Top 8: Charles Hinton

Posted in Event Coverage on December 16, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

by Omeed Dariani

Sideboard (S): Where are you from?

Louisville, Ky

S: How long have you been playing?

Since Beta.

S: How long have you been playing competitively?

Mirage Block.

S: What are your best tournament accomplishments?

Won Prereleases, second at Prereleases.

S: What are you playing and why?

Replenish. Understand it very well - familiar with cards.

S: How does it stack up against the field?

Good matchups, about the third best behind Angry Hermit and Flores Black.

S: How do you feel about your chances in the Top 8?

Depends on how many Angry Hermit decks I have to face - the less the better.

S: What's your favorite card?

Candleabra of Tawnos (it was my first card), Brainstorm and Ancestral Recall.

S: What's your favorite format?

Type II. Limited requires too much luck - Type II relies much more on skill and metagame analysis.

S: What's your favorite card mechanic?

Pitch cards - especially from Alliances.

S: What's your favorite movie?

Braveheart. Very heroic. "I'm not a sissy or nothing, but Braveheart touched something deep inside of me."

S: What's your favorite TV show?

Xena

S: What's your favorite food?

Quiche.

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