Daniel Gardner is a 26-year-old Business Development Manager for a Global biscuit manufacturer. He’s been playing magic since 8th Edition/Mirrodin and enjoys watching and playing football, playing poker and of course Magic. He’s the 2009 UK National Champion and placed 3rd and 8th at the UK Nationals in 2010 and 2017. He placed 19th at Pro Tour San Diego 2010 and 4th at GP Florence 2015. Daniel comes from London, UK.
Playing right decks. Daniel would get bored and switch decks too often.
Worst Magic Moment
At Pro Tour San Diego 2010, Daniel had 3 win-and-ins to make it to top 8 and lost all there. Daniel still got his best Pro Tour record yet.
Take a step back and recognize what you’ve done well.
Proudest Magic Moment
Winning UK Nationals 2009.
What Have You Learned From Magic
Making decisions with Limited decisions and then dealing with the results.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players don’t control their tells and give away too much. Stay cool you cause your opponent to question.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Daniel checked out the metagame using online sites and identified a few decks that he felt he’d like.
He doesn’t like going to a tournament with a tweaked deck that just won an event so he a winning lost and practiced.
Enjoy playing. Remember it’s a game and if you want to do well, practice and network.
Connect With Daniel Gardner
Daniel can be found in the MTG Pro Tutor Facebook group.
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