2006 World Championships

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The Magic 2006 World Championships were held from 29 November – 3 December 2006 at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, France.[1]

Description[edit | edit source]

The tournament featured Standard on Wednesday, Time Spiral Booster Draft on Thursday, and Extended on Friday. The team format was Time Spiral Team Rochester Draft.

The winner of this tournament was Makihito Mihara, who defeated Ryou Ogura 3–0 in an all-Japanese final.[2] He piloted a combo deck based on Dragonstorm.[3] It was the first time players from the same country had been World Champion in back-to-back seasons. The Netherlands defeated Japan 2–0 in the team final. The total prize money awarded to the top 75 finishers was $255,245.

Finishing order[edit | edit source]

  1. {JPN} Makihito Mihara
  2. {JPN} Ryou Ogura
  3. {GB-WLS} Nicholas Lovett
  4. {FRA} Gabriel Nassif
  5. {PRT} Paulo Carvalho
  6. {BRA} Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
  7. {PRT} Tiago Chan
  8. {JPN} Katsuhiro Mori

Team final[edit | edit source]

  1. {NLD} Netherlands – Kamiel Cornelissen, Julien Nuijten, Robert Van Medevoort
  2. {JPN} Japan – Katsuhiro Mori, Shuhei Yamamoto, Hidenori Katayama

Winning deck[edit | edit source]

Makihito Mihara - 2006 World Championship - Dragonstorm


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wizards of the Coast (December 1, 2006). "2006 World Champiuonship". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Wizards of the Coast (November 29-December 3, 2006). "Mihara, Dutch crowned World Champions!". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Mike Flores (December 7, 2006). "The Best Decks in the Worlds". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.