Inside The Magic Studio: Eric Froehlich

In this episode of Inside The Magic Studio, Robert Martin interviews three-time Pro Tour Top 8 competitor Eric Froehlich.

This is Inside Magic Studio with your host Robert Martin, the interview podcast with the best in Magic: The Gathering. My guest this episode is Eric Froehlich.

0:00 – 0:45 – Intro to show the show and guest.

0:45 – 1:17 – Why did you play the schedule you did this year?

1:19 – 3:05 – How much did making the World Championship mean to you?

3:05 – 4:51 – Was there something different this year about the Pro Tour? Or was it that yourself and Team CFB prepared that well for them?

4:51 – 6:18 – Talk about Wrapter (Josh Utter-Leyton). Have you seen the evolution of him since he’s been a part of Team CFB?

6:18 – 8:04 – For you, what was it like to see William “Huey” Jensen make the Hall of Fame?

8:04 – 8:52 – How much of your memories of him (William Jensen) do you see when you see him play now?

8:52 – 10:27 – You are another person that is eligible for the Hall of Fame. This year, with excellent finishes, when will the talk be about you being on the top of the ballot?

10:27 – 11:04 – Would it be easier for you if you could just play the Pro Tour because you are a Hall of Famer?

11:04 – 11:57 – If you get elected into the Hall of Fame, would that be the crowning achievement in Magic for you?

11:57 – 13:16 – You have also achieved multiple World Series of Poker bracelets. What do those mean to you personally?

13:16 – 14:01 – What does your poker schedule look like for next year?

14:01 – 14:58 – If you did the World Series of Poker in Europe, what would be your driving desire behind it?

14:58 – 16:03 – Why doesn’t Brock Parker play more Magic events considering the success he has in them?

16:03 – 17:09 – What would his (Brock Parker’s) ranking in the world would be if dedicated his life to Magic instead of poker?

17:09 – 18:47 – Because of all the Hall of Famers on the team, have the standards been raised on who becomes a part of it?

19:04 – 20:18 – Working with someone like Frank Karsten for the next Pro Tour and seeing quality players like him come back to play again on the Tour, how special is that to you?

20:18 – 21:12 – Who do you think that didn’t make the Hall of Fame this year should’ve?

21:12 – To End – What is more difficult: playing a final table of the World Series of Poker or a Pro Tour Top 8?

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