Simon Nielsen

Simon Nielsen

Bio
Simon Nielsen is a linguistics student from Denmark, and he has active on the Pro Tour in the past two seasons. As a part of the ”Daneblast” Danish National team that won the World Magic Cup in 2014, he burst onto the Magic scene. Since then, he joined Team EUreka along with fellow Danes Martin Müller and Martin Dang. Simon is known for the red tie with crazy buttons that he always wears to tournaments, as well as his colorful and laughing personality. He streams regularly on twitch.tv/RedButtonTie and can be caught on Twitter at @MrChecklistcard.

Achievements
World Magic Cup 2014 winner
Grand Prix Brussels 2015 - 2nd
Pro Tour Eldritch Moon - 10th
2017 Magic Online Championship Competitor


Conclave Mastery: How To Draft Selesnya
14 November 2018, Wednesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen opens up his team's take on drafting Selesnya!

Guilds of Ravnica Draft
Golgari Vraska on Arena with Simon Nielsen
26 October 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen's deck tech and matches with his Black-Green Vraska deck!

Video
Take a Walk on the Wildgrowth Side
19 October 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen explores three different approaches to Wildgrowth Walker!

Standard
Powerful Decks in Standard's First Week
05 October 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen recommends these decks for Guilds of Ravnica's first week!

Standard
Giving Legion's Landing A Second Chance
14 September 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen thinks we'll be going back to Legion's Landing!

Wizard Variants in Old and New Standard
05 September 2018, Wednesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen talks about Wizard tribal decks going forward in Standard!

Standard
How to Utilize the Decklists From Standard Leagues
15 August 2018, Wednesday by Simon Nielsen
Learn from Simon Nielsen how to extract information from the internet and use it to your advantage!

Standard Magic Online
Draft Simulator: What's the Pick Core Set 2019?
30 July 2018, Monday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen opens five Core Set 2019 boosters and peers into the minds of five drafters!

Limited Booster Draft Core Set 2019
Modern Preparation for GP Barcelona (P2)
19 July 2018, Thursday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen shares his preparation process for the previous Modern Grand Prix.

Modern Constructed
Modern Preparation for GP Barcelona (P1)
18 July 2018, Wednesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen shares his preparation process for the previous Modern Grand Prix.

Modern Constructed
Sweet 2019 Brews
06 July 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen begins preparing for Standard and shares four of his newest brews!

Standard Constructed Core Set 2019
Modern Elves
29 June 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen will be bringing Elves to the tables at Grand Prix Barcelona!

Modern Constructed DOM
Dominaria Team Unified Standard
07 June 2018, Thursday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen suggests some great decks for the upcoming RPTQs, featuring Team Unified Standard!

DOM Standard Team Constructed Unified Standard Constructed
GP Birmingham: Before and After
18 May 2018, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen just won a GP! Check out what he was thinking pre- and post-tournament!

Standard Grand Prix Birmingham Dominaria
Dominaria Brews
08 May 2018, Tuesday by Simon Nielsen
Check out what Simon Nielsen has been working with from Dominaria!

Standard Dominaria
On Team Events and Skipping Tournaments
17 April 2018, Tuesday by Simon Nielsen
Is there value in skipping an event? Occasionally, Simon (Nielsen) says!

Organized Play Team Constructed Magic Lifestyle
Your Guide to Blue-Black Midrange
13 March 2018, Tuesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen writes about one of the most dominant decks in current Standard.

Standard Constructed RIX
Standard's Awesome Now!
06 March 2018, Tuesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen shares his opinions on the state of Standard as well as some important trends!

Standard Constructed RIX
Rivals of Ixalan Sealed Head Start
22 January 2018, Monday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen provides a guide to RIX Sealed Deck! Get a head start!

Sealed Deck Limited RIX
Jadelight Ranger is the new Rogue Refiner
16 January 2018, Tuesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen addresses the new Standard format after the recent B&R Announcement.

Standard RIX Constructed
What I Learned about Deck Selection at GP Madrid
03 January 2018, Wednesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen opens the year with important findings from a prior Premier Event.

Modern Constructed
How to Become Bronze in One Month
18 October 2017, Wednesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen finally finds time after his winning streak to share his exciting route to Bronze!

Magic Interest Magic Lifestyle
Solemnity in Modern
25 July 2017, Tuesday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen shares three decks to utilize Solemnity in Modern!

Modern Constructed HOU
Hour of Devastation is Going to Change Standard
13 July 2017, Thursday by Simon Nielsen
Is Simon Nielsen referring to the latest expanion, or just that one card?

Standard Constructed HOU
6 Ingredients of a Functional Combo Deck
26 June 2017, Monday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen explains the basic building blocks of any combo deck!

Standard Constructed AKH
Exploring Combo in Standard
19 June 2017, Monday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielson experiments with some combo strategies in Standard!

Standard Constructed AKH
Rejected Brews & Other Considerations for Standard
08 June 2017, Thursday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen runs us through some brews from PT Amonkhet. What's viable and what's not?

Standard AKH Constructed
Modern Choices for Copenhagen and Kobe
26 May 2017, Friday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen suggests four new decks for the upcoming Modern weekend!

Modern Constructed
Adventures in Bologna and Nashville
22 May 2017, Monday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen regales the tales from his adventures during the past fortnight!

Standard Limited AKH
Amonkhet Sealed Pointers
04 May 2017, Thursday by Simon Nielsen
Simon Nielsen has some useful advice for anyone attending Beijing, Bologna or Richmond!

Sealed Deck Limited AKH

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