Games has always been an important part of his life and he started playing chess at the age of 5 and earned several prizes throughout his youth. In addition to playing chess, he was also the Secretary of the Georgia Chess Association in 1983 and has had several of his articles about chess published.
Magic the Gathering achievements
Top 8 - Washington State Championships 2002 Top 250 Rating Type II and Limited - 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 2nd Place - Southeast Regionals 1998 The Magic Dojo Featured Player/Columnist - 1998 2nd Place - Magic Con I,II,III 1995
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