*Record scratch* It seems Brennan DeCandio doesn't share Shaun McLaren's opinion about Modern being the best it's ever been! In fact, he's here with a special plea to Wizards of the Coast: don't ruin Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan!
Merfolk and Humans decks made big gains in Modern with the arrival of Ixalan! Jim Davis breaks down the key cards and interactions ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
Shaun McLaren thinks Modern's in a pretty good place! He didn't think Wizards of the Coast would ban anything, and he was right. But could Modern be even better?
SCG Charlotte showcased a wildly diverse Modern metagame! Patrick Chapin takes a deep dive into the results, showcasing his favorite tech and the possibilities for SCG Cincinnati!
Sam Black saw U/B Control emerge as a challenger to Ramunap Red and Temur Energy at the World Championship! But he doesn't think Standard is just a three-deck metagame. Today he outlines ways to take down The Scarab God and friends!
As Modern prepares to take center stage at SCG Charlotte, Emma Handy tackles the format's Banned List, its shortcomings, and what can be done ahead of Modern's return to the Pro Tour!
Patrick Chapin breaks down the Standard metagame at the World Championship! With just 24 competitors, he expected things to get a little weird...but not this weird! What's the plan if you're bound for SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic?
Two control decks in the Top 4 of the World Championship? That makes for a happy Shaheen Soorani! He shares his control updates, including the decks he's considering taking to U.S. Nationals! What are you taking to SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic?
Brennan DeCandio gives his take on Esper Gift, the deck he took to the Top 8 of the Standard Open at SCG Dallas!
Emma Handy looks beyond the Top 8 of last weekend's Open for the hot new Standard decks currently flying under the radar!
If you're a fan of exciting innovations in Week 1 tournaments, SCG Dallas may have seemed like bad news. Ross Merriam is here to show you the silver linings that point to an intriguing Standard future! We're just getting started!
What happens when Jim Davis mixes Magic and fantasy football? Only one of the most important articles you'll read this Standard rotation! Make sure you have these formerly second-string cards before their stock soars!
In Standard's last big hurrah, Peter Ingram made Day 2 of Grand Prix Washington DC with Mono-White Eldrazi! While that deck won't survive the Standard rotation, he's here to share what decks just might!
In the past calendar month, brothers Brad Nelson and Corey Baumeister have racked up a combined five Grand Prix Top 8 finishes. They sit down with Danny West to talk their magical run and the hard work that went into it.
Todd Stevens may not be in the classroom anymore, but he's ready to take Standard to school! Which decks will make the grade at Grand Prix Washington DC, and which will get sent to 0-X detention?
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!