2009

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The year 2009 was the seventeenth year of existence for Magic: The Gathering.

Events[edit | edit source]

Date Event
January 17 Grand Prix Los Angeles
February 6 Release of Conflux.
  • Five color focus.
  • Return of Nicol Bolas to the storyline.
  • First set to feature 6-card booster packs, available at mass-market retailers.
February 27 - March 1 Pro Tour Kyoto, Japan. Won by France.png Gabriel Nassif.
April 1 Announcement of From the Vault: Vaults
  • April Fools.
April 10 Release of Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic.
April 30 Release of Alara Reborn.
June 5-7 Pro Tour Honolulu, USA. Won by Japan.png Kazuya Mitamura.
June 17 Release of Duels of the Planeswalkers (2009).
July 17 Release of Magic 2010.
August 28 Release of From the Vault: Exiled.
September 4 Release of Planechase (2009).
August 27 Announcement of the Commander Theme Decks Enchantress Rubinia and Deathdancer Xira for Magic Online.
September 7 Release of Masters Edition III on Magic Online.
October 2 Release of Zendikar.
October 16-18 Pro Tour Austin, USA. Won by United States.png Brian Kibler.
October 30 Release of Duel Decks: Garruk vs. Liliana.
November First Magic Online Community Cup at the headquarters of Wizards of the Coast.
November 19-22 2009 Magic World Championships in Rome, Italy. Won by Portugal.png André Coimbra.
  • Team champions: China.png China.
November 20 Release of Premium Deck Series: Slivers.
Player of the Year: Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe.
Rookie of the Year: Germany.png Lino Burgold.
Hall of Fame inductees:

Publications[edit | edit source]

First involved[edit | edit source]

R&D[edit | edit source]

Artists[edit | edit source]

Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic

Conflux

Magic 2010

Planechase (2009)

Zendikar