To say Todd Anderson had an eventful year and an eventful weekend at #SCGINVI would be the understatement of the century! The #SCGPC has a very exclusive field, and he crawled his way in at the last possible moment! What does that much pressure feel like? How do you deal with it?
A lot of players thought the format was solved before the #SCGINVI. Now, even more players think this different meta is the solved Standard! Michael Majors doesn't care; he just wants to learn and teach what a best deck (and the solved formats that often come with it) actually look like!
CVM joined a team this year. Since then, he's won another SCG Tour Open and his teammates dominated the #SCGINVI weekend! How do they do it? Simple: They never ignore the details.
The last time you looked at a decklist, what were you thinking? Were you studying a deck or just looking at a list of Magic cards? Jennifer Long explains the difference!
Adrian Sullivan uses the cards others have associated with him online to take a look back at nearly two decades' worth of Magic lessons learned!
Shaheen Soorani, stubborn? Who could possibly think that? The iconic control mage tells what his approach has given him...and the price he's paid.
No, really. What is fun? What is it about Magic that brings us back for more? What is that intangible quality we can't quite fully understand? And what can it teach about the pleasure of games? What about the art of mastering them? Pro Tour Champion Patrick Chapin opens your mind!
We're not talking about an audible. We're not talking about tournament morning panic mode. We're talking about looking at a metagame you've dominated with the perfect deck! But nothing lasts forever. Is #SCGINVI the moment where multiple formats shift right out from under us?
No matter where we are in our game, we've all sat across from someone at some time or another! Mrs. Mulligan talks about reading and battling everyone, from the most seasoned pro to the most novice player!
The way of the rogue builder is a fun but trying one. Chris Lansdell has done it for a long time, and he's excited to bring you all the lessons he has learned along the way! Are you brewing something special for #SCGINVI?
Don't think of obstacles and parameters in your Magic as bad! They're the perfect stepping stones to you overcoming formats, both Constructed and Limited! Ryan Saxe returns to share the story!
SCG Players' Champion Jim Davis has cast Gideon and had Gideon cast against him. How do you overcome cards like this once they've got their presence established on the battlefield? Jim provides an excellent lesson in Magic momentum!
Former Player of the Year Mike Sigrist didn't get to the top by just playing Magic! A lot of games have a lot to teach, and he nearly dominated another game at a high level this past weekend! He's bringing you the important lessons he learned by flexing his gaming muscle!
Even the best in Magic aren't perfect. Accepting your mistakes as part of who you are will improve your game and liberate you! You just need to take the first steps! And Mike Sigrist is happy to help you get there before #SCGKNOX weekend!
Magic's complexity is something we love, but that also means the game has some room for angle-shooting and dishonesty. If you're a fan of community and an enemy to cheaters everywhere, Mark Nestico has your back!
There's one thing almost every Magic player has in common: We all build decks! But we all also make a lot of mistakes! Here's how to streamline your deck building process before #SCGKNOX!
A high-profile Magic theft happened last week, and it brings about a very important question: How do you keep the cards you have safe? Chas Andres talks about economical solutions to keeping the bad guys off your prized Magic stuff!
This card is overpowered. This card is terrible. This card is format-defining. These are quick and easy statements that common players throw around, but when it comes to professional and useful card evaluation? You're going to have to do better than that. Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin shows you how in this must-read!
Jim Davis has already established what you have to do while playing from behind. But what if you're ahead and want to slam the door? The 2015 Players' Champion has the insights you need and the examples to illustrate them ahead of the #SCGCOL Open Weekend!
StarCityGames.com is proud to welcome Ryan Saxe! In his SCG debut, the New York City grinder gives his insights on the little-understood energy mechanic of Kaladesh and how to think about resource management in general!