This weekend in Los Angeles, we have 2 new judges to Welcome to the fold!
- Name: Eric Kubo
- Pronouns He/him/his
- Level: Level 2
- Location: San Jose, California, United States of America
- Region: USA – Southwest
- Approximate date/month/year you started playing Magic: 1995
- L1 Certification Date: November 18, 2018
- Favorite thing (e.g., card, deck, group of people) about Magic: It’s a thing my brother and I share
- Occupation: Judge at CFB
- Random fact about yourself: I have a Masters in Musical Theatre Writing
- Why did you become a judge?: I liked helping people understand the game better
- What excites you most about this event?: Finally working a GP!
- What worries you most about this event?: Being on my feet for so many hours a day
- What are you hoping to learn at this event?: How to work an event on such a large scale
- Who are your mentors?: Josh Silvestri, Travis Lauro, Jonathan Ma
- What challenges have you faced or are you facing to become a better judge?: The TO/Head judge/Floor judge boundaries and balance
- How have you worked to overcome those challenges?: Actively seeking feedback and listening to those I work with.
- What is the best part about your local Magic community?: Having a competitive community that is also super welcoming.
- What is your favorite Magic memory?: All of them.
- Name: Jose Cedeño
- Level: Level 1
- Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
- Region: Hispanic America – North