Javier Luna is a veteran player who has played in several Pro Tours and Worlds. He runs a website at magiclair.com.ar that provides free articles in Spanish. The site covers all the formats and focuses on growing the Latin American Magic community. He has 1 Grand Prix Top 8 and 1 Super Sunday Series Final Top 8. Javier lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Legends / Urza's Saga
Drafting has always been a challenge for Javier. He focuses on this by drafting online. Screenshots are a lifesaver.
At a GP in Santiago, Javier went 9-0 in day1 but went 0-5-1 on day 2. He felt so bad and struggled mentally, but came to realize that everyone has good and bad days.
First Grand Prix top 8 / Seeing countrymen do great.
Javier is working on his draft skills and is focusing on controlling his emotional responses to losing.
Reading everything he can. Javier keeps tabs through CFB and SC. He also plays every day even if it's just one or two matches.
Javier learned about leadership and friendship.
Players complain about luck all the time when they have no control over it. Improve yourself and understand that luck is part of the game.
Javier followed the metagame closely and chose a Blue / Red deck. However, one week before the Grand Prix, he started losing a lot. So Javier talked with the best player in the country and switched to a Mardu deck.
Enjoy the game. Magic is great. Play with friends and meet new people. Travel all you can.
magiclair.com.ar, CFB, SCG
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