How do you solve a problem like Golgari? Brad has seen a lot of decks of its style over the years, and they traditionally have a few weaknesses. So where to begin for SCG Dallas's Standard Classic?
Golgari is good. Big deal. When isn't it? Todd Anderson has the answer to the deck with the answers! His streams and endless testing has put him confident he can beat Golgari with this! For now anyway...
As Golgari decks look for traditional ways to outmaneuver one another, Sam Black is interested in playing a different game altogether! See how he's exploiting Standard before the Classic at SCG Dallas!
Join our talented staff and weigh in on the best Modern deck to use to take down SCG Dallas this weekend! Did any of our writers choose the deck you'd play? Don't forget to vote!
One of the best Modern theorists in the game right now is here with some advice: start cycling! SCG Dallas is sounding like the place for burn spells and graveyard combos, but which of them will conquer? Bryan knows!
She's the best person in the business to ask about black and green fair decks! Fortunately, Golgari flavors are all over Standard for the SCG Dallas Classic on Sunday, and we've got Jadine explaining how to win!
Seeing Golgari Midrange and Jeskai Control take the meta by storm hasn't given Ross doubts! That just means he gets to do what he loves most: adjusting his strategy to prey on the unsuspecting opposition at SCG Dallas's Standard Classic!
We now have a healthy dose of metagame for Standard, but Pro Tour champion Ari Lax doesn't think we've gone far enough! See the many archetypes that are finding success and how they can improve drastically!
Don't say he didn't warn you! Many of the cards Chas called have already proven themselves, but don't despair! There's still money to be made if you're willing to listen to more excellent Guilds of Ravnica season advice!
The SCG Tour is taking a breather this weekend, but there are tons of events around the world! If you need a place to get your footing on the new Standard season, our writers have some recommendations for you!
Gerry has listened to a lot of friends and expert magicians, and this is the deck he's come away with! The last time we were in Ravnica, Gerry used this color combo to kickstart his ascent to the top of the Pro Tour! Get his sideboard guide, most recent list, and more!
The first week gave us some pretty definitive results...sort of. Owen Turtenwald chimes in on some of the top end decks of Standard while providing tips and tricks for aspiring pilots!
This metagame may shift fast on us, but right now, Todd is ready to control the competition! Get the builds he has penciled in for his next event as of now, and find out why these control decks will give you the best shot at Guilds glory!
Brad has some great resources in his pocket for navigating these wild Golgari brews no one has gotten perfect yet! Has Brad done it? Golgari mages: Are we there?
Patrick Chapin only needed one week of results to start answering Standard's problem cards! See the lists he's assembled for the new meta now!
The GAM Podcast's Bryan Gottlieb is addicted to the new Standard format! The biggest thing he's noticing is too little praise for this breakout card! Get ready before this innocuous card is everywhere!
Sam Black had the pleasure of collaborating with the world famous Izzet Dragon recently. Needless to say, it went well for him and not for his opponents. These are the new and exciting directions Sam is prepared to take the icon in Standard!
The first Guilds of Ravnica Standard results revealed the new metagame! Get Brad Nelson's takes on Mono-Red Aggro, Selesnya Tokens, Golgari Midrange, and more!
This format goes a lot deeper than a given week one top 8! That's why Ross Merriam is breaking out tons of new Guilds of Ravnica lists to give you the most up to date information! Which of these decks can stick around?
Jadine may have been battling in the new Standard trenches, but she also kept a close eye on results from all over! Is red still the best? She explains in detail here!