Standard is highly diverse right now, and affordable as well. Chaz examines the relationship between the two to see if there’s a connection.
Rattlechains has proven itself playable just by virtue of having the keywords flash and flying. Imagine if its ETB ability mattered.
What has 15 green sources, 15 white sources, three colorless lands, and two double-red spells?
Ryan didn’t have a great Grand Prix, though he has an awesome deck for your consideration, as well as some notes from the event.
Ryan breaks down the results of the Pro Tour and highlights the strategies that he believes will have the most success going forward.
David pores over the Top 8 decks from PT SOI. He discusses strengths and weaknesses in the metagame moving forward, and closes with the weekend’s financial takeaways.
Brian undertakes the monumental task of reviewing every major Standard card coming out of PT SOI. He explains whether each is a hold or a sell and why.
There were eight unique decks in the Top 8 of PT:SOI, but the diversity doesn’t stop there!
As part of our dual-coverage for this event, we wanted to compile the PT:SOI Deck techs in one place for everyone’s convenience. We will look at all of the Deck Techs provided and break down each one with some notes–and some key cards to consider from each deck.
We’ve already located a potential breakout deck and some unexpected key cards.
Going into PT Shadows, Human Aggro and Bant Company are the dominant decks in Standard. Check out Ryan’s picks for potential breakout cards in this environment!
There was a time when the “good stuff” decks were three colors. In Shadows Standard, they’re mono-white.
Mike presents his first “tournament finance report” from the Columbus Invitational! Join him as he examines finance and metagame trends through the lens of each round.