SELECTION COMMITTEE

Listed below are the members of the 2016 Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Each was chosen for his or her place in the history of the game. For the 2016 committee, players with 150 or more lifetime Pro Points are assigned to that category unless they are also a current Hall of Fame member.

First, the man responsible for creating the Pro Tour:

  • Skaff Elias

Longtime reporters and commentators of the Pro Tour:

  • Adam Styborski
  • Adrian Sullivan
  • Asako Seo
  • Ben Swartz
  • Ben Bleiweiss
  • Blake Rasmussen
  • Brian David-Marshall
  • Cedric Phillips
  • Chapman Sim
  • Corbin Hosler
  • Craig Jones
  • Craig Gibson
  • Dan Barrett
  • Diego Meyer
  • Evan Erwin
  • Florian Koch
  • Frank Lepore
  • Gaby Spartz
  • Hanno Terbuyken
  • Jacob Van Lunen
  • Javier Luna
  • Jim Jen
  • Kar Yung Tom
  • Keita Mori
  • Kenji Egashira
  • Koichiro Maki
  • Marc Calderaro
  • Maria Bartholdi
  • Marshall Sutcliffe
  • Masami Kaneko
  • Matthias Hunt
  • Meghan Wolff
  • Melissa DeTora
  • Mike Rosenberg
  • Mike Flores
  • Monty Ashley
  • Naoaki Umesaki
  • Nate Price
  • Nathan Holt
  • Neil Rigby
  • Patrick Jarrett
  • Paul Jordan
  • Rashad Miller
  • Ray Walkinshaw
  • Richard Hagon
  • Riley Knight
  • Sean McKeown
  • Shawn Kornhauser
  • Simon Goertzen
  • Steve Sadin
  • Sveinung Bjørnerud
  • Tim Willoughby
  • Tobias Henke
  • Todd Anderson
  • Tomoya Nakajima
  • Yuusuke Yoshikawa
  • Zac Hill

High-level judges, scorekeepers, and similar tournament officials:

  • Alfonso Bueno
  • Carlos Ho
  • Chris Richter
  • Cristiana Dionioso
  • Damian Hiller
  • Daniel Kitachewsky
  • Federico Calo
  • Jared Sylva
  • Jason Lemahieu
  • Kevin Desprez
  • Kim Warren
  • Matteo Callegari
  • Nick Fang
  • Niko Glik
  • Riccardo Tessitori
  • Riki Hayashi
  • Scott Marshall
  • Scott Larabee
  • Sheldon Menery
  • Toby Elliott

Certain administrative officials from the DCI, who have been responsible for the establishment of policy directly pertaining to the Pro Tour:

  • Dale Aitken
  • Dieter Schoeters
  • Helene Bergeot
  • Kyoko Yoshida
  • Ron Foster
  • Toby Maheras

Other people from inside and outside Wizards of the Coast who have had the occasion to directly observe and influence the Pro Tour:

  • ​Brian Trunk
  • Chris Galvin
  • Elaine Chase
  • Lee Sharpe
  • Mark Rosewater
  • Mark Purvis

Members of the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour Hall of Fame:

  • Alan Comer
  • Antoine Ruel
  • Anton Jonsson
  • Ben Stark
  • Ben Rubin
  • Bram Snepvangers
  • Brian Kibler
  • Darwin Kastle
  • David Humpherys
  • Dirk Baberowski
  • Eric Froehlich
  • Frank Karsten
  • Gabriel Nassif
  • Gary Wise
  • Guillaume Wafo-Tapa
  • Jelger Wiegersma
  • Jon Finkel
  • Kai Budde
  • Kamiel Cornelissen
  • Kenji Tsumura
  • Luis Scott-Vargas
  • Makihito Mihara
  • Masashi Oiso
  • Mike Turian
  • Nicolai Herzog
  • Olivier Ruel
  • Olle Rade
  • Patrick Chapin
  • Paul Rietzl
  • Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
  • Randy Buehler
  • Raphael Levy
  • Robert Maher
  • Robert Dougherty
  • Shota Yasooka
  • Shuhei Nakamura
  • Steven O'Mahoney-Schwartz
  • Tsuyoshi Fujita
  • William Jensen
  • Willy Edel
  • Zvi Mowshowitz

Key Wizards employees with first-hand experience playing on the Pro Tour:

  • Aaron Forsythe
  • Adam Prosak
  • Ben Hayes
  • Bill Stark
  • Bryan Hawley
  • Erik Lauer
  • Gavin Verhey
  • Glenn Jones
  • Ian Duke
  • Jackie Lee
  • Mark Globus
  • Masami Ibamoto
  • Matt Tabak
  • Mons Johnson
  • Sam Stoddard
  • Sam Heckman
  • Tim Aten
  • Tony Pagliocco
  • Worth Wollpert
  • Yoni Skolnik

All players with 150 or more lifetime Pro Points not previously listed in other categories:

  • Adam Yurchick
  • Alex Shvartsman
  • Alex Majlaton
  • Alexander Hayne
  • Andrew Cuneo
  • Antonio De Rosa
  • Ari Lax
  • Brad Nelson
  • Brock Parker
  • Carlos Romao
  • Chikara Nakajima
  • Chris Fennell
  • Christian Calcano
  • Conley Woods
  • Craig Wescoe
  • David Williams
  • David Ochoa
  • Eugene Harvey
  • Gaudenis Vidugiris
  • Gerard Fabiano
  • Gerry Thompson
  • Hao-Shan Huang
  • Ivan Floch
  • Jacob Wilson
  • Jamie Parke
  • Jeff Cunningham
  • Jens Thoren
  • Jeroen Remie
  • Jin Okamoto
  • Joel Larsson
  • Johan Sadeghpour
  • Jon Stern
  • Josh Utter-Leyton
  • Justin Gary
  • Katsuhiro Mori
  • Kazuya Mitamura
  • Ken Yukuhiro
  • Kenny Oberg
  • Kentaro Yamamoto
  • Kyle Rose
  • Lee Shi Tian
  • Lukas Jaklovsky
  • Lukas Blohon
  • Marcio Carvalho
  • Marco Cammilluzzi
  • Marijn Lybaert
  • Mark Herberholz
  • Martin Juza
  • Matej Zatlkaj
  • Matthew Sperling
  • Matthew Nass
  • Matthew Linde
  • Matthew Costa
  • Michael Pustilnik
  • Michael Long
  • Michael Jacob
  • Mike Sigrist
  • Mike Hron
  • Nico Bohny
  • Osyp Lebedowicz
  • Owen Turtenwald
  • Patrick Cox
  • Paul Cheon
  • Reid Duke
  • Rich Hoaen
  • Robert Van Medevoort
  • Robert Jurkovic
  • Ruud Warmenhoven
  • Samuel Black
  • Seth Manfield
  • Shahar Shenhar
  • Shaun McLaren
  • Svend Geertsen
  • Terry Soh
  • Tiago Chan
  • Tom Martell
  • Tomi Walamies
  • Tomoharu Saito
  • Tomohiro Kaji
  • Tzu-Ching Kuo
  • Yuta Takahashi
  • Yuuya Watanabe

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