2017 World Championship

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2017 World Championship
Date 6–8 October 2017
Location {USA} Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Format Ixalan Booster draft, Standard
Prize pool $300,000
Winner {USA} William Jensen
Previous Worlds:
2016
Next Worlds:
2018

The 2017 World Championship, the 25th Magic World Championship, was held on 6–8 October 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

The event also featured the 2016–17 Magic Pro Tour Team Series final between Genesis and Musashi. Musashi won in a tiebreaker match to win the inaugural team series 2-1.

Invitations[edit | edit source]

The seats for the 2017 World Championship were given out based on the following rankings:[1]

Player Method(s) of qualification
{JPN} Shota Yasooka Pro Tour Kaladesh winner
{BRA} Lucas Berthoud Pro Tour Aether Revolt winner
{USA} Gerry Thompson Pro Tour Amonkhet winner
{BRA} Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa Pro Tour Hour of Devastation winner
2016–17 Latin American Champion
{USA} Josh Utter-Leyton 2016 Magic Online Champion
{ARG} Sebastian Pozzo 2016–17 Standard Master
{CZE} Martin Jůza 2016–17 Draft Master
{USA} Reid Duke 2016–17 North American Champion
{PRT} Marcio Carvalho 2016–17 European Champion
{JPN} Yuuya Watanabe 2016–17 Asia-Pacific Champion
{USA} Sam Pardee Most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Seth Manfield 2nd most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Brad Nelson 3rd most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Owen Turtenwald 4th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{SGP} Kelvin Chew 5th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{HKG} Lee Shi Tian 6th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{JPN} Ken Yukuhiro 7th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Donald Smith 8th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{DNK} Martin Müller 9th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{ESP} Javier Dominguez 10th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Christian Calcano 11th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} William Jensen 12th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Samuel Black 13th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
{USA} Eric Froehlich 14th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified

Players qualifying via multiple methods pass down extra invitations to the players with the most Pro Points among otherwise unqualified players.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Friday, 6 October

Saturday, 7 October

Sunday, 8 October

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Place Player Prize Pro Points Ixalan draft 1 record Standard day 1 record Ixalan draft 2 record Standard day 2 record
1 {USA} William Jensen $100,000 13 3–0 4–0 3–0 2–2
2 {ESP} Javier Dominguez $50,000 8 2–1 2–2 1–3 4–0
3 {USA} Josh Utter-Leyton $25,000 6 3–0 2–1 2–2 2–2
4 {SGP} Kelvin Chew $25,000 6 2–1 3–1 1–2 3–1
5 {USA} Reid Duke $10,000 6 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–1
6 {USA} Sam Black $10,000 5 2–1 2–2 1–1–1 3–1
7 {USA} Seth Manfield $10,000 5 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–2
8 {USA} Owen Turtenwald $10,000 5 1–2 3–1 2–1 2–2
9 {USA} Gerry Thompson $5,000 4 1–2 3–1 2–1 2–2
10 {JPN} Shota Yasooka $5,000 4 2–1 1–3 3–0 1–3
11 {USA} Christian Calcano $5,000 4 3–0 1–3 1–2 2–2
12 {BRA} Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa $5,000 4 1–2 1–3 3–0 2–2
13 {USA} Eric Froehlich $5,000 4 1–2 3–1 0–3 3–1
14 {ARG} Sebastian Pozzo $5,000 4 0–3 2–2 1–2 4–0
15 {USA} Brad Nelson $5,000 3 2–1 2–2 1–1–1 1–3
16 {CZE} Martin Juza $5,000 3 1–2 2–2 1–2 2–2
17 {JPN} Ken Yukuhiro $2,500 3 2–1 1–3 2–1 1–3
18 {JPN} Yuuya Watanabe $2,500 3 1–2 3–1 0–3 2–2
19 {PRT} Marcio Carvalho $2,500 3 1–2 1–3 3–0 1–3
20 {HKG} Lee Shi Tian $2,500 3 0–3 3–1 1–2 2–2
21 {DNK} Martin Müller $2,500 3 0–3 3–1 0–3 3–1
22 {USA} Donald Smith $2,500 2 2–1 0–4 1–2 2–2
23 {BRA} Lucas Esper Berthoud $2,500 1 1–2 1–3 2–0 0–4
24 {USA} Sam Pardee $2,500 0 1–2 0–4 1–2 0–4

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Pro Tour Eldritch Moon Organized Play Announcement
  2. Chase, Elaine (2017-07-19). 2018'S PRO TOURS AND 2017'S WORLDS. Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved on 2017-07-19.
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