2008 Pro Tour Player of the Year

Updated December 22, 2008

Magic: the Gathering Pro Tour
Congratulations to Shuhei Nakamura, the 2008 Player of the Year!

The player with the most pro points over the course of a season is identified as the Pro Player of the Year. In addition to the title, the Pro Player of the Year receives invitations to certain tournaments throughout the next season. That player also receives travel and accommodations to each of the next season’s Pro Tour events and to the World Championships.

This page shows all players who have received at least 10 Pro Points in the 2008 season.

Place First Name Last Name Country Pro Points
1 Shuuhei Nakamura Japan 70
2 Olivier Ruel France 58
2 Luis Scott-Vargas United States 58
4 Marcio Carvalho Portugal 50
4 Tomoharu Saitou Japan 50
6 Paul Cheon United States 45
7 Raphael Levy France 44
8 Martin Juza Czech Republic 43
9 Paulo Vitor da Rosa Brazil 42
10 Guillaume Wafo-tapa France 41
11 Manuel Bucher Switzerland 40
11 Mario Pascoli Italy 40
13 Tsuyoshi Ikeda Japan 39
14 Yuuta Takahashi Japan 38
14 Robert van Medevoort Netherlands 38
16 Makihito Mihara Japan 37
16 Jamie Parke United States 37
16 Matej Zatlkaj Slovak Republic 37
19 Yong Han Choo Singapore 35
19 Antti Malin Finland 35
19 Jan Ruess Germany 35
22 Joel Calafell Spain 33
22 Charles Gindy United States 33
22 Marijn Lybaert Belgium 33
22 Yoshitaka Nakano Japan 33
22 Gabriel Nassif France 33
22 Aaron Nicastri Australia 33
28 Jan Doise Belgium 32
28 Sebastian Thaler Germany 32
30 Jon Finkel United States 31
30 Frank Karsten Netherlands 31
30 Nicolay Potovin Russian Federation 31
30 Brandon Scheel United States 31
30 Gerry Thompson United States 31
35 Shingou Kurihara Japan 30
35 Koutarou Ootsuka Japan 30
35 Yuuya Watanabe Japan 30
38 William Cavaglieri Italy 29
38 Shuu Komuro Japan 29
38 Kenny Oberg Sweden 29
41 Hannes Kerem Estonia 28
41 Nico Bohny Switzerland 27
41 Remi Fortier France 27
41 Mateusz Kopec Poland 27
45 Carlos Amaya Troncoso Colombia 26
45 Akira Asahara Japan 26
45 Luiz Guilherme De Michielli Brazil 26
45 Osamu Fujita Japan 26
45 Jelger Wiegersma Netherlands 26
45 Adam Yurchick United States 26
51 Tyler Mantey United States 25
51 Masashi Oiso Japan 25
51 Kenji Tsumura Japan 25
54 Jonathan Bergström Sweden 24
54 Willy Edel Brazil 24
54 Michael Jacob United States 24
54 Carlos Romão Brazil 24
54 Shouta Yasooka Japan 24
59 Samuel Black United States 23
59 Justin Cheung Australia 23
59 Kazuya Mitamura Japan 23
59 Johan Sadeghpour Sweden 23
59 Steven Sadin United States 23
59 Helmut Summersberger Austria 23
59 Gaudenis Vidugiris United States 23
66 Christophe Gregoir Belgium 22
66 Mike Hron Netherlands Antilles 22
66 Matthias Künzler Switzerland 22
66 Tim Landale United States 22
66 Tommi Lindgren Switzerland 22
66 Lasse Nørgaard Denmark 22
72 Julio Bernabe Chile 21
72 Masaya Kitayama Japan 21
72 Grgur Petric Maretic Croatia (Hrvatska) 21
72 Oliver Polak-Rottmann Austria 21
72 Philipp Summereder Austria 21
72 Taylor Webb United States 21
72 Arnost Zidek Czech Republic 21
79 Wai Kin Au Yong Malaysia 20
79 Petr Brozek Czech Republic 20
79 Gerard Fabiano United States 20
79 Patrizio Golia Italy 20
79 Jun'ya Iyanaga Japan 20
79 Dan Lanthier Canada 20
79 David Larsson Sweden 20
79 Brandon Lau Australia 20
79 Andre Mueller Germany 20
79 Chikara Nakajima Japan 20
79 JONATHAN RANDLE Great Britain 20
79 Antoine Ruel France 20
79 Omar Sagol Spain 20
92 Jan Brodzak Czech Republic 19
92 Mattias Kettil Sweden 19
92 Tsz Yeung Lam Hong Kong 19
92 Benjamin Lundquist United States 19
92 Jose Nasiff Venezuela 19
92 Pascal Vieren Belgium 19
98 David Irvine United States 18
98 Masami Kaneko Japan 18
98 Ji-Hoon Lee Korea (South) 18
98 David Reitbauer Austria 18
102 David Besso Italy 17
102 Vagner Casatti Brazil 17
102 Patrick Chapin United States 17
102 David Jensen Denmark 17
102 Aj Sacher United States 17
102 Rasmus Sibast Denmark 17
102 Bram Snepvangers Netherlands 17
102 Christopher Wolf Austria 17
102 Stuart Wright Great Britain 17
111 Rune Martens Andersen Denmark 16
111 Ognjen Cividini Croatia (Hrvatska) 16
111 Nikolaus Eigner Austria 16
111 Michael Gurney United States 16
111 Adam Katz South Africa 16
111 shi tian lee Hong Kong 16
111 Theodoros Liapatis Greece 16
111 Tero Niemi Finland 16
111 Carlos Pal Costa Rica 16
111 Eduardo Sajgalik Great Britain 16
111 Ming Xu China 16
122 Iurii Babych Ukraine 15
122 Alex Bakopoulos Greece 15
122 Roland Bode Germany 15
122 André Coimbra Portugal 15
122 Nuno Costa Portugal 15
122 Igor Gurov Ukraine 15
122 Michal Hebky Czech Republic 15
122 Mark Herberholz United States 15
122 Cynic Kim Korea (South) 15
122 Filippo Kratter Italy 15
122 Olaf Krzikalla Germany 15
122 Christophe Peyronnel France 15
122 Fabio Reinhardt Germany 15
122 Asaf Shomer Israel 15
122 Terry Soh Malaysia 15
122 Harald Stein Germany 15
122 Marko Stokelj Slovenia 15
122 Akihiro Takakuwa Japan 15
122 Filip Valis Slovak Republic 15
122 Ruud Warmenhoven Netherlands 15
142 Joaquin Alvarez Rivera Argentina 14
142 janus bossow Denmark 14
142 Kin Leong Chong Malaysia 14
142 Zack Hall United States 14
142 Alex Majlaton United States 14
142 Tomek Pedrakowski Poland 14
142 Alexander Privalov Russian Federation 14
142 Naoki Shimizu Japan 14
142 Stewart Shinkins Ireland 14
142 Denis Sinner Germany 14
142 Hironobu Sugaya Japan 14
142 Aleksa Telarov Serbia 14
142 Cedomir Vojnovic Serbia 14
155 Andras Balogh Hungary 13
155 Evelio Barrios Colombia 13
155 Damian Buckley Argentina 13
155 Jose Carvajal Panama 13
155 plato chan Hong Kong 13
155 Antonino De Rosa United States 13
155 Christian Flaaten Norway 13
155 Matt Hansen United States 13
155 Jason Imperiale United States 13
155 Kai Yip Lee Hong Kong 13
155 Daniel Martin Bermejo Spain 13
155 Axel Martinez Mexico 13
155 Stephen Murray Great Britain 13
155 John Penick United States 13
155 Florian Pils Germany 13
155 Sebastian Pozzo Argentina 13
155 Eugeni Sanchez Spain 13
155 Adrian Saredo Argentina 13
155 Fabian Sjöblom Sweden 13
155 Sam Stein United States 13
155 Stjepan Sucic Croatia (Hrvatska) 13
155 Tom van Lamoen Netherlands 13
177 Saul Aguado Spain 12
177 Emir Alimoglu Turkey 12
177 Giancarlo Arbulú Peru 12
177 Daniel Bretherton New Zealand 12
177 Gene Brumby New Zealand 12
177 Mark Conkle United States 12
177 Kamiel Cornelissen Netherlands 12
177 Melissa DeTora United States 12
177 Carlos Fernandez Baillo Spain 12
177 Simon Görtzen Germany 12
177 Daniel Gräfensteiner Germany 12
177 Nicolai Herzog Norway 12
177 Andres Higuera Colombia 12
177 Conor Kerr Northern Ireland 12
177 Dmitry Kholyavko Ukraine 12
177 Anton Lunau Denmark 12
177 André Moshølen Norway 12
177 Andreas Müller Germany 12
177 Ferenc Nagy Hungary 12
177 manisa njegomir Croatia (Hrvatska) 12
177 Matteo Orsini Jones Great Britain 12
177 Cristiam Padilla Vargas Mexico 12
177 Raul Porojan Germany 12
177 Danilo Prieto Puerto Rico 12
177 Pedro Rodriguez United States 12
177 Mark Schwass Switzerland 12
177 Daniel Sheppard Slovenia 12
177 Veerapat Sirilertvorakul Thailand 12
177 Fernando Solorzano Costa Rica 12
177 Jonathan Sonne United States 12
177 Owen Turtenwald United States 12
177 Arjan van Leeuwen Netherlands 12
177 Jacob Van Lunen United States 12
177 Ben Wienburg United States 12
211 Orr Bildner Israel 11
211 Anders Bjv?rkheim Norway 11
211 Marcello Calvetto Italy 11
211 Ziming Chen Netherlands 11
211 Jason Chung New Zealand 11
211 Jasar Elarar Canada 11
211 Giusti Emanuele Italy 11
211 Antonis Fyssas Greece 11
211 Christopher Greene United States 11
211 Zac Hill United States 11
211 Rondy Krish Singapore 11
211 Ding Leong Singapore 11
211 Vahur-Peeter Liin Estonia 11
211 Rogier Maaten Netherlands 11
211 Bayani Manansala Philippines 11
211 Quentin Martin Great Britain 11
211 Yann Massicard France 11
211 Fried Meulders Belgium 11
211 Makoto Nagashima Japan 11
211 Matthew Ogier New Zealand 11
211 Evangelos Papatsarouchas Greece 11
211 Uri Peleg Israel 11
211 Rodrigo Renedo Spain 11
211 Alejandro Rico Bleda Spain 11
211 Krzysiek Rozycki Poland 11
211 Tine Rus Slovenia 11
211 Chapman Sim Singapore 11
211 Lee Steht United States 11
211 Dalibor Szegho Slovak Republic 11
211 Takayuki Takagi Japan 11
211 Sami Tuomi Finland 11
211 Marsh Usary United States 11
211 Josh Utter-Leyton United States 11
211 Juan Veliz Chile 11
245 Marcel Arndt Switzerland 10
245 Giulio Barra Italy 10
245 Frantisek Bina Czech Republic 10
245 Dinis Binnema Portugal 10
245 Armin Birner Austria 10
245 Richard Bland Great Britain 10
245 Nikolay Bogdev Bulgaria 10
245 Francisco Braga Brazil 10
245 Kenneth Castor United States 10
245 Sirichai Chaisuthamporn Thailand 10
245 Bernardo Da Costa Cabral Belgium 10
245 Robert Darnhofer Germany 10
245 Hugo de Jong Netherlands 10
245 David Felske Canada 10
245 Romain Fenaux-briot France 10
245 Dale Fienberg South Africa 10
245 Rolando Flores Bolivia 10
245 Alvise Gorghetto Italy 10
245 Brian Grady Chile 10
245 Sami Häggkvist Finland 10
245 Marvin Hsiao South Africa 10
245 Christoph Huber Switzerland 10
245 RUDDY IVAN JIMENEZ Dominican Republic 10
245 Jun Hee Kang Korea (South) 10
245 Chris Lachmann United States 10
245 Csaba Lampert Hungary 10
245 Gaetan Lefebvre France 10
245 Pierre Malherbaud France 10
245 Masahiko Morita Japan 10
245 Petr Nahodil Czech Republic 10
245 Isidor Nikolic Serbia 10
245 Chris Pait United States 10
245 Maciej Pasek Poland 10
245 Tadas Savicius Lithuania 10
245 Niv Shmuely Israel 10
245 John Sittner United States 10
245 Kiril Stoichkov Bulgaria 10
245 Gadiel Szleifer United States 10
245 Amiel Tenenbaum France 10
245 Francis Toussaint Canada 10
245 Nick Tung New Zealand 10
245 Antonio Vargas Peru 10
245 CHARLES VELAZQUEZ Puerto Rico 10
245 Ming Chee Wang Taiwan 10
245 Steven Wolfman Canada 10
245 Jia Wu United States 10
245 Zheng Yan Yang China 10
245 Ding Yi China 10
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