CVM struggled mightily at the Invitational, but here, he shares with you how he's going to get into fighting shape for the goal he's worked for all year: this weekend's Players' Championship!
Whether you're new to the competitive side of the game or you just can't seem to find your Magic niche anymore, Mark has a great guide to help you find your way through your deck choices before your next event!
Want to know why Brad Nelson has had such improved success lately? He wants you to know too. In this candid read, Brad opens himself up and tells you why he's better equipped for the #SCGINVI than he ever would've been before!
Brian DeMars knows the importance of knowing exactly what are you doing in competitive Magic! Are you trying to metagame yourself out of success at #SCGINVI? Read Brian's advice before you do!
If you need a good picture of the evolving mind of a grinder, you can't get any better than Anthony Lowry. Today, he tells you how to cut the cute stuff so that you can succeed at the #SCGINVI this weekend and beyond!
There's a lot more to Magic success than endless playtesting and deck sketching. Jim Davis discusses the contagious nature of success and how you can use it to do your best at #SCGPORT and beyond!
Tradition tells us that aggro, control, combo, and midrange are the go-to easy labels for decks and deckbuilding. GerryT, however, is playing Magic in 2014, and these labels don't help you as much as they used to...
Do you find yourself struggling with sideboarding? Ari Lax thinks you're probably trying too hard. In this incredibly simple and profound guide, the Pro Tour champ shows you how to avoid shooting yourself in the foot for #SCGPORT!
Adrian Sullivan is a Magic veteran, and he didn't become one by tilting and being self-deluded. Read about some of the mistakes he's made along the way and try to be as perfect as you can for #SCGATL!
How do you know if your deck is built correctly? Perhaps more importantly, how do you know when it's correct to build incorrectly? In this great thought-provoking piece, Adrian Sullivan talks about the fine line between having a clunky mess and having a counter-intuitive masterwork for #SCGRICH!
Todd is frequently asked about the best way to sideboard. Easy answers are, well, easy, and Todd has heard it all. But in this priceless guide, Todd stops feeding you and teaches you how to feed yourself when it comes to sideboard theory. Read his work before #SCGRICH this weekend.
In a world of super teams and Magic think tanks, Shaun McLaren has two Pro Tour Finals that include an outright win. What mentality does it take to go to the ultimate Magic test all alone? Shaun reflects on the mindset he's used to conquer Magic nearly all by himself.
Patrick Chapin didn't become a Hall of Famer by accident. If you want to succeed at Magic and #SCGRICH, it's important to spend your time wisely. Read his invaluable advice about making the most of your preparation!
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren knows Magic is a game of threats and answers. But what do you do if you're the threat to yourself? Read Shaun's priceless advice for solving your Magic woes by asking yourself the right questions.
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!
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!
Ross Merriam gives a fascinating look into the tension that competitive players feel between fun and dedication. Should you play Magic when you don't want to? How important is resolve versus exhaustion in tournament Magic? What are you Magic goals and how far will you go to reach them?
Glenn Jones saw his theories put into practice during the Pro Tour! Read about the different ways current Standard decks align and take advantage of one another and how important it is for you to understand those dynamics before #SCGWOR!
Carsten Kotter knows Magic theory looking at itself only goes so far. Here, he pays tribute to other games that have Magic fundamentals to teach us, and he applies these theories to common Eternal format decks! Check out his work before #SCGWOR!
With the Pro Tour looming large, Todd talks about team-testing flaws. But the thrust of what he wants to convey today involves Magic Online, its latest controversy, and the important steps that need to be taken in order to restore order to the culture surrounding the program.