Legacy: GP Prague and GP Columbus
Owen Turtenwald took down the ChannelFireball World Magic Cup Qualifier in Santa Clara, CA. You can find all of the Top 8 deck lists, including Owen’s Black/White Control, here.
5 Articles from Around the Web
What better way to figure out how to build Zoo in Old-School Magic than to talk to the man who won the first MTG World Championship in 1994? At MagicTime, Jacopo Borreli interviews Zac Dolan, Magic’s first World Champion, about the first appearance of Zoo at that tournament and his impressions of it.
Notice that weird partial text on the side of Eternal Masters tokens? At ManaLeak.com, News on the Net shows you what it means.
Have a little fun with this tool at Gas MTG—a test to determine which Magic Hall-of-Famer matches your Magic style. Your humble researcher won by getting LSV.
Patrick Scalisi at Vintage Magic lovingly reviews the art that pays homage to older cards in Eternal Masters.
Raphael Levy’s 2-Chandra take on GW Tokens has been the subject of some debate here at ChannelFireball (See Frank’s article below), but you can here the case from the man himself. Check out Raph’s breakdown of the deck he used to conquer GP Manchester.
5 Posts from ChannelFireball You Shouldn’t Miss
Frank Karsten runs the numbers on those 2 Chandras—what’s the probability that you draw Oath before you hit your 6th land?
PV provides a master class on giving your opponent a reason to let you win, or walk willingly into a loss.
BBD makes his case against looting, contrary to LSV’s recommended play from his most recent edition of What’s the Play?
Looking for a little controversy? Andrea Mengucci’s article sparked some heated arguments about whether it’s time to ban Legacy’s most dominant deck.
A few important cards didn’t make the cut for Eternal Masters. Paul and Mashi count down the ones that matter most.
@tommartell Reid and I want to file class action lawsuit against lsv, bbd, et al for damages to the internet from looting article. Help?
— Andrew Cuneo (@AndrewCuneo) June 10, 2016
Keep or Mull (you are playing vs @MatthewNass and you know he's on Storm). pic.twitter.com/Ovg8V0kuXW
— Luis Scott-Vargas (@lsv) June 9, 2016
— T🎃m R🎃ss (@Boss_MTG) June 11, 2016
— RoboRosewater (@RoboRosewater) June 11, 2016
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