AuthorDavid Price

David Price is a professional Magic player, having played at every regular Pro Tour stop since the Pro Tour's inception, numerous US National and World Championships, as well as the last two Magic Invitationals. Former editor of the Dojo, David has written for a number of publications, including recent contributions to Inquest and Top Deck magazines, the Sideboard, and StarCityGames.com. His greatest tournament performance was winning Pro Tour - LA in 1998 with a mono-red beatdown deck, reaffirming his nickname as the King of Beatdown, and he has also been dubbed the King of the Qualifiers for his ability to win PTQs and remain qualified for the Pro Tour.

Price of Progress: Pro Tour Chicago And Beyond

The rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated – and I suspect that it is largely my own fault. I certainly seem to have a knack for staying qualified for the Pro Tour, but what’s the point of competing in these events if I don’t have a real shot?

Price Of Progress: Gratitude

I want to thank everyone who voted for me for the Invitational; I was absolutely stunned to receive a spot this year. I’ll be heading off to Seattle for the Invitational in about a week – and not only do I need to figure out how to play Two-Headed Giant, but I need a card to submit. If you read this and you have any ideas about what card I should submit for the Invitational, please send me an email.

Price of Progress: Pro Tour – Osaka Report

The randomness, the sheer absurdity of this event going on, out of sight, with only a few observers… It seemed like those lucky enough to be passing by at just the right time were being given a gift. At least, that’s what it felt like to me.

Price of Progress: Chicago Report

Chicago was the next stop on my marathon of Magic events. I’d been to three different countries in the previous weeks, traveling to Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, and Dallas, TX in search of that elusive win. I was in search of Pro Tour points and prize money, of course, but mostly I was after the…

Price of Progress: Invitational Wrap-up And GP-Florence Report

It has been a while since my last article. Frankly, between Grand Prix – Dallas, the Magic Invitational in Sydney, Australia, and Grand Prix – Florence this past weekend, I’ve been plenty busy. Not only have I been to three continents in the past three weeks to play Magic, but somewhere along the way I…

Price of Progress: The Magic Invitational Preview

In a week, I’ll be hopping on a plane to Sydney, Australia to compete in the Magic: the Gathering Invitational, thanks largely to the votes from the readers of StarCityCCG.com. (You GO, girl! – ) Most of you probably know what the Invitational is all about, but in case you haven’t, here’s the general idea….

Price of Progress: Invasion!

I had originally intended to write a report about Pro Tour – New York and the Masters Gateway tournament that preceded it. I tried and tried, but I couldn’t seem to find the words to make an interesting tale out of going 3-3 in the Team Sealed part of Pro Tour – New York with…