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2001 Grand Prix Amsterdam Coverage

Chris Benafel has won 2001 Grand Prix Amsterdam, coming out on top of a 641-person field. The Top 8 included such Pro Tour luminaries as Rookie of the Year Brian Davis, 1998 Pro Tour-Los Angeles winner David Price, Daniel O'Mahoney-Schwartz (who finished fourth; the same finish his brother Steve got last week in New Orleans), and Antoine Ruel. The host country was represented by Menno Dolstra and Alexander Witt fighting for the Netherlands. Benafel defeated Spaniard Xavier Curto Vives in the finals.

Top 8 Final Standing

 1.  Chris Benafel (USA)$2,400
 2.  Xavier Curto Vives (Spain)$1,700
 3.  Brian Davis(USA)$1,200
 4.  Daniel OMS (USA)$1,000
 5.  David Price (USA)$800
 6.  Antoine Ruel (France)$800
 7.  Menno Dolstra (Netherlands)$800
 8.  Alexander Witt (Netherlands)$800

(Click here for complete final standings)

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals   Champion
1 Brian Davis   Brian Davis, 2-1        
8 Alexander Witt   Chris Benafel, 2-0
4 Antoine Ruel   Chris Benafel, 2-0   Chris Benafel, 2-0
5 Chris Benafel    
2 Daniel O'Mahoney-Schwartz   Dan OMS, 2-0
7 Menno Dolstra   Xavier Curto Vives, 2-1
3 David Price   Xavier Curto Vives, 2-1
6 Xavier Curto Vives    

Kim Eikefet's Coverage of Grand Prix Amsterdam

Photo Coverage: By Day / By Subject