Brennan DeCandio gives his take on Esper Gift, the deck he took to the Top 8 of the Standard Open at SCG Dallas!
Emma Handy looks beyond the Top 8 of last weekend's Open for the hot new Standard decks currently flying under the radar!
If you're a fan of exciting innovations in Week 1 tournaments, SCG Dallas may have seemed like bad news. Ross Merriam is here to show you the silver linings that point to an intriguing Standard future! We're just getting started!
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!
In Standard's last big hurrah, Peter Ingram made Day 2 of Grand Prix Washington DC with Mono-White Eldrazi! While that deck won't survive the Standard rotation, he's here to share what decks just might!
In the past calendar month, brothers Brad Nelson and Corey Baumeister have racked up a combined five Grand Prix Top 8 finishes. They sit down with Danny West to talk their magical run and the hard work that went into it.
Todd Stevens may not be in the classroom anymore, but he's ready to take Standard to school! Which decks will make the grade at Grand Prix Washington DC, and which will get sent to 0-X detention?
The swiftly shifting Standard metagame has Adrian Sullivan intrigued! Get his take on the two matchups anyone hoping to become Grand Prix Washington DC champion absolutely must master!
Brad Nelson, his best friend, and his brother went 1-2-3 at Grand Prix Denver with the same deck! Today he reveals how he flipped his opinion on Temur Energy in less than a week and shares his sideboarding guide!
Peter Ingram is discovering new foods and re-discovering the grinder life after his Wizards of the Coast stint! What do oysters and Zombies have in common, and what is the next great Standard deck going into Grand Prix Washington DC?
Todd Anderson's mind is like a cave full of treasure! Today his readers play Aladdin as he reveals his thoughts on Modern's Banned and Restricted list, just how good Standard is going into GP Washington DC, and what Jim Davis did to him one night in Honolulu!
What makes a deck work? Emma Handy breaks down the concept of cohesive deckbuilding, the differences between "good stuff" decks and synergy-driven machines, and much more!
Gideon, Ally of Zendikar has loomed large over Standard the past two years! But not long after Grand Prix Washington DC is in the rearview mirror, its time will be done. What other cards and decks will feel the pain of the fall rotation?
Standard has gone through a rough patch the past few sets, but Hour of Devastation has broken the streak! Sam Black investigates how the Standard of Grand Prix Washington DC will be enjoyable...and whether the good times will last after rotation!
Ross Merriam is thrilled to see the return of a Standard where careful metagaming is rewarded! Get his take on the past few weeks and how the wheel might turn as Grand Prix Washington DC approaches!
Ari Lax lifts the curtain on what Magic teams talk about all day! There's hilarity, there's senselessness, and in some cases, there's actually some pretty profound lessons for Grand Prix Washington DC! You and your pals are probably more of a testing team than you realize...
More and more players are moving away from red in Standard. Ramunap Red players are moving to Zombies, and ramp decks are trying out black cards in place of the red ones.Why is this happening? Adrian Sullivan explains!
Are you trying to make your Magic game more consistent? That's great and all, but The Boss doesn't want any part of it! There's a reason Tom's trophy case is robust, and it's because he doesn't play for anything else! Get his guide to spiking Modern here!
Questions have traveled through the aether to Brad Nelson's current undisclosed whereabouts, and his replies have arrived! Get his takes on pre-tournament routine, the best Todd in Magic, whether Zombies is a trap, and more!
Three huge Modern events took place just days ago, and they look unbelievably different! Patrick Chapin has taken the time to study the decks and synchronize the data! What Modern format will we find in the coming weeks? Can this format get even better?