Selection Committee

Listed below are the members of the 2018 Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Each was chosen for their place in the history of the game. For the 2018 committee, players with 150 or more lifetime Pro Points as of the conclusion of Pro Tour Dominaria 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:

  • Todd Anderson
  • Rudá Andrade dos Reis
  • Tim Aten
  • Garth Avery
  • Dan Barrett
  • Maria Bartholdi
  • Sveinung Bjørnerud
  • Reuben Bresler
  • Marc Calderaro
  • Erin Campbell
  • Titus Chalk
  • Andy Cooperfauss
  • Jon Corpora
  • Anthony D'Aconto
  • Brian David-Marshall
  • Caleb Durward
  • Kenji Egashira
  • Evan Erwin
  • Mike Flores
  • Athena Froehlich
  • Craig Gibson
  • Simon Goertzen
  • Richard Hagon
  • Tobias Henke
  • Zac Hill
  • Nathan Holt
  • Corbin Hosler
  • Matthias Hunt
  • Patrick Jarrett
  • Jim Jen
  • Craig Jones
  • Paul Jordan
  • Masami Kaneko
  • Riley Knight
  • Florian Koch
  • Shawn Kornhauser
  • João Lucas Caparroz
  • Javier Luna
  • Koichiro Maki
  • Diego Meyer
  • Rashad Miller
  • Nick Miller
  • Tomoya Nakajima
  • BJ Ogden
  • Ryan Overturf
  • Chris Peeler
  • Cedric Phillips
  • Zack Pierpoint
  • Nate Price
  • Blake Rasmussen
  • Neil Rigby
  • Thiago Rodrigues
  • Mike Rosenberg
  • Ben Seck
  • Thiago Seixas Donadi
  • Chapman Sim
  • Gaby Spartz
  • Rich Stein
  • Adam Styborski
  • Adrian Sullivan
  • Patrick Sullivan
  • Marshall Sutcliffe
  • Ben Swartz
  • Neale Talbot
  • Kar Yung Tom
  • James Turner
  • Naoaki Umesaki
  • Jacob Van Lunen
  • Ray Walkinshaw
  • Seth Waterman
  • Tim Willoughby
  • Meghan Wolff
  • Yuusuke Yoshikawa

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

  • John Alderfer
  • Kali Anderson
  • Jurgen Baert
  • Paul Baranay
  • Matteo Callegari
  • Federico Calo
  • Abraham Corson
  • CJ Crooks
  • Damian Hiller
  • Carlos Ho
  • Florian Horn
  • Scott Larabee
  • Eric Levine
  • Sheldon Menery
  • Sara Mox
  • Fabian Peck
  • Sergio Perez
  • Alejandro Raggio
  • Jared Sylva
  • Riccardo Tessitori
  • Johanna Virtanen
  • Hans Wang
  • Emilien Wild
  • W. Matt Williams
  • Edwin Zhang
  • Steven Zwanger

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

  • Dale Aitken
  • Davide Bonati
  • Ron Foster
  • Toby Maheras
  • Kyoko Yoshida

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

  • Helene Bergeot
  • Elaine Chase
  • Mark Purvis
  • Mark Rosewater
  • Lee Sharpe
  • Worth Wollpert

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

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

(Hall of Famers not listed here either chose not to participate in the Selection Committee or did not respond to the invitation to vote.)

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

  • Aaron Forsythe
  • Andrew Brown
  • Dan Burdick
  • Paul Cheon
  • Melissa DeTora
  • Ian Duke
  • Mark Globus
  • Ben Hayes
  • Masami Ibamoto
  • Glenn Jones
  • Erik Lauer
  • Michael Majors
  • Alli Medwin
  • Adam Prosak
  • Yoni Skolnik
  • Donald Smith, Jr. 
  • Bill Stark
  • Sam Stoddard
  • Matt Tabak
  • Jiachen Tao
  • Gavin Verhey

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

  • Fabrizio Anteri
  • Akira Asahara
  • Chris Benafel
  • Samuel Black
  • Lukas Blohon
  • Noah Boeken
  • Kyle Boggemes
  • Brian Braun-Duin
  • Corey Burkhart
  • Christian Calcano
  • Marco Cammilluzzi
  • Marcio Carvalho
  • Kelvin Chew
  • Jason Chung
  • Matthew Costa
  • Patrick Cox
  • Andrew Cuneo
  • Jeff Cunningham
  • Pierre Dagen
  • Martin Dang
  • Antonino De Rosa
  • Jeremy Dezani
  • Patrick Dickmann
  • Javier Dominguez
  • Reid Duke
  • Thomas Enevoldsen
  • Gerard Fabiano
  • Ivan Floch
  • Ben Friedman
  • Osamu Fujita
  • Andreas Ganz
  • Justin Gary
  • Svend Geertsen
  • Eugene Harvey
  • Alexander Hayne
  • Thomas Hendriks
  • Mark Herberholz
  • Mike Hron
  • Hao-Shan Huang
  • Yuuki Ichikawa
  • Michael Jacob
  • Robert Jurkovic
  • Tomohiro Kaji
  • Grzegorz Kowalski
  • Tzu-Ching Kuo
  • Masashiro Kuroda
  • Ari Lax
  • Osyp Lebedowicz
  • Vincent Lemoine
  • Matthew Linde
  • Michael Long
  • Marijn Lybaert
  • Valentin Mackl
  • Alex Majlaton
  • Antti Malin
  • Seth Manfield
  • Tom Martell
  • Guillaume Matignon
  • Pascal Maynard
  • Josh McClain
  • Shaun McLaren
  • Andrea Mengucci
  • Kazuya Mitamura
  • Katsuhiro Mori
  • Masahiko Morita
  • Martin Müller
  • Chikara Nakajima
  • Matthew Nass
  • Brad Nelson
  • Kenny Oberg
  • Jin Okamoto
  • Greg Orange
  • Samuel Pardee
  • Jamie Parke
  • Brock Parker
  • Chris Pikula
  • Oliver Polak-Rottmann
  • Andrejs Prost
  • Michael Pustilnik
  • Jeroen Remie
  • Carlos Romao
  • Kyle Rose
  • Steven Rubin
  • Johan Sadeghpour
  • Tomoharu Saito
  • Eduardo Sajgalik
  • Luis Salvatto
  • Thiago Saporito
  • Matthew Severa
  • David Sharfman
  • Shahar Shenhar
  • Lee Shi Tian
  • Alex Shvartsman
  • Mike Sigrist
  • Geoffrey Siron
  • Alex Sittner
  • Petr Sochurek
  • Terry Soh
  • Shaheen Soorani
  • Matthew Sperling
  • Jon Stern
  • Ondrej Strasky
  • Helmut Summersberger
  • Yuta Takahashi
  • Aleksa Telarov
  • Gerry Thompson
  • Jens Thoren
  • Trey Van Cleave
  • Gaudenis Vidugiris
  • Peter Vieren
  • Tomi Walamies
  • Ruud Warmenhoven
  • Craig Wescoe
  • David Williams
  • Jacob Wilson
  • Yam Wing Chun
  • Ken Yukuhiro
  • Adam Yurchick
  • Matej Zatlkaj

(Players with 150+ lifetime Pro Points not listed here either chose not to participate in the Selection Committee or did not respond to the invitation to vote.)

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