TOP 8 PROFILES

Posted in Event Coverage on July 31, 2016

By Tobi Henke

After 15 rounds, with a total of 1,236 others eliminated, only eight players remained in the running for the fame and the fortune, the title and the trophy. Find out more about these people here!



Name:
Yannick Studer

Age: 22

Occupation: Student at the Hotel Management School in Lucerne

Hometown: Bern, Switzerland

Previous Magic accomplishments:

18th at Grand Prix Liverpool 2015.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Odric, Lunarch Marshal. I was playing White-Blue Creatures. I could give my team vigilance, first strike, lifelink, and flying. 8-1.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

I was playing White-Blue Spirits. It was awesome. Best card Nebelgast Herald. It tapped almost fifteen creatures in six games. 3-0.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

I was playing green-white. Best card probably was the Angelic Purge. 1-1-1.



Name:
Matteo Moure

Age: 26

Occupation: Marco Cammilluzzi's son

Hometown: Rome, Italy

Previous Magic accomplishments:

Top 8 at Grand Prix London 2016.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Gisela, the Broken Blade and Decimator of the Provinces. Green and white. 8-1.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Decimator of the Provinces, my new best friend. Green-white. 3-0.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Blessed Alliance, because I had three copies of it and it's a strong card. And often the first makes it difficult to expect the other two. White-black. 2-0-1.




 

 

Name: Elmer van Eeghen

Age: 25

Occupation: Medical doctor

Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Previous Magic accomplishments:

None of note.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Dark Salvation. Blue-Red Control splashing black. 9-0.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Blue-Black Control with two Midnight Scavengers and Murder. 3-0.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Blue-red, not a very good deck, but had Elder Deep-Fiend. 1-2.


Name: Max Pritsch

Age: 31

Occupation: Baker

Hometown: Hamburg, Germany

Previous Magic accomplishments:

Top 8 at Grand Prix Strasbourg 2014.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Bruna, the Fading Light. Green-white splashing for Tamiyo, Field Researcher. 8-1.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Subjugator Angel. White-Blue Spirits/Enchantments. 2-1.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

The emerge gang of Lashwood Lurker and Drownyard Behemoth featuring Ulrich of the Krallenhorde. Blue-green splash red. 2-0-1.


Name: Erik Wahlberg

Age: 24

Occupation: unemployed

Hometown: Uppsala, Sweden

Previous Magic accomplishments:

5-1 at a Prerelease.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Arlinn Kord, red-green, 8-1.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Savage Alliance, red-green, 3-0.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Decimator of the Provinces, green-blue, 2-1.


Name: Federico Del Basso

Age: 29

Occupation: Working in a bank

Hometown: Benevento (Naples), Italy

Previous Magic accomplishments:

Top 8 at Grand Prix Rimini 2013.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

8-1 only because I had Descend upon the Sinful.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

2-1 with Stitcher's Graft, the best equipment ever.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

2-0-1. Second pick in Shadows over Innistrad—Descend upon the Sinful. My first pick was Rancid Rats.


Name: Bjørnar Prytz

Age: 27

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Tromsø, Norway

Previous Magic accomplishments:

Day 2 at Grand Prix Malmö.

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Dark Salvation, black-red, 8-1.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Faith Unbroken, white-black, 8-1.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Seasons Past, black-green, 3-0.


Name: Andreas Reling

Age: 23

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Rosenheim, Germany

Previous Magic accomplishments:

Proud member of Team GPWhatever!

What was the best card in your sealed deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Arlinn Kord, Green-white splashing red, 8-1.

What was the best card in your first draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Uncaged Fury, blue-red, 3-0.

What was the best card in your second draft deck, what color combination did you play, and what was your record?

Hanweir Garrison, blue-red, 2-1.

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