2007 Pro Tour Season

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2007 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year Japan.png Tomoharu Saito
Rookie of the Year Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe
World Champion Israel.png Uri Peleg
Hall of Fame inductions Germany.png Kai Budde
United States.png Zvi Mowshowitz
Japan.png Tsuyoshi Fujita
Norway.png Nicolai Herzog
United States.png Randy Buehler
Pro Tours 5
Grand Prix events 16
Previous season:
2006
Next season:
2008

The 2007 Pro Tour season was the twelfth Pro Tour season. It started on 9 February 2007 with Pro Tour Geneva, and ended on 9 December 2007 with the conclusion of the 2007 World Championships.

Pro Tour Geneva[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pro Tour Geneva 2007

9–11 February 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 United States.png Mike Hron $40,000 25
2 Japan.png Takuya Osawa $20,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 Japan.png Kenji Tsumura $15,000 16 Fifth Pro Tour Top 8
4 Japan.png Shingou Kurihara $13,000 16
5 Belgium.png Marijn Lybaert $11,000 12
6 Germany.png Jim Herold $10,500 12
7 Brazil.png Willy Edel $10,000 12 Third Pro Tour Top 8
8 United States.png Ervin Tormos $9,500 12 Second Pro Tour Top 8

Grand Prix (February–April 2007)[edit | edit source]

GP Dallas GP Singapore GP Amsterdam
 Date: 24–25 February 2007  Date: 3–4 March 2007  Date: 10–11 March 2007
 Format: Extended  Format: Extended  Format: Two-headed Giant Limited
 Attendance: 748  Attendance: 331  Attendance: 1336 (668 teams)
 1. France.png Raphaël Lévy  1. France.png Raphaël Lévy  1. Slovakia.png Richard Hornansky
 1. Slovakia.png Michael Havlik
 2. United States.png Paul Cheon  2. Japan.png Shingou Kurihara
 3. Japan.png Kenji Tsumura  3. France.png Antoine Ruel  2. France.png Amiel Tenenbaum
 2. France.png Gabriel Nassif
 4. United States.png John Pelcak  4. Japan.png Osamu Fujita
 5. United States.png Mark Herberholz  5. France.png Olivier Ruel  3. Netherlands.png Olaf Koster
 3. Netherlands.png Christian Kok
 6. United States.png Paul Nguyen  6. Japan.png Koutarou Ootsuka
 7. United States.png Alex Ledbetter  7. Japan.png Ryo Ogura  4. Greece.png Vassilis Fatouros
 4. Greece.png Georgios Kapalos
 8. United States.png Jim Davis  8. Japan.png Tomoharu Saito
GP Kyoto GP Massachusetts
 Date: 17–18 March 2007  Date: 31 March–1 April 2007
 Format: Standard  Format: Two-Headed Giant Limited
 Attendance: 859  Attendance: 690 (345 teams)
 1. Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe  1. United States.png Matt Wang
 1. United States.png Steven O'Mahoney-Schwartz
 2. Japan.png Yuusuke Iwasaki
 3. Japan.png Motokiyo Azuma  2. United States.png Gerard Fabiano
 2. United States.png Eric Ziegler
 4. Japan.png Tsubasa Tomii
 5. Japan.png Naoki Shimizu  3. United States.png Ben Lundquist
 3. United States.png Tim Aten
 6. Japan.png Ren Ishikawa
 7. Japan.png Atsushi Wada  4. United States.png Matt Rubin
 4. United States.png Rob DiPalma
 8. Japan.png Katsuhiro Ide

Pro Tour Yokohama[edit | edit source]

20–22 April 2007 in Yokohama, Japan.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 France.png Guillaume Wafo-Tapa $40,000 25
2 Japan.png Kazuya Mitamura $20,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 United States.png Mark Herberholz $15,000 16 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
4 Japan.png Tomoharu Saito $13,000 16 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
5 Portugal.png Paulo Carvalho $11,000 12 Second Pro Tour Top 8
6 France.png Raphaël Lévy $10,500 12 Third Pro Tour Top 8
7 Japan.png Masashi Oiso $10,000 12 Sixth Pro Tour Top 8
8 Germany.png Sebastian Thaler $9,500 12

Grand Prix (May–June 2007)[edit | edit source]

GP Stockholm GP Strasbourg GP Colombus GP Montreal
 Date: 5–6 May 2007  Date: 19–20 May 2007  Date: 19–20 May 2007  Date: 23–24 June 2007
 Format: Limited  Format: Block Constructed  Format: Legacy  Format: Block Constructed
 Attendance: 713  Attendance: 1155  Attendance: 883  Attendance: 739
 1. Russia.png Nicolay Potovin  1. Japan.png Tomoharu Saito  1. United States.png Steve Sadin  1. Brazil.png Celso Zampere Jr.
 2. Germany.png André Müller  2. Germany.png Raul Porojan  2. United States.png Owen Turtenwald  2. United States.png Paul Cheon
 3. Japan.png Kenji Tsumura  3. Japan.png Shota Yasooka  3. United States.png Bill Stark  3. France.png Guillaume Wafo-Tapa
 4. Japan.png Oliver Oks  4. Germany.png Florian Pils  4. United States.png Max Tietze  4. Japan.png Kenji Tsumura
 5. Netherlands.png Bas Postema  5. Switzerland.png Christoph Huber  5. United States.png Gadiel Szleifer  5. United States.png Gabriel Schwarz
 6. Norway.png Thomas Refsdal  6. Germany.png Klaus Jöns  6. United States.png Paul Nicolo  6. Japan.png Koutarou Ootsuka
 7. Germany.png Klaus Jöns  7. Czech Republic.png Petr Martinek  7. Canada.png Ryan Trepanier  7. United States.png Jason Imperiale
 8. Sweden.png Samuel Korsell  8. Austria.png Stefan Heigerer  8. United States.png Michael Belfatto  8. Japan.png Shota Yasooka

Pro Tour San Diego[edit | edit source]

29 June–1 July 2007 in San Diego, California, United States.

Place Players Prize Pro Points Comment
1 United States.png Chris Lachmann $50,000 20 Pro Tour debut
United States.png Jacob Van Lunen 20 Pro Tour debut
2 Japan.png Yuuta Takahashi $30,000 16
Japan.png Kentaro Yamamoto 16
3 United States.png John Fiorillo $22,000 12
United States.png Eugene Harvey 12 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
4 Japan.png Masami Kaneko $20,000 12
Japan.png Genki Taru 12

Grand Prix (August–September 2007)[edit | edit source]

GP San Francisco GP Florence
 Date: 25–26 August 2007  Date: 8–9 September 2007
 Format: Block Constructed  Format: Block Constructed
 Attendance: 672  Attendance: 1082
 1. United States.png Luis Scott-Vargas  1. Japan.png Masami Kaneko
 2. United States.png Jonathan Stocks  2. Portugal.png André Coimbra
 3. Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa  3. Italy.png Marco Cammilluzzi
 4. United States.png Brett Blackmann  4. Italy.png Mido Kagawa
 5. United States.png David Irvine  5. Austria.png Armin Birner
 6. United States.png Andrew Walden  6. Switzerland.png Manuel Bucher
 7. United States.png Zack Smith  7. Denmark.png Rasmus Sibast
 8. United States.png Paul Cheon  8. Austria.png Ronald Guetl

Pro Tour Valencia[edit | edit source]

12–14 October 2007 in Valencia, Spain.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 France.png Remi Fortier $40,000 25
2 Germany.png André Müller $20,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 Italy.png Giulio Barra $15,000 16
4 Japan.png Shuhei Nakamura $13,000 16 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
5 Japan.png Takayuki Koike $11,000 12 Pro Tour debut
6 Slovenia.png Tine Rus $10,500 12 First Slovenian in a Pro Tour Top 8, Pro Tour debut
7 United States.png Sam Stein $10,000 16
8 Japan.png Makihito Mihara $9,500 12 Third Pro Tour Top 8

Grand Prix (October–November 2007)[edit | edit source]

GP Brisbane GP Bangkok GP Kraków
 Date: 20–21 October 2007  Date: 27–28 October 2007  Date: 3–4 November 2007
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 233  Attendance: 314  Attendance: 849
 1. Australia.png Anatoli Lightfoot  1. Japan.png Masahiko Morita  1. United States.png Paul Cheon
 2. Australia.png Shawn Rayson  2. Japan.png Shingou Kurihara  2. France.png Amiel Tenenbaum
 3. Portugal.png André Coimbra  3. Singapore.png Yong Han Choo  3. Austria.png Armin Birner
 4. New Zealand.png Hassan Kamel  4. Singapore.png Kok Seng Ong  4. France.png Olivier Ruel
 5. Australia.png David Zhao  5. Japan.png Jun'ya Iyanaga  5. Slovakia.png Robert Jacko
 6. Australia.png Norman McPherson  6. Japan.png Koutarou Ootsuka  6. Italy.png David Besso
 7. Australia.png Andrew Eckermann  7. Singapore.png Steven Tan  7. France.png Guillaume Wafo-Tapa
 8. Australia.png Chris Ninnes  8. Japan.png Takuya Osawa  8. Slovakia.png Matej Zatlkaj
GP Kitakyushu GP Daytona Beach
 Date: 10–11 November 2007  Date: 17–18 November 2007
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 354  Attendance: 636
 1. Japan.png Jun'ya Iyanaga  1. United States.png Seth Manfield
 2. Japan.png Shota Yasooka  2. Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
 3. Japan.png Akira Asahara  3. United States.png Tillman Bragg
 4. France.png Olivier Ruel  4. United States.png Tanon Grace
 5. Japan.png Kazuya Hirabayashi  5. United States.png Gabe Walls
 6. South Korea.png Jun Young Park  6. United States.png Steven Wolansky
 7. Japan.png Kenji Tsumura  7. United States.png Kyle Miller
 8. Japan.png Chih-Chun Tsai  8. United States.png Alex Lieberman

2007 World Championships[edit | edit source]

6–9 December 2007 in New York, USA.

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Israel.png Uri Peleg $40,000 25 First Israeli to win a Pro Tour
2 France.png Patrick Chapin $22,000 20 Third Pro Tour Top 8
3 France.png Gabriel Nassif $15,000 16 Eighth Pro Tour Top 8
4 Japan.png Koutarou Ootsuka $14,000 16
5 Switzerland.png Christoph Huber $11,000 12
6 Japan.png Yoshitaka Nakano $10,000 12
7 Japan.png Katsuhiro Mori $9,000 12 Third Pro Tour Top 8
8 England.png Roel van Heeswijk $8,000 12

Team competition[edit | edit source]

Place Country Player Prize Pro Points
1 Switzerland.png Switzerland Nico Bohny $3,000 6
Manuel Bucher $3,000 6
Raphael Genari $3,000 6
Christoph Huber $3,000 6
2 Austria.png Austria Thomas Preyer $1,750 5
Stefan Stradner $1,750 5
David Reitbauer $1,750 5
Helmut Summersberger $1,750 5