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Simon Nielsen

Rhythm of the Wild by Tomasz Jedruszek
DecktechStandard
January 19, 2019

This is the Rhythm of the Wild

While I might have expressed my love for Snubhorn Sentry in an earlier article, what really gets me into the rhythm is Stomping Ground and everything that entails. I’ve played…
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Mental Health Maximize Velocity by Svetlin Velinov
StandardTeam Snapcardster
January 12, 2019

Maximize 2019 – Simon’s New Year’s Resolutions Part 2

Last week I went in depth on one of my Magic New Year’s resolutions and described how I want to get better at Sealed. And you can bet your old…
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Sealed Away by Joseph Meehan
EvergreenLimited
January 3, 2019

Sealed Away 2019 – Simon’s New Year’s Resolutions Part 1

2018 has been the best year of my life so far. I won a Grand Prix, got to pay off all my debts, stabilize myself financially to finally, say that…
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World Magic Cup Carnage Tyrant by Yeong-Hao Han
DecktechStandardTournament
December 30, 2018

Finding the Best Standard Decks in the World (Magic Cup)

Christmas is now in the rearview mirror, and so is the very last World Magic Cup. As a Scandinavian it was weird to sit outside at a café this far…
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Valakut Scapeshift by Daniel Ljunggren
DecktechEvergreenModernVideo
December 3, 2018

How Valakut allows you to focus on the important decisions

Modern will be the focus of the European tournament scene again this weekend at GP Liverpool. With the format as wide open as it is, deck selection is not easy…
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Selesnya Emmara-Soul-of-the-Accord by Mark Winters
DecktechLimited
November 9, 2018

Conclave Mastery – How to draft Selesnya

It wasn't long after a member of our testing team had declared Selesnya unplayable in draft that I tried the archetype for the first time (partly because I wanted to…
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Black-Green Midrange by Simon Nielsen
DecktechMagic ArenaVideo
October 25, 2018

Black-Green Vraska MTG Arena Gameplay with Simon Nielsen

Black-green is the name of the game as Golgari decks are the strongest Standard archetype going into the first Grand Prix weekend to feature Guilds of Ravnica in Standard after the…
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Gruul-Exploriments with Simon Nielsen
DecktechMagic ArenaStandard
October 19, 2018

Green-Red Exploriments MTG Arena Gameplay with Simon Nielsen

In his article earlier this week, Grand Prix Champion Simon Nielsen explored Standard decklists with Wildgrowth Walker. One of those lists was a green-red midrange deck featuring Experimental Frenzy which…
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Wildgrowth Walker by Ryan Alexander Lee
DecktechStandard
October 16, 2018

Take a Walk on the Wildgrowth Side

Grand Prix Champion Simon Nielsen takes a Walk on the Wilgrowth side today and guides us through three different deck approaches that feature the explore payoff card. Get ready for…
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