Pete Ingram can't wait to say goodbye to some of these Standard cards! Fortunately, Ixalan is on its way! Read his thoughts on the new goods that will shape the Standard to come!
This is your last opportunity to get in all the testing you need for Grand Prix Washington DC! The final hours of this Standard are upon us! Will your name be the one that goes down as its final victor?
Any time Jace shows up during preview season, that means heads are turning and brains are brewing! Matt Higgs puts together a few new ways to use and abuse the Cunning Castaway, himself!
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is tired of all these silly splashes! Just go for the glory with green cards! Check out his newest video on the archetype that just won't stop going over the top!
Brad crushed DC back in 2010, and he can't wait to get back this weekend! He's on absolute fire and has re-established himself as the world's foremost master of Standard! So how does he do it? He tells you here, plain as day.
Shaun McLaren wants more Tron! Or less! He can't decide! How many years have people been slamming turn 3 giant monsters? It does sound awesome, but how much is too much? Shaun speaks of bannings, Spiders, and other such rubbish.
Let the wild arguments begin! Ixalan is amazing looking, but it isn't without early controversy! Two of the most respected Magic minds debate the new set and what deck they believe will win Washington DC this weekend!
Ixalan is already taking up the talk of Magic's Limited specialists! Which of these cards are you going to let go, and which are you going to grab up every time? Ryan Saxe starts the education!
It's the most important meal of the day: The Magic meal! Have plenty of them at these places near Grand Prix Washington DC!
Players are trying hard to find the control deck that answers the rest of Standard! Grand Prix Washington DC will have the best of the best, including Ari Lax! Will you be the player that finds the winning combination? Is this it?
Info on Magic Arena comes next week & prices for the detailed Ajani statues!
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?
Grand Prix Washington DC is just around the corner! How will you get there and where will you stay? If you don't have the answers yet, Cedric Phillips has your back in the Countdown Blog!
The race is on to finish preparing for Standard in time for Grand Prix Washington DC! Watch Tom "The Boss" pilot Ramunap Red against Ross Merriam and the unusual yet successful W/R Midrange deck!
Danny West wasn't the only Commander player to get inspired by the small screen this week! Four television-themed lists go to battle in Commander VS. Who'll win the time slot...and who'll get canceled?
On SCG Premium, Todd Stevens writes that he "was surprised at its power level." Now watch him in action with the W/B Sunmare deck, just in time for the Standard-format Grand Prix Washington DC!
Five years ago, Delver of Secrets, Ponder, and Gitaxian Probe were all Standard-legal...and all part of a seriously messed-up Magic deck! Ross Merriam highlights a Modern Angel Delver list that calls back to that time!
After Ross Merriam wrote his thoughts on the first batch of Ixalan previews, Sam Black had some...mild disagreements. Get the Worlds competitor's take on the future of Standard!
More Ixalan Previews from around the world, plus TheMagicManSam revisits one of his earlier Magic videos.
In recent Magic years, Ramp is Green and Green is Ramp. But what if that doesn't have to be the case? Conley Woods brews up an exotic Mono-Black Ramp deck to shake up Standard just ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC!