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Carmen Handy
Nationality {USA} American
Professional Career
Pro Tour debut Mythic Championship III
Top Finishes 1 (0 wins)
GP top 8s 0

Carmen Handy is a Magic: the Gathering player and content producer, known for her articles on StarCityGames, casting events as a color commentator on the SCG Tour, streaming, and helping write scripts for Tolarian Community College.[1] She is currently part of the Play Design team at Wizards of the Coast.[2]


In 2019, Handy was short-term contracted by Wizards of the Coast to design the Wild Bounty Brawl deck for Throne of Eldraine.[3] In December 2020, she accepted a position working for the Play Design team.[2]

Professional play[]

In January 2020, Carmen (then going by the name of Emma[4]) was invited to become part of the Rivals League. In October 2020, she finished in the Top 8 of the 2020 Season Grand Finals playing Gruul Adventures.

After the first Split Championship of the 2021-21 season she stepped back from the Rivals League because she had accepted a job at Wizards of the Coast.[2] She joined the Competitive Play Design teams.[5]

League play[]

Season Rank
2020 Rivals League 17
2020-21 Rivals League Withdrawn


Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
2020 Grand Finals MTG Arena Standard and Historic 9-11 October 2020 8


Wizards of the Coast[]



  1. Emma Handy (July 11, 2018). "Obligatory social media plug". Twitter.
  2. a b c Blake Rasmussen (December 11, 2020). "2020-21 Season Magic Rivals League Roster Changes".
  3. Gavin Verhey (September 4, 2019). "Inside the Throne of Eldraine Brawl Decks". Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Carmen Handy (October 24, 2021). "New Name.". Twitter.
  5. Mark Rosewater (April 11, 2022). "Hitting the Streets of New Capenna, Part 2". Wizards of the Coast.