Alliances Standard

Deck Construction Rules

  • Cards per deck: At least 60 plus a 15-card sideboard.
  • Allowed sets: Fourth Edition, The Dark, Chronicles, Fallen Empires, Ice Age, Homelands, Alliances.
  • Reprint rules: Every version that is Old Frame and uses art that existed by Alliances is allowed.


Contemporary rules and errata are followed.

Banned and Restricted Cards

  • Banned: Amulet of Quoz, Bronze Tablet, Channel, Jeweled Bird, Mind Twist, Rebirth, Tempest Efreet, Timmerian Fiends.
  • Restricted: Balance, Black Vise, Hymn to Tourach, Ivory Tower, Land Tax, Strip Mine, Zuran Orb.


This Facebook Group organizes Historical Standard online leagues.

Next Events

Check our Events Calendar to find out when is the next Alliances Standard tournament taking place.