Ross Merriam brought Bant Company to Baltimore and had a strong 15th place showing! The plot twist? He wasn't impressed at all! Find out why Ross thinks this deck is merely a stubborn stepping stone on the way to a much greater Standard format! Which deck are you taking to #SCGRegionals this weekend?
"I must break you." What's that? There aren't any cards in the decklist with "Break" in the name? Ah well. This #SCGBALT Top 8 deck, sure to appear at an #SCGRegionals near you, will Crush you instead...
There's a wide consensus that a red-based aggro deck could make a heck of a #SCGBALT contender if someone could find one. Luckily, it may have finally happened! Ross Merriam has the story!
This life or the afterlife? Ross Merriam has taken the U/W Spirits' side, while Michael Majors has chosen Bant Humans! Who will win this Standard clash ahead of #SCGBALT?
Todd Stevens wasn't the only one to find success with a Delirium deck on the first weekend of Eldritch Moon Standard! Ross Merriam highlights an IQ winner with a different yet sleek take on the newly strengthened strategy ahead of #SCGBALT!
Ross Merriam is proud to take back the format we've lost! He's firing everyone that disagrees with him, he's looking for #SCGBALT Classic solutions, and he's got a strategy that will trump anything your opponents have! So come over to the good side of the fight and rhetoric something something rhetoric!
The Eldrazi are screwing up the Angels of Innistrad something fierce, but fortunately Angels are still pretty awesome! Awesome enough to put a control deck at the forefront of #SCGBALT contenders!
Ross Merriam has plenty to say about Eldritch Moon's Standard debut and the hype surrounding #SCGBALT weekend! But first he has to address coming up short during a much celebrated lifelong dream this past week.
Sun rises, sun sets, and Ali Aintrazi plays whatever he wants! Ross Merriam studies the most off the radar deck in the room, a build so brilliant it came within a match of taking down an SCG Tour® trophy at #SCGCOL!
Daily Digest. Daily Double. Ross Merriam is good at all of them! Read about how you can put your opponents in Jeopardy at the #SCGCOL Modern Classic!
Are you a little blue or really blue? Ross Merriam goes heavy on the color with U/R Control, while Majors uses the slightest splash of it for Prized Amalgam in an otherwise B/G deck. Check out this matchup ahead of the #SCGCOL Standard Open!
Ross Merriam is usually suspicious of Standard decks being ported into Modern, but a Top 8 at a highly competitive World Magic Cup Qualifier in Japan is no joke! Does this four-color build have what it takes for the #SCGCOL Modern Classic?
Todd Stevens may be new to the party, but that doesn't mean for a second that he won't put Ross Merriam in serious Jeopardy! Who do you think makes the most compelling Eldritch Moon arguments?
Ross Merriam has turned this into a theme week! The theme? Infuriating your opponents! What better way to do that than blowing up all their lands at the #SCGCOL Modern Classic?
Coming online. Daily Digest engaged. Loading...Loading...Mission: Destroy. Mission: Terminate. All Other #SCGCOL Modern Classic Decks Are To Be Eliminated This Sunday. Beep. Beep. Beeeeeeeeeeeep.
Ross Merriam knows very well that competitive Magic is a big deal, but he also wants to talk about the other ways that Magic help and engage the community. Which kind of Magic content do you love the most?
Colorado grinder Donovan Lachney makes frequent appearances in IQ Top 8s, but his latest deck takes the cake! Could his Mardu brew with Young Pyromancer be the next big thing at the #SCGCOL Modern Classic?
Even though Splinter Twin was banned from Modern, the powerful supporting shell of blue and red cards remained, waiting for a new combo to take its place. The wait just might be over! Read up on this novel and successful list ahead of #SCGCOL!
Ross Merriam's looking to beat his opponent Black and Blue with Zombies. Michael Majors has a tiny orange tabby kitten on his side...and a Demonic Pact. Who will win this clash of the new Standard? #SCGCOL is just a week away!
It's not enough for some Modern players to win; they have to make their opponents suffer while doing so. Ross Merriam highlights an utterly fiendish Prison deck from #SCGWOR that you'd best be aware of before playing in the #SCGCOL Modern Classic!