2005 World Championships

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Katsuhiro Mori - 2005 World Championship
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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.[1] 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.[1]

Finishing order[edit | edit source]

  1. {JPN} Katsuhiro Mori
  2. {NLD} Frank Karsten
  3. {JPN} Tomohiro Kaji
  4. {JPN} Akira Asahara
  5. {PRT} Marcio Carvalho
  6. {CHN} Ding Leong
  7. {JPN} Shuhei Nakamura
  8. {PRT} André Coimbra

Team final[edit | edit source]

  1. {JPN} Japan – Takuma Morofuji, Ichirou Shimura, Masashi Oiso
  2. {USA} United States – Antonino De Rosa, Neil Reeves, Jonathan Sonne

References[edit | edit source]

  1. a b Worlds 2005: Japan's Crowning Achievement. Wizards of the Coast (December 4, 2005).