317: The Priceless Part of Magic with Zach Allen (13th at Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica)
Zach Allen is a member of Team RIW from Farmington Hills, Michigan. He Co-hosts the podcast Turn One Thoughtseize and has 2 Grand Prix top 8s, a Pro Tour top 16, and 1 SCG top 8 in his record. He’s a dedicated control player and Snapcaster Mage enthusiast.
Khans of Tarkir
Not being able to beat the best guy at his local store. This constant, ever-present challenge pushed Zach to improve.
Worst Magic Moment
Getting 9th at PPTQ’s 6 times in a row. Zach learned that the results of tournaments are not indicative of your actual skill.
Proudest Magic Moment
Making top 16 of Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Making the play that sets you up for a win later. Make the best decision at the time with the information you have, but make a decision.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Getting out of the moment. Players need to focus on just the game in front of them.
The people in Magic are what’s most important. Relationships and friends are priceless.
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Magic Story brings the lore of the Multiverse to life in an audio presentation never before heard in the Magic community.
Listen to Episode 1 here or on www.magicthestory.com