2002 World Championships

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Carlos Romão - 2002 World Championship
Main Deck: Sideboard:
  • 4 Nightscape Familiar
  • 4 Psychatog
  • 3 Chainers Edict
  • 3 Circular Logic
  • 4 Counterspell
  • 3 Cunning Wish
  • 3 Deep Analysis
  • 3 Fact or Fiction
  • 3 Memory Lapse
  • 4 Repulse
  • 2 Upheaval
  • 10 Island
  • 2 Cephalid Coliseum
  • 1 Darkwater Catacombs
  • 4 Salt Marsh
  • 3 Swamp
  • 4 Underground River
  • 1 Coffin Purge
  • 4 Duress
  • 1 Fact or Fiction
  • 1 Gainsay
  • 3 Ghastly Demise
  • 1 Hibernation
  • 1 Mana Short
  • 1 Recoil
  • 1 Slay
  • 1 Teferis Response

The 2002 World Championship was held from August 13 to August 18 2002 at Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia; 24-year old Carlos "Jaba" Romão from São Paulo, Brazil came out as world champion, garnering a prize of 35,000 USD with the help of his blue/black "Psychatog" deck. Other finalists included Mark Ziegner from Germany (2nd place), Diego Ostrovich from Argentina (3rd place) and Dave Humpherys from the USA (4th place), as well as Malaysian national champion Sim Han How (5th place), John Larkin from Ireland (6th place), Tuomas Kotiranta from Finland (7th place) and Ken Krouner from the USA (8th place).

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