2016 World Magic Cup Invitation List

Each national team invited to the 2016 World Magic Cup will consist of the following players:

  • The winner* of each of the three (3) 2016 World Magic Cup Qualifiers run in that country.

*Note: In the event that a World Magic Cup Qualifier winner (later) becomes the National Champion on a national team, the next highest placed finisher from that World Magic Cup Qualifier will receive the invitation to be on the national team at the World Magic Cup.

  • The top ranked player at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 Professional Points Season from that country that is not already invited based on the above criteria. If two or more players are tied, ties will be broken as follows:
    • The tied player with the greatest number of Pro Tour Top 8* finishes during the 2015-16 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the greatest number of Grand Prix Top 8 finishes during the 2015-16 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the greatest number of match points from his or her best Pro Tour* finish during the 2015-16 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the greatest number of match points in his or her best individual-format Grand Prix finish during the 2015-16 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the highest point total at the conclusion of the 2016 Seasonal Yearly Award Season.

* Note: The Magic: The Gathering World Championship and the World Magic Cup are not Pro Tour events.

Players who have (1) won a 2016 World Magic Cup Qualifier or (2) are the top Professional Points player (announced August 7, 2016) invited to the World Magic Cup may not compete in further 2016 World Magic Cup Qualifiers.

All invitations are subject to the requirements limitations set forth in the Magic Premier Event Invitation Policy.

Please note: Teams are not yet final.

2016 World Magic Cup Qualifiers Fact Sheet

World Magic Cup Team Members

Nationality National Champion WMCQ Winner #1 WMCQ Winner #2 WMCQ Winner #3
Argentina Luis Salvatto Danilo Sendra Martin Ariel Sosa De Los Santos Nahuel Roson
Australia David Mines James Wilks Ryan Cubit Garry Lau
Austria Oliver Polak-Rottmann Markus Spoerk Lukas Mittendorfer Valentin Mackl
Belarus Pavel Miadzvedski Ihar Klionski Dmitry Andronchik Bantsevich Hleb
Belgium Peter Vieren Pascal Vieren Jerome Bastogne Branco Neirynck
Bolivia David Sologuren Leonardo Quiroga Flores Alejandro Pena A. Guillermo Ibanez Loayza
Brazil Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa Patrick Fernandes Alex Rodrigues Thiago Saporito
Bulgaria Hristiyan Ivanov Blagovest Vladimirov George Naydenov Stefan Pavlov
Canada Alexander Hayne Jacob Wilson Brian Su Felix Tse
Chile Rodrigo Lopez Javier Vera José Luis Echeverría Paredes Felipe Valdivia
China Yuchen Liu Ding Yi Yin Yu Ang Li
Chinese Taipei Hao-Shan Huang Yung-Ming Huang Chin Yao Han Ren Feng
Colombia Diego Alejandro Celeita Camilo Pineda Cañas Fredy Castro Jhonatan Restrepo
Costa Rica Marino Donato Fernando Solorzano Teodosis Gavriel jose Lopez
Croatia Vjeran Horvat Marinko Murgic Damjan Bjelica Ivan Markovic
Cyprus Daniel Antoniou Tatsiana Suponeva Michalis Pantelides George Pericleous
Czech Republic Lukas Blohon Ondrej Straka Alexander Rossijcenko Pavel Zuna
Denmark Martin Müller Anders Gotfredsen Simon Nielsen Asger Lundblad
Dominican Republic Caupolican Lopez Yapor Ricardo Sasso Fabio Portes Jairo Balbuena
Ecuador Jaime Flor Daniel López Walter Cordova Francisco Cedeno
El Salvador Salvador Diaz Josue Loucel Ricardo Cabrero Javier Morales
England Eduardo Sajgalik Pete Ward Graeme Mcintyre Aaron Burns Lees
Estonia Hannes Kerem Karl Sarap Juhan Rebane Simon Robberts
Finland Lauri Pispa Tuomas Tuominen Leo Lahonen Matti Kuisma
France Raphael Levy Jeremy Dezani Kevin SAUVAGEON Guillaume Perbet
Germany Patrick Dickmann Dennis Nolte Fabian Friedrich Marc Tobiasch
Greece Bill Chronopoulos Nikolaos Kaponis Panagiotis Papadopoulos Petros Tziotis
Guatemala Christopher Virula Kevin Perez Mario de la Roca Fernando Jose Juarez Oliva
Hong Kong Shi Tian Lee Chun Sing Fung Kevin Lam Kobe Tang
Hungary Akos Kenyeres Kristóf Dézsi László Szabó David Schrick
Iceland Einar Agust Baldvinsson Halldór Vilhjálmsson Kjartan Másson Thorey Mariusdottir
Indonesia Christian Wijaya Bushh Bonaldy Pangestu Taufik Indrakesuma Benny Soewanda
Ireland Alexander Ball David Murphy Michele Gravina Vaclav Novak
Israel Shahar Shenhar Gal Barak Philip Korsunsky Dan Tzirkel
Italy Andrea Mengucci Mattia Rizzi Alessandro Casamenti Alessandro Portaro
Japan Shota Yasooka Kento Arita Toru Takeshita Kenji Tsumura
Latvia Andrejs Prost Nikita Klimov Gints Dreimanis Aleksejs Laizans
Lithuania Gaudenis Vidugiris Andrius Averjanovas Algirdas Neniskis Jonas Drukteinis
Luxembourg Steve Hatto Geoffrey Martinelle Artur Queiroz Ben Gusenburger
Macedonia Miro Popov Ivo Neskovik Martin Nanik Nebojsa Stamenkov
Malaysia Yian Hsiang Chye Shawn Khoo Pang Ming Wee Rick Lee
Malta Luke Vassallo Ayrton Micallef Karsten Chetcuti Jurgen Grech
Mexico Marcelino Freeman Miguel Angel Rios Gonzalez Joel de Santos Emmanuel Ramirez Sanchez
Netherlands Thomas Hendriks Tijmen Blankevoort Mitchell Manders Leon Van Der Linden
New Zealand Jason Chung Matthew Rogers Zen Takahashi Calum Gittins
Northern Ireland Stephen Madden Rene Verheesen Thomas McKiernan Krzysztof Dominiak
Norway Erik Skinstad Mikael Gyhagen Dag Erik Børnich Thorbjørn Steiivar Lunke
Panamá Saul Alvarado Sergio Bonilla Manuel Succari Cesar Segovia
Paraguay Eduardo Filippi Oscar Mathias Bachmann Felipe Palei Eligio Bernal
Peru Jose Raul Velarde Gallegos Renzo Arana Miguel Llanos Santiago Villanueva
Philippines Mike Hron Mark Ramos Zax Ozaki Jan Ang
Poland Grzegorz Kowalski Maciej Janik Piotr Glogowski Mateusz Jedlinski
Portugal Marcio Carvalho José Rodrigues Luis Gobern Bernardo Santos
Puerto Rico Gabriel Nieves Adrian Marquez Cesar Soto Luis Delfin Prieto
Romania Ciprian Catana Andrei Evi Rares-Glad Colomei Silviu Mayer
Russian Federation Alexander Semkin Alexey Isupov Ivan Knyazev Nikita Yurochko
Scotland Stephen Murray Kevin Pass Marc Ferguson Brandon Balfour
Serbia Aleksa Telarov Miodrag Kitanovic Nenad Bacic Javorko Petricevic
Singapore Kelvin Chew Felix Leong Xavier Tang Eugene Wong
Slovakia Ivan Floch Patrik Surab Matej Zatlkaj Milan Niznansky
Slovenia Robin Dolar Anze Mlakar Peter Kunic Jure Dervodel
South Africa Sinan Effendi Darren Fox Phillip Franken Jason Ward
South Korea Jun Young Park Jae Hwan Kwak Heechan Park Sanghoon Bae
Spain Javier Dominguez Pedro Grati Ricardo Diaz Rojo Miguel Ángel Nunez Reyes
Sweden Joel Larsson Per Nyström Daniel Larsson Alex Wahlquist
Switzerland Andreas Ganz Lukas Grauwiler Julian Felix Flury Yannick Studer
Thailand Aekarash Sorakup Weerawat Meenwatthana Channarong Sutthisakorn Chayapol Poonsawat
Turkey Caner Aktas Ali Cinar Yusuf Kemal Vefa Ibrahim Celik
Ukraine Sergiy Sushalskyy Sorozhinsky Bogdan Iurii Babych Artem Fedorchenko
United States Owen Turtenwald Soohwang Yeem Lee Marino Kevin Jones
Uruguay Juan Pablo Llodra Nicolas Righetti Leandro Cabrera Federico Pereira
Venezuela Daniel Fior Luis Azocar Arturo Torres Alexis Cuevas
Wales Ben Jones Davie Whyte Aaron Boyhan James Sawyer

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