Shaheen Soorani writes the obituary for the mass panic over Wilderness Reclamation in Ravnica Allegiance Standard before turning his attention to the banning of Nexus of Fate in Best-of-One play!
The Esper Master speaks! If you're serious about playing control (or think you might play against it!) at SCG Dallas, this is a must-read!
Shaheen has some big announcements to make this week! He's changing his tournament Magic focus a great deal; however, you can count on one thing to stay the same: he likes control to win SCG Baltimore this weekend! Here's why!
Shaheen is always one to believe in control, but can it really be a better strategy than the supposedly crazy things Wilderness Reclamation can do? SCG Indy is coming up quickly, Shaheen!
It looks like the early Standard will be run by red, but Shaheen isn't worried! He has the list to stare mono-red in the face with Islands and live to tell the tale! Control mages should check this one before SCG Indy!
Shaheen has his four-mana wrath, but it comes with a cost. Is the card good enough? The Esper expert is happy to put together the reasons why you should be happy to play control in Ravnica Allegiance Standard!
Shaheen is hoping it is! He has plenty of reasons to be optimistic as he turns his eyes towards the control decks we can expect from blue mages everywhere once Ravnica Allegiance is out in full!
The most famous counterspell reprint in years is upon us! This naturally excites Shaheen Soorani, but he has a few other things to say too! Namely, how infuriated he is that Carnage Tyrant gets to be a Magic card...
Hallowed Fountain, Godless Shrine, and the promise of Azorius and Orzhov spells ... what's not to love for a control mage? Shaheen Soorani invites you on his new-set Standard journey!
Since when did Jeskai Control become a respected deck? Shaheen isn't having it, and he wants to make the case for what was the de facto control leader in the format! Which do you think is the real control king?
On the eve of SCG CON Winter, Shaheen Soorani gives his picks for Modern and Standard! Will his twosome lead to a triumph at the Season Two Invitational?
Shaheen is a veteran that players listen to! When he speaks about Modern, it pays to listen! In the wake of some Modern showcases at SCG Baltimore and SCG CON, it's a good time to turn a critical eye to the list as we know it!
Shaheen Soorani is singing Magic: The Gathering Arena's praises! He's also a fan of Adrian Sullivan's Grand Prix-winning Jeskai Control deck, and he's here to update you on both for the coming weeks of Standard!
Control decks aren't defeated in a format until Shaheen gives up! And he's not even close! Check out the new list he's got going for SCG Vegas and which matchups he knows he can take...and which he's terrified of!
Shaheen Soorani knows his control decks, but even he has things to learn sometimes! Today he shares the lessons he's learning from Eli Kassis about Jeskai Control.
Control thrives on predictability, but Guilds of Ravnica Standard is far from predictable! Shaheen Soorani updates Esper and Jeskai Control for a volatile metagame.
SCG Dallas is just a day away! Shaheen is known for control, but right now he's also got his eye on combo! Which is the best of each, and why would he give up control when Azorius is so good? Find out!
Shaheen is off Esper already? What on Earth is going on in this format?! Today he explains the reasons his beloved tri-color combo will have to play second fiddle to another rising Standard strategy!
Shaheen knows the cards he loves, but how about the ones he doesn't want to be anywhere near! Control won't have an easy road at SCG Columbus, and the Esper guru is here to explain why!
The control mages have had to wait two whole days for Shaheen to analyze the entirety of Standard and bring them the Esper Control list they so desire!