Pro Tour Chicago champion Dirk Baberowski (W/B) is facing Pro Tour New York 1998 winner Jon Finkel (B/G).
1999 World Champion Kai Budde (R/U) is facing Pro Tour New York 1999 winner Steven O'Mahoney-Schwartz (B/U).
Andre Konstanczer (W/G) is facing Daniel O'Mahoney-Schwartz (R/W).
In game one, Dirk Baberowski cast Ostracize on Jon Finkel, only to see that Finkel had several enormous creatures. Even after he lost one, Finkel was able to crush Baberowski handily to win the game.
The match ended in a draw, 1-1-1.