Jonathon Zaczek is the Champion of Merfolk. He made top 8 at Grand Prix Vancouver, while his followers Przemek Knocinski and Simon Slutsky won GP Copenhagen 2015 and GP Los Angeles 2016 with Merfolk. Merfolk has been scrubbed off as a joke by the top players for years. It is our guest’s mission to prove them wrong, AGAIN.
Master of Waves
What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
Every set changes the whole game. It keeps the game fresh.
Finding the right people to surround himself with.
Worst Magic Moment
Jonathon played Mono blue devotion in Standard. He did very well everywhere except at PTQ’s. At his lost PTQ he lost every single game.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 at GP Vancouver
When Jonathon started winning PTQ’s with Merfolk.
Advice from Pros
Play the deck that speaks to you.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players don’t play around what their opponent might have.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Play competitive leagues on Magic Online. Sleep very well the nights before.
Playing around cards is the most important thing you can do in Magic.
You’re at the mercy of your cards. Never resign.
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