Craig Wescoe has been involved in competitive Magic for over a decade, having competed in more than a dozen Pro Tours and a pair of Grand Prix Top 8s. Since his recent return to competitive Magic he finished 99th at PT Honolulu, 37th at Worlds and 4th at PT San Diego.
Thursday, August 12th – Green, much maligned through the history of Magic, is currently taking a stranglehold. A host of Tier 1 decks call on the color of nature in order to form the spine of their strategy. Can Green be defeated? A dedicated U/W Control mage believes that all is not lostâ€¦
Tuesday, August 10th – In this weekâ€™s insightful edition of Wesconomics, Craig discusses the difference between hoarding and liquidating your card collection at any given time. When is the best time to hide your cards away in a binder, and when is the best time to trade away your hot mythics? Craig reveals allâ€¦
Thursday, August 5th – Itâ€™s fair to say that Craig Wescoe has had an eventful week. Today, he shares his thoughts on the powerful Counter Top strategy, and on Legacy in general. He provides a sideboarding guide to a number of pertinent matchups, and explores the ethos that underpins the format as a whole.
Thursday, August 5th – This past weekend at Grand Prix Columbus in the final round of Swiss I was paired against Drew Levin and we were playing for Top 8. He won the match, and then afterwards made a commentâ€¦
Monday, August 2nd – In the first of a new financial-based column, Craig Wescoe presents a seven-step method of maximizing your profits from our glorious game! From buying your first booster to making a massive profit, Craig leads the wayâ€¦
Thursday, July 29th – In last weekâ€™s edition of The Wescoe Connection, Craig Wescoe suggested a clear direction in which he felt the Standard metagame was developing. Last weekend, he put his knowledge to good use and took home a PTQ victory! Today, he investigates the many faces of Blue/White Control, and shares his deck and sideboarding tips along the way.
Thursday, July 22nd – In this informative article, Craig Wescoe explores the skill of adapting to a shifting metagame. With the internet and Magic Online speeding metagame shifts on an almost daily basis, the ability to shift gears and make optimal choices are the first step on the journey towards a blue envelope. Let Craig Wescoe lead the way!
Thursday, July 15th – With the Standard format receiving a Core Set shot in the arm, the current Decks To Beat face fresh challenges in the build department. New options can spell new directions, and while Jund with M11 is similar to decks of old, the new M11 sheen asks questions of pilots and opponents alike. Craig Wescoe presents his new list, and talks us through the salient strategic decisions.
Thursday, July 8th – With M11 waiting in the wings, the current Best Deck in Standard is up for debate. Today, Craig Wescoe states his case for Persecutor Jund, and he has some excellent numbers to back his boast. He also touches on the subject of Good Cards, and their place in a deckbuilderâ€™s arsenal.
Thursday, July 1st – With the current Standard format entering its Last Hurrah, old warhorses such as Jund are plowing ahead, looking for vital edges to catapult them atop the field once more. Craig Wescoe rocked Persecutor Jund at the StarCityGames.com St. Louis Standard Open, to great effect. He discusses the deck today, along with M11 cards, before presenting a bonus video interview!