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By Wizards of the Coast

1998 World Championships
Sunday Pictures


Taping crews are once again set up to capture the drama of the final day of Worlds.

Spectators watch the action on closed-circuit television monitors.

Raphael Levy (France) was seeded second after 21 rounds of play. In the quarterfinals, he defeated...

...Pro Tour regular Brian Hacker in a close 3-2 match.

Between rounds, finalists are sequestered from the public.

Ben Rubin (pictured) denied Scott Johns his first top 4 finish by defeating him 3-2 in the quarterfinals.

Jon Finkel v. Ben Rubin

Raphael Levy v. Brian Selden

Final Match: Brian Selden v. Ben Rubin

1997 Champ Jakub Slemr hands off to Selden

Champion Brian Selden and Wizards of the Coast founder Peter Adkison

Team USA, winners of the Team Championship

Team France, Finalists

Magic creator Richard Garfield

1997 Champion Jakub Slemr and Richard Garfield

Head Wizards Peter Adkison and Richard Garfield

The top four competitors

Brian Selden, World Champion

Ben Rubin, Finalist

Daniel Brickwell of Team Germany who led the Rath Cycle day with a 7-0 record.

Sigurd Eskeland of Norway, who led the Draft day with a 7-0 record.

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