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2016–17 Pro Tour Season

2016–17 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year Brazil.png Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
Rookie of the Year Canada.png Ben Hull
World Champion United States.png Brian Braun-Duin
Hall of Fame inductions Japan.png Yuuya Watanabe
United States.png Owen Turtenwald
Pro Tours 4
Grand Prix events 50
Previous season:
2015–16
Next season:
2017–18

The 2016–17 Pro Tour season was the twenty-second Pro Tour season. It started on 13 August 2016 with Grand Prix events in Rimini and Portland, and ended on 30 July 2017 with the conclusion of Pro Tour Hour of Devastation.

Grand Prix (August 2016)Edit

GP Rimini GP Portland GP Guangzhou
 Date: 13–14 August 2016  Date: 13–14 August 2016  Date: 27–28 August 2016
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Modern
 Attendance: 889  Attendance: 1715  Attendance: 946
 1.   Arne Huschenbeth  1.   Robert Santana  1.   Albertus Law
 2.   Petr Sochůrek  2.   Travis Woo  2.   Wu Kon Fai
 3.   Simon Enckels  3.   Tanner von Difloe  3.   Lim Zhong Yi
 4.   Marco Dolazza  4.   Max Mick  4.   Kelvin Chew
 5.   Lukas Blohon  5.   Chris Botelho  5.   Jia Hao
 6.   Jaroslav Boucek  6.   Oliver Tomajko  6.   Ryoichi Tamada
 7.   Thomas Holzinger  7.   Paul Rietzl  7.   Kentaro Yamamoto
 8.   Shota Yasooka  8.   Michael Hantz  8.   Keita Kawasaki
GP Lille GP Indianapolis
 Date: 27–28 August 2016  Date: 27–28 August 2016
 Format: Modern  Format: Modern
 Attendance: 1818  Attendance: 1983
 1.   Meciek Berger  1.   Brandon Burton
 2.   Thomas Hendriks  2.   Rob Pisano
 3.   Jiří Obraz  3.   Scott Lipp
 4.   Serafin Wellinger  4.   Brandon Semerau
 5.   Mike Boulinguiez  5.   Ryan Normandin
 6.   André Metzger  6.   Mason Linne
 7.   Manuel Menges  7.   Ryan Solave
 8.   Daniel Ballestin  8.   Brandon Pascal

2016 World ChampionshipEdit

1–4 September 2016 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Rank Player Prize Pro Points
1   Brian Braun-Duin $70,000 14
2   Marcio Carvalho $40,000 11
3   Oliver Tiu $20,000 9
4   Shota Yasooka $20,000 9

Grand Prix (September–October 2016)Edit

GP Kyoto GP Louisville GP London GP Atlanta
 Date: 10–11 September 2016  Date: 10–11 September 2016  Date: 8–9 October 2016  Date: 8–9 October 2016
 Format: Team Limited  Format: Team Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 2334 (778 teams)  Attendance: 1383 (461 teams)  Attendance: 2566  Attendance: 1663
 1.   Yuuki Ichikawa
 1.   Yuki Matsumoto
 1.   Kazuyuki Takimura
 1.   Sam Black
 1.   Matt Severa
 1.   Justin Cohen
 1.   Marcio Carvalho  1.   Carlos Romão
 2.   Gabor Kocsis  2.   Cash Turner
 3.   Pip Griffiths  3.   Noah Walker
 2.   Kitahara Hiroaki
 2.   Ken Yukuhiro
 2.   Kentaro Yamamoto
 2.   Ben Rubin
 2.   Matthew Boccio
 2.   Tillman Bragg
 4.   Neil Rigby  4.   Raymond Perez, Jr.
 5.   Bo Stentebjerg-Hansen  5.   Geddes Cooper
 6.   Federico Del Basso  6.   Chris Fennell
 3.   Kenta Harane
 3.   Fumiya Matsumoto
 3.   Tomonori Hirami
 3.   Steve Rubin
 3.   Alexander Hayne
 3.   Mike Sigrist
 7.   Marcus Hensing  7.   Thien Nguyen
 8.   Riccardo Picciafuochi  8.   Matt Frank
   
 4.   Tom Ristovsky
 4.   Petr Sochůrek
 4.   Pavel Matousek
 4.   Paul Rietzl
 4.   Jelger Wiegersma
 4.   Matt Sperling
   

Pro Tour KaladeshEdit

Main article: Pro Tour Kaladesh

14–16 October 2016 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1   Shōta Yasooka $50,000 31 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8, second Pro Tour win
2   Carlos Romão $20,000 27 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3   Makis Matsoukas $15,000 23 Pro Tour debut
4   Ben Hull $15,000 23 Pro Tour debut
5   Pierre Dagen $10,000 19 Second Pro Tour Top 8
6   Matt Nass $10,000 19
7   Lee Shi Tian $5,000 15 Fifth Pro Tour Top 8
8   Joey Manner $5,000 15

Grand Prix (October–November 2016)Edit

GP Kuala Lumpur GP Providence GP Warsaw
 Date: 22–23 October 2016  Date: 22–23 October 2016  Date: 29–30 October 2016
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 769  Attendance: 1180  Attendance: 1112
 1.   Fumiya Matsumoto  1.   Wang Yichen  1.   Gabrielius Kaklauskas
 2.   Mark Lawrence Tubola  2.   Seth Manfield  2.   Niels Molle
 3.   Yuuki Ichikawa  3.   Jacky Wang  3.   Andreas Ganz
 4.   Anthony Lee  4.   Osyp Lebedowicz  4.   Matteo Moure
 5.   Yuuta Takahashi  5.   Zachary Kiihne  5.   Zbysek Panchartek
 6.   Marcus Oh  6.   Maxim Belanger  6.   Ben Stark
 7.   Wai Kin Au Yong  7.   Dave Shiels  7.   Julien Stihle
 8.   Teruya Kakumae  8.   Ian Bosley  8.   Oleksii Riabokon
GP Santiago GP Dallas GP Rotterdam
 Date: 29–30 October 2016  Date: 5–6 November 2016  Date: 12–13 November 2016
 Format: Standard  Format: Modern  Format: Team Limited
 Attendance: 754  Attendance: 2019  Attendance: 2109 (703 teams)
 1.   John Chavarria  1.   Kevin Mackie  1.   Javier Dominguez
 1.   Marcio Carvalho
 1.   Luis Salvatto
 2.   Jonathan Melamed  2.   Corey Burkhart
 3.   Eduardo dos Santos Vieira  3.   Michael Songhao Mei
 4.   Victor Fernando Silva  4.   Alex Mitas  2.   Frank Karsten
 2.   Brent Vos
 2.   Bas Melis
 5.   Luis Salvatto  5.   Brian Braun-Duin
 6.   Cristian Cespedes  6.   Nicolas D'Ambrose
 7.   Ignacio Garcia  7.   Zach Voss  3.   Raphaël Lévy
 3.   Tomoharu Saito
 3.   Jérémy Dezani
 8.   Marcos Paulo De Jesus Freitas  8.   Philip Napoli
   
     4.   Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
 4.   Shahar Shenhar
 4.   Ondřej Stráský

2016 World Magic CupEdit

Main article: 2016 World Magic Cup

18–20 November 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Place Country Player Prize Pro Points Place Country Player Prize Pro Points
1   Greece Bill Chronopoulos $12,000 8 5   Finland Matt Kuisma $2,000 5
Panagiotis Papadopoulos Lauri Pispa
Nikolaos Kaponis Thomas Tuominen
Tziotis Petros Leo Lahonen
2   Belgium Peter Vieren $6,500 7 6   Australia David Mines $2,000 5
Jerome Bastogne Garry Lau
Branco Neirynck James Wilks
Pascal Vieren Ryan Cubit
3   Italy Andrea Mengucci $4,000 6 7   Ukraine Sergiy Sushalskyy $2,000 5
Alessandro Portaro Iurii Babych
Mattia Rizzi Artem Fedorchenko
Alessandro Casamenti Bogdan Sorozhynsky
4   Belarus Hleb Bantsevich $4,000 6 8   Panama Saul Alvarado $2,000 5
Pavel Miadzvedski César Segovia
Ihar Klionski Sergio Bonilla
Dmitry Andronchik Manuel Succari

Grand Prix (November 2016-January 2017)Edit

GP Chiba GP Madrid GP Denver GP Milwaukee
 Date: 26–27 November 2016  Date: 3–4 December 2016  Date: 3–4 December 2016  Date: 10–11 December 2016
 Format: Legacy  Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 2503  Attendance: 1568  Attendance: 1456  Attendance: 1326
 1.   Kentaro Yamamoto  1.   Carmine D'Aniello  1.   Matt Severa  1.   Steven Carter
 2.   Atsuki Kihara  2.   Nicolas Legendre  2.   Steve Rubin  2.   Brandon Fischer
 3.   Yuuya Watanabe  3.   Callum Bousfield  3.   Jacob Nagro  3.   Eric Severson
 4.   Keisuke Sato  4.   Marco Cammilluzzi  4.   Andrew Wolbers  4.   Evan Petre
 5.   Kouichi Miyabe  5.   Rafael Sarriegui Hidalgo  5.   Rob Pisano  5.   Ari Lax
 6.   Ryo Takahashi  6.   Adrian Ramiro Cano  6.   Ben Hull  6.   Toshiya Kanegawa
 7.   Akira Honma  7.   Luis Gobern  7.   Michael Snyder  7.   Ben Weitz
 8.   Liu Jin  8.   Alexander Hottmann  8.   Seth Manfield  8.   Corey Burkhart
GP Louisville GP Prague GP San Jose
 Date: 7–8 January 2017  Date: 28–29 January 2017  Date: 28–29 January 2017
 Format: Legacy  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1607  Attendance: 2005  Attendance: 1908
 1.   Reid Duke  1.   Yusuf Kemal Vefa  1.   John Asbach
 2.   Andrew Sullano  2.   Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa  2.   Ari Hausman-Cohen
 3.   Brian Braun-Duin  3.   Fabian Friedrich  3.   Roberto Berni
 4.   Nate Barton  4.   Roope Metsa  4.   Avenash Pernankil
 5.   Charles Hinkle  5.   Christoffer Enggaard Larsen  5.   Jiachen Tao
 6.   Michael Majors  6.   Ivan Floch  6.   Anand Khare
 7.   Cody Napier  7.   Florian Koch  7.   Adam Ragsdale
 8.   Craig Wescoe  8.   Fabrizio Campanino  8.   Richard Tan

Pro Tour Aether RevoltEdit

3–5 February 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1   Lucas Esper Berthoud $50,000 31
2   Marcio Carvalho $20,000 27 Third Pro Tour Top 8
3   Donald Smith $15,000 23
4   Eduardo Sajgalik $15,000 23 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5   Yuchen Liu $10,000 19
6   Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa $10,000 19 Eleventh Pro Tour Top 8
7   Jan Ksandr $5,000 15
8   Martin Jůza $5,000 15 Third Pro Tour Top 8

Grand Prix (February-May 2017)Edit

GP Pittsburgh GP Brisbane GP Vancouver GP Utrecht
 Date: 11–12 February 2017  Date: 18–19 February 2017  Date: 18–19 February 2017  Date: 25–26 February 2017
 Format: Standard  Format: Modern  Format: Modern  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1334  Attendance: 966  Attendance: 1545  Attendance: 1232
 1.   Ryan Hare  1.   Oliver Oks  1.   Josh Utter-Leyton  1.   Samuel Vuillot
 2.   Bronson Gervasi  2.   Zen Takahashi  2.   Jonathon Zaczek  2.   Fabrizio Campanino
 3.   Matthew Long  3.   Lee Shi Tian  3.   Gerry Thompson  3.   Alexandre Habert
 4.   Robert Beatty  4.   Timothy Cheng  4.   Sam Black  4.   David Brucker
 5.   Adam Van Fleet  5.   Chris Grimshaw  5.   Eric Severson  5.   Charly Traarbach
 6.   Daniel Fournier  6.   Tetsu Kawaguchi  6.   Jon Stern  6.   Kasper Nielsen
 7.   Anand Khare  7.   Sean Hume  7.   Nathaniel Knox  7.   Thuan Truong
 8.   Michael Cochran  8.   James Larsen-Scott  8.   Jason Simard  8.   Berk Akbulut
GP Barcelona GP New Jersey GP Shizuoka GP Porto Alegre
 Date: 11–12 March 2017  Date: 11–12 March 2017  Date: 18–19 March 2017  Date: 18–19 March 2017
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1262  Attendance: 1627  Attendance: 2717  Attendance: 576
 1.   Petr Sochůrek  1.   Corey Baumeister  1.   Ryohei Kirino  1.   Victor Fernando Silva
 2.   Matthew Pope  2.   Ben Friedman  2.   Qi Wentao  2.   Vagner Casatti
 3.   Marcio Carvalho  3.   Paul Rietzl  3.   Masayasu Tanahashi  3.   Francisco Sifuentes
 4.   Iñigo Vallejo  4.   Ben Stark  4.   Yusuke Sasabe  4.   Rafael Bertolli Parra
 5.   Michal Lipinski  5.   Robert Lombardi  5.   Sungeun Je  5.   Sebastian Pozzo
 6.   Federico Del Basso  6.   Jarvis Yu  6.   Takanori Watanabe  6.   Luis Salvatto
 7.   Miguel Castro  7.   Kyle Moran  7.   Akihiro Miyamoto  7.   Patricio Roman
 8.   Yoann Sevaux  8.   Brandon Ayers  8.   Motoaki Itou  8.   Carlos Alexandre Dos Santos Esteves
GP Orlando GP San Antonio GP México City
 Date: 25–26 March 2017  Date: 1–2 April 2017  Date: 8–9 April 2017
 Format: Limited  Format: Team Modern  Format: Team Limited
 Attendance: 1284  Attendance: 1668 (556 teams)  Attendance: 444 (148 teams)
 1.   Joel Larsson  1.   Gregory Orange
 1.   Adam Jansen
 1.   Andrejs Prost
 1.   Andrew Cuneo
 1.   Eric Froehlich
 1.   Ben Stark
 2.   Noah Walker
 3.   Zile Yao
 4.   Chris Pikula  2.   Owen Turtenwald
 2.   William Jensen
 2.   Reid Duke
 2.   Matt Nass
 2.   Jacob Wilson
 2.   Sam Pardee
 5.   Alexander Hayne
 6.   Jack Dobbin
 7.   Patrick Tierney  3.   Gerard Fabiano
 3.   Eli Kassis
 3.   Ben Lundquist
 3.   Toru Inoue
 3.   Shota Takao
 3.   Kazuyuki Takimura
 8.   Jorge Mantilla
 
   4.   David Ochoa
 4.   Matt Severa
 4.   Andrew Baeckstrom
 4.   Jon Stern
 4.   Greg Ogreenc
 4.   Stephen Neal
GP Beijing GP Bologna GP Richmond
 Date: 6–7 May 2017  Date: 6–7 May 2017  Date: 6–7 May 2017
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1029  Attendance: 1669  Attendance: 1593
 1.   Kelvin Chew  1.   Corrado De Sio  1.   Michael Baraniecki
 2.   Keita Kawasaki  2.   Martin Jůza  2.   Eli Kassis
 3.   Tomoharu Saito  3.   Francesco Giorgio  3.   Evan Esposito
 4.   Xuan Wu  4.   Pascal Vieren  4.   Martin Dang
 5.   Riku Kumagai  5.   Dario Veneri  5.   Brian Braun-Duin
 6.   Takuma Morofuji  6.   Dario Parazzoli  6.   Brad Carpenter
 7.   Yimin Zhi  7.   Javier Dominguez  7.   Thiago Saporito
 8.   Riki Kamo  8.   Simon Nielsen  8.   Josh Jones

Pro Tour AmonkhetEdit

Main article: Pro Tour Amonkhet

12–14 May 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1   Gerry Thompson $50,000 30 Second Pro Tour Top 8
2   Yuuya Watanabe $20,000 26 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
3   Ken Yukuhiro $15,000 24 Third Pro Tour Top 8
4   Martin Müller $12,500 22 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5   Chris Fennell $10,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
6   Marc Tobiasch $9,000 18
7   Christian Calcano $7,500 17
8   Eric Froehlich $6,000 16 Fifth Pro Tour Top 8

Grand Prix (May-July 2017)Edit

GP Montréal GP Santiago GP Kōbe GP Copenhagen
 Date: 20–21 May 2017  Date: 20–21 May 2017  Date: 27–28 May 2017  Date: 27–28 May 2017
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Modern  Format: Modern
 Attendance: 848  Attendance: 718  Attendance: 2802  Attendance: 1815
 1.   Kevin Jones  1.   Mauro Sasso  1.   Joe Soh  1.   Mattia Rizzi
 2.   Paul Dean  2.   Grzegorz Kowalski  2.   Terumasa Kojima  2.   Cristian Ortiz Ros
 3.   Maxime Aubin  3.   Daniel Vega  3.   Park Bi-O  3.   Kim Ströh
 4.   Max McVety  4.   Guilherme Merjam  4.   Fumiyasu Suzuike  4.   Martin Müller
 5.   Ethan Gaieski  5.   Javier Luna  5.   Tomoya Tsubouchi  5.   Teemu Halonen
 6.   Shaun McLaren  6.   Nicolas Epstein  6.   Takeshi Kagawa  6.   Remi Le Francois
 7.   Daniel Fournier  7.   Ignacio Saez  7.   Akio Chiba  7.   Michael Steinecke
 8.   Liam Kane Meilleur  8.   Niels Noorlander  8.   Ryoichi Tamada  8.   Gunnar Geissler
GP Manila GP Amsterdam GP Omaha GP Las Vegas (L)
 Date: 3–4 June 2017  Date: 3–4 June 2017  Date: 3–4 June 2017  Date: 15–16 June 2017
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Legacy
 Attendance: 757  Attendance: 1170  Attendance: 832  Attendance: 2656
 1.   Ryoichi Tamada  1.   Lukas Blohon  1.   Brad Nelson  1.   Andrew Calderon
 2.   Wentao Qi  2.   Benjamin Luft  2.   Sam Pardee  2.   Jonathan Semeyn
 3.   Imman Van Valerio  3.   Michael Maurici  3.   Dillon Ioanis  3.   Christopher Iaali
 4.   Wee Pang Ming  4.   Arjan van Leeuwen  4.   Paul Dean  4.   Jody Keith
 5.   Cholo Pascual  5.   Jelco Bodewes  5.   Michael Cochran  5.   Patrick Tierney
 6.   Mark Anthony Biala  6.   Thomas Hendriks  6.   Andrew Ziggas  6.   Samuel Tharmaratnam
 7.   Rei Anthony Coo  7.   Alexander Mertins  7.   Tyler Schroeder  7.   Jacob Haversat
 8.   Dunstan Tauli  8.   Raphael Coors  8.   William Craddock  8.   Daniel Cathron
GP Las Vegas (S) GP Las Vegas (M) GP Sydney
 Date: 16–17 June 2017  Date: 17–18 June 2017  Date: 24–25 June 2017
 Format: Limited  Format: Modern  Format: Team Limited
 Attendance: 2562  Attendance: 3410  Attendance: 852 (284 teams)
 1.   Thiago Saporito  1.   Mani Davoudi  1.   James Wilks
 1.   Simon Linabury
 1.   Ivan Schroder
 2.   Steve Rubin  2.   Theau Mery
 3.   Paul Herr  3.   Benjamin Coursey
 4.   Sam Pardee  4.   Allen Wu  2.   Yuuya Watanabe
 2.   Hajime Nakamura
 2.   Yoshihiko Ikawa
 5.   Bolun Zhang  5.   Matt Sorensen
 6.   Tzu-Mainn Chen  6.   Craig Wescoe
 7.   Andrew Cuneo  7.   Daniel Wong  3.   Jarron Puszet
 3.   Dominic Z
 3.   Karl Eyre
 8.   Mike Sigrist  8.   Paul Peterson
   
     4.   Danny Liao
 4.   Jing-Wei Zheng
 4.   Brandon Wise
GP Cleveland[1] GP Kyōto GP Toronto
 Date: 24–25 June 2017  Date: 22–23 July 2017  Date: 22–23 July 2017
 Format: Team Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1611 (537 teams)  Attendance: 2398  Attendance: 1391
 1.   Reid Duke
 1.   William Jensen
 1.   Owen Turtenwald
 1.   William Jensen  1.   Robert Anderson
 2.   Atsuki Kihara  2.   Allen Sun
 3.   Martin Müller  3.   Ben Weitz
 2.   Martin Jůza
 2.   Shuhei Nakamura
 2.   Corey Burkhart
 4.   Jon Finkel  4.   Matthew Nickolai
 5.   Qi Wentao  5.   Andrew Cuneo
 6.   Pascal Maynard  6.   Doug Potter
 3.   John Rolf
 3.   Brandon Ayers
 3.   Nathaniel Smith
 7.   Xiao Yu Roy Yang  7.   Taimur Rashid
 8.   Kazuki Yada  8.   You Cheng An
   
 4.   Chris Ferber
 4.   Nick Neill
 4.   Josh Sellers
   

Pro Tour Hour of DevastationEdit

28–30 July 2017 in Kyoto, Japan

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1   Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa $50,000 30 Twelfth Pro Tour Top 8, second Pro Tour win
2   Sam Pardee $20,000 26 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3   Sam Black $15,000 24 Third Pro Tour Top 8
4   Wing Chun Yam $12,500 22
5   Shintaro Kurata $10,000 20 Pro Tour debut
6   Felix Leong $9,000 18
7   Yusuke Sasabe $7,500 17 Pro Tour debut
8   Seth Manfield $6,000 16 Third Pro Tour Top 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. A QUICK UPDATE ON JUNE’S GRAND PRIX COLUMBUS. Wizards of the Coast (2017-01-19).