239: Listen and Learn from French National Champion Bardini Alain
Bardini Alain has 1 Grand Prix top 8 and has played in 1 Pro Tour. He’s also the 2017 French National Champion after playing in 2 WMCQ last year. He made the semi-finale of the last mocs playoff and 5th position for the leaderboard point. Bardini lives in Toulouse, France.
Khans of Tarkir
Bardini started at FNM’s and slowly got better and better until he moved from there to PTQs. He focused and ground and got better little by little.
Bardini learned to play a lot.
Worst Magic Moment
Bardini went through a period where he lost all the time. Example: At GP Metz 2017, Bardini had a great start on day 1 but went 0-5 on day 2. He was crushed and felt like quitting Magic. He learned to not get ahead of himself mentally.
Proudest Magic Moment
Becoming the 2017 French National Champion.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Bardini has learned that to get results he needs to practice a lot. This is true for life.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players try to convince others that their cards and decks are good without listening to others (who may be better than them).
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Bardini plays a lot on MTGO and uses this tool to get reps in. He explores the best decks and gets a feel for what beats him. As he cycles through the best decks, he finds the one that is good and resonates with his style.
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