Andreas Ganz took down GP Charlotte with Ad Nauseam, and Simon Slutsky conquered Los Angeles with Merfolk. 13-year-old Ethan Brown became the youngest player to reach a Grand Prix finals, piloting Affinity in LA. If you missed any of our coverage from GP LA you can watch all 29 matches we covered on YouTube.
The full card image gallery for Eternal Masters is now available. The set releases on June 10, 2016.
5 Articles from Around the Web
If you’ve never had the chance to catch Mark Rosewater’s blog, you’re missing out. He answers reader questions about Magic’s design, from hypothetical cards to artwork to story questions.
Who better to cover the return of Magic’s most powerful planeswalker of all time than the Innovator himself? Jace, the Mind Sculptor is in Eternal Masters, and Patrick lays out the historic dominance of the card.
The stated purpose of Eternal Masters was to make Legacy more accessible, and SaffronOlive takes a look at which decks might now be truly affordable.
Get a look at what might have happened at GP Charlotte from behind the scorekeeper’s station. There are a ton of factors that can cause delays in an event, and J. Dery speculates about the cause of one this massive.
Tin Fins is one of the craziest decks in a format full of wild brews. A storm combo deck in the end, Boston Schatteman shows you how to build your own Yawgmoth’s Bargain with Griselbrand and Shallow Grave.
5 Post from ChannelFireball You Shouldn’t Miss
Paul Cheon’s affectionately named “Chlog” is one of the best ways to get a look inside the life of a Pro Magic player, as he travels to LA in an attempt to win some points on Modern Weekend.
I did a double-take when I saw this one in the queue—I assumed Reid had just named his files incorrectly. Nope. Sure enough, Reid’s getting the most out of Demonic Pact before it rotates out.
5 words: Greatest Thief in the Multiverse.
My favorite article of the week—and not just because I got a shout-out for our GP LA coverage. Frank is one of the best writers out there and this article is a testament to that—a delightful review of Modern weekend with a perfect mix of analysis and storylines.
Once you get into Legacy with all these sweet new Eternal Masters cards, you’re going to need to beat Miracles. Andrea shows you 6 lists to do it with.
— Melissa DeTora (@MelissaDeTora) May 9, 2016
— Mark Rosewater (@maro254) May 24, 2016
— Magic the Amateuring (@MtACast) May 24, 2016
— Matt Sperling (@mtg_law_etc) May 23, 2016
Make fun of Merfolk on stream on Wednesday, watch it win #GPLA on Sunday. The cycle of life.
— Luis Scott-Vargas (@lsv) May 23, 2016
Research by William Lamping.