Ari Lax didn't become a Pro Tour Champion by accident. Well, at least not entirely! Here he shares a few of the crucial details that made the difference between another decent PT showing and a novelty check for $40,000. Follow his advice and give yourself a good shot at #SCGMINN this weekend!
Gerry Thompson takes one of the most important Standard decks today through a test video so you can know how to pilot this baby correctly at #SCGMINN!
Shaun McLaren continues his report on the second greatest tournament of his life. He explains the road that almost made him a two-time champion! Learn about the format from a professional perspective before #SCGMINN!
Chas Andres reacts to the Pro Tour as it pertains to the Standard market and talks about why Khans of Tarkir is one of the most unique finance sets we've ever seen!
The $5,000 Modern Premier IQ at #SCGMINN will be something to see if these brews show up! Check out Todd and BBD drawing cards and making goblins in this new video!
Mike Sigrist got the breakout finish he was hoping for at the Pro Tour! Read about why his deck ultimately outperformed the rest of his team and why it's important to stick to sound deckbuilding theory! If you need a gameplan and a sideboard guide for #SCGWOR this weekend, Mike has got your back!
Brian Kibler tried hard to engage the field at the Pro Tour, but unfortunately, all the decks he proposed for himself fell short of greatness. On the other hand, he has developed a new deck with a nice ring to it, one that marries the best elements of his previous efforts. Say "yes" to it for #SCGWOR!
BBD went to the PT with the Siege Rhinos at home! Here, he explains the ins and outs of the Ascendancy deck, what it is soft to, and how you can sideboard correctly! Check it out if you want to combo Standard out for #SCGWOR!
Two of the best decks in Modern go head to head! Check these powerhouses out before #SCGWOR's $5,000 Modern Premier IQ!
Sam Black is ready to embrace the post-Pro Tour metagame! Follow along with him as he navigates some #SCGWOR testing with one of the most important breakout decks!
The Pro Tour top 8 was "dominated" by Jeskai and Abzan, but if you dig a little deeper, you'll see that, in reality, the actual metagame is fascinatingly different. GerryT knows a few things you don't, and he shares all with you before #SCGWOR!
Brad had one of the most talked about decks at last weekend's PT. Find out what you need to know to help the archetype thrive in your capable hands at #SCGWOR!
Todd Anderson shares his rogue PT deck and explains why it didn't work in what would become the metagame. He provides advice for those looking to make the necessary adjustments for #SCGWOR!
Tom Ross isn't just an Invitational spike, he can take down SCG States too! Check out how he dismantled a presumptuous metagame and exploited the format's weaknesses! Try Tom's decks at #SCGWOR!
It's interesting that so few general strategies from the last Standard carried over. Maybe we just aren't trying hard enough. Try this last season favorite for #SCGMINN!
The day the world's Vintage players have been waiting for is upon us! Brian DeMars looks at the decks running at the front of the pack! Which is your favorite to take down the Championship?
Mark Nestico heard your voices! In keeping with what his readers want, Mark is starting his FNM Hero challenge over to cater more to the spirit of the idea! Help him out with his new deck selection, and work on one of his many deck ideas for #SCGMINN!
While three of the Khans have been enjoying mainstream success, two others have been huffing and puffing at the tail end of Standard. Not for long! Matt Higgs takes the two most underrepresented Tarkir warlords and tosses them into some sweet #SCGMINN-ready decklists!
In maybe one of the most important entries in the history of this column, a reader writes in to address the health of his local Commander scene due to overly degenerate decks. Sean wisely advises him to help fight the good fight through creative deckbuilding!
It may seem unintuitive, but even in a Siege Rhino Standard, red decks find a way! Check out the latest spin on one of the oldest strategies in Magic before #SCGMINN!
Cedric Phillips sits down with Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir champion Ari Lax to talk about his big win, why his team is a force to reckoned with, and what he thinks about the controversy surrounding his sportsmanship.
With creatures becoming the centerpieces of Magic more and more each year, the fundamental way to win most Magic games is to attack correctly. If you find yourself losing more than you'd like, there's a good chance you could use Anthony's advice about offense before #SCGMINN!
Carsten Kotter celebrating the blue delve spells from Khans wasn't just lip service. He had it right from the get go, and now he has a deck that makes maximum use of Dig Through Time and Treasure Cruise! With #SCGMINN's Legacy Open turning to a delve arms race, will you get there first?
Abe Sargent has been taking powerhouse Commander lists recently and getting creative by using only alternative cards for them! Here, he takes a page (and a decklist) from fellow Commander expert Sheldon Menery! Which list suits your playstyle?
Siege Rhino has been the way to go lately, but how much more consistency do you get with two colors instead of three? GerryT investigates prior to #SCGWOR!
BBD and CVM take two of the most successful archetypes from the Pro Tour and put them to work for #SCGWOR preparation!
Adrian Sullivan piloted U/B Control at the Pro Tour! Find out the reasons for his diverse card choices before #SCGWOR! Some of his sweet tech may surprise you...
The much maligned claim that control is dead must have not reached Shaheen Soorani. The dedicated control mage has a traditional control list and a Khans-flavored one that are begging to be played at #SCGWOR!
Learn more about the Open Series’ third-ranked player, Kevin Jones. After winning #SCGNJ with Jeskai Aggro, Jones has his sights set on the Players’ Championship.
Hate-oriented green and white creatures have a storied history, but is there a more hateful card than Anafenza? Check out Bennie's hateful little list for when you just want to hate the opposition out of commission!
Everyone knows that Forests are fashionable in Standard right now, but heaven forbid they find their way into Modern. Turns out we're too late! Try this tree-infested build for the #SCGWOR $5,000 Modern Premier IQ!
Jim Davis went to two different SCG States! See what control brews he tried for each and what he thinks about playing long game decks in Standard as we move toward #SCGWOR!