The Japanese National Team is set in stone with National Champion Kenta Harane joining runner up Shota Yasooka and pro points leader Yuuya Watanabe to create a fearsome team.
From Around the Web
Patrick Shanley at Hollywood Reporter writes about WotC’s intention for Magic: The Gathering Arena to be a major eSports title.
Saffron Olive at MTGGoldfish has a video on the beginning of RDW.
With a rotation this large, you’ll need the help of every big gun you can assemble. Lee Shi Tian at MTG Mint Card thinks about how the new Standard will shape up.
Adam Styborski at TCGPlayer got a preview of Arena and liked what he saw.
Ben Friedman at Gathering Magic writes about some of Ixalan’s sweetest cards.
Should you opt to play Ixalan’s reprint of a classic Invasion cantrip?
Here’s a blast from the past that would make Raphael Levy smile: a Zoo deck that abuses domain to get the most out of Tribal Flames and Might of Alara!
PV breaks down sunk cost fallacy, and how your natural aversion to embarrassment can cost you a game of Magic.
Get an early rundown of the outlook for control with the addition of Ixalan from one of the greatest control players of all time!
Control is still viable in Legacy, and Andrea shows you the ropes to his favorite deck in the format.
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— Gaby Spartz (@GabySpartz) September 8, 2017
Never give up. I lost round 1 of the MOCS Open with a very weak sealed pool, but I stuck it out…till rd 3 where I lost again and dropped.
— Brian Braun-Duin (@BraunDuinIt) September 9, 2017
I would like to thank everyone who made it possible to table cards like Aerial Guide and Unsummon all season 🙂
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