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English Nationals 2018

English Nationals 2018

I started this blog to talk about my experiences judging, scorekeeping and working at Grands Prix. I posted recently about my judge career high point when I was selected to head judge Welsh Nationals. This post is about my scorekeeping career high, being selected as the main event scorekeeper for English Nationals. English Nationals is…

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GP Washington DC

GP Washington DC

Following on from my adventures in Toronto, I made the short flight over to Washington DC for the second show of my North American trip. I say Washington DC but the convention centre for this GP was in Chantilly, VA a pretty long trip out of downtown DC. With that in mind, I had booked…

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GP Toronto 2018

GP Toronto 2018

My first non-European GP trip and it involves flying out to Canada the day after Birmingham and working another four day show then heading over to Washington DC for three days then back home – all in all a two week trip! GP Toronto 2 (there was another show here earlier in the year) is…

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GP Birmingham 2018

GP Birmingham 2018

The UK’s second and third Grand Prix of the year due to the new double-header GP format brought out this year takes us the UK’s second city, Birmingham. This means a Wednesday start and a four working day weekend which will be good preparation for the similar pattern I will be doing in Toronto. Once…

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GP Bologna 2018

GP Bologna 2018

Last time I out I promised a minute tracker for what Scorekeepers actually do but I drew the straw for the late shift in Bologna which meant most of my day is covering breaks and fighting fires. I am sure one of the shows in Birmingham, Toronto and Washington will give me the chance to…

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RPTQ for Pro Tour Dominaria

RPTQ for Pro Tour Dominaria

Despite travelling four times already this year to staff large Magic events, it occurred to me recently that I have not judged at an event since Tournament Center unshackled me from the registration desk at GP Madrid in December 2017 and I spent a day on the papers team. It was with this in mind…

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GP London 2018

GP London 2018

It had never occurred to me why GP scorekeepers always appear to have a slight edge to their demeanour until I was asked to step into their shoes as an emergency replacement and spend two of my three days at the GP enhancing my relationship with Wizards’ Event Reporter (WER). Grand Prix London was my…

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