2001 Pro Tour Barcelona Coverage

Kai Budde defeated Alan Comer to take the Barcelona Championship, but in the process smashed records and put himself way out in front of the Player of the Year race. Not only is he now the only player to have won three Pro Tours, he's also the only player to win two in one season.

Congratulations to Kai Budde, Pro Tour Barcelona Champion!


Top 8 Final Standing

 1.  Kai Budde (Germany) $30,000
 2.  Alan Comer (USA) $20,000
 3.  Daniel Clegg(USA) $15,000
 4.  Patrick Mello (Germany) $13,000
 5.  Brad Swan (USA) $9,000
 6.  Albertus Law (Singapore) $8,500
 7.  Yuri Kolomeyko (Ukraine) $8,000
 8.  Chad Ellis (USA) $7,500

(Click here for complete final standings)


top 8 bracket


(1) Daniel Clegg

(8) Chad Ellis

(4) Alan Comer

(5) Brad Swan

(2) Patrick Mello

(7) Yuri Kolomeyko

(3) Kai Budde

(6) Albertus Law


Daniel Clegg, 3-0

Alan Comer, 3-0

Patrick Mello, 3-0

Kai Budde, 3-0


Alan Comer, 3-2

Kai Budde, 3-1


Kai Budde, 3-1


Quick Interview (archive)

Question Fifteen: What is the meaning of life? (Part 2)

Alexander Witt (Netherlands) - "Having fun." Gary Wise (Canada) - "Experience life . . . no, that's the key of life (rolling eyes). I don't think any human being is capable to comprehend the meaning of life." Trey van Cleave (Denmark) - "Bigger is better."

Barcelona Masters Coverage





Pairings, results, standing

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