Want to get better at this Standard in just a few short minutes? Michael Majors provides priceless advice for #SCGWOR's $5,000 Standard Premier IQ! Learn how to get edges both big and small in current Standard!
Quick and Toast. Balancing Tings. Trix. Magic has had some weird deck names over the years. Fortunately, the increased frequency of Grand Prix, Open Series events, and IQs has stabilized this to a degree, and Danny West is here to fill you in on Magic deck names in the year 2015.
When you've been playing for a while, it's easy to forget the seemingly obvious truths of Magic. Carsten Kotter reminds the veterans and teaches the new kids the things to remember when it comes to strong, fundamental Magic-playing!
There are a host of Limited Grand Prix coming up! Today, Adrian Sullivan tells you his process for gaining huge edges in Sealed Deck and Draft formats so that you can be ahead of the rest!
We all fantasize about making that incredible, unforgettable play that makes Magic history. But what if we're wrong? Ross Merriam provides a sobering piece of advice: The more you try to get fancy, the worse you're going to play.
Ari Lax provides a great and insightful piece on professional Magic play, its perception versus the reality, and the factors that are important to remember at all levels of tournaments!
Mark Nestico had to learn good Magic the hard way. Read about some of the assumptions you make every game of Magic you play and how breaking the habits can help you at #SCGDFW!
Adrian Sullivan has been playing for decades, and he still makes mistakes. If you don't think you make mistakes in Magic, you're probably making a lot of them. Adrian explains in this excellent piece.
Shaheen Soorani is one of the most respected dedicated control players in the game. What is the most underrated aspect of his game? He plays quickly! Here, Shaheen provides tips for playing at a more reasonable pace and avoiding unintentional draws!
Is there a more underrated competitive Magic skill than deck tuning? Sam Black shows you his process for card selection, data mining, and getting to know a deck inside out!
Drew Levin shows you how to play, build around, and play against one of the most powerful enchantments of all-time! Learn what it means to play with Counterbalance, and give Drew your requests for more cards you'd like to see in this series!
Before you make any other decision in a game of Magic, you have to make that first one: Do you keep? Carsten Kotter takes us through a slew of Legacy decision points, all of them happening before the first land or spell is cast! Do you agree with each keep/mulligan decision? Why or why not?
What makes a deck the best deck in a format? How do we know when we've reached that point? Are we finally there in this Standard? Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax is one of the best, and today, he talks about the best of the best before you make your #SCGPORT deck selection.
Mark Nestico reflects on his Pro Tour adventure and preaches the importance of keeping yourself in check regardless of your Magic successes. Don't let pride get the best of you at #SCGCLE!
Do you play for Team Perception? Operating on previous level knowledge and struggling to gain a foothold on a format? Ross Merriam tells you how you can play for Team Reality and take home a trophy at #SCGPROV!
By most accounts, Dragons of Tarkir was a sloppily played tournament by many. Todd Anderson uses this opportunity to explain the ins and outs of what actually makes for cheating in Magic, and more importantly, how you can spot it when it happens.
Tom Ross has made a career of keeping his opponents guessing. In this great read, he tells you why sideboarding in hate cards isn't the only way to stump the opposition. Gain a huge edge on your opponents at #SCGPROV by heeding Tom's words!
In this fantastic and insightful piece, Adrian Sullivan tells you why the control deck is hardly the control deck in a number of Magic matches! Don't miss one of the best fundamentals articles in recent memory before you hit #SCGStates!
BBD knows how grueling a PT field can be, which is why he's worked on techniques to improve his testing processes! These tips can be applied to any tournament, including #SCGStates this weekend!
Ross Merriam wins a lot of Magic games, so when he says that being mana flooded isn't always a bad thing, we should all sit up and listen! Embrace Ross's priceless deckbuilding advice before you sleeve up your deck for #SCGStates!