Top 25 Rankings, September 18, 2014

Posted in ARCHIVES - ARTICLES on September 18, 2014

By Wizards of the Coast

It's time for our weekly look at the Magic Top 25 Pro Rankings. We are in a quiet period as far as Grand Prix go, with no events scheduled until next month. That doesn't mean a quiet period for Magic, however!

Last weekend saw the final round of World Magic Cup Qualifiers, and several notable names were victorious on home turf. In Canada, No. 18 Alexander Hayne used all his skill and experience to join an excellent squad that will be led by our No. 8 ranked player Shaun McLaren, the Pro Tour Born of the Gods winner. Matej Zatlkaj is no stranger to the Top 25 Rankings list, and he brought himself a step closer to rejoining the elite with a win in the final Slovak Republic Qualifier. He joins No. 5 Ivan Floch, who so memorably won Pro Tour Magic 2015. Finally, there was an outstanding Top 8 at the American WMCQ, where Neal Oliver—winner of the largest Magic tournament ever, Grand Prix Las Vegas 2013—kept his cool to claim the final spot alongside team captain, and our No. 2 ranked player, Owen Turtenwald.

With the WMCQ season now behind us, it's full steam ahead for Khans of Tarkir. The Prerelease is just a few days away, and it's striking to note how many of our Top 25 are already testing for the Pro Tour that will be the undoubted highlight of this first part of our 2014–2015 season. So, enjoy the Prerelease, and join us right here next week for another look at the Magic Top 25 Pro Rankings.

Rank Name Points Change Previous
1 Jeremy Dezani 81.57 1
2 Owen Turtenwald 76.19 2
3 Reid Duke 75.24 3
4 William Jensen 66.76 4
5 Ivan Floch 58.81 5
6  Stanislav Cifka 56.02 6
7 Paul Rietzl 54.27 7
8 Shaun McLaren 54.17 8
9 Eric Froehlich 52.63 9
10 Yuuki Ichikawa 52.38 10
11 Yuuya Watanabe 52.32 11
12 Josh Utter-Leyton 52.22 12
12 Tom Martell 52.22 12
14 Samuel Black 51.38 14
15 Jacob Wilson 50.43 15
16 Patrick Chapin 49.32 16
17 Lee Shi Tian 48.43 17
18 Alexander Hayne 47.58 18
19 Josh McClain 46.58 19
20 Jared Boettcher 46.48 20
21 Chris Fennell 45.58 21
22 Ben Friedman 44.74 22
23 Patrick Dickmann 44.63 23
24 Ben Stark 44.58 24
24 Kentaro Yamamoto 44.58 24

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