The year 2001 was the ninth year of existence for Magic: The Gathering.
Events[edit | edit source]
|Early 2000||The Dojo closes down.|
|January||Peter Adkison resigns from Wizards of the Coast.|
|February||The Wizards of the Coast Game Center closes down.|
|February||Last edition of TopDeck magazine|
|February, 2-4||Pro Tour Los Angeles. Won by Michael Pustilnik.|
|February, 5||Release of Planeshift.|
|February, 21||The Guru program is discontinued.|
|March, 16-18||Pro Tour Tokyo. Won by Zvi Mowshowitz.|
|April||First Magic content on Magicthegathering.com|
|April, 11||Release of Seventh Edition.|
|May, 4-6||Pro Tour Barcelona. Won by Kai Budde.|
|June, 4||Release of Apocalypse.|
|June, 21||Release of the Magic: The Gathering computer game created by Saga.
|August, 8-12||2001 World Championships in Toronto, Canada, won by Tom van de Logt.
|September, 7-9||Pro Tour New York, won by team Phoenix Foundation (Kai Budde, Dirk Baberowski and Marco Blume).|
|October, 1||Release of Odyssey.
|October, 5-7||Magic Invitational in Capetown, South Africa. Won by Kai Budde.|
|November, 2-4||Pro Tour New Orleans, won by Kai Budde.
|December||Release of the 2001 World Championship Decks.|
|December||Release of the Deckmasters 2001 box set; two decks designed by Richard Garfield and Jon Finkel.|
|Player of the Year: Kai Budde|
|Rookie of the Year: Katsuhiro Mori|
Publications[edit | edit source]
- Planeshift (February)
- Johan (April)
- Apocalypse (June)
- The Dragons of Magic (August)
- Odyssey (September)
- Jedit (December)
- Magic: The Gathering Official Encyclopedia - Volume 6
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