The Quest to Beat BG -or- The Fifteen-Card Sideboard

Hi! If you don’t know me, my name’s Paul Mitchell and I’m a competitive Magic player in Melbourne, Australia. I’m a fan of oldschool theories and concepts, especially when they’re relevant in current formats and metagames, so if you’re interested in that kind of thing (or just want to check out my take on Standard and other constructed formats) I’ll try to make the history books as interesting as possible right here on TGM!

If you’ve been keeping up with Aether Revolt Standard since the Pro Tour, you are probably familiar with the three-deck paradigm that many have put forward to describe how the Tier-1 decks of the format shape up against each other:

BG Snek > Mardu Vehicles > Copycat

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