Pro Tour–San Juan in Review

Posted in Feature on June 7, 2010

By magicthegathering.com Staff

The 2010 Magic Pro Tour season continued in San Juan, and now it's time to see how the dust has settled. The second Pro Tour of the season showcased the full Zendikar Block Constructed format, which is always a great place to look for seeds of the upcoming Standard rotationn to Standard. Was there a dominant archetype? How varied was the field? Paul Jordan crunched the numbers for all the major deck archetypes. If you're looking for the hard numbers on what beat what, you won't want to miss it.

Winner Interview with Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa

Pro Tour Statistician Rich Hagon sat down with San Juan champion Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa just minutes after the trophy had been awarded. Paulo talks about his team's approach to the Block Constructed format, how he came back from losing his first two matches on Friday, his plan for drafting Rise of the Eldrazi in the Top 8, and much more. You can listen to the podcast via the player to the right, or go to the Podcast page to download it.

Video Highlights

And if you missed the Top 8 webcast, Evan Erwin has edited the finals down to highlight clips that you can watch right here. If you want the full story, sit back and check out the complete Top 8 videos. As an extra bonus, we've included the Top 8 Booster Draft video, which followed each pick made by eventual champion Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa.

Top 8 Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft

Game 1: Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa vs. Guillaume Matignon

Game 2: Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa vs. Guillaume Matignon

Game 3: Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa vs. Guillaume Matignon

Game 4: Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa vs. Guillaume Matignon

Game 5: Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa vs. Guillaume Matignon

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