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254: Effective Tournament Prep with Christoffer Larsen (best of)

Released Tuesday, 21st November 2017
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Christoffer Larsen is from Denmark and has 4 Grand Prix Top 8’s and has competed in at least 10 Pro Tours. He was on the Danish World Magic Cup team in 2015.
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First Set


Favorite Set

Ravnica: City of Guilds – Selesnya

Favorite Card

Sulfuric Vortex

What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?

Travel a lot. Likes going to Grand Prixs with friends.

Early Challenge

Damage on the stack.

Worst Magic Moment

SCG team event. Had a really bad UR deck.

Proudest Magic Moment

Top 8 of World Magic Cup with the team (back-to-back 2HG wins.)

Deepest Thing You've Learned About Yourself

Christoffer hates losing.
Take some time to move past it. Don’t whine.

Biggest Mistake Players Make

Know your opponent’s deck. So many players don't think of their opponent.

How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event

Watch videos!


Ask other for input and adjust

What's in Your Tournament Bag

Decks, clothes, code names

Improvement Suggestions

Talk to tournament players, ask for help, borrow decks.
Be kind and helpful to new players.
Work out, get byes (they allow you to sleep in), eat breakfast.

Magic Resource

MTG Pulse
Don’t take it too seriously and have fun.

Connect With Christoffer Larsen

Christoffer can be found in the MTG Pro Tutor Facebook group.

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