en-us The Rathe Times - articles https://rathetimes.com/tags/bravo Another Round: Bravo Matchup Guide https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-bravo-matchup-guide Drew Cordell's article on refining Bravo for the Road to Nationals was met with a huge response, and its impact continues to grow- our very own Mark Chamberlain won a RtN piloting this deck! Now, Drew answers the call for a matchup guide in this addendum to the original article. %pm, %03 %b %2021 %14:%18:%15 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/291e62ad-e4a7-4066-beb9-721782b29e8d/banner_guardiansmash.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C6%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-bravo-matchup-guide Another Round: Refining Bravo for the Road to Nationals https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-refining-bravo-for-the-road-to-nationals With Road to Nationals ramping up to full swing, Drew Cordell explores his latest iteration of competitive, Classic Constructed Guardian after almost a month of heavy testing, designed to improve the Prism matchup without making sacrifices against any of the other top contenders of the format. %pm, %06 %b %2021 %15:%09:%33 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/291e62ad-e4a7-4066-beb9-721782b29e8d/banner_guardiansmash.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C6%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-refining-bravo-for-the-road-to-nationals The Showstopper (Part 1) https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-1 Drew Cordell explores the duality of Guardian, pairing high defense with staggering offense at the flip of a switch. In Part 1, we look at the decklist and explore its central strategy. %pm, %12 %b %2021 %23:%51:%58 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/b65b7e67-a12f-4526-bf8e-c86fedb24a34/banner_bravodepth.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-1 The Showstopper (Part 2) https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-2 Drew Cordell explores the duality of Guardian, pairing high defense with staggering offense at the flip of a switch. In Part 2, we talk matchup-specific strategies and sideboarding. %pm, %12 %b %2021 %23:%49:%39 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/b65b7e67-a12f-4526-bf8e-c86fedb24a34/banner_bravodepth.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-2 What We're Playing: Snapshots https://rathetimes.com/articles/what-we-re-playing-snapshots This week, the Rathe Times writing team is getting personal and talking about the decks they're putting on the table. Join us for a few quick snippets from the Pro writers! %am, %09 %b %2021 %05:%16:%35 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/747fc7af-87c4-45fb-83aa-c9cedbdd3b36/Banner_alex_mechtheory.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C61%2C1149%2C580 https://rathetimes.com/articles/what-we-re-playing-snapshots What We're Playing: Mark Chamberlain https://rathetimes.com/articles/what-we-re-playing-mark-chamberlain This week, the Rathe Times writing team is getting personal and talking about the decks they're putting on the table. Learn what our narrator, Mark, has been dabbling in lately. %am, %07 %b %2021 %02:%12:%14 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/747fc7af-87c4-45fb-83aa-c9cedbdd3b36/Banner_alex_mechtheory.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C23%2C1152%2C580 https://rathetimes.com/articles/what-we-re-playing-mark-chamberlain Bullying Bravo into Ira's Blitz https://rathetimes.com/articles/bullying-bravo-into-ira-s-blitz While Bravo's prospects are improving, his toughest rivals- Ira and Dorinthea- will continue to have a presence in Blitz. How does Cayle McCreath, the most famous Guardian player in the world, tech for this inevitable matchup? %pm, %31 %b %2021 %21:%47:%22 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/bf0d8878-a32d-4c22-b7b4-3e3ee594ff7c/Banner_cayle_bravo_ira.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C39%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/bullying-bravo-into-ira-s-blitz Adjusting Guardian for the Monarch Meta https://rathetimes.com/articles/adjusting-guardian-for-the-monarch-meta The more things change, the more they stay the same. Guardian is one of the classes that Monarch didn't revisit. How will Guardian decks change for the new Monarch landscape? %am, %01 %b %2021 %01:%57:%58 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/047e0271-c5a3-4b07-aec9-af08ea04932f/banner_guardian_mon.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/adjusting-guardian-for-the-monarch-meta Bravo on a Budget https://rathetimes.com/articles/bravo-on-a-budget Wesley shows what Guardian can do with nothing but Commons. %pm, %09 %b %2021 %15:%00:%00 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/04d8dc80-0a81-4152-9344-530068be81ff/Banner_budget_bravo.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=2%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/bravo-on-a-budget Is There More to Bravo? (Or is he as shallow as he seems?) https://rathetimes.com/articles/is-there-more-to-bravo Bravo is good with a hammer, but is that all there is to him? %pm, %18 %b %2021 %14:%00:%00 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/420e7b30-1a62-4fdb-aa3d-76a7654fd27e/Banner_alex_bravo_1d.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C20%2C1149%2C580 https://rathetimes.com/articles/is-there-more-to-bravo