Close-up: Andrew Bonham
By David Price
Sideboard (S): Where are you from?
Andrew Bonham (AB): Toronto, Ontario
S: How long have you been playing?
AB: since Tempest
S: How long have you been playing competitively?
AB: about two years
S: What are your best tournament accomplishments?
AB: I came in 9th at Canadian Nationals this year and my team won the Ontario Team PTQ, so we'll be playing in Pro Tour - New York. Aside from that, I've made three top 8's at Pro Tour Qualifiers.
S: What are you playing and why?
AB: I'm playing Bargain because it qualified me for Canadian Nationals and its the best deck in the field, able to deal with basically anything.
S: What's your favorite card?
AB: Verdant Force - one of my first decks (before I knew how to play well) used Wood Sage to get the Verdant Forces into the graveyard and Living Death to bring everything back into play
S: What's your favorite format?
AB: Booster draft
S: What's your favorite card mechanic?
AB: Alternate casting costs (like Ensnare and Abolish)
S: What's your favorite movie?
AB: Braveheart - part of my ancestry is Scottish
S: What's your favorite food?
AB: wonton soup