Nicolas DelValle

Nicolas DelValle

Age: 21

Occupation: Student

Hometown: Anchorage, AL

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Shadows Over Innistrad Game Day Champion

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 7-1-1 with Blue-Green Tempo

What did you draft on Day 2? Goblins and Ninjas.

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? (Foil) Urza, Lord High Artificer

 

Dzi Do

Dzi Do

Age: 26

Occupation: Self-Employed

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Getting carried by friends.

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 8-1 with UB Ninjas.

What did you draft on Day 2? 2-1 with RW Tokens and 2-0-1 with UR Aggro.

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Anything good.

 

Shuhei Nakamura

Shuhei Nakamura

Age: 37

Occupation: Semi-retired professional Magic player

Hometown: Matsuyama, Japan

Previous Magic Accomplishments: #1 in lifetime Pro Points.

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 9-0, I sideboarded from Naya to Mardu colors every match.

What did you draft on Day 2? WU twice.

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Maybe a Sword?

 

Ben Weitz

Ben Weitz

Age: 29

Occupation: Software engineer at Pinterest

Hometown: St. Paul, MN

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Gold Pro, MOCS Championship competitor, 6 GP Top 8s, best host of the Allied Strategies podcast (@alliedstrats)

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 9-0 with BGW Zombie Midrange

What did you draft on Day 2? Four-Color Snow and then BW Changeling Aggro

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Hexdrinker

 

Ryan Leek

Ryan Leek

Age: 33

Occupation: The Wholesale Formula

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Previous Magic Accomplishments: Qualified for a PT once.

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 7-2, GB curve-out

What did you draft on Day 2? UB Mill and UB Control

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Fallen Shinobi

 

Robert Lee

Robert Lee

Age: 24

Occupation: Customer Service rep

Hometown: Massapequa Park

Previous Magic Accomplishments: SCG 2014 Top 8 competitor

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 8-1 with GW with Serra and Deep Forest Hermit. Much when you draw one of them every game.

What did you draft on Day 2? UR then UB

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Serra, that card is unfair.

 

Joseph Wagner

Age: 25

Occupation: Research technologist

Hometown: Boston, MA

Previous Magic Accomplishments: None 🙂 Went 3-0 in 2HG at FNM

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 8-1 with five-color nonsense.

What did you draft on Day 2? BG Snow Aggro, then RG Snow Aggro

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Sword of Truth and Justice

 

Ryan Normandin

Ryan Normandin

Age: 28

Occupation: High School Math and Physics teacher; MTG humor writer for flipsidegaming.com.

Hometown: Boston, MA

Previous Magic Accomplishments: GP Top 8, SCG Open Top 8

What was your Day 1 record and deck? 8-1 with Abzan Splinter Twin (Sling-Gang Lieutenant + Good-Fortune Unicorn + Putrid Goblin).

What did you draft on Day 2? UG Snow and UGw (I’m from Boston, I know a thing or two about snow).

What card do you most want to open in the Top 8? Snow-Covered Island