TOP 8 PROFILES

Posted in NEWS on May 25, 2014

By Event Coverage Staff

Learn more about the Grand Prix Atlanta 2014 Top 8 Competitors in the information below. 


Jon Stern

Age: 36
Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Occupation: Gamer

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Courser of Kruphix, 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?
Ordeal of Heliod, White/Green with a Blue splash. 2-1

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Dawnbreaker Charioteers, White/Black, 2-0-1


William Jensen

Age: 31
Hometown: Millis, MA
Occupation: Magic player and content provider for www.channelfireball.com

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Fated Conflagration. White-Red siding into Blue-Red. 9-0

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Phalanx Leader. White-Blue. 2-1

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Silence the Believers. White-Black. 2-0-1


Alex Majlaton

Age: 29
Hometown: Lanham, Maryland
Occupation: Data Analyst and hype man for Ben Friedman

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Green/White, Bow of Nylea. 9-0!

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Dawnbringer Charioteers, Red/White, 2-1

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Aqueous form, Blue/Red, 2-1


Shaun McLaren

Age: 26
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Occupation: Magician. (Shoutout to MTGCanada.com)

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Phenax, God of Deception, although I only got to use him once in my last game of the day. BlueBlack control. 8-1

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Gnarled Scarhide. It's so efficient. Black/White aggro, 2-1

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Bident of Thassa was the MVP, but most powerful was probably Eidolon of Countless Battles. I had a lot of good cards. 3-0


Chris Fennell

Age: 31
Hometown: Fort Myers, Florida
Occupation: Just finished law school and locked Platinum.

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Kiora, the Crashing Wave. I played Green/White, splashing Blue, but boarded into Green/Red splashing Blue many times. Xenagos was good after board. 8-1

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Sigiled Starfish. I played Blue/Red scrycombo with all the fixin's. 2 Flamespeaker Adept, 2 Riddle of Lightning, 2 Sigiled Starfish. 2-1

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Daring Thief. People keep passing me Daring thief and regretting it. Green/Blue. 3-0.


Vidianto Wijaya

Age: =)
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia / Rowland Heights, USA
Occupation: Fake MTG Pro

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Fall of the Hammer, Red/Black 8-1

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Kiora's Follower, Red/Black 8-1

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Agent of the Fates. Rakdos. 3-0.


Tomaharu Saito

Age: 30
Hometown: Takadanobaba, Tokyo, Japan
Occupation: Pro player, owner of SaitoCardShop and MTGSHOP Hareruya

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
King-Macar, the Gold-Cursed, Blue/Black control, 8-1 with 3 byes.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Forgestoker Dragon, Red/White, 3-0

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
King-Macar, the Gold-Cursed again! Black/Blue, 2-1


Charley Murdock

Age: 28
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Occupation: Data Analyst

 

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Keepsake Gorgon, White-Black. 7-2 (lost Round 3 and 9)

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Courser of Kruphix, Blue-Green. 3-0

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?
Akroan Mastiff, White-Red. 3-0