John Asbach is 25 years old and an active duty military member. He graduated from the United States Military Academy (Westpoint) Class of 2013 and is originally from Buffalo, NY. He loves theater, coffee, and hockey and is the Champion of Grand Prix San Jose 2017.
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It's different everytime you play.
Constructed. Choosing the right deck. Getting advice from knowledgeable players helps John share this up.
Grand Prix San Jose validated John's effort.
GP Portland. John went to time against a grindy Bant company deck. He ended up playing the draw bracket and doing poorly.
Winning Grand Prix San Jose 2017.
Focus on the things you can control. Play, card evaluation (Limited), deck building.
Ask yourself " how does my deck win?"
Thinking ahead and solving problems.
Not giving enough attention to your mana base in Limited.
For a new set, go to the Pre-Release and draft as much as possible before the Grand Prix.
Water, granola bars, the days are long. Take it one match at a time.
Be your mentality flexible. Find what works for you and talk to others.
John can be found in the MTG Pro Tutor Facebook group.
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