Name: Darwin Kastle
Location: Medford, MA, USA
Occupation: Professional Magic player
Played Magic since: The Dark
Best accomplishments: 1st Rio Invitational, 1st Pro Tour DC, 2nd Pro Tour Atlanta, 3rd Pro Tour Paris, 3rd (at the first ) Pro Tour LA.
Q: What made you decide to come to Grand Prix Manchester?
A: I like England and this is how I make my living.
Q: What were your expectations going into this tournament, and why?
A: My expectations were very high because I spend a lot of time preparing.
Q: Briefly describe your tournament play-wise so far, both day one and day two.
A: I feel that I've been playing well. I have yet to lose a game where I had a good mix of land and spells.
Q: What do you think about the tournament location-/organisation-wise?
A: I'm quite pleased. There should be more premier events in England.
Q: What do you think is the main reason for you making top 8 in this tournament, and why?
A: I'm a very strong limited player and I was well prepared.
Q: What does this top 8 performance mean to you?
A: It means a good start to making my living playing Magic.
Q: What are your predictions for the top 8?
A: This is an elite top eight, anything can happen.