The approach of a chilly Canadian winter has Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren thinking about the hottest decks in Modern! He lists his picks for the format's Top 8 (sorry, Affinity players) and tells the world why they just might tear up SCG Baltimore...or why they might just get torn apart.
The Top 8 of Pro Tour Ixalan didn't excite Chris Lansdell, but he found cool decks lower in the standings! See his Standard hidden gems ahead of SCG Baltimore!
SCG Baltimore features Standard, Modern, and Legacy action! If you're looking for the one deck to crush your Team Constructed seat, Ari Lax doesn't have it...but he does have well-positioned cards for the weekend that everyone is ignoring! Get the jump on the other squads!
2017 had plenty of cards that promised to shake up the Modern format...and a few that actually did! Emma Handy passes out dubious digital trophies by the armful ahead of SCG Baltimore!
It's a Modern rumble ahead of SCG Baltimore on VS! Will Todd Stevens prove Sultai Delirium can make the jump to Modern, or will Brad Nelson and new format gatekeeper Humans shut him down?
It was going to happen sooner or later: there's a ramp deck in Ixalan Standard popping up on Magic Online! Ross Merriam has the details you need to battle (or battle with!) this menace at SCG Baltimore!
Collins Mullen has turned his bold deck choice of Modern Humans into a Regionals win to go with his SCG Tour trophy! When he talks about how tournament players convince themselves to play the popular deck instead of the best one, it's on you to listen!
...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?
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!
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!
U/W Control can just counter spells, remove creatures, and eventually win, but what's the fun in that? Ross Merriam revs things up with a deck sporting both Monastery Mentor and As Foretold!
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!