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2001 Grand Prix Kobe

Sunday's Pictures

[view]Top 4 competitors
[view]Itaru Ishida,Grand Prix Kobe Champion
[view]Head Judge Masayuki Kunimitsus final announcement
[view]Amazing level 2 Judge, Lee Jumin from South Korea
[view]Head Judge Masayuki Kunimitsu watches over Finals
[view]Shuhei Nakamura in his Finals Match
[view]Itaru Ishida in his Finals. His long-time friend,Koichiro Maki covers his final step
[view]This is the Finals: Shuhei Nakamura vs. Itaru Isida
[view]Artist David Martin poses for the camera
[view]Semifinals:Shuhei Nakamura vs. Kei Ikeda
[view]Shuhei Nakamura considers his next move
[view]Kei Ikeda in his Semifinal Match
[view]Semifinals:Itaru Ishida vs. Takayuki Nagaoka.
[view]Takayuki Nagaoka in the Semifinals
[view]Itaru Ishida in his Semifinal Match
[view]This Grand Prix is a family affair
[view]Quarterfinals:Kei Ikeda vs. Kenshiro Ito
[view]Kenshiro Ito in his Quarterfinal Match
[view]It is the first Grand Prix top 8 for Kei Ikeda
[view]Hiroshi Kawasaki trys to defeat Itaru Ishida
[view]Itaru Ishida in the Quarterfinals
[view]Quarterfinals:Hiroshi Kawasaki vs. Itaru Ishida
[view]Quarterfinals:Takumi Hasegawa vs. Takayuki Nagaoka
[view]Takayuki Nagaoka in the Quarterfinals
[view]The only Amateur player, Takumi Hasegawa in the Quarterfinals
[view]Quarterfinals:Ryo Ogura vs. Shuhei Nakamura
[view]Ryo Ogura in the Quarterfinals
[view]Shuhei Nakamura in his Quarterfinal Match
[view]The Top 8
[view]Itaru Ishida made his first Grand Prix Top 8. His friends rushed into the Feature Match area to say Grats Youre the man
[view]Tomohiro Maruyama has just started his new work: Sideboard Writer.
[view]Kei Ikeda in Round 16
[view]Itaru Ishida is in his Round 16 Feature Match
[view]Doiuchi Yasuhiro from Sikoku area
[view]Katsuhiro Mori shuffles before the final swiss round.
[view]Koichiro Maki in Action. Punish the Cheaters
[view]Feature Match Round 16: Yasuhiro Doiuchi vs. Itaru Ishida.Both has chance to make top 8.
[view]Feature Match Round 16: Katsuhiro Mori vs. Koichiro Maki
[view]Oh... Kenichi Fujita vs. Masayuki Higashino outside of the Feature Match area
[view]Feature Match Round 15:Tadayoshi Komiya vs. Jun Nobushita
[view]Tadayoshi Komiya is waiting for Nobushitas shuffle
[view]Jun Nobushita shuffles
[view]Feature Match Round 14: Tsutomu Yamada vs. Michihisa Onoda
[view]Former National team member,Michihisa Onoda
[view]Tsutomu Yamada from Osaka in his Feature Match
[view]Feature Match Round 14: Hiroto Watanabe vs. Kenichi Fujita
[view]Kenichi Fujita is now 9-4. But he still has a chance to make money finish
[view]The Finalist at APAC Championship 2000, Hiroto Watanabe in his Feature Match
[view]Round 13 Feature Match:Ogura vs. Nagaoka
[view]Jun Nobushita suggests He will make it.I strongly feel so.That is this young guy, Ryo Ogura.
[view]Takayuki Nagaoka is now the only 12-0 score. Can this young boy stop him
[view]Itaru Ishida, on his way to the Top 8, against Fukata
[view]Fukata in his Round 13 Feature Match
[view]Round 13 Feature Match:Fukata Takamasa vs. Itaru Ishida
[view]Ryo Abe
[view]Feature Match Round 12:Keiichiro Nonishi vs. Jun Nobushita
[view]In this event,there are two Min-su Kims. This one is the finalist of Japanese Nationals and the other made Top 8 at Korean Nationals.
[view]Takao Higaki smiles
[view]Jun Nobushita before his Feature Match against Nonishi
[view]Keiichiro Nonishi in his Feature Match
[view]The match of Koichiro Maki versus Yudai Yamazaki was a draw
[view]Head Judge please
[view]Hiroto Watanabe in his Day 2 competition
[view]Koichiro Maki stares at his opponents shuffle
[view]Nick Wong, the only non-Japanese competitor in Day 2
[view]Tomohide Sasakawa asks his opponent, Your life total
[view]Secret Feature Match: Takuma Morofuji vs. Keiichiro Nonishi
[view]Masayuki Higashino is known well as blackmaster. Of course, hes piloting his Phyrexian Arena.
[view]Round 11 Feature Match: Masayuki Higashino vs. Katsuhiro Mori. A mirror match
[view]Our Rookie of the Year, Katsu Mori
[view]A highly-respected deck builder, Takayuki Nagaoka in his Round 11 Feature Match
[view]Is Kei Suzuki able to be our next star
[view]Round 11 Feature Match: Kei Suzuki vs. Takayuki Nagaoka. Both players are at an amazing 10-0
[view]Crazy Sideboard Writers are here
[view]Ron Foster shows us just how big 4,396 result entry slip from day 1 are when stacked up.
[view]Tsutomu Yamada prays for his next draw
[view]Takatsugu Adachi from Nagoya
[view]Ryo Ogura from Nagoya
[view]Amazing 9-0 Guys in their first step of Day 2.
[view]Feature Match Round 10: Tadayoshi Komiya vs. Kazuo Imura
[view]Feature Match Round 10: Jinpei Hassaku vs. Itaru Ishida
[view]Tadayoshi Komiya shuffles in his Round 10 Feature Match
[view]Kazuo Masao-chan Imura in his first ever Feature Match
[view]Unbelievable... Its his first time Day-2 competition of Constructed Grand Prix
[view]Jinpei Hassaku plays his Red-Green, known as Steroid

Saturday's Pictures

[view]They made an amazing 9-0 on Day 1. Kei Suzuki,Junya Izumi,Ryosuke Kodani and Takayuki Nagaoka from left
[view]Can Mori-Katsu make Day 2 ...It is not Feature Match,but everyone is interested in the Match of our Rookie
[view]Score leaders of Day 1.We can find Min-su Kim at Table 1
[view]Round 9 Feature match:Jinpei Hassaku vs. Takamasa Fukata
[view]Jinpei Hassaku consentrates on his hand
[view]Takamuasa Fukata in his Casual style
[view]Round 9 Feature Match:Masaya Mori vs. Ryoma Shiozu
[view]Masaya Mori in his Feature Match of Day 1
[view]Ryoma Shiozu looks kinda nervous... I see,his opponent is Masaya Mori.
[view]Djinn Okamoto,Masahiko Morita and Tsuyoshi Fujita... All of them couldnt make 7-2.We cant see them tomorrow.
[view]Reiji Ando is in Round 8
[view]Ryo Suzuoki manages the Judge-Certification area, for our new judges.
[view]Feature Match Round 8:Hiroshi Kawasaki vs. Min-su Kim
[view]A player from Osaka, Hiroshi Kawasaki looks relaxed before his match
[view]Min-su Kim stares in his Round 8 Feature Match
[view]Feature Match Round 8:Takuichi Harino vs. Alex Shvartsman
[view]Takuichi Harino got great chance to defeat Alex Shvartsman
[view]Alex Shvartsman in his Feature Match
[view]The highly-respected Koichiro Maki. He leads Tokyo-Areas IBC study by his personal-planned tournament recently
[view]Takayuki Nagaoka in Round 7
[view]Round 7 Feature Match:Tsuyoshi Ikeda vs. Kenichi Fujita
[view]Kenichi plays his Green-Blue-Red
[view]Tsuyoshi Ikeda meets his former Team mate ,Kenichi Fujita
[view]Round 7 Feature Match:Kentaro Yuasa vs. Takamasa Fukata
[view]Kentaro Yuasa against Fukata
[view]Takamasa Fukata in his Round 7 Feature Match
[view]Finalist of 2001 Nationals, Min-su Kin in his Round 6
[view]Alex Shvartsman signed on his result-entry slip
[view]Aono of Hobby Japan manages the incredible event named GP Kobe
[view]Round 6 Feature Match:Michihisa Onoda vs. Hatman
[view]Michihisa Onoda in his Feature Match
[view]Satoshi Nakamura pilots his Necro-deck. That means Phyrexian Arena
[view]Masashiro Kuroda is well known as a deck-builder
[view]Hiroaki Hoshino, a rising star in Tokyo
[view]Round 6 Feature Match:Masashiro Kuroda vs. Hiroaki Hoshino
[view]Mike Long ,in the Shirts of team-Fireball comes almost every event in Japan now.Also you can get his autograph on your Rootwater Thief.
[view]Feature Match Area
[view]Jun Nobushita is thinking
[view]Korean Zhin Chang C. is now ready.
[view]Satoshi Hatman Nakamura in his Feature Match
[view]Tomohiro Desk Maruyama against Tsukamoto
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto in his Feature Match
[view]Round 5 Feature Match:Toshiki Tsukamoto vs. Tomohiro Maruyama
[view]Round 5 Feature Match:Zhin Chang C. vs. Satoshi Nakamura
[view]Keita Mori, the Japanese Editor of Sideboard
[view]Kageyama John Taro in his Round 4
[view]Djinn Okamoto casts his Restock and searches the target
[view]Fukata Takamasa
[view]Hatman considers his hand
[view]Toshiki Tsukamoto in Round 4
[view]Ron Foster and Masayuki Kunimitsu talk about important judgements
[view]Eisaku Itadani in Round 4
[view]Hiroshi Harada plays his land
[view]Masashiro Kuroda checks his opening hand
[view]Jinpei Hassakku in Round 4
[view]Masahiko Morita in Round 4
[view]Sideboard writer Josh Bennett is hard at work
[view]An amazing match: Tsuyoshi Fujita vs. Masaya Mori
[view]Tsuyoshi Fujita is ready
[view]Masaya Mori in Round 4
[view]This is a Feature Match best friends are now rivals.
[view]Itaru Ishida is waiting for his Round 4 Feature Match against his long-time friend Kenichi Fujita
[view]Kenichi Fujita,the Great Giant from Tokyo in Round 4
[view]Tomoharu Saitou shuffles
[view]Tsuyoshi Ikeda in his Round 3
[view]Alex Shvartsman, why dont you play
[view]Nick Wong in Round 3
[view]Kazuya Shitamura
[view]Round 3 Feature Match:Kazuya Shitamura vs. Masayuki Higashino
[view]Former National Champion Masayuki Higashino shuffles
[view]Hakaru Nagao in Round 3
[view]Former National Champion Tsuyoshi Douyama in the Feature Match Area
[view]Round 3 Feature Match:Hakaru Nagao vs. Tsuyoshi Douyama
[view]2000-2001 Rookie of the Year, Katsuhiro Mori is now interested in the GP Kobe Title
[view]Big Names around the Smoking area: Kenichi Fujita ,Koichiro Maki and Masaya Mori
[view]This is another third of the field... The field is simply too BIG to fit in one picture.
[view]1350 People Not quite... This is only a third of the field
[view]Artist David Martin has his fan.
[view]Waiting for the artist to sign
[view]Naoki L Higono
[view]Round 2 Feature Match:Tomohiro Tatsumi vs. Naoki Higono
[view]Osamu Fujita
[view]Round 2 Feature Match:Katsuya Kawai vs. Osamu Fujita
[view]Tsuyoshi Rolly Fujita
[view]Round 1 Feature Match:Kazumi Yamabe vs. Hiroshi the President Watanabe
[view]Japanese Magazine, Game Gather Editors Here
[view]Round 1 Feature Match:Akira Wakuri vs. Yuta Wada
[view]Japanese Writers are hard at work,Kenji Matsui and Chikara Hayashi
[view]Ron Foster from Wizards
[view]Artist David Martin gave us his perfect smile
[view]More competitors than you can shake a really big stick at. Insanity
[view]Head Judge Masayuki Lancer Kunimitsu announces that GP Kobe has set an attendance record: 1350 players
[view]Takashi Aida and Adrian Teh
[view]Kobe International Exhibition Hall
[view]Tsuyoshi Fujita and Masaya Mori discuss their Secret Tech

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