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Christian Calcano’s GP Montreal Report: Day Two

Day Two I woke up at 7am, took a shower and got ready. Woke up the rest of my friends and started durdling on facebook while I wait for them. I told myself if I did well at this GP, I’d consider going to the foreign GPs to try and chase Level 6. I had just been payed few days ago, so I went online and start looking at flight prices. Five minutes later, I was down one pay check and up one flight to Milan. I guess I knew this whole time that regardless of how I did I was going to go anyway. But now with it being official, the pressure was definitely on to do well on Day 2. Having drafted m12 over that past couple of months, I came to the conclusion that red, white, and green were the three best colors to draft. This format is very aggressive and those colors provide the most aggressive cards. Regardless of this I’m not one to really force a color going into a draft; I like to be open and just read the table signals. Continue reading Christian Calcano’s GP Montreal Report: Day Two

Christian Calcano’s GP Montreal Report: Day One

Hey guys, some of you may know me already but for those who don’t, let me introduce myself. My name’s Christian Calcano and I’m a 22 year old pro player from New York City. I’ve been playing Magic competitively since 2004, and hadn’t made it onto the Pro Tour until my breakout season in 2010. With 2011 being my first full year on the PT, I had decided going in that I would make full use of my pro level and go to as many GPs as I can to try and attain a higher level in the Pro Players Club. Continue reading Christian Calcano’s GP Montreal Report: Day One