151: Andreas Ganz Knows There is Always More to Learn
Andreas Ganz has filled his life with many Magic-related activities. When he’s not playing Grand Prixs he works at a local Magic store, manages content for Blackborder.com and does some trading of his own. He has top 8ed 2 Grand Prixs and won 1! Andreas lives in Zurich, Switzerland.
Mirrodin & Full block Ravnica
What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
Magic is constantly evolving.
Andreas thought he had “figured it out”. However, when he started playing against top players he realized how much he had to learn.
Worst Magic Moment
Playing for top 8 at GP Vienna, Andreas was playing mono black and made a terrible chump block that cost him the game.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8ing a Grand Prix for the first time. (Charlotte 2016)
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
Andreas learned that if you don’t give up you can achieve your goals.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players get to a point where they think they are good when they still have much to learn.
You should always try to learn from others.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Read content about what’s going on in your format. Remember that people want to play new cards and try what’s popular. Choose the deck that is well positioned based on that knowledge.
Kai Budde, Ben Stark
Advice To Past Self
Be patient. Results will come as you focus on your game.
All the modules
Enjoy the game. If you don’t, take a break.
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