269: Pick One Format and Master It with Jedrek Szmyd

Jedrek Szmyd is a powerful magician, who is a dedicated blue mage. He made top 8 at Grand Prix Warsaw 2017. Besides MTG, he’s also really into basketball and music. Jedrek lives in Poznań, Poland.

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First Set


Favorite Set


Favorite Card

Snapcaster Mage

Early Challenge

Taking down the local “Endboss”.

Worst Magic Moment

GP Warsaw 2012. Jedrek was playing well and felt like he had the game under control. In one turn his opponent turned things around and won.

Proudest Magic Moment

Top 8 at GP Warsaw 2017.

What Have You Learned From Magic

Don’t be results-oriented. Focus on improving yourself.

Biggest Mistake Players Make

Players lose their will to fight too early. They give up the game (mentally) too soon. Also, players don’t have a plan.

Advice To New Players

Pick a format to be competitive in and stick with it for a while.

Parting Guidance

Pick your one format and have a plan every time you play.

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