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225th "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Championship Series Cancelled
This was decided with the best interests of both our fans and Tournament Organizers in mind, and similarly, decisions about future events will be made with serious consideration of the official recommendations from federal and local health authorities We sincerely apologize if this has caused any inconvenience for players, staff and judges planning to attend. We[...]
"Chainer, Dementia Master" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"
I attended a Commander-format Magic: The Gathering tournament benefitting the ExtraLife charity on Saturday, November 9th The event, while fun as it could be, raises some concerns about what exactly constitutes a competitive Commander deck and what doesn't quite cut it. I had gone with using my Chainer, Dementia Master deck in this tournament – the very[...]
Aiden Brier Takes StarCityGames Syracuse's Legacy Open - "Magic: the Gathering"
Their two main tournament types, the Legacy Open and Modern Open, took place over the two days of September 14th and 15th, while the Legacy Classic took place on Sunday, September 15th. In the end, Aiden Brier won the Legacy Open with a four-color control deck, only missing white The deck aims to win primarily through[...]
MagicFest Birmingham logo
The Hogaak deck is an archetype-forming Magic deck that has been showing strong numbers in Modern tournaments since its release in June Nielsen happened to be using a Hogaak deck in the finals, and this meant a clear shot at victory for Kear-Smith. Source: Scryfall.com Kear-Smith's deckbuilding choices appear specifically to attempt to counteract the Hogaak menace,[...]
"Arisen Necropolis" Takes MagicFest Minneapolis - "Magic: The Gathering"
The more things in the Magic: the Gathering tournament scene change, the more it seems they stay the same. credit//WotC Justin Plocher defeated Jonathan Corzo in the Modern finals at MagicFest Minneapolis on Sunday, August 11th Both players used variants of the infuriatingly-popular Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis decklist Plocher used a variant that manages to power out a[...]
200th Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series: Day 1 in Columbus
This weekend, we travel to a very curious location to hold a major tournament in Columbus, Ohio to attend the 200th Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series We were invited by Konami to come out and check out this historic tournament, which was also taking place in two other countries simultaneously in the Netherlands and Mexico Today was the[...]
Virginia Madden NFL 19 Tournament Increases Security As Shooting Response
In the wake of yesterday's shooting in Florida at a Madden NFL 19 tournament, FIAD Entertainment Group has increased security to their event The group will be holding a tournament as part of a larger event called GEXCon, the company apparently made a quick decision to immediately beef security up after they heard of the events[...]
Watch A Newcomer Take Down A 'Smash Bros.' Legend
 It doesn't help that the guy wears a scarf to most of his tournaments, looking like a Bond villain about to tell you his plan to kill you Like how he taunted a player for going 3-0. Taunting after 3-0? 🤔 Next set might get cursed https://t.co/5PWYYLqAey — Bear (@BearUNLV) March 25, 2017 We don't have anything personal against[...]
Watch One Of The Best 'Overwatch' Reinhardt Plays From APEX
Last week we talked about the amazing work of Meta Athena as they basically crush their way through the Overwatch APEX Tournament with oddball styles While we wait to see if it will carry them to the finals, we already have half of the final picture in place as another longshot team just stamped their ticket to[...]