- 2019-08-19: Wizards of the Coast launches the open beta of the Magic: The Gathering Companion app, a home tournament organizer. The Magic: The Gathering Portal app is consequently cancelled.
- 2019-08-14: Starting in August 2020, Magic: the Gathering’s Organized Play calendar will be moving back to seasons that are split over multiple calendar years. In order to fill the gap, the 2020 Magic Pro League season will be shortened to seven months. There will be no 2020 World Championship.
- 2019-08-14: Elaine Chase announces several improvements to the Organized Play structure, including the creation of the Rivals League, the MPL Gauntlet, the Players Tour and Player Points for tabletop gaming.
- 2019-07-28: The Mythic Championship IV in Barcelona, Spain, is won by Thoralf Severin.
- 2019-07-27: The Judge Program is ending, to be replaced with a Judge Academy that will require a yearly subscription fee.
- 2019-07-25: The e-book Throne of Eldraine: The Wildered Quest will be published on September 4, 2019. This will be the only way to read the full Throne of Eldraine story.
- 2019-07-25: Wizards of the Coast announce that going forward the Magic story will be told through e-books rather than weekly episodic stories.
- 2019-07-23: Release of the Magic: The Gathering - Rise of the Gatewatch visual guide.
- 2019-07-20: Throne of Eldraine is announced to be inspired by the romantic Arthurian legend of Camelot and Grimms' Fairy Tales.
MTG Wiki:Magic News Archive