263: GP Champion Alex Lloyd on Networking Your Way to Victory

Alex Lloyd has 2 Grand Prix top 8s, with 1 win and numerous Top 16s. He’s a 2 time Pro Tour Competitor, Level 1 Judge, and engaged in community development efforts. Alex is from Manchester, NH, USA.

Click to Tweet: I got a ton of value from Alex Lloyd when he shared his story on #MTGProTutor! Listen here: http://bit.ly/mtgprotutor-ep263

First Set

Scourge

Favorite Set

Gatecrash

Favorite Card

Toshiro Umezawa

Early Challenge

Money. Alex found that Magic can be expensive, so money was a barrier to entry.

Worst Magic Moment

The length of time between big finishes can be tough. At GP DC (Journey Into Nyx  Limited) Alex gets paired down and losses. He missed top 8 because of it.

Proudest Magic Moment

Winning GP Atlanta

What Have You Learned From Magic

Networking. How to connect and maintain relationships.

Advice for New Players

Learn to sequence (especially as a control deck).

Magic Milestones

Working at a game store.

Tournament Day Tips

Health and fitness are key at big events.Stay hydrated. Make time for yourself. Have snacks ready to go.

Biggest Mistake Players Make

Players don’t value cards the way they should.

Parting Guidance

Networking is a huge. Connect with others as much as you can.

Magic Resource

5-0 list from MTGO Leagues, MTG Goldfish, CFB, SCG

Connect With Alex Lloyd

Twitter:@AlexLloydOSM 

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263: GP Champion Alex Lloyd on Networking Your Way to Victory

Alex Lloyd has 2 Grand Prix top 8s, with 1 win and numerous Top 16s. He’s a 2 time Pro Tour Competitor, Level 1 Judge, and engaged in community development efforts. Alex is from Manchester, NH, USA.

Click to Tweet: I got a ton of value from Alex Lloyd when he shared his story on #MTGProTutor! Listen here: http://bit.ly/mtgprotutor-ep263

First Set

Scourge

Favorite Set

Gatecrash

Favorite Card

Toshiro Umezawa

Early Challenge

Money. Alex found that Magic can be expensive, so money was a barrier to entry.

Worst Magic Moment

The length of time between big finishes can be tough. At GP DC (Journey Into Nyx  Limited) Alex gets paired down and losses. He missed top 8 because of it.

Proudest Magic Moment

Winning GP Atlanta

What Have You Learned From Magic

Networking. How to connect and maintain relationships.

Advice for New Players

Learn to sequence (especially as a control deck).

Magic Milestones

Working at a game store.

Tournament Day Tips

Health and fitness are key at big events.Stay hydrated. Make time for yourself. Have snacks ready to go.

Biggest Mistake Players Make

Players don’t value cards the way they should.

Parting Guidance

Networking is a huge. Connect with others as much as you can.

Magic Resource

5-0 list from MTGO Leagues, MTG Goldfish, CFB, SCG

Connect With Alex Lloyd

Twitter:@AlexLloydOSM 

Check Out Magic Story

Magic Story brings the lore of the Multiverse to life in an audio presentation never before heard in the Magic community.

Listen to Episode 1 here or on www.magicthestory.com

Become a Prodigy Sign Up

Sponsors

Patreon milestone 2