1999 Magic: The Gathering World Championships

Welcome to Sideboard Online's ongoing coverage of the 1999 Magic: The Gathering World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Congratulations to Kai Budde - the 1999 Magic: The Gathering World Champion!

Last update: Sunday, August 8, 1:45 AM PDT (Sunday, August 8, 5:45 PM Tokyo)

Final Individual Standings
Final Team Standings

TOP 8 INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION
 
INFORMATION

Player List
DCI Errata for Worlds

Player Information Document

TOP DECKS
Team Finals Standard Decks
Overall Top 8 Standard Decks
Top 8 Standard Decks
Standard Deck Types
Overall Top 8 Extended Decks
Top 8 Extended Decks
MULTIMEDIA

Finals and Award Ceremony Pictures
Finals Stage Video Clip
Team Finals Pictures
Semifinals Pictures
Quarterfinals Pictures
Pictures from Saturday
Judge Staff Pictures
First Draft Pictures
First Draft Video Clip
Signed Worlds Playmat (Video Clip, Picture)
Pictures from Thursday
Opening Ceremony Pictures
National Flag Pictures
Pictures of the Drummers Opening Ceremony Video Clips (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5)

LINKS
The Dojo Worlds Coverage
New Wave Worlds Coverage

After the 3 days and 18 rounds of grueling competition, the Top 8 will playoff in a single-elimination finals using their Standard decks from Day 1.

Finals Results

Kai Budde (6) defeated Mark Le Pine (5), 3-0
Finals Recap

Seminfinals Results

Mark Le Pine (5) defeated Matt Linde (8), 3-2
Kai Budde (6) defeated Raffaele Lo Moro (2), 3-0
Semifinals Recap

Quarterfinals Results

Matt Linde (8) defeated Jakub Slemr (1), 3-2
Mark Le Pine (5) defeated Gary Wise (4), 3-1
Raffaele Lo Moro (2) defeated Nicolai Herzog (7), 3-1
Kai Budde (6) defeated Jamie Parke (3), 3-1
 
DAY 4 - TEAM COMPETITION
 

Overall team performance is a combination of individual and team matches. Each team receives 3 points for each match a team member wins during Day 1, 2 and 3. Each team receives 6 points for each match a team member wins on Day 4. Day four features six rounds of Urza block Sealed Deck. The Top 2 teams will playoff using Standard decks.

Finals Result

USA defeated Germany, 2-1
Team Finals Recap

Swiss Rounds

Team Standings After Individual Competition
Round 1: Pairings, Standings
Round 2: Pairings, Standings
Round 3: Pairings, Standings
Round 4: Pairings, Standings
Round 5: Pairings, Standings
Round 6: Pairings, Standings
 
DAY 3 - EXTENDED

Day three of Worlds features six rounds of Extended competition. In Extended play, competitors may use cards from Revised and The Dark forward.

Round 13: Pairings, Standings
Round 14: Pairings, Standings
Round 15: Pairings, Standings, Team Standings
Round 16: Pairings, Standings
Round 17: Pairings, Standings
Round 18: Pairings, Standings, Team Standings
Day 3 Only Standings
DAY 2 - ROCHESTER DRAFT

Day two of Worlds features six rounds of Urza Block Rochester Draft. Players draft from Urza's Saga, Urza's Legacy, and Urza's Destiny - once before round 7 and again before round 10.

First Draft Pod Assignments
Second Draft Pod Assignments
Round 7: Pairings, Standings
Round 8: Pairings, Standings
Round 9: Pairings, Standings
Round 10: Pairings, Standings
Round 11: Pairings, Standings
Round 12: Pairings, Standings, Team Standings
Day 2 Only Standings
DAY 1 - STANDARD

Day one of Worlds features six rounds of Standard competition. In Standard play, competitors may use cards from Classic (Sixth Edition), Tempest, Stronghold, Exodus, Urza's Saga, Urza's Legacy, and Urza's Destiny.

Round 1: Pairings, Standings
Round 2: Pairings, Standings
Round 3: Pairings, Standings
Round 4: Pairings
Round 5: Pairings, Standings
Round 6: Pairings, Standings, Team Standings
Day 1 Only Standings


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