1999 Magic: The Gathering World Championships
Welcome to Sideboard Online's ongoing coverage of the 1999 Magic: The Gathering World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Congratulations to Kai Budde - the 1999 Magic: The Gathering World Champion!
Last update: Sunday, August 8, 1:45 AM PDT (Sunday, August 8, 5:45 PM Tokyo)
TOP 8 INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION
After the 3 days and 18 rounds of grueling competition, the Top 8 will playoff in a single-elimination finals using their Standard decks from Day 1.
- Kai Budde (6) defeated Mark Le Pine (5), 3-0
- Finals Recap
- Mark Le Pine (5) defeated Matt Linde (8), 3-2
- Kai Budde (6) defeated Raffaele Lo Moro (2), 3-0
- Semifinals Recap
- Matt Linde (8) defeated Jakub Slemr (1), 3-2
- Mark Le Pine (5) defeated Gary Wise (4), 3-1
- Raffaele Lo Moro (2) defeated Nicolai Herzog (7), 3-1
- Kai Budde (6) defeated Jamie Parke (3), 3-1
DAY 4 - TEAM COMPETITION
Overall team performance is a combination of individual and team matches. Each team receives 3 points for each match a team member wins during Day 1, 2 and 3. Each team receives 6 points for each match a team member wins on Day 4. Day four features six rounds of Urza block Sealed Deck. The Top 2 teams will playoff using Standard decks.
- USA defeated Germany, 2-1
- Team Finals Recap
DAY 3 - EXTENDED
Day three of Worlds features six rounds of Extended competition. In Extended play, competitors may use cards from Revised and The Dark forward.
DAY 2 - ROCHESTER DRAFT
Day two of Worlds features six rounds of Urza Block Rochester Draft. Players draft from Urza's Saga, Urza's Legacy, and Urza's Destiny - once before round 7 and again before round 10.
DAY 1 - STANDARD
Day one of Worlds features six rounds of Standard competition. In Standard play, competitors may use cards from Classic (Sixth Edition), Tempest, Stronghold, Exodus, Urza's Saga, Urza's Legacy, and Urza's Destiny.