Chris Benafel Top 8 Profile

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by Sideboard Staff

Name: Chris Benafel
Age: 18
Location: Eugene, OR
Occupation: Pro Magic player
Played Magic since: 1994
Best accomplishments: lots of seconds (not talking about food)

Q: What made you decide to come to Grand Prix Amsterdam?
A: Fun

Q: What were your expectations going into this tournament, and why?
A: Top 8 because anything else would be uncivilized.

Q: Briefly describe your tournament play-wise so far, both day one and day two.
A: I made some very bad plays and some good ones. For the most part I played well.

Q: What do you think about the format?
A: Dragon are overrated. Long live Nomadic Elf and any other 2-power, 2-mana creatures.

Q: What do you think is the main reason for you making top 8 in this tournament, and why?
A: I played a pretty good game and had luck on my side.

Q: What does this top 8 performance mean to you?
A: It is very nice to make top eight and even nicer to win.

Q: What are your predictions for the top 8?
A: I think everyone has a good shot .

Q: Anything else you'd like to share with us?
A: Props to my sponsor Alpha Beta, Ryan Fuller and Noah Boeken my team mates.

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