Chapman Sim

Chapman Sim



Player Bio

Chapman Sim's been playing Magic for over 20 years and is one of the most dedicated players in Asia. Living by the motto of "Play the Game, See the World", he is a travel enthusiast known for his escapades all around the globe.

Recent seasons have seen him do his best work, putting up 4 Grand Prix Top 8s (one each in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016). He's strung together 18 consecutive Pro Tour invitations despite never being Gold or Platinum, probably the only one in the world to have ever achieved this "feat". He is also the Singapore National Champion of 2015 and 2016.

Aside from being an eternal Silver Pro, Chapman is also an Official Event Coverage writer for Wizards of the Coast.

Achievements

Grand Prix Houston 2016 - 7th
Grand Prix Mexico City 2015 - 3rd
Grand Prix Nagoya 2014 - 8th
Grand Prix Singapore 2013 - 2nd

Singapore National Champion (2015 & 2016)
3 World Magic Cup appearances (2012, 2014, 2015)
2 Nationals Top 8s (2003, 2008)


5 Skills You Must Develop to Succeed
19 May 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim shares some life experiences on how you can succeed in Magic and in life.

Magic Interest Magic Lifestyle Traveling Philosopher
New Options for Blue-Red Tower
12 May 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim discusses his favorite Blue-Red Tower deck and how it changes with Amonkhet!

Standard AKH Constructed Traveling Philosopher
Very, Scary Amonkhet Rares
05 May 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim wonders how many victims these cards will claim this weekend.

Limited Sealed Deck AKH
Some Initial Thoughts on Some Amonkhet Cards
28 April 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim is beginning to prepare for Pro Tour Nashville and he shares some initial thoughts!

AKH Standard Constructed Traveling Philosopher
Commander Gems in Amonkhet
20 April 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
As we step closer to Amonkhet's release, Chapman Sim shares some Commander gems to look out for.

Commander EDH Traveling Philosopher
Exclusive Amonkhet Preview: Gideon's Intervention
13 April 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim shares an exclusive Amonkhet preview card with the entire world!

AKH Constructed Modern Standard
Operation Hippo Drop
06 April 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim explores the possibilities of one rather interesting Amonkhet split card!

AKH
Cycling Down Memory Lane
31 March 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim loves cycling and takes a trip down memory lane detailing the mechanic's history!

AMK Constructed Limited
Three Important Elements of Dynavolt Tower
24 March 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Using current Dynavolt Tower decks in the metagame, Chapman explains why it is great card.

Constructed Standard AER
A Narrow Metagame Isn't All That Bad
16 March 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
The current Standard might not be particularly exciting, but things are not as bad as it seems.

Standard Magic Interest Traveling Philosopher
Blue-Red Tower for Barcelona
10 March 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim brings Martin Dang's Blue-Red Control deck for a spin at the RPTQ.

Standard AER
Five Reasons To Say Bye Bye to Goblin Guide
03 March 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim bids goodbye to his favorite Modern deck and seeks greener pastures.

Modern Constructed Traveling Philosopher
What I Love About Magic: The Travel
23 February 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim contributes an unofficial continuation of the What I Love About Magic series.

Magic Interest Magic Lifestyle Traveling Philosopher
What You Are Sacrificing To Beat Copycat
16 February 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
There are many tools to break up Felidar Guardian and Saheeli Rai, but what do you sacrifice?

Standard AER
Nationals is Back!
10 February 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim discusses recent Organised Play changes involving WMCQs and Nationals!

Organized Play
Having Some Fun with Trophy Mage
03 February 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim is a fan of Trinket Mage and Treasure Mage, and of course Trophy Mage!

AER Standard Commander
Commander Gems in Aether Revolt
27 January 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
As usual, Commander enthusiast Chapman Sim sifts out the best cards in Aether Revolt for Commander!

EDH Commander Casual Traveling Philosopher
3 Reasons Things Don't Look Great for Aggro Decks
20 January 2017, Friday by Chapman Sim
Based on recent changes and additions, many reasons point to the decline of Aggro decks in Standard.

Standard AER
Top 7 Legacy Decks
05 January 2017, Thursday by Chapman Sim
With Grand Prix Louisville taking place this weekend, what are the top decks we can expect?

Legacy
What a Blessed Magic Player I Am
29 December 2016, Thursday by Chapman Sim
As 2016 comes to a close, Chapman Sim counts his blessings and discusses the joys of Magic.

Traveling Philosopher Magic Lifestyle Magic Interest
Three Main Issues with Modern
22 December 2016, Thursday by Chapman Sim
After the wave of RPTQs, the eternal grinder Chapman Sim decides to vocalize his thoughts on Modern!

Modern Organized Play Traveling Philosopher
Living Out of a Suitcase: My Real Superpower
09 December 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
4 most important lessons Chapman Sim learned from living out of a suitcase for 4 years.

Magic Interest Magic Lifestyle Travel Traveling Philosopher
Four Observations at the World Magic Cup
21 November 2016, Monday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim was on-site all weekend and shares four observations at the World Magic Cup!

World Magic Cup Organized Play Traveling Philosopher
Health is Wealth, and Possibly Pro Points
04 November 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
How can you manage your health while travelng for Magic events to maximise your Pro Point potential?

Magic Lifestyle Magic Interest
8 Tips for Surviving Prairie Stream Winter
28 October 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
With White-Blue Flash being so dominant, what are some of the ways you can keep it in check?

Organized Play Standard Magic Interest
Why Blue Was Well-Positioned at Honolulu
21 October 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim had known for a few weeks that he was playing Blue at Pro Tour Kaladesh...

Standard
10 Underrated Cards in Kaladesh Limited
14 October 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
Which commons and uncommons don't get played enough and should be seeing more play?

Limited KLD
Commander Gems in Kaladesh
07 October 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
This is an amazing set with tons of great additions! Over 50 cards highlighted!

EDH Commander KLD Traveling Philosopher
A New Era of A Single Pile Shuffle
29 September 2016, Thursday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim consults QJ Wong, a Level 2 judge, on a newly changed rule regarding shuffling.

Organized Play Magic Interest Magic Lifestyle
The Comprehensive Guide to Energy in Limited
23 September 2016, Friday by Chapman Sim
Chapman Sim presents all the cards that create energy and utilize energy in a single cheat sheet.

Limited Constructed KLD

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