Top 8 Profiles of Grand Prix Shizuoka 2018 (Standard)

Posted in Event Coverage on December 2, 2018

By Event Coverage Staff

Name: Atsushi Nakashima

Age: 25

Hometown: Kanagawa, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Golgari Midrange

Day 1 Result: 7 - 1 (0 byes)

Day 2 Result: 7 - 0

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Vraska, Relic Seeker

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

I learned that when playing against red decks, use Deathgorge Scavenger's ability to exile my own spells because my opponent might have Dire-Fleet Daredevil.

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

I haven’t seen the full card list yet!


Name: Toshihiro Saida

Age: 30

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Jeskai Control

Day 1 Result: 6 - 1 (2 byes)

Day 2 Result: 6 - 0 - 1

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Legion Warboss

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

My opponent decked himself with Expansion // Explosion.

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

Snapcaster Mage


Name: Takuya Natsume

Age: 34

Hometown: Kanagawa, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Selesnya Tokens

Day 1 Result: 8 - 0 (1 byes)

Day 2 Result: 5 - 1 - 1

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

I cast Saproling Migration and my opponent copied it with Expansion // Explosion.

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

Vengevine


Name: Hiroaki Nuruki

Age: 30

Hometown: Aichi, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Selesnya Tokens

Day 1 Result: 8 - 0 (0 byes)

Day 2 Result: 5 - 2

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Not sure.

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

Making the Top 8!

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

Snapcaster Mage


Name: Ryota Shimazaki

Age: 28

Hometown: Fukui, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Golgari Midrange

Day 1 Result: 7 - 1 (2 byes)

Day 2 Result: 6 - 1

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Wildgrowth Walker

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

I played against a deck with Lich’s Mastery.

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

Not sure.


Name: Kazuya Yokota

Age: 37

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Golgari Midrange

Day 1 Result: 7 - 1 (2 byes)

Day 2 Result: 6 - 1

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Detection Tower

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

I didn’t look at the cards yet.


Name: Masayasu Tanahashi

Age: 34

Hometown: Niigata, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Golgari Midrange

Day 1 Result: 8 - 0 (2 byes)

Day 2 Result: 5 - 2

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Underrealm Lich

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

My opponent cast Deafening Clarion and attacked me with a huge lifelink Crackling Drake.

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

Back to Basics


Name: Yoshitsugu Aoki

Age: 35

Hometown: Fukuoka, Japan

What was your deck of choice this weekend?

Boros Aggro

Day 1 Result: 7 - 1 (1 byes)

Day 2 Result: 6 - 1

What is your favorite card in Standard?

Skyknight Legionnaire

What was the most memorable moment of your weekend?

I dealt over 10 damage with History of Benalia and Heroic Reinforcements.

What is your favorite card from Ultimate Masters?

Shriekmaw

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