OVERVIEW

The 2015 Magic: The Gathering World Championship is comprised of Pro Tour champions, Pro Point leaders from each geo-region, the top Pro Point earners that haven't earned an invitation to the event, the captain of the 2014 World Magic Cup winning team, the 2014-15 Player of the Year, and the 2014 Magic World Champion. 

2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITORS

  • Shahar Shenhar

    Shahar Shenhar

    Winner - 2014 Magic World Championship

    Shahar Shenhar claimed the unprecedented honor of winning back-to-back World Championship titles with his victory at the 2014 World Championship. 

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  • Ari Lax

    Ari Lax

    Winner - Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir

    Ari Lax's victory at Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir made him the first confirmed competitor at the 2015 Magic World Championship.

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  • Martin Müller

    Martin Müller

    Team Captain - 2014 World Magic Cup Winning Team

    It was at the 2014 World Magic Cup, the event in which Martin Müller earned his invitation to the 2015 Magic World Championship, where the beginning of the Danish Magic explosion began.

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  • Antonio Del Moral León

    Antonio Del Moral León

    Winner - Pro Tour Fate Reforged

    Antonio Del Moral León made Magic history when he became the first player from Spain to win a Pro Tour after his victory at Pro Tour Fate Reforged

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  • Martin Dang

    Martin Dang

    Winner - Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir

    Danish Magic player Martin Dang exploded onto the pro player scene early in 2015, first with his win at Grand Prix Liverpool and then his victory at Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir a month later.

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  • Magnus Lantto

    Magnus Lantto

    Winner - 2014 Magic Online Championship

    Longtime player Magnus Lantto saw some of his first big successes in Magic tournament play with his win at Grand Prix Milan and the 2014 Magic Online Championship.

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  • Alexander Hayne

    Alexander Hayne

    Grand Prix Pro Points Leader 

    After a tight race with fellow Quebecois and friend Pascal Maynard, Alexander Hayne locked up his 2015 World Championship seat by earning 42 Professional Points through Grand Prix finishes. 

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  • Joel Larsson

    Joel Larsson

    Winner - Pro Tour Magic Origins

    Joel Larsson has been close to a Pro Tour title before, but in 2013 it eluded him. This time, at Pro Tour Magic Origins, Larsson was able to claim the trophy. 

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  • Mike Sigrist

    Mike Sigrist

    2014-15 Player of the Year, Top Pro Points - North America

    Mike Sigrist narrowly edged out Eric Froehlich with a finals finish at Pro Tour Magic Origins to claim the 2014-15 Player of the Year title. 

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  • Eric Froehlich

    Eric Froehlich

    Top Pro Points - North America

    Recent Pro Tour Hall of Fame elect Eric Froehlich put up a stellar performance this season, including a win at Grand Prix San Jose 2015 and a Top 8 finish at Pro Tour Fate Reforged

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  • Samuel Black

    Samuel Black

    Top Pro Points - North America

    Samuel Black put up multiple consistent finishes this season, including a very deep run in the 2014 World Championship. 

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  • Brad Nelson

    Brad Nelson

    Top Pro Points - North America

    Brad Nelson put up a solid 2014-15, backed by a jaw-dropping win percentage in Standard featuring three Grand Prix Top 8s.

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  • Ondřej Stráský

    Ondřej Stráský

    Top Pro Points - Europe

    Young Czech Republic player Ondřej Stráský exploded onto the Pro Tour scene this season with Sunday stage appearances at Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir and Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir.

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  • Lee Shi Tian

    Lee Shi Tian

    Top Pro Points - Asia-Pacific

    Hong Kong player Lee Shi Tian added to his impressive resume with Top 8 finishes at Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir and Pro Tour Fate Reforged this season.

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  • Yuuya Watanabe

    Yuuya Watanabe

    Top Pro Points - Asia-Pacific

    One of Japan's legends and a two-time Player of the Year, Yuuya Watanabe's stellar season has earned him a seat in his fourth World Championship appearance.

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  • Kentaro Yamamoto

    Kentaro Yamamoto

    Top Pro Points - Asia-Pacific

    Kentaro Yamamoto's impressive run at Pro Tour Magic Origins gave him the necessary lead to lock Asia-Pacific's third seat in the 2015 World Championship.

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  • Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa

    Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa

    Top Pro Points - Latin America

    Hall of Famer Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa cemented his seat in the spring on multiple solid finishes with Esper Dragons in Standard, including a win at Grand Prix São Paulo 2015.

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  • Thiago Saporito

    Thiago Saporito

    Top Pro Points - Latin America

    Thiago Saporito's breakout performance took place at Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir, and he didn't slow down on earning Pro Points all season following that event.

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  • Seth Manfield

    Seth Manfield

    Top Pro Points - At Large

    Seth Manfield had a stellar season, with his third Grand Prix victory in Ottawa last November and his first Pro Tour Top 8 at Pro Tour Fate Reforged.

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  • Paul Rietzl

    Paul Rietzl

    Top Pro Points - At Large

    Hall of Famer Paul Rietzl picked up plenty of Pro Points with consistent Pro Tour finishes this season and two Grand Prix Top 8s.

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  • Shaun McLaren

    Shaun McLaren

    Top Pro Points - At Large

    Shaun McLaren started off his season right with a finals finish at Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir, and a multitude of solid finishes following that cemented him among the top of the Pro Point standings all year long. 

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  • Steve Rubin

    Steve Rubin

    Top Pro Points - At Large

    Dark horse Steve Rubin has been a machine all season, quietly racking up very solid Pro Tour finishes and amassing Pro Points to earn his seat.

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  • Owen Turtenwald

    Owen Turtenwald

    Top Pro Points - At Large

    Owen Turtenwald started off the season right with a team win at Grand Prix Portland 2014, and he's been the shining example of consistency since.

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  • Jacob Wilson

    Jacob Wilson

    Top Pro Points - At Large

    Jacob Wilson's season highlights include a Grand Prix win last year in Nashville as well as his Top 8 finish at Pro Tour Fate Reforged.

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  • MORE TO COME!

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