2013 World Championship

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2013 World Championship
Date 31 July–4 August 2013
Location {NLD} Amsterdam, Netherlands
Format Modern Masters Booster draft, Standard, Magic 2014 Booster draft, Modern
Prize pool $108,000
Winner {ISR} Shahar Shenhar
Previous Worlds:
2012
Next Worlds:
2014

The 2013 World Championship, the 21st Magic World Championship, was held on 31 July–4 August 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The event was held concurrently with the 2013 World Magic Cup. 16 players participated, and the event was won by Israel's Shahar Shenhar, who by defeating Reid Duke in the final became the second Israeli World Champion, after Uri Peleg claimed the title in 2007.

Invitations[edit | edit source]

The following 16 players were invited to the event:

Player Method of qualification
{USA} Josh Utter-Leyton 2012–13 Player of the Year
{JPN} Yuuya Watanabe 2012 World Champion
{RUS} Dimitriy Butakov 2012 Magic Online Champion
{CZE} Stanislav Cifka Pro Tour Return to Ravnica winner
{USA} Tom Martell Pro Tour Gatecrash winner
{USA} Craig Wescoe Pro Tour Dragon's Maze winner
{BRA} Willy Edel Most Pro Points – Latin America
{HKG} Lee Shi Tian Most Pro Points – APAC region
{USA} Eric Froehlich Most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Ben Stark 2nd most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{JPN} Shuhei Nakamura 3rd most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Brian Kibler 4th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{ISR} Shahar Shenhar 5th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{CZE} Martin Jůza 6th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} David Ochoa 7th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Reid Duke 8th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Wednesday, 31 July

Thursday, 1 August

Sunday, 4 August

  • Semifinals and final, featuring Modern

Top 4[edit | edit source]

Semifinals Finals
               
1  Reid Duke 3  
4  Josh Utter-Leyton 2  
     Reid Duke 2
   Shahar Shenhar 3
2  Ben Stark 1
3  Shahar Shenhar 3  

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