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Situational Awareness: How to Play Around Things

Situational Awareness: How to Play Around Things

PVDDR takes us through some next-level mindset needed to succeed at the top levels, in how and when to play around the cards you're afraid of.

Sometime ago, my teammate Julian Wellman posted a video where he discussed an interesting spot from his World Championship run (the play starts at 5:52):

Basically, the situation for Julian is as follows - he can either go for the Transmogrify or for the Esika's Chariot. I...


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Paulo Vitor "PVDDR" Damo da Rosa has been a professional Magic: the Gathering player and writer for over 20 years. He was Player of the Year in 2017, World Champion in 2020, and is tied for most Top Finishes in history with 17. He will play whichever decks he thinks are the best, but his favorite style is aggro-control. Other than Magic, PV is also a fan of watching TV shows, reading fantasy novels and playing several other games such as Bridge, LoL, TFT, Storybook Brawl, Baldur's Gate 2 and Diablo 2.

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