2012–13 Pro Tour Season

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2012–13 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton
Rookie of the Year {CHL} Felipe Tapia Becerra
World Champion {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe [I]
World Magic Cup Champions {TWN} Taiwan
Hall of Fame inductions {BRA} Paulo Vitor D. da Rosa
{JPN} Kenji Tsumura
{JPN} Masashi Oiso
{USA} Patrick Chapin
Pro Tours 3
Grands Prix 44
Previous season:
2012
Next season:
2013–14

The 2012–13 Pro Tour season was the eighteenth Pro Tour season. It started on 19 May 2012 with Grand Prix Malmö, and ended on 19 May 2013 with the conclusion of Pro Tour Dragon's Maze.

Grand Prix (May–July 2012)[edit | edit source]

GP Malmö GP Minneapolis GP Anaheim GP Manila
 Date: 19–20 May 2012  Date: 19–20 May 2012  Date: 26–27 May 2012  Date: 16–17 June 2012
 Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Block Constructed  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 922  Attendance: 1052  Attendance: 938  Attendance: 1108
 1. {ITA} Matteo Versari  1. {USA} Christian Calcano  1. {USA} Marc Lalague  1. {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe
 2. {SWE} Oscar Almgren  2. {USA} Brad Nelson  2. {USA} Paul Rietzl  2. {MYS} Rick Lee
 3. {DNK} Søren Larsen  3. {USA} Rick Stout  3. {USA} Noah Koessel  3. {JPN} Hironobu Sugaya
 4. {ESP} Pere Llimós Muntal  4. {CAN} Stephen Bishop  4. {USA} Eric Froehlich  4. {PHL} Richmond Tan
 5. {DEU} Jasper Grimmer  5. {USA} Taylor Laehn  5. {USA} Michael Hopkins  5. {PHL} Jonathan Luces
 6. {SWE} Jon Westberg  6. {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton  6. {USA} Brian Kibler  6. {CZE} Martin Jůza
 7. {ITA} Samuele Estratti  7. {USA} Ben Friedman  7. {USA} Alex Sittner  7. {SGP} Weng Heng Soh
 8. {SWE} David Hylander  8. {USA} Jerret Schultz  8. {USA} Jason Rosellini  8. {PHL} Jacklord Nerez
GP Yokohama GP Vancouver GP Atlanta GP Ghent
 Date: 23–24 June 2012  Date: 23–24 June 2012  Date: 30 June–1 July 2012  Date: 21–22 July 2012
 Format: Modern  Format: Limited  Format: Legacy  Format: Legacy
 Attendance: 1523  Attendance: 849  Attendance: 905  Attendance: 1345
 1. {JPN} Jyun'ichi Miyajima  1. {USA} David Stroud  1. {LTU} Gaudenis Vidugiris  1. {DEU} Timo Schünemann
 2. {JPN} Kei Umehara  2. {CAN} Jeremey Schofield  2. {USA} Michael Majors  2. {DEU} Lukas Maurer
 3. {JPN} Satoshi Yamaguchi  3. {CAN} Steven Riecken  3. {USA} Daryl Ayers  3. {ITA} Emanuele Marcotti
 4. {JPN} Toshiyuki Kadooka  4. {IRL} Marcin Sciesinski  4. {USA} Fred Edelkamp  4. {SWE} Elias Watsfeldt
 5. {JPN} Hiroya Miyamoto  5. {CAN} Colin Miller  5. {USA} Ben Stark  5. {FIN} Max Sjöblom
 6. {JPN} Yuki Yotsumoto  6. {USA} Brian Wong  6. {USA} J. Sawyer Lucy  6. {AUT} Elias Klocker
 7. {JPN} Youichi Nagami  7. {CAN} Sean Peterson  7. {VEN} Gerardo Fedon  7. {ITA} Andreas Milillo
 8. {JPN} Masaki Ushijima  8. {USA} Morgan Chang  8. {USA} Sam Black  8. {FRA} Tristan Polzl
GP São Paulo GP Columbus GP Shanghai
 Date: 21–22 July 2012  Date: 21–22 July 2012  Date: 28–29 July 2012
 Format: Limited  Format: Modern  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 738  Attendance: 1046  Attendance: 836
 1. {BRA} Reinaldo Gomes da Silva Jr.  1. {USA} Jacob Maynard  1. {CHN} Bo Li
 2. {BRA} Rodrigo Gonçalves dos Santos  2. {CAN} Lucas Siow  2. {CHN} Fengwen Gu
 3. {BRA} Thiago Oliveira  3. {USA} Max Tietze  3. {CHN} Nan Wu
 4. {BRA} José Francisco Dantas Mangueira da Silva  4. {USA} Aaron Estrin  4. {JPN} Rei Satou
 5. {BRA} Luiz Henrique Martine de Lima  5. {ISR} Shahar Shenhar  5. {CHN} Yang Wang
 6. {ARG} Guido Quintana  6. {USA} Chris Piland  6. {SGP} Nicholas Jonathan Wong
 7. {BRA} Rafael Mendonca  7. {USA} Orrin Beasley  7. {NZL} Xiang Xue Song
 8. {VEN} Daniel Fior  8. {USA} Caleb Estrada  8. {JPN} Toshiya Kanegawa

2012 World Magic Cup[edit | edit source]

Main article: 2012 World Magic Cup

16–19 August 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

Place Country Player Prize Pro Points Place Country Player Prize Pro Points
1 {TWN} Taiwan Tzu Ching Kuo $10,000 8 5 {HRV} Croatia Grgur Petric Maretic $1,500 5
Tung-Yi Cheng $10,000 8 Toni Portolan $1,500 5
Yu Min Yang $10,000 8 Stjepan Sučić $1,500 5
Paul Renie $10,000 8 Goran Elez $1,500 5
2 {PRI} Puerto Rico Jorge Iramain $5,000 7 6 {GB-SCT} Scotland Stephen Murray $1,500 5
Gabriel Nieves $5,000 7 Bradley Barclay $1,500 5
Cesar Soto $5,000 7 Andrew Morrison $1,500 5
Jonathan Paez $5,000 7 Chris Davie $1,500 5
3 {POL} Poland Tomek Pedrakowski $2,500 6 7 {PHL} Philippines Andrew Cantillana $1,500 5
Mateusz Kopeć $2,500 6 Gerald Camangon $1,500 5
Adam Bubacz $2,500 6 Zax Ozaki $1,500 5
Jan Pruchniewicz $2,500 6 Jeremy Bryan Domocmat $1,500 5
4 {HUN} Hungary Tamás Glied $2,500 6 8 {SVK} Slovakia Robert Jurkovic $1,500 5
Gabor Kocsis $2,500 6 Ivan Floch $1,500 5
Tamás Nagy $2,500 6 Filip Valis $1,500 5
Máté Schrick $2,500 6 Patrik Surab $1,500 5

Grand Prix (August 2012)[edit | edit source]

GP Boston
 Date: 25–26 August 2012
 Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1845
 1. {USA} Brian Demars
 2. {USA} Robert Victory
 3. {USA} Cedric Phillips
 4. {USA} Alex Lloyd
 5. {USA} Kevin Michael
 6. {USA} Jason Ford
 7. {AUT} Thomas Holzinger
 8. {JPN} Shota Yasooka

2012 Magic Players Championship[edit | edit source]

29–31 August 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

Rank Player Prize Pro points
1 {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe $40,000 11
2 {JPN} Shota Yasooka $20,000 13
3 {BRA} Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa $10,000 7
4 {USA} Jon Finkel $10,000 7

Grand Prix (September–October 2012)[edit | edit source]

GP Moscow GP San Jose, Costa Rica GP San Jose, USA
 Date: 15–16 September 2012  Date: 15–16 September 2012  Date: 13–14 October 2012
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Team Limited
 Attendance: 869  Attendance: 364  Attendance: 1713 (571 teams)
 1. {ITA} Luca Casadei  1. {JPN} Shuhei Nakamura  1. {USA} Matt Sperling
 1. {USA} David Williams
 1. {USA} Paul Rietzl
 2. {DEU} Wenzel Krautmann  2. {USA} David Sharfman
 3. {RUS} Petr Kuznetsov  3. {USA} Ben Stark
 4. {RUS} Roman Masaladzhiu  4. {BRA} Willy Edel  2. {CAN} Maksym Gryn
 2. {CAN} Lucas Siow
 2. {CAN} Jamie Naylor
 5. {RUS} Anatoly Chuhwichev  5. {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton
 6. {EST} Hannes Kerem  6. {USA} David Ochoa
 7. {UKR} Konstantin Yarosh  7. {USA} AJ Sacher  3. {USA} Conley Woods
 3. {USA} Eric Froehlich
 3. {USA} Owen Turtenwald
 8. {RUS} Dmitriy Tolkatchov  8. {CAN} Pascal Maynard
   
     4. {SVK} Ivan Floch
 4. {CZE} Lukas Jaklovsky
 4. {CZE} Stanislav Cifka

Pro Tour Return to Ravnica[edit | edit source]

19–21 October 2012 in Seattle, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 {CZE} Stanislav Cifka $40,000 30
2 {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe $20,000 24 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 {USA} David Ochoa $12,500 22
4 {HKG} Lee Shi Tian $12,500 22 First Hong Konger in a Pro Tour Top 8
5 {SGP} Kelvin Chew $10,000 20
6 {GB-ENG} Eduardo Sajgalik $10,000 20
7 {BRA} Willy Edel $10,000 20 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
8 {BRA} Pedro Carvalho $10,000 20

Grand Prix (October 2012–February 2013)[edit | edit source]

GP Philadelphia GP Auckland GP Lyon GP Chicago
 Date: 27–28 October 2012  Date: 3–4 November 2012  Date: 3–4 November 2012  Date: 10–11 November 2012
 Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Modern  Format: Modern
 Attendance: 1986  Attendance: 264  Attendance: 1326  Attendance: 1113
 1. {JPN} Shuhei Nakamura  1. {NZL} Walker MacMurdo  1. {FRA} Jérémy Dezani  1. {USA} Jacob Wilson
 2. {CZE} Lukas Jaklovsky  2. {AUS} Adam Witton  2. {DEU} Emanuel Sutor  2. {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton
 3. {CZE} Martin Jůza  3. {JPN} Yoshitoki Sakai  3. {FRA} Mathieu Hautot  3. {USA} Alex Majlaton
 4. {USA} Greg Smith  4. {AUS} Dylan Brown  4. {ITA} Davide Colla  4. {USA} Edgar Flores
 5. {USA} Jake Gans  5. {AUS} Justin Cheung  5. {GB-ENG} Peter Dun  5. {USA} Shane McDermott
 6. {USA} Harry Corvese  6. {NZL} John Denz  6. {FRA} Olivier Ruel  6. {USA} Ryan Hovis
 7. {USA} Luis Scott-Vargas  7. {AUS} Robert Liu  7. {FRA} Clement Sarton  7. {USA} David Gleicher
 8. {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe  8. {AUS} Anthony Purdom  8. {DEU} Jonas Köstler  8. {USA} Michael Simon
GP Bochum GP Charleston GP Taipei GP San Antonio
 Date: 17–18 November 2012  Date: 17–18 November 2012  Date: 24–25 November 2012  Date: 24–25 November 2012
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1723  Attendance: 661  Attendance: 727  Attendance: 807
 1. {CZE} Martin Jůza  1. {USA} Jon Bolding  1. {JPN} Makihito Mihara  1. {USA} Tyler Lytle
 2. {DEU} Fabian Dickmann  2. {USA} Brian Eason  2. {JPN} Akimasa Yamamoto  2. {USA} Matthew Pratser
 3. {CZE} Tomas Vanek  3. {USA} Matt Keene  3. {SGP} Weng Heng Soh  3. {USA} Conley Woods
 4. {POL} Kamil Napierski  4. {USA} Peter Kelly  4. {JPN} Motoki Abe  4. {USA} Reid Duke
 5. {NLD} Enrico Van Eijsden  5. {USA} Reid Duke  5. {HKG} Derek Tsang  5. {USA} Harry Corvese
 6. {FRA} Pierre Dagen  6. {USA} Patrick Cox  6. {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe  6. {USA} Ben Rasmussen
 7. {DEU} Lukas Tajak  7. {USA} Gerry Thompson  7. {JPN} Toshiaki Murata  7. {MEX} Joel De Santos Jasso
 8. {DEU} Sascha Stein  8. {USA} Morgan Chang  8. {HKG} Lee Shi Tian  8. {USA} Matthew Thurber
GP Lisbon GP Nagoya GP Toronto GP Indianapolis
 Date: 1–2 December 2012  Date: 8–9 December 2012  Date: 8–9 December 2012  Date: 22–23 December 2012
 Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Modern  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1340  Attendance: 1689  Attendance: 1051  Attendance: 817
 1. {SVK} Ivan Floch  1. {JPN} Yuuji Okita  1. {BRA} Willy Edel  1. {USA} Ben Stark
 2. {SWE} Elias Watsfeldt  2. {IDN} Rahman Aryabhima  2. {USA} Sam Pardee  2. {USA} Chris Fennell
 3. {NOR} Sveinung Bjørnerud  3. {JPN} Mamoru Nagai  3. {CAN} Alon Chitiz  3. {USA} Luis Scott-Vargas
 4. {BEL} Johan Verhulst  4. {JPN} Ryuji Murae  4. {USA} Alex Majlaton  4. {USA} Brian Demars
 5. {DNK} Lasse Nørgaard  5. {JPN} Kyouhei Kawaguchi  5. {CAN} James Vance  5. {USA} Matthias Hunt
 6. {SWE} David Calås  6. {JPN} Kenji Tsumura  6. {CAN} Collin Morton  6. {USA} Adam Yurchick
 7. {PRT} Helder Coelho  7. {JPN} Kazumasa Satou  7. {CAN} Jon Stern  7. {USA} Tom Martell
 8. {PRT} Pedro Carvalho  8. {JPN} Kazuaki Shinohara  8. {USA} Dan Jordan  8. {USA} Tyler Lytle
GP Denver GP Singapore GP Atlantic City
 Date: 5–6 January 2013  Date: 12–13 January 2013  Date: 12–13 January 2013
 Format: Legacy  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 700  Attendance: 894  Attendance: 1648
 1. {IDN} Vidianto Wijaya  1. {JPN} Ken Yukuhiro  1. {CAN} Jon Stern
 2. {USA} Patrick Cox  2. {SGP} Chapman Sim  2. {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton
 3. {USA} Ryan Pesch  3. {PHL} Andrew Cantillana  3. {USA} Brad Nelson
 4. {USA} Josh Ravitz  4. {SGP} Lin Rui Zi  4. {USA} Ari Lax
 5. {USA} Matt Nass  5. {JPN} Jun'ya Nakamura  5. {USA} Matt Costa
 6. {USA} Daniel Signorini  6. {JPN} Toshiya Kanegawa  6. {USA} Ryan Leverone
 7. {USA} Andrew Ohlschwager  7. {CHN} Gao Zhen Xing  7. {JPN} Lloyd Kurth
 8. {USA} Donnie Peck  8. {TWN} Hao-Shan Huang  8. {USA} Seneca Hobler
GP Sydney GP Bilbao GP London
 Date: 19–20 January 2013  Date: 19–20 January 2013  Date: 9–10 February 2013
 Format: Limited  Format: Modern  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 686  Attendance: 988  Attendance: 1970
 1. {AUS} Allen Zhang  1. {NLD} Mitchell Manders  1. {FRA} Timothée Simonot
 2. {AUS} Justin Cheung  2. {CZE} Lukas Jaklovsky  2. {GB-ENG} Bartłomiej Tomiczek
 3. {JPN} Tomoharu Saito  3. {FRA} Louis Deltour  3. {DEU} Manuel Hauck
 4. {NZL} Zen Takahashi  4. {PRT} Vasco Bonifacio  4. {AUT} David Reitbauer
 5. {AUS} Daniel Unwin  5. {ITA} Lorenzo Calzolari  5. {NOR} Andreas Nordahl
 6. {CZE} Martin Jůza  6. {ESP} Martin Scheinin  6. {SWE} Per Carlsson
 7. {CZE} Stanislav Cifka  7. {FRA} Mathieu Deloly  7. {VEN} Fabrizio Anteri
 8. {AUS} Adam Witton  8. {ESP} Francisco Camacho  8. {GB-SCT} Jamie Ross

Pro Tour Gatecrash[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pro Tour Gatecrash

15–17 February 2013 in Montreal, Canada.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 {USA} Tom Martell $40,000 30 Second Pro Tour Top 8
2 {SWE} Joel Larsson $20,000 24
3 {USA} Ben Stark $12,500 22 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
4 {USA} Eric Froehlich $12,500 22 Third Pro Tour Top 8
5 {USA} Owen Turtenwald $10,000 20
6 {USA} Melissa DeTora $10,000 20 First woman in a Pro Tour Top 8
7 {USA} Gerry Thompson $10,000 20
8 {USA} Stephen Mann $10,000 20

Grand Prix (February–May 2013)[edit | edit source]

GP Québec City GP Charlotte GP Yokohama GP Verona
 Date: 23–24 February 2013  Date: 23–24 February 2013  Date: 2–3 March 2013  Date: 9–10 March 2013
 Format: Standard  Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 806  Attendance: 2693  Attendance: 2297  Attendance: 1208
 1. {USA} Nico Christiansen  1. {USA} Frank Skarren  1. {JPN} Masaya Kitayama  1. {UKR} Mike Krasnitski
 2. {TWN} Tzu Ching Kuo  2. {USA} Gerard Fabiano  2. {JPN} Tian Yu Zhao  2. {DNK} Andreas Nilsson
 3. {CHL} Felipe Tapia Becerra  3. {USA} Patrick Sullivan  3. {USA} Sam Black  3. {FRA} Jérémy Dezani
 4. {USA} Reid Duke  4. {USA} Aaron Lewis  4. {JPN} Makihito Mihara  4. {ITA} Samuele Estratti
 5. {AUT} Thomas Holzinger  5. {USA} Richard Nguyen  5. {JPN} Yasutaka Hibino  5. {ESP} Toni Ramis Pascual
 6. {CAN} Wilson Wong  6. {USA} Ben Isgur  6. {JPN} Shintarou Ishimura  6. {POL} Piotr Wald
 7. {CAN} Maxime Cantin  7. {USA} Ben Stark  7. {JPN} Tomomi Shiraishi  7. {ISR} Shahar Shenhar
 8. {DEU} Wenzel Krautmann  8. {USA} Antonino Baldasari  8. {JPN} Tomoya Motomura  8. {DEU} Max Schultze
GP Rio de Janeiro GP Utrecht GP San Diego GP Pittsburgh
 Date: 9–10 March 2013  Date: 16–17 March 2013  Date: 16–17 March 2013  Date: 23–24 March 2013
 Format: Standard  Format: Team Limited  Format: Modern  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 709  Attendance: 2031 (677 teams)  Attendance: 759  Attendance: 1628
 1. {BRA} José Francisco Dantas Mangueira da Silva  1. {SWE} Fredrik Carlsson
 1. {SWE} Jonathan Bergström
 1. {SWE} Tomas Westling
 1. {USA} Nathan Holiday  1. {USA} Brock Parker
 2. {BRA} Arthur Villela  2. {USA} Sammy Tuckeman  2. {USA} Alec Nezin
 3. {ARG} Andrés Monsalve  3. {USA} Eric Froehlich  3. {USA} Gabby Izsak
 4. {BRA} Walter Coquemala Filho  2. {SWE} Joel Larsson
 2. {SWE} Elias Watsfeldt
 2. {SWE} Mikael Magnusson
 4. {USA} David Sharfman  4. {USA} Eric Froehlich
 5. {BRA} Wellington Cordeiro  5. {USA} Bryan De La Torre  5. {USA} Matthew Falcioni
 6. {ARG} Martín Quiroga  6. {USA} Brian Kibler  6. {USA} Adam Carrasco
 7. {BRA} Jorge Henrique Siqueira  3. {DEU} René Kraft
 3. {DEU} Tobias Radloff
 3. {DEU} Martin Zimmermann
 7. {JPN} Ken Yukuhiro  7. {USA} Michael Derczo
 8. {BRA} Matías Arvigo  8. {USA} Matt Ferrando  8. {USA} Chase Kovac
     
   4. {ITA} Matteo Versari
 4. {ITA} Alessandro Lippi
 4. {ITA} Samuele Estratti
 
GP Strasbourg GP Beijing GP Portland
 Date: 13–14 April 2013  Date: 11–12 May 2013  Date: 11–12 May 2013
 Format: Legacy  Format: Limited  Format: Modern
 Attendance: 1364  Attendance: 894  Attendance: 979
 1. {DNK} Thomas Enevoldsen  1. {CHN} Quan Zhou  1. {USA} Sam Pardee
 2. {USA} Jacob Wilson  2. {THA} Nonthakorn Kositaporn  2. {USA} Joe Demestrio
 3. {CAN} Alexander Hayne  3. {JPN} Toshiya Kanegawa  3. {USA} Zvi Mowshowitz
 4. {DNK} Michael Bonde  4. {SGP} Wei Quan Wong  4. {CAN} Dan MacDonald
 5. {RUS} Alexey Romanchuk  5. {GB-WLS} Daniel Godfrey  5. {ITA} Mattia Rizzi
 6. {DEU} Hove Thießen  6. {CHN} Shuo Li  6. {USA} Orie Guo
 7. {DEU} Christopher Brunner  7. {CHN} Nandi Zhang  7. {USA} Matt Nass
 8. {DEU} Fabian Görzgen  8. {CHN} Bo Li  8. {USA} Paul Rietzl

Pro Tour Dragon's Maze[edit | edit source]

17–19 May 2013 in San Diego, California, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 {USA} Craig Wescoe $40,000 30 Third Pro Tour Top 8
2 {USA} Dusty Ochoa $20,000 24
3 {JPN} Makihito Mihara $12,500 22 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
4 {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton $12,500 22 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
5 {USA} Rob Castellon $10,000 20 Pro Tour debut
6 {USA} Andrew Shrout $10,000 20 Pro Tour debut
7 {USA} Matej Zatlkaj $10,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
8 {LVA} Andrejs Prost $10,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8

Notes[edit | edit source]

^I Yuuya Watanabe is considered the 2012 World Champion, as he won the inaugural Players Championship event, later renamed the World Championship.