Top 8 Player Profiles

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Name:
Carlos Eduardo Romao

Occupation:
Magic player

Previous High Finishes:
I won Worlds 2002 and I have 5 GP Top 8s.

What was your record Day 1?
8-1

What was your record Day 2?
2-1
2-0-1

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
My best card was Sigil of Distinction. The card is amazing! I had it in my sideboard. Big mistake!

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
I hope to draft Sigil of Distinction, so I can make the right move this time and apologize to the Magic gods.


Name:
Brandon Scheel

Occupation:
Student/Magic player

Previous High Finishes:
11th Grand Prix-Indy, 11th Pro Tour-Kuala Lumpur, 11th Pro Tour-Hollywood, Iowa State Champion 2007.

What was your record Day 1?
8-1 (losing Round 4!)

What was your record Day 2?
3-0
2-0-1

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Triple Branching Bolt.

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
Oblivion Ring.


Name:
Tim Landale

Occupation:
Barista/Magic dealer

Previous High Finishes:
12th Grand Prix-Denver, Top 32 Grand Prix-Daytona, Top 4 Junior Super Series

What was your record Day 1?
8-0-1

What was your record Day 2?
1-2
3-0

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Bant Charm because I had two.

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
Red X.


Name:
Chris Pait

Occupation:
Accounting clerk.

Previous High Finishes:
Several PTQ Top 8s, it's been a while, can't really recall which ones.

What was your record Day 1?
8-1

What was your record Day 2?
1-1-1
3-0

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Jund Charm

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
Can't really say; I haven't drafted the set enough.


Name:
Sam Batarseh

Occupation:
Auditor, personal income tax!

Previous High Finishes:
Top 8 Grand Prix-Denver (long ago, Invasion Block Constructed). Various Pro Tour appearances.

What was your record Day 1?
8-1 (only loss was to Jon Sonne all weekend, including 5-0 in a grinder!)

What was your record Day 2?
2-1
2-0-1

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Wild Nacatl

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
A winning deck?


Name:
Justin "Googs" Meyer.

Occupation:
Boy of your dreams/student

Previous High Finishes:
Gerry T's cheering squad.

What was your record Day 1?
7-1-1

What was your record Day 2?
5-1

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Realm Razor (plus Scourglass!)

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
GlazeFiend.dec, or Jund.


Name:
Willy Edel

Occupation:
Stock Broker

Previous High Finishes:
4 National Top 8s (including this year), 3 Pro Tour Top 8s. This is my first GP Top 8.

What was your record Day 1?
8-1

What was your record Day 2?
2-1
2-1

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Broodmate Dragon (I had 2!!)

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
Some unearth spells.


Name:
Jon Sonne

Occupation:
None.

Previous High Finishes:
2 Grand Prix wins.

What was your record Day 1?
9-0

What was your record Day 2?
3-0
0-2-1

What was the best card from your Sealed Deck?
Flameblast Dragon.

What deck or cards are you hoping to draft in the Top 8?
Not blue or white, hopefully.

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