Ross Merriam provides an unbelievable theory article on what most players aren't doing correctly when it comes to sideboarding. Here, he shares his priceless expertise for both Limited and Constructed in the wake of #SCGDC!
How did Shaun McLaren win a Pro Tour? The answer is more simple than you think, but then why don't more players follow the same path? Find out what the path to success really is before you make a run at the trophy for #SCGDC!
Leave it up to Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin to combine community and theory into one eloquent look at the art of critical thinking in deckbuilding and how important it will be should Standard's rotation schedule change.
BBD had some great runs this year. These runs put him in position for some lofty new goals, but ultimately, those goals were missed by inches. Here he discusses the importance of perspective when playing Magic as competitively as he does.
Ari shoots straight about his Gold run in 2014, his Grand Prix and Pro Tour team-testing takeaways, and of course, the implications of all the latest changes to Magic's organized play system.
Two-time Grand Prix Champion Gerry Thompson provides new insights in one of the most interesting and important theory articles in recent memory. This is a must-read for most of us still unknowingly living in Magic's past...
Ready for the upcoming Pro Tour, Glenn Jones reminds you of one of the best deckbuilding theories ever conceived and provides some priceless sideboarding advice in the wake of this weekend's #SCGDAL!
Turns our your teachers were right: critical thinking does matter. GerryT follows up his previous installment with more advice. This time, he explains how to analyze your deckbuilding and solve your own Magic problems. He encloses an example you could take to #SCGKC!
Open Series Winner and Top 8 mainstay Ross Merriam joins Star City Games! In this introduction, he explains his mathematical Magic processes and introduces who he is as a player. Welcome Ross!
Gerry Thompson has some priceless advice for anyone wanting to have a breakout tournament performance. If you ever wondered what you were doing wrong with your game, this is the article for you.
Glenn Jones recently qualified for another Pro Tour! In this article, he takes the opportunity to look back on his previous PT efforts and shares the lessons he learned along the way.
Brian talks about one of history's greatest minds and what he can teach us about improving our game. What percentage of Magic games are won by your opponent as opposed to being lost by you?
Anthony looks at the oft-misunderstood qualities of Chandra, Pyromaster - and notes the similarities she shares with Magic 2015's new breed of planeswalkers, with all of them just a little bit hard to wrap your head around.
Shaun doesn't like sideboarding guides, but he gets asked for them all the time by readers and in online conversations. Here he presents his universal guide to sideboarding guides.
In part two of Brad's continuing series, he looks at a specific metagame on just one week and in just one place - last weekend at Grand Prix Chicago - to examine the complex interactions a metagame has over the course of a long event.
Jim takes a look at some of the questionable hands he has kept over the last few tournaments, and considers how a free Timetwister (minus one) at the start of a game can be a very good thing!
In the game of Magic, what are you doing right now? JDB takes a look at how we play and grow within Magic from a different perspective, sharing some insights from different games and applying them to the meta-meta-game of Magic.
Brad wants to tell you the secret to his success: sculpting his deck specifically for how large an event is and how the metagame changes in the later rounds of two-day tournaments... or to face the challenges of single-day events where you can't take more than one loss and win the event.
Gerry is re-learning an important lesson about what works and what doesn't in modern-era Constructed Magic, and he shares it alongside his experiences at this past weekend's Season Two Invitational... and what he is trying out going forward, for #SCGVEGAS and beyond!
Magic theory is loaded with niche terms, advice, and advanced logic. Frank Skarren is here to remind you of some of Magic's most fundamentally important skills so that you can improve your chances every single match.