61: Win a Grand Prix by Playing with People Who Have Similar Goals to Yours – Lukas Blohon
Lukas Blohon has an impressive Magic: The Gathering record with 5 Grand Prix Top 8s, including a win at Grand Prix Brussels 2015, and 2 Pro Tour Top 16s including a Top 8 finish at Pro Tour Dark Ascension. Lukas lives in Prague.
Ravnica: City of Guilds
Lukas is good at playing one deck over and over again and getting very familiar with it. Limited was his weak spot early on.
Level Up Moment
Training with Channel Fireball helped Lukas grow a lot because he was able to play with some of the best players in the world. This culminated in Lukas making the Top 8 of a Pro Tour.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 of Pro Tour Dark Ascension
How to Choose a Standard Deck
Play all the big decks and see which works for you. Then play that one over and over again.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Mentally checking out. Whether you’re winning or losing, stay engaged in the game and consider what you need to do to win.
Sealed & Draft Tips
Sealed: Synergies are always strong, but in Sealed you don’t always get enough of what you need to make the synergy work. In that case, play cards that affect the board
Draft: Keep track of what’s going on by noting the next picks behind yours. This gives you an idea of what the people to your left are doing. However, it’s more important to track what’s going on to your right. Do this by noting what is and is not being passed to you.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Use Magic Online to play anytime. You can put a few hours to good use without wasting time in transit.
Play the same deck as a trusted friend and share the insights.
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
Constructed: Build a tier 2 deck (or whatever you can afford) and play over and over again. Also, find someone who has a similar goal as you and work together to improve and advance.
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