2011 Pro Tour Season

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2011 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year United States.png Owen Turtenwald
Rookie of the Year United States.png Matthias Hunt
World Champion Japan.png Jun'ya Iyanaga
Hall of Fame inductions Japan.png Shuhei Nakamura
Sweden.png Anton Jonsson
United States.png Steven O'Mahoney-Schwartz
Pro Tours 4
Grand Prix events 20
Previous season:
2010
Next season:
2012

The 2011 Pro Tour season was the sixteenth Pro Tour season. It started on 22 January 2011 with Grand Prix Atlanta, and ended on 20 November 2011 with the conclusion of the 2011 World Championships.

Grand Prix (January 2011)[edit | edit source]

GP Atlanta
 Date: 22–23 January 2011
 Format: Extended
 Attendance: 1223
 1. United States.png Jason Ford
 2. United States.png Ben Stark
 3. United States.png Jody Keith
 4. United States.png Christian Valenti
 5. United States.png Ari Lax
 6. United States.png John Runyon
 7. United States.png Charles Gindy
 8. United States.png Owen Turtenwald

Pro Tour Paris[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pro Tour Paris 2011

10–13 February 2011 in Paris, France.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 United States.png Ben Stark $40,000 25 Third Pro Tour Top 8
2 United States.png Paul Rietzl $20,000 20 Third Pro Tour Top 8
3 Belgium.png Vincent Lemoine $15,000 16
4 Japan.png Naoki Nakada $13,000 16
5 Switzerland.png Nico Bohny $11,000 12 Second Pro Tour Top 8
6 United States.png Patrick Chapin $10,500 12 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
7 United States.png Tom Martell $10,000 12
8 Japan.png Shintaro Ishimura $9,500 12

Grand Prix (February–June 2011)[edit | edit source]

GP Paris GP Denver GP Barcelona
 Date: 12–13 February 2011  Date: 19–20 February 2011  Date: 26–27 March 2011
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 2182  Attendance: 841  Attendance: 1201
 1. United States.png David Sharfman  1. United States.png Gaudenis Vidugiris  1. Spain.png Martin Scheinin
 2. United States.png William Lowry  2. Czech Republic.png Martin Jůza  2. Spain.png Toni Ramis Pascual
 3. Germany.png Christian Hüttenberger  3. United States.png Owen Turtenwald  3. England.png Richard Bland
 4. Austria.png Gerald Leitzinger  4. Brazil.png Eduardo dos Santos Vieira  4. England.png Eduardo Sajgalik
 5. Germany.png Kai Budde  5. United States.png Thomas Pannell  5. Germany.png Jonas Köstler
 6. Norway.png Sveinung Bjørnerud  6. United States.png Paul Cheon  6. Poland.png Karol Nosowicz
 7. England.png Lewis McLeod  7. United States.png James Zornes  7. France.png Guillaume Wafo-Tapa
 8. Greece.png Dimitris Davios  8. United States.png Brian Kibler  8. Greece.png Simon Bertiou
GP Dallas GP Kobe GP London
 Date: 9–10 April 2011  Date: 23–24 April 2011  Date: 30 April–1 May 2011
 Format: Standard  Format: Extended  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1189  Attendance: 710  Attendance: 709
 1. United States.png David Shiels  1. Japan.png Shota Yasooka  1. England.png Daniel Royde
 2. United States.png Orrin Beasley  2. Japan.png Makihito Mihara  2. France.png Louis Deltour
 3. United States.png Owen Turtenwald  3. Japan.png Kenichiro Omori  3. Sweden.png Martin Lindström
 4. United States.png Austin Bursavich  4. Japan.png Shunsuke Aka  4. Italy.png Gennaro Mango
 5. United States.png Alex Bertoncini  5. Japan.png Shinya Satou  5. Germany.png Raul Porojan
 6. United States.png Josh Utter-Leyton  6. Japan.png Shouhei Yamamoto  6. Italy.png Andra La Placa
 7. United States.png Michael Jacob  7. Czech Republic.png Martin Jůza  7. Sweden.png Kenny Öberg
 8. United States.png Korey McDuffie  8. Japan.png Kentaro Ino  8. England.png Nicholas Taylor
GP Prague GP Providence GP Singapore
 Date: 21–22 May 2011  Date: 28–29 May 2011  Date: 4–5 June 2011
 Format: Limited  Format: Legacy  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1236  Attendance: 1179  Attendance: 623
 1. Czech Republic.png Ondrej Baudys  1. United States.png James Rynkiewicz  1. Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
 2. Czech Republic.png Lukas Blohon  2. United States.png Bryan Eleyet  2. Japan.png Chikara Nakajima
 3. Japan.png Shuhei Nakamura  3. Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa  3. Thailand.png Chatchai Seathang
 4. Sweden.png Anders Melin  4. United States.png Reid Duke  4. United States.png Owen Turtenwald
 5. Czech Republic.png Petr Brozek  5. United States.png Owen Turtenwald  5. United States.png Shota Yasooka
 6. Poland.png Lukasz Cichecki  6. United States.png Wilson Hunter  6. Singapore.png Weng Heng Soh
 7. Sweden.png Joel Larsson  7. United States.png John Kubilis  7. Taiwan.png Hao-Shan Huang
 8. Slovakia.png Robert Jurkovic  8. United States.png Alex Majlaton  8. Greece.png Marios Angelopozlos

Pro Tour Nagoya[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pro Tour Nagoya 2011

10–12 June 2011 in Nagoya, Japan.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 United States.png David Sharfman $40,000 25
2 Japan.png Toshiyuki Kadooka $20,000 20
3 France.png Elie Pichon $15,000 16
4 Germany.png Fabian Thiele $13,000 16
5 Japan.png Tsuyoshi Fujita $11,000 12 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
6 United States.png Gaudenis Vidugiris $10,500 12
7 United States.png Luis Scott-Vargas $10,000 12 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
8 United States.png Patrick Cox $9,500 12

Grand Prix (June–August 2011)[edit | edit source]

GP Kansas City GP Shanghai GP Pittsburgh
 Date: 18–19 June 2011  Date: 20–21 August 2011  Date: 27–28 August 2011
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 879  Attendance: 633  Attendance: 1435
 1. United States.png Luis Scott-Vargas  1. Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe  1. Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe
 2. Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe  2. Japan.png Ryouta Endou  2. Poland.png Lukasz Musial
 3. United States.png Tim Aten  3. China.png Zhiyang Zhang  3. United States.png Patrick Chapin
 4. United States.png Samuel Friedman  4. Japan.png Kentarou Ino  4. United States.png Max Tietze
 5. United States.png Zachary Jesse  5. China.png Kuang Chen  5. Sweden.png Joel Larsson
 6. United States.png Gregory Jolin  6. Japan.png Kentarou Nonaka  6. United States.png Matt Nass
 7. United States.png Matt Costa  7. Canada.png Daniel Pham  7. Germany.png Florian Pils
 8. Brazil.png Willy Edel  8. China.png Bin Xu  8. United States.png Harry Corvese

Pro Tour Philadelphia[edit | edit source]

2–4 September 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Italy.png Samuele Estratti $40,000 25 First Italian to win a Pro Tour
2 United States.png Josh Utter-Leyton $20,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 United States.png Sam Black $15,000 16
4 Japan.png Chikara Nakajima $13,000 16 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5 Finland.png Max Sjöblom $11,000 12
6 United States.png Jesse Hampton $10,500 12
7 United States.png Andrejs Prost $10,000 12
8 Italy.png Alessandro Portaro $9,500 12

Grand Prix (September–November 2011)[edit | edit source]

GP Montreal GP Milan GP Brisbane GP Amsterdam
 Date: 17–18 September 2011  Date: 8–9 October 2011  Date: 15–16 October 2011  Date: 22–23 October 2011
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Legacy
 Attendance: 1054  Attendance: 1790  Attendance: 389  Attendance: 1878
 1. Canada.png Rich Hoaen  1. Italy.png Marco Ricci  1. Australia.png Jeremy Neeman  1. France.png Pierre Sommen
 2. Canada.png Alexander Hayne  2. France.png Raphaël Lévy  2. Australia.png Tim Fondum  2. Italy.png Ciro Bonaventura
 3. Germany.png Lino Burgold  3. Italy.png Samuele Estratti  3. Australia.png Andreas Pranoto  3. Germany.png Christof Kovacs
 4. Canada.png Andrew Noworaj  4. Italy.png Davide Vergoni  4. Australia.png Luke Mulcahy  4. France.png Elie Pichon
 5. United States.png Reid Duke  5. Romania.png Alexandru Dimitriu  5. Taiwan.png Hao-Shan Huang  5. Germany.png Fabian Görzgen
 6. United States.png Alexander West  6. Italy.png Marcello Calvetto  6. Australia.png Jacky Zhang  6. Poland.png Maciej Pasek
 7. United States.png Michael Holden  7. Belgium.png Michael Milis  7. Australia.png Daniel Unwin  7. Denmark.png Kim Grymer
 8. United States.png Reid Duke  8. Germany.png Jörg Unfried  8. Japan.png Shota Yasooka  8. Italy.png Paolo Pavesi
GP Santiago GP Hiroshima GP San Diego
 Date: 22–23 October 2011  Date: 29–30 October 2011  Date: 12–13 November 2011
 Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 737  Attendance: 796  Attendance: 1045
 1. Brazil.png Igor Silva Pinto  1. Czech Republic.png Martin Jůza  1. United States.png Shahar Shenhar
 2. Chile.png Carlos Iturra  2. Japan.png Takahiro Shiraki  2. England.png Richard Bland
 3. United States.png Owen Turtenwald  3. Japan.png Akira Asahara  3. United States.png Ricky Sidher
 4. United States.png Melissa DeTora  4. Japan.png Rin Satou  4. United States.png Lokman Chen
 5. Czech Republic.png Martin Jůza  5. Japan.png Kouichi Tashiro  5. Sweden.png Elias Watsfeldt
 6. Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa  6. Japan.png Hiroshi Onizuka  6. United States.png Owen Turtenwald
 7. Chile.png David Kaliski  7. Japan.png Naoki Obayashi  7. United States.png Aaron Cheng
 8. Argentina.png Martin Lecce  8. Japan.png Kouichi Tanaka  8. United States.png Alexander West

2011 World Championships[edit | edit source]

17–20 November 2011 in San Francisco, California, United States.

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Japan.png Jun'ya Iyanaga $45,000 25
2 United States.png Richard Bland $24,000 20
3 United States.png Conley Woods $15,000 16 Second Pro Tour Top 8
4 Canada.png David Caplan $14,000 16
5 Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa $11,000 12 Eighth Pro Tour Top 8
6 United States.png Luis Scott-Vargas $10,500 12 Fifth Pro Tour Top 8
7 United States.png Josh Utter-Leyton $10,000 12 Third Pro Tour Top 8
8 United States.png Craig Wescoe $9,500 12 Second Pro Tour Top 8

Team competition[edit | edit source]

Place Country Player Prize Pro Points
1 Japan.png Japan Ryuuichirou Ishida $4,000 6
Tomoya Fujimoto $4,000 6
Makihito Mihara $4,000 6
2 Norway.png Norway Andreas Nordahl $2,500 5
Sveinung Bjørnerud $2,500 5
Kristoffer Jonassen $2,500 5