TOP 8 PROFILES

Posted in NEWS on March 2, 2014

By Chapman Sim


Wei Yifan
Age: 25 Hometown: Wollongong, Australia Occupation: Student

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Esper Control. There aren't many bad matchups.

Day 1 Score: 9-0 (2 byes)

Day 2 Score: 3-1-2

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: GP Brisbane Day 2. PTQ Top 8 twice.

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Kiora, the Crashing Wave

Which God's priesthood would you join? Thassa, God of the Sea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Ash Webster Age: 20 Hometown: Perth, Australia Occupation: Pool Boy

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Green Red splash Black, because it makes an already good existing archetype much better and because I like Forests.

Day 1 Score: 7-1-1

Day 2 Score: 5-0-1

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: 2nd at a Rookie Tournament, 3-1 at FNM

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Charging Badger

Which God's priesthood would you join? Xenagos, God of Revels

 

 

 

 

 

 



Nam Sung-Wook Age: 32 Hometown: South Korea Occupation: Student

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Mono-Black Devotion. I believe it's the most competitive deck in the current Standard format. And I get to use Thoughtseize.

Day 1 Score: 7-0-1 (2 Byes)

Day 2 Score: 4-2

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: Member of Korean Team for 2008 World Championships and 2013 World Magic Cup Team.

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Temple of Enlightenment

Which God's priesthood would you join? Erebos, God of the Dead, of course.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Joe Zheng Jingwei Age: 23 Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand Occupation: Store Owner

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Unwin U/W Control

Day 1 Score: 8-1 (2 Byes)

Day 2 Score: 4-1-1

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: World Magic Cup Top 8, PT BNG Top 16, GP Auckland Top 16

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Temple of Enlightenment

Which God's priesthood would you join? Ephara, God of the Polis

 

 

 

 

 

 



Patrick Robertson Age: 28 Hometown: Melbourne, Australia Occupation: PhD Student

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Esper Control. Thoughtseize and Sphinx's Revelation are really good!

Day 1 Score: 7-2 (2 Byes)

Day 2 Score: 5-0-1

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: 12th at GP Brisbane and once saw Riley Knight in his underwear.

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Ephara, God of the Polis

Which God's priesthood would you join? The one where you become a eunuch.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Luke McGlaughlin Age: 21 Hometown: Adelaide, Australia Occupation: Cook

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Mono-Blue Devotion. Because Yi-Fei said so.

Day 1 Score: 7-2

Day 2 Score: 5-0-1

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: Multiple Games Day Winner

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Satyr Firedancer

Which God's priesthood would you join? Ephara, God of the Polis

 

 

 

 

 

 



Craig Chapman Age: 29 Hometown: Perth, Australia Occupation: Father of two

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Orzhov Midrange. Perth players worked on the list but it was kept secret from me since I'm too powerful. Alas, I found out. GG!

Day 1 Score: 7-2

Day 2 Score: 5-0-1

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: None

Other Achievements: PTQ Winner, Top 4 at Nationals and one Worlds appearance. Also, I make awesome pizza and babies.

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Whelming Wave, hands down...

Which God's priesthood would you join? Nylea, God of the Hunt, she has great... personality!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Huang Hao-Shan Age: 31 Hometown: Taichung, Taiwan Occupation: Semi Pro Player, Part-Time Student

What Standard deck are you playing today and why? Red Green Monsters! It's raw power is extremely high and the most consistent among all the decks. Aggro with card drawing? Sure!!!

Day 1 Score: 8-1 (3 byes)

Day 2 Score: 4-2

Pro Tour & Previous Grand Prix Top 8s: 3 Grand Prix Top 8s before this one.

Other Achievements: Over 100 lifetime Pro Points, 2011 Top 4 World Champion Team

What is your favorite Born of the Gods card? Courser of Kruphix, while Xenagos, God of Revels comes in second.