2018 World Magic Cup Invitation List

Each national team invited to the 2018 World Magic Cup will consist of the following players:

  • The finalists* of the 2018 Nationals run in that country.

  • The top ranked player at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 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 2017-18 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the greatest number of Grand Prix Top 8 finishes during the 2017-18 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the greatest number of match points from his or her best Pro Tour* finish during the 2017-18 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 2017-18 Professional Points Season, or
    • The tied player with the highest Planeswalker Point total at the conclusion of the 2018 Seasonal Yearly Award Season.

*In the event a finalist in the 2018 Nationals run in a country is also the team captain for that country, the invitation will pass down to the person who placed third at that country's Nationals.

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

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

Please note: Teams are not yet final.

Team captains with an asterisk next to their name finished in 1st or 2nd at their country's Nationals. In the event of this, the other finalist from that country is listed under the National Champion column, and the 3rd place finisher is in the Nationals finalist column.

Country Team Captain National Champion Runner Up
Argentina Luis Salvatto Bruno Lombardelli Jair Farjat
Australia David Mines Matthew Garnham Benaya Lie
Austria Elias Klocker Marc Mühlböck Immanuel Gerschenson
Belarus Anton Volotovich Nikolay Potovin Evgeniy Zakharenkov
Belgium Pascal Vieren Michel De Broux (passdown) Michael Milis (passdown)
Bolivia Marco Vargas Peter Concha Jose Monje
Brazil Carlos Romão João Lucas Caparroz Fabrício Rodrigues
Bulgaria Hristiyan Ivanov Miroslav Slavov Emil Kalaydzhiev (passdown)
Canada Alexander Hayne Adam Ragsdale (passdown) Randall Barber (passdown)
Chile Patricio Roman Miguel Veloso Alvaro Fuenzalida
China Liu Yuchen Xu Ming Song Long
Chinese Taipei Chih-Cheng Yeh Yu Hung Yi Hung Hsun Hao
Colombia Camilo Urrego Juan David Garcia Rodríguez Camilo Niño
Costa Rica Carlos Pal Jun Rong Feng Rodolfo Nunez
Croatia Vjeran Horvat Ilko Getaldic Kosta Bovan
Cyprus Daniel Antoniou Simos Xalaris George Pericleous
Czech Republic Martin Jůza Tomas Hanousek Martin Hrycej
Denmark Simon Nielsen Rasmus Roth Oscar Christensen
Dominican Republic Jose Alvarez Gregory Medina (passdown) Victor Nicolas (passdown)
Ecuador Francisco Miranda (passdown) Claudio Trucido Juan Rizzo
El Salvador Robert Castro Kevin Aguilar Juan Salazar
England Francesco Giorgio Autumn Burchett Chris Orchard
Estonia Karl Sarap Ahti Siirand Mikk Kaasik
Finland Matti Kuisma Roope Metsä Lauri Pispa
France Jean-Emmanuel Depraz Arnaud Hocquemiller Timothée Jammot
Germany Christian Hauck Marc Tobiasch David Joachim
Greece Makis Matsoukas Franck Pappas Michalis Foukarakis
Guatemala Kevin Perez Jeff Melgar Rubén Escobar
Honduras Klisman Lopez Jose Icaza Francisco Jose Mejia Morales (passdown)
Hong Kong Lee Shi Tian Alexander Dadyko Wu Kon Fai (passdown)
Hungary Akos Kenyeres Gabor Kocsis Norbert Sárkány (passdown)
Iceland Sigtryggur Óskar Hrafnkelsson Ragnar Sigurdsson Vilhjálmur Thorhallson
Indonesia Christian Wijaya Gregorius Winata Ray Lee
Ireland David Murphy Josh O'Mahony Carlos Navarro del Dujo
Israel Shahar Shenhar Amit Etgar Yuval Zuckerman
Italy Andrea Mengucci Tian fa Mun Mattia Basilico
Japan Ken Yukuhiro Moriyama Masahide Naoya Nanba
Latvia Gints Dreimanis Viktors Kazanskis (passdown) Kirils Obuks (passdown)
Lithuania Gabrielius Kaklauskas (passdown) Marijus Jonas Lukosevicius Dominykas Beistaras
Luxembourg Steve Hatto Fernando Pensieri Tamas Repa
Macedonia Vladimir Trajcevski Petar Georgiev Samoil Petreski
Malaysia Joe Soh Hang Sheng Kwang Yong Kayne
Malta Anton Morgenstern Adam Brincat Daniel Camilleri
Mexico Marcelino Freeman Dagoberto Silva Daniel Becerra
Netherlands Thomas Hendriks Daan Pruijt Tijmen Blankevoort
New Zealand Jason Chung Dan McKay Christian Lee
Northern Ireland Simon Carmichael Adrian Donnelly Dean Convery
Norway Sveinung Bjørnerud Ada Ravn Tore Johan Sørum
Panamá Jaime Soriano Salazar Oscar Ramirez Jorge Tavera
Paraguay Andoni Astigarraga Eduardo Filippi Joao Motta
Peru Francisco Sifuentes Guillermo Loli Julio Bejarano
Philippines Jan Ang Reynald Abella Carl Caspe (passdown)
Poland Grzegorz Kowalski Radek Kaczmarczyk Maciej Dolata
Portugal Márcio Carvalho Tiago Fonseca Diogo Galvão
Puerto Rico Jose R Neris Jonathan Vale Luis Prieto
Romania Raul Porojan Mircea Posoiu Bogdan Raducan
Russian Federation Dmitriy Butakov Evgenii Dushinin Denis Andreichikov
Scotland Dani Anderson Holt Hauser Stephen Murray
Serbia Aleksa Telarov David Gutesa (passdown) Dragan Tancic (passdown)
Singapore Kelvin Chew Tan Chin Heng Teng Kong Chong
Slovakia Ivan Floch Milan Niznansky Richard Hornansky
Slovenia Robin Dolar Matic Penko Mario Smerc
South Africa Kaloyan Petkov Theuns Prinsloo David Reinecke
South Korea Nam Sung Wook Han Hojae (passdown) Seok Hyun Kim
Spain Javier Dominguez Toni Ramis Pascual Alexander Callado
Sweden Joel Larsson Vidar Hesselman (passdown) David Bagstevold (passdown)
Switzerland Andreas Ganz Michael Hitz Ivo Grossholz
Thailand Thirawat Chaovarindr Teerawish Kotesiri Aekarash Sorakup
Turkey Yusuf Kemal Vefa Yagiz Akgun Aras Senyuz (passdown)
Ukraine Oleksii Riabokon Andrey Pochekuev Mike Krasnitski
United States Seth Manfield Dylan Brown Justin Andrus
Uruguay Mauricio López Ricardo Menendez Juan Pablo Waszuk
Venezuela Humberto Patarca Francisco Rangel Pedro Clavijo
Wales Sam Rolph James Morgan-Foley (passdown) Morgan Payne (passdown)

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