dallas results should be your wake-up call! Ari Lax shares major decks' gameplans against the monocolored menace!
Don't bother plugging in that mic. Ari is just going to drop it. He's an expert on taking thoughts from his opponents, and the Pro Tour Champion is ready to take more than ever at SCG Dallas! Good luck to everyone this weekend!
The results from the first weekend of Ravnica Allegiance Standard are in, and Ari Lax has seen some clear trends! Get his no-nonsense take on three-color decks, whether blue will keep dominating, and much more!
Ari has nothing but decklists and pro analysis for these nine archetypes for SCG Indy! Which color trio wasn't even good enough to make the article? Which of the nine decks would Ari play this weekend for the trophy?
Part Gilded Lotus, part Sylvan Caryatid, part busted! Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax has a multitude of new Standard decks that use and abuse this innocuous mana creature to the fullest! Could this card be the real star of Ravnica Allegiance?
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax doesn't need extra incentive to play the same kinds of strategies that Rally the Ancestors decks did! Could this Rakdos bomb be the kind of legend "Aristocrats" style decks need to return? Things are looking good!
Rix Maadi Reveler may be far more powerful than Ari Lax first gave it credit for! Today he re-evaluates the spectacle card from the Cult of Rakdos, testing every limit he can think of!