AuthorMarijn Lybaert

With four Pro Tour T8s and a Grand Prix finals appearance already under his belt, Marijn Lybaert sits at the forefront of the next generation of Belgian Pros.

Humans In Honolulu

What was the most played deck at Pro Tour Dark Ascension? Humans! Marijn Lybaert goes over why he chose to go with the masses and details a sideboard plan for SCG Open: Memphis this weekend.

Two Decks For Worlds

Marijn Lybaert did not have a successful last Worlds, but he did find two decks that, with some patching up, could be excellent choices for your next Standard or Modern event. Check out U/W Humans and U/B Control.

My Pro Tour, Your Pro Tour

11:30 am on Saturday, and you pick up your fourth loss at PT Philadelphia. Your opponent is at five life, but for four turns in a row you fail to draw that much needed fifth land to cast the Lava Axe hiding in your hand.

Losing Is Winning: Belgian Nationals

Marijn Lybaert is one of the most consistently good players on the Pro Tour. But when things take a down swing, how does he pick himself back up? This article demonstrates the pro mentality to winning and losing.

Feature Article – Playing Zoo at Grand Prix: Madrid

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Friday, March 26th – Marijn Lybaert rocked to Grand Prix: Madrid with a Zoo deck and a desire for fun. While his Grand Prix performance didn’t set the world alight, he did learn some valuable lessons about beatdown in Magic’s Hottest Format. He shares his thoughts on the deck, and his play-by-play game walkthroughs, today!

Feature Article – Green/White/Black in Standard

Wednesday, March 17th – With Standard operating under a strict Jund regime, a number of strategies have arisen to combat this tricolor behemoth. Marijn Lybaert ran Green/White at Pro Tour: San Diego, and today he updates his list with a touch of Black and explains the pertinent sideboard strategies. Is this the Jund-killing deck that the metagame desires?

Feature Article – Marijn’s Worlds *Top 8*

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Thursday, December 3rd – At this year’s World Championships in Rome, Marijn Lybaert sprinted out to 11-0 before anyone could stop him. In his entertaining tournament report today, he shares the stories of that amazing run, and the tales of woe when the wheels began to fall from his wagon. Of course, we know he made Top 8 in the end… Enjoy!

Feature Article – Marijn’s Jund

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Thursday, November 26th – At Worlds, Marijn Lybaert seemed unstoppable, in the Swiss rounds at least. Flying in the face of naysayers, he picked up the best deck in the format and ran it to a straight 6-0 record. Today, he shares his take on the popular strategy, plus his latest build and sideboarding plans!

Feature Article – Learning From a Bad Tournament

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Monday, October 26th – Pro Tour: Austin was Marijn Lybaert’s worst tournament for quite some time. However, instead of focussing on the bad beats and sick topdecks, Marijn blames himself, and his lack of adequate preparation. Today, he outlines his preparation process for the PT, in the hope that we can avoid falling into similar traps…

Feature Article – Non-Combo Elves in Standard

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Tuesday, September 15th – While Zendikar’s arrival, and the departure of Lorwyn/Shadowmoor, promises to change the face of Standard, there’s life in the old format yet. Marijn Lybaert brings us Mono Green Aggro Elves ready to kick ass and take names in any Standard tournaments that take place before the rotation.

Feature Article – Legacy Merfolk in Action *Top 8*

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Friday, May 1st – In this week’s Feature Article, Belgian pro Marijn Lybaert takes us through a recent Legacy tournament in which he placed highly with Merfolk. Marijn shares a round-by-round commentary, his thoughts on the decklist, and an updated version for those of us with Legacy tournaments on the horizon…