Mostly Mono Blue GP Denver Tournament Report and Sideboard Guide

I started the tournament with two byes, thanks to last year’s Planeswalker Points. I got a good night’s sleep, had some breakfast, and went down to the convention center ready to battle. Here’s the list I registered: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/2118088#paper Round 3: Nexus – WW 3-0 My opponent conceded game one because he had to take a …

Preparing for the Last Chance Qualifier – Deckbuilding Decisions and Tournament Report

Standard has been in a great place since the release of Ravnica Allegiance. The new set added many fun cards and completed the cycle of Shocklands, breathing new life into Standard. Unfortunately, there haven’t been any competitive Standard events to prepare for, so I spent a good amount of time drafting and brewing, but not …

Back to Back GP Weekends, Part Two: Modern and the Infamous Board State in Oakland

Read Part 1 about GP Vancouver, here. I obviously didn’t have a ton of time to practice this brand new deck before the first ever Magic Fest. Our team got together on the Wednesday before the GP to practice, and afterwards I felt pretty good about the deck. Modern isn’t my strongest format, but I …

Back to Back GP Weekends, Part One: UMA Sealed in Vancouver

These last two weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. I had plans to travel to GP Vancouver and then the first MagicFest in Oakland the following weekend, after the Holidays and the New Year. I was excited, especially since I had to miss GP Portland. I didn’t have a lot of time to practice for …