Ryan Solave is from Sarnia, Ontario and has been playing Magic since Alara block. He plays a lot of online games, but sets aside most of his time for Magic. He had his first Grand Prix Top 8 in Indianapolis and is qualified for PT Kaladesh in Hawaii.
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khans of Tarkir
Player base is great. People are competitive but still nice.
The Stack. Ryan was not good at it early on.
After Khans came out Ryan hit events hard. By consistently playing at a high level Ryan got experience.
At GP Toronto Ryan made a huge misplay. He assigned 1 damage to tokens when his opponent had a Gideon Emblem.
Top 8 at GP Indianapolis
"How are you going to win this game."
Learning different formats has helped Ryan read his opponents better.
Over side boarding
Choose a deck and play against the gauntlet starting a month.
Deck Box, Pad, Deck
Use same water bottle, make list
Learn the stack. Know when you can respond and what you should respond to. Learn the removal of the format.
Play whatever is most fun for you. Just have fun.
Focus on your own mistakes.
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