Standard has reasonably gotten most of the Ravnica Allegiance attention, but Bryan isn't stopping there! He's got his picks for the cards with the best chance to make an impact in the much more powerful Modern format!
When did we start sleeping on Dragons of all things?! Gottlieb says this card is insane, and he has some decks to prove it! If you've been waiting on the right way to use Sarkhan or you just want to relive some Glorybringer glory, here you go!
Three Merfolk decks on one team? At SCG Columbus, why not? Bryan Gottlieb shares the various approaches he expects to see in the Buckeye State and shares his updates to several key Modern decks!
A lot of players have come to Gottlieb with the expectation that he'd be in love with Growth Spiral! The truth is a little more complicated! He has a few decks that want the spell...and a few others that should never go near it!
Modern may be the first format where the most dominant decks are being held back by...player insecurity? You can be a great Magic player! Join Bryan for lessons in how to pick up these monster archetypes! It takes way less work than you think to get those free wins!
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!
Why is it so hard to get really good data when it comes to Magic metagames? Bryan enlists the help of a friend with a fascinating new project to assist in understanding what it's like to data mine the tournament scene in 2018!
There are a lot of questions from this PT that demand answers, and Bryan has them! Well, almost all of them. The one he can't wrap his head around is...well, you'll see. Get the best edge for SCG Vegas right here!
The Standard format just keeps on giving! Join Gottlieb for an intense look at the next archetype poised to make itself known at the top of the metagame! Sideboarding guidelines, various build options, and more within!
Like a teenager trying out new identities, Bryan Gottlieb has gone through several phases in his Standard brewing! Will one of them help you grow into a champion?
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!