Collins Mullen has turned his bold deck choice of Modern Humans into a Regionals win to go with his SCG Tour trophy! When he talks about how tournament players convince themselves to play the popular deck instead of the best one, it's on you to listen!
Three players were disqualified at Pro Tour Ixalan, and while Ari Lax wasn't sad to see one of them go, the other two hold lessons for all tournament players! Get Ari Lax's "rules" for knowing the Magic Tournament Rules!
We've all been through tilt a dozen times playing Magic, and it seems like the advice is always to step away and cool down. That's a band-aid, not a cure. Emma Handy lays out the essence of these negative feelings and teaches you to understand them--and begin to get rid of them.
Ross Merriam explores his love of combo decks through an intriguing turn he took at SCG Washington DC! It didn't turn out the way he wanted, but the complexities were beautiful...
Learning a variety of decks leads to long-term growth, but playing what you know gets better short-term results! Emma Handy shares her journey and her thoughts on her Infect deck from last weekend's Modern Classic Top 8!
Complaining about a format may be fun--and it kind of is--but it won't win you any games, much less tournaments! Jim Davis shows you how to adjust your plans and win various tough matchups, even when things seem bleak!
Brennan DeCandio's misgivings about Modern touched a nerve with Ari Lax! Today he builds his case for Modern deckbuilding "the right way" with a few simple words of advice that we can all learn from!
Even World Championship competitors sometimes need to go back and adjust the basics of their game! Brad Nelson looks back on his processes, his mistakes, and the flaws in his Magical foundation. And above all, how he's about to fix them.
Sideboarding in Modern is more than just swapping in copies of Stony Silence or Ancient Grudge when facing Affinity! Sam Black illuminates the small details that can swing games at SCG Cincinnati!
The plays that make Jadine Klomparens sit up and take notice separate Modern's best from the rest. Get her valuable insights ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
At any given moment in any game of Magic, you're winning or you're not. How do you know? And that's not where the nuances end! Jadine Klomparens offers up another one-of-a-kind piece of Magic literature! Bookmark this one. You'll need it.
While Ixalan previews were going around, competitive Magic players threw a Dinosaur- and Pirate-themed party. But morning has come, and Ari Lax draws lessons from how the hype met reality for next time! What's missing to make these cards good enough?
Sometimes simple questions have complicated answers! Suppose you have a creature and can damage any of your opponents. Who's getting attacked? Bennie Smith tackles this Commander conundrum!
Tom Ross's article "First Or Dead Last: Play To Win" struck a nerve with Brad Nelson! He thinks The Boss could improve his results at the SCG Dallas Modern Open with a different approach, and so could you!
Learn the fundamentals of brewing with Conley as he explores Ixalan! Come for "Woods" of wisdom and stay for the Axis of Mortality brew! Can this card make it in the new world?
The rules change that will make planeswalkers legendary, replacing the old "planeswalker uniqueness rule," has given Adrian Sullivan lots to think about. Today, he speaks his mind.
A series of remarkable reprints in Ixalan will reshape interaction in Standard! Jadine doesn't just go card-by-card, though; she has your essential framework for thinking about upgrades and downgrades!
With the massive Standard shake-up looming, once-popular cards find themselves looking over their shoulders! Ross Merriam shows you how to compare cards that would otherwise fit in the same niche!
What happens when Jim Davis mixes Magic and fantasy football? Only one of the most important articles you'll read this Standard rotation! Make sure you have these formerly second-string cards before their stock soars!
Magic isn't just about maximizing your cards' impact. Minimizing the effectiveness of your opponent's cards may be even more important! Jadine Klomparens gives examples from Standard ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC!