203: How Focusing on the Next Game Only Will Get You to the Pro Tour with Dario Veneri
Dario Veneri is a 24 year old Clerk from Zurich, Switzerland who started playing Magic about 4 years ago. He’s been to a bit more than a dozen GPs and made his first top 8 at Grand Prix Bologna 2017.
Return to Ravnica
Dario struggled with variance at first. To overcome this, Dario focused on the new and just play the next game.
Worst Magic Moment
At a World Magic Qualifier, Dario got ahead of himself and didn’t focus on the next game.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 at Grand Prix Bologna and getting his first Pro Tour invite.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Variance is everywhere and being mindful of it in Magic has brought it up to Dario in other areas and has helped him.
Tournament Day Tips
Go with friends. Interact with them between rounds. DON’T COMPLAIN and discuss crucial decision times from your game. Also, eat right. Plan it ahead and be mindful.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players tend to splash too much in Limited. They sacrifice their mana base for a low impact pay off.
How to Effectively Prepare for Grand Prix
Dario created a network of experienced players he likes and respects. He played a lot of Magic Online and attended as many Prerelease as he could. He discussed cards extensively with friends.
Focus on the next game and don’t let variance get you down.
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