Petr Sochurek has been playing Magic since he was 11, and started grinding PTQs and GPs at about 16. He qualified to Valencia, where he made top 16 at his first Pro Tour with Merfolk. He’s a Platinum Level Pro with 4 Grand Prix top 8, including a finals at Rimini and a win at Paris.
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What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
Petr loves to win. He enjoys the challenge and complications.
Petr learned how to learn. After each game, Petr asks what he could have done better.
When Petr was 18-19 he qualified for his first Pro Tour.
Worst Magic Moment
Petr lost his first PPTQ final and didn’t qualify for the Pro Tour. He learned how bad he wanted the Pro Tour and prepared even harder.
Proudest Magic Moment
Making Platinum in 2016. To get there he practiced every day online.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Petr has become more analytical.
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Tournament Day Tips
Get some sleep and practice wake up at the time you would for the tournament. Bananas and fruits.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
Petr learned if he really wants something he willing to sacrifice for it.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
People make the 80% right play. People don’t think through their play and don’t realize when they should make the 20% play.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Petr is open to playing any deck. He talks with other players and knows that just because his good players mean he knows everything.
You can learn from every single game. Don’t complain.
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