A card in this condition will have no more than very minor wear, or may have a minor nick along one edge of the card.
A card in Excellent condition will show signs of minor play. A card in this condition may exhibit one or more of the following: small marks on the sides of cards, slight wear around one or more edges of the card, minor shuffling marks/creases, minor corner wear, surface scratches, or very slight fading of the card and/or its glossy finish.
Excellent condition cards will also include all artist-signed cards that are otherwise in M/NM condition.
A card in Good condition is a card which has been heavily played. A card may display one or more of the following characteristics: heavy whitening of the sides, heavy fading of front and/or back surface, heavy shuffling marks/creases at the top of the card, distinct corner wear, minor creasing, minor inking and very minor water damage.
Good condition cards will also include:
a) All artist-signed cards that are otherwise in EX or GD condition.
b) Premiere Event-stamped cards that are otherwise in M/NM, EX or GD condition.
c) All cards which have been written on by previous owners, but are otherwise in NM or EX condition.
You should assume that opaque sleeves would be required to play a Good condition card in sanctioned tournaments.
A card whose condition is worse than described above.