2001 Grand Prix Gothenburg

Posted in Event Coverage on September 2, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

[view] A happy happy winner

[view] The top two and the Viking

[view] Jesper

[view] Number one Jos Schreurs

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/891.jpgMartin Jord and Jos Schreurs.

[view] Jesper Thrane. With the wrong trophy

[view] Runner up Jesper Thrane

[view] Sideboard freshman David Williams. Why would Kim be wearing headphones now?

[view] The final match, Jesper Thrane versus Jos Schreurs

[view] Sideboard familiar Pete Norris from the UK

[view] Sideboard revelation Daniel Mukka from Sweden

[view] Scott Wills versus Jos Schreurs in the semi-finals. Bram Snepvangers keeping an eye on a fellow countryman

[view] Jos Schreurs

[view] Scott Wills

[view] Sideboard uniform

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/867.jpgRaphal Lvy

[view] Jesper Thrane

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/869.jpgJesper Thrane versus Raphal Lvy in the semi-finals. Took 'em two hours

[view] Pete Norris and Olivier Ruel. Don't ask

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/871.jpgMartin Jord and Glen Angus, indefatigable

[view] Jos Schreuers verus Marcus Angelin in the quarterfinals

[view] Marcus Angelin

[view] Jos Schreurs

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/875.jpgJimmy man versus Jesper Thrane in the quarterfinals

[view] Jesper Thrane

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/877.jpgJimmy man

[view] Scott Wills

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/879.jpgSondre Ellingvag versus Raphal Lvy in the quarterfinals

[view] Sondre Ellingvag

[view] Eivind Nitter

[view] Eivind Nitter versus Scott Wills in the quarterfinals

[view] Looking for inspiration, Sideboard staff member Nele Van der borght

[view] It seems I've seen this picture before. Poor Dominik

[view] djhonda

[view] Black and White Norwegian whiskey. Mikael Magnusson

[view] Scott Wills wouldn't have quite expected to play in a round thirteen feature match if you'd have asked Saturday morning

[view] Looks that kill from Jelger Wiegersma, covering the match Jos Schreurs versus Alexander Shvartsman

[view] Jos Schreurs. This man will have the Magic World at his feet shortly . . .

[view] MickeH versus SmokingHotCanu

[view] Pink Ops getting a beating from Les Chattards at the team event

[view] Marcus and Markus

[view] Markus Jobstl from Austria

[view] The local Marcus Angelin

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/902.jpgAlbert Alshamn versus Raphal Lvy in round twelve 3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/903.jpgRaphal Lvy in a familiar pose 3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/904.jpgThis guy is okay; he helped with the setup of the Grand Prix. Albert Alshamn from Gteborg

[view] The newly discovered Sideboard reporter Daniel Mukka covering Shvartsman and Nitter in round eleven

[view] This guy has a fan

[view] Alex Shvartsman, still convinced he won't be able to do coverage in the finals

[view] Niels "who could not possibly lose" Sanders Jensen against Tuomo Niemenin and his broken U/W/B deck

[view] You know we love hats. Tuomo Nieminem from Finland

[view] Ben Ronaldson should be looking the other way. He's covering Svend Geertsen's draft

[view] Kim Eikefet squeezed in between Budde and Nitter following their second draft of the day

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/912.jpgJimmy man from Sweden going in seventh

[view] Marcus Angelin from Sweden going in fourth

[view] Sondre Ellingvag from Norway going in sixth

[view] Eivind Nitter from Norway going in first

[view] Jos Schreurs from the Netherlands going in fifth

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/917.jpgRaphal Lvy going in third

[view] Scott Wills from the UK going in eight

[view] Jesper Manne Thrane from Denmark going in second

[view] If Nitter had pushed it just a little bit, Shvartsman would have made Top 8

[view] Mattias Jorstedt is practising his sad puppy eye look

[view] Johan Sadeghpour and Alex Shvartsman covered by Daniel Mukka

[view] Yes, Johan Sadeghpour from Sweden is in fact an intelligent human being

[view] Alex is still cold

[view] A colourful Sigurd Eskeland

[view] Trash talking in Scandinavianish

[view] Head Judge Jaap Brouwer discussing the do's and don'ts of match coverage with a Sideboard reporter

[view] Team Goblin Gate, I guess, at the team side events

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/929.jpgThe Black Ops. No, the Pink Ops... No, team "Your mum/Ta mre." Whatever

[view] A Scandinavian get-together

[view] The fluffy good luck token makes you wonder what else is in the bag

[view] Magnusson and Canu in a round nine feature match

[view] Mikael "MikeH" Magnusson from Norway

[view] Smoking hot Franck Canu

[view] Jakob Steinaa versus Zvi Mowshowitz in a round nine feature match

[view] Zvi Mowshowitz aka Zvi Mowshowitz

[view] Jakob Steinaa aka the Danish Deckbuilder

[view] Glen Agnus is happy to donate this viking to the winner of Grand Prix Gothenburg

[view] Sweeties

3playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/940.jpgNicola Herzog and Sigurd Eskeland in an all-Norwegian feature match

[view] This one looks like he just lost his boat

[view] Looking for Vikings. A friendly one

[view] Alex Shvartsman and Dominik Hothow in a hurry, Alex had quickly finished business

[view] Disco inferno! Alex Shvartsman in the first round of the day, still warming up

[view] Burn baby burn! Franck Canu's jacket

[view] A pensive Kai Budde

[view] Little Zvi?

[view] Little Dominik

[view] Sideboard reporter Ben Ronaldson follows Zvi Mowshowitz's drafting, or not really

[view] Kai Budde at the draft, the early bird catches the wurm

[view] Somebody needs a shave. "I know, mum, leave me alone"

[view] Pro Tour Barcelona, 3 to 6 May 2001?

[view] Just love the hat

[view] Eivind Nitter, tight

[view] Faraos invading Scandinavia, what would the vikings have said?

[view] Kai Budde playing versus Tomi Walamies in the last round of the day. Helmut Summersberger approves

[view] Tomi Walamies from Finland, some doubts still

[view] Almost a feature match: Sideboard contributors Victor van den Broek and Pete Norris chose to draw

[view] The battle of the titans: Firsov versus Budde

[view] Kosmopolitan is the word. Konstantin Firsov

[view] Kai Budde

[view] Niels Sanders Jensen from Denmark won Grand Prix Copenhagen last year

[view] Judge Johanna Knuutinen from Finland overlooking the game between Dominik Hothow versus Niels Sanders Jensen. Serious business

[view] Rune Horvik from Norway scorekeeping too

[view] One of the scorekeepers today, the Dutch Angelique Den Brok

2staffhttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/967.jpgMartin "Napoleon" Jrdo, responsible for Magic at Portal, Sweden

[view] The same Martin, yes sir

[view] Nordic Mattias Jorstedt and Eivind Nitter in round five

[view] Eivind Nitter, the clown of Norwegian Magic

[view] Chewing his gum, Mattias Jorstedt

2playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/971.jpgLvy having mana problems 2playershttp://archive.wizards.com/sideboard/images/GPGOT01/972.jpgRaphal Lvy's Swedish girlfriend teaches the French all the dirty words

[view] Sigurd Eskeland from Norway

[view] Scandinavian feature match

[view] Svend Geertsen from Denmark came second at the Worlds in 1997

[view] Karolina Andersson, member of "The Charm School" all-female mailing list

[view] Scott "I don't usually whine like that" Wills

[view] Alex Shvartsman is happy to pose for the Sideboard

[view] These two ladies are both going in round four, unbeaten. Evelien De Jaeghere from Belgium and Karolina Andersson from Sweden

[view] Wizards photographer Jon Wallin did not pass unnoticed

[view] Check out Mattias Jorstedt's Swedish Grand Prix coverage! Then tell me what he wrote... Next to Ben Ronaldson from the UK

[view] All things blue

[view] The artist on site, Glen Angus, hard at work after a fairly wet night out

[view] Gangus glowing

[view] Any time is a good time for eating a banana. Might as well be the first round of the day

[view] Olivier Ruel finished his deck in no time

[view] Let the battle begin

[view] Pairings are up

[view] No ship-repair at Eriksbergshallen today, but a whole weekend of Magic

[view] Registering in the sunshine

[view] Head judge Jaap Brouwer and event manager Christophe Weyers breaking the day

[view] Cosy corner with Jaap Brouwer and Mark Wraight

[view] Kai Budde and Dave Williams at a draft during the first registrations on Friday

[view] Eleven in the morning, things start to take shape

[view] Ten in the morning on day zero, sunshine peeking in

[view] Eriksberghallen, this is where it will all happen this weekend

[view] Grand entree on Swedish grounds

[view] Fish for dinner tonight?

[view] Arriving at the site with the ferry in Gothenburg harbor

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