Ryan Schwenk's first sealed deck tournament was Ice Age while in elementary school, but after quitting he got back involved with Shards of Alara. He lived in Japan from 2005-2008 and recently moved back in 2010. He's actively involved in the Standard Magic scene around Nagoya and thinks that, as an American, his biggest Magic accomplishment to date is playing matches entirely in Japanese.
The final WMCQ in Japan this year took place in Nagoya last weekend, and American Ryan Schwenk was able to attend. See which decks made the Top 8 to get a feel for the Standard metagame in Nagoya, Japan.
American Magic player Ryan Schwenk took his U/R Titan Control deck to Game Day in Nagoya, Japan. Read about what decks he faced, how his matches played out, and how the Standard metagame is looking in Japan.
American Magic player Ryan Schwenk gives you another look at the Standard metagame he’s a part of in Japan before Avacyn Restored was released. If you like control, he recommends trying White Artifact Control at your next Standard tournament.
Ryan Schwenk is an American Magic player who currently lives in Nagoya, Japan. Being actively involved in the Standard Magic scene there, today he shares with you the current Standard metagame as he sees it in Nagoya.