The year 2005 was the thirteenth year of existence for Magic: The Gathering.
|January 1||Walk out at MTGNews. Rise of MTG Salvation.|
|January 25||Launch of the third You Make the Card.|
|January 28–30||Pro Tour Nagoya, Japan. Won by Shu Komuro.|
|February 4||Release of Betrayers of Kamigawa|
|March 11–13||Pro Tour Atlanta, won by team Nova ( Gabriel Tsang, David Rood and Gabriel Nassif).|
|May 6–8||Pro Tour Philadelphia. Won by Gadiel Szleifer.|
|May 17–20||Magic Invitational in Los Angeles, California, USA. Won by Terry Soh.
|June 3||Release of Saviors of Kamigawa.|
|June 6||Announcement of the creation of the Magic Hall of Fame.|
|July 8–10||Pro Tour London. Won by Geoffrey Siron.
|July 29||Release of Ninth Edition.|
|October 7||Release of Ravnica: City of Guilds.|
|October 22||Starter 1999, Starter 2000, Portal, Portal Second Age and Portal Three Kingdoms become legal in Legacy and Vintage.|
|October 28–30||Pro Tour Los Angeles. Won by Antoine Ruel.|
|November 30 - December 4||2005 World Championships in Yokahama, Japan. Won by Katsuhiro Mori.
|Player of the Year: Kenji Tsumura|
|Rookie of the Year: Pierre Canali|
|Hall of Fame inductees|
Wizards of the Coast
- Scott Norris (art director)
Betrayers of Kamigawa
Saviors of Kamigawa
Ravnica: City of Guilds