AuthorRoss Merriam

Ross Merriam has been a fixture on the SCG Tour since 2012 and is one of its most decorated players with over twenty top 8s. He currently serves as the beardliest member of Team BCW and a content creator for StarCityGames.com, focusing on the Modern format as well as Magic fundamentals and theory designed to help you elevate your game.

VS Live! In Pursuit Of Pioneer

Corey Baumeister and Ross Merriam continue their Pioneer MTG battles with three more intriguing matchups. Can Winota, Joiner of Forces beat a deck full of Vampires?

VS Live! Pioneer Makes A Comeback

Pioneer MTG returns to VS Live! Corey Baumeister and Ross Merriam battle with a mix of established and up-and-coming decks to celebrate a format on the rise.

VS Live! Tier 2 Modern Decks Take Over

Who says Tier 1 decks get to have all the Modern MTG fun? Corey Baumeister and Ross Merriam break out their favorite Tier 2 decks for a trio of battles.

Buy Or Sell: New Modern Innovations

Last week’s Modern MTG events saw lots of small surprises, but will they stick? Ross Merriam highlights four notable results and explains why he’s a seller or a buyer.

VS Live! Modern Not-So-Secret Santa

It’s a holiday treat as Corey Baumeister and Ross Merriam give each other Modern decks as presents, from combo delights to Golgari Elves.

VS Live! Modern Misfits

Corey Baumeister and Ross Merriam battle with six oddball Modern decks from recent Magic Online events!