Jorge Mantilla is 28 years old and was born in Miami, Florida. He started out by playing Poker and sneaking into casino’s throughout high school to make extra money. He’s a well known Spearfisherman through his videos on youtube/Instagram. He started playing Magic after Dragons of Tarkir and fell in love with Limited. He’s been to 2 Grand Prix’s – Atlanta, where he won the last 4 rounds in a row to make day 2 and Orlando where he made Top 8. Jorge lives in Miami, Florida.
Dragon of Tarkir
Side boarding and deck building. Every time Jorge lost in Limited, he would look at his opponent’s deck at ask why was each card in that deck.
Worst Magic Moment
Losing his first PPTQ win-and-in. Jorge learned the importance of early pressure and keeping good hands.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 at GP Orlando.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Confidence and being nice to people.
Advice to New Limited Players
Watch a good drafter and learn why they chose what they did.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
“I have the confidence to achieve my goals.”
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Not keeping track of the board state.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Jorge did a Limited event online every day for about 8 months.
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
Draft box: Lands, tokens, sleeves, paper, dice
Play frequently. Don’t stop. Don’t quit.
Connect With Jorge Mantilla
Jorge can be found in the MTG Pro Tutor Facebook group.
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