Greetings! Today we’re very pleased to introduce the team that will represent MTG Manager this season on the Pro Tour Team Series!

Here’s our squad:

MTG Manager team presentation during the GP Lille live coverage.

Gonçalo Pinto (Team Captain)

Pro Tour Dominaria finalist

Occupation?
Digital Marketing Analyst; Writer for Hareurya.

When did you discover Magic?
I was addicted to Heroes of Might and Magic III and some friends showed me the game at school, the flavor was very similar, so I was immediately hooked. Stronghold was the latest set at the time.

What Standard deck are you playing with right now?
Wish I knew… I think I will play GP Lille with some red deck and then reevaluate for the Pro Tour.

What’s the best card in that deck?
Experimental FrenzyRunaway Steam-Kin and Goblin Chainwhirler are strong contenders as well.

What Guilds of Ravnica card impressed you the most?
Definitely Experimental Frenzy. I thought it was unplayable and now I think it’s the nuts!

Dmitriy Butakov

Two-time Magic Online Champion

Occupation?
MTGO Grinder.

When and how did you discover Magic?
About 15 years ago from my uncle.

What Standard deck are you playing with right now?
All of them.

What’s the best card in that deck?
Rekindling Phoenix!

What Guilds of Ravnica card impressed you the most?
Aurelia, but it took quite a while for me to realize she gives +2\+0 to any creature, not just red ones.

Antonio Del Moral Leon

Pro Tour Fate Reforged Champion

Occupation?
Grinder.

When and how did you discover Magic?
12 years ago for a friends.

What Standard deck are you playing with right now?
I liked UR Drakes.

What’s the best card in that deck?
Arclight Phoenix.

What Guilds of Ravnica card impressed you the most?
Aurelia.

Francisco Sifuentes

Peruvian Captain for World Magic Cup

Occupation?
Administrator.

When and how did you discover Magic?
When I was in school back in 2005, the game was very popular and I loved it right away. My first Magic adventure outside of school was the original Ravnica release.

What Standard deck are you playing with right now?
BG mid right now, I’m trying to figure out the mirror and how to balance against other strategy’s.

What’s the best card in that deck?
I think Carnage Tyrant, it’s good against mirror and vs. control.

What Guilds of Ravnica card impressed you the most?
I really like Aurelia, mostly for limited, the card is very powerful and has 5 toughness.

Louis-Samuel Deltour

Five GP Top 8 appearances, three runner-up finishes

Occupation?
MTG Player.

When and how did you discover Magic?
Around Odyssey, my cousin introduced me to it.

What Standard deck are you playing with right now?
I like Golgari!

What’s the best card in that deck?
Vraska, Relic Seeker.

What Guilds of Ravnica card impressed you the most?
Shocklands (boring but true).

Bernardo Santos

Three GP Top 8 appearances last season

Occupation?
Magic.

When and how did you discover Magic?
In 2005 a friend showed me the game and taught me how to play. Only in 2012, with Returna to Ravnica, did I return to the game and actually started playing in tournaments.

What Standard deck are you playing with right now?
I’m going to play BG mid because i couldn’t find anything better.

What’s the best card in that deck?
Probably Jadelight Ranger.

What Guilds of Ravnica card impressed you the most?
Arclight Phoenix, didn’t understand the potential when I first saw the card.

Thank you for reading!

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