Zen Takahashi

Zen Takahashi

Player Bio
Zen Takahashi won his first PTQ in 2011 when he was just 13 years old. At the age of 14, he competed in his first Grand Prix where he finished 11th. In his second lifetime Grand Prix, he made the Top 8 of Grand Prix Sydney 2013. At that time, he boasted a 73% win rate on the Grand Prix circuit and 2 Top 8s under 10 lifetime appearances! Most recently, he also made the Top 8 at Grand Prix Sydney 2016 to hit Silver for the 2016 - 2017 season!

Achievements
3 Grand Prix Top 8s


Modern Goryo’s Vengeance: Grixis
17 February 2017, Friday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi continues his in-depth analysis of a powerful archetype involving Goryo's Vengeance.

Modern Constructed
Modern Goryo's Vengeance
06 February 2017, Monday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi brings two builds of Modern Goryo's Vengeance for a spin at a couple of leagues!

Modern Magic Online
Modern Goryo's Vengeance Overview
24 January 2017, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
With big changes happening in Modern, Zen Takahashi explores a forgotten but revived archetype.

Modern
Dredge in a Post-Ban World
17 January 2017, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi discusses Dredge in a whole new world.

Modern B&R
A Sideboarding Guide for Modern Abzan
09 January 2017, Monday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi provides a complete sideboarding guide to Abzan in Modern.

Modern
Unified Modern Analysis (Part 4)
04 January 2017, Wednesday by Zen Takahashi
In the final part of this four-part series, Zen Takahashi rounds off his Unified Modern analysis!

Modern
Unified Modern Analysis (Part 3)
30 December 2016, Friday by Zen Takahashi
Understanding Team Unified Modern is easy when Zen Takahashi lays it all out on the tables!

Team Modern Team Constructed Modern
Unified Modern Analysis (Part 2)
26 December 2016, Monday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi continues his comprehensive analysis on Team Modern!

World Magic Cup Modern Team Modern
Unified Modern Analysis (Part 1)
19 December 2016, Monday by Zen Takahashi
Since Team Modern is going to be a reality in 2017, let's start exploring the possibilities!

World Magic Cup Modern Team Modern
Dredge at the World Magic Cup
05 December 2016, Monday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi discusses Dredge in both Team Unified Modern as well as Modern!

KLD Modern Team Constructed World Magic Cup
A Kaladesh Draft Walkthrough
07 November 2016, Monday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi walks you through a Kaladesh booster draft, pick by pick!

KLD Limited
The State of Kaladesh Standard
13 October 2016, Thursday by Zen Takahashi
Before heading for Pro Tour Kaladesh, Zen shares his take on the current state of things!

Standard KLD
Legendary Naya in Standard
25 August 2016, Thursday by Zen Takahashi
If you like Thalia's Lancers, you'll love this deck!

PTEMN Standard
The Road to PT Sydney from GP Sydney (Part 2)
17 August 2016, Wednesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi continues sharing his adventures of Grand Prix Sydney, this time all about Day 2!

Limited EMN
The Road to PT Sydney from GP Sydney (Part 1)
16 August 2016, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi makes the Top 8 at Grand Prix Sydney to hit Silver, qualifying himself for three PTs!

EMN Limited
Initial Thoughts on Eldritch Moon Limited (Part 2)
20 July 2016, Wednesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi analyses Black, Red and Green today in his EMN Limited overview!

Limited EMN
Initial Thoughts on Eldritch Moon Limited (Part 1)
19 July 2016, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi has experienced Eldritch Moon and is ready to share his first views on the format!

Limited EMN
Dredging to a WMCQ Victory!
12 July 2016, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Learn how to play the Dredge deck! Complete with a comprehensive sideboarding guide!

Modern
Understanding the Resurgence of Humans
06 June 2016, Monday by Zen Takahashi
The little white men are not as dead as you think they might seem.

Standard
Rise of the (Bant Rites) Eldrazi
24 May 2016, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi dabbles with one of the most powerful (and interesting) decks in Standard.

Standard
2's a Company, 3's a... Gossipmonger?
21 April 2016, Thursday by Zen Takahashi
With Humans and Bant Company defining the metagame, could Esper be the solution?

SOI Standard
Be Proactive!
22 March 2016, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi likes to be proactive and makes a case for you to do the same!

Modern
The Ultimate Angel Chord Sideboarding Guide
04 March 2016, Friday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi preps the Abzan players for the metagame this weekend! 19 archetypes covered!

Modern
Reviewing Team MTG Mint Card's Thoughts for PTOGW
23 February 2016, Tuesday by Zen Takahashi
Zen Takahashi walks you through the process of Team MTG Mint Card tackling Modern.

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch Modern

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