2005 World Championships
|Katsuhiro Mori - 2005 World Championship|
The Magic 2005 World Championships were held from 30 November to 4 December at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. The tournament featured Standard on Wednesday, Ravnica: City of Guilds Booster Draft on Thursday, and Extended on Friday. The team format was Ravnica Team Rochester Draft. 287 players from 56 countries competed in the event. Katsuhiro Mori won the tournament, defeating Frank Karsten 3–1 in the final, taking home $35,000. The total prize money awarded to the top 64 finishers was $208,130. In the team final Japan defeated the United States 3–0.
- Katsuhiro Mori
- Frank Karsten
- Tomohiro Kaji
- Akira Asahara
- Marcio Carvalho
- Ding Leong
- Shuhei Nakamura
- André Coimbra
- Japan – Takuma Morofuji, Ichirou Shimura, Masashi Oiso
- United States – Antonino De Rosa, Neil Reeves, Jonathan Sonne
- Worlds 2005: Japan's Crowning Achievement. Wizards of the Coast (December 4, 2005).