131: Why Did You Start Playing? with Thierry Ramboa
Thierry Ramboa started playing magic 12 years ago but wasnt able to travel or play competitively until April 2015. He reached Silver level pro status in 2015 and has attended every European GP’s since then. He Top 8d Grand Prix Sydney.
Ravnica City of Guilds (Izzet)
Always felt he was unlucky. Thinking through the situation and realizing that if the same thing happens it’s not luck.
Worst Magic Moment
Came back after a break and did so poorly he thought magic wasn’t for him. Friends helped him get through it.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 of Grand Prix Sydney. Just focus on the match.
Standard – Look at best decks in the format. Use MTG Goldfish and pick a deck that can beat the top 3.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
Tone down his over confidence.
Pro Tour Testing
Focus on limited and brewing. Run small tournaments within the Team and see results of each deck.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Being over confident. Think “How can I lose” and plan accordingly.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Played 2-4 drafts a day for the week.
Talking with others about magic. You get new ideas
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
Deck Box, deck, water, pen, dice
Entry Level Suggestions
Borrow cards from other players. Use proxies (not in tournaments)
Never forget why you started playing.
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