Spending a weekend with Frank Karsten

Andrea Mengucci
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Andrea Mengucci
Reading time: 5 minutes
I had the pleasure of spending time with Frank Karsten, who has blessed Magic with: ‘The Karsten Manabase!’

Legacy Elves

Reid Duke
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Reid Duke
Reading time: 4 minutes
Today’s going to be all about my favorite constructed format - Legacy - and my favorite deck to play in it - Elves.

An Odyssey of the Low Countries

Reid Duke
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Reid Duke
Reading time: 7 minutes
My very first premier level event was Pro Tour Amsterdam 2010. But this will be more than a tale of Bloodbraid Elves and Booster Drafts.

How to Qualify for the Pokémon Worlds Championship

Elena - Gaia Storm
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Elena - Gaia Storm
Reading time: 3 minutes
Have you ever wondered what it takes to compete at the highest level and participate in the biggest tournaments in the world? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Cooking with LSV

Luis Scott-Vargas
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Luis Scott-Vargas
Reading time: 3 minutes
For today’s blog post, I wanted to do something completely different...

The Power of One: Lugia VSTAR

Elena - Gaia Storm
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Elena - Gaia Storm
Reading time: 4 minutes
Lugia VSTAR has arrived to the Pokémon TCG and has literally taken the format by storm. Why is this deck so powerful?

My Faithful Jund at GP Singapore 2015

Reid Duke
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Reid Duke
Reading time: 3 minutes
That time, when fate gave me a little nudge in the right direction - by loosing my entire deck on the plan!

The most powerful deck in Pokémon History

Elena - Gaia Storm
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Elena - Gaia Storm
Reading time: 8 minutes
Of all the decks in Pokémon TCG, there is none that can compare to the power that Seismitoad held back in the day. The most toxic deck ever created.

My favorite way to play casual Magic

Martin Juza
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Martin Juza
Reading time: 4 minutes
I already covered some of my favorite decks I played during my years on the tour, but today I wanted to share my favorite casual way to play Magic.

How to prepare for a tournament

Elena - Gaia Storm
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Elena - Gaia Storm
Reading time: 5 minutes
Playing a big tournament is not an easy feast. Here are my top tips to prepare for large events!

How stealing a piece of cheese almost won me the World Championship

Gabriel Nassif
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Gabriel Nassif
Reading time: 5 minutes
My testing team for the 2007 Worlds consisted of only two people. And as it happens, our fate would be decided by one peculiar incident.

A champion in Krakow and a 15-hour-layover

Luis Scott-Vargas
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Luis Scott-Vargas
Reading time: 3 minutes
I’ve got quite the tale for you today - to tell it, we need to rewind all the way back to 2007.

Unfinity Math: _____ Goblin and Comet, Stellar Pup

Frank Karsten
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Frank Karsten
Reading time: 14 minutes
I always like to analyze cards from a mathematical perspective, and Unfinity contains cards that grabbed my attention.

The MTG World Championship

Reid Duke
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Reid Duke
Reading time: 3 minutes
Coming on October 28, I’ll be competing in the Magic: the Gathering World Championship. Please indulge me with a trip down Memory Lane.

MTG Arena Formats

Reid Duke
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Reid Duke
Reading time: 3 minutes
Arena is designed to be a convenient and user-friendly way to engage with MTG. However, there are places where it diverges from tabletop.