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2017 World Championship

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2017 World Championship
Date 6–8 October 2017
Location United States.png Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Formats Ixalan Booster draft, Standard
Prize pool $300,000
Winner 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 will be given out based on the following rankings:[1]

Player Method(s) of qualification
Japan.png Shota Yasooka Pro Tour Kaladesh winner
Brazil.png Lucas Berthoud Pro Tour Aether Revolt winner
United States.png Gerry Thompson Pro Tour Amonkhet winner
Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa Pro Tour Hour of Devastation winner
2016–17 Latin American Champion
United States.png Josh Utter-Leyton 2016 Magic Online Champion
Argentina.png Sebastian Pozzo 2016–17 Standard Master
Czech Republic.png Martin Jůza 2016–17 Draft Master
United States.png Reid Duke 2016–17 North American Champion
Portugal.png Marcio Carvalho 2016–17 European Champion
Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe 2016–17 Asia-Pacific Champion
United States.png Sam Pardee Most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png Seth Manfield 2nd most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png Brad Nelson 3rd most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png Owen Turtenwald 4th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
Singapore.png Kelvin Chew 5th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
Hong Kong.png Lee Shi Tian 6th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
Japan.png Ken Yukuhiro 7th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png Donald Smith 8th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
Denmark.png Martin Müller 9th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
Spain.png Javier Dominguez 10th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png Christian Calcano 11th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png William Jensen 12th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png Samuel Black 13th most Pro Points of otherwise unqualified
United States.png 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, 6th of October

Saturday, 7th of October

Sunday, 8th of 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 United States.png William Jensen $100,000 13 3–0 4–0 3–0 2–2
2 Spain.png Javier Dominguez $50,000 8 2–1 2–2 1–3 4–0
3 United States.png Josh Utter-Leyton $25,000 6 3–0 2–1 2–2 2–2
4 Singapore.png Kelvin Chew $25,000 6 2–1 3–1 1–2 3–1
5 United States.png Reid Duke $10,000 6 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–1
6 United States.png Sam Black $10,000 5 2–1 2–2 1–1–1 3–1
7 United States.png Seth Manfield $10,000 5 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–2
8 United States.png Owen Turtenwald $10,000 5 1–2 3–1 2–1 2–2
9 United States.png Gerry Thompson $5,000 4 1–2 3–1 2–1 2–2
10 Japan.png Shota Yasooka $5,000 4 2–1 1–3 3–0 1–3
11 United States.png Christian Calcano $5,000 4 3–0 1–3 1–2 2–2
12 Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa $5,000 4 1–2 1–3 3–0 2–2
13 United States.png Eric Froehlich $5,000 4 1–2 3–1 0–3 3–1
14 Sweden.png Sebastian Pozzo $5,000 4 0–3 2–2 1–2 4–0
15 United States.png Brad Nelson $5,000 3 2–1 2–2 1–1–1 1–3
16 Czech Republic.png Martin Juza $5,000 3 1–2 2–2 1–2 2–2
17 Japan.png Ken Yukuhiro $2,500 3 2–1 1–3 2–1 1–3
18 Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe $2,500 3 1–2 3–1 0–3 2–2
19 Portugal.png Marcio Carvalho $2,500 3 1–2 1–3 3–0 1–3
20 Hong Kong.png Lee Shi Tian $2,500 3 0–3 3–1 1–2 2–2
21 Denmark.png Martin Müller $2,500 3 0–3 3–1 0–3 3–1
22 United States.png Donald Smith $2,500 2 2–1 0–4 1–2 2–2
23 Brazil.png Lucas Esper Berthoud $2,500 1 1–2 1–3 2–0 0–4
24 United States.png 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.