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AuthorBrad Nelson

2010 Player of the Year Brad Nelson started his Pro Tour career as FffreaK on Magic Online and quickly catapulted to the top of international Magic success. He won GP DC, the 2014 Star City Games Players' Championship, and was 2nd at PT Amsterdam. He conquered Grand Prix Omaha in 2017 without dropping a single match, one week after winning the SCG Tour event in Baltimore. He now lives in the Pacific Northwest producing top-notch video and article content.

What Is Winning?

Player of the Year Brad Nelson delves into what winning means to him, why it means different things to different people, and how you should view winning in order to stay sane and validated in this hard knock life.

What Is Winning?

Player of the Year Brad Nelson delves into what winning means to him, why it means different things to different people, and how you should view winning in order to stay sane and validated in this hard knock life.

Karn Liberated In Standard

Brad Nelson took on the challenge of building a deck with Karn Liberated. Did he succeed? Take a look at these three brews and try them out for yourself!

Karn Liberated In Standard

Brad Nelson took on the challenge of building a deck with Karn Liberated. Did he succeed? Take a look at these three brews and try them out for yourself!

New Phyrexian Updates To Caw-Blade

Thursday, April 28 – New Phyrexia will have a huge impact on Caw-Blade, both detrimental and beneficial. Brad Nelson discusses the cards that will both plague and boost the reigning deck of Standard.

New Phyrexian Updates To Caw-Blade

Thursday, April 28 – New Phyrexia will have a huge impact on Caw-Blade, both detrimental and beneficial. Brad Nelson discusses the cards that will both plague and boost the reigning deck of Standard.

Grixis Tezzeret In SOM Block

Thursday, April 21 – Brad Nelson is starting to get into Scars of Mirrodin Block and is finding it tons of fun! Spice up your Magic experience and play a format without Hawks or Jaces.

Grixis Tezzeret In SOM Block

Thursday, April 21 – Brad Nelson is starting to get into Scars of Mirrodin Block and is finding it tons of fun! Spice up your Magic experience and play a format without Hawks or Jaces.

MTGO Video with U/B Control (SOM Block)

Wednesday, April 20 – Scars of Mirrodin Block Constructed is a popular format on Magic Online and one of the cheapest ways to make tickets and QPs. Brad Nelson decides to give it a shot for the first time with this winning U/B list.

MTGO Video with U/B Control (SOM Block)

Wednesday, April 20 – Scars of Mirrodin Block Constructed is a popular format on Magic Online and one of the cheapest ways to make tickets and QPs. Brad Nelson decides to give it a shot for the first time with this winning U/B list.

Do The Wave! (U/G Genesis Wave In Standard)

Friday, March 18 – Brad Nelson goes step by step through his multi-part deckbuilding and tuning process, starting with an initial U/G Genesis Wave build and running it through the gauntlet. See how the Player of the Year works his magic!

None Of The Answers

Friday, March 11 – Sometimes, even the best players, even Players of the Year, don’t have all the answers. Instead, there are questions. Brad asks some poignant ones about Standard and Extended.

Cawvenge

Thursday, March 3 – Brad Nelson, Player of the Year, writes about a deck that trumps the new U/W Mystic deck in Extended that’s been winning online. Vengevine, go!

GP Denver Sealed Walkthrough

Thursday, February 24 – Reigning Player of the Year Brad Nelson walks you through how he built his GP Denver Sealed pool. Looking to win a bunch of packs in those MTGO Mirrodin Besieged release events? Then read on!

The Ultimate Showdown in Paris

Friday, February 18 – Congratulations to our 2010 Player of the Year, Brad Nelson! The final stand between Brad and Guillaume Matignon culminated in a historic finish in Paris – read about Brad’s journey to winning Player of the Year.