Top 8 - Player Profiles

Posted in Event Coverage on July 24, 2011

By Event Coverage Staff

Name: Wilfy Horig 
Hometown: Melbourne 
Age: 16 
Occupation: Pro Baller (has deferred school to play Magic, no seriously) 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Vampires, ship it holla! 
Constructed Record: 4-1-1. 4-0 vs Tempered Steel, 0-1 vs the field. 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 3-0 Red/White super aggro. 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Red/Blue super aggro. 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? Top 32 GP Singapore. 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? Being Ian Chin obv, obv, obv, obv...

 


Name: Matthew Anderson 
Hometown: Sydney 
Age: 22 
Occupation: Student 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Mono Red Aggro Goblins with Pyretic Ritual. I felt like using Goblin Grenade. 
Constructed Record: 5-0-1 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Blue/Black 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Blue/Green 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? Qualified for PT Amsterdam 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? Being a circus performer.

 


Name: Aaron Nicoll 
Hometown: Melbourne now, used to be Brisbane
Age: 19 
Occupation: Baller 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? RUG Twin, because I think it's the best in the format. 
Constructed Record: 4-1-1 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 3-0 Blue/White 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Green/Black splash Red 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? Top 8 Nats two years ago. 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? Taking off my beanie (only happens while drafting)

 


Name: Jiann Hua Chin 
Hometown: Melbourne 
Age: 23 
Occupation: Student 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Tempered Steel! Good nut draws. 
Constructed Record: 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 3-0 BR 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 UW 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? This one! 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? Slapping the bass mann!

 


Name: Luke Mulcahy 
Hometown: Melbourne 
Age: 24 
Occupation: Engineering Student 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Mono-Red. I'm comfortable with it, and it feeeeeels good! 
Constructed Record: 6-0 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Green/Red 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 1-2 Red/White 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? 15th PT San Diego 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? Winning our final year uni lego robot wars comp.

 


Name: Andrew Jacobs 
Hometown: Sydney 
Age: 19 
Occupation: Student 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Twinpod, most interesting deck in the format. 
Constructed Record: 5-1 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Red/Blue 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 White/Red 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? This. 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? Bi-winning.

 


Name: Andrew Bennett 
Hometown: Sydney 
Age: 29 
Occupation: I.T. Products Specialist 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Tempered Steel. It is very fast, and has good game vs the field. 
Constructed Record: 4-2 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 3-0 Black/White 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Red/White 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? Top 16 GP Sydney and Top 48 the Two-Headed Giant Pro Tour in San Diego 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? I won a Kotei playing L5R.

 


Name: Maitland Cameron 
Hometown: Devonport 
Age: 22 
Occupation: Dream Crusher 
What standard deck did you play this weekend and why? Chihoi-Hawks. Couldn't afford any others. 
Constructed Record: 5-1 
Draft One Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Blue/Green/White 
Draft Two Record, and the colors you drafted: 2-1 Black/Blue/White 
What's your best Magic finish and where/when? 3rd place at an FNM this one time when all the good players were sick. 
What is your greatest/proudest non-Magic achievement? I got my pen license in grade 3.

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