As soon as you think you know how to handle a deck, it changes form! Already the latest archetype to take a star turn in Modern, Counters Company, is evolving. Ross Merriam has your guide to the latest mutations ahead of SCG Charlotte!
It's a Modern clash of titans ahead of SCG Charlotte! Ross Merriam is on Dredge, which won him an Open trophy in Syracuse. But can he withstand the buzzsaw that is Brad Nelson, playing the Grixis Death's Shadow deck that he piloted to victory in Baltimore?
Vizier of Remedies and Devoted Druid make a potent pair in Modern, but what's the right shell to put around them? Ross Merriam showcases the Vizier Elves deck that Martin Juza took to a Top 16 Grand Prix finish! You must be ready for this deck at SCG Charlotte!
The power-packed combination of Painful Truths and Glory-Bound Initiate has broken through in Modern! Ross Merriam gives his words-and-gameplay treatment to Akio Chiba's innovative Esper list from the Grand Prix Kobe Top 8 ahead of SCG Charlotte!
Living End was on the edge of a Modern breakout, and Amonkhet gave it new tools to thrive! Ross Merriam highlights a notable Magic Online list with a five-color manabase and power to spare ahead of SCG Charlotte!
Ross Merriam believes in "playing what you know," but that doesn't mean you can skip being current on your pet deck! He highlights examples from his SCG Baltimore performance with Modern Dredge so you don't fall into the same trap at SCG Charlotte!
This Modern matchup is sure to intrigue! Ross Merriam is piloting the SCG Louisville-winning Four-Color Death's Shadow deck, while Brad Nelson is on Abzan Traverse. Will one of these decks claim a crown at SCG Charlotte?
This card saw some Standard play, it's completely awesome, and that is the perfect formula for Ross Merriam to give it another go! SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic could mark a return for the tallest robot in the format!
U/R Control has seen some success in Amonkhet Standard, but why stop there? Ross Merriam highlights a successful Magic Online list adding black ahead of the SCG Baltimore Standard Classic!
Aetherworks Marvel may have taken over the Standard metagame, but the pros aren't giving up on the format! Ross Merriam highlights a 5-0 Magic Online list from a name you might recognize ahead of SCG Baltimore's Standard Classic!
Why go into SCG Baltimore with a target on your deck? Ross Merriam highlights a Modern archetype that's stealthed its way into the format's top tier thanks to a recent addition and major metagame shifts!
Looking for something fun for the SCG Baltimore Standard Classic? Ross Merriam and Brad Nelson square off with two off-the-beaten-path decks from Pro Tour Amonkhet, G/B Cryptolith Rite and Abzan Tokens!
Manabases don't get much simpler than "18 Mountain," particularly in Modern! Ross Merriam highlights a Mono-Red Aggro deck from an SCG IQ semifinalist! Is this the future of Burn archetypes? Which will you take to SCG Baltimore?
Ross Merriam reflects on his Pro Tour Amonkhet result, the powerful psychological need to break out of a losing streak, and the rush of adrenaline that keeps us addicted to Magic's greatness!