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Grand Prix Niagara Falls 2019 Final Standings

Apr 22 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Goetschel, Daniel [CA] 42 8 $7,000 2 Rountree, Collin...Read more

Grand Prix Yokohama 2019 Final Standings

Apr 22 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Kobayashi, Takahito [JP] 39 8 $7,000 2 Takahashi,...Read more

Japanese Alternate-Art Planeswalkers

Apr 22 2019

We've partnered with well-known artists to create Japanese alternate-art planeswalker cards in War of the Spark!

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War Games

Apr 22 2019

Mark shares card-by-card design stories from War of the Spark, a set packed with loads of flavorful talking points.

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War of the Spark Mythic Edition

Apr 22 2019

Announcing War of the Spark Mythic Edition and its eight beautiful planeswalker cards, along with how you can get your hands on them!

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MTG Arena: State of the Beta – April 2019

Apr 22 2019

With the April update, there is one thing and one thing only on everybody's mind: WAR.

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War of the Spark Release Notes

Apr 22 2019

The Release Notes include info about the release of a new set, as well as clarifications and rulings involving that set's cards.

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Mythic Championship II – London Preview

Apr 22 2019

Mythic Championship II kickstarts War of the Spark Prerelease with top-tier competition live from London!

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War of the Spark: Magic Online Edition

Apr 19 2019

War has come to Ravnica! Alli has all the info you need to start playing War of the Spark on Magic Online when it releases April 25.

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Magic Online Announcements, April 16, 2019

Apr 19 2019

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

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War of the Spark Story Hype

Apr 18 2019

The war for the fate of the Multiverse is about to begin!

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Magic Online Bug Blog April 18, 2019

Apr 18 2019

The "Bug Blog" is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues.

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War of the Spark Planeswalker Deck Lists

Apr 18 2019

Chris reveals the exclusive cards available inside the War of the Spark Planeswalker Decks!

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The Tokens of War of the Spark

Apr 18 2019

Check out the tokens coming with War of the Spark!

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Gideon Blackblade

Apr 17 2019

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Chronicling War of the Spark Set Design

Apr 17 2019

The Set Design team spent nearly two years creating War of the Spark, as set design lead Dave Humpherys recounts—along with a new card!

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Narset, Parter of Veils

Apr 17 2019

Narset is a master of martial arts and mental discipline with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and she's come to fight against Bolas.

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Lands Are a Blast

Apr 16 2019

Lands are vital to success in Magic, but they are often taken for granted. Perhaps Gavin's latest preview card can change your perspective.

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Grand Prix São Paulo 2019 Final Standings

Apr 15 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Batista Ferreira, Marlos [BR] 39 8 $6,000 2 Cifuentes,...Read more

Waging War of the Spark, Part 3

Apr 15 2019

Mark's back with another War of the Spark preview, this week with commentary on how R&D captured the war aspect of the Planeswalker war.

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Niv-Mizzet: No Longer Just Izzet

Apr 12 2019

As Nicol Bolas sows destruction across Ravnica, Niv-Mizzet has to find a new way to unite the guilds and fight back.

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Bad News for the Heroes

Apr 11 2019

Nicol Bolas has anticipated the Planeswalkers' every move; now it's time for the Multiverse's greatest villain to unleash his secret weapon.

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The Planeswalker Tournament

Apr 10 2019

Think you know how the Planeswalkers in War of the Spark will shake out in bracketed competition? Prove it, and take them all home in foil!

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Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord

Apr 10 2019

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Magic Online Announcements, April 9, 2019

Apr 9 2019

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

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Chandra, Fire Artisan

Apr 9 2019

Daniel takes us behind the scenes to showcase how Magic's Franchise team has brought Chandra to life in War of the Spark and beyond.

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Waging War of the Spark, Part 2

Apr 8 2019

Mark's got another War of the Spark preview, this time talking about proliferate and its journey back to Standard.

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Wanna See Something Weird?

Apr 5 2019

Weirds are one of the weirdest things the Izzet have concocted, and they hold a special place in the heart of GDS3 finalist Chris Mooney.

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Massacre Girl

Apr 5 2019

With a name like "Massacre Girl," Katie's War of the Spark preview card makes its interests astonishingly clear.

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Tomik, Distinguished Advokist

Apr 5 2019

To ensure a set full of planeswalkers would play well, Play Design built answers to keep such powerful heroes (and villains!) in check.

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Magic Online Bug Blog April 4, 2019

Apr 4 2019

The "Bug Blog" is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues.

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Magic Online Bug Blog March 14, 2019

Apr 4 2019

The "Bug Blog" is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues.

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Single Combat

Apr 3 2019

Sorin and Nahiri really, really hate one another. Even with the fate of the entire Multiverse at stake, they can't set aside their loathing.

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The Wanderer

Apr 3 2019

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Grand Prix Calgary 2019 Final Standings

Apr 2 2019
Rank Player Points 1 Fur, Attila [CA] 37 2 Pardee, Samuel [US] 37 3 Carlile, Chris...Read more

War of the Spark Promos and Packaging

Apr 2 2019

Chris reveals the promos and packaging for War of the Spark!

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Totally Found

Apr 2 2019

Fblthp is always getting himself into trouble and losing his way around Ravnica . . .

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Magic Online Announcements, April 2, 2019

Apr 2 2019

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

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War of the Spark Mechanics

Apr 2 2019

Matt reveals the new and returning mechanics you'll see as Nicol Bolas executes his endgame in War of the Spark!

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Magic Online Announcements, March 26, 2019

Apr 1 2019

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

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Waging War of the Spark, Part 1

Apr 1 2019

Mark leaps into War of the Spark previews by telling the story of the set's focus on planeswalker cards—how it came about and R&D's needs for execution.

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War of the Spark

Apr 1 2019

The Card Image Gallery is updated every day with the latest card previews. War of the Spark releases on May 3, 2019.

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War of the Spark Preview Season Will Tell a Story

Mar 27 2019

The preview season for War of the Spark will showcase the story front and center as we reach the dramatic conclusion.

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Spawn of Mayhem

Mar 27 2019

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Duo Standard and the Mythic Invitational

Mar 26 2019

How will players prepare for the all-new Duo Standard format? Marshall explores what he expects to see at Magic's biggest tournament ever!

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Mythic Invitational and PAX East Survival Guide

Mar 25 2019

Get ready for the biggest Magic: The Gathering event of all time—the Mythic Invitational at PAX East!

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Grand Prix Kyoto 2019 Final Standings

Mar 25 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Bae, Daekyeung [KR] 39 8 $8,000 2 Watanabe, Yuuya...Read more

Storm Scale: Kaladesh and Amonkhet

Mar 25 2019

Mark uses his Storm Scale to rate the mechanics from Kaladesh and Amonkhet blocks to see which stand a good chance of returning.

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Meet Competitive Gaming Leaders: Ben and Bear

Mar 21 2019

Ben Drago and Bear Schmiedicker are two of the newest faces on our Esports team, here to ensure Magic builds upon its storied history.

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MTG Arena: State of the Beta – March 2019

Mar 20 2019

This month's shiny new MTG Arena updates will have you battling it out in style—take a look at what's in store!

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Magic Online Announcements, March 19, 2019

Mar 19 2019

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

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March 2019 Legacy Cube Overhaul

Mar 19 2019

A huge overhaul is coming to the Legacy Cube, and Paul Cheon is here to explain the changes you'll find inside the updated cube.

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Grand Prix Tampa Bay 2019 Final Standings

Mar 18 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Eapen, Roshen [US] 38 8 $7,000 2 Costa, Matthew...Read more

Grand Prix Bilbao 2019 Final Standings

Mar 18 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Matignon, Guillaume [FR] 39 8 $7,000 2 Deltour,...Read more

Resonate Spinning

Mar 18 2019

Mark describes the many ways in which resonance is woven into Magic design and why it's integral for players to connect with the game.

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Challenger Decks 2019

Mar 18 2019

Lead designer Donald Smith Jr. reveals the decklists for the upcoming Challenger Decks and explains the thought process behind each deck.

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How Winning Player of the Year Changed Luis Salvatto's Life

Mar 15 2019

Player of the Year Luis Salvatto rose meteorically to the top of the pro player standings last year, but the best may still lie ahead.

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Romão Playing to His Own Tune

Mar 14 2019

Carlos Romão knows what it takes to play at the highest levels of Magic, but the world of streaming and esports is a whole new challenge.

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Mythic Invitational Hype Train: MTG Arena Challengers and Co-Streaming

Mar 13 2019

We're just over two weeks away from the Mythic Invitational at PAX East, and we're pulling out all the stops!

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Gatebreaker Ram

Mar 13 2019

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Lee Shi Tian Burns for the Magic Pro League

Mar 13 2019

Hall of Fame pro Lee Shi Tian thought his career was winding down, but his passion has been reignited by the Magic Pro League!

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Introducing the New Wizards Play Network

Mar 12 2019

In-store play has quadrupled in ten years. Here's our plan to keep that growth going for another ten.

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Magic Online Announcements, March 12, 2019

Mar 12 2019

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

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Where It's At

Mar 11 2019

Mark finishes up his mega series on question words with fan-submitted "where" questions.

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March 11, 2019 Banned and Restricted Announcement

Mar 11 2019

Checking in on the banned and restricted list for March 11, 2019.

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A Closer Look at the Stained-Glass Planeswalkers

Mar 8 2019

You may have seen these beautiful stained-glass Planeswalkers in the WAR teaser, but you may not have guessed all 36 characters would be in the set!

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Berthoud's Thirst for Vengeance

Mar 7 2019

Lucas Esper Berthoud's win at PT Aether Revolt jump-started his career, and he's looking to prove himself on the highest stage in the MPL.

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Nikya of the Old Ways

Mar 6 2019

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Remembering the First Guildmage

Mar 5 2019

Jeff Zandi touched the lives of thousands of Magic players over more than two decades. He built for them a community; he built them a home.

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Magic Online Announcements, March 5, 2019

Mar 5 2019

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

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Grand Prix Los Angeles 2019 Final Standings

Mar 4 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Bernat, Michael [US] 39 8 $7,000 2 Schlesinger, Gal...Read more

You Know Who

Mar 4 2019

Mark answers reader questions centered around the "Who" of Magic.

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Announcing Modern Horizons

Mar 1 2019

Announcing Modern Horizons!

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The Magic Pro League at the Mythic Championship

Mar 1 2019

Players in the MPL faced off against each other and over 450 Challengers at Mythic Championship I—and a handful showcased their mastery with stellar results.

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The Ascension of Reza

Feb 28 2019

An Azorius lawmage learns the true value of the law.

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Magic Online Bug Blog February 28, 2019

Feb 28 2019

The "Bug Blog" is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues.

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Deputy of Detention

Feb 27 2019

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Final Standings

Feb 26 2019
Rank Player Points Mythic Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Burchett, Autumn...Read more

Magic Online Announcements, February 26, 2019

Feb 26 2019

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

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Final Standings

Feb 26 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Wu, Allen [US] 40 8 $7,000 2 Watts, Andrew...Read more

Getting Draked over the Coals in Cleveland

Feb 26 2019

The first Mythic Championship didn't go the way Brian Braun-Duin had hoped, but the weekend still held plenty of things to celebrate.

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21-23 Match Point Decklists

Feb 25 2019
Below are lists for players that finished with 21, 22, or 23 points in the Standard portion of Mythic Championship I in Cleveland in February 2019. Two players had 23 points, six players had 22,...Read more

Five Requests I Often Have to Ignore

Feb 25 2019

Mark explains why we just can't do some of the things fans request for Magic.

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Top Stories of Mythic Championship I

Feb 24 2019
It's been a wild weekend here in Cleveland at the first Mythic Championship of the season. Nearly 500 players competed in a wide field, but that didn't keep the best from coming out on top....Read more

Finals: Autumn Burchett (Mono-Blue Tempo) vs. Yoshihiko Ikawa (Esper Control)

Feb 24 2019
Nearly 500 players, ten rounds of Standard, six rounds of Draft, and a loaded Top 8 field at Mythic Championship I in Cleveland. For Autumn Burchett and Yoshihiko Ikawa, it would end with a...Read more

27-30 and 24-26 Match Point Decklists

Feb 24 2019
One player finished with 30 points (10-0) in the Standard portion of the 2019 Mythic Championship I, three players finished with 27 points (9-1), two players finished with 25 points (8-1-1) and...Read more

18-20 Match Point Decklists

Feb 24 2019
Achieving a positive record in Standard is no easy feat at the Mythic Championship level. Here are the players who secured 18-20 match points. [decklist] Title: Anteri, Fabrizio - Izzet...Read more

Top Stories of Day Two at Mythic Championship I

Feb 24 2019
Three rounds of Draft, five rounds of Standard, and finally we have our Top 8 here at the first Mythic Championship of the season in Cleveland. But there's a lot more than that going on this...Read more

Top 8 Players

Feb 23 2019
After sixteen rounds, eight players remain in the running for the glory, fortune, and prestige of winning Mythic Championship I! Learn more about them below. Name: Luis...Read more

Top 8 Decklists

Feb 23 2019
From 499 player and 16 rounds the final eight arrived! Congratulations to Marcio Carvalho, Reid Duke, Autumn Burchett, Yoshihiko Ikawa, Michael Bonde, Julien Berteaux, Alex Majlaton, and Luis...Read more

Standings by Format

Feb 23 2019
Name Draft 1 Draft 2 Draft Total Standard 1 Standard 2 Standard Total Grand Total Carvalho,...Read more

The 6-0 Drafters at Mythic Championship I

Feb 23 2019
What exactly does it take to rise to the top of Ravnica Allegiance Draft? Based on the results of the 6-0 drafters at Mythic Championship I in Cleveland, the answer is "pretty much anything you...Read more

Mythic Championship I Day Two Metagame Breakdown

Feb 23 2019
Day One of the 2019 Mythic Championship I in Cleveland painted a clear picture of players' Standard Constructed deck choices: Sultai Midrange, Esper Control, Nexus of Fate decks, and two flavors...Read more