2002 Pro Tour Boston Photo Coverage

Posted in Event Coverage on September 24, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

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A little relaxation after a job well done Sunday Players
Three time, three time, three time! Sunday Players
Unstoppable! Sunday Players
2020, Pro Tour - Boston Finalists Sunday Players
Kai's used to being on the front of Sideboard Magazine Sunday Players
Fans ask Kai Budde for his autograph Sunday Players
Budde victorious! Sunday Players
David Rood poses with cards Sunday Players
This man knows no fear Sunday Players
Everyone wants to see how this one turns out Sunday Players
The action is mesmerizing! Sunday Players
Everything hinges on this one match Sunday Players
Rood vs. Budde for all the marbles Sunday Players
The handshake as Blume defeats Pollock Sunday Players
A recipe for a quick win Sunday Players
The shock of victory dazes Steve Wolfman Sunday Players
Pollock waits for a response Sunday Players
Blume's Tireless Tribe gets ready to smash Sunday Players
Overhead Pollock vs. Blume Sunday Players
Steve Wolfman smashes politely Sunday Players
If Baberowski had a tie, he'd be loosening it right now Sunday Players
Blume's been studying under Budde for so long, he's even mastered the smug frown! Sunday Players
Pollock puts all his eggs in one 7/7 flying, trampling basket Sunday Players
The Finals! All eyes on Pollock-Blume Sunday Players
Budde forces Rood into some hard-core chump blocking Sunday Players
For Kai Budde, this game is just an obstacle on the road to collecting his check Sunday Players
David Rood's eyes sparkle with clarity Sunday Players
Sideboard Reporter Josh Bennett steals the Editor's chair, a la Sorcerer's Apprentice Sunday Staff
Judge Manager James Lee peeks out of his cubbyhole Sunday Staff
You thought he was dead, but no, Michael "Loco" Loconto is in full effect! Sunday Players
Skycam shows 2020 have their think on Sunday Players
Pollock and Rood indicate preferences Sunday Players
Not a bad pack for Team Rochester Sunday Players
U.S. Champ Eugene Harvey gets a feel for Onslaught Sunday Players
Not everyone's playing Magic Sunday Players
Mike Pustilnik hands out the Titan beats Sunday Players
Rood has just one thing on his mind Sunday Players
I suppose if you have to guard something, this is a thing to guard Sunday Players
David Rood helps 2020 get the huge upset! Sunday Players
Phoenix Foundation win their semis! Sunday Players
Fabiano checks to see if he can live Sunday Players
Sideboard Art Director Matt Stevens has had a long weekend Sunday Staff
There's nothing like watching from above The Pit Sunday Players
Snazzy screens means everybody sees the action up close Sunday Site
Expert commentary from the minds of Mark Rosewater, Randy Buehler and Pat Chapin Sunday Staff
Blume hands it back to McCord Sunday Players
Aerial view: Slay Pillage Gerard vs. Phoenix Foundation Sunday Players
You want tokens? Take your pick! Sunday Players
Aerial view: 2020 vs. Courtney's Boys Sunday Players
Fabiano is crushed by the weight of responsibility Sunday Players
Blume plays his spells daintily Sunday Players
Cub Reporter Brian David-Marshall takes it all in Sunday Players
Things aren't so rosy on the side of Courtney's Boys Sunday Players
Up a game, a smile blossoms on Steve Wolfman's face Sunday Players
Semifinal Action: Slay Pillage Gerard vs. Phoenix Foundation Sunday Players
Phoenix Foundation certainly look inevitable Sunday Players
Scott McCord asserts Sunday Players
2020: Pensive, pensive, and chucklebucket Sunday Players
Courtney's Boys are all confidence Sunday Players
Maher, Wise and Reeves razz the Canadians Sunday Players
The Gold Sunday Players
Even on this sleepy Sunday, Side Events bustles Sunday Players
2020 hammer out their decks Sunday Players
Budde controls his side of the table Sunday Players
The Semifinal Drafts Sunday Players
Rochester draft is best followed from above Sunday Players
Baberowski voices his opinion, and Budde shuts him down Sunday Players
Slay Pillage Gerard get some small celebrations on Sunday Players
Wolfman & Rood look to Pollock for guidance Sunday Players
Wise puts his foot down on a pick Sunday Players
Top 4: Phoenix Foundation Sunday Players
Pro Tour - Boston 2002 Top 4 Sunday Players
Top 4: Slay Pillage Gerard Sunday Players
Top 4: Courtney's Boys Sunday Players
Top 4: 2020 Sunday Players
Courtney's Boys were down 0-1 but came back to win and advance to Sunday. Saturday Players
And just like that, Phoenix Foundation makes their second consecutive Top 4. Saturday Players
With the match firmly in hand, and the Circular Logic firmly on head, Kai smiles. Saturday Players
Tom Guevin is savaged by Kai's enchanted creatures. Saturday Players
Phoenix Foundation vs. Attack Time - winner plays on Sunday. Saturday Players
Marco mad! Saturday Players
"Come on Tommy!": Tom Guevin and Attack Time in round 11. Saturday Players
Josh Bennett's luscious curls are hypnotic. Saturday Players
Wiegersma, van der Broek, and Karsten make up www.star-maker.nl/lap. Saturday Players
Victor van der Broek borrows a snazzy French toque for the do-or-die final round. Saturday Players
Gary Wise, Neil Reeves, and Bob Maher need at least a draw in the final round. Saturday Players
A determined Phoenix Foundation in round 11. Saturday Players
A troubled Danny Mandel fights for the future of Attack Time. Saturday Players
Mark Rosewater, looking a little bleary and worn. Saturday Staff
Sad judges are only slightly less scary than sad clowns. Saturday Staff
Mike Bregoli, webmaster of that mean awful site that always makes fun of us Saturday Players
Sideboard art director Matt Stevens and DCI manager Jeff Donais get their rave on. Saturday Staff
Jeff Donais and Collin Jackson travel backward through time. Saturday Staff
Olle Rade, sans golden tresses, drafted himself in the final round. Saturday Players
A crowd gathers to watch the tense final round drafts. Saturday Players
Aven Windreader wins, two votes to one. Saturday Players
Gary Wise makes a pick in the crucial 11-round draft. Saturday Players
Jelger Wiegersma directs traffic for www.star-maker.nl/lap. Saturday Players
Marco Blume extends for the white card. Saturday Players
Plan 9 from Outland are all in each other's business. Saturday Players
Hobby One look like they've been hit by a bus Saturday Players
Savage Cheaters Saturday Players
Neil Reeves treats himself to a victory jig Saturday Players
Elijah Pollack keeps a crib sheet (of sorts) at his left hand Saturday Players
The look of determination Saturday Players
Olivier Ruel is almost ashamed to do it. Almost. Saturday Players
Sideboard Editor Thomas Pannell does some serious legwork selling subscriptions Saturday Staff
It's a raucous good time in the Onslaught prerelease Saturday Players
Dulled by the strain of competition Saturday Players
The microphone can turn anyone into a star Saturday Staff
Budde requires maximum information Saturday Players
Blume resists, but the will of Budde is absolute Saturday Players
Hobby One have seen better days, back when they were Black Ops Saturday Players
Maher, Wise and Reeves scan Reeves's deck, making sure their next moves are right Saturday Players
Can anyone stop these men? Saturday Players
Clearly, the length of the day is taking its toll on 2020 Saturday Players
Courtney's Boys operate like a well-oiled machine Saturday Players
2020 take a moment Saturday Players
Next to these hardcore skaters, Magic doesn't seem so extreme Saturday Players
Phoenix Foundation sit in order of increasing size Saturday Players
Goldmember. Olle Rade even looks the part. Saturday Players
Hato Beeam: Kazuki Ueno, Masashi Ooiso, and Takao Higaki Saturday Players
Hato Beeam squares off against Goldmember Saturday Players
Phantom hands beguile Blake Quelle Saturday Players
Round 9 Feature Match: Phoenix Foundation vs. www.mtgplanet.com Saturday Players
Round 9 Feature Match: Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbon vs. Courtney's Boys Saturday Players
Phoenix Foundation get ready to commit more murder Saturday Players
The intensity of Bob Maher, Jr., the audacity of Neil Reeves, and the tomfoolery of Gary Wise Saturday Players
As they day wears on, so do Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbon Saturday Players
Coral Net gets the nod Saturday Players
Taking silent signalling to the next level Saturday Players
Poetry Night, why not? Saturday Staff
Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbon try not to second-guess themselves Saturday Players
Bob Maher gapes at an unspectacular pack Saturday Players
Apparently, Phoenix Foundation's opponents have made a tragic error Saturday Players
Team www.mtgplanet.com Saturday Players
Driven to the edge of sanity Saturday Players
Don't think you won't pay Saturday Players
Frenchmen in trouble! Saturday Players
The Canknuckleheads Saturday Players
Camera flash further bleaches the already-pale www.star-maker.nl/lap Saturday Players
Outside the venue it's a glorious day. Saturday Site
This crane shot doesn't justify its expense Saturday Players
2020, representing Canada as only they can Saturday Players
The pleasant young lads of www.star-maker.nl/lap. Not even black can make them look menacing Saturday Players
Magic Mushrooms boast co-ordinated outfits and lots of concentration Saturday Players
Sigurd Eskeland just can't seem to care Saturday Players
The pairings draw players like a roach motel Saturday Players
Morph cards can provide all kinds of unpleasant surprises Saturday Players
All-Onslaught action in the Side Events area Saturday Players
Playing the part of Igor, Elaine Chase Saturday Staff
Gamers caught in the act! Of building sealed decks! Saturday Players
This is a result of a combination of factors, not the least of which is fashion sense Saturday Players
Round 7 Feature Match: Courtney's Boys vs. Slay-Pillage-Gerrard Saturday Players
Round 7 Feature Match: Green Monsters II vs. Attack Time Saturday Players
Sideboard Japan Feature: Team Outland 2002 vs. www.shop-fireball.com Saturday Players
Nicolai Herzog just wishes things were better Saturday Players
Japanese superstars Nobushita, Ikeda and Okamoto bring the noise Saturday Players
Attack Time has given Tom Guevin some sort of tranquilizer, to good effect Saturday Players
Green Monsters II are in the business of pain Saturday Players
Gerard Fabiano waits impatiently for the end as his teammates look on Saturday Players
Gary Wise has no secrets, and revels in it Saturday Players
The pervasive question: How'd your draft go? Saturday Players
Even if you don't know it yet, triple Gravel Slinger is some good Saturday Players
Foils mesmerize a casual player Saturday Players
Osamu Fujita crushes dreams at the prerelease Saturday Players
Collin Jackson drops in to call the first draft Saturday Staff
The Onslaught Prerelease in full swing Saturday Players
This man won a Pro Tour Saturday Players
Eivind Nitter sets a befuddled Nicolai Herzog straight Saturday Players
www.shop-fireball.com keep hope alive for Japan Saturday Players
Gerrard Fabiano dismisses Aven Fisher Saturday Players
Courtney's Boys know their way around a booster Saturday Players
Danny Mandel tries his best to endure Tom Guevin Saturday Players
The French compare notes Saturday Players
Gamers further their stereotype Saturday Players
Not the ad campaign Red Bull intended Saturday Players
Complicated maps and signs steer the madding crowd Saturday Players
The sun shines on Day 2 Saturday Players
Day 2 of the Pro Tour, but for these guys, it's Onslaught prerelease time Saturday Players
Some of the many victims of the Midnight Madness Prerelease Saturday Players
Round 6 Feature Match: Tired Lost Souls vs. Phoenix Foundation Friday Players
Tired Lost Souls look the part Friday Players
Round 6 Feature Match: Illuminati vs. Bandana Friday Players
At this point, really, why not? Friday Players
Phoenix Foundation follows Budde, even in frowning Friday Players
Bandana (Gabrenja, Caligaris, Ostrovich) are caught in Illuminati's headlights Friday Players
Mostly smiles, Illuminati need to win this one to make Day 2 Friday Players
Loveable munchkin Andrew Johnson Friday Players
Svend Geertsen, ladies man Friday Players
A winning hand: All birds. Friday Players
Round 5 Feature Match: Team Guam vs. Ubermenschen Friday Players
The Ubermenschen are hardly living up to their name Friday Players
Team Guam (Noah Boeken, Kamiel Cornelissen and Eric Froehlich): A pixie, an elf, and an ogre Friday Players
Round 5 Feature Match: Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbons vs. Courtney's Boys Friday Players
Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbons, up close and personal Friday Players
Courtney's Boys. Bob Maher, Jr. flashes those bedroom eyes Friday Players
The Judge exams are an ordeal Friday Staff
Judge Akio Sugaya caught red-handed Friday Staff
2-2 and needing to win out, Phoenix Foundation are handed a gem of a pool Friday Players
Even WotC bigwigs tune in to Sideboard Online Friday Staff
Tournament Manager Jeff Donais and Sideboard Editor Thomas Pannell are hard at work Friday Staff
Hacker vs. Fujieda, experience versus excitement Friday Players
Brian Hacker, larger than life Friday Players
Fujieda is almost unidentifiable without his red and black Sideboard shirt Friday Players
Raw Dog have had a rough day, and it's not getting any better Friday Players
Maki prepares to smash, under the approving eye of Fujita Friday Players
Round 4 Feature Match: Raw Dogs vs. Unchain Friday Players
Round 4 Feature Match: Bjorksele vs. Magic Mushrooms Friday Players
Bjorksele range from unease to downright nausea Friday Players
Third-string French Team Magic Mushrooms, 67% toques Friday Players
Scott Larabee and Matt Stevens compare cell-phones Friday Staff
Gamers flock to this banner Friday Site
Definitely an "Oops" Face Friday Players
Pro players enjoy a mid-Tour feast Friday Players
Artist Christopher Moeller poses with Compulsion Friday Staff
Artist Jerry Tirtilli, delighted to be here Friday Staff
For Judge Chris Page, it's the simple things in life Friday Staff
Pro Thug Masayuki Higashino leads N.G.O.K. Friday Players
It's frowns all around for Unchain this round Friday Players
The cards you open, your play skill, a bit of luck. Ultimatly what matters is your counters. Friday Players
Eric James of The Jokas serves up the beats with a shrug and a half-smile Friday Players
Baberowski and Budde smile for the camera. Blume sticks to his usual intimidating glower Friday Players
Round 3 Feature Match: Phoenix Foundation vs. The Jokas Friday Players
Round 3 Feature Match: Huey Brock and Linde vs. The Rock and his DragonCon Friday Players
The Rock and his DragonCon, with glasses of varying intensity Friday Players
Huey Brock and Linde. Naturally, Huey is with the blue-white deck. Friday Players
The Jokas opened a pretty good pool Friday Players
Grand Prix Champions The Jokas Friday Players
The Rock and his DragonCon can't seem to reach a consensus Friday Players
Unchain: Isamu Fujieda, Ken'ichi Fujita and Kouchirou Maki. Come tomorrow, they might be Sideboard Japan reporters again. Friday Players
Masters regulars Panzer Hunters fight next to countrymen S.S.D. Friday Players
Tables to the horizon. In the foreground, a typical blue-white mirror Friday Players
It's action as far as the eyes can see Friday Players
Round 2 Feature Match: The Ancient Kavus vs. Plan 9 from Outland Friday Players
Norwegian powerhouse "Plan 9 from Outland" Friday Players
The Ancient Kavus ride Mike Pustilnik's success Friday Players
Round 2 Feature Match: Hobby One vs. Latins Strike Back Friday Players
Hobby One are used to the glare of the Feature Match lights. In Olivier Ruel's case, a little too used to them. Friday Players
Latins Strike Back, as World Champion Carlos Romao looks for his second title Friday Players
Gerrard Fabiano, in a moment of weakness Friday Players
Round 2 Feature Match: TOGIT Connection vs. www.shop-fireball.com Friday Players
Despondency all the way down TOGIT Connection Friday Players
Dave Williams is still a little rusty Friday Players
Chapin's Death Stare. Even his teammates are afraid! Friday Players
Pat Chapin does what Pat Chapin does best Friday Players
A study of opposites, with a sketchy deck as focus Friday Players
With a deft hand, judges set things back in order Friday Staff
www.shop-fireball.com, Jun Nobushita, Tsuyoshi Ikeda, and hard-luck man Jin Okamoto Friday Players
Round 1 Feature Match: Hood Rich vs. Evil Inc. Friday Players
Evil Incorporated, or is that "Incarnate"? Friday Players
Kamahl earns yet another frown from an opponent Friday Players
All-French Action: LNT Anthology vs. Hobby One (formerly Black Ops) Friday Players
Mid-match chatter, Benafel and Williams Friday Players
The initial pleasantries, before the brutality Friday Players
Deck Registration is hectic and baffling Friday Players
YMG grab their lands Friday Players
Phoenix Foundation, an even-money bet to win the whole show Friday Players
Sometimes it's hard to figure out what goes where Friday Players
The depth of green can get just this ridiculous Friday Players
Courtney's Boys (Neil Reeves, Bob Maher, Jr., Gary Wise) are caught off-guard Friday Players
TBS Affiliates Andy Wolf and Matt Rubin enjoy a guffaw Friday Players
Super Smash Bros. embody youthful exuberance Friday Players
The venerable Team Your Move Games Friday Players
A fistful of fatties. Run 'em all? Friday Players
Norway's "Plan 9 from Outland" start sorting Friday Players
Brushing up on Limited with Sideboard Magazine Friday Players
Osyp Lebedowicz cracks wise with the rest of the TOGIT crew Friday Players
Eugene Harvey is paralyzed by an interview Friday Players
William Jensen and Phil Freneau pour on the charm Friday Players
Potential contents: One "Get Into Day 2 Free" Card Friday Players
Head Judge Nat Fairbanks enjoys a casual moment before the festivities begin Friday Staff
Diligent Judges get ready to enforce Justice Friday Staff

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