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Live Coverage of 2002 Magic Invitational

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Jens Thoren has defaeted Tomi Walamies for the championship of the 2002 Magic Invitational! And you can watch the replay at home!

Sixteen of the top players in the world traveled to Seattle, Washington to compete in the Seventh Annual Magic Invitational. The Invitational is Magic's all-star game with a unique prize: the opportunity for the winner to make their very own Magic card. To accomplish this, they played in a fifteen round Round Robin tournament (where each player plays each other player once) in five different formats, three Constructed and two Limited. And for the first time ever, this event was being played on Magic Online allowing the world to watch.


Top 8 Final Standing

1.Jens Thoren (Sweden) 10-5
2.Tomi Walamies (Finland) 10-5
3.Jon Finkel (USA) 10-5
4.Gary Wise (Canada) 9-6
5.Brian Kibler (USA) 9-6
6.Carlos Romao (Brazil) 8-7
7.Dave Humpherys (USA) 8-7
8.Eivind Nitter (Norway) 8-7

(Click here for complete final standings)


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EVENT COVERAGE INFORMATION
  • Finals: Auction of the People: Jens Thoren vs. Tomi Walamies
    by Josh Bennett
  • Finals: Onslaught Standard: Jens Thoren vs. Tomi Walamies
    by Josh Bennett
  • Finals: Online Extended: Jens Thoren vs. Tomi Walamies
    by Josh Bennett
  • Wrap-up: Standard
    by Josh Bennett
  • Info: Onslaught Standard Decklists
    by Sideboard Staff
  • Round 15: Jon Finkel vs. Gary Wise
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 14: Chris Pikula vs. Olivier Ruel
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 13: Brian Kibler vs. Itaru Ishida
    by Josh Bennett

  • Round 12: Carlos Romao vs. Alex Shvartsman
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 11: Tomi Walamies vs. Eivind Nitter
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 10: Brian Davis vs. Jens Thoren
    by Josh Bennett
  • Rochester Draft: Jens Thoren
    by Josh Bennett
  • Info: Rochester Draft Decks
    by Sideboard Staff
  • Info: Rochester Draft Pods
    by Sideboard Staff
  • Round 9: Gabriel Nassif vs. David Price
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 8: Gary Wise vs. Dave Humpherys
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 7: Brian Davis vs. Diego Ostrovich
    by Josh Bennett
  • Wrap-up: Auction of the People
    by Josh Bennett
  • Feature: The Invitationalists' Cards
    by Sideboard Staff

  • Wrap-up: Online Extended
    by Aaron Forsythe
  • Info: The Online Extended Decks
    by Sideboard Staff
  • Round 6: Alex Shvartsman vs. Tomi Walamies
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 5: Chris Pikula vs. Dave Humpherys
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 4: Itaru Ishida vs. Gary Wise
    by Josh Bennett
  • Wrap-up: Two-Headed Giant
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 3: Ostrovich & Wise vs. Romao & Nitter
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 2: Finkel & Ruel vs. Nassif & Kibler
    by Josh Bennett
  • Round 1: Pikula & Price vs. Walamies & Thoren
    by Josh Bennett
  • Feature: The Day Before
    by Josh Bennett

  • Info: Introduction
    by Mark Rosewater
  • Info: Schedule
    by Mark Rosewater
  • Info: Auction Deck Lists
    by Mark Rosewater
  • Info: Auction of the People
    by Mark Rosewater
  • Info: Formats
    by Mark Rosewater
  • Info: Invitees
    by Mark Rosewater
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