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Photo Coverage of 2000 Asia Pacific Championship

Player Pictures

[view]The Top 8 from the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]The Top 8 from the Hong Kong Open
[view]Masaya Mori holds his trophy up
[view]Masaya Mori shows off his trophy
[view]Tobey Tamber, Hong Kong Open Champion
[view]Masaya Mori, 2000 Asia Pacific Champion
[view]Masaya Mori celebrates his victory
[view]Masaya Mori Plows Under Hiroto Watanabe in the finals as he did to his opponents all weekend
[view]Hiroto Watanabe looks at the game situation in the finale
[view]Sideboarding takes on an added importance in the finals
[view]Masaya Mori studies his opponent in the finals
[view]The finals of the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship played out in front of a crowd
[view]The Finals of the Hong Kong Open
[view]Hong Kong Open Finalist Soon Lye Ng
[view]Hong Kong Open Champion Tobey Tamber
[view]Hiroto Watanabe defeated Ittoku Tanaka, 3-2, in this semifinal match.
[view]Masaya Mori defeated Sam Ward, 3-0, in this semifinal match
[view]Masaya Mori plays Sam Ward in the semifinals
[view]Sam Ward plays Masaya Mori in the semifinals
[view]Ittoku Tanaka plays Hiroto Watanabe in the semifinals
[view]Hiroto Watanabe plays Ittoku Tanaka in the semifinals
[view]The board situation in the Watanabe-Tanaka semifinal match
[view]Masaya Mori defeated Doctor Wong, 3-0, in this quarterfinal match
[view]Sam Ward defeated Koichiro Maki, 3-1, in this quarterfinal match
[view]Hiroto Watanabe defeated Chi Fai Teddy Ng, 3-1, in this quarterfinal match
[view]Doctor Wong awaits his opponents next play.
[view]Masaya Mori considers his hand
[view]Masaya Mori plays a card
[view]Koichiro Maki plays Sam Ward in the quarterfinals
[view]Sam Ward plays Koichiro Maki in the quarterfinals
[view]Satoshi Nakamura plays Ittoku Tanaka in the quarterfinals
[view]Ittoku Tanaka plays Satoshi Nakamura in the quarterfinals
[view]Masaya Mori plays Doctor Wong in the quarterfinals
[view]Doctor Wong plays Masaya Mori in the quarterfinals
[view]Chi Fai Teddy Ng plays Hiroto Watanabe in the quarterfinals
[view]Hiroto Watanabe plays Chi Fai Teddy Ng in the quarterfinals
[view]The Top 8 on stage
[view]Ittoku Tanaka, the first seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Masaya Mori, the second seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Sam Ward, the third seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Hiroto Watanabe, the fourth seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Chi Fai Teddy Ng, the fifth seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Koichiro Maki, the sixth seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Doctor Wong, the seventh seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Satoshi Nakamura, the eighth seed after the swiss rounds
[view]Henry Stern brings the trivia to Hong Kong
[view]One word explains Jaimes Wests face: Durian.
[view]Kenichi Fujita
[view]Koichiro Maki
[view]Koichiro Maki faces two-time Grand Prix winner Kenichi Fujita in a Round Eleven Feature Match
[view]Japanese Pro Tour regular Itaru Ishida
[view]Satoshi Nakamura in round ten
[view]Satoshi Nakamura faces Itaru Ishida in this Round Ten Feature Match
[view]Guests
[view]Taiwans Doctor Wong
[view]Malaysias Au Yeong Weng Kwong
[view]Aw Yeong Weng Kwong faces Doctor Wong in this Round Nine Feature Match
[view]The Hong Kong Open drew a strong selection of players from across Hong Kong
[view]James Lee judges the Hong Kong Open
[view]Play in the Hong Kong Open was intense.
[view]The Hong Kong Open ran concurrently with the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]Competitors in the Hong Kong Open
[view]Satoshi Nakamura and Itaru Ishida shake hands for the camera
[view]Playing in a feature match is stressful, even for Pro Tour competitors like Doctor Wong
[view]Round Nines feature match was full of action
[view]With only four rounds to go, the competitors in this Round Nine Feature Match were equally determined.
[view]Hong Kong local Chi Fai Teddy Ng seems to have taken up a permanent position on table 1.
[view]Defending APAC champion Masaya Mori is 8-1 and in 2nd place with just three rounds to go.
[view]One good thing about having a Magic tournament in a mall is that lots of people wander by to see whats going on and demo the game.
[view]Michael Campbell faces Toshiki Tsukamoto in this Round Eight Feature Match
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto defeated Michael Campbell, 2-0
[view]Michael Campbell
[view]The beautiful and ornate trophies await the victors
[view]Wing Lok Tam vs. Robin Hee Tee Pong
[view]Wing Lok Tam
[view]Robin Hee Tee Pong
[view]Wing Lok Tam locked Robin Hee Tee Pong to win their Round Eight Feature Match
[view]Wing Lok Tam in his Round Eight Feature Match against Robin Hee Tee Pong
[view]Robin Hee Tee Pong in his Round Eight Feature Match against Wing Lok Tam
[view]Hong Kongs Chi Fai Ng didnt lose a match on day one.
[view]Masaya Mori in Round Six
[view]The Round Six Feature Match between Masaya Mori and Chi Fai Ng.
[view]Chi Fai Ng tries to run his record to a perfect 6-0 on day one.
[view]Japans Satoshi Nakamura
[view]Australia Michael Doecke
[view]Michael Doecke plays Satoshi Nakamura in this Round Five Feature Match.
[view]Satoshi Nakamura is always stylish.
[view]Defending APAC champion Masaya Mori has had a rough schedule, but so far hes been up to the challenge. In rounds 3, 4, and 5 hes been forced to play against 2000 Japanese National champion Tsuyoshi Douyama, 2000 Invitational competitor Koichiro Maki, and 2000 Australian National champion Stephen Campbell. His record so far 5-0.
[view]Opening Ceremonies included many percussion instruments.
[view]Kei Ikeda
[view]Australian National Champion Stephen Campbell
[view]Stephen Campbell and Kei Ikeda in their Round Four Feature Match.
[view]Stephen Campbell and Masaya Mori draft.
[view]The second draft of the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship.
[view]Masaya Mori in the second draft of the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]Stephen Campbell in the second draft of the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]Tsuyoshi Douyama plays Masaya Mori in this Round Three Feature Match.
[view]Masaya Mori plays Tsuyoshi Douyama in this Round Three Feature Match.
[view]Jonathan Chan won this Round 2 Feature Match against Dane Coltman.
[view]The match doesnt appear to be going well for Dane Coltman.
[view]Dane Coltman plays Jonathan Chan in their Round 2 Feature Match.
[view]Did Eric Taylor move to Australia No, the edt lookalike in this photo is actually Australian National champion Stephen Campbell who learned how to draft in Costa Mesa, California, by the way.
[view]132 players from 10 different countries are competing in this weekends APAC championship.
[view]Nick Wong is one of many Magic players with a lucky stuffed animal.
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto plays Koichiro Maki
[view]The match between Koichiro Maki and Toshiki Tsukamoto
[view]Koichiro Maki plays Toshiki Tsukamoto
[view]The first draft of the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]Koichiro Maki builds his deck for the first round
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto builds his deck for the first round.
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto and Koichiro Maki, two of the highest-profile players in the tournament, drafted side-by-side in the first draft.
[view]Koichiro Maki drafts to begin the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto drafts to begin the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship

Site Pictures

[view]A man with a bird
[view]The lovely city of Hong Kong
[view]The Hollywood Plaza, site of the 2000 Asia Pacific Championship
[view]Opening Ceremonies included flags from all the participating nations.
[view]Opening Ceremonies included acrobats.
[view]Opening Ceremonies included gymnastics.
[view]Opening Ceremonies included dancing.
[view]Opening Ceremonies included cymbals.
[view]Opening Ceremonies included drums.
[view]This is the view the players have whenever they look up.
[view]The APAC Championships are being held inside the Plaza Hollywood Mall.

Staff Pictures

[view]Wizards of the Coast staffers pose for a picture at the end of the tournament
[view]Head Judge Chris Zantides lays down the law
[view]Wizards of the Coast staff members take part in the lavish opening ceremonies
[view]John Matson, artist for Tradewind Riders among others.
[view]Therese Nielsen was popular in Asia even before she illustrated the APAC lands.
[view]Wizards Research and Development member and former Pro Tour player Henry Stern is here gunslinging. Stern was the lead designer for Portal - Three Kingdoms.
[view]Head Judge Chris Zantides has almost completely lost his voice this weekend so Collin jackson is following him around and making all the announcements that need to be made.
[view]Several Wizards employees flew in from Seattle for this event. From the left thats photographer Craig Cudnohufsky, gunslinger Henry Stern, and Sideboard reporter Randy Buehler.
[view]Head judge Chris Zantides looks on as judges Ron Foster and Collin Jackson discuss a ruling.
[view]Lots of high quality judges are on hand and looking forward to helping out with this prestigious event.


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