Brennan DeCandio isn't at the Pro Tour this time, but he's still itching for Standard action! Get his thoughts on the decks he hopes will flourish in Albuquerque!
If Shaheen Soorani's Pro Tour ride ends here, he's going out in style! Check out the two control decks he considered bringing to Pro Tour Ixalan and cheer him on!
Only the decklist-keepers at Pro Tour Ixalan know what the metagame will look like at first, but guessing at it is crucial for participants! Brad Nelson reveals his perceived levels for the event and predictions!
However many people think Standard has a three-deck (or fewer!) metagame, Gerry Thompson is preparing for many, many more. Check out his extended gauntlet ahead of Pro Tour Ixalan!
Most Four-Color Energy decks are effectively Temur Energy with a small black splash, but what if that's the wrong way around? Ross Merriam highlights a twist on the formula that could shake up Pro Tour Ixalan!
Pro Tour Ixalan is here! Watch Todd Stevens and Esper Tokens square off against the Albuquerque-bound Brad Nelson and Four-Color Energy!
SCG could not be more proud to have this person in attendance and greeting fans next weekend. One of the most prolific and celebrated artists in Magic will be happy to meet you! You just need the force of will to be in attendance...
Yeah, you're going to see Ramunap Red and Temur Energy at the Pro Tour this weekend. But that's not all you're going to see! Todd Anderson has put the work into finding the sleeping giants that will be on Standard's doorstep soon at Grand Prix Atlanta!
So the Pro Tour is happening well after a set release. Big deal. That can't possibly make a difference in how it shapes out, right? Wrong. Ross Merriam explains why this PT is going to be a different animal entirely and why it's going to change everyone's strategy for Grand Prix Atlanta.
Yeah, yeah, we've seen the Temur Energy deck and the red aggro deck. Those are easy shots to call. What we want is some predictions with some power behind them! Jim Davis is giving us just that! We're on our way to the Pro Tour with Grand Prix Atlanta just beyond!
Not in the main event for Grand Prix Atlanta? Only have time for a few rounds? Hey, any Magic is good Magic! Cedric has the massive schedule for all the side events you'll find all weekend long!
The Pro Tour is practically here, and somehow, the Sultai Energy archetype that won the first weekend on the new SCG Tour is already being slept on. And are players so tired of Mardu Vehicles that they've forgotten it can kick your teeth in? Brad and Todd provide due respect to these very dangerous decks!
When the players all descend on Atlanta most of them are going to have one goal in mind: the Pro Tour and a trophy! If you're one of the hungry players on your way to Georgia to join us, this is all the info you need!
What's the flip side of "the fire" in competitive Magic? Burnout, and Peter Ingram was feeling it at SCG Washington DC! But there's always something new to explore, and he turns his eye to the Standard Magic Online PTQ results ahead of Pro Tour Ixalan!
Cedric Phillips shares the many ways you can enjoy Grand Prix Atlanta, from the main event to Inifinite Challenges and the Ultimate Commander experience!
Over/Under returns! Ari Lax and Todd Anderson face down five numerical conundrums and make their call: Over or Under? They seem to be largely in agreement, but that doesn't necessarily mean they'll be correct. That's why you get to weigh in!
Chris Lansdell's evil Spike side is a vicious, ruthless straw opponent. But as two of Chris's brews get torn apart, it's worth remembering: the Tier 1 decks don't draw perfectly all the time...
Grand Prix Atlanta will be here before you know it! Cedric Phillips kicks off the Countdown Blog with his event overview. Whether you're a Standard grinder, a Commander fan, or an art lover, there's something for you!
With GP Atlanta two weekends away, mastery of Standard is the ticket to the Pro Tour! Watch Tom "The Boss" Ross wield Sultai Energy against Todd Anderson and Abzan Tokens!
Chris Lansdell is back with the latest technology in the Temur Energy versus Sultai Energy matchup...just kidding! Enjoy this wacky Standard brew built around Hazoret's Undying Fury and Paradox Engine! Let's go wild, brewers!