Ben Friedman has four Grand Prix top 8s, two Pro Tour top 16s, 5 SCG invitational top 8s, and does it all while rocking a mean cowboy hat! He is a member of the MetaGameGurus on the SCG Tour and the Captain of Mox Box Bowl on the Pro Tour. Ben lives in Baltimore, MD.
Understanding how to attack a metagame.
JSS Nationals - first cashing a tournament.
After getting crushed at his first Pro Tour, Ben was really down. He learned he wasn't the hot shot he thought.
Qualifying for his first Pro Tour. Next was when Ben made it to the Pro Tour off of a special invite due to rule changes. This PT invite got him the Gold status that year.
Drink a lot of water, Ben knows that for him fasting makes him more focused.
Build your network and share cards. Networks help you make friends, save money and play Magic.
Ben learned his play style is very value oriented.
Players don't understand side boarding. They don't consider how their side boarding choices change when they are on the play versus the draw.
Think for yourself, learn for yourself and learn how to learn better.
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