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Competitive Innovations in 9th: Everything to Play For

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article claimed that Steven Crawley had mis-played the Lurk ability in multiple rounds. After further investigation we have updated it to reflect that this only occurred in a single round and was...

2Q22 Faction Focus: Archon Skari Talks Drukhari

Games Workshop dropped its Q2 Balance Dataslate for 40k in mid-April, dramatically changing a number of key factions. Astra Militarum, Marines and Sisters were buffed, Harlequins, T’au, and Custodes were nerfed, and some key game rules were changed. Now...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Gold Standard pt.1

All looking a bit shiny out there huh? Tau and Custodes are hitting their stride, and that would appear to be bad news for everyone else - this week's roundup touches on 73 lists once you account for all...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Tau Time

Nachmund hits its stride this week with two big events in the UK, and despite the warzone theoretically being a battleground between the forces of the Imperium and Chaos, it's the latest Xenos challenger making all the headlines. Tau...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Crossing the Gauntlet

The 2022 season is officially underway, and while we've still got a little bit of lag thanks to rules cutoffs, this week saw the first GT played with the new missions and points in play at CaptainCon, plus a...

War Zone Nachmund Faction Focus: Drukhari

Ever since their release in March 2021, Drukhari have been the faction to beat in competitive 40k, with some frankly astonishing win rates and the most consistent top 4 placings we've seen in recent history. Several targeted nerfs to...

The Corroad Goes Ever On and On: FactoruM January GT

Welcome to 2022, everyone! Last time we looked back at my final event for 2021, the Leicester City GT, and cursed the kind of poor play that saw the final game slide agonisingly into a loss and an undefeated...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Big Finish

It's all over bar the shouting, and congratulations to Richard Siegler for being the first repeat ITC winner, as well as achieving back-to-back LVO wins. The Las Vegas Open saw over 700 players take to the field, but only...

Boon’s Road to LVO: We Built This City on Wrack and Roll

Sunday, January 30th is a big day – frankly one of the biggest days of the season’s calendar. A day to exorcise playoff daemons and finally get over that championship hump, secure a prominent position in history, and prove...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Final Stretch

One final weekend for people to rack up points for the season finale, and on some level things were surprisingly quiet, with only three events of GT size or larger. However, two of those events were pretty spectacular in...