Like Janus, Ari Lax has one eye on Standard's past and another on its future! What does he think of the format for Grand Prix Washington DC and beyond...and what does he think of the cards soon to depart it?
Eight-set Standard may be in its waning days, but there are still choices to be explored ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC! Can Tom "The Boss" Ross and W/B Procession beat Todd Anderson and Mono-Black Zombies?
Master Trinketeer may be a largely forgotten rare, but the Dwarf with the tiny hat has some big potential! Ross Merriam showcases an intriguing mono-white Standard deck ahead of GP Washington DC!
Temur Energy dominated Grand Prix Denver and looms large for Grand Prix Washington DC! Where does Gerry Thompson, who played Ramunap Red in the Mile High City, think the metagame will go this weekend...and what should you play?
Tom "The Boss" Ross isn't content to take a stock list to Grand Prix Washington DC! Today he examines three rogue archetypes seeing success in Standard and pushes them to the maximum!
Special guests play a key role in any Grand Prix experience, particularly the Guest of Honor! Cedric Phillips introduces you to Rob Alexander and all the goodies he's got for sale in today's Countdown!
A solar eclipse inspired perpetual brewer Matt Higgs to build a Standard deck around Hazoret's Undying Fury and Wildfire Eternal! But things took a left turn on the way from Kentucky to Grand Prix Washington DC...
The swiftly shifting Standard metagame has Adrian Sullivan intrigued! Get his take on the two matchups anyone hoping to become Grand Prix Washington DC champion absolutely must master!
Brad Nelson, his best friend, and his brother went 1-2-3 at Grand Prix Denver with the same deck! Today he reveals how he flipped his opinion on Temur Energy in less than a week and shares his sideboarding guide!
Peter Ingram is discovering new foods and re-discovering the grinder life after his Wizards of the Coast stint! What do oysters and Zombies have in common, and what is the next great Standard deck going into Grand Prix Washington DC?
Todd Anderson's mind is like a cave full of treasure! Today his readers play Aladdin as he reveals his thoughts on Modern's Banned and Restricted list, just how good Standard is going into GP Washington DC, and what Jim Davis did to him one night in Honolulu!
What makes a deck work? Emma Handy breaks down the concept of cohesive deckbuilding, the differences between "good stuff" decks and synergy-driven machines, and much more!
Gideon, Ally of Zendikar has loomed large over Standard the past two years! But not long after Grand Prix Washington DC is in the rearview mirror, its time will be done. What other cards and decks will feel the pain of the fall rotation?
There's way more to Grand Prix Washington DC than the main event! Cedric Phillips breaks down the Challenges, Pro Tour Qualifiers, and much more as he showcases all the side events three days can handle!
Standard has gone through a rough patch the past few sets, but Hour of Devastation has broken the streak! Sam Black investigates how the Standard of Grand Prix Washington DC will be enjoyable...and whether the good times will last after rotation!
For many Grand Prix Washington DC attendees, it's all about the main event! Cedric Phillips has the dates, the times, the prizes to be won, and much more on today's Countdown Blog!
Standard is changing week by week in paper and day by day on Magic Online! Will the Jeskai God-Pharaoh's Gift deck Ross Merriam highlights today peak at just the right time for Grand Prix Washington DC?
Forget the fun-of! When Conley Woods runs one or two copies of a card in his decks, it is with a purpose. He shares the logic behind those decisions by way of his Gitrog Ramp deck from Grand Prix Denver! Take heed, Grand Prix Washington DC players!
A Grand Prix is what you make of it, and Grand Prix Washington DC will be no exception! Learn about the Main Event, Infinite Challenge, and Ultimate Commander registration options you can use to craft your perfect Magical weekend!
This matchup is anything but Standard! In fact, it's a replay of the Grand Prix Minneapolis finals as Ross Merriam wields Mono-Black Zombies against Todd Anderson and B/G Constrictor. Essential viewing for Grand Prix Washington DC attendees!