Kris McCord is a Magic grinder from Switzerland who currently lives in Auburn Alabama (attending Auburn University). He’s reaching for Silver or better by the end of the 2017/18 season and is off to a good start with one Grand Prix top 8.
Champions of Kamigawa
Losing. Kris learned that you can’t win every time. He realized he wasn’t having fun anywhere and decided to focus on having fun and accepting the variance.
Worst Magic Moment
Top 8 of a PTQ when Kris felt favored but choked and took it hard. He decided to play more casually and reconnected with the fun of Magic.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 at GP Indianapolis 2017 and qualifying for his first Pro Tour through an RPTQ earlier in the year.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Accepting that things don’t always pan out as planned. Make the best of every situation given to you.
Kris observed all the top players and learned from them.
Read articles, discuss Magic with friends.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
For Limited, Kris practiced with a team and drafted a lot.
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
Kris takes a carry on so he doesn’t have to check in the bag. Deck box, life pod, pen, dice, water, snacks
Stay positive. Negativity serves o one and has a poor effect on your game. Positive attitudes help you whether many bad situations.
Connect With Kris McCord
Kris can be found in the MTG Pro Tutor Facebook group.
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