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FINALS: SETH MANFIELD VS. NEAL OLIVER

by Josh Bennett

One match for all the marbles. Both players have been here before and emerged victorious. Who will be the Champion? Neal Oliver, Team USA member and winner of the largest Grand Prix ever? Or will...

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SEMIFINALS: NEAL OLIVER VS. XAVIER ALLEGRUCCI

by Jacob Van Lunen

Neal Oliver is armed with a Secret Plans deck while his opponent, Xavier Allegrucci, had an aggressive Temur tempo strategy. In the first game, both players developed their boards, but All...

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SEMIFINALS: SETH MANFIELD VS. LUCAS SIOW

by Jacob Van Lunen

Lucas Siow is armed with a powerful midrange strategy that features a lot of board sweepers like Death Frenzy and Duneblast. His opponent, Seth Manfield, has a brutal Mardu token strategy that h...

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QUARTERFINALS ROUNDUP

by Josh Bennett

The Top 8 draft was a wild affair, with a variety of strong, focused decks. Here's a look at two of the quarterfinal matches....

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QUARTERFINALS: LUCAS SIOW VS. SHAHAR SHENHAR

by Jacob Van Lunen

Shahar Shenhar is the reigning world champion. Currently ranked 16th in the world, Shenhar already has two Grand Prix victories and another Top 8 to his name. Shenhar enters this Top 8 as the...

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QUARTERFINALS: SAM BLACK VS. NEAL OLIVER

by Jacob Van Lunen

Samuel Black is currently ranked fourteenth in the world in the Pro Player Power Rankings. Black has a staggering nine Grand Prix Top 8s to his name and two Pro Tour Top 8s on top of that. Black is...

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TOP 8 PROFILES

by Wizards of the Coast

Pascal Maynard Age: 21Hometown: Quebec City Occupation: Manager at Boutique Donjon and I'm back on the Pro Tour! Previous Magic Accomplishments: 3 Grand Prix...

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ROUND 15: STEVE RUBIN VS. PASCAL MAYNARD

by Josh Bennett

The last round of swiss is brutal. You've been playing all weekend and the mental fatigue is starting to build up. The excitement of the run at the Top 8 has been climbing too, slowly, with each...

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ROUND 15 STANDINGS

by Wizards of the Coast

RankPlayerPointsOMW% 1 (16) Shenhar, Shahar [USA] 4072.6852% 2 Siow, Lucas [CAN] 4070.0580% 3 (14) Black, Samuel [USA] 3975.3704% 4 Allegrucci, Xavier [CAN] 3966.8455% 5 Oliver, Neal [USA...

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ROUND 15 RESULTS

by Wizards of the Coast

TablePlayerResult Opponent 1Siow, Lucas [CAN]Drew 0-0-3vs.(14) Black, Samuel [USA] 2(16) Shenhar, Shahar [USA]Won 2-0vs.Thiara, Devinder [CAN] 3McInnis, Myles [CAN]Lost 0-2vs.Oliver, Neal [USA]...