Store Championship Weekend: Rivals of Ixalan

April 6, 2018

Join us for a weekend of action-packed events, and compete to claim the title of Store Champion!

Standard Format
Saturday, April 7
Greenfield & Bayshore

Sealed Format
Sunday, April 8


Tournament Prizes
All participants will receive a full-art …

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Dominaria: Midnight Prerelease at Greenfield

March 29, 2018

We’re going back to Dominaria, and we’re going back at Midnight!

Join us at our Greenfield location for this exhilarating late-night event, where you’ll get to open packs the moment Dominaria prerelease weekend officially begins.

Registration: 11:30PM on Friday, …

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FNM Promos Return in Dominaria

March 23, 2018

We’re back to promos at Friday Night Magic in Dominaria—and we couldn’t have asked for a better trio to come back to!

Play in Friday Night Magic events for a chance to take home these alternate-border versions of Opt, Cast …

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Magic Ruling: Traitorous Fish!

February 23, 2018

This week’s ruling is quick, but tricky!

We have Mutiny in our hand.

Our opponent has Fleet Swallower and Master of Waves. (It’s not looking good)

Even though the Master of Waves has protection from red, can we cast Mutiny …

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PPTQ Weekend – Standard – March 3 & 4, 2018

February 13, 2018

We’ve got a pair of upcoming Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers (PPTQs) in one Magic-packed weekend!

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Board Game Barrister – Bayshore

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Board Game Barrister – Greenfield

Make a play for the regional PTQ …

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Magic Ruling: Turning your Back on Devotion

February 9, 2018

You control Liliana, Heretical Healer. You then transform her into Liliana, Defiant Necromancer.

If you use the second ability of Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx—selecting the color black—will Liliana contribute to your devotion?


The answer? No, she will not.


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Summer Camps for Gamers Announced for 2018

February 6, 2018

I’m excited to announce our lineup of 2018 Summer Camps!

This June and July, my fellow Barristers and I will host a variety of one-week-long camps for gamers who want to become, well, bigger gamers! We’re excited to bring our …

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Magic Ruling: Blood Sun on the Quarry

January 19, 2018

Let’s look at a really straightforward, but very important ruling this week.

You cast Blood Sun. It resolves.

You play your land for turn: Stone Quarry.

Does Stone Quarry enter the battlefield tapped?


The answer? No!

You have successfully

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Standard Showdown: Overlooked and Underrated

January 17, 2018

One of the most overlooked events in our weekly Magic lineup, Standard Showdown is a weekly opportunity to hone your Standard deck between FNMs—and most players leave with great prize support week in and week out.

So why aren’t players …

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Tribal Highlight: Pirates with Barrister Andy

We’ve only got two days to wait before we celebrate the arrival of Rivals of Ixalan! Before we spend the weekend opening packs and immersing ourselves in the wonders of Ixalan, I wanted to take some time to …

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