Today, guest writers George Gavrilita and Aruna Prem Bianzino continue developing the method they exposed in Self-Reviews: Asking the Right Questions.
Want to submit a self-review, but struggling to write it? Today, guest writers George Gavrilita and Aruna Prem Bianzino propose a method to help you get started or get unstuck.
Hi all, On a couple occasions recently, an L3 checklist was returned citing an insufficient self-review, even though the self-review had previously been validated by the Verification Committee. Let me explain why this is happening and clarify the purpose and standards of the self-review.
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. – Samuel Beckett, Worstward Ho Hi all, Failing is hard. It’s even harder when you’re failing but don’t know until the last moment. This can happen when testing for level 3. You’ve been underprepared in an area that doesn’t reveal itself until you’ve submitted […]
Hi all, As you may have heard from your local L3, from now on some Level 2 judges might be selected at Pro Tours. Before you get all worked up, let me explain how it works and the reason behind this.
Wondering whether L3 is for you? Will anyone think less of you if you don’t go for it? (spoiler: no). Guest columnist Dustin de Leeuw provides a fresh look at this sometimes difficult question! Please enjoy.
Hi all, We are stopping Supplemental Activities effective now and here’s why.
Hi all, As has long been overdue, the level 3 checklist is modified to better fit the New World Order. First of all, here’s a summary of the changes. You can find detailed explanations for the changes below, and the new full checklist at the bottom of this post. Review check reduced to 6 from […]
The point of my last post is that most rulings are investigations. It’s not because you think one of the players might be cheating that you investigate – it’s the other way around. You investigate in order to fix the game, and occasionally you might stumble across a hint that a player is cheating. But the […]
Step 1 Whenever you make a ruling, ask why.