Top 8 Profiles

Posted in Event Coverage on December 1, 2013

By Event Coverage Staff


Seth Manfield

Age: 23
Hometown: Chevy Chase, Maryland
Occupation: Job Hunter / Magic Player

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Grand Prix Daytona Beach 2007 Champion, Grand Prix Kansas City 2013 Champion

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Prognostic Sphinx, Blue-Green, 9-0

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
2 Tymaret, the Murder Kings, Black-Red, 2-1

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Lightning Strike, Red-Blue, 2-0-1


 


William Jensen

Age: 31
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Occupation: Gamer

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Magic Hall of Fame Class of 2013

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver, Blue-Black, 8-1

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Keepsake Gorgon, Blue-Green-Black, 3-0

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Keepsake Gorgon, Blue-Black, 2-0-1


 


Greg Ogreenc

Age: 26
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Occupation: Software Developer

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Grand Prix Kansas City Top 8, Grand Prix Oklahoma City Top 32, lots of cashes in events

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Scholar of Athreos, Green-Black splash white, 8-1

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Whip of Erebos, Black-White, 2-0-1

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Titan's Strength, Mono-Red, 3-0


 


Richard Kraupa

Age: 28
Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario
Occupation: Child and Youth Worker

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Ottawa PTQ Top 8

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Three Gods Willings, Green-White, 9-0

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Medomai the Ageless, Green-Blue splashing white, 1-2 :(

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Two Gods Willings, Blue-White, 3-0


 


Ben Moir

Age: 19
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontatio
Occupation: Student

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Top 8 at Grand Prix Detroit 2013

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
March of the Returned, Four-Color Control, 9-0

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Polukranos, Eater of Worlds, Green-White-Black, 3-0

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Opaline Unicorn, Blue-Black, 1-2 :(


 


Ari Lax

Age: 23
Hometown: Boston
Occupation: Electrical Engineer

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Seventh Grand Prix Top 8, two Pro Tour Top 16 finishes, champion of Molder Beasts

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Bow of Nylea, Green-White splashing blue, 8-1

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Ordeal of Thassa, Blue-White, 2-1

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Lightning Strike, White-Red, 3-0


 


Robert Smith

Age: 23
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Occupation: Student

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
Grand Prix Seattle 2012 Champion

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Bident of Thassa, Blue-Black, 8-1

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Arbor Colossus is ridiculous, Green-White, 2-1

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Double Anax and Cymede is disgusting (and the second one came seventh pick), Red-White, 3-0


 


Edgar Magalhaes

Age: 19
Hometown: Burlington, Ontario
Occupation: Student

 

Previous Magic accomplishments:
PTQ Top 8. I win FNMs once in a while too.

What was the best card in your Sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Daxos of Meletis, Blue-White, 7-2

What was the best card in your first Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Hythonia the Cruel, Green-Black splashing white, 3-0

What was the best card in your second Draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Dragon Mantle, Red-White, 3-0

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