As Gerry Thompson sits down to play in the Magic World Championship, get insight into his testing process through the B/U Reanimator deck he contemplated bringing to the Standard portion of the game's biggest event! How close did he get to playing it? Why should you?
Tom "The Boss" Ross isn't content to run back last season's Standard decks. Today he highlights two successful online lists he thinks are worth exploring in the post-Ixalan metagame! When this aficionado of aggression and rogue player who gets results speaks, the wise Magic competitor listens!
Team MGG had a wonderful weekend at SCG Dallas...and with two different decks! Jim Davis split off from his Sultai Energy teammates and piloted U/W Approach to a Top 8 finish in the Open. Today he shares his decklist's deepest secrets!
The dawn of Ixalan Standard has given Adrian Sullivan a case of brewer's brain! Today he showcases three black-aligned builds that revel in the format's newfound freedom, from unfettered aggression to Cruel Control!
Today's aggro decks are as different as black and white on VS! Watch Tom "The Boss" Ross and Mono-White Monument battle Ross Merriam and Mono-Black Aggro in Ixalan Standard!
After the SCG Dallas results, Dinosaurs look like fossils already! But Todd Stevens isn't giving up on the retro reptiles. Get his latest list, strategy advice, and a sideboarding guide for the major matchups!
The first Pro Tour circuit event featuring Ixalan will be this weekend's World Championship! Two-time Pro Tour finalist Shaun McLaren breaks down his Top 8 Standard decks going into the event and what they must do to thrive there!
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!
Patrick "The Innovator" Chapin continues his popular rundown of all the major (and some not-so-major) blue and black cards of Ixalan. Pirates and Dinosaurs (and more...)? Oh my!
It doesn't matter who you are or what you want: Conley has it all this week! Join him for a look at the future beyond SCG Dallas, covering all Standard points in between! It's Conley's big day!
SCG Dallas is in the books, and it's back to Standard on VS! Todd Stevens wields the Open-winning archetype, Sultai Energy, against Brad Nelson's distinctive U/G Pummeler deck! Who metagame'd it better?
Ari Lax saw the signs of SCG Dallas's dominant decks in Magic Online results last week! Get his insights into the cards that mattered and where the metagame goes from here!
Tom "The Boss" Ross wasn't able to see the SCG Dallas results before his deadline, so today he talks Ixalan Limited before highlighting a variety of Modern brews!
Week 1 results aren't the last word on how a metagame will shape up, but they provide vital data! Chas Andres reads the proverbial tea leaves and talks this week's trends!
Tom "The Boss" Ross pilots U/G Merfolk against Todd Anderson and Sultai Tower in a battle of the new Standard on VS!
Enjoy more swiping and snarking as Emma Handy and Shaun McLaren browse eight of Ixalan's hottest singles!
Gerry Thompson highlights the three archetypes he expects to dominate the SCG Dallas metagame and the fourth that could surprise them all.
Get Patrick Chapin's ideas on Ixalan's green cards, just in time for SCG Dallas!
It's an enchantment that turns into Gaea's Cradle, but is it any good? Sam Black has the lowdown on Growing Rites of Itlimoc!
Watch Todd Stevens and U/W Approach battle Brad Nelson and Ramunap Red in a critical SCG Dallas matchup on VS!