Hi all, Kenny Wisdom here again, happy to bring you another Underground article. Today we’re largely going to be focused on philosophical preparation and my play for the Regional Championships in Denver this weekend. This tournament is interesting because it takes place at a time in the format’s life cycle in which most of the competitive possibilities have been explored and iterated on enough that it’s unlikely for any further significant innovation to occur. I wouldn’t go so far as to say that the SUM–TEU Standard format is solved, like Chris, as I believe there are a number of viable strategies that can win on any given weekend under the right circumstances, but I would bet that we will see very little in terms of true surprises in the Standard format until the release of the Unbroken Bonds, exactly one month from the publishing of this article.
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