Magic aficionado and, technically, a lawyer. Currently winning tournaments in Europe. Also losing tournaments in Europe.

Hey, thanks for checking out our site! This is the home of the MTG Grindcast, the spikiest Magic: the Gathering podcast around, with a special focus on the SCG Tour. We’re a podcast by Magic players, for Magic players, and we try every week to bring you the most up to date analyses of the formats, razor’s edge technology, and all the other things we learn going to way, way too many tournaments each weekend.

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Grindcast Episode 150: M21 Constructed Set Review!

M21 is here, and Chris and Collins are taking a look! How much will a set full of Baneslayers impact a meta full of Elspeth Conquers Death? Let’s find...

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Grindcast Episode 149: Reclaiming Standard (and Spoilers!)

We’re in a gap week: two PTs last weekend, two PTs this weekend. What can we learn in the meantime? Well, Temur Rec is pretty good. Pretty really good....

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Grindcast Episode 148: Sharking the PT (with Zan Syed)

Zan is hanging out with us as he shares his prep for the PT–which he says will be defined by misinformation. Come get the scoop on standard and stick...

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Grindcast Episode 147: Com-ban-ions

That big announcement is here and it’s a wild one! A couple of bans to standard and historic, and a companion nerf to every format. But is it enough?...

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Grindcast Episode 146: You’ve just been Organized Played

Big changes for Organized Play, some of them unavoidable, some of them…extremely avoidable. Lee and CCR sit down and talk over everything that’s happened in this very full week....

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Grindcast Episode 145: Rakdos is Back-dos (with Lee McLeod!)

Collins had to sit this one out so Lee joins CCR to talk modern in a world of…Rakdos prowess and Temur Scapeshift? Plus, bans! Arena opens! And our top...

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