293: How To Learn and Justify Decisions with Dani Anderson

Dani Anderson is an Engineering Ph.D. student from Glasgow, Scotland who is building his Magic resume with finishes such as winning the PTQ at GP Liverpool and making it into the Top 16 at Pro Tour Dominaria. Dani lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

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First Set


Favorite Set

Battle for Zendikar

Favorite Card

Unlicensed Disintegration

Early Challenge

Mulligan decisions were tough early on because Dani came from a different card game.

Worst Magic Moment

Dani went 0-5 at his first Pro Tour. It felt bad to have to tell his friends that he was out. But what helped him through was knowing he had another event coming up.

Proudest Magic Moment

Top 16 at Pro Tour Dominaria.

Tournament Preparation

Dani chooses his deck 1 week before a big event.
This gives him time to playtest and tweak.

What Have You Learned From Magic

How to learn and how to justify decisions.

Best Format


Biggest Mistake Players Make

Players are too results-oriented.

Parting Guidance

Magic is still a game. Enjoy it as such.

Magic Resource

SCG, CFB, Twitter, connecting with a local group

Connect With Dani Anderson


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