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2002 European Championship Photo Coverage

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David Brucker wins the 2002 European Championship, congratulations to you, David! Sunday Players
These men just lived the best moments in their Magic career Sunday Players
The Top 4 Sunday Players
David Brucker, thirsty after an exciting final Sunday Players
Event Manager Christophe Weyers congratulates Head Judge Gijsbert Hoogendijk. I think Stoffel likes Gis... Sunday Staff
Marco Lombardi, fourth place Sunday Players
Victor van den Broek, third place Sunday Players
These were taken home by the best four players of the 2002 European Championships Sunday Players
Christophe Haim and his runner up trophy, a happy man Sunday Players
A satisfied Champ and his trophy Sunday Players
Christophe Haim's end is near Sunday Players
David Brucker in the finals Sunday Players
Farid Meraghni and Gabriel Nassif relax Sunday Players
Scandinavian get-together at the side events Sunday Players
Tough guys with rough accents Sunday Players
Editorial help from Olivier Ruel, Kim Eikefet and Quentin Martin Sunday Staff
Christophe Weyers aims for a career as Magic artist Sunday Staff
Victor van den Broek is hurting his brain over his next move Sunday Players
Victor van den Broek versus David Brucker in the semi-finals Sunday Players
Christophe Haim Sunday Players
Adam Cetnerowski judges the semis, while Friedrich Rademacher and Andrea Panebianco report the match between Haim and Lombardi Sunday Staff
Marco Lombardi versus Christophe Haim in the semi-finals Sunday Players
Marco Lombardi Sunday Players
These gentlemen make their preferences quite clear, Kai Budde and Nicolas Olivieri Sunday Players
The soccer World Cup final Brazil-Germany; there is still hope for the Germans Sunday Players
Some are more interested in football than others Sunday Players
Nele: "Go away!" Sunday Staff
Nicolas Olivieri and Jérôme Mioso helping out with "Le Sidebooorrrd" Sunday Staff
Gis Hoogendijk's judges team did an excellent job Sunday Staff
Gerrit Steenssens trying to stay awake Sunday Players
David Brucker seems to be the new German revelation Sunday Players
So far the Swede Anton Jonsson lost in the quarterfinals three times in a row now Sunday Players
Young Italian Marco Lombardi Sunday Players
Roland Bode doesn't like pictures Sunday Players
Christophe Haim has been called "la Plume" after the feather he's been wearing for a while. Would have looked good on stage, Christophe! Sunday Players
How French can you be? Amiel Tenebaum Sunday Players
Christophe Haim versus Amiel Tenebaum in an all French quarterfinal Sunday Players
Marco Lombardi versus Roland Bode in the quarterfinals Sunday Players
The most experienced Magic player of the Top 8, Svend Geertsen Sunday Players
Svend Geertsen versus Victor van den Broek in the quarterfinals Sunday Players
Victor van den Broek and Jaap Brouwer, the waterbearer of this event Sunday Players
Local Sideboard reporter Ruud Warmenhoven followed the night side events for this coverage. Would you say it shows? Sunday Staff
David Brucker versus Anton Jonsson in the quarterfinals Sunday Players
Antoine Ruel trying to convince his girlfriend that Sideboard coverage is important Sunday Players
Frank Karsten, Wessel Oomens and a whole bunch of Dutch fans Sunday Players
Team Sealed side events Sunday Players
Bruno Van Speybroeck and Liek van der Geer: it was late last night Sunday Staff
Christophe Haim, eighth seed Sunday Players
David Brucker, seventh seed Sunday Players
Amiel Tenebaum, first seed Sunday Players
Marco Lombardi, fourth seed Sunday Players
Svend Geertsen, sixth seed Sunday Players
Anton Jonsson, second seed Sunday Players
Roland Bode, fifth seed Sunday Players
Victor van den Broek, third seed Sunday Players
The best eight players of the European Championship 2002 Sunday Players
Most of the Sideboard crew. From left to right Kim Eikefet, Guy Van Damme, Andrea Panebianco, Rui Oliveira, Tiago Chan and Friedrich Rademacher Saturday Staff
Kevin O'Connor is England's last chance at a spot in the Top 8 Saturday Players
Olivier Ruel just lost a dinner invite, but won some good company nevertheless Saturday Players
Matt Henstra made Top 8 at Grand Prix-London last year, is there another spot for him now? Saturday Players
Christophe Haim won but isn't sure yet whether or not he made Top 8 at this point Saturday Players
Jeroen Remie feeling disappointed Saturday Players
Victor van den Broek is the home crowd's favourite Saturday Players
Anton Jonsson just made Top 8 Saturday Players
Alex Witt and his new 'Terminator' look: "Hasta manana baby" Saturday Players
Christophe Haim versus Olivier Ruel and Matt Henstra versus Kevin O'Connor in the last round of Day 2 Saturday Players
Jeroen Remie versus Victor van den Broek and Benjamin Caumes versus Anton Jonsson battling it out for the Top 8 Saturday Players
A sad thing Amiel Tenenbaum cut his hair Saturday Players
Italian National Champion Stefano Fiore Saturday Players
Gabriel Nassif: so hot he gave up the hat Saturday Players
Victor van den Broek has invited his parents Saturday Players
A surprised look from Norwegian cowboy, Eivind Nitter Saturday Players
Cormac Smyth, an Irishmen reputed all over Europe for being regularly drunk... Saturday Players
David Kearney got faced up against another Irish in the one but last round of the day Saturday Players
Kamiel Cornelissen Saturday Players
Sigurd Eskeland is wearing his old Spice Girls T-shirt back in remembrance of Pro Tour-New York 2000 Saturday Players
Neither Andrea Santin or Jeroen Remie have time to look up from their cards Saturday Players
The German Christophe Lippert and Dirk Baberowski brotherly next to each other in round 12 Saturday Players
The French Nicolas Labarre and Christophe Haim brotherly next to each other in round 12 Saturday Players
We are not the only ones interested in Nicolas Labarre Saturday Players
Carlos Barrado is one of the five Spanish players at the EC Saturday Players
Players like Kai Budde, Frederico Bastos and Noah Boeken are interested in more than just Magic Saturday Players
Taking a break while watching the soccer World Cup Saturday Players
"Look up from your computer, Nele!" Saturday Staff
Tom van de Logt versus Frank Karsten and Olle Rade versus Nicolai Herzog in front of a magnificent Silver Seraph Saturday Players
Old schooler Pierre Malherbaud Saturday Players
Christophe Haim, one of the new French stars Saturday Players
Judge Marc Hernandez keeping an eye on Svend Geertsen Saturday Players
Bram Snepvangers, runner up at Pro Tour-Nice Saturday Players
Olle Rade, slippery when wet Saturday Players
Wessel Oomens is trying to talk Tom van de Logt out of the game Saturday Players
Frank Karsten trying to beat the World Champ and Sideboard reporter Guy Van Damme in the background Saturday Players
Nicolai Herzog Saturday Players
Kamiel Cornelissen Saturday Players
Svend Geertsen doesn't have any spare faces left Saturday Players
Victor van den Broek at this point - after nine rounds of Magic - still undefeated Saturday Players
Rickard Österberg Saturday Players
Helmut Summersberger, a lot more cocky than yesterday after his game loss Saturday Players
Alex Witt Saturday Players
Jim Herold stretches it Saturday Players
Jim Herold versus Helmut Summersberger and Alexander Witt versus Rickard Österberg in round 10 Saturday Players
Svend Geertsen versus Kamiel Cornelissen and Victor van den Broek versus Anton Jonsson in round ten Saturday Players
Benjamin Caumes, the French have something with yellow Saturday Players
Olivier Ruel versus Benjamin Caumes and Oyvind Odegaard versus Oyvind Harding in round 9 Saturday Players
Olivier Ruel wears the player shirt - cool or not? Saturday Players
Former Belgian Champion Gert Coeckelberg and another of his famous frowns Saturday Players
Kai Budde versus Gert Coeckelbergh and Pierre Malherbaud versus Stefano Fiore in round 9 Saturday Players
Kai Budde though Germany is no the only country in contention here Saturday Players
Kamiel Cornelissen Saturday Players
Patrick Mello Saturday Players
Tomi Walamies Saturday Players
Andre Skjetne Saturday Players
Dirk Baberowski in summer outfit Saturday Players
John Ormerod Saturday Players
Christian Lührs Saturday Players
Tommi Hovi Saturday Players
Bunch of night owls Friday Players
Revised Draft Friday Players
Night events took place at the ABC Treehouse art gallery Friday Site
The life of a judge at the night events is hard Friday Staff
No hotel probably Friday Players
Eelco van Ruth from the Wizards distributor in the Netherlands, PS Games, organised the night events Friday Staff
One of the formats at the night events was a Sealed Deck with a Saga Starter, one Mirage booster and one Alliances booster Friday Players
The stage is a bit messy at this point of the day Friday Site
The 'Beurs van Berlage' dressed up for the European Championship Friday Site
Scott Wills and Vanessa Embrechts catching up on the latest gossip Friday Players
Orange lightning Stu Cresswell Friday Players
Stoffel gives his legs a break Friday Staff
Magic artist Scott Fischer as we all know him Friday Staff
John Avon trying to prove something but what exactly I cannot say... Friday Staff
'Ze Ladies' from Wizards. Does that make them Witches? Friday Staff
The one and only Jeroen Remie Friday Players
Noah Boeken "Got you!" and his Blitz Firecat Friday Players
Patrick Mello explains how Upheaval, Cabal Patriarch, Spelljack and Faceless Butcher decided the game... Friday Players
Jan Doise and two Scorching Missiles Friday Players
And you should see his glasses! Rickard Österberg finishes the last round of Day 1 Friday Players
A frown from Gert Coeckelberg at the end of the day Friday Players
Tomi Walamies in round 7 Friday Players
Yuri Kolomeyko does not let himself get distracted Friday Players
Almost finished, Freddy Friday Players
Wizards of the Coast, Belgium's Managing Director Willie Mitchell and Event Organizer Christophe Weyers Friday Staff
Franck Canu Friday Players
Sigurd Eskeland Friday Players
Svend Geertsen Friday Players
Jim Herold Friday Players
Tomi Hovi Friday Players
Anton Jonsson Friday Players
Raffaele Lo Moro Friday Players
Alex Witt Friday Players
Belgium's pride and glory Gert Coeckelberg and Jan Doise Friday Players
Real estate owner Glen Monica Friday Staff
Sideboard reporter Friedrich Rademachers helps Marc Hernandez with decklists Friday Staff
Sideboard's own Kim Eikefet Friday Staff
Christian Lührs thinks it difficult to pose Friday Players
A very self assured Luca Chiera Friday Players
Svend Geertsen smirks Friday Players
Raphaël Lévy can do two things at the same time, seduce the photographer and play Magic Friday Players
Ben Ronaldson carefully thinks over his next move Friday Players
Jeroen Remie is anxiously waiting for what Ronaldson is going to do next Friday Players
Dave Montreuil versus Nicolas Olivieri and Jeroen Remie versus Ben Ronaldson in round 6 Friday Players
Svend Geertsen versus Raphaël Lévy and Luca Chiera versus Christian Lührs in round 6 Friday Players
Wessel Oomens versus Alex Witt or 'the home match' Friday Players
Wessel Oomens studies something with a very difficult name Friday Players
Since he won the Masters Series in Nice, everybody knows Alex Witt Friday Players
Gabriel Nassif versus Victor van den Broek in round 5 Friday Players
Victor van den Broek Friday Players
Gabriel Nassif and his eternal yellow hat Friday Players
Stan van der Velden versus Stefano Fiore in round 5 Friday Players
Stefano Fiore is sweating it Friday Players
Stan van der Velden is on a hot streak Friday Players
Top Italian breed, Andrea Santin Friday Players
Bram Snepvangers is closely followed by Friedrich Rademacher Friday Players
Stan van der Velden at the second draft, if there ever was a man who had fans, it had to be him Friday Players
The current French National Champion Sylvain Lauriol Friday Players
John Ormerod Friday Players
Sylvain Lauriol versus John Ormerod alongside two noisy Frenchmen: Pierre Malherbaud and Amiel Tenebaum Friday Players
Svend Geertsen versus an empty chair Friday Players
Tom van de Logt versus Christoph Lippert in round 4 Friday Players
Head Judge Gis Hoogendijk and Helmut Summersberger, who got a game loss for a 39-card deck Friday Players
Sigurd Eskeland just won his match - clean and fast Friday Players
A broken hearted Olivier Ruel Friday Players
Noah seems to have more fun with the match of his neighbours than with his own Friday Players
Noah Boeken lives in Amsterdam but had no time to iron his shirt Friday Players
The new Belgian Champion Jan Doise Friday Players
Ben Ronaldson versus Florent Jeudon and Carlos Barrado versus Yuri Kolomeyko in round 3 Friday Players
Still appreciated a lot for his tech, Ben Ronaldson Friday Players
An unusually morose Florent Jeudon Friday Players
Big bad boy Friday Players
A lofty site full of European colours Friday Players
One would believe the Basks are winning the World Cup or something... Friday Players
Joost Vollebregt squeezes the inspiration from his thumb Friday Players
Bram Snepvangers versus Thomas Preyer in round two, Bastos versus Vollebregt in the background Friday Players
Portuguese Frederico Bastos in the good company of Thomas Preyer's Pooh, looks like he needs it Friday Players
Christophe Lippert finally decided on his move Friday Players
Alexander Witt recently won the Nice Masters Series Friday Players
Two Finnish Tomi's up against one another in the second round. Behind them Alexander Wit versus Christophe Lippert Friday Players
A colourful note in the Magic symphony, Dirk Baberowski Friday Players
Benedikt Klauser is so kind to look in the camera, cost him the game though Friday Players
Dirk Baberowski versus Benedikt Klauser in round 1 Friday Players
"If you see da' police" dye your hair red and pull a face Friday Players
Nicolai Herzog to Tomi Walamies: "We used to be good at this game" Friday Players
One of the Norwegians and former European Champions who is closely followed, Nicolai Herzog Friday Players
Mattias Jorstedt verssu Eivind Nitter in round 1 Friday Players
Mattias Jorstedt gives the game his full attention, Gabriel "the canary" Nassif in the background Friday Players
Noah Boeken doesn't lack confidence, either he or Kamiel Cornelissen will win this tournament, according to his own humble self Friday Players
Kai Budde might have preferred New Jersey but we're happy he is here Friday Players
Head Judge Gis and a story about new ink Friday Staff
"I feel a tremendous pressure on me," says Eivind Nitter Friday Players
The first day starts with an Odyssey Block Booster Draft Friday Players
Judge Justus Rönnau and Antoine Ruel can still joke about the marked cards Friday Players
He told you all you need to know about Euros on Sideboard Online this week, Mister Gary Wise Friday Players
Eivind Nitter is eager to pick the winning cards Friday Players
Registration of the first players Friday Players
A Magic event is all about meeting friends Friday Players
You can get anywhere with a bike Friday Site
The Amsterdam canals Friday Site
The Bulldog. "No mum, this is on the totally other side of town..." Friday Site
Our technical crew came prepared, here Bjorn Aerts Friday Staff
The European Championship is held in the Beurs van Berlage, putting us in the company of Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima who married here last February Friday Site
Walking in the sun, waiting to get in Friday Players
Amsterdam Central Station drops its visitors close to the water Friday Site
The 'Amsterdam' was named after the place where it was built but spent most of its active life in the far east Friday Site
The maritime museum and flying Dutch colours Friday Site
Typical Dutch facades Friday Site
Out for a stroll on the Dam Friday Site
The room still empty, flags ready to welcome their home boys Friday Site
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