Ben Rubin

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Ben Rubin
Residence San Diego, California, USA
Nationality United States.png American
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour Los Angeles 1998
Winnings $187,920 (as of 2016-10-07)
Pro Tour top 8s 4 (0 wins)
Grand Prix top 8s 8 (2 wins)
Median Pro Tour Finish 79
Pro Tours Played 60
Lifetime Pro Points 355 (as of 2016-10-22)

Benjamin Rubin is an American former professional player. He rose to prominence in the late '90s when he at age 15 lost in the finals of Pro Tour Los Angeles 1998, the very first Pro Tour he played in. Notably, he is also the only player with two individual Masters titles to his name. He was inducted into the Magic Pro Tour Hall of Fame in 2008.

Accomplishments[edit | edit source]

Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
1997–98 Pro Tour Los Angeles Block Constructed 6–8 March 1998 2
1997–98 Worlds Seattle Standard 12–16 August 1998 2
1999–00 Pro Tour London Limited 15–17 October 1999 4
1999–00 Pro Tour New York Block Constructed 14–16 April 2000 3
1999–00 Grand Prix Pittsburgh Team Limited 24–25 June 2000 1
2000–01 Masters New York Extended 29 September–1 October 2000 5
2000–01 Masters Chicago Limited 1–3 December 2000 1
2000–01 Masters Barcelona Block Constructed 4–6 May 2001 1
2000–01 Grand Prix Columbus Team Limited 28–29 July 2001 3
2001–02 Grand Prix Houston Extended 5–6 January 2002 4
2002–03 Grand Prix Boston Limited 22–23 February 2003 5
2003–04 Grand Prix Anaheim Extended 13–14 December 2003 1
2003–04 Grand Prix Oakland Limited 7–8 February 2004 6
2015–16 Grand Prix Oakland Standard 9–10 January 2016 2
2016–17 Grand Prix Louisville Team Limited 10–11 September 2016 2

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Pro Tour Results[edit | edit source]

Pro Tour Results
Season Pro Tour Format Finish Winnings
1997–98 Los Angeles Block Constructed 2 $15,000
1997–98 Worlds (Seattle) Special 2 $15,000
1998–99 Chicago Booster Draft 156
1998–99 Rome Extended 120
1998–99 Los Angeles Rochester Draft 152
1998–99 New York Block Constructed 113
1998–99 Worlds (Tokyo) Special 76
1999–00 Washington, D.C. Team Limited 70
1999–00 London Booster Draft 4 $8,000
1999–00 Chicago Extended 70
1999–00 Los Angeles Booster Draft 81
1999–00 New York Block Constructed 3 $10,000
1999–00 Worlds (Brussels) Special 42 $770
2000–01 New York Team Limited 13 $1,100
2000–01 Chicago Standard 225
2000–01 Los Angeles Rochester Draft 154
2000–01 Tokyo Block Constructed 121
2000–01 Barcelona Booster Draft 324
2000–01 Worlds (Toronto) Special 21 $2,200
2001–02 New York Team Limited 15 $900
2001–02 New Orleans Extended 22 $2,100
2001–02 San Diego Rochester Draft 27 $1,600
2001–02 Osaka Block Constructed 21 $2,250
2001–02 Nice Booster Draft 104
2001–02 Worlds (Sydney) Special 113
2002–03 Boston Team Limited 81
2002–03 Houston Extended 42 $825
2002–03 Chicago Rochester Draft 20 $2,400
2002–03 Venice Block Constructed 37 $1,000
2002–03 Yokohama Booster Draft 96
2002–03 Worlds (Berlin) Special 119
2003–04 Boston Team Limited 58
2003–04 Amsterdam Rochester Draft 21 $2,250
2003–04 Kobe Block Constructed 159
2003–04 San Diego Booster Draft 16 $3,250
2003–04 Seattle Team Limited 42
2003–04 Worlds (San Francisco) Special 52 $630
2005 Colombus Extended 66
2006 Prague Booster Draft 279
2006 Charleston Team Constructed 16 $800
2006 Worlds (Paris) Special 106
2007 Geneva Booster Draft 47 $710
2007 Yokohama Block Constructed 22 $2,400
2007 San Diego Two-Headed Giant Booster Draft 14 $2,250
2007 Valencia Extended 305
2008 Worlds (Memphis) Special 20 $2,800
2009 Honolulu Block Constructed and Booster Draft 219
2009 Austin Extended and Booster Draft 77
2009 Worlds (Rome) Special 316
2010 San Diego Standard and Booster Draft 347
2010 San Juan Block Constructed and Booster Draft 75
2010 Amsterdam Extended and Booster Draft 54 $610
2014–15 Dragons of Tarkir in Brussels Standard and Booster Draft 170
2014–15 Magic Origins in Vancouver Standard and Booster Draft 85
2015–16 Battle for Zendikar in Milwaukee Standard and Booster Draft 129
2015–16 Oath of the Gatewatch in Atlanta Modern and Booster Draft 247
2015–16 Shadows over Innistrad in Madrid Standard and Booster Draft 98
2015–16 Eldritch Moon in Sydney Standard and Booster Draft 37 $1,500
2016–17 Kaladesh in Honolulu Standard and Booster Draft 117
2016–17 Aether Revolt in Dublin Standard and Booster Draft 19 $3,000

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