204: The Power of Reflection with Francesco Giorgio
Francesco Giorgio is an Italian Magic player living in England and a member of Team Axion Now. He’s at his best with 40 card decks, but also enjoying the Standard format. His achievements include 2 Limited Grand Prix Top 8s and Top 8 at the 2014 World Magic Cup.
Khans of Tarkir
At first, Francesco didn’t like the “best decks”. Now, he understands that others have done well and he can draw on their knowledge.
Worst Magic Moment
Losing the finals of a GP due to a terrible mistake. He didn’t read all the cards.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 at 2014 World Magic Cup.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Francesco learned to analyze his mistakes regardless of the outcome.
Constructed. Focus more on tournament preparation.
Draft often. (Daily if possible.)
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
Francesco loves travelling.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
In Limited, players don’t block enough.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Tournament
Practice and discussion. For Limited, each player ranks every card and players discuss the differences.
Look back at every game and reflect, regardless of the results.
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