MKM Series Milan 2017 Coverage

Event Coverage of the MKM Series Milan

Legacy Coverage

Modern Coverage

Standard Coverage

Vintage Coverage

The MKM Series Milan 2017 is underway!

This weekend, we'll be playing plenty of Magic in the beautiful Italian city Milan. Join us for three days full of action packed card flopping and see which players will rise to the occasion to become our next four MKM Series Champions!

Below, you can find direct links to all the articles and features of our coverage for the four main events. Some of these links might be dead just now, so you'll have to stay a bit more patient and check back at a later point in time as we're busy updating the coverage as the action unfolds.

Final: Marius Hausmann vs. Martin Kral

Marius Hausmann finished third after eight rounds of swiss and then smashed through the Top 8 with an amazing 4-0 record. His opponent Martin Kral defeated Andrej Rutar’s colorless Eldrazi deck in the semifinal with his Omnitell deck. Now both players were in their...

Semifinal: Andrej Rutar vs. Martin Kral

Meanwhile on the other side of the bracket these two players had won their respective quarterfinal matches. Andrej Rutar played colorless Eldrazi, while Martin Kral tried to cheat in big creatures via Show and Tell or Sneak Attack. Game 1 Both players kept their...

Quarterfinal: Rodrigo Togores vs. Ivan Cane

Rodrigo Togores won the Legacy Grand Prix in Prague back in 2016 with his Storm deck. Today he played the same deck although he adjusted the main deck and the sideboard for the new metagame. His opponent Ivan Cane brought Eldrazi Ramp to the table. Game 1 Togores kept...

Deck feature: Food Chain with Marius Hausmann

With only three copies in the tournament Food Chain decks were a rare archetype at the MagicCardMarket Series Milan 2017. It might not be a deck everybody first thinks about when the Legacy format is mentioned but don’t get fooled by just looking numbers and...

Quick Questions: Favored players

Before the MagicCardMarket Series Milan 2017 Legacy main event started I spotted some Magic pro players as well as famous players from previous MagicCardMarket Series events. So I didn’t hesitate and jumped at the opportunity to ask them some quick questions at MKMS...

Quick Questions: Best deck and relevant cards

Before the MagicCardMarket Series Milan 2017 Legacy main event started I spotted some Magic pro players as well as famous players from previous MagicCardMarket Series events. So I didn’t hesitate and jumped at the opportunity to ask them some quick questions at MKMS...

Artist Interview: Bryon Wackwitz

If you like the Old School format you will know his art. Even if you play formats like Legacy and Modern you will know his art. One of our featured artists on site this weekend is Bryon Wackwitz. He is one of the first 49 founding artists for Magic:The Gathering and...

Previously at the MKM Series: Legacy in Prague

On the eve of the Legacy main event here at the MKM Series Milan 2017, we decided to take a look at what happened before. Sixteen weeks ago, players from all over Europe gathered in Prague for the fifth and final stop of the MKM Series 2017, including 216 Legacy...

Legacy Trial Winning Decklists

While some players celebrated the release date of Magic’s Modern Masters 2017 Edition, others celebrated Legacy. A total of 19 competitors gathered on Friday to fight for their final chance to earn at least one bye for the Legacy main event on Sunday. After five...

Modern Coverage of the MKM Series Milan 2017

Final: Domenico Di Noia vs. Riccardo Cecolin

This was it. After eight rounds of Swiss plus quarter- and semifinals, with 115 others eliminated, it all came down to one more match to determine the Modern champion. To be precise, it came down to an Affinity mirror match. However, these two Affinity decks likely...

Semifinal: Domenico Di Noia vs. Nicolas Duguet

Meanwhile on the other side of the bracket these two players had won their respective quarterfinal matches. Both used the power of artifacts to defeat their opponents. Domenico Di Noia chose the aggressive nature of artifacts and decided to play an Affinity deck. In...

Quarterfinal: Angelo Cadei vs. Riccardo Cecolin

This was not the first time in the Top 8 at the MKM Series for Angelo Cadei. He had lost in the finals of the Modern main event at MKM Series Madrid 2015 and walked away with the winner's trophy in Legacy at MKM Series Prague 2016. His previous accomplishments weren't...

Artist Interview: Bryon Wackwitz

If you like the Old School format you will know his art. Even if you play formats like Legacy and Modern you will know his art. One of our featured artists on site this weekend is Bryon Wackwitz. He is one of the first 49 founding artists for Magic:The Gathering and...

Run of the Mill with David Teich

A surprisingly large number of people came to MKM Series Milan 2017 to play Mill in Modern. Okay, the actual number was three, but a surprise it was nevertheless. The strategy, named for the original {Millstone}, was often made fun of in the past, because milling in...

Modern Trial Winning Decklists

Today is not only the release date for Magic’s Modern Masters 2017 Edition but also the last MKMS Milan Trial day. A total of 24 Modern players took their chance to earn a bye for the Modern main event on Saturday. After five rounds of great battles and mind games the...

Previously at the MKM Series: Modern in Prague

On the eve of the Modern main event here at the MKM Series Milan 2017, we decided to take a look at what happened before. Sixteen weeks ago, players from all over Europe gathered in Prague for the fifth and final stop of the MKM Series 2017, including 290 masters of...

Standard Coverage of the MKM Series Milan 2017

Final: Manfredi Re vs. Andrea Dorigo

These two players had stood the test of, well, five rounds plus quarter- and semifinals and had bested nineteen other players. Now they were locked in one final, deadly battle for fame, fortune, and the grand prize of €500 in MagicCardMarket credit. Manfredi Re...

Semifinal: Andrea Dorigo vs. Krister Haas

Now it was time to see how Andrea Dorigo's white-blue-black control deck held up against Mardu Ballista. Dorigo was just as curious as we were, greeting his opponent with: "First Mardu of the day!" "Really? How did you dodge all the Mardu decks?" asked an incredulous...

Quarterfinal: Paul Avart vs. Andrea Dorigo

France's Paul Avart had played Lantern Control in the previous day's Modern main event, but mentioned that things hadn't worked out well for him then. Today, in Standard, he was playing more of a mainstream deck and promptly made his first Top 8 at the MKM Series. In...

Previously at the MKM Series: Standard in Prague

On the eve of the Standard main event here at the MKM Series Milan 2017, we decided to take a look at what happened before. Sixteen weeks ago, players from all over Europe gathered in Prague for the fifth and final stop of the MKM Series 2017, including 73 stars of...

Vintage Coverage of the MKM Series Milan 2017

Final: Luca Lovino vs. Rüdiger Hesse

Before Luca Lovino and Rüdiger Hesse started to fight for the MagicCardMarket Series Milan Vintage final it was time for some small talk. They both admitted that they playtested against each other during the day. Lovino was confident about the final because he had won...

Semifinal: Joan Mateo vs. Rüdiger Hesse

In this semifinal match, Italian Joan Mateo met Germany's Rüdiger Hesse. Hesse had brought the Eldrazi, backed up by hatebears like {Thalia, Guardian of Thraben}, while Mateo was playing {Monastery Mentor}, one of the most popular decks of the format. "Buona …...

Quarterfinal: Andrea Mengucci vs. Luca Lovino

In the first Vintage Top 8 match of the MagicCardMarket Series Milan we took a closer look at Andrea Mengucci. He was not only a well known pro player but had also brought up a very exiting and new version of an old Vintage archetype. Mengucci had managed to fight his...

Artist Interview: Bryon Wackwitz

If you like the Old School format you will know his art. Even if you play formats like Legacy and Modern you will know his art. One of our featured artists on site this weekend is Bryon Wackwitz. He is one of the first 49 founding artists for Magic:The Gathering and...

Previously at the MKM Series: Vintage in Prague

On the eve of the Vintage main event here at the MKM Series Milan 2017, we decided to take a look at what happened before. Sixteen weeks ago, players from all over Europe gathered in Prague for the fifth and final stop of the MKM Series 2017, including 29 veterans of...