Day 1 Coverage

Posted in Event Coverage on August 20, 2010

By Wizards of the Coast

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Friday, 9:00 a.m. – A Brief History of US Nationals

by Monty Ashley

Since the first United States National Championship was way back in 1994 (before some of this year's competitors were even born!) it occurred to us that maybe everyone wasn't familiar with the history of the tournament. Behold!

Date City Champion National Team Decklists
July 9-10, 1994 San Jose, CA (Origins) Bo Bell    
July 15-16, 1995 Philadelphia, PA (Origins) Mark Justice Henry Stern
Peter Leiher
Mike Long
 
July 5-7, 1996 Columbus, OH (Origins) Dennis Bentley George Baxter
Mike Long
Matt Place
 
July 18-20, 1997 Columbus, OH (Origins) Justin Gary Kyle Bigos
Jeff Butz
Bob Maher
 
July 3-5, 1998 Columbus, OH (Origins) Matt Linde Mike Long
Jon Finkel
Bryce Currence
 
July 2-4, 1999 Columbus, OH (Origins) Kyle Rose John Hunka
Christopher Tobler
Zvi Mowshowitz
Top 8 Decks
June 8-11, 2000 Orlando, FL Jon Finkel Chris Benafel
Aaron Forsythe
Frank Hernandez
Top 8 Decks
June 1-3, 2001 Orlando, FL Trevor Blackwell Brian Hegstad
Eugene Harvey
Top 8 Decks
May 31-June 2, 2002 Orlando, FL Eugene Harvey Eric Franz
Andrew Ranks
Top 8 Decks
June 27-29, 2003 San Diego, CA Josh Wagener Gabe Walls
Justin Gary
Top 8 Decks
June 18-20, 2004 Kansas City, MO Craig Krempels Bill Stead
Ben Zoz
Top 8 Decks
August 12-14, 2005 Baltimore, MD Antonino De Rosa Neil Reeves
Jonathan Sonne
Top 8 Decks
July 28-30, 2006 Atlanta, GA Paul Cheon Ben Lundquist
Luis Scott-Vargas
Jon Finkel
Top 8 Decks
July 26-29, 2007 Baltimore, MD Luis Scott-Vargas Thomas Drake
Michael Bennett
Michael Jacob
Top 8 Decks
August 1-3, 2008 Chicago, IL Michael Jacob Sam Black
Paul Cheon
Top 8 Decks
July 24-26, 2009 Kansas City, MO Charles Gindy Adam Yurchick
Todd Anderson
Top 8 Decks
August 19-22, 2010 Minneapolis, MN      

Friday, 9:30 a.m. – Winning Grinder Decklists

by Event Coverage Staff

Milton Deer

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Planeswalker (3)
3 Garruk Wildspeaker
Instant (3)
3 Disfigure
Artifact (2)
2 Eldrazi Monument
61 Cards
 

Ryan Paul

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Alex Buehler

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Ghorbani Payman

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Axel Jenson

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Yoni Skolnik

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James Seelhoff

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Donnie Par

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Louis Kaplan

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Susan Zell

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Thomas Cleberg

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Mike Gualtieri

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Matthew Pratser

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Andrey Yanjuk

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