In the new Standard, B/G Delirium is one of the most powerful decks...and among the most punishing! Brennan DeCandio has your guide for the GP Richmond PTQ, Pro Tour Amonkhet, and beyond!
SCG Atlanta established the starting metagame for Amonkhet Standard. Now it's time for the control decks to rise! Adrian Sullivan examines the top results from the Open and Classic and identifies the most relevant questions for control deckbuilders to ask themselves!
Patrick Chapin continues his Amonkhet Complete Review with a double feature! Red and white have already proved their viability in Standard with Zach Stern's SCG Atlanta semifinals appearance, but "The Innovator" has more than just Humans on his mind!
Ross Merriam found an unfairly overlooked Sultai Delirium list in last week's Standard Open Top 64! As Ross found out, Samuel Braatz didn't just throw counterspells in B/G Delirium and call it a day...
In today's Magic Online video, Ari Lax uses Emma Handy's latest Jeskai Control decklist to take on the Standard gauntlet ahead of the Grand Prix Richmond Pro Tour Qualifier!
With a critical card amputated from Standard just two days before SCG Atlanta, it's no surprise Mardu Vehicles won! Jim Davis explains why calls for another ban are misguided and highlights the crucial pressure point that could shrink Gideon, Ally of Zendikar's metagame share!
Emma Handy serves up a slice of the grinder life from one of the most tumultuous weeks in tournament Magic's history as she traces her team's deckbuilding journey from Four-Color Saheeli to her well-earned Top 32 finish with Jeskai Control at SCG Atlanta!
After SCG Atlanta, Matt Higgs still has Zombies on the brain for Standard! He takes inspiration from top Open finishers and community comments to present updated versions of both mono-black and W/B brews!
For Ross Merriam, it's not about the new Standard's Week 1 results but what's next! He's found plenty to like in the emerging metagame's aggro wing, and he's ready to share his take on B/W Zombies for upcoming events!
The brain-eating Zombies showed up in a big way at SCG Atlanta, and Shaun McLaren is ready to serve up his foes' noggins on a platter! He gives his take on the "white splash or mono-black" debate and supplies a delightful decklist duo!
The Week 1 results are in, but Sam Black is looking beyond the obvious! Sure, Mardu Vehicles rocked the Open at SCG Atlanta, but what about the aggressive decks lurking just beneath the Top 8, and why did Aetherworks Marvel do so well in the Standard Classic?
If Mardu Vehicles wants to sit in the middle of Magic's tempo scale, that means new decks can go over the top or under the defenses! Whether you like quick beats or big hits, Todd Stevens has seen Standard's future after SCG Atlanta and it looks a lot like two particular decks!
The Boss didn't go all-in on week one. The format wasn't ready for it. Instead, he put up an excellent finish with one of the big decks right now! But don't get too comfortable with Tom casting Spiders! He's dying to break out the style of aggro decks you have come to expect!
Mardu Vehicles had a good show at SCG Atlanta, but how can you possibly be surprised? Jadine thinks it may be on its way out sooner rather than later! Get her breakdown here!
Conley is going what Conley does! Lots of players are experimenting with decks and ideas, but few are as far along the road not taken like the patron saint of brewery! Plus, he's got a Standard project going if you can't get enough!
Before April 27, 2017, Ross Merriam and Brad Nelson took inspiration from Magic Online Standard League 5-0 lists with Amonkhet. Ross chose U/R Control. Brad Nelson chose Four-Color Saheeli with Felidar Guardian. Today, their footage was found...
The SCG Atlanta results are in, and Chas Andres is reacting...but not overreacting! Is Mardu's future dominance assured? Does that Mono-Black Aggro deck in the Top 8 offer spec potential? And what's driving price spikes in other formats?
It's a Standard throwdown after SCG Atlanta! Todd Anderson has Last Deck Standing Mardu Vehicles on his side, while Michael Majors has gone shiny and new with U/W Drake Haven! Come for the unintentional filming-schedule-induced comedy, stay for the games!
Shaheen Soorani's control testing for the new Standard has been through a heck of a week! Will his prototype decks for Team Lingering Souls give you the inspiration you need to climb to the top at SCG Atlanta?
Welcome to the new Standard! Amonkhet is legal. Felidar Guardian isn't. The emergency ban on Felidar Guardian sent Brennan DeCandio scrambling to prepare for SCG Atlanta, but he still has brews just for you!