Just in time for SCG Atlanta, Gerry Thompson has your initial testing results! Is Mardu Vehicles at the top of the Standard heap? Is a Delirium deck viable again? And what do the aggressive decks of the format look like? GerryT has your answers inside!
It's an Amonkhet draft-off where four Premium writers make their picks...and you pick the winner! See how Sam Black, Cedric Phillips, Todd Stevens, and Conley Woods would start these five Amonkhet drafts and get ready for GP Richmond next weekend!
With his Red Review in the books, Adrian Sullivan branched out a bit into black! Today he showcases several decks featuring both colors, from B/R Control with few win conditions to R/B Aggro with madness themes! Get ready for SCG Atlanta!
Brad Nelson is going big like Standard hasn't seen in a while! But his Jund Aetherworks deck isn't the only one looking to make splashy plays. Can Todd Anderson's R/U Reveler deliver the pain instead with SCG Atlanta just around the corner?
With Felidar Guardian taking a surprise ban to the snout, the search is on for the new best Standard deck! Luckily, Todd Anderson's been sinking his time into Winding Constrictor decks, and if you want to feel the Snake's embrace for SCG Atlanta, this one's a must!
Brad Nelson had a Four-Color Saheeli primer lined up for today, but Felidar Guardian got emergency-banned yesterday! Instead, he talks about how this decision and others in recent years add up to a communication problem for Wizards of the Coast.
No Felidar Guardians here! Tom "The Boss" Ross is going classic aggro with a Mono-Black machine, while Michael Majors has a B/G Delirium deck complete with Vessel of Nascency. With SCG Atlanta Standard suddenly wide open, which idea will reign supreme?
The Todd Stevens Top 20 is becoming a tradition, and today he takes his swing at Amonkhet ahead of SCG Atlanta! Everyone knows the cycling duals will see play, but what about Nissa, Steward of Elements? Liliana, Death's Majesty? Gideon of the Trials? What about Glorybringer?
Michael Majors is a realist: Felidar Guardian will be legal for SCG Atlanta, so it's time to deal with it! He divides the Week 1 metagame of decks he's built and seen into four tiers, from "has potential, needs work" to his top recommendations!
With the introduction of cycling to Standard, Sam Black sees the delirium mechanic as a big winner! He explores the possibilities of Sultai and Abzan Delirium before revealing a Saheeli Delirium deck that just might go down as a history maker at SCG Atlanta!
Felidar Guardian just couldn't stay away from Standard! Shaun McLaren prepares you for life with the combo-happy feline ahead of SCG Atlanta...and wonders why Wizards of the Coast would ban Sensei's Divining Top from Legacy now, of all times.
Jeremy Noell goes over the day's top Magic stories, including Amonkhet Draft weekend, the SCG Tour heads to Atlanta, and a Tarmodie giveaway!
Cedric Phillips shares how you can meet Grand Prix Richmond's Guest of Honor, longtime Magic illustrator John Avon, in today's Countdown!
Shaheen Soorani's control testing for the new Standard has been through a heck of a week! Will his prototype decks for Team Lingering Souls give you the inspiration you need to climb to the top at SCG Atlanta?
Welcome to the new Standard! Amonkhet is legal. Felidar Guardian isn't. The emergency ban on Felidar Guardian sent Brennan DeCandio scrambling to prepare for SCG Atlanta, but he still has brews just for you!
One Amonkhet draft wasn't enough for Cedric Phillips! Watch him navigate another set of tricky choices ahead of Grand Prix Richmond next weekend!
Pure control isn't dead! Ross Merriam highlights a successful Modern list of U/B Control ahead of the Classic at SCG Atlanta and returns to the scene of its triumph: Magic Online!
Matt Higgs is all about the Zombies going into SCG Atlanta! Today he unleashes a brutal B/W brew that's all about eating brains and draining life!
It's the deciding game of Amonkhet Mini-Masters VS! Will there be a tight, drawn-out battle? An utter blowout? A shiny Invocation? There's only one guarantee: lots and lots of fun!
An emergency ban in Standard, just days before Amonkhet releases. Jeremy Noell goes through this story and more on today's Split Second.
The Grand Prix Richmond main event is just one part of the Magic to be played! Cedric Phillips covers side events from the Pro Tour Qualifier to Commander pods in today's Countdown.
Play more lands. No, seriously. Play more lands. Don't make Emma Handy bust out the hypergeometric calculator ahead of SCG Atlanta!
Cedric Phillips makes his long-awaited MTGO Video debut on SCG with Amonkhet! How will the voice of the SCG Tour (and former Pro Tour Top 8 competitor) handle the new format? You've gotta see one of these matches!
Next up in Amonkhet Mini-Masters VS: Game 4, the home stretch! Will some claim series victory, or will everything come down to a deciding Game 5? And what planeswalkers will show up today?
Ryan Saxe is having a blast with Amonkhet Limited! This draft, however, isn't going so well. What's the right pick to salvage a sticky situation? Get ready for GP Richmond next weekend!