[view] The Trophies double nicely as weapons
[view] The Top 4 get a little silly
[view] Success looks good on Meraghni
[view] The French swarm the pit in celebration
[view] Both Finalists are exhausted
[view] Elephant Ambush is one more step towards victory
[view] Firecat takes down Beast and Elephant
[view] Jens Thoren is saddened by Savage Firecat
[view] The Finals in process
[view] Central Control isn't what you'd expect
[view] The commentary team tries to rile up the crowd
[view] PT San Diego 2002 Champion Farid Meraghni
[view] Finkel did manage to win ONE match this weekend
[view] Garfield wonders what went wrong
[view] Crazy Ol' Uncle Richard
[view] Evil Finkel sneers
[view] Nouveau Finkel
[view] Wolf wishes Thoren good luck in the finals
[view] Gallitz gets even with Spellbane Centaur
[view] Andrew Wolf doesn't care one way or the other
[view] Thoren vs. Wolf is a carnival of carnage
[view] Jens Thoren
[view] Gallitz throws in the towel
[view] The French go wild over Meraghni's every move.
[view] Donnie Gallitz thinks, but in his heart of hearts he knows he can't take this one
[view] The Mod Squad. Can you guess which one is Link?
[view] Gallitz's match is paused, so he tunes in to Thoren vs. Wolf
[view] Overhead shot of the semifinals
[view] The Pro Tour and Masters are held simultaneously to keep the crowds' attention
[view] A rather pensive Meraghni
[view] Donnie Gallitz is loving this, really
[view] Farid Meranghni overcomes the language barrier
[view] Eric Taylor swore that if Kai won New Orleans, he'd eat his hat. Today is that day.
[view] Taylor needs the full force of his body to choke down the first slice of hat
[view] This doesn't seem like it will help
[view] Taylor boasts the smile of an honest man
[view] Jeff Cunningham is innocent! Look at him!
[view] Andy Wolf offers Cunningham a choice
[view] This is as animated as Jens Thoren gets
[view] Froehlich doesn't even bother doing the math
[view] Farid Meraghini is casting Rites of Initiation, and probably winning as a result
[view] That Looter is trouble for Thoren's dwindling library
[view] Jens Thoren vs. Eric Froehlich. More creatures than will fit
[view] Reeves is taking this one, and loving it
[view] Neil Reeves extends the hand to a relieved Meraghini
[view] Overrun is resolving. Gallitz is frowning
[view] Bastos pumps the fist at his ability to draw and cast Overrun
[view] Back from the early days of the Tour, Donnie Gallitz
[view] Gallitz fails to realize Careful Study is a sorcery, and reacts accordingly
[view] Spectators tune into to the wacky commentary from Buehler and Kibler
[view] Jin Okamoto and his cronies oversee the quarters. That could have been him down there!
[view] Eric Froehlich is being Overrun. His blocking is somewhat ... unorthodox
[view] Neil Reeves making his top 8 deck.
[view] Andy Wolf glad to be back in the Top 8.
[view] Overrun is quite a mise.
[view] Eric Froehlich shows off his grip.
[view] Farid Meraghni has the only green deck in the top 8 without Overrun.
[view] Canada's finest Jeff Cunningham
[view] Donnie Gallitz ponders Pilgrim of Virtue.
[view] Jens Thoren is splashing for Last Rites.
[view] Andy Wolf wonders which good red-green card Bastos will take. Little did he know it would be Krosan Beast.
[view] Top 8 draft action
[view] Donnie Gallitz picks his card.
[view] Eric Froehlich is serious about the card he's picking.
[view] Pro Tour San Diego Top 8
[view] Neil Reeves
[view] Frederico Bastos
[view] Eric Froehlich
[view] Jens Thoren
[view] Farid Meraghni
[view] Andy Wolf
[view] Donnie Gallitz
[view] Jeff Cunningham
[view] They only come out at night
[view] "Whiskey Jim" gets advice from an astute judge
[view] Mark Rosewater rules the Quiz Show with his microphone and dangerous voice
[view] Tragedy of tragedies! Jin Okamoto finishes ninth! The Japanese go mad!
[view] The Okamoto Djinn gets razzed for coming in ninth
[view] Jeff Fung dismisses the skills of Dan Burdick
[view] A buncha thugs congratulate Donnie Gallitz on his Top 8
[view] Froehlich enjoys serving
[view] Hovi's Star Wars cards make peachy tokens
[view] Round 13: Eric Froehlich v. Tommi Hovi
[view] Andrew Wolf is on the comeback trail!
[view] Baberowski could swear he drafted better cards than these
[view] Dirk Baberowski receives a beating by Andrew Wolf
[view] Hiltunen seems to hold all hits
[view] Round 13 Feature Match: Jin Okamoto v. Arto Hiltunen
[view] Arto Hiltunen shines like the moon
[view] A pair of sleeping beauties
[view] Okamoto isn't going to make it easy on Wee
[view] Pang Ming Wee gets uppity with Aven Windreader
[view] Jin Okamoto, oasis of calm
[view] Higashino lets Katsuhiro Mori and Masahiko Morita know his true feelings
[view] Dan Clegg really wants this win
[view] Jeff Cunningham is gonna put this in Clegg's eye
[view] Helicopter shot of the Clegg-Cunningham match
[view] Nicolai Herzog, suedehead
[view] Eric Froehlich, lazy AND surly
[view] Herzog vs. Froehlich in a brawl for it all
[view] Tommi Hovi, part-time vampire
[view] Fung and Hovi, two wins from glory
[view] Biting your nails is a sure sign something's gone horribly, horribly wrong
[view] Finkel and SteveO drown their sorrows in a money-draft
[view] The harsh lights of The Pit wear everyone out
[view] Climbing for the cash, Okamoto and Littlefield
[view] Glen Littlefield targets with Flame Burst haphazardly
[view] Jin Okamoto scoops, perhaps in triumph
[view] Rob Dougherty vs. Andrew Wolf
[view] Rob Dougherty. Not for the faint of heart.
[view] Andrew Wolf likes winning, and it shows.
[view] Jens Thoren vs. Donnie Gallitz. Everyone in their pod needs to sweep.
[view] Jens Thoren gets ready to stomp Gallitz's Top 8 hopes
[view] Give Gallitz a long, thin moustache and he'd be a classic villain
[view] Table four: Humpherys, Maher, Ruel.
[view] The weekend really takes it out of its competitors
[view] With so much on the line, no one feels like smiling
[view] Old-Schooler Donnie Gallitz
[view] All-stars desperate to win out
[view] Dirk Baberowski goes with the flow
[view] Bastos can't make up his mind
[view] Frederico Bastos gets chummy with Dan Clegg
[view] Aaron Forsythe won't even bother to check if Toby Wachter is dead
[view] Noah Boeken tries to be E.T., and succeeds
[view] It's a rush for free cookies! Unsurprisingly, Mike Turian leads the charge.
[view] The Art of the Deal
[view] Smooth Criminal Jeff Fung
[view] Tom Guevin probably stole that Snapple from a child
[view] Mike Turian is in contention, and damn happy about it
[view] Jeff Cunningham is taking this tournament by storm
[view] Terry Tsang's mind wanders
[view] Worlds Finalist Alex Borteh forces a smile, holds burgers
[view] Hey, you'd smile too if you were in fifth!
[view] Gary Wise is a saucy number
[view] Eric Taylor shows off his all-too inedible hat
[view] "The People's Champion" and Kai Budde's only Masters victory, Sol Malka
[view] Unfeatured Action: Jin Okamoto versus Christoph Lippert
[view] Christoph Lippert can't believe Okamoto's going to the dome
[view] APAC Champion Jin Okamoto
[view] Round 11: Bob Maher, Jr. vs. Rapahel Levy
[view] Jensen is guarded by a strange force
[view] Comer tries a Flame Burst
[view] Alan Comer has trouble with Fung's THREE Shelters
[view] Canada's Comeback Kid, Jeff Fung
[view] Levy's Zombie Infestation was good to him
[view] Maher sees the damage coming his way
[view] Zvi likes things to be "just so"
[view] Zvi and Huey, giggle against glower
[view] How does YMG's Darwin Kastle get his hair to do that?
[view] Ryan Fuller relaxes into a sneer
[view] Kurt "Fat Man" Hahn, inventor of 5-Color Magic
[view] Brock Parker, plain and simple
[view] Pro Tour skinny guy, Pat Chapin
[view] Tomi "Jelly" Walamies is empowered by his madcap shirt and hat
[view] "Jelly" Walamies and Anton Jonsson, one-fourth of PT New Orleans's Top 8.
[view] Only Budde could be this confident when he needs to win out
[view] Dirk Baberowski tries to do too much at once
[view] Two of Europe's best: Baberowski and Cornelissen
[view] Aaron Forsythe's secret shame.
[view] Kamiel Cornelissen and most of Worth Wollpert
[view] Humanitarian Ryan Fuller
[view] Where's Overrun when you need it?
[view] Something is fundamentally wrong with Gary Wise's Reality
[view] Words simply cannot express
[view] "Li'l Mizer" Noah Boeken
[view] Gary Wise and Noah Boeken make earthquakes
[view] Richard Garfield shows off his deck for the upcoming "Garfield Versus Finkel" Showdown
[view] Ben Rubin senses something is amiss
[view] Bob Maher, Jr. moves from "gloomy" to "stern"
[view] Seriousness rules Maher vs. Rubin
[view] Van de Logt doesn't know what the hell's going on
[view] Behold Budde's janky board!
[view] World Champions Collide! Kai Budde vs. Tom Van de Logt
[view] Fuller turns the beats up to eleven
[view] Five Damage makes Higaki frown
[view] "Random" Ryan Fuller sends in the clowns against Takao Higaki
[view] Munchkin Becky Hiebert is more cartoon than human being
[view] Judge Sheldon Menery demonstrates his death wish
[view] Mark Rosewater just loves that microphone
[view] Budde needs this to be a big one.
[view] Sunao Ueda has two tappers, healer and Chainflinger. Some good.
[view] Kai Budde seems out of place in an unfeatured match
[view] Round 8 Feature Match: Dan Clegg vs. Scott Richards
[view] Dan Clegg plays Rites of Refusal, and feels shame
[view] Scott Richards doesn't need his beard to win this one, but it helps.
[view] Justin Gary is terrified that his Filthy Cur has to go the distance
[view] Gary only smiles when he's winning
[view] Alan Comer. Distracted. Distracting.
[view] The realization dawns on Jens Thoren that he's getting brutalized
[view] Kamiel Cornelissen turns sideways
[view] Who will be the sole undefeated, Thoren or Cornelissen?
[view] Finkel versus Higaki: The business of slaughter
[view] Jonny Magic breaks down and dons his PT shirt
[view] Takao Higaki and his plunging neckline are straight out of the seventies
[view] Some sort of Muppet or Scooby Doo villain
[view] Triple-Mongrel earns a small smile from Cornelissen
[view] Gary Wise likes this "combo"
[view] Time stops, but only for the drafters
[view] Check out Table 8!
[view] Top Table, you say? No! Jon Finkel, Tom Van de Logt and Ryan Fuller slug it out in the trenches
[view] Kai Budde and Svend Geertsen also face a long road
[view] Dan Clegg uses his full allotted time to draft
[view] Polin knows he's in a bad way
[view] "Art is what you think it is": Right on, Reiji!
[view] Justin Polin gets ready to mise against Reiji Ando
[view] Chris "Bonecrusher" Zantides and Christopher Wong vogue
[view] Chris Benafel enjoys a heart-to-heart with black-shirted goons.
[view] Thoren seems a bit of a stickler
[view] Round 7 Feature Match: Dirk Baberowski fights Jens Thoren for the right to be 7-0
[view] Dirk Baberowski gets ready to cock an eyebrow
[view] Jon Finkel is just plain bored with winning
[view] How can this mild-mannered Murray Evans also be The Mauler?
[view] Jonny Magic vs. The Mauler. Give it a rhyming name and Don King would be proud
[view] Cormier's tongue isn't going to do the job
[view] Budde, in the act of not taking prisoners
[view] Quebec's Francis Cormier needs to topple The German Juggernaut to make Day 2
[view] Round 6 Feature Match: Dave Humpherys vs. William Jensen
[view] Dave Humpherys may have held this pose for most of the round
[view] Frankly, Harvey can't take much more of this
[view] Round 6 Feature Match: Eugene "Eubroken" Harvey vs. Alan Comer
[view] Alan Comer's shirt is more colorful than real life
[view] Baby Huey plus five o'clock shadow equals Chick Magnet
[view] Tamblyn strains to hear the soft-spoken dutchman
[view] Cornelissen mumbles through a spell
[view] Round 6 Feature Match: Mitchell Tamblyn vs. Kamiel Cornelissen
[view] Donnie Gallitz shows no fear in the face of Budde
[view] Eric "Danger" Taylor lies defeated
[view] A downright evil Kai Budde
[view] Japanese sideboard editor Keita Mori makes sure Tsang doesn't pull any shenanigans
[view] Ishida really hopes this works
[view] Itaru Ishida and Gab Tsang. On either side, a quiet mastermind.
[view] Somehow, Donnie Gallitz makes his mouth seem bigger than it is
[view] Eric Taylor appears to have some non-trivial voltage running through him
[view] Ol' Doom & Gloom, David Price
[view] Price is shocked by Taylor's insistence on playing spells
[view] Itaru Ishida, on the threshold of a beer-buying moustache
[view] Shvartsman watches Frank Gilson bring the Old School
[view] Finkel grabs
[view] Zvi needs most of his massive brain for this one
[view] Huey and Rubin, resigned
[view] Jeff Donais teaches Content Coordinator Thomas Pannell that reading IS fun!
[view] Labarre does his best not to look sinister
[view] Alex Borteh considers a life as a miniature Marco Blume
[view] Reiji Ando is about to break this one wide open
[view] Reiji Ando tests his might against Alex Borteh
[view] Round 4 Feature Match: Zvi Mowshowitz and Scott Johns pal around
[view] A rather nauseous Zvi Mowshowitz
[view] Scott Johns sez: "Getting brawled never felt so great!"
[view] Noah Boeken wouldn't hurt a fly
[view] Tsang has definetly seen better days
[view] Round 4 Feature Match: Noah Boeken vs. Gab Tsang. Tsang has apparently been punched in the gut
[view] Mark Brill subs in for Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons
[view] Daren Bader goes for "creepy"
[view] Chris Pikula, enemy of women
[view] Alex Shvartsman's smile shines like a thousand suns
[view] Kai Budde and his sweater
[view] Zvi Mowshowitz is smug, surprising no one
[view] Slacker extreme, Trevor Blackwell
[view] Marco Blume can't help but be threatening
[view] Peter Szigeti is like attitude wrapped in a rich, velvety coating
[view] Dan OMS, the bleariest
[view] Olivier Ruel keeps the joke to himself
[view] Andrew Johnson: Former US President or PT Miser?
[view] Round 3 Feature Match: Mike Turian vs. Nicholas Labarre
[view] Nicholas Labarre gets all ScienceFiction-like
[view] Mike Turian sports the goofiest of grins
[view] Andrew Johnson gets ready to apply
[view] Cornelissen is on the edge of his seat!
[view] Round 3 Feature Match: Kamiel Cornelissen vs. Andrew Johnson
[view] Round 3 Feature Match: William Jensen vs. Ben Rubin
[view] William "Baby Huey" Jensen's eyes let you know he's got nothing up his sleeve
[view] Ben Rubin in his trademark shirt
[view] Colin Jackson is almost Frankenstein's monster
[view] Jeff Donais quells a heated discussion
[view] Eric Taylor does his best to dodge this photo
[view] Surprisingly, Benafel is cast in an angelic glow
[view] Round 2 Feature Match: Eric Taylor vs. Chris Benafel
[view] Higashino prepares to bowl Wise over with his Thug Styles
[view] Rookie of the Year Katsuhiro Mori perches above the Feature Match area
[view] Round 2 Feature Match: Gary Wise vs. Masayuki Higashino
[view] Gary Wise mulls over his blocking options
[view] Round 2 Feature Match: Sol Malka vs. Jon FInkel
[view] Jonny Magic tries to still the voices in his head
[view] Malka plucks
[view] Round 2 Feature Match: Dave Humpherys vs. Bob Maher, Jr.
[view] Warm lighting makes Dave Humpherys thirty percent more mysterious
[view] Bob Maher, Jr. humiliates himself for your amusement
[view] Your Move Games's Rob Dougherty playing in round 1
[view] Brian Kibler chats about Dragons during his round 1 feature match.
[view] Chris Pikula examines his opponent's card carefully.
[view] Tommi Hovi checks out some of Matt Vienneau mistakes while shuffling for his match against Chris Pikula
[view] The totally wacky John Ormerod
[view] Nicolai Herzog calculates damage.
[view] John Ormerod and Nicolai Herzog in a round 1 feature match.
[view] Chris Pikula and Tomi Hovi in a round 1 feature match.
[view] Matt Vienneau's play in this match wouldn't qualify him as the best drafter in anyone's basement.
[view] Matt Vienneau and Brian Kibler were full of banter.
[view] Keeper of the Feature matches Mark Rosewater.
[view] Players examine the pairings.
[view] Ben Stark makes his "Oooh"-face for double-Overrun
[view] Mire Turian pauses while laying out the pack
[view] Gary Wise and Katsuhiro Mori. No one's happy
[view] Tommi Hovi's determination contrasts Chris Pikula's nervousness
[view] Budde frowns at Szigeti's pick. Hacker makes a thinking face.
[view] Thinly-veiled chaos
[view] All-star overhead: Budde and Hacker work it out
[view] The Madding Crowd
[view] Brock Parker displays his affection for Dan Clegg as Matt Linde looks on
[view] Peter Szigeti and Jon Finkel get ready for fisticuffs
[view] Andrew Johnson jumpstarts his morning with java
[view] Doctor Chris Benafel's rage transforms him into a beast known as The Incredible Hulk
[view] Your diligent Judging staff
[view] Japanese players relax before Day 1
[view] Backpacks are a clear giveaway to being a Magic player