124: Philippe Gareau Shares The Best Way To Win at Magic
Philippe Gareau has been playing Magic: The Gathering for 18 years and made his first Grand Prix top 8 at GP Montreal which qualified him for Pro Tour Kaladesh in Hawaii. Philippe lives in Quebec City, Canada.
Tempest / Stronghold
Learning the stack. Understanding the stack helped Philippe get to the competitive level.
Worst Magic Moment
GP Ottowa 2014 – Khans Limited – Philippe had multiple Secret Plans in play with a mandatory draw clause. He was disqualified because he missed the draw trigger.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 at GP Montreal 2016 and qualifying for the Pro Tour.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players don’t trust in their own instincts. Too many players copy the 75 cards of an online deck. To get ahead, look at the strategies and tweak to address them.
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
- Playset of commons
Talking with people about cards and match ups.
Try to play for a limited time. Never be afraid to experiment. The best way to win at Magic is to lose at Magic.
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