Grand Prix Las Vegas Beta Rochester Draft

Posted in Feature on July 17, 2018

By Wizards of the Coast

Grand Prix Las Vegas was the site for perhaps the most anticipated draft in Magic's 25-year history as eight players—many of them star pros and Hall of Famers—sat down to play with packs of Limited Edition (Beta).

The format was Rochester Draft, which differs from the more common Booster Draft format in that packs are opened one at a time. Players are given about 20 seconds to review the pack before they take turns selecting cards, also one at a time. The main difference between Booster and Rochester Draft is the amount of information available to all players—everyone knows which cards everyone else has drafted.

Below you can see what each player drafted from these Limited Edition (Beta) packs during this amazing event, including a few dual lands and even some pieces of the Power Nine!

Grand Prix Chiba this weekend will feature an Unlimited Edition Rochester draft, so be sure to check that event out if you're going to be in the area!


Pack 1

Player

Pick

Ian Suzuki

Fireball

Tim Rivera

Jade Statue

Martin Jůza

Gloom

Hemant Patel

Island

Luis Scott-Vargas

Wall of Brambles

Matthew Gosler

Kormus Bell

Ben Stark

Island

John Holliday

Paralyze

John Holliday

Mons's Goblin Raiders

Ben Stark

Island

Matthew Gosler

Mountain

Luis Scott-Vargas

Mountain

Hemant Patel

Holy Armor

Martin Jůza

Creature Bond

Tim Rivera

Fog

Pack 2

Player

Pick

Tim Rivera

Pestilence

Martin Jůza

Gray Ogre

Hemant Patel

Disenchant

Luis Scott-Vargas

Grizzly Bears

Matthew Gosler

Psychic Venom

Ben Stark

Animate Wall

John Holliday

Island

Ian Suzuki

Earthbind

Ian Suzuki

Mountain

John Holliday

Lance

Ben Stark

Swamp

Matthew Gosler

Swamp

Luis Scott-Vargas

Wanderlust

Hemant Patel

Plains

Martin Jůza

Stream of Life

Pack 3

Player

Pick

Martin Jůza

Rock Hydra

Hemant Patel

Wall of Air

Luis Scott-Vargas

Dragon Whelp

Matthew Gosler

Hill Giant

Ben Stark

Power Sink

John Holliday

War Mammoth

Ian Suzuki

Scryb Sprites

Tim Rivera

Regrowth

Tim Rivera

Wall of Wood

Ian Suzuki

Fear

John Holliday

Swamp

Ben Stark

Forest

Matthew Gosler

Twiddle

Luis Scott-Vargas

Guardian Angel

Hemant Patel

Plains

Pack 4

Player

Pick

Hemant Patel

Power Sink

Luis Scott-Vargas

Orcish Artillery

Matthew Gosler

Two-Headed Giant of Foriys

Ben Stark

War Mammoth

John Holliday

Hill Giant

Ian Suzuki

Scryb Sprites

Tim Rivera

Lure

Martin Jůza

Wall of Wood

Martin Jůza

Fear

Tim Rivera

Swamp

Ian Suzuki

Forest

John Holliday

Plains

Ben Stark

Forest

Matthew Gosler

Twiddle

Luis Scott-Vargas

Guardian Angel

Pack 5

Player

Pick

Luis Scott-Vargas

Fastbond

Matthew Gosler

Drain Life

Ben Stark

Spell Blast

John Holliday

Dwarven Warriors

Ian Suzuki

Firebreathing

Tim Rivera

Scavenging Ghoul

Martin Jůza

Samite Healer

Hemant Patel

Circle of Protection: Red

Hemant Patel

Island

Martin Jůza

Lure

Tim Rivera

Island

Ian Suzuki

Regeneration

John Holliday

Mountain

Ben Stark

Forest

Matthew Gosler

Plains

Pack 6

Player

Pick

Matthew Gosler

Wheel of Fortune

Ben Stark

Karma

John Holliday

Black Knight

Ian Suzuki

Shanodin Dryad

Tim Rivera

Weakness

Martin Jůza

Pearled Unicorn

Hemant Patel

Merfolk of the Pearl Trident

Luis Scott-Vargas

Circle of Protection: Green

Luis Scott-Vargas

Sacrifice

Hemant Patel

Plains

Martin Jůza

Mountain

Tim Rivera

Swamp

Ian Suzuki

Forest

John Holliday

Swamp

Ben Stark

Forest

Pack 7

Player

Pick

Ben Stark

Underground Sea

John Holliday

Terror

Ian Suzuki

Basalt Monolith

Tim Rivera

Ironroot Treefolk

Martin Jůza

Mesa Pegasus

Hemant Patel

Jump

Luis Scott-Vargas

Wild Growth

Matthew Gosler

Scathe Zombies

Matthew Gosler

Circle of Protection: White

Luis Scott-Vargas

Conversion

Hemant Patel

Island

Martin Jůza

Swamp

Tim Rivera

Forest

Ian Suzuki

Forest

John Holliday

Plains

Pack 8

Player

Pick

John Holliday

Nightmare

Ian Suzuki

Giant Growth

Tim Rivera

Psionic Blast

Martin Jůza

Goblin Balloon Brigade

Hemant Patel

Resurrection

Luis Scott-Vargas

False Orders

Matthew Gosler

Stone Rain

Ben Stark

Sea Serpent

Ben Stark

Circle of Protection: Black

Matthew Gosler

Power Leak

Luis Scott-Vargas

Island

Hemant Patel

Island

Martin Jůza

Forest

Tim Rivera

Mountain

Ian Suzuki

Mountain

Pack 9

Player

Pick

John Holliday

Scrubland

Ben Stark

Control Magic

Matthew Gosler

Llanowar Elves

Luis Scott-Vargas

Prodigal Sorcerer

Hemant Patel

Red Elemental Blast

Martin Jůza

Ironclaw Orcs

Tim Rivera

Unholy Strength

Ian Suzuki

Instill Energy

Ian Suzuki

Black Ward

Tim Rivera

Island

Martin Jůza

Benalish Hero

Hemant Patel

Island

Luis Scott-Vargas

Plains

Matthew Gosler

Twiddle

Ben Stark

Jump

Pack 10

Player

Pick

Ben Stark

Mox Emerald

Matthew Gosler

Icy Manipulator

Luis Scott-Vargas

Dwarven Warriors

Hemant Patel

Circle of Protection: Red

Martin Jůza

Island

Tim Rivera

Drudge Skeletons

Ian Suzuki

Firebreathing

John Holliday

Unholy Strength

John Holliday

Healing Salve

Ian Suzuki

Wall of Ice

Tim Rivera

Spell Blast

Martin Jůza

Mountain

Hemant Patel

Swamp

Luis Scott-Vargas

Plains

Matthew Gosler

Plains

Pack 11

Player

Pick

Matthew Gosler

Time Vault

Luis Scott-Vargas

Disintegrate

Hemant Patel

Juggernaut

Martin Jůza

Mesa Pegasus

Tim Rivera

Terror

Ian Suzuki

Craw Wurm

John Holliday

Hurloon Minotaur

Ben Stark

Blue Elemental Blast

Ben Stark

Phantasmal Terrain

John Holliday

Scathe Zombies

Ian Suzuki

Cursed Land

Tim Rivera

Forest

Martin Jůza

Plains

Hemant Patel

Swamp

Luis Scott-Vargas

Forest

Pack 12

Player

Pick

Luis Scott-Vargas

Disintegrate

Hemant Patel

Lightning Bolt

Martin Jůza

Nether Shadow

Tim Rivera

Bog Wraith

Ian Suzuki

Craw Wurm

John Holliday

Howl From Beyond

Ben Stark

Blue Elemental Blast

Matthew Gosler

Island

Matthew Gosler

Mountain

Ben Stark

Phantasmal Terrain

John Holliday

Mountain

Ian Suzuki

Forest

Tim Rivera

Forest

Martin Jůza

Plains

Hemant Patel

Consecrate Land

Pack 13

Player

Pick

Hemant Patel

White Knight

Martin Jůza

Hill Giant

Tim Rivera

War Mammoth

Ian Suzuki

Gray Ogre

John Holliday

Earthbind

Ben Stark

Phantasmal Forces

Matthew Gosler

Power Surge

Luis Scott-Vargas

Shanodin Dryad

Luis Scott-Vargas

Island

Matthew Gosler

Fog

Ben Stark

Flight

John Holliday

Mountain

Ian Suzuki

Death Ward

Tim Rivera

Mountain

Martin Jůza

Plains

Pack 14

Player

Pick

Martin Jůza

Counterspell

Tim Rivera

Llanowar Elves

Ian Suzuki

Red Elemental Blast

John Holliday

Keldon Warlord

Ben Stark

Tsunami

Matthew Gosler

Ironclaw Orcs

Luis Scott-Vargas

Helm of Chatzuk

Hemant Patel

Frozen Shade

Hemant Patel

Benalish Hero

Luis Scott-Vargas

Shatter

Matthew Gosler

Island

Ben Stark

Swamp

John Holliday

Mountain

Ian Suzuki

Plains

Tim Rivera

Mountain

Pack 15

Player

Pick

Tim Rivera

Sengir Vampire

Ian Suzuki

Fireball

John Holliday

Dark Ritual

Ben Stark

Terror

Matthew Gosler

Throne of Bone

Luis Scott-Vargas

Ironroot Treefolk

Hemant Patel

Circle of Protection: Blue

Martin Jůza

Kudzu

Martin Jůza

Tranquility

Hemant Patel

Paralyze

Luis Scott-Vargas

Mountain

Matthew Gosler

Plague Rats

Ben Stark

Plains

John Holliday

Forest

Ian Suzuki

Forest

Pack 16

Player

Pick

Ian Suzuki

Earthquake

John Holliday

Disintegrate

Ben Stark

Blue Elemental Blast

Matthew Gosler

Craw Wurm

Luis Scott-Vargas

Hurloon Minotaur

Hemant Patel

Mesa Pegasus

Martin Jůza

Howl From Beyond

Tim Rivera

Circle of Protection: White

Tim Rivera

Forest

Martin Jůza

Mountain

Hemant Patel

Swamp

Luis Scott-Vargas

Mountain

Matthew Gosler

Plains

Ben Stark

Plains

John Holliday

Phantasmal Terrain

Pack 17

Player

Pick

Ian Suzuki

Plateau

Tim Rivera

Serra Angel

Martin Jůza

Hurloon Minotaur

Hemant Patel

Animate Artifact

Luis Scott-Vargas

War Mammoth

Matthew Gosler

Raise Dead

Ben Stark

Island

John Holliday

Swamp

John Holliday

Swamp

Ben Stark

Mountain

Matthew Gosler

Mountain

Luis Scott-Vargas

Forest

Hemant Patel

Swamp

Martin Jůza

Fog

Tim Rivera

Creature Bond

Pack 18

Player

Pick

Tim Rivera

Black Vise

Martin Jůza

Drudge Skeletons

Hemant Patel

Circle of Protection: Red

Luis Scott-Vargas

Wild Growth

Matthew Gosler

Unholy Strength

Ben Stark

Sunglasses of Urza

John Holliday

Swamp

Ian Suzuki

Wooden Sphere

Ian Suzuki

Healing Salve

John Holliday

Mountain

Ben Stark

Blue Ward

Matthew Gosler

Forest

Luis Scott-Vargas

Plains

Hemant Patel

Jump

Martin Jůza

Invisibility

Pack 19

Player

Pick

Martin Jůza

Time Walk

Hemant Patel

Obsianus Golem

Luis Scott-Vargas

Prodigal Sorcerer

Matthew Gosler

Dark Ritual

Ben Stark

Circle of Protection: Blue

John Holliday

Flashfires

Ian Suzuki

Giant Growth

Tim Rivera

Tranquility

Tim Rivera

Paralyze

Ian Suzuki

Plague Rats

John Holliday

Plains

Ben Stark

Holy Armor

Matthew Gosler

Power Leak

Luis Scott-Vargas

Forest

Hemant Patel

White Ward

Pack 20

Player

Pick

Hemant Patel

Animate Dead

Luis Scott-Vargas

Circle of Protection: Red

Matthew Gosler

Scathe Zombies

Ben Stark

Castle

John Holliday

Dwarven Warriors

Ian Suzuki

Wild Growth

Tim Rivera

Web

Martin Jůza

Firebreathing

Martin Jůza

Forest

Tim Rivera

Swamp

Ian Suzuki

Mountain

John Holliday

Evil Presence

Ben Stark

Healing Salve

Matthew Gosler

Plains

Luis Scott-Vargas

Invisibility

Pack 21

Player

Pick

Luis Scott-Vargas

Nevinyrral's Disk

Matthew Gosler

Thicket Basilisk

Ben Stark

Power Sink

John Holliday

Drudge Skeletons

Ian Suzuki

Scryb Sprites

Tim Rivera

Fear

Martin Jůza

Mons's Goblin Raiders

Hemant Patel

Swamp

Hemant Patel

Mountain

Martin Jůza

Guardian Angel

Tim Rivera

Forest

Ian Suzuki

Feedback

John Holliday

Swamp

Ben Stark

Swamp

Matthew Gosler

Plains

Pack 22

Player

Pick

Matthew Gosler

Earth Elemental

Ben Stark

Jade Monolith

John Holliday

Island

Ian Suzuki

Grizzly Bears

Tim Rivera

Wall of Bone

Martin Jůza

Island

Hemant Patel

Holy Armor

Luis Scott-Vargas

Stream of Life

Luis Scott-Vargas

Island

Hemant Patel

Mountain

Martin Jůza

Swamp

Tim Rivera

Forest

Ian Suzuki

Fog

John Holliday

Ivory Cup

Ben Stark

Creature Bond

Pack 23

Player

Pick

Ben Stark

Clone

John Holliday

Verduran Enchantress

Ian Suzuki

Fireball

Tim Rivera

Pestilence

Martin Jůza

Mons's Goblin Raiders

Hemant Patel

Ice Storm

Luis Scott-Vargas

Conservator

Matthew Gosler

Merfolk of the Pearl Trident

Matthew Gosler

Island

Luis Scott-Vargas

Stream of Life

Hemant Patel

Island

Martin Jůza

Forest

Tim Rivera

Swamp

Ian Suzuki

Invisibility

John Holliday

Mountain

Pack 24

Player

Pick

John Holliday

Dark Ritual

Ian Suzuki

Ironroot Treefolk

Tim Rivera

Phantom Monster

Martin Jůza

Darkpact

Hemant Patel

Prodigal Sorcerer

Luis Scott-Vargas

Giant Growth

Matthew Gosler

Plague Rats

Ben Stark

Circle of Protection: Blue

Ben Stark

Tranquility

Matthew Gosler

Island

Luis Scott-Vargas

Forest

Hemant Patel

Swamp

Martin Jůza

Forest

Tim Rivera

Plains

Ian Suzuki

Power Leak

 

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