One of the most resilient strategies in Magic has been there since day one of new Standard! Brad Nelson came within a match of another SCG Invitational top 8, and he did it by knowing this excellent archetype inside and out! Here's how it's done!
Standard decks don't last forever, but some of the lessons they teach us do! Jadine has gotten more than usual out of her signature Standard archetype this season! She's sharing so you can use the teachings without any of the work! Enjoy, Jadine fans!
It's been a long few days since the WotC announcement and now! We're overdue for some Chas Andres analysis! Get his reaction and reasoning behind his view on all the major Magic markets here!
Players can debate the merits of the Modern Jeskai deck all they want; we know that the Standard version is legit! Dylan Hand expects this deck to stick around for a long time to come, so learn it ASAP!
On the eve of SCG CON Winter, Shaheen Soorani gives his picks for Modern and Standard! Will his twosome lead to a triumph at the Season Two Invitational?
GerryT's made some mighty big predictions! But even he isn't sure about his biggest question for the Invitational Weekend: will he even play? Read on to learn why he might not be in the field ... and the decks he has prepared, just in case!
Join a host of SCG writers for their sincere recommendations about two different formats at SCG CON! Modern and Standard are almost equally important for the weekend, so let's dive in with the experts!
Todd has no secrets this weekend! He's going to be in the booth with Cedric, so that means you get all the info he won't use! See the Standard and Modern decks he'd have in his hands were he going for the trophy and the pay day!
Tech. The tradition of getting cute in the face of a known metagame to prove your ultimate worth. As Gottlieb points out, the SCG Invitational this weekend could be entirely defined by small, subtle amounts of new tech! Best of luck, innovators!
Sam Black, Bryan Gottlieb, and Tom Ross gather together for a triple threat of the hottest questions surrounding Standard and Modern going into SCG CON this weekend! Vote for your favorite at the end!
This deck has been a solid contender for months, but no one seems to be taking it seriously for this weekend's SCG CON Standard events! We're happy to have Zachary here to explain why this is a huge mistake!
Regardless of what else is going on this weekend at SCG CON, Jund Jadine is ready with her Overgrown Tombs! See the work and analysis she's put into both formats so that she can cast removal on the competition all weekend long!
With the Invitational, multiple Winter Championships, and a host of other amazing Magic to be had this weekend at SCG CON, Ben couldn't pick just one way to help! Check out the strategies he believes in enough to give you the scoop firsthand!
Almost out of nowhere Arclight Phoenix is making a case for the best creature in two major formats! Well, for one weekend anyway. As Abraham Stein points out here, it can be defeated at SCG CON!
The SCG Invitational will headline the festivities at SCG CON, and Standard will determine our champion! Let Dylan lend a hand to your chances at the money and glory!
If you only have a few hours to prepare for SCG CON this weekend, this might be the one! Most recent SCG Open Winner Ross Merriam brings in Brad Nelson (fresh off a top 8 of his own) to figure out the best of the best for Standard!
With GRN Standard (almost) in the books, Gerry and Bryan talk about the last couple evolutions of the format. From Adrian Sullivan's win at GPMKE to the last round of Magic Online decklists, Standard's evolution hasn't slowed down!
Ben Weitz has a scorcher of a deck for Standard! He's on a hot streak with Big Red, and if casting a gigantic Banefire sounds like fun, this article is for you! SCG Baltimore's Classic and the Standard portion of SCG CON are on their way!
Hey, let's face it: there's some drama in Magic now and again. Gerry is catching up on the battlefields on and off the playmats! Get the decks and info you need to know to stay with the scene at SCG Baltimore!
Sam Black has noticed that every time this Standard settles down, there's a new way to attack it! He's not waiting for someone else to do the work this time! See the most fun brew you've seen in months, and why Sam Black would totally sleeve it for SCG Baltimore's Standard Classic!