What Standard Decks You Should Play for the October 2021 Arena Open

Primal Adversary Art by Ilse Gort
Primal Adversary Art by Ilse Gort

Hello everybody! This weekend anyone who wants to participate, and has the funds to do so, can play in the highly anticipated Arena Open. What is the Arena Open you ask? It’s a two-day tournament where if you make it to the end of day 2 you can earn $2000 USD! That’s a nice chunk of change for playing in this event, and is a nice opportunity for those looking to scratch that competitive itch outside of ladder. This will also be the first article utilizing mtgmeta.io to help dictate these decisions for the Best of 3 portion of the Arena Open!

Before I dive into what I would play in the even...

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Robert "DoggertQBones" Lee is the content manager of MTGAZone and a high ranked Arena player. He has one GP Top 8 and pioneered popular archetypes like UB 8 Shark, UB Yorion, and GW Company in Historic. Beyond Magic, his passions are writing and coaching! Join our community on Twitch and Discord.