Selection Committee

Listed below are the members of the 2019 Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Each was chosen for their place in the history of the game.

First, the man responsible for creating the Pro Tour:

  • Skaff Elias

Members of the Magic: The Gathering Hall of Fame:

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

Longtime reporters, commentators, and content creators from the Magic community:

  • Todd Anderson
  • Rudá Andrade dos Reis
  • Tim Aten
  • Dan Barrett
  • Maria Bartholdi
  • Josh Bennett
  • Lucas Esper Berthoud
  • Sveinung Bjørnerud
  • Reuben Bresler
  • Marc Calderaro
  • Erin Campbell
  • Titus Chalk
  • Paul Cheon
  • Andy Cooperfauss
  • Jon Corpora
  • Anthony D'Aconto
  • Brian David-Marshall
  • Caleb Durward
  • Kenji Egashira
  • Evan Erwin
  • Mike Flores
  • Athena Froehlich
  • Immanuel Gerschenson
  • Craig Gibson
  • Simon Görtzen
  • Richard Hagon
  • Emma Handy
  • Tobias Henke
  • Zac Hill
  • Nathan Holt
  • Corbin Hosler
  • James Hsu
  • Matthias Hunt
  • Patrick Jarrett
  • Jim Jen
  • Craig Jones
  • Paul Jordan
  • Masami Kaneko
  • Riley Knight
  • Florian Koch
  • Shawn Kornhauser
  • Jackie Lee
  • Brian Lewis
  • 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
  • Blake Rasmussen
  • Neil Rigby
  • Thiago Rodrigues
  • Eduardo Sajgalik
  • Ben Seck
  • Thiago Seixas Donadi
  • Asako Seo
  • Chapman Sim
  • Gaby Spartz
  • Rich Stein
  • Sam Stoddard
  • Adam Styborski
  • Adrian Sullivan
  • Patrick Sullivan
  • Marshall Sutcliffe
  • 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
  • Jurgen Baert
  • Paul Baranay
  • Jona Bemindt
  • Guillaume Beuzelin
  • Alfonso Bueno
  • Matteo Callegari
  • Federico Calo
  • Abraham Corson
  • CJ Crooks
  • Kevin Desprez
  • Cristiana Dionioso
  • Nick Fang
  • Damian Hiller
  • Carlos Ho
  • Florian Horn
  • Eric Levine
  • John Brian McCarthy
  • Sheldon Menery
  • Fabian Peck
  • Sergio Perez
  • Alejandro Raggio
  • Jared Sylva
  • Riccardo Tessitori
  • Johanna Virtanen
  • Hans Wang
  • Emilien Wild
  • W. Matt Williams
  • Steven Zwanger

Select members of the Wizards of the Coast Esports team:

  • Elaine Chase
  • Ben Drago
  • Kristyn Grim
  • Scott Larabee
  • Toby Maheras
  • Sara Mox
  • Nate Price
  • Mike Rosenberg
  • Steve Sunu
  • Rachel Unruh

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

  • Andrew Brown
  • Melissa DeTora
  • Ian Duke
  • Aaron Forsythe
  • Bryan Hawley
  • Ben Hayes
  • Masami Ibamoto
  • Mons Johnson
  • Glenn Jones
  • Jadine Klomparens
  • Erik Lauer
  • Michael Majors
  • Max McCall
  • Alli Medwin
  • Adam Prosak
  • Yoni Skolnik
  • Donald Smith
  • Bill Stark
  • Matt Tabak
  • JC Tao
  • Gavin Verhey

Other people from inside and outside Wizards of the Coast who have directly observed and influenced the Pro Tour:

  • Dale Aitken
  • Helene Bergeot
  • Davide Bonati
  • Scott Elliott
  • Ron Foster
  • Steve Port
  • Mark Purvis
  • Mark Rosewater
  • Jon Saso
  • Mashi Scanlan
  • Lee Sharpe
  • Brian Trunk
  • Worth Wollpert
  • Kyoko Yoshida

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

  • Fabrizio Anteri
  • Akira Asahara
  • Andrew Baeckstrom
  • Corey Baumeister
  • Chris Benafel
  • Michael Bernat
  • Samuel Black
  • Lukas Blohon
  • Noah Boeken
  • Kyle Boggemes
  • Nico Bohny
  • Michael Bonde
  • Brian Braun-Duin
  • David Brucker
  • Corey Burkhart
  • Christian Calcano
  • Marco Cammilluzzi
  • Marcio Carvalho
  • Tiago Chan
  • Kelvin Chew
  • Jason Chung
  • Stanislav Cifka
  • Daniel Clegg
  • Matthew Costa
  • Patrick Cox
  • Andrew Cuneo
  • Jeff Cunningham
  • Pierre Dagen
  • Martin Dang
  • Antonino De Rosa
  • Paul Dean
  • Louis Deltour
  • Jeremy Dezani
  • Patrick Dickmann
  • Robin Dolar
  • Javier Dominguez
  • Reid Duke
  • Thomas Enevoldsen
  • Samuele Estratti
  • Gerard Fabiano
  • Christopher Fennell
  • Ivan Floch
  • Marcelino Freeman
  • Ben Friedman
  • Osamu Fujita
  • Ryan Fuller
  • Andreas Ganz
  • Justin Gary
  • Svend Geertsen
  • Daniel Gräfensteiner
  • Christophe Gregoir
  • Eugene Harvey
  • Alexander Hayne
  • Thomas Hendriks
  • Mark Herberholz
  • Rich Hoaen
  • Mike Hron
  • Hao-Shan Huang
  • Yuuki Ichikawa
  • Yoshihiko Ikawa
  • Tsuyoshi Ikeda
  • Toru Inoue
  • Michael Jacob
  • Mark Jacobson
  • Lukas Jaklovsky
  • Mattias Jorstedt
  • Robert Jurkovic
  • Tomohiro Kaji
  • Teruya Kakumae
  • Eli Kassis
  • Shu Komuro
  • Grzegorz Kowalski
  • Tzu-Ching Kuo
  • Shingou Kurihara
  • masashiro kuroda
  • Christoffer Larsen
  • Joel Larsson
  • Ari Lax
  • Osyp Lebedowicz
  • Vincent Lemoine
  • Matthew Linde
  • Scott Lipp
  • Yuchen Liu
  • Michael Long
  • Marijn Lybaert
  • Valentin Mackl
  • Alex Majlaton
  • Antti Malin
  • Tom Martell
  • Guillaume Matignon
  • Pascal Maynard
  • Josh McClain
  • Shaun McLaren
  • Andrea Mengucci
  • Kazuya Mitamura
  • Katsuhiro Mori
  • Masahiko Morita
  • Takuma Morofuji
  • Andre Muller
  • Martin Müller
  • Chikara Nakajima
  • Matthew Nass
  • Brad Nelson
  • Simon Nielsen
  • Julien Nuijten
  • Kenny Oberg
  • David Ochoa
  • Jin Okamoto
  • Koutarou Ootsuka
  • Greg Orange
  • Takuya Osawa
  • Samuel Pardee
  • Jamie Parke
  • Brock Parker
  • Chris Pikula
  • Oliver Polak-Rottmann
  • Andrejs Prost
  • Michael Pustilnik
  • Neil Reeves
  • David Reitbauer
  • Jeroen Remie
  • Mattia Rizzi
  • Carlos Romao
  • Kyle Rose
  • Steven Rubin
  • Johan Sadeghpour
  • Tomoharu Saito
  • Luis Salvatto
  • Thiago Saporito
  • Matthew Severa
  • David Sharfman
  • Shahar Shenhar
  • Alex Shvartsman
  • Mike Sigrist
  • Geoffrey Siron
  • Alex Sittner
  • Jakub Slemr
  • Petr Sochurek
  • Terry Soh
  • Jonathan Sonne
  • Shaheen Soorani
  • Matthew Sperling
  • Jon Stern
  • Ondrej Strasky
  • Helmut Summersberger
  • Yuta Takahashi
  • Kazuyuki Takimura
  • Ryoichi Tamada
  • Aleksa Telarov
  • Sebastian Thaler
  • Gerry Thompson
  • Jens Thoren
  • Oliver Tiu
  • Marc Tobiasch
  • Gabriel Tsang
  • Trey Van Cleave
  • Robert Van Medevoort
  • Gaudenis Vidugiris
  • Pascal Vieren
  • Peter Vieren
  • Tomi Walamies
  • Ruud Warmenhoven
  • Elias Watsfeldt
  • Benjamin Weitz
  • Craig Wescoe
  • Vidianto Wijaya
  • David Williams
  • Jacob Wilson
  • Yam Wing Chun
  • Timothy Wu
  • Kentaro Yamamoto
  • Jarvis Yu
  • 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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