Magic Player Rewards Newsletter Issue 3

Posted in Feature on April 23, 2004

By Wizards of the Coast

Volume 1 - Issue 3

Welcome to Regionals
by Brian David-Marshall
There has been a lot of discussion on the various Magic websites—including—about the decks you should be playing with or preparing against for North American Regional Championships. The decks have been dissected and the format distilled down to its essential elements but little has been written about the tournaments themselves. I am sure that many of you already know what Regionals are and have made your decision to attend. All of you can just look below and read Alex’s article about what decks you might want to be playing. If you are unsure as to what Regionals is or are on the fence about attending you should keep on reading. MORE

The Regionals Primer
by Alex Shvartsman
Regionals is the greatest opportunity to play Standard most of us get all year. Sure, there are Nationals and Worlds where the format is played at a much higher level – but Regionals is the most important and largest Standard event that is open to the public. Most of the people who are reading this article plan on attending, so I will do my best to update you on what are the best decks you might face – or play – out there. While theorizing about the best deck is fun, nothing beats actual playtesting. Therefore all deck lists I am going to present to you here are going to be decks that actually qualified for Nationals. MORE

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