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Top 8 Profiles

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Name: Kamiel Cornelissen
Age: 27
Occupation: Student
Hometown: Enschede, Netherlands

Previous Magic accomplishments: 5 PT Top8, Dutch national champion 2006, World team champion 2006

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Mistmeadow Witch

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? I am open to all color combinations.

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? I’m confident, but there are a lot of good players in the top8, so we will have to see.


Name: Raphael Levy
Age: 26
Hometown: Toulouse

Previous Magic accomplishments: Magic PT Hall of Fame

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Steel of the Godhead!

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? I’m going to try to draft white. I’ve been quite successful with it this weekend.

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? I’ve never won a limited GP top8... Hopefully now is the time!!


Name: Gabriel Nassif
Age: 24
Occupation: Poker/Magic for a living
Hometown: Paris

Previous Magic accomplishments: 3 GP top8s, 8 PT top8s, ever heard of them?

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Twilight Shepherd (x2 in my sealed)

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? Not really, pick the best card, go from there and try to get three preferably.

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? Must be 80:1


Name: Antoine Ruel (Go Peset Go!)
Age: 28
Occupation: Player
Hometown: Aubervilliers

Previous Magic accomplishments: PT LA champion and Invitational champion

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Reflecting Pool

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? It’s all about the first picks and signals, if I had to choose I’d go on white weenie.
What do you think about your chances for the top 8? Good


Name: Alexandre Peset “COBRA”
Age: 31
Occupation: Poker and Magic
Hometown: Lille

Previous Magic accomplishments: 2 GP top8, 3rd PT Kobe and 2x Top8 at France Championship

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Scuttlemutt

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? White with a few green or blue

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? So many good players... I don’t know... I want to send a kiss to Maja =)


Name: Gaetan Lefebvre
Age: 26
Hometown: Maugeuge

Previous Magic accomplishments: Top16 GP Stockholm, Top32 PT Valence and Top16 GP Krakow

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Burn Trail

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? Blue and black with cheap creatures, removal and fliers. Splash red for a little more removal.

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? Many pros to beat, but with a 5-0 today everything is possible.


Name: Rogier Kleij
Age: 33
Occupation: Senior IT field support engineer
Hometown: Utrecht, Netherlands

Previous Magic accomplishments: Attend Pro Tour Kobe

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Sootstoke Kindler

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? Red, if available

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? It’s Magic... there is always a chance!


Name: Holger Lange
Age: 36
Occupation: Working for a Bank
Hometown: Hamburg

Previous Magic accomplishments: Won 5x Amateur money!

What was your most valuable card this weekend? Jaws of Stone

What are you going to draft? Any preferences? Blue and white, red and black, green and red, I don’t know...

What do you think about your chances for the top 8? It’s my first time, so I’m just happy to be there =)

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