The Chalice 2019

Card Kingdom Community, Events, Fundraiser

Card Kingdom and our Engage team are bringing the Magic: The Gathering community together in the spirit of giving with The Chalice! Sixteen prominent members of the Magic community will face off in a three-week-long fundraiser for SeriousFun Children’s Network, culminating in a day-long tournament hosted at Mox Boarding House Bellevue and streamed at twitch.tv/cardkingdom on Sunday, October 27. Our …

Breaking Through with Ally Warfield

Hallie Santo Community

Ally Warfield is one of the Magic community’s rising stars. She’s a member of Team Nova, a content creator, and one of the Magic Twittersphere’s most prolific personalities. And now, with a Top 4 finish at MagicFest Indianapolis under her belt, she’ll soon be a Mythic Championship competitor. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Ally about her whirlwind …

A Beginner’s Guide to Magic Formats

Mara Katz Community

There are a lot of different ways to play Magic. Each format has its own deckbuilding requirements and expects players to invest different amounts of time and money into preparing for and playing Magic. As a result, some formats appeal more to new players, and some to more experienced players. This article will go through the most popular Magic formats …

An Intro to Oathbreaker

Bradley Rose Community, Strategy

“My Squirrels get +10/+10, trample, and haste.” I said this to an opponent while playing one of many Oathbreaker games at MagicFest Seattle. Before that weekend, I had never played this command-zone-oriented format. But by the time the Fest was over, I had played eight Oathbreaker matches and was completely sold on it. Not sure what Oathbreaker is? Interested in …

What Sparks You?

Card Kingdom Community

War of the Spark is fast approaching, and the Magic community’s enthusiasm about the new set has been off the charts. We’ve been following along each day as the story unfolds, all while brainstorming what kinds of decks we’ll build with the newest cards. Magic inspires us in so many ways, and it’s always a pleasure for us to see …

MTGNerdGirl and the Mythic Invitational

Card Kingdom Community

The Mythic Invitational – Wizards of the Coast’s first major tournament held on MTG Arena – begins this Friday at PAX East. The members of the Magic Pro League, the top eight ranked Constructed players in MTG Arena, and dozens of accomplished content creators will compete for their share of a $1 million prize pool. One of those content creators …

Autumn Burchett on Representation in Magic

Chantelle Campbell Community

In case you missed it, something monumental happened this weekend. It was the 91st Oscars, and attendees did not come to play. Billy Porter rocked the runway in a custom Christian Siriano haute couture gown, Hannah Beachler and Ruth E. Carter earned Marvel its first Oscars (the first African-American women to win Oscars in their categories, and the first to …

Community Spotlight: TJ Rogers

Card Kingdom Community

Community Spotlight is back! While we spent much of October highlighting our major community tournament, The Chalice, we’re turning the spotlight on one of the voices of the event: TJ Rogers! TJ is a commentator, streamer, and podcaster whose star has been on the rise for the past year. While he’s been traveling the country commentating Grand Prix this year, …

Community Spotlight: Ashlen Rose

Card Kingdom Community

This month, we’re shining our community spotlight on Magic cosplayer and streamer Ashlen Rose! Ashlen was one of our guests on Local Game Show and will be competing in The Chalice this fall, so we wanted to give you an opportunity to get to know her better. Read our interview with her below to find out how she got into …

Card Kingdom Affiliates: Cassius Marsh

Card Kingdom Community

We’re pleased to welcome the newest member of the Card Kingdom family: King Cash himself, Cassius Marsh! Though he’s best known as a defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers, Magic players will know Cassius as a recurring guest on Game Knights, The Command Zone’s Commander gameplay series. We got to know Cassius two years ago, when he was playing …