Ross Merriam is thrilled to see the return of a Standard where careful metagaming is rewarded! Get his take on the past few weeks and how the wheel might turn as Grand Prix Washington DC approaches!
Ari Lax lifts the curtain on what Magic teams talk about all day! There's hilarity, there's senselessness, and in some cases, there's actually some pretty profound lessons for Grand Prix Washington DC! You and your pals are probably more of a testing team than you realize...
For months, W/R decks in Standard have been dismissed as "worse versions of Mardu Vehicles." As Grand Prix Washington DC looms, Ross Merriam picks up a 5-0 Magic Online deck that has him wondering if that's truly the case!
Grand Prix Washington DC will be here before you know it! Cedric Phillips kicks off the Countdown Blog with his essential event overview, including the format, time, place, and Guest of Honor!
Chris Lansdell sees Grand Prix Washington DC on the horizon and a healthy Standard! That means one thing: We must brew! Lansdell takes a few cards that have seen some decent play to the next level here!
Brennan DeCandio is all about this Standard deck! You can keep your red aggro decks and your Zombies; Brennan is all about this archetype! Learn to play it properly for the upcoming Grand Prix Washington DC weekend!
More and more players are moving away from red in Standard. Ramunap Red players are moving to Zombies, and ramp decks are trying out black cards in place of the red ones.Why is this happening? Adrian Sullivan explains!
Peter Ingram cannot wait to be back at a big tournament battling! He's got plenty of Standard decks sleeved up and ready to go! The only problem? He can't quite pick which one to go with! Don't go to Grand Prix Washington DC unprepared!
If the Standard metagame is evolving to go bigger, Sam Black wants to go really big! And drawing four cards from an eternalized Champion of Wits is how he wants to do it. Could one of his decklists evolve into the Grand Prix Washington DC champion?
Brewmaster Matt Higgs returns to Standard with a spicy aftermath-themed G/W build! Is this the day he finally adds more of a signature spell to a deck rather than taking it away? Get a glimpse of his thoughts ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC!
It didn't take long for Vengevine to seize the attention of Modern players! Todd Anderson is no exception, and today he breaks down the choices that went into his recent builds. Will you have the archetype's next great idea?
Questions have traveled through the aether to Brad Nelson's current undisclosed whereabouts, and his replies have arrived! Get his takes on pre-tournament routine, the best Todd in Magic, whether Zombies is a trap, and more!
Why should competitive Canadian Shaun McLaren stick to just one topic? Today he takes rapid-fire looks at Temur Energy in Standard, Jeskai in Modern, and even 1v1 Commander on Magic Online!
Is it a midrange deck? A reanimator deck? Ross Merriam played with it and he's still not sure, but he knows this successful Standard list from Magic Online could make a splash at Grand Prix Washington DC!
Conley Woods likes his matchup against red! This crazy fun brew has taken him to great results for weeks, and he's giving his newest decklist, his reasons for using black, and a detailed sideboard guide for the pilots who want to join him!
Jadine Klomparens knows Longtusk Cub. She's played with it. She's played against it a thousand times. But this time? It taught her a valuable lesson! Read up and get closer to Standard mastery before Grand Prix Washington DC!
Grand Prix Washington DC is going to be the biggest Standard event of the season! Chris Lansdell kicks off the countdown to the huge weekend by tackling a mechanic everyone has forgotten!
Brennan DeCandio's upcoming Regional Pro Tour Qualifier has Standard at the forefront of his mind! But he hasn't forgotten SCG Richmond and Modern, either. Get his picks for both formats, and good luck to all battling this weekend and beyond!
At SCG Syracuse, a novel deck in the Top 8 of the Standard Classic caught Ross Merriam's attention! Four Abrades, 33 creatures, no mercy: is Naya Humans the key to SCG Richmond Standard Classic success?