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Austrian Pro Decimates Barcelona!

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Who would have thought that Austria would be the most successful country in putting their players into the Top 8? With only eight players in the field, Austria put one into the Top 8 here at Grand Prix-Barcelona, and he took the title. It was Helmut Summersberger's second Grand Prix win, which he took in a two-game match from French pro Raphael Levy. Summersberger won on the strength of a blue-black Dimir deck with a red splash, a combination that he was able to draft every time on Sunday.

Starting with just over 1200 players on Saturday morning, Grand Prix-Barcelona featured nine rounds of Limited Magic before 128 players advanced to Sunday's competition for the money, the glory and the crown of this year's Spanish GP champion. Although the Spanish players came out in force, only one of them made the Top 8. He was the only player in the final eight who has not had a GP Top 8 appearance before.

Ravnica-Guildpact Limited seems to be a skill-intensive format as only six amateur players made it into the money ranks. The format offers so many chances to misbuild a deck that naturally those with more experience came out on top. We will see if that hold true once Dissension is released and the full color pie of Ravnica will hit Magic players like custard pies hit clowns. Check back for the big event on magicthegathering.com when we enter Pro Tour-Prague on May 5!

Congratulations to Helmut Summersberger, the 2006 Grand Prix-Barcelona Champion!


Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals   Champion
1 Sebastian Aljiaj [DEU]   Raphael Levy, 2-1        
8 Raphael Levy [FRA]   Raphael Levy, 2-0
       
4 Jelger Wiegersma [NLD]   Jelger Wiegersma, 2-0   Helmut Summersberger, 2-0
5 Aniol Alcaraz [ESP]    
       
2 Olivier Ruel [FRA]   Johan Sadeghpour, 2-0
7 Johan Sadeghpour [SWE]   Helmut Summersberger, 2-1
       
3 Helmut Summersberger [AUT]   Helmut Summersberger, 2-0
6 Jean Charles Salvin [FRA]    


EVENT COVERAGE FINAL TOP 8 STANDINGS

  • Blog - 10:08 p.m. - Junior tournament Top 2
    by Hanno Terbuyken
  • Blog - 9:51 p.m. - Legacy tournament Top 8
    by Hanno Terbuyken
  • Blog - 9:37 p.m. - Finals: Helmut Summersberger - Raphael Levy
    by Jörn Martin Hajek
  • Blog - 8:40 p.m. - Semifinals: Helmut Summersberger - Johan Sadeghpour
    by Jörn Martin Hajek
  • Blog - 8:18 p.m. - Semifinal: Raphael Levy (FRA) vs. Jelger Wiegersma (NLD)
    by Hanno Terbuyken
  • Blog - 7:34 p.m. - Quarterfinals: Aniol Alcaraz (ESP) vs. Jelger Wiegersma (NLD)
    by Hanno Terbuyken
  • Blog - 7:08 p.m. - Quarterfinals: Olivier Ruel - Johan Sadeghpour
    by Jörn Martin Hajek
  • Blog - 6:37 p.m. - Decklists: The Top 8 Decks
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Blog - 6:20 p.m. - The Top 8 Player Profiles
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Blog - 5:55 p.m. - Crash Landing
    by Hanno Terbuyken



  • Day 2 Blog Archive: Draft Reports, Artist on Duty, More Side Events, Top Pro Play, and Much More!
    by Hanno Terbuyken & Jörn Martin Hajek
  • Feature: The Invitational Debate
    by Hanno Terbuyken
  • Round 13: Pods
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Round 10: Pods
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Info: Day 2 Country Breakdown
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Info: Day 2 Player List
    by Event Coverage Staff



  • Day 1 Blog Archive: Players to Watch, Photo Essay, Top Pro Play, Two-Hatted Giant, and Much More!
    by Hanno Terbuyken & Jörn Martin Hajek
  • Info: Day 1 Country Breakdown (Blue Bracket)
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Info: Day 1 Country Breakdown (Green Bracket)
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Info: Day 1 Player List (Blue Bracket)
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Info: Day 1 Player List (Green Bracket)
    by Event Coverage Staff
  • Info: Fact Sheet
    by Event Coverage Staff
 1.  Helmut Summersberger $2,400
 2.  Raphael Levy $1,700
 3.  Jelger Wiegersma $1,200
 4.  Johan Sadeghpour $1,000
 5.  Olivier Ruel $800
 6.  Aniol Alcaraz $800
 7.  Jean Charles Salvin $800
 8.  Sebastian Aljiaj $800
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  • Sunday, April 9: 5:55 p.m. - Crash Landing


  • The Top 8 draft had to be restarted with an entirely new set of first boosters after pick number 7. Jelger Wiegersma had discovered that one of the Ravnica boosters contained a Crash Landing... which is a Guildpact Uncommon! That mistake corrupted the whole draft, and since it wasn't too far into the process, the draft was restarted.


     
  • Sunday, April 9: 6:20 p.m. - The Top 8 Player Profiles


  • Olivier Ruel

    Name: Olivier Ruel
    Age: 24 1/2
    Home: Lille, France
    Greatest Magic Achievement: 5 PT T8s, 4896 GP T8s
    Quote to show how cool he is: "Hi Emilie and Cobra!"


    Sebastian Aljiaj

    Name: Sebastian Aljiaj
    Age: 19
    Home: Rosenheim, Germany
    Greatest Magic Achievement: T8 GP Vienna
    Quote to show how cool he is: -


    Jean Charles Salvin

    Name: Jean Charles Salvin
    Age: 22
    Home: Nice, France
    Greatest Magic Achievement: 4 GP T8s
    Quote to show how cool he is: "Hi to Pasquale"


    Aniol Alcaraz

    Name: Aniol Alcaraz
    Age: 20
    Home: Barcelona, Spain
    Greatest Magic Achievement: 2003 Spanish Champion, 1 GP T8
    Quote to show how cool he is: -


    Jelger Wiegersma

    Name: Jelger Wiegersma
    Age: 24
    Home: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Greatest Magic Achievement: Winning PT Seattle 2004 with his teammates, 1 PT T8, 7 GP T8s
    Quote to show how cool he is:


    Helmut Summersberger

    Name: Helmut Summersberger
    Age: 27
    Home: Salzburg
    Greatest Magic Achievement: Worlds 2000 T8, winner GP Lille 2005
    Quote to show how cool he is: "I'll lose first round."


    Johan Sadeghpour

    Name: Johan Sadeghpour
    Age: 26
    Home: Umeå, Sweden
    Greatest Magic Achievement: 3rd PT London 2005
    Quote to show how cool he is: -


    Raphael Levy

    Name: Raphael Levy
    Age: 24
    Home: Göteborg, Sweden
    Greatest Magic Achievement: "hard to say, there were so many" (We think GP Lyon Winner 97-98)
    Quote to show how cool he is: -




     
  • Sunday, April 9: 6:37 p.m. - Decklists: The Top 8 Decks










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  • Sunday, April 9: 7:08 p.m. - Quarterfinals: Olivier Ruel - Johan Sadeghpour


  • Johan Sadeghpour

    Olivier had drafted a classical Dimir-splash-red-deck, but is missing a few key cards. He had two Halcyon Glaze, but with only twelve creatures to activate them, it looked like they would miss a few attack steps.

    Johan's deck was pretty mediocre as well. He firstpicked a Selesnya Guildmage and stayed on green the whole draft, but could never figure out whether black or white should be his second main color.
    In the end, he played both.

    Olivier got to play first, and had to mulligan twice, as he didn't get any lands. He finally kept a two-land hand - but both lands were bounce lands, which could mean a great or a horrible start for him. Johan took a mulligan as well to keep it a little fair, but Olivier never drew a basic land, and a lonely Shambling Shell won the game for Johan. After the game, Olivier discovered a possible reason for his difficulty to draw lands: The deck included no basic lands. After deck-construction, a judge took his deck, and Olivier got something to eat, and assumed lands would be given to him.

    Head judge David Vogin ruled that the game would stand like it was played put, but that Olivier would receive no further penalty.

    Olivier was quite upset, as he thought the judge was partly to blame for the mistake, and requested to replay the game, but Vogin upheld his ruling.

    The ghost of Olivier Ruel

    Meanwhile, Helmut Summersberger had won Game 1 in his match against Jean Charles Savin.

    In Game 2, Olivier mulliganed again, this time because of too many lands. He kept the second hand, and a real game could start. Or could have started, if Olivier hadn't been short on mana. He got to play Surveilling Sprite and Halcyon Glaze, but they were no match to Johan's Dimir House Guard, Ghor-Clan Savage, and Siege-Wurm. Olivier shook Johan's hand, then left without a word.

    In Game 2 of the Summersberger - Salvin match, Helmut was very close to winning when I arrived. He had Tattered Drake and Golgari Rotwurm against Orzhov Euthanist and Mourning Thrull, and didn't have any difficulty riding his big beasts to victory.

    Johan Sadeghpour advanced to the semifinals and would meet Helmut Summersberger.


     
  • Sunday, April 9: 7:34 p.m. - Quarterfinals: Aniol Alcaraz (ESP) vs. Jelger Wiegersma (NLD)


  • Jelger Wiegersma

    Here we are at the quarterfinals of GP Barcelona! In the match featuring the local matador Aniol Alcaraz, Aniol wins the die roll and chooses to play first. Both players keep their hands and Tin-Street Hooligan from Aniol marks the first play of the match, the winner of which will advance to the semifinals. Jelger answers with Surveilling Sprite, Ravnica's favorite softdrink. Aniol clearly has the better start, as a Terrarion and Boros Swiftblade join his ranks.

    Both players have expressed discomfort with their decks before this match, even though Aniol is curving out prettty well as an indentured Oaf joins his side of the board. It isn't as if Jelger had no plays, though: His Veteran Armorer will make life difficult for Aniol who has drafted R/W Boros, and the Weeeeeee! Dragonauts Jelger also musters doesn't improve matters for Aniol either as long as Jelger can back them up with spells.

    The Spaniard has Shrieking Grotesque as a little air force to Jelger's almost completely flying offense. Both players continue to lay creatures which clutter the board but no beats are traded as the life totals are 18 (Jelger) to 17 (Aniol).

    Meanwhile, behind me, Olivier notices that he has no lands in his deck. (See the other feature match for details.)

    A couple of turns later, Aniol decides to break the stalemate and attacks with 2x Bloodscale Prowler (no Bloodthirst), War-Torch Goblin, Shrieking Grotesque, Boros Swiftblade, Tin-Street Hooligan and Indentured Oaf. No spells have been played yet, and Jelger blocks one Prowler with Drift, the other with Sprite, the Grotesque with Weeeeeeeeeee! Dragonauts, the Boros Swiftblade with Junktroller and the Tin-Street Hooligan with Terraformer.

    Of course, Aniol has the telegraphed Rally the Righteous, and half of the board goes to the graveyards. But Jelger rebuilds quickly with double Snapping Drake and another Drifts of Phantasm. The two Drakes take Aniol down to five life who has no way to stop the fliers and scoops.

    Aniol Alcaraz

    Aniol Alcaraz 0 - 1 Jelger Wiegersma

    In the French-German match between Raphael Levy and Sebastian Aljiaj, Levy has taken the first game. As I look over, my shoulder, Sebastian has an early Lurking Informant and three creatures too Levy's none.

    Aniol choses to start the second game and again has the early Terrarion. Jelger kicks off with Ghost Warden and Lurking Informant against Aniol's Bloodscale Prowler. Informant and Prowler trade and Aniol ups the stakes with Viashino Fangtail. The stinger is useless nonetheless against Jelger's Junktroller, which is card he "really likes", as he told me beforehand. Veteran Armorer then completely invalidates the Viashino Fangtail but enables the Bloodthirst on a Bloodscale Prowler.

    Aniol's straightforward Boros deck comes up with Boros Swiftblade and the board looks to stall out again, as Jelger has a new Terraformer for his swelling ranks.

    In the match Levy-Aljaij, the German has managed to even out the score and has taken Game 2 from Levy. The two players are in their third and decisive game where Levy just has taken the advantage with Fists of Ironwood (as far as I can tell from here).

    In the meantime, Aniol is attacking with Indentured Oaf and the pumped Bloodscale Prowler. The Prowler is blocked by Sprite pumped by Ghost Warden, and both die with Jelger coming out ahead one card. The Dutchman has Snapping Drake and gets hit by the Fangtail ping, going to 13 to Aniol's 18. The local matador tries to break through but just trades Oaf and another pumped Bloodscale Prowler for Terraformer and Snapping Drake thanks to Ghost Warden and Veteran Armorer on Jelger's side.

    Sebastian Aljiaj

    Jelger wants card advantage, or at least see more of his deck, as he transmutes a Drifts for a Compulsive Research. He attacks with Courier Hawk and it pretty much looks like he can wrap up the game long before the Fangtail's sting can kill him. Aniol makes War-Torch Goblin but Jelger now has three power in the air with Courier Hawk and Screeching Griffin that Aniol can't stop and an Izzet Chronarch to return Compulsive Research to his hand.

    Aniol has three cards in hand, outclassed by Jelger's six-card hand fueled by Consult the Necrosages. Flying beats take Aniol down three life at a time, and the Spaniard sees that his almost trick-less Boros deck cannot overcome the Veteran Armorer and assorted high-toughness creatures in Jelger's deck.

    Aniol Alcaraz 0 - 2 Jelger Wiegersma

    With the match finished, I turn my chair to the last quarterfinal that is still running: Levy vs Aljaij. It's the third game and the board is Aljaij's Greater Mossdog and Lurking Informant against Levy's three Saproling tokens (one haunted by Blind Hunter) and Twilight Drover. As I type this, Aljaij makes a Golgari Guildmage, passes the turn and Levy attacks. Sebastian (easier to type than Aljaij) blocks all three tokens and the powerful Drover gets +3/+3. "He's a winner", says Levy as Sebastian considers his options.

    The table judge tells me that the life totals are 21 for Levy and a mighty two for Sebastian. The German thinks, ponders and crumbles, extending the hand! And Raphael Levy advances to the semifinals.

    Sebastian Aljaij 1 - 2 Raphael Levy


     
  • Sunday, April 9: 8:18 p.m. - Semifinal: Raphael Levy (FRA) vs. Jelger Wiegersma (NLD)


  • The players get to look at each other's decks this time. Levy's 40 cards are a pretty straight Selesnya with a black splash, while Jelger brings a blue-based concoction to the table that is fleshed out with red and white fliers. Among them is the aptly named Weeeeeeee! Dragonauts which Levy points out with a smile.

    Raphael Levy

    Both players high-five themselces as these guys know each other from various Gps, they wish each other good luck and off they go with Jelger playing first. Elvish Skysweeper opens the dance on the green felt of the feture match table by dealing the first damage. "Aiii!" it screams from the audience as evy drops the very solid turn two Selesnya Evangel. Jelger promptly Repeals it, not wanting it to stick, but of course Levy puts it back down. No evading the Evangel!

    Jelger's tried and tested combination of Veteran Armorer and Ravnica's favorite softdrink does not impress the Frenchman too much, although he takes some time to think over his options. "Scatter?" asks Jelger, but Levy can't be read that easily - which brings him a caution from the table judge to play at a reasonable pace, even though it is an untimed match. The result of Levy's deep thinking is Benevolent Ancestor. Jelger matches that with Snapping Drake, the card that defined the archetype the Frenchman advocated in Ravnica-only draft.

    The fifth land from the top enables Levy to dispatch Jelger's Drake via Elvish Skysweeper, accompanied by a "how lucky!" from Levy himself.He re-sorts his cards on the table and Jelger asks jokingly: "Scoop?" Of course not! Levy has better things to do than scoop, and he promises Jelger to "kill you soon".

    Sandsower goes another step in that direction and Levy happily advises Jelger: "I think you can scoop now!" Jelger doesn't agree and asks for one more turn, being pretty happy with the Lightning Helix he peeled off the top of his deck and points at the Evangel. Izzet Chronarch gets the Helix back but Levy is firmly in control via tokens and Sandsower. Fists of Ironwood give Levy additional tappers and together with a Ghost Warden bring off the Convoke for a Siege Wurm.

    Jelger counts his mana: eight. Will that be enough? Levy chuckles as the Dutchman despairs, seeing no out against Levy's board full with good stuff. Levy can either tap or kill almost anything that Jelger can bring on via Sandsower or Skysweeper, but the 'Sweeper eats a Lightning Helix which takes Jelger up to 24 life.

    Levy beats with five tokens and the Siege Wurm. Chronarch and Sprite take on one token each, which get boosted by Seeds of Strength, and Jelger takes eight damage down to 16 life. Still a healthy buffer, but the board is not in his favor with Snapping Drake, Veteran Armorer and Terraformer. He transmutes a Drift for Consult the Necrosages and draws two cards, smacking Levy for two with the Snapping Drake and announcing "I win this game".

    Siege Wurm from Levy takes Jelger down to 11. He asks his opponent: "Do I have any outs?", and Levy shakes his head. Another transmuted finds Weeeeeeeeeeeee! Dragonauts as a joke, and Jelger predictably picks up his cards.

    Raphael Levy 1 - 0 Jelger Wiegersma

    Game 2. During sideboarding, Levy asks if he can look at Jelger's list again, but both the table judge and the head judge decline. Jelger has some extensive sideboarding, taking out 2x Drifts, Terraformer, Courier Hawk and Wee Dragonauts with a Mountain, a Plains and an Island. What he has brought in I couldn't see yet, but the game will most likely show this as the five-card swap looks like a partial transformation of his deck.

    Jelger's comment as the players keep their initial hands is "I'll go off turn four." Levy replies "you'll play a creature?" And as the game starts, Levy begins with turn two Selesnya Evangel, getting a "must be nice" from Jelger who only has a Snapping Drake against Levy's Evangel, Transluminant and the first token made from Levy's trademark pink sleeves.

    Jelger's Snapping Drake is joined by its twin from the Dutchman's hand, but already the signs of despair in Jelger's face become visible because Levy has the Evangel cranking out tokens like the mean machine that he is - the Evangel, not Levy. A surprise Crash Landing from Levy kills a Drake but that is replaced by Dimir Infiltrator and Ghost Warden for Jelger, who just does not have the removal in his deck to effectively combat Levy's army.

    Especially now that Levy drops a Twilight Drover, which we hear is good with tokens and has the Fists of Ironwood to go with it, Jelger looks dejected. 10 life he has to play with compared to 14 on Levy's side. Graciously, Levy offers Jelger a prize split and Jelger accepts the 20 per cent with a handshake, with Levy smiling: "That's a gift."

    Jelger Wiegersma

    Levy adds insult to the synergy with Doubling Season, quite the card in his deck, and the crowd agrees. Jelger seems to be in it only for show at this time, since even an attacking Snapping Drake doesn't put him anywhere near a good position to turn this game around. Levy pushes nine tokens and the Transluminant into the red zone, dealing seven damage after blockers to the Dutchman who thankfully had dispatched the Twilight Drover with his single Helix, a much-needed topdeck. Counting the damage he can do, Jelger declines to attack and passes the turn.

    Levy is not so cautious and throws his 11 tokens into the red zone, and it's clear that Jelger's deck is simply outclassed by the synergy Levy managed to draft. The Dutchman knows this, thanks Raphael for a nice match and shakes the finalist's hand!

    Raphael Levy 2 - 0 Jelger Wiegersma

    Asking Jelger what he boarded in for the five cards, he showed me Dimir Infiltrator, Necromancer's Magemark, Infiltrator's Magemark, Necromantic Thirst and Perplex (and three Swamps). His deck was so light on removal that he had to go "all in", as Anton Jonsson remarked, and find some more removal to get rid of Levy's synergy engine. As we saw, Levy's deck proved to strong to handle.



     
  • Sunday, April 9: 8:40 p.m. - Semifinals: Helmut Summersberger - Johan Sadeghpour


  • Johan Sadeghpour

    Helmut Summersberger was playing his favorite colors, black, blue, and red, just like in the two drafts before. He had a little splash for Streetbreaker Wurm.

    Johan Sadeghpour, still happy about his free win against Olivier Ruel, presented the same green-white-black deck as in the quarterfinals, including basic lands.

    Johan mulliganed once before Helmut got to start the action. He only had Vertigo Spawn in the early game, and Johan seemed to get a lead when he played Selesnya Guildmage. Helmut could answer with Fiery Conclusion though. Ribbons of Night on Revenant Patriarch gave Helmut a nice advantage, and soon he had two small creatures and a giant Golgari Rotwurm, while Johan only controlled lands. Helmut added Tidewater Minion and got Johan down to eight, before Johan stabilized with Siege Wurm and another Patriarch. The game slowed down, and both players seemed content to lean back and build up their sides of the board. Then in one turn, Helmut played two Hypervolt Grasp on his creatures, and threatened to kill almost all of Johan's army. Luckily for Johan, he held a Nullmage Shepherd and could get rid of the enchantments. He had to tap most of his creatures for that, which left him open for an attack that hit him down to three life. When Helmut played a third creature to sacrifice to the Rotwurm, Johan scooped.

    Helmut Summersberger

    Game 2 was a more lopsided affair. Johan had the initiative from the beginning, with Transluminant and a Douse in Gloom on Helmut's first blocker. He never lost it, and was able to deal a bit of damage almost every turn. He got a Siege Wurm that dealt damage through a blocking Tattered Drake for a while, then when the Wurm was dealt with, he had Dimir House Guard, while Helmut never drew a black creature. At the end, Selesnya Guildmage joined his cause, and Helmut soon found himself in a hopeless position.

    The third game started like the other ones, with one mulligan for Johan. Helmut got a third turn Dimir House Guard thanks to a Dimir Signet, and dealt a bit of damage while using Repeal on Johan's Transluminant twice. When he ran out of Repeals, he enchanted the Guard with Hypervolt Grasp, and held it back for blocking and pinging. Both players then kicked things up a notch, Helmut with Indentured Oaf, and Johan with Revenant Patriarch and Siege Wurm. Helmut played Ribbons of Night on the Wurm and finished it off with a ping, before attaching a second Hypervolt Grasp to the Oaf, achieving full control of the board. He took a gamble in the next round though, as he was a little low on life and saw an opening to win the turn after. He attacked Johan for six, and left only a single chump-blocker behind. Johan had no way to remove it, and congratulated Helmut on his victory.


     
  • Sunday, April 9: 9:37 p.m. - Finals: Helmut Summersberger - Raphael Levy


  • Hey Judge, watch the game!

    Both players were looking to add a second Grand Prix Title to their resumes. Helmut had won in Lille earlier this season, while Raphael's victory was nine years ago in Lyon.

    Helmut had his trademark Dimir-plus-red deck, while Raphael was playing the sealed deck combination white-green-black.

    Raphael stopped Helmut's early Orzhov Euthanist with Pillory of the Sleepless, but Helmut still had use for it, as he could sacrifice it to a Fiery Conclusion. Helmut got two fliers, Tattered Drake and Torch Drake, while Raphael was stuck with a Sandsower. The Sandsower was so lonely that Raphael was willing to discard Transluminant, Bramble Elemental, Trophy Hunter, and Seeds of Strength to Helmut's Perplex just to make sure that Fists of Ironwood hit the table. The crowd started mumbling, but Raphael explained, "it's only stuff." Helmut had removal for the Sandsower, and the Drakes finished Raphael after a few turns.

    Game 2 started off slow, both players had a few small creatures that pretty much canceled each other out. Raphael then dropped a Siege Wurm, that was huge compared to the other fighters crawling around. Helmut had to combine Dimir House Guard and Fiery Conclusion to get rid of it. Raphael amused the crowd with Doubling Season, but it went well with his Transluminant. Rain of Embers then almost cleared the board, leaving only a Spirit token for the Frenchman and a Lurking Informant for the Austrian. Torch Drake and Bramble Elemental entered a staring contest a little later, but Helmut seemed better equipped for it, as he got his Lurking Informant working voodoo magic on Raphael's library, while drawing business spells himself. Soon, Golgari Rotwurm joined his forces, and the Drake was released from its watch duties. When Helmut drew his second Fiery Conclusion, he was able to remove the Bramble Elemental, and Levy revealed a hand full of lands before congratulating Helmut.


    Helmut Summersberger defeats Raphael Levy, 2-0, and wins his second Grand Prix title of the season.


     
  • Sunday, April 9: 9:51 p.m. - Legacy tournament Top 8


  • Runner-up Oliver Satizaba (left) with the Legacy tournament winner Sergio Herrero

    The scheduled Legacy tournament in the side event area attracted 120 players today, who battled through their rounds almost totally oblivious of the main event. Sergi Herrero from Spain took home the prints of John Avon's Kamigawa block mountains and a box of Guildpact boosters, and his countryman Oliver Satizabal came second for another print and another box. Here are the Legacy Top 8 decklists (minus one missing list):


    Sergio Herrero - Treshold
    GP Barcelona Legacy Tournament - First Place


    Oliver Satizabal - R/w Vial Goblins
    GP Barcelona Legacy Tournament - Runner-Up


    Mario Ofivo - Standstill
    GP Barcelona Legacy Tournament - Finalist



    Alvaro Gonzalez - Treshold
    GP Barcelona Legacy Tournament - Finalist


    Tomeu Domenge - Vial Goblins
    GP Barcelona Legacy Tournament - Finalist


    Cristian Bloens - Mesmeric Gaea's
    GP Barcelona Legacy Tournament - Finalist



     
  • Sunday, April 9: 10:08 p.m. - Junior tournament Top 2


  • Guedj Tristan, left, and Kornelius Ronbeck

    The last event to end before the main event was the scheduled Junior Tournament for players under 16 years. The winner received a free trip to Pro Tour Prague, the format was Standard. Here are the top two finishers from the event, congratulations!



    Guedj Tristan
    GP Barcelona 2006 Junior Event Winner



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