Magic The Gathering


At The Brooklyn Strategist, you can meet up with other players, play, trade, and hangout. We have lots of different opportunities to play Magic including drafts, Pauper, Modern, Pioneer, and EDH. Check out our schedule for full details and visit us on our Facebook page (MTG at The Brooklyn Strategist). Join our community on Facebook.


Grades: All Ages

Thursdays 7pm

All cards since original Ravnica block.

Your deck must be at least 60 cards. Each card must be in the color of your commander. Highlander rules.

Include only 1 copy of any individual card in your main deck (except basic lands).

There's no maximum deck size, as long as you can shuffle your deck in your hands unassisted.

Pioneer Events are at 7:00pm on Tuesdays

Upcoming Occurrences:

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm

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Grades: All Ages

Wednesdays, 7:00PM - 11:00PM

Join us for our Wednesday night Magic: The Gathering Draft night! Relaxed and friendly environment with strong prize package for winners. Homemade meals, snacks and beverages available during play.


In a draft, each player will receive 3 booster packs.  At the same time, all players will open a pack, choose a card, and pass the pack around until all cards are gone.  They will then build a deck as follows, and play a 3 round tournament:

-Minimum of 40 cards

-Any number of each card

-Only cards drafted in this draft may be used

-Cards can be changed at any time

Our drafts take place at 7:00pm on Wednesday and Friday.  Our Early Draft takes place at 4:00pm on Friday

Upcoming Occurrences:

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday, September 09, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm

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Grades: All Ages

Thursdays, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

Play with any cards from any set. The only condition is they have to be Commons. Casual play.

-60 card decks

-4 copies of a card in a deck.


Upcoming Occurrences:

Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, September 06, 2020 at 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 4:30pm - 8:00pm

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Grades: All Ages

Thursdays, 7:00PM - 11:00PM

All cards in Magic’s history

Decks must contain a minimum of 99 cards and one “Commander” card

All cards must be the same color as the Commander or its abilities

Only 1 of each card is allowed

Players start with 40 life

Multiplayer format

Commander games take place all night on Thursdays

Upcoming Occurrences:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, September 03, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm

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Grades: All Ages

Mondays, 7pm

All cards since Mirrodin (~2003)

Minimum of sixty cards

No maximum deck size, as long as you can shuffle your deck unassisted

Up to fifteen cards in your sideboard, if used

No more than 4 of each card

Modern Events are at 7:00pm on Monday

Upcoming Occurrences:

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday, August 24, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday, August 31, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday, September 07, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm

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Grades: All Ages

Thursday 7pm

All cards since M20.

Your deck must be at least 60 cards.

Up to fifteen cards may be included in your sideboard, if you use one.

Include no more than four copies of any individual card in your main deck and sideboard combined (except basic lands).

There's no maximum deck size, as long as you can shuffle your deck in your hands unassisted.

Standard is at 7:00pm on Thursday.

Upcoming Occurrences:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, September 03, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm

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