John Rolf made his Pro Tour breakthrough in Albuquerque, jumping from Bronze to Gold with one great finish! Read about his process, his latest Ramunap Red list, and how to sideboard with it at Grand Prix Atlanta!
Gerry Thompson finished Pro Tour Ixalan 430 places shy of where he wanted. He got unlucky with variance, but that's not the whole story! It's all a matter of perspective, and today, Gerry's teaching you how to look at your worst tournaments!
Jim Davis looks back over his predictions for Pro Tour Ixalan (four out of five, not bad!) and calls out the armchair quarterbacks who tried to tear down Top 8 competitors after they made mistakes! The class on class starts now!
In the not-so-distant future, Todd Anderson confronts the dilemma facing Standard players at Grand Prix Atlanta: to use Attune with Aether or "that other" PT finals deck? Which is actually more likely to win this weekend?
If you're playing a Temur Energy deck of any kind at Grand Prix Atlanta, you'd better know how to handle the mirror! Sam Black has your must-read guide for anyone taking on the challenge this weekend!
Brad Nelson had a middling Pro Tour Ixalan personally, but his teammate won it all! Get Brad's insights on the (somehow) sneaky-good Sultai Energy deck, including a sideboarding guide, ahead of Grand Prix Atlanta!
Today's matchup is anything but "Standard" on VS! Will Todd Anderson claim the crucial games with Esper Gift, or will Ross Merriam run him over with B/R Aggro? Grand Prix Atlanta awaits!
The marvelous multitudes of Modern decks made themselves known in Regionals Top 8s across the USA! Todd Stevens takes a deep dive into the results and what they portend for the format's future!
The U/W Gift archetype Shaun McLaren helped refine didn't get him to Day 2 of Pro Tour Ixalan, but it did propel his teammate to the finals! The cunning Canadian has all the details you need for GP Atlanta and SCG Baltimore to follow!
...that is the question: / Whether 'tis nobler in the grind to suffer / The slings and arrows of the mana creatures / Or to take arms against a sea of hate cards / And by opposing Dredge them?
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!
Todd Anderson and Ross Merriam square off in a wide-ranging Fact or Fiction! Was the Pro Tour metagame a delight or a disappointment? Is the Modern Humans deck for real? And will Deathrite Shaman help win SCG Baltimore? Cast your Vote!
The Todds are at odds in Standard on VS! Todd Stevens pilots an intriguing R/U Artificers rogue deck against Todd Anderson's more traditional Ramunap Red list! How rogue can you go at Grand Prix Atlanta!
Patrick Chapin played W/R Approach to a Day 2 finish at Pro Tour Ixalan, but it wasn't all sweetness and light in Albuquerque. In between all the tech, this one just might make you hurt.
Sam Black eventually played the same deck at Pro Tour Ixalan that Mike Sigrist used to make the Top 8. That's not the whole story, of course! Get Sam's insights into the decks left behind along the way...decks that may still hold a kernel of greatness!
The first nuclear test took place in New Mexico, and Chas Andres is here to monitor the fallout from Albuquerque! What "budget" deck in the Pro Tour Top 8 won't stay that way for long, and which no-shows should be treated as if they're radioactive?
However many people think Standard has a three-deck (or fewer!) metagame, Gerry Thompson is preparing for many, many more. Check out his extended gauntlet ahead of Pro Tour Ixalan!
Only the decklist-keepers at Pro Tour Ixalan know what the metagame will look like at first, but guessing at it is crucial for participants! Brad Nelson reveals his perceived levels for the event and predictions!
Pro Tour Ixalan is here! Watch Todd Stevens and Esper Tokens square off against the Albuquerque-bound Brad Nelson and Four-Color Energy!
Yeah, you're going to see Ramunap Red and Temur Energy at the Pro Tour this weekend. But that's not all you're going to see! Todd Anderson has put the work into finding the sleeping giants that will be on Standard's doorstep soon at Grand Prix Atlanta!