Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica Top 8 Profiles

Posted in Event Coverage on November 11, 2018

By Event Coverage Staff

After sixteen rounds, eight players remain in the running for glory, fortune, and the title of Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica Champion! Learn more about them below.


Name: Wilson Mok

Age: 27

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada

Occupation: Sales

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Izzet?

Previous Magic Accomplishments: :-(

Limited Record: 5-1

Standard Record: 8-1-1

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment? This!

What is your favorite Magic memory? Opening a foil Chrome Mox in my very first booster pack!

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not. Elias Pettersson, of the Vancouver Canucks. Maybe Jeff Fung.

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call? My mom! Then my girlfriend!


Name: Michael Bernat

Age: 40

Hometown: San Jose, California

Occupation: Software engineer

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Azorius

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Winning GP Vegas 2018, placing 4th at GP Portland 2017

Limited Record: 6-0

Standard Record: 6-1-3

What is your favorite Magic memory? Winning GP Las Vegas

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not. Peyton Manning

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call? My girlfriend


Name: Kasper Nielsen

Age: 31

Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark

Occupation: Office manager

Team: Bolt the Bird

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Boros

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Top 8 Grand Prix Utrecht 2017; second at Grand Prix Lille 2017 (team)

Limited Record: 5-1

Standard Record: 8-2

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment?

Getting healthy after a serious illness.

What is your favorite Magic memory?

Playing the Grand Prix Lille finals versus longtime friend Chris Larsen.

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not. Chris Larsen.

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call?

My boss (my dad) to tell him I will need more free time to travel.


Name: Yuuya Watanabe

Age: 29

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Occupation: Pro Magic player

Team: Musashi

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Izzet

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Player of the Year; Rookie of the Year; won last World Magic Cup; won Players Championship in 2012; seven Grand Prix wins; and Hall of Fame

Limited Record: 5-1

Standard Record: 7-2-1

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment? None. All of me is made of Magic

What is your favorite Magic memory? Winning the Players Championship

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not. Luis Scott-Vargas

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call? Azusa Nakano


Name: Tay Jun Hao

Age: 30

Hometown: Singapore

Occupation: Card store owner

Team: Grey Ogre Games

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Boros?

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Two Grand Prix Top 8s

Limited Record: 5-1

Standard Record: 7-2-1

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment? Finishing in the Top 8 of the Junior National Chess Championship.

What is your favorite Magic memory? Watching my teammate Top 8 Pro Tour Dominaria and then doing it myself here.

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not. My guys back home who are taking care of the store while I am away for Pro Tours and Grand Prix.

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call? My mum :)


Name: Jérémy Dezani

Age: 28

Hometown: Paris/Tokyo

Occupation: Magic pro player

Team: Hareruya Sword

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Boros

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Pro Tour Theros Champion; 14 Grand Prix Top 8s

Limited Record: 5-1

Standard Record: 7-2-1

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment? I survive to party with Kenji Tsumura and Tomoharu Saito.

What is your favorite Magic memory? Winning Pro Tour Dublin. I didn't realize what I had done and it took me five years to Top 8 a Pro Tour again.

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not. Rafael Nadal and Raphaël Lévy

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call? My mum and my father


Name: Luis Scott-Vargas

Age: 35

Hometown: Oakland, California

Occupation: Game Designer // ChannelFireball.com

Team: Team ChannelFireball

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Dimir

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Forming Team ChannelFireball. Making the Top 8 in a lot of tournaments.

Limited Record: 5-1

Standard Record: 7-2-1

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment?

Helping build cool things and teach people (in various ways).

What is your favorite Magic memory?

Too many to count, but teaming with Paul Cheon and Ben Lundquist as the 2006 US National team is high on the list.

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not.

My parents, for teaching me to pursue my passions.

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call?

United Airlines


Name: Andrew Elenbogen

Age: 25

Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Occupation: Software developer

Team: Cardboard Live

Ravnica Guild Affiliation: Dimir

Previous Magic Accomplishments: 3.5 Grand Prix Top 8s (one 13-2 miss on tiebreakers)

Limited Record: 4-2

Standard Record: 8-2

What is your proudest non-Magic accomplishment?

Winning the Michigan High School Chess Team tournament in back-to-back years.

What is your favorite Magic memory?

Playing next to my friend Max McVety on tables 1 and 2, both locked for a Grand Prix Minneapolis Top 8.

Who is your hero? Magic-related or not.

I'm not big on the concept of heroes.

If you win the Pro Tour, who is the first person you'll call?

My mom.

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