Gen Con The Days Are Too Short

Nate Price says, Itou Hiromichi, from Hiroshima, Japan, is a ten-year veteran of Magic. He made the trip across the ocean to Gen Con by himself, just to play Vintage. It’s the only format he plays. In fact, before the Finals match started, I asked him and Colin Wu whether or not they were planning on playing in the Legacy Champs on Saturday. After Wu gave the affirmative, Hiromich said, “No! Vintage for Power!” I’ve always been a big believer in specialization breeding skill, and Hiromichi gave me one more case to prove that point. He may only play Vintage, but he plays it better than anyone else—good enough to be the 2009 Vintage Champion. Read more.

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