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310: Play More Lands and Make Good Friends to Succeed with Giordano Fagiolo (2nd place GP Brussels 2018)

Released Friday, 9th November 2018
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Giordano Fagiolo is a rising star in competitive Magic and made it to the finals at his first Grand Prix ever! (GP Bruxelles 2018) Giordano lives in Albano Laziale, Rome, Italy.
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Favorite Set

Battle for Zendikar

Favorite Card

Insult // Injury

Early Challenge

At a Standard and PPTQ, Giordano felt upset and nervous, but when he sat down to play it all went away.

Worst Magic Moment

Giordano lost in a final at a PPTQ and learned you can't win every time.

Proudest Magic Moment

Making it to the final match of his first Grand Prix ever.

What Have You Learned From Magic

Thinking ahead. Planning.

Worst Mistake He Makes

Playing fewer lands than they should.
Giordano takes a deck and replaces the worst card wit a land.

Tournament Preparation

Giordano picked his deck the day before the GP. He found an article by Brad Nelson and changed 1 card.

Parting Guidance

Ask Brad Nelson.

Magic Resource

SCG Premium, CFB, Playing with teammates/friends in person.

Connect With Giordano Fagiolo

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

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