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2002 Grand Prix Copenhagen Top 8 Profiles

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Name?
Jens Krause

Age?
19

Where are you from?
Germany

Occupation?
Zivi / Social Service

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
3rd GP Hamburg

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
It's just perfect

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
B/W

Why?
Clerics are good

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Voidmage Prodigy!

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
Killing all 3 of my opponents creatures (all morphs) with Harsh Mercy


Name?
Dirk Baberowski

Age?
24

Where are you from?
Germany

Occupation?
Travel Agent

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
3 PT's blah blah....

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
As evidenced by the quality of the Top 8 - Good

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
R/W

Why?
Most aggressive

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Glory Seeker/Shock

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
Going Bear, Shock, Bear by turn 3


Name?
Robert Maher

Age?
24

Where are you from?
Madison, WI, USA

Occupation?
Student

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
Player of the Year, PT Chicago '99 Champion, World's 2000 finalist, Team PT 2002 3rd Place. Other top 8 finishes at GP's

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
I think it is a lot of fun. But it is new, sets are always fun when they are new.

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
R/W

Why?
It is an aggressive deck with the least number of situational cards. Just solid all round

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Sparksmith

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
Making 7/7 Elementals with Voice of the Woods


Name?
Kai Budde

Age?
22

Where are you from?
Hamburg, Germany

Occupation?
Pro / Student

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
Beat Raphael Levy 2359778 times

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
Too powerful rares, otherwise good

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
G/B

Why?
Best Colours

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Rorix

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
I said "ok" when Fred Courtois discarded in game 2 on his third turn.

I also mana-burned twice due to not knowing the cards.


Name?
Jens Thorén

Age?
22

Where are you from?
Umeå, Sweden

Occupation?
Student

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
Qualifying for the Invitational

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
I like it

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
B/W

Why?
Good Synergy

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Sparksmith

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
Sacrificing 5 clerics in the same turn with Cabal Archon. You take 10, I gain 10 life.


Name?
David Linder

Age?
22

Where are you from?
Stockholm, Sweden

Occupation?
Student

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
3rd GP Copenhagen '97. 3rd GP Warsaw '01

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
Morph is nice. Don't like all those rare bombs though. I never get them.

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
Well black-blue sucks that's for sure. Let me be a warning example.

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Skirk Commando is cool

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
Sleeping in a hotel apartment with like ten partying Swedes. Thanks for the bed guys.


Name?
Fredrik Boberg

Age?
19

Where are you from?
Linköping, Sweden

Occupation?
Student

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
Top 32 GP Oslo, Qualified for PT Houston

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
Random

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
G/R

Why?
Good removal and creatures

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Contested Cliffs

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
When I made top 8


Name?
Florent Jeudon

Age?
22

Where are you from?
France

Occupation?
Nothing

What are your other achievements with Magic the Gathering?
6th PT Boston 2002

What do you think of the Onslaught Limited Format?
Cool but the rares are a little bit too broken

What colour combination do you like most in Onslaught draft?
R/G

Why?
Because I played it in two drafts and that's what I played each time.

What is your favourite card in Onslaught?
Sparksmith

What is your most memorable play from the tournament?
When I decided not to drop after thinking about it for a long time when I was 2-1-1

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