The World Championships are this weekend, and the format is Standard. Given that we don’t really have GP-level events yet (though SCG and CFB are trying!) and the maze to professional play is confusing, I normally wouldn’t be paying attention to Standard.
However, it’s a harbinger. I want to look for two things from these decklists, and from this event: What’s powerful from Standard that’s in Midnight Hunt (because that’s a set that’s legal for the next TWO years!) and what’s underpriced that’s poised to take a jump. Let’s dive in, shall we?
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Cliff (@WordOfCommander) has been writing for MTGPrice since 2013, and is an eager Commander player, Draft enthusiast, and Cube fanatic. A high school science teacher by day, he’s also the official substitute teacher of the MTG Fast Finance podcast. If you’re ever at a GP and you see a giant flashing ‘CUBE DRAFT’ sign, go over, say hi, and be ready to draft.