2001 Grand Prix Minneapolis

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[view] Quarterfinals: Weathersby vs. Humpherys

[view] Quarterfinals: Darwin Kastle studies the decklist while his teammate Humpherys plays

[view] Quarterfinals: Cassius Weathersby

[view] Quarterfinals: Davis Humpherys

[view] Quarterfinals: Curtis vs. Wolf

[view] Quarterfinals: Andrew Wolf

[view] Quarterfinals: Lee Curtis

[view] Quarterfinals: Davis vs. Wescoe

[view] Quarterfinals: Brian Davis

[view] Quarterfinals: Jacob Janoska

[view] Quarterfinals: Janoska vs. Hegstad

[view] Quarterfinals: Briann Hegstad

[view] Quarterfinals: Craig Wescoe

[view] The Round 12 feature matches to determine who will be in the Top 8

[view] Head Scorekeeper Scott Larabee and Assistant Scorekeeper Jaime West consult

[view] Round 12: Del Barrio vs. Wescoe

[view] Round 12: Lagges vs. Vacek

[view] Nicholas Vacek in a Round 12 Feature Match

[view] John Lagges in a Round 12 Feature Match

[view] Tony Del Barrio in a Round 12 Feature Match

[view] Craig Wescoe in a Round 12 Feature Match

[view] Round 11: Hegstad vs. Curtis

[view] Pro superstars Bob Maher, Jr. and William "Baby Huey" Jensen watch the play on Day 2

[view] Round 11: Humpherys vs. Weathersby

[view] Brian Hegstad in a Round 11 Feature Match

[view] Cassius Weathersby III in a Round 11 Feature Match

[view] David Humpherys in a Round 11 Feature Match

[view] Craig Wescoe attributes his success this weekend to "riding the pig."

[view] Lee Curtis in a Round 11 Feature Match

[view] Round 10: Andrew Wolf vs. Nikolaus Vincent

[view] Round 10: Nicholas Vacek vs. Brian Davis

[view] Andrew Wolf in a Round 10 Feature Match

[view] Brian Davis in a Round 10 Feature Match

[view] Nikolaus Vincent in a Round 10 Feature Match

[view] Nicholas Vacek in a Round 10 Feature Match

[view] The Feature Match area

[view] The rigors of a Magic tournament can be tiring

[view] Artist John Matson signs for his fans

[view] Craig Wescoe in a Round 9 Feature Match

[view] Day 2 of Grand Prix Minneapolis

[view] Round 9: Daniel Mandel vs. Philip Freneau

[view] Round 9: Craig Wescoe vs. Doug Hanson

[view] Doug Hanson in a Round 9 Feature Match

[view] YMG's Daniel Mandel in a Round 9 Feature Match

[view] Philip Freneau in a Round 9 Feature Match.

[view] The players are rigorously deckchecked by the crack judging staff.

[view] Round 8: Dale Taylor vs. Ken Bearl

[view] Ken Bearl in the Round 8 Feature Match

[view] Dale Taylor in the Round 8 Feature Match

[view] Bluett vs. Dougherty in Round 7

[view] Taerthrum Bluett, also at 5-0-1 going into the Round 7 Feature Match

[view] Rob Dougherty of Your Move Games, at 5-0-1 going into his Round 7 Feature Match

[view] Craig Wescoe vs. Eric "edt" Taylor in a Round 6 Feature Match

[view] When Taylor Addled Wescoe (naming "Blue"), he had many options. He ended up making Wescoe discard the Lightning Angel.

[view] Taylor and Wescoe's sleeves are similar, but not quite identical.

[view] Craig Wescoe in a Round 6 Feature Match.

[view] Eric "edt" Taylor in a Round 6 Feature Match.

[view] The Hyatt Regency, site of 2001 Grand Prix Minneapolis

[view] David Jafari keeps an eye on Humpherys vs. Shvartsman

[view] David Humpherys vs. Alex Shvartsman in a Round 5 Feature Match

[view] Sideboard writer Alex Shvartsman in a Round 5 Feature Match

[view] David Humpherys mamkes his move in a Round 5 Feature Match

[view] Joel Frank vs. Brian Hegstad in Round 4

[view] Joel Frank in a Round 4 Feature Match

[view] US National Team Member Brian Hegstad in a Round 4 Feature Match

[view] Cory Ferguson in a Round 3 Feature Match

[view] Cory Ferguson vs. Noah Weil in a Round 3 Feature Match

[view] Noah Weil in a Round 3 Feature Match

[view] When not otherwise occupied with his duties, Head Judge Sheldon Menery is able to school Head Scorekeeper Scott Larabee at Scrabble. Spot Menery's two bonuses!

[view] The time clock keeps watch over everybody.

[view] Popular Internet writer Anthony Alongi in Round 2.

[view] Round 1 Feature Match: Andy Wieman vs. Mike Flores.

[view] Mike Flores, featured in Round 1

[view] Popular local player Andy Wieman drew cheers when he was announced for the Round 1 Feature Match

[view] A Port's-Eye-View of the players' meeting

[view] Tournament Organizer Steve Port lays down the law before the tournament begins. In the background, Scott Larabee and Jaime West keep the scores.

[view] The players flock to the first pairings.

[view] Sheldon Menery considers ditching the fast-paced Head Judge lifestyle for the laid-back world of male modeling.

[view] Head Judge Sheldon Menery

[view] The dealers' tables attract players looking to fill out their collections.

[view] Behind the scenes of the player registration process, scorekeeper Scott Larabee ensures that everyone has their byes.

[view] Judges are easily spooked; here, a sound has distracted all of them.

[view] The judges get together for a pre-tournament confab.

[view] The Minneapolis Renaissance Festival. Huzzah!

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