June 12nd Standard Master Top8 Interviews

Written by Jinete_dV on June 12, 2016


Duodax

Name, Age, Nationality:
Ilja Tchernomazov, 25, German
 
What deck did you play?
Grixis Dwellers
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
Secure the Wastes+Westvale Abbey deck but faced none
 
How’d you prepare for the master?
Just played the deck often
 
In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
No, the list is fine.

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
Best Maindeck: Goblin Dark-Dwellers Best Side: Radiant Flames Worst Main: Read the Bones Worst Side: Roast
 
Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
 I <3 DSD-Steve!
 
Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
More DRAFTS!


kingslayer98

Name, Age, Nationality:
Manuel Jacob, 17, Portuguese

What deck did you play?
Bant Company
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
4 color rites. no

How’d you prepare for the master?
I have played a lot of this deck recently.

In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
No. The deck is close to perfect. Althought, in sideboard something could be changed to replace the fourth dromoka's command but i still don´t know what it is.

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
reflector mage. surrak, hunt caller. Eldrazi displacer. fourth dromoka's command

Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
magic league


Fusilli

 Name, Age, Nationality:
Ugo, 24, Italian
 
What deck did you play?
UR control
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
I think that the deck hasnt a worst match up
 
How’d you prepare for the master?
Mini and trial on magic league
 
In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
Nothing
 
What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
Best md: ulamog, best sb: negate, worst md: warping wail, worst sb: warping wail
 
Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
//
 
Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
All ok, good work!


herad

Name, Age, Nationality:
Stephan, 23, Austria

What deck did you play?
GW Tokens
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
I have no idea about Standard.

How’d you prepare for the master?
I took a list from mtgtop8.com and copied it.

In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
Worked fine.

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
Planeswalkers are great, not sure how good the hangarback walkers are.

Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
Shoutout to not knowing the format.

Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
It's fine.


wrinkle22

Name, Age, Nationality:
Joe Wrinkle 26 usa   

What deck did you play?
Muc   
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
idk what it is, lost to ramp in rounds   

How’d you prepare for the master?
i play a good amount of magic   

In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
main deck counters, and maybe a big finisher   

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
part the waterveil, negate   

Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
to my gf amy, love you, happy birthday!!

Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
sponsors


OctoOoze

Name, Age, Nationality:
Alex, 12, Canadian

What deck did you play?
 Mono White Humans
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
 Probably W/B Control. Didn't play against it.

How’d you prepare for the master?
 Didn't really.

In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
Probably add some hate for mono blue in the sb, other than that deck was good.

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
 Always Watching, Hanweir Malitia Captain, Anointer of Champions, Archangel of Tithes

Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
kevinliu for being a good testing partner :)

Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
Nope, it's awesome as is.


ByeByeWorld21

Name, Age, Nationality:
Vincent Daniels, 19, American

What deck did you play?
Craw-Blade
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
U/W flyers
Didn't play it

How’d you prepare for the master?
PPTQ with the exact 75

In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
Nope

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
Evolutionary Leap,Nissa, Vastwood Seer , worst - Hangarback Walker, Enlightened Ascetic

Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
Shout out to Next Ridge games my LGS and all the great people there, and also my boy todd for the sick hook ups.

Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
Some judge calls were not following the correct rel imho.


max09

 Name, Age, Nationality:
Omar Sanjur, 27 years old, panamanian

What deck did you play?
4 C rites Mid Range
 
What do you feel is your worst match up? How’d you do against it in the swiss?
Control w/removal. sb and pray for good hand.

How’d you prepare for the master?
again lol. Im testing this deck for another tournament here in my country.

In hindsight are there any changes that you would've made to your list, or what deck would you have rather have played?
yes, I replace 4 elvish visionary for 4 death cultivator... error! I miss the visionary, sometimes they hit the 3rth, 4th or any land u need... u cant play with a bunch of creatures hoping ur opp not to draw a languish... or radiant flames... with 1 or 2 sylvan advocates in play

What was your best card main deck? What what your best sideboard card? Worst main deck card? Worst sideboard card?
best card maindeck... reflector mage. best card in sb... declaration in stone. worst main: deathcap cultivator. worst sb: evolutionary leap

Shoutouts to anyone/anything?
none

Suggestions for improving the overall Magic-League experience?
judges please! and pay the prize as soon as posible!

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Comments:
by mazaza on 2016-06-23 15:56 CET

No one played bant humans? I am disappoint.


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