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2001 Pro Tour New York

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[view]Phoenix Foundation, Champions of 2001 Pro Tour New York
[view]Awards Ceremony with Phoenix Foundation and Les Plus Class
[view]60,000. Not too shabby
[view]Kai Budde, the 2000-2001 Player of the Year
[view]Les Plus Class and their trophies
[view]Kai Budde: better than Finkel
[view]Kai Budde and Phoenix Foundation win PT NY 2001
[view]Another Frenchman falls to the German Juggernauts
[view]Amiel Tenenbaum in the finals
[view]Marco Blume in the finals
[view]Marco Blume and Amiel Tenenbaum in the finals
[view]Kai Budde in the finals
[view]Nicolas Olivieri in the finals
[view]Gabriel Nassif in the finals
[view]Dirk Baberowski in the finals
[view]Zvi extends the hand
[view]Aaron Forsythe extends the hand to Marco Blume
[view]William Baby Huey Jensen
[view]Kai Budde in the semifinals
[view]Noah Boeken
[view]Andrew Johnson in the semifinals
[view]Car Acrobatic Team in the semifinals
[view]Dirk Baberowski in the semifinals
[view]Marco Blume in the semifinals
[view]Phoenix Foundation in the semifinals
[view]Andrew Forsythe in the semifinals
[view]Gabriel Nassif in the semifinals
[view]Nicolas Olivieri in the semifinals
[view]Amiel Tenenbaum in the semifinals
[view]Zvi Mowshowitz in the semifinals
[view]Justin Gary in the semifinals
[view]Illuminati in the semifinals
[view]Les Plus Class in the semifinals
[view]Alex Shvartsman in the semifinals
[view]Brian Kibler
[view]Car Acrobatic Team in the semifinals
[view]Illuminati
[view]Phoenix Foundation
[view]Les Plus Class
[view]Phoenix Foundation drafting in the semifinals
[view]Phoenix Foundation and Car Acrobatic Team drafting in the semifinals
[view]More semifinal draft action
[view]Day 3 of a Pro Tour is quite a production
[view]Car Acrobatic Team drafting in the semifinals
[view]Les Plus Class drafting in the semifinals
[view]Illuminati drafting the semifinals
[view]The Pro Tour can be three very long days
[view]Car Acrobatic Team
[view]Car Acrobatic Team and Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbon in a round 12 feature match to decide who will play on Sunday.
[view]Phoenix Foundation and A Little Too Sick square off in round 12.
[view]Kamiel Cornelissen and the rest of A Little Too Sick in action.
[view]Dirk Baberowski thinks it over in his match...
[view]Aaron Forsythe and his teammates hope to make it back into the Top 4 like they did last year here.
[view]All the members of Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbon working hard to make it into the Top 4.
[view]Stalking Tiger, Hidden Gibbon talking draft strategy.
[view]Andrew Cuneo being bossy
[view]Satoshi Nakamura is green well kinda
[view]Kurtis Hahn, inventor of 5 color Magic.
[view]Car Acrobatic Team vs. Phoenix Foundation in a round 11 feature match.
[view]Aaron Forsythe is an angry, angry man.
[view]Kai Budde goes, Whu
[view]Metagames against Les Plus Class. Oui Oui
[view]Wilfried Ranque says, Heyyyy...Fuggggedabouddit
[view]The members of Les Plus Class having fun in a round 11 feature match.
[view]One might think that Kai would be running the draft for the Germans. Not so, as we see he and Marco Blume receiving instructions from the Babe. Dirk Baberowski
[view]Once the draft starts there is no verbal communication allowed, so the team members of Les Plus Class use hand signals.
[view]Like their French opponents, the French team Metagames also has a series of hand signals to help communicate throughout the draft.
[view]DM Fan Club vs. Licence to Ill in a round 10 feature match.
[view]Car Acrobatic Team takes on Monkey Dog,also in round 10.
[view]Aaron Forsythe says, Ewwwwwwwwwww.
[view]Tomi Walamies wearing his Tribute to the Grateful Dead shirt.
[view]Brian David-Marshall thinks something is funny.
[view]Jamie Parke says, Whats he do
[view]PT regular Gary Wise, and WotC employees Worth Wollpert, and Thomas Pannell draft against the team that was awarded the bye in round 10. For fun of course
[view]Jamie Parke and the rest of License to Ill. Think whatever he picks can shack that pap
[view]DM Fan Club talks it over...
[view]Father and son drafting together. How cute Dad Tom and son Brad, in the back
[view]Eric Kesselman: Would you like fries with that Brook North, But of course Eric. Duh.
[view]Aaron Forsythe tells teammate Andrew Cuneo, I think Im black/red.
[view]Ancient Kavus in a round 9 feature match.
[view]Noah Boekens cloaked up Llanowar Knight goes 90 degrees.
[view]Noah Boeken in front, and the rest of ABU.com Fuller and Benafel
[view]ABU.com takes on the Ancient Kavus in a round 9 feature match.
[view]My Team Part 17 vs. Phoenix Foundation in a round 9 feature match.
[view]Alex Shvartsman
[view]Kai Budde and the rest of Phoenix Foundation.
[view]The JSS tournament got a huge turnout.
[view]Say it with me now, Awwwwwwwwww.
[view]Whaddya mean I cant play my Charizard
[view]More JSS players.
[view]A JSS player waves to the audience
[view]A man and his swamp.
[view]A man and his island.
[view]A young man and his mountain.
[view]Mr. Brian Kowal has broken the format. Yes those are two Dracos
[view]My Team Part 17 has a quick meeting.
[view]Ancient Kavus are pointing in 58 different directions at once despite only having 6 hands between them.
[view]As Marco Blume tries to take control of the draft, Kai pounds his fists and stamps his feet.
[view]ABU.com is drafting, but in reality these three studly guys are thinking about how many chicks 60k will bring.
[view]Magic:The Gathering Pro Tour
[view]Lyskavermaden in a round 8 feature match
[view]My Team Part 17 in a round 8 feature match
[view]Dynasty and ABU.com2 meet in round 8.
[view]Brian Hegstad of ABU.com2 seems content with his Raka Sanctuary.
[view]Ben Rubin of Dynasty paying close attention to the proceedings.
[view]The Sideboard is a hit, especially with the younger crowd.
[view]Alex Shvartsman of Team My Fires part 17 runs the show.
[view]With 2/3 of last years successful team, Draften Und Spielen back, Mello and Valkyser hope Kroeger is up to the task on team Lyskavermaden.
[view]Ben Rubin has bitter beer face
[view]Freneau, Zigheti and Hegstad, of ABU.com2 all fighting over who gets the Tainted Well.
[view]My team Part 17 looking contemplative in their feature match.
[view]Raphael Levy and the rest of his Metagames teammates look on as they do battle with the forces of My team Part 17.
[view]More My team Part 17 vs. Metagames action.
[view]Lyskavermaden fights ABU.com in the rounds other feature match.
[view]A close up look at Noah Boeken of team ABU.com
[view]Elmo hogging the screen time as Peer Kroeger thinks about his next move.
[view]CMD taking on A Little Too Sick.
[view]More CMD.
[view]Dutch Wunderkind Kamiel Cornelissen.
[view]A bunch of Japanese players Mori and Fujita in the foreground
[view]Brian David-Marshall of Neutral Ground NY fame goes in for the kill.
[view]Anchans in the heat of the battle.
[view]Fujita has to make a tough call.
[view]Dynasty and A Little Too Sick slug it out in a battle of the titans.
[view]Dutch Superstar Kamiel Cornelissen roots his teammates on.
[view]Steve O, of the New York Os. Pictured here with brother Dan and some other guy.
[view]Nicolai Herzog of Team Outland says, Whatchu talkin bout Willis
[view]Team Antarctica vs. Team Outland. Dont they look excited
[view]Ben Rubin: I will turn my man sideways in an effort to smash your face in.
[view]Mike Flores
[view]Kai Budde
[view]Lan D Ho
[view]Dan Clegg
[view]Gary Wise
[view]Scott Johns
[view]Andrew Johnson shows off some U-B cards
[view]Team Antartica building Deck 3 of the day
[view]Japanese newcomers to the PT, Team Emon Staff.
[view]The ladies love Dave Humpherys
[view]Nicolai Herzog
[view]Zvi Mowshowitz
[view]Chris Pikula
[view]Mikey Pustilnik
[view]Ryan Fuller gets a high five from teammate Noeh Boeken as he wins his match and the trashtalking war and takes the team win for ABU.
[view]Everyone in the crowd stands transfixed as Wise and Fuller engage in an epic battle of trashtalking.
[view]ABU and Potato Nation in a round 5 feature match
[view]Game Empire 2 and My Team Part 17 in a round 5 feature match
[view]Potato Nation in a round 5 feature match
[view]Collin Jackson gives a ruling in Chris Benafels match
[view]My Team Part 17 in a round 5 feature match
[view]Game Empire 2 in a round 5 feature match
[view]Billy Jensen tries to sneak a peak at the concert next door. He said he was looking for Britney but when the door opened I heard, Billie Jean...is not my lover...
[view]Ladies on the PT
[view]Brock and Chola in: Breakin 2: Electric Boogaloo.
[view]Good guys vs. Executioners
[view]Contrary to popular belief, this man does NOT play for the 49ers.
[view]Koichiro Maki of the Executioners studies the board.
[view]The Germans yuk it up
[view]In one of the stranger teamings, Kyle Rose, Kamiel Cornellisen, and Eric Froehlich make up A Little Too Sick.
[view]Kyle Rose: What you say
[view]Ben Ronaldson aint messin around.
[view]Team Cosmopolitan
[view]Team Phoenix Foundation
[view]CMD ponders their options as time ticks down in the background.
[view]Hmm...what color will it be tomorrow
[view]Team AlphaBetaUnlimited.com
[view]The Ruel bros and their duck. Zis is our ducky
[view]French civil war Black Ops vs. Metagames.
[view]Danny Clegg says, Hehe this guy has fear, bash your face
[view]Rudy Edwards of Fellowship of the Ting sends over a few men as Crosby and Ranks look on.
[view]20 Dalla Billz and Anchans Square off.
[view]Katsuhiro Mori looking especially happy to be here
[view]Eric Duewel-Zahniser of Team 20 Dalla Billz takes a long look at a Caldera Kavu.
[view]Some heated action.
[view]Another Metagames vs. Black Ops picture, gotta love the French
[view]Lan Ho and Joseph Crosby about to get jiggy wit it.
[view]Rob Dougherty says, Touch it, love it, feel it.
[view]Hey. You talkin ta me
[view]Datcho Club Higashino, Fujita, Mori think something is awfully funny.
[view]Righteous Babe vs. Game Empire in the feature match area. Shuler, Kowal, and Flores vs. Comer, Selden and Tsang
[view]Team Deadguy squares off against Lyskavermaden Whatever that means
[view]Terry Tsang asks, Have you seen a little man Hes abut this tall.
[view]Mike Flores sends his men into the red zone
[view]The famous Dave Price stare. It has been known to turn grown men into whimpering babies. Peer obviously was unaffected, however.
[view]Satoshi says, Aint this the coolest durned hat you ever did see
[view]Becky Hieberts oppoment must think hes seeing double.
[view]Godzilla Ben Ronaldson, Oliver Schneider, and John Ormerod and YMG Rob Dougherty, Dave Humpherys, and Darwin Kastle square off in the feature match area.
[view]Round 1 underway
[view]One of Pro Tour site manager Jerry Rubins greatest innovations, the feature match stands
[view]Gary Krakower, Matt Vienneau, and Mike Pustilnik in Round 1
[view]Car Acrobatic Team, last years finalists, play in Round 1 under the watchful eye of James Do Hung Lee
[view]In Your Move Gamess Round 1 Feature Match, Darwin thinks about his next move.
[view]Team Anchans builds their first set of decks.
[view]Satoshi Nakamura
[view]The Ken Ho All-Stars build their first sealed decks.
[view]Team Your Move Games: Dave Humpherys, Darwin Kastle, and Rob Dougherty
[view]German Powerhouses Kai Budde and Dirk Baberowski
[view]Product placement Or just yummy donuts
[view]In a daring maneuver, this man tries to swallow a doughnut without chewing.
[view]Nicolai Herzog
[view]Alex Shvartsman deals with his employees.
[view]This team brough matching shirts to intimidate their opponents
[view]The Ken Ho All-Stars, featuring Dan Clegg, Ken Ho, and Lan No Relation Ho
[view]Players bring mascots to the Pro Tour. Elmo hopes you win

Site Pictures

[view]These headsets let you hear amazing comentary by Randy Buehler and Brain Kibler
[view]Pairings are up
[view]One day you too could win this.
[view]One of the finest parts about New York City, the food
[view]People stream into the site of Pro Tour New York
[view]The Pro Tour at Madison Square Garden

Staff Pictures

[view]The Audio-Visual Coordinator for the Pro Tour
[view]Head scorekeeper Gordon Culp. Assistant scorekeeper Cajus Von Engleman in the background.
[view]Mark Rosewater in all his glory.
[view]Head judge Collin Jackson wearing the extra-special super-duper good judge shirt.
[view]Randy Buehler
[view]Ever-popular, the artists have been signing cards all weekend.
[view]Pro Tour Site Manager Gerry Rubin does it all. Hes not even above the grunt work
[view]Scott Larabee and Chris Galvin
[view]Ed Beard, Jr. shows off his art for the Seventh Edition Birds of Paradise
[view]Carl Critchlow and the art for the Seventh Edition Gorilla Chieftain
[view]All of the judges for PTNY.
[view]The Gordon Culp, keeper of the scores.
[view]Collin Jackson gives instructions to his underlings


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