Top 8 Profiles

Posted in GRAND PRIX TAIPEI 2014 - COVERAGE - EVENTS on July 27, 2014

By Wizards of the Coast

Some of the finest players conquered their way into the Top 8 of Grand Prix Taipei 2014. You can learn a little more about these players below.


Steven Dirga Setya

City: Surabaya, Indonesia
Age:18
Occupation:Student

Score for Sealed Portion:
9-0

Score & Colors for Draft 1
2 – 1 with White Black

Score & Colors for Draft 2
1 – 1 – 1 with White Green

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
This is my first one.

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Forge Devil

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Makihito Mihara and Paul Rietzl




Cheng Tung Yi

City: Taipei, Taiwan
Age:Secret
Occupation: Designer

Score for Sealed Portion:
7 - 2

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with White Red

Score & Colors for Draft 2
2 – 0 – 1 with White Black

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
None, but I'm a World Magic Cup 2012 Champion!

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Rotfeaster Maggot

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Kuo Tzu Ching




Takimura Kazuyuki

City: Tokyo, Japan
Age: 30
Occupation: Game Designer

Score for Sealed Portion:
9 - 0

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with White Blue

Score & Colors for Draft 2
1 – 2 with Blue Green

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
None

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Ensoul Artifact

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Makihito Mihara




Joe Soh

City: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Age: 25
Occupation: Manager

Score for Sealed Portion:
8 - 1

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with Red Green

Score & Colors for Draft 2
1 – 0 – 2 with Black Green splash Red

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
0

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Charging Rhino

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Terry Soh




Ryan Luo

City: Singapore
Age: 30
Occupation: Finance Manager

Score for Sealed Portion:
7 - 2

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with Blue Red

Score & Colors for Draft 2
2 – 0 – 1 with Red Green

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
Grand Prix Bangkok 2009 Top 8

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Forge Devil did some awesome work!

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
ME PLEASE, or Makihito Mihara.




Shair Chung Ngai

City: Hong Kong
Age: 28
Occupation: Student

Score for Sealed Portion:
7 – 1 - 1

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with Black Green

Score & Colors for Draft 2
2 – 0 – 1 with White Red

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
0

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Heliod's Pilgrim and Lava Axe. During our playtesting at Magic Farm Card Shop, Lee Shi Tian and Lam Tsz Yeung discovered these gems.

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Not sure about now, but I hope Lee Shi Tian in the future.




Lyu Li Ciang

City: Hualien, Taiwan
Age: 31
Occupation: Engineer

Score for Sealed Portion:
7 - 2

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with Black Red

Score & Colors for Draft 2
3 – 0 with Black Red

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
First one!

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Stormtide Leviathan

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Not sure.




Huang Hao-Shan

City: Taichung, Taiwan
Age: 32
Occupation: MTG Writer & Part-Time Pro Player

Score for Sealed Portion:
6 – 2 – 1 (ID in Round 9)

Score & Colors for Draft 1
3 – 0 with Black Red

Score & Colors for Draft 2
3 – 0 with White Red

Pro Tour & Grand Prix Top 8s
5, including this one.

What is the most underrated card in M15 draft?
Heliod's Pilgrim and Hammerhand

Who would you like to see inducted to the Hall of Fame this year?
Guillaume Wafo-Tapa, Paul Rietzl, Makihito Mihara, and Tomoharu Saito (and also Lee Shi Tian in the future).