How quickly the Standard format has shifted these past four weeks! Follow along as The Dragonmaster, Brian Kibler, examines the metagame cycle and how we might use it in order to predict the next shift and ride it.
Michael Majors wanted to play an Abzan deck but couldn't get the cards, and that difficulty led him down an unexpected path to winning Grand Prix San Diego with U/R Sphinx's Tutelage. But can the deck repeat its success this weekend at #GPLondon?
GerryT is not one to look down his nose at a Grand Prix Top Sixteen finish, and he really likes his build of G/R Devotion for Grand Prix San Diego this past weekend and would run it back with just one card change. Check it out in time for #GPLondon this weekend!
Sam Black has been following the ins and outs of Magic Origins Standard, and with four different archetypes winning each of the last four weeks it's really hard to pin down what deck will be the right call for #GPLondon and beyond.
Yesterday's Daily Digest looked at the winner of Grand Prix San Diego - but the runner-up made just as strong a run with another unexpected archetype, and today GerryT showcases that different build of Abzan Constellation for its power and consistency.
At first no one took Brian Kibler's G/W Aggro deck too seriously - then he went 9-1 at the Pro Tour. Just one week later, it was the deck to play at Grand Prix San Diego - will it be the deck of choice to play at Grand Prix London this weekend?
Michael Majors didn't get to play his first-pick deck choice at Grand Prix San Diego this weekend, but the "backup deck" seems to have worked out pretty well for him as his return luggage includes a trophy.
Standard has now had a month to play out with Magic Origins, and we've seen very different winners from week to week. Sam Black takes a look at the deeper forces driving the metagame in hopes of coming out on top as the metagame shifts.