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Community Spotlight: Wizards of the Coast Fan Art Policy

Feb 20 2018

The Wizards of the Coast Fan Art Policy is aimed at letting our fans enjoy and celebrate Magic with their myriad talents.

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Team Modern Super League Decklists

Feb 19 2018

Check out the decklists from the Team Modern Super League! You can see these decks in action Tuesdays at 5 pm PT on twitch.tv/magic.

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Top Stories of Grand Prix Lyon 2018

Feb 19 2018
Earlier on Saturday morning, 2,058 players arrived in Lyon to play in the main event—the last major Modern event before [autocard]Bloodbraid Elf[/autocard] and [autocard]Jace, the Mind...Read more

Final Standings

Feb 19 2018
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Kowalski, Grzegorz [PL] 39 8 $10,000 2 (20)Carvalho,...Read more

Make a Choice, Part 2

Feb 19 2018

Mark goes over the answers to the second half of the Great Designer Search 3 multiple-choice test.

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Top 8 Players of Grand Prix Lyon 2018

Feb 18 2018
After fifteen rounds of Modern, with a total of 2,050 others eliminated, only eight players remained in the running for the fame and the fortune, the title and the trophy. Find out more about...Read more

Round 15 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [PT] Lost 1-2 vs. Stihle, Julien [FR] 2 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 15 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [PT] vs. Stihle, Julien [FR] 2 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 15 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Cappiello, Davide [FR] 40 0.7148 2 Bausch, Joshua [DE] 40 0.6979 3 (20)Carvalho,...Read more

Top 32 Decklists of GP Lyon

Feb 18 2018
There is more to this event than just the Top 8. Below are the decklists of the players who finished in 9th through 32nd place. All of them were at most one match win and/or a tiebreaker boost...Read more

List of GP Lyon Matches Shown on Twitch

Feb 18 2018
If you'd like to (re-)watch your favorite deck or player but don't have the time to sift through over 20 hours of video archives, we have a handy guide for you. In chronological order, grouped...Read more

Top 8 Decklists of Grand Prix Lyon

Feb 18 2018
After 15 rounds of Swiss competition, eight players remain to compete for the trophy. The Top 8 features four Mono-Green Tron decks, two Abzan decks, R/G Eldrazi, and Jeskai...Read more

The 8-0 Decks of Grand Prix Lyon 2018

Feb 18 2018
2,058 players had entered the tournament in total, but only thirteen of them escaped the first day's eight rounds with perfect records of 8-0: Arthur Brocsko, Matic Penko, (20) Márcio Carvalho,...Read more

Round 14 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 39 0.7863 2 Cappiello, Davide [FR] 39 0.7111 3 Bausch,...Read more

Round 14 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [FR] Lost 1-2 vs. Bausch, Joshua [DE] 2 Stihle,...Read more

Round 14 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [FR] vs. Bausch, Joshua [DE] 2 Stihle,...Read more

Round 13 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 39 0.7779 2 Stihle, Julien [FR] 36 0.7244 3 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 13 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [FR] Won 2-0 vs. Castro, Miguel [ES] 2 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 13 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [FR] vs. Castro, Miguel [ES] 2 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 12 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 36 0.7731 2 Horvat, Vjeran [HR] 33 0.7597 3 Stihle,...Read more

Round 12 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [FR] Won 2-0 vs. Cappiello, Davide [FR] 2 Bausch,...Read more

Round 12 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Carvalho, Marcio [FR] vs. Cappiello, Davide [FR] 2 Bausch,...Read more

Round 11 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 33 0.7713 2 Cappiello, Davide [FR] 33 0.6962 3 Horvat,...Read more

Round 11 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Smits, Malte [DE] Lost 1-2 vs. Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 2 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 10 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 30 0.7750 2 Cappiello, Davide [FR] 30 0.6859 3 Smits,...Read more

Round 11 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Smits, Malte [DE] vs. Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 2 Cappiello,...Read more

Round 10 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Horvat, Vjeran [HR] Lost 1-2 vs. Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 2 Sanchez,...Read more

Round 10 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Horvat, Vjeran [HR] vs. Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 2 Sanchez,...Read more

Round 9 Standings

Feb 18 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 27 0.7894 2 Horvat, Vjeran [HR] 27 0.7321 3 Brocsko,...Read more

Round 9 Results

Feb 18 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Sanchez, Ricardo [ES] Won 2-0 vs. Koch, Florian [DE] 2 Brocsko,...Read more

Round 9 Pairings

Feb 18 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Sanchez, Ricardo [ES] vs. Koch, Florian [DE] 2 Brocsko,...Read more

Day 1 Highlights of Grand Prix Lyon 2018

Feb 17 2018
2,058 players started things off for the Grand Prix Lyon main event, and after eight rounds of Modern action, only 387 players reached the minimum of 18 match points (6-2 or better) required to...Read more

Almost There: Esper Ascend

Feb 17 2018

If you love playing ascend cards in Rivals of Ixalan Limited, Paulo has good news: you can play a similar deck in Standard as well!

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Round 8 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Smits, Malte [DE] Won 2-0 vs. Corpus Selva, Rogelio [ES] 2 De Togni,...Read more

Round 8 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 24 0.7750 2 Dalmasso, Leonardo [IT] 24 0.7708 3 Henry,...Read more

Round 7 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 21 0.8214 2 Henry, Julien [FR] 21 0.7714 3 Dalmasso,...Read more

Round 7 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Langlotz, Thomas [DE] Lost 1-2 vs. Van Luttervelt, Dave [NL] 2 Havelka,...Read more

Round 8 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Smits, Malte [DE] vs. Corpus Selva, Rogelio [ES] 2 De Togni,...Read more

Round 7 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Langlotz, Thomas [DE] vs. Van Luttervelt, Dave [NL] 2 Havelka,...Read more

Round 6 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 (20)Carvalho, Marcio [FR] 18 0.8333 2 Krall, Stefan [DE] 18 0.8000 3 Coll, Gerard...Read more

Round 6 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Beja, Ricardo [PT] Lost 1-2 vs. Maquet, Vincent [FR] 2 Overgaauw,...Read more

Round 6 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Beja, Ricardo [PT] vs. Maquet, Vincent [FR] 2 Overgaauw,...Read more

Round 5 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Sanders, Dominic [GB] Lost 1-2 vs. Didier, Lespinas [FR] 2 Pacolet,...Read more

Round 5 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Tobiasch, Marc [DE] 15 0.8000 2 Diaz Rojo, Ricardo [ES] 15 0.8000 3 Dagen, Pierre...Read more

Round 5 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Sanders, Dominic [GB] vs. Didier, Lespinas [FR] 2 Pacolet,...Read more

Round 4 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Ramiro Cano, Adrian [ES] 12 0.7500 2 Marti, Bernat [ES] 12 0.7500 3 Reitenauer,...Read more

Round 4 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Schrag, Yann [CH] Won 2-1 vs. Kupfahl, Sebastian [IT] 2 Parisi,...Read more

Round 4 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Schrag, Yann [CH] vs. Kupfahl, Sebastian [IT] 2 Parisi,...Read more

Round 3 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Mauguin, Thomas [CH] 9 0.6667 2 Puissant, Benjamin [BE] 9 0.6667 3 Soldi, Matteo...Read more

Round 3 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Chebiryak, Yury [CH] Lost 0-2 vs. Chaminade, Florian [FR] 2 Dalmasso,...Read more

Trial Winning Decklists of Grand Prix Lyon 2018

Feb 17 2018
The Grand Prix itself only started on Saturday morning, but the Magic action here in Lyon already began on Friday. Most importantly, the day's Trials offered players a final chance to earn byes...Read more

Round 2 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Dolmatov, Dmytro [UA] 6 0.5000 2 Fortin, Victor [AT] 6 0.5000 3 Chmelik, Jaroslav...Read more

Round 3 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Chebiryak, Yury [CH] vs. Chaminade, Florian [FR] 2 Dalmasso,...Read more

Round 2 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Thorsted, Rasmus [DK] Lost 1-2 vs. Sim, Chapman [US] 2 Cocherel,...Read more

Round 2 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Thorsted, Rasmus [DK] vs. Sim, Chapman [US] 2 Cocherel,...Read more

Round 1 Standings

Feb 17 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Menges, Manuel [DE] 3 0.3333 2 Perez Mir, Gerard [ES] 3 0.3333 3 David, Dazols...Read more

Round 1 Results

Feb 17 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   - Lupini, Lorenzo [IT] BYE vs. -   1 Touvier, Eric [FR] Won...Read more

Round 1 Pairings

Feb 17 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Touvier, Eric [FR] vs. Bourgoin, Hadrien [FR] 2 Bepperling,...Read more

Announcing the Official Magic Companion App, Magic: The Gathering Portal

Feb 15 2018

In 2018, Magic: The Gathering will launch the official, all-in-one companion app!

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Magic Online Championship Soon!

Feb 15 2018

The biggest event for Magic Online takes place March 2–4, 2018! Mike has all the event details so you can tune in and follow along.

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Valentine's Day Mini–Announcement Day

Feb 14 2018

We like you so much, we have a special Valentine's gift for you—information!

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Announcing Battlebond

Feb 14 2018

Gavin announces a new Draft set designed specifically for Two-Headed Giant!

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Wool Over the Eyes

Feb 14 2018

Huatli goes on holiday, Angrath goes home, Vraska deceives a dragon, and Jace heads for Dominaria. Meanwhile, a new leader claims Orazca.

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Introducing Martha Wells, Dominaria Magic Story Author

Feb 14 2018

Doug introduces Martha Wells, author of the upcoming Dominaria entries for Magic Story!

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Magic Online Announcements, February 13, 2018

Feb 13 2018

Every Tuesday, we round up all of the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Rivals of Ixalan Art Descriptions

Feb 13 2018

Take a closer look at some of the fantastic art from Rivals of Ixalan, along with the art descriptions that led to the creation of each piece.

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Final Standings

Feb 12 2018
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Ward, Daniel [US] 39 8 $10,000 2 ...Read more

February 12, 2018 Banned and Restricted Announcement

Feb 12 2018

Announcing changes to Modern.

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Improving Our Approach to Magic Online Data

Feb 12 2018

We'll soon be changing the decklist data we show in a way that we hope addresses some of the complaints we've heard from the community.

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Make a Choice, Part 1

Feb 12 2018

Mark begins going through the multiple-choice section of the Great Designer Search 3 trials and explaining why each answer is the answer.

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Top Moments of Grand Prix Toronto

Feb 11 2018
More than 1,600 players showed up to snowy Toronto, Ontario to heat up Modern north of the border. Coming on the heels of an exciting Pro Tour in which a wildly diverse Top 8 led to Luis Salvatto...Read more

Grand Prix Toronto Top 8 Profiles

Feb 11 2018
Making the elimination rounds of a tournament as large as Grand Prix Toronto – more than 1,600 players strong – is an amazing accomplishment in the Magic world. These are the eight players...Read more

Top Moments of Grand Prix Toronto Day 1

Feb 11 2018
More than 1,600 braved the snowy weather to make it to Grand Prix Toronto, and the Modern format didn't disappoint. Coming on the heels of a Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan in which seven different...Read more

Grand Prix Toronto 9-32 Decklists

Feb 11 2018
With more than 1,600 players at Grand Prix Toronto, the cut between Top 8 and the Top 32 was a razor-thin margin. These are the players that put up a notable finish at the...Read more

Round 15 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Purcell, Luke [US] 40 0.7333 2 Joseph-Pare, Bertrand [CA] 40 0.6940 3 Zhang,...Read more

Round 15 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Purcell, Luke [US] Draw D-D vs. Joseph-Pare, Bertrand [CA] 2 Zhang,...Read more

Grand Prix Toronto Top 8 Decklists

Feb 11 2018
Eight players, with seven distinct archetypes. Diversity in Modern is alive and well – here are the decks and players that advanced to the Top 8 of Grand Prix Toronto. [decklist] Title:...Read more

Round 14 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Purcell, Luke [US] 39 0.7252 2 Joseph-Pare, Bertrand [CA] 39 0.7095 3 Zhang,...Read more

Round 15 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Purcell, Luke [US] vs. Joseph-Pare, Bertrand [CA] 2 Zhang,...Read more

Round 14 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Joseph-Pare, Bertrand [CA] Won 2-0 vs. Dockrill, Chris [CA] 2 Purcell,...Read more

Round 14 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Joseph-Pare, Bertrand [CA] vs. Dockrill, Chris [CA] 2 Purcell,...Read more

Round 13 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Purcell, Luke [US] 36 0.7483 2 Pogorzhelsky, Alessandro [US] 36 0.7142 3 Auger,...Read more

Round 13 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Purcell, Luke [US] Lost 0-2 vs. Auger, Maxime [CA] 2 Murphy,...Read more

Round 13 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Purcell, Luke [US] vs. Auger, Maxime [CA] 2 Murphy,...Read more

Round 12 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Purcell, Luke [US] 36 0.7433 2 Rosum, Jonathan [US] 33 0.7458 3 Auger, Maxime...Read more

Round 12 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Siow, Lucas [CA] Lost 0-2 vs. Purcell, Luke [US] 2 Pogorzhelsky,...Read more

Round 11 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Purcell, Luke [US] 33 0.7108 2 Siow, Lucas [CA] 33 0.6802 3 Zhang, Jonathan...Read more

Round 12 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Siow, Lucas [CA] vs. Purcell, Luke [US] 2 Pogorzhelsky,...Read more

Round 11 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Zhang, Jonathan [CA] Lost 1-2 vs. Siow, Lucas [CA] 2 Purcell,...Read more

Round 11 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Zhang, Jonathan [CA] vs. Siow, Lucas [CA] 2 Purcell, Luke [US] vs. Micklo,...Read more

Round 10 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 30 0.8006 2 Purcell, Luke [US] 30 0.7318 3 Siow, Lucas...Read more

Round 10 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Murphy, Justin [CA] Lost 0-2 vs. Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 2 Pileggi,...Read more

Round 10 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Murphy, Justin [CA] vs. Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 2 Pileggi,...Read more

Round 9 Standings

Feb 11 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 27 0.8012 2 Purcell, Luke [US] 27 0.7364 3 Pileggi, Riccardo...Read more

Round 9 Results

Feb 11 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Traikov, Erik [CA] Lost 0-2 vs. Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 2 Ward,...Read more

Round 9 Pairings

Feb 11 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Traikov, Erik [CA] vs. Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 2 Ward,...Read more

Round 8 Standings

Feb 10 2018
Rank Player Points OMW% 1 Zhang, Jonathan [CA] 24 0.7827 2 West, Matthew [US] 24 0.7569 3 Purcell, Luke...Read more

Round 8 Results

Feb 10 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Burdzy, Walter [US] Won 2-0 vs. Hirmiz, Fadi [CA] 2 Jessup,...Read more

Round 8 Pairings

Feb 10 2018
Table Player     Opponent   1 Burdzy, Walter [US] vs. Hirmiz, Fadi [CA] 2 Jessup,...Read more

Round 7 Results

Feb 10 2018
Table Player   Result   Opponent   1 Tate, Coulter [CA] Lost 0-2 vs. Zafra, Marcel [CA] 2 Harris,...Read more