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5hr
preview image for MTG Arena Top 5 Plays of the Week - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Riley Knight and Denis Stranjak count down the 5 best plays from across the world of streaming, Arena, coverage, and more!
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5hr
preview image for Mono-Red Ferocidon - Standard | Channel Matt Nass - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Rampaging Ferocidon is unbanned from Standard, and Matt is making the most of it in its time left!
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6hr
preview image for Grixis Call of Cthulhu - Standard | Channel Reid Duke - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Reid Duke. MTG Arena Standard. Nicol Bolas. What more do you need? Watch as Reid plays a deck maxing out on the Dragon-God!
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6hr
preview image for Kethis Combo - Standard | Matt Nass - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Kethis has become a dominant force in Standard - don't miss Matt Nass, one of the best combo players on the planet, battling!
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7hr
preview image for Brainstorm Brewery #356: Post-Party Pod - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
The Brew Crew are a bit worn out from the BSB party at Magicfest Indy, but they still cover the party, Modern Horizons, Throne of Eldraine, and more.
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7hr
preview image for Esper Control - Standard | Channel Huey - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Esper Control is back in Standard - don't miss Huey battling through MTG Arena with it!
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7hr
preview image for MTG Top 5 Plays of the Week for September 6-12, 2019 - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Riley Knight and Denis Stranjak count down the 5 best plays from across the world of streaming, Arena, coverage, and more!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
8hr
preview image for Top 5 Throne of Eldraine Cards for Standard | The Ban Wagon - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Throne of Eldraine is going to shake up Standard in ways big and small - today Matt and LSV weigh in on the five cards that will define the format!
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13hr
preview image for Living in a Fairy Tale World - Hipsters of the Coast
Imagine a Standard without Fires or Okos.
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a day
preview image for Fish Five-0: Bant Fancies (Standard, Magic Arena)
Want to play counterspells and mill your opponents? TheAsianAvenger tries to do just that with Folio of Fancies!
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a day
preview image for Standard Bannings | The Ban Wagon - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Are bannings coming to Standard? With the Mythic Championship on tap and Golos Field on top, Matt and LSV dive into the question today.
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a day
preview image for How to Survive on a Desert Island with 150 Plains and a Sharpie - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
What would you do if you had to choose just one matchup to play over and over? Brian recently asked and shares the best of the answers he received.
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a day
preview image for Five Challengers to Watch at Mythic Championship V - Hipsters of the Coast
From Hall of Famers to fresh faces, every player at Mythic Championship V is competing for Mythic Points to qualify for the Magic Pro League.
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2d
preview image for Against the Odds: Irencrag Stompy (Standard, Magic Arena)
What are the odds of winning with irencrag Feat in Standard? Let's find out!
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2d
preview image for Throne of Eldraine - Draft | Channel Marshall - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Want to get ahead in Throne of Eldraine draft? Join Marshall for a run through the Eldraine draft queues!
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2d
preview image for Arena Boys Deck Guide: Drake Hotline Fling - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
If the deck has Fling in the title, you know it's going to be a fun one. Don't miss Riley's guide to the wild Standard brew the Arena Boys played this week!
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2d
preview image for The Top 10 Cards in Standard - Hipsters of the Coast
Green cards dominate this Top 10, from Once Upon a Time to Oko, Thief of Crowns. And, yes, Golos, Tireless Pilgrim sneaks on to the list, too.
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2d
preview image for The Top 5 Decks in Standard - Hipsters of the Coast
Golos, Field of the Dead, and Ramp, oh my! Mythic Championship V is shaping up to be a battle between hordes of Zombies and giant Krases.
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Between Domri, Oko, Sarkhan, and The Royal Scions, Corey Baumeister is hosting a planeswalker party! Watch him pilot his Standard Superfriends deck on Arena!
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3d
preview image for Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Blue Tempo (Standard)
With the rotation of Curious Obsession it seems that Mono-Blue Tempo was dead (hooray!) Well, somehow the counterspell tribal deck has managed to adapt and survive in Throne of Eldraine Standard.
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3d
preview image for The Mythic Championship V Standard Metagame is Over 40% Golos and Field of the Dead
Over 40% of the field is playing Golos, 70% are playing a ramp archetype, and only 9% aren't playing Green. Oh, and there's a B&R update on Monday.
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/
4d
preview image for Everything You Need to Know About Mythic Championship V
Best-of-3 Standard Constructed at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, CA starts Friday, October 18. Ger ready for some Golos, Field of the Dead, and Oko!
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/
4d
preview image for Climbing to Mythic on Arena in Standard - Hipsters of the Coast
Climbing to Mythic with Questing Beast.
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/
4d
preview image for Budget Magic: $92 WB Prison (Standard, Magic Arena)
How can we deal with the endless horde of Field of the Dead Zombies in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Stack up some hateful, prisony enchantments of course!
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4d
preview image for Throne of Eldraine - Draft | Channel Marshall - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Join Marshall for another Throne of Eldraine draft on the Magic Online queues!
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5d
preview image for Budget Magic: Throne of Eldraine Standard Updates
Throne of Eldraine Standard is here, which means its time to update some of our old Budget Magic decks for our new Standard format!
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6d
preview image for Fish Five-0: Temur Midrange (Standard, Magic Arena)
There's so much power in the three-drop currently so lets see if we can take advantage of that by ramping them out even earlier!
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6d
preview image for Building Knight Tribal in Throne of Eldraine Standard - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
With Throne of Eldraine came a chance for Riley to make his favorite tribe work in Standard - today he shares his Knight brews!
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7d
preview image for Beating Golos with Mono-Red Aggro in Throne of Eldraine Standard - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Looking to knock off Golos Field decks in Standard? Martin Juza has been doing just that with Mono-Red Aggro, which he shares today!
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With Bant Golos decks running rampant in Standard, what's the best way to battle back? Andrew Elenbogen recommends going under them with Selesnya Adventures! Get his latest list and sideboarding guide!
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Is Embercleave the secret to breaking through Bant Golos decks in Standard? Gerry Thompson is giving it his best try with a variety of spicy decklists, including Grixis Knights. Wait, Grixis?!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
8d
preview image for The Two Best Aggro Decks in Throne of Eldraine Standard - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Looking to go aggro in Throne of Eldraine Standard? It's certainly doable, and today Mengucci shares the aggressive decks he took to the top of the ladder.
http://www.channelfireball.com/
8d
preview image for What happened to Standard?
How healthy is Standard right now? Which decks are rising to the top? Zachary Derepentigny drops some of his thoughts from SCG Philadelphia and where Standard is headed with one of its powerhouse d…
https://mtgcorner.com/
Week 1 is the best time for hyperbole and quick judgments about the just how awful the Standard format is.
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/
Surrender to Golos, Tireless Pilgrim and a Zombie horde? No way, says Tom Ross! He shows you how to fight back against Week 1's dominant deck and bring new ideas to Throne of Eldraine Standard!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
Edgewall Innkeeper and Lucky Clover aren't just for Limited! But what's the best way to build around these Adventure enablers? PVDDR looks at four key versions and chooses his favorite!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
9d
preview image for Against the Odds: Seven Dwarves (Standard, Magic Arena)
What are the odds of winning with all Seven Dwarves (or maybe even more!) in Standard? Let's find out!
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Bant Golos crushed the Standard seat at SCG Philadelphia, without question. But the story's ending isn't written yet. Abraham Stein shares how players can change the next chapter!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
9d
preview image for Mono-Black Midrange | The Arena Boys - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Join the Arena Boys as they brew a powerful deck around Ayara for Standard on MTG Arena!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
9d
preview image for Mono-Black Midrange | The Arena Boys - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Join the Arena Boys as they brew a powerful deck around Ayara for Standard on MTG Arena!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
10d
preview image for Single Scoop: Mardu Enchantments (Standard, Magic Arena)
This week TheAsianAvenger plays an enchanting deck that revolves around all the sweetest enchantments!
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Join LSV and Matt for another episode of the Ban Wagon, today breaking down the best decks in MTG Arena's Historic format!
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10d
preview image for Instant Deck Tech: Golos Fires (Standard)
So far Fires of Invention and Golos, Tireless Pilgrim have been two of the most important cards in Throne of Eldraine Standard. What happen if we run them both together in the same deck? Let's find out!
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11d
preview image for Starting Points for Standard - Hipsters of the Coast
Dig out these Standard cards now that rotation has arrived.
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Throne of Eldraine has shaken up Constructed formats everywhere, and today LSV weighs in on ranking the best Constructed white cards in the set!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
11d
preview image for Throne of Eldraine Constructed Set Review: White - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Throne of Eldraine has shaken up Constructed formats everywhere, and today LSV weighs in on ranking the best Constructed white cards in the set!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
11d
preview image for Budget Magic: $27 Mono-Blue Mill (Standard, Magic Arena)
Can mill work in Throne of Eldraine Standard on an absurdly cheap $27 budget? Let's play some matches and find out!
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11d
preview image for Cards to watch from Throne of Eldraine
Ronnie Kohrt goes over his cards to watch from Throne of Eldraine. From mythics to commons, Kohrt chats about some stand out cards in the new set.
https://mtgcorner.com/
Join LSV and Matt as they highlight the best decks in Standard with the release of Throne of Eldraine!
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Patrick Chapin turns his eyes to the emerging Standard metagame, as seen at SCG Philadelphia! What thrived and what wilted under the lights? 'The Innovator' has the stats you need!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
11d
preview image for Rankle the Masters - Hipsters of the Coast
Going deep with the faerie prankster.
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/
Throne of Eldraine just gave us too many Monty Python references to deal with like responsible adults... so this happened. Yes, I think we've finally hit peak geek.
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12d
Bant Golos is dominating Standard. But there's other options - check out this Gruul Aggro deck that earned 12 wins on the Win Every Card Challenge!
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Bant Golos is dominating Standard. But there's other options - check out this Gruul Aggro deck that earned 12 wins on the Win Every Card Challenge!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
12d
preview image for Much Abrew: Chulane Bant (Standard, Magic Arena)
How much value can Chulane, Teller of Tales provide in a Bant shell in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Let's find out!
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13d
preview image for Fish Five-0: Izzet Double Draw (Standard, Magic Arena)
Why not get rewarded for doing what we love like drawing cards?!
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Gaby Spartz shows off Four-Color Wolves - don't miss her battling with the deck on MTG Arena!
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13d
preview image for 4C Wolves - Standard | Channel Gaby Spartz - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Gaby Spartz shows off Four-Color Wolves - don't miss her battling with the deck on MTG Arena!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
13d
preview image for 4C Wolves - Standard | Channel Gaby Spartz - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Gaby Spartz shows off Four-Color Wolves - don't miss her battling with the deck on MTG Arena!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
preview image for The Early Pillars of Throne of Eldraine Standard - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Throne of Eldraine has shaken up Standard - today Riley highlights the pillars that have developed in the new Throne of Eldraine Standard format!
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Throne of Eldraine has shaken up Standard - today Riley highlights the pillars that have developed in the new Throne of Eldraine Standard format!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
Looking to get ahead for the Win Every Card Challenge on MTG Arena? Mengucci has you covered, highlighting the best decks for the weekend!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
preview image for The Best Standard Decks for the MTG Arena Win Every Card Challenge - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Looking to get ahead for the Win Every Card Challenge on MTG Arena? Mengucci has you covered, highlighting the best decks for the weekend!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
preview image for Standard Testing | Channel Huey - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
With Throne of Eldraine in full swing on MTG Arena, don't miss Huey Jensen testing the ins and outs of the new Standard format!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
With Throne of Eldraine in full swing on MTG Arena, don't miss Huey Jensen testing the ins and outs of the new Standard format!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
preview image for What Has Worked in Throne of Eldraine Standard So Far - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Josh has been playing a ton of Throne of Eldraine Standard, and today he shares what has been the most successful in his week of testing.
http://www.channelfireball.com/
Josh has been playing a ton of Throne of Eldraine Standard, and today he shares what has been the most successful in his week of testing.
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
preview image for Throne of Eldraine Draft Channel Marshall - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Looking for a Throne of Eldraine Draft guide? Look no further than Marshall Sutcliffe, who guides you through Eldraine today!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
14d
preview image for Throne of Eldraine Draft Channel Marshall - ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks
Looking for a Throne of Eldraine Draft guide? Look no further than Marshall Sutcliffe, who guides you through Eldraine today!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
Magic: The Gathering (MTG) & Miniature Wargames Spoilers, News & Articles! Throne of Eldraine – Mechanics Primer by Kirsty McIntyre, Beginner Friendly, Card Discussion, Competition, Deck Tech, Featured, Featured Writer, FNM, Guides & How Tos, Judging & Rulings, MTG Resources, Standard,
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This week we discuss my favorite Throne of Eldraine cards coming into Standard
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14d
preview image for Brewer's Minute: Throne of Eldrane Standard Mana
One of the surprises of Throne of Eldraine was the lack of a cycle of dual lands. How should you build your mana base in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Let's break it down!
http://www.mtggoldfish.com/
14d
preview image for Brewer's Minute: Throne of Eldraine Standard Mana
One of the surprises of Throne of Eldraine was the lack of a cycle of dual lands. How should you build your mana base in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Let's break it down!
http://www.mtggoldfish.com/
The Arena Decklist crew has been hard at work figuring out the deck to play in the new Standard. In Bryan's case, he's been defining the metagame almost singlehandedly! Find out what they think are the best decks for this weekend!
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The last time the SCG Tour hosted Team Constructed in Philadelphia, Shaheen Soorani went home with a trophy. Today he offers three control looks, one in Modern and two in Standard, featuring Throne of Eldraine!
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Simic Midrange may not be the best deck in the new Standard, but it's the one GerryT knows best! Get his latest list, what made the cut and why, and a sideboarding guide!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
With SCG Philadelphia on the horizon, the need to find the top Standard decks is critical! Corey Baumeister and Ross Merriam give it their best with a half-dozen candidates!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
With Throne of Eldraine out on MTG Arena, Matt is busy brewing - check out his Standard testing today!
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Looking to brew in the new Standard? Max highlights five decks built around new Throne of Eldraine cards!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
Jeskai Fires of Invention is the hottest deck in Throne of Eldraine Standard, and Martin Juza has the detailed guide you'll need to get ahead!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
The Aristocats are back, and the Rakdos are providing the musical numbers! Tom Ross gives 'Cat Food' a whole new meaning with his latest Standard list!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
Before she takes to the broadcast booth, Emma Handy examines the emerging Standard metagame with Throne of Eldraine! What have the winners played, and what surprises could pop up in Pennsylvania?
http://www.starcitygames.com/
Brad Nelson is not only calling the best deck in Throne of Eldraine Standard, he's sharing the tech that's let him win every Game 1 of every mirror match he's played to date! A must-read ahead of SCG Philadelphia!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
16d
preview image for Against the Odds: Happily Ever After (Standard, Magic Arena)
What are the odds of living Happily Ever After in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Let's find out!
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Gabriel Nassif brings us 4 decks using cards from Throne of Eldraine - catch up on the latest Standard decks making the rounds!
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Want to have a little fun in Throne of Eldraine Standard with a wild new deck? Check out this Red-Green Adventures build that Frank highlights!
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As the Throne of Eldraine Standard format continues to develop, it's just as important to know what isn't working as what is. Josh has the details.
http://www.channelfireball.com/
16d
preview image for Instant Deck Tech: Esper Doom (Standard)
Today for our Throne of Eldraine week Instant Deck Tech we look at the return to Stax in Standard with Esper Doom!
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16d
Wyatt Darby knows a thing or two about winning big! Today he gives his Top 5 Standard decks for SCG Philadelphia. Hint: he's a little higher on red than the rest of the field...
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Corey Baumeister takes to Magic Arena and the new Standard with Simic Ramp! So how does the powerful new deck feel? Let's just say it has his ramp of approval...
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It's a bold question, but one of Ryan Overturf, Sam Black, and Emma Handy said 'Fact!' Why did they disagree here and on four more statements about Throne of Eldraine and SCG Philadelphia? Vote for the winner at the end!
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The Boys are ready for Throne of Eldraine, and are taking advantage of the Play Any Deck event by playing all rares! Riley breaks down the deck.
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17d
preview image for Instant Deck Tech: Karn's Cauldron (Standard)
What's better than using The Cauldron of Eternity to reanimate a bunch of creatures? Turning it into a massive 12/12 beater with the help of Karn, the Great Creator!
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A movie-themed Standard deck that isn't a meme? Ben Friedman digs out the VHS tape of one of his favorite Academy Award winners to go dancing with Wolves ahead of SCG Philadelphia!
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Bryan Gottlieb won both Thursday's Fandom Legends event and Sunday's Caster Cup, proving his mastery of early Throne of Eldraine Standard. Today he shares his essential principles for thriving in a post-rotation format!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
Some Throne of Eldraine cards are obviously powerful, but some big question marks have turned into exclamation points! PVDDR posts his Top 8 surprises ahead of SCG Philadelphia, plus a decklist for each!
http://www.starcitygames.com/
17d
preview image for The MPL Sapphire Division's Throne of Eldraine Standard Decklists
The new cards from Magic's latest set, Throne of Eldraine, look like they're having a huge impact on Standard. Oko, Adventures, and Food, oh my!
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17d
preview image for The Designs of Eldraine - Hipsters of the Coast
The land of fairy tales and knights is full of exciting, bizarre, and fascinating card designs.
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/
Andrea has been streaming Throne of Eldraine nonstop on MTG Arena, and today he shares his best Standard decks from that time.
http://www.channelfireball.com/
18d
preview image for Ranking Throne of Eldraine and it’s best cards
The MTG Corner staff was polled on Throne of Eldraine, where it'll land with some of the best cards in the set and what they think of the ‘adventure' mechanic! Check out their res…
https://mtgcorner.com/
18d
preview image for Budget Magic: Mono-Black Rankle (Standard, Magic Arena)
Can Rankle, Master of Pranks make Mono-Black Stompy work in Throne of Eldraine Standard on a Budget? Let's find out!
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18d
preview image for Podcast 244: New Standard and Throne of Eldraine Limited
With Crim away at Twitch Con Chaz makes his return to the podcast to discuss Throne of Eldraine in both limited and Standard with the res...
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Throne of Eldraine is out on MTG Arena, and today you can watch Hall of Famer Huey Jensen battle it out in Eldraine Standard!
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Throne of Eldraine is out on MTG Arena - don't miss Matt Nass exploring the new Standard format with several decks!
http://www.channelfireball.com/
21d
preview image for First Impessions of Eldraine Standard
TheAsianAvenger gives an insight into what he's playing and crafting for week one of a new standard!
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22d
preview image for Early Eldraine Standard Cards to Craft on Arena - Hipsters of the Coast
Where to start crafting Throne of Eldraine cards for Standard on Arena.
https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/

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