Player Profile: Katsuhiro Mori
Last Updated 9/24/00
Birthdate: Febuary 22, 1983
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Occupation: High School Student
Team Affiliation: None
- Top 8 - 2000 Japanese Nationals
- Finals, Top 4 (Japan's States)
- Grand Prix Sapporo Top 8
"I have been playing for 2 years (Exodus). I started playing with Mori Masaya, we learned to play together."
Influential People as Novice
"Masami Ibamoto - who is a strong Limited player. I saw Ibamoto defeat many Pro players, and I want to emulate him."
"Standard is my favorite, I can get familiar with the decks and it has an evolving metagame."
"Gary Wise - I played Gary at the DCI Center during '99 Worlds. Gary won - he is a funny guy and fun to play against."
Best Player in the World
"Counterspell, Stroke of Genius. I like blue."
Favorite Magic Mechanic
"Shadow - unblockability changes combat strategy."
Favorite Moment in Magic History (that does involve you)
"Lobotomizing an Opal/Pandemonium deck."
Favorite Place in Magic Travels
"I have never left Japan, I am a high school student, 17 years old."
Deck Building Accomplishments
"Sengir Autocrat/Delraich deck, I won a lot using the deck."
Greatest Magic Accomplishment
"Performance in today's Grand Prix-Sapporo."
"Five times a week at DCI Center in Tokyo. No special preparation for big event."
"Chikara Hayashi, Masaya Mori (Hayashi builds Mori's decks)."
Favorite Historical Magic Development
"I believe banning cards to prevent them from dominating is good for the game."
"I am good at topdecking. People think I'm lucky."
"Internet, comics and music."