181: Gerry Thompson Thinks YOU are Great! and How You Treat People Matters
Gerry Thompson is a master deck builder, deck-tuner, and Pro Tour mainstay. He dominated the SCG Tour and even worked at Wizards of the Coast for a bit. He has 11 Grand Prix Top 8s with 2 wins and 1 Pro Tour Top 8.
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What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
Gameplay is super fun. Gerry loves to solve a puzzle.
Card advantage was a concept that Gerry didn’t grasp at first but made a huge difference once he learned.
First Grand Prix top 8
Worst Magic Moment
At a Magic Worlds tournament, Gerry had a bad deck and was doing his best. He conceded a game that he didn’t have to because he was unfamiliar with his deck.
Proudest Magic Moment
Winning two opens in one weekend and making Magic: The Gathering History.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Social interactions, decision-making skills, and a word everything.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
Magic help Gerry mature. He learned that how he treats people matters.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Side boarding and not understanding your role.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Ask critical questions in every match up.
Gerry is working on getting better Pro Tour results.
Winning Strategy in Modern
Tournament Day Tips
Get 8 hours of sleep. exercise in the morning, stay hydrated
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