For the time being, the Academy news page will not be updated regularly, but rather only with the most important Academy and Magic Online announcements. Thank you for your understanding. We may begin again in the future.
Theros Previews Underway, Prerelease Events Begin October 4 ~ New Account Signup Process Improvements ~ Magic Online Cube Returns September 25 ~ Weekend's Events ~ Products Going Off-Sale in Magic Online Store ~ Event Coverage Decklist Updates ~ Downtime Notes for September 11, 2013
The growth in attendance at Grand Prix around the world demonstrates the ever-increasing appetite for players to have a competitive arena in which to test their skills. With forty-six Grand Prix across twenty-one countries and a variety of formats, this slate of events does just that.
Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters Arrives This Friday ~ Play Against R&D This Friday, September 6 ~ Theros Preview ~ Magic Online Cube Format Pairing Poll Results ~ This Weekend's Events ~ Grants to Be Made During September 4 Downtime ~ Downtime Notes for September 4, 2013
In the end it was a final between Red/Green Slivers and Blue/Black control, a strong contender for the best deck of the format. Italian gentleman Marco Cammilluzzi fought valiantly, but finally it was Russian Anatoly Chuhwichev who rode his Air Servant to victory.
Tune in to Twitch.tv/magic today at 11 a.m. Pacific, 2 p.m. Eastern, to watch the Community play against the Wizards team. In the broadcasting booth are: Brian David-Marshall, Marshall Sutcliffe, Rashad Miller, Graham Stark, and James Turner.
Mark Rosewater reveals a few interesting information about the upcoming set "Theros" in his newest column on the mothership. Find the original article on http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/mm/262
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From the Vault: Twenty Goes On Sale This Friday at 10:00 AM PDT! ~ Pro Tour Born of the Gods Qualifiers Begin Sunday, August 25 ~ Modern Masters Mondays Coming in September ~ MOCS Season 10 Promo Card: Underground Sea! ~ September MOPR Promo Cards ~ Community Cup: Meet Your Wizards Opponents! ~ Magic 2013 Products to be Removed from Store ~ Release
PAX Prime runs August 30 through September 2, 2013, and is just around the corner! For those of you who have your badges from our friends over at Penny Arcade, here's the low-down on everything you need to know about Magic at the convention.