177: Play What You Know with Marcio Carvalho
Marcio Carvalho has an impressive record of 13 Grand Prix Top 8s including 3 wins, 3 Pro Tour Top 8s, and was a finalist at the 2016 Worlds tournament.
Choosing a deck.
First time competing at Worlds in 2005.
Worst Magic Moment
Getting banned for 6 months for looking at others cards in a draft.
Marcio learned to not try to be the coolest kid in the room.
Proudest Magic Moment
Making Platinum and being a finalist Worlds Moment in 2016.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Slow down and understand it’s okay to be wrong.
Advice From Pro
Magic is a game of variance. Prepare it.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
Marcio learned he can work hard when he wants to.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Forcing a pick order in draft. Drafts are fluid and you shouldn’t put blenders.
Not getting burned out by playing too much.
Tournament Day Tips
Eat well and drink water.
Don’t force things. Play what you know.
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