2014–15 Pro Tour Season

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2014–15 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year Mike Sigrist
Rookie of the Year Justin Cohen
World Champion Shahar Shenhar
World Magic Cup Champions Denmark
Hall of Fame inductions Makihito Mihara
Paul Rietzl
Guillaume Wafo-Tapa
PTs 4
Grand Prix 51
Previous season:
2013–14
Next season:
2015–16

The 2014–15 Pro Tour season was the twentieth Pro Tour season. It started on 9 August 2014 with Grand Prix events at Portland and Utrecht, and ended on 2 August 2015 with the conclusion of Pro Tour Magic Origins.

Grand Prix (August–October 2014)[edit | edit source]

GP Utrecht GP Portland GP Sydney GP Kobe
 Date: 9–10 August 2014  Date: 9–10 August 2014  Date: 23–24 August 2014  Date: 23–24 August 2014
 Format: Standard  Format: Team Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Modern
 Attendance: 1518  Attendance: 1947 (649 teams)  Attendance: 813  Attendance: 2299
 1. Oliver Polak-Rottmann  1. Reid Duke
 1. Owen Turtenwald
 1. William Jensen
 1. Paul Jackson  1. Teruya Kakumae
 2. Eliott Boussaud  2. James Zhang  2. Yuusei Gotou
 3. Richard Webels  3. Matthew Griffin  3. Shohei Mita
 4. Susanne Bornelöv  2. Eric Severson
 2. Ben Weitz
 2. Josiah Skallerup
 4. Maitland Cameron  4. Yuuki Akaboshi
 5. Ciprian Catană  5. Chris Sparks  5. Ken Sawada
 6. Alex Stok  6. Tomoharu Saito  6. Bo Sun
 7. Armel Primot  3. Matt Katz
 3. Ben Yu
 3. Jameson Painter
 7. Park Jun Young  7. Yuuki Ichikawa
 8. Christoffer Enggaard Larsen  8. Don van Ravenzwaaij  8. Takuya Yamada
     
   4. Eric Froehlich
 4. Luis Scott-Vargas
 4. Paul Cheon
 
GP Salt Lake City GP Shanghai GP Orlando
 Date: 6–7 September 2014  Date: 4–5 October 2014  Date: 4–5 October 2014
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 878  Attendance: 1287  Attendance: 2277
 1. Brandon Nelson  1. Yu Yin  1. Eugene Hwang
 2. Sammy Batarseh  2. Xu Su  2. Melissa DeTora
 3. Chris Woodall  3. Ryoichi Tamada  3. Sol Malka
 4. Eric Froehlich  4. Han Bing  4. Artur Villela
 5. Paul Rietzl  5. Zhang Meng Qiu  5. Pierre Mondon
 6. Jamie Parke  6. Yuchen Liu  6. Harry Corvese
 7. Nathan Holiday  7. Oh Joo-hyun  7. Ian Farnung
 8. Shady Badran  8. Shuhei Nakamura  8. Frank Lepore

Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir[edit | edit source]

10–12 October 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Ari Lax $40,000 30
2 Shaun McLaren $20,000 26 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 Mike Sigrist $12,500 22
4 Thiago Saporito $12,500 22
5 Ivan Floch $10,000 18 Second Pro Tour Top 8
6 Ondřej Stráský $10,000 18
7 Yuuya Watanabe $10,000 18 Third Pro Tour Top 8
8 Lee Shi Tian $10,000 18 Third Pro Tour Top 8

Grand Prix (October–December 2014)[edit | edit source]

GP Los Angeles GP Stockholm GP Nashville GP Santiago
 Date: 18–19 October 2014  Date: 25–26 October 2014  Date: 1–2 November 2014  Date: 1–2 November 2014
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Team Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1766  Attendance: 1043  Attendance: 1392 (464 teams)  Attendance: 660
 1. Daniel Scheid  1. Matej Zatlkaj  1. Matt Nass
 1. Jacob Wilson
 1. Jesse Hampton
 1. Eduardo dos Santos Vieira
 2. Denis Ulanov  2. Einar Baldvinsson  2. Rodrigo Soto
 3. Eric Pei  3. Thiago Rodrigues  3. Nicolas de Nicola
 4. Carlo Falcis  4. Lukas Blohon  2. Tom Martell
 2. Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa
 2. Shahar Shenhar
 4. Daniel Gaete Quezada
 5. Ryoichi Tamada  5. Giovanni Rosi  5. Willy Edel
 6. Brad Nelson  6. Matteo Cirigliano  6. Pedro Carvalho
 7. Isaac Sears  7. Christian Seibold  3. David Sharfman
 3. Orrin Beasley
 3. Patrick Cox
 7. Fernando Barros
 8. Christopher Goldsmith  8. Alexander Pasgaard  8. David Sologuren
     
     4. Sam Black
 4. Matt Severa
 4. Gaudenis Vidugiris
GP Madrid GP New Jersey GP Ottawa GP Strasbourg GP San Antonio
 Date: 15–16 November 2014  Date: 15–16 November 2014  Date: 22–23 November 2014  Date: 29–30 November 2014  Date: 29–30 November 2014
 Format: Modern  Format: Legacy  Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1900  Attendance: 4003  Attendance: 1353  Attendance: 1996  Attendance: 1182
 1. Immanuel Gerschenson  1. Brian Braun-Duin  1. Seth Manfield  1. Tamás Nagy  1. Ryan Scullin
 2. Till Riffert  2. Tom Ross  2. Neal Oliver  2. Pierre Dagen  2. Orry Swift
 3. Ricardo van den Bogaard  3. Royce Walter  3. Lucas Siow  3. Martin Jůza  3. Jeremy Frye
 4. Jose Rodriguez Pozo  4. Philipp Schönegger  4. Xavier Allegrucci  4. Kentaro Yamamoto  4. Albert Ake
 5. Marcio Carvalho  5. Phillip Braverman  5. Shahar Shenhar  5. Oleg Plisov  5. Angel Solache
 6. Kevin Grove  6. Dan Jordan  6. Sam Black  6. Max Pritsch  6. Larry Li
 7. Andrew Devine  7. Joseph Santomassino  7. Pascal Maynard  7. Daan Pruijt  7. Randall Gay
 8. Steffen van de Veen  8. Lam Phan  8. Jessica Buchanan  8. Kees Van Montfoort  8. Gareth Aye

2014 World Championship[edit | edit source]

2–7 December 2014 in Nice, France.

Rank Player Prize Pro points
1 Shahar Shenhar $50,000 13
2 Patrick Chapin $20,000 12
3 Yuuya Watanabe $10,000 10
4 Kentaro Yamamoto $10,000 9

2014 World Magic Cup[edit | edit source]

Main article: 2014 World Magic Cup

5–7 December 2014 in Nice, France.

Place Country Player Prize Pro Points Place Country Player Prize Pro Points
1 Denmark Martin Müller $12,000 8 5 South Korea Nam Sung-wook $2,000 5
Simon Nielsen Oh Joon-hyun
Thomas Enevoldsen Cho Jeong-woo
Lars Birch Kim Sang-eun
2 Greece Marios Angelopoulos $6,500 7 6 Serbia Aleksa Telarov $2,000 5
Bill Chronopoulos Miodrag Kitanovic
Panagiotis Savvidis Boris Bajgo
Socrates Rozakeas Milos Stajic
3 England Fabrizio Anteri $4,000 6 7 Slovakia Ivan Floch $2,000 5
David Inglis Jan Tomcani
Francesco Giorgio Michal Guldan
Riccardo Reale Matej Zatlkaj
4 United States Owen Turtenwald $4,000 6 8 Brazil Willy Edel $2,000 5
Isaac Sears Gabriel Fehr
Andrew Baeckstrom Thiago Saporito
Neal Oliver Matheus Rosseto

Grand Prix (December 2014–February 2015)[edit | edit source]

GP Milan GP Baltimore GP Manila GP Denver
 Date: 13–14 December 2014  Date: 13–14 December 2014  Date: 3–4 January 2015  Date: 3–4 January 2015
 Format: Modern  Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 1760  Attendance: 1235  Attendance: 1410  Attendance: 1536
 1. Magnus Lantto  1. Gerard Fabiano  1. Joseph Sclauzero  1. Andrew Brown
 2. Niccolo Belini  2. David Foster  2. Tzu Ching Kuo  2. Matt Sperling
 3. Piotr Glogowski  3. Harry Bradford  3. Lee Shi Tian  3. Sam Pardee
 4. Louis Deltour  4. Ben Stark  4. Makihito Mihara  4. Valentin Mackl
 5. Miguel Gatica  5. Chris Fennell  5. Won Dae-hoon  5. Edward Nguyen
 6. Eduardo Sajgalik  6. Craig Wescoe  6. Christian Calcano  6. William Jensen
 7. Lucantonio Salvidio  7. Timothy Wu  7. Martin Jůza  7. Paul Cheon
 8. Dario Parazzoli  8. Josh Utter-Leyton  8. Arnulfo Taghoy, Jr.  8. Lukas Parsons
GP Shizuoka GP Omaha GP San Jose GP Mexico City
 Date: 10–11 January 2015  Date: 10–11 January 2015  Date: 31 January–1 February 2015  Date: 31 January–1 February 2015
 Format: Limited  Format: Modern  Format: Team Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 2236  Attendance: 1168  Attendance: 1968 (656 teams)  Attendance: 641
 1. Akito Shinoda  1. Erik Peter  1. Eric Froehlich
 1. Luis Scott-Vargas
 1. Paul Cheon
 1. Pascal Maynard
 2. Bo Sun  2. Stephen Speck  2. Mario Flores
 3. Chihiro Kawada  3. Pascal Maynard  3. Chapman Sim
 4. Yuuki Ichikawa  4. Jonathan Paton  2. Matt Sperling
 2. David Williams
 2. Paul Rietzl
 4. Andreas Canavati
 5. Yuki Matsumoto  5. Zac Roorda  5. Axel Martinez
 6. Satoshi Yamaguchi  6. Scott Lipp  6. Juan Carlos Botis
 7. Junichi Yabuta  7. Andrew Elenbogen  3. Ari Lax
 3. Chris Fennell
 3. Craig Wescoe
 7. Martin Jůza
 8. Shinji Nakano  8. Stephen Berrios  8. Eduardo dos Santos Vieira
     
     4. Robert Smith
 4. Sean Gifford
 4. Tyler Blum

Pro Tour Fate Reforged[edit | edit source]

6–8 February 2015 in Washington, D.C., United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Antonio Del Moral Leon $40,000 30 First Spaniard to win a Pro Tour
2 Justin Cohen $20,000 26 Pro Tour debut
3 Jelger Wiegersma $12,500 22 Fifth Pro Tour Top 8
4 Jesse Hampton $12,500 22 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5 Eric Froehlich $10,000 18 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8
6 Seth Manfield $10,000 18
7 Jacob Wilson $10,000 18 Second Pro Tour Top 8
8 Lee Shi Tian $10,000 18 Fourth Pro Tour Top 8

Grand Prix (February–March 2015)[edit | edit source]

GP Seville GP Memphis GP Vancouver GP Liverpool
 Date: 14–15 February 2015  Date: 21–22 February 2015  Date: 21–22 February 2015  Date: 7–8 March 2015
 Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Modern  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 799  Attendance: 1075  Attendance: 1116  Attendance: 1797
 1. Immanuel Gerschenson  1. Jack Fogle  1. Dan Lanthier  1. Martin Dang
 2. Pierre Sommen  2. Ben Stark  2. Robbie Schmidt  2. Nikolas Labahn
 3. Carlos Ballester Garcia  3. Brad Nelson  3. Florian Koch  3. Lukas Blohon
 4. Nicholas Merrien  4. Steve Rubin  4. Alexander Hayne  4. Marcio Carvalho
 5. Martin Jůza  5. Patrick Crowe  5. Tom Martell  5. Andreas Jonsson
 6. Marcio Carvalho  6. Chris Fennell  6. Stephen Speck  6. Kenneth Ellingsen
 7. Marcos Cordero Valle  7. Alex Majlaton  7. Jesse Moulton  7. Daniel Oppliger
 8. Alexandre Habert  8. Eric Rath  8. Daniel Ward  8. Timothée Simonot
GP Miami GP Auckland GP Cleveland
 Date: 7–8 March 2015  Date: 14–15 March 2015  Date: 14–15 March 2015
 Format: Standard  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1380  Attendance: 383  Attendance: 1771
 1. Daniel Cecchetti  1. Teruya Kakumae  1. Bill Tsang
 2. Corey Baumeister  2. Maitland Cameron  2. Jake Mondello
 3. Chad Kastel  3. Fabian Dickmann  3. Gerard Fabiano
 4. Ralph Betesh  4. John Brugman  4. Andrew Cuneo
 5. Ryan Grodzinski  5. Dylan Goldsmith  5. Eric Blanchet
 6. Brian Lee  6. Jacques van Eeden  6. Christian Calcano
 7. Andrew Boswell  7. Yifan Wei  7. Yuuya Watanabe
 8. Zan Syed  8. Jason Chung  8. Ross Merriam

Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir[edit | edit source]

10–12 April 2015 in Brussels, Belgium.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Martin Dang $40,000 30 First Dane to win a Pro Tour
2 Shota Yasooka $20,000 26 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 Ondřej Stráský $12,500 22 Second Pro Tour Top 8
4 Adrian Sullivan $12,500 22
5 Jason Chung $10,000 18 First New Zealander in a Pro Tour Top 8
6 Marco Cammilluzzi $10,000 18
7 Thomas Hendriks $10,000 18
8 Andrew Ohlschwager $10,000 18

Grand Prix (April–July 2015)[edit | edit source]

GP Kyoto GP Kraków GP São Paulo GP Toronto GP Paris
 Date: 18–19 April 2015  Date: 18–19 April 2015  Date: 2–3 May 2015  Date: 2–3 May 2015  Date: 9–10 May 2015
 Format: Legacy  Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Standard  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 2027  Attendance: 1149  Attendance: 1390  Attendance: 1613  Attendance: 1426
 1. Yuuta Takahashi  1. Alexander Hayne  1. Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa  1. Lucas Siow  1. Amand Dosimont
 2. Kazuya Murakami  2. Robin Dolar  2. Maximiliano Sanchez Pinnilo  2. Edgar Magalhaes  2. Zan Syed
 3. Kenta Harane  3. Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa  3. Sergio Barrientos Ochoa  3. Mark Jacobson  3. Antonio Del Moral Leon
 4. Kai Thiele  4. Bartłomiej Lewandowski  4. Mateus Batista de Melo  4. Brad Nelson  4. Kim Kyoung-soo
 5. Yukihiro Satake  5. Martin Müller  5. Claudio Barrientos Ochoa  5. Ben Feingersh  5. Tristan Pölzl
 6. Yousuke Morinaga  6. Alex Hottmann  6. Leonardo Oliveria Graichen  6. Ben Weitz  6. Christian Hauck
 7. Shota Yasooka  7. Leo Schulhof  7. Mariano Cartechino  7. Dan Fournier  7. Jasper Grimmer
 8. Kei Umehara  8. Sam Pardee  8. Ricardo Nunes Martins  8. Craig Wescoe  8. Hugo Diniz
GP Atlantic City GP Shanghai GP Florence GP Chiba GP Utrecht
 Date: 9–10 May 2015  Date: 16–17 May 2015  Date: 16–17 May 2015  Date: 30–31 May 2015  Date: 30–31 May 2015
 Format: Limited  Format: Standard  Format: Team Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1655  Attendance: 964  Attendance: 1296 (432 teams)  Attendance: 3551  Attendance: 3613
 1. Christian Calcano  1. Yuuki Ichikawa  1. Frank Schäfer
 1. Rosario Maij
 1. Adrian Rosada
 1. Yuki Matsumoto  1. Davide Vergoni
 2. Alexander Hayne  2. Devsharan Singh  2. Jun'ya Iyanaga  2. Lars Rosengren
 3. Jacob Wilson  3. Nam Sung-wook  3. Shougo Sunada  3. Iwan Smit
 4. Bryan Gottlieb  4. Hu Jin  2. Jasper Grimmer
 2. Robin Steinborn
 2. Amit Cohen
 4. Katsuhiro Mori  4. Christian Seibold
 5. Stephen Neal  5. Xie Hao Chen  5. Ichiro Matsubara  5. Branco Neirynck
 6. Luis Scott-Vargas  6. Yang Dehua  6. Kim Minsu  6. Christian Åhlström
 7. Gaudenis Vidugiris  7. Lin Yang  3. Dan Gardner
 3. Marco Orsini-Jones
 3. Matteo Orsini-Jones
 7. Albert Budisanjaya  7. Fabian Dickmann
 8. Zachary Jesse  8. Bo Li  8. Ryouta Shimizu  8. David Joachim
       
     4. Daniel Royde
 4. Eduardo Sajgalik
 4. Fabrizio Anteri
 
GP Las Vegas 1 GP Las Vegas 2 GP Charlotte GP Copenhagen GP Providence
 Date: 30–31 May 2015  Date: 30–31 May 2015  Date: 13–14 June 2015  Date: 20–21 June 2015  Date: 20–21 June 2015
 Format: Limited  Format: Limited  Format: Modern  Format: Modern  Format: Standard
 Attendance: 3687  Attendance: 3864  Attendance: 2870  Attendance: 1337  Attendance: 1053
 1. Aaron Lewis  1. Scott Markeson  1. Michael Malone  1. Przemek Knocinski  1. Sky Mason
 2. Lucas Duchow  2. David Heineman  2. Wesley See  2. Steve Hatto  2. Neal Sacks
 3. Pascal Maynard  3. Simon Kim  3. Andrew Wagoner  3. Marcio Carvalho  3. Eric Severson
 4. David Jetha  4. Danny Goldstein  4. Darien Elderfield  4. Christoffer Enggaard Larsen  4. Pedro Carvalho
 5. Ben Stark  5. Pedro Carvalho  5. Zachary Jesse  5. Thiago Rodrigues  5. Steve Rubin
 6. Andrew Lozano  6. Shaun McLaren  6. Ian Bosley  6. Arnaud Hocquemiller  6. Raeef Istfan
 7. Peter Maginnis  7. Eugen Koo  7. Sam Pardee  7. Branco Neirynck  7. Oliver Tiu
 8. Marcel Dizon  8. Brian Richards  8. Donald Smith  8. Hans Christian Ljungquist  8. Josh McClain
GP Singapore GP Buenos Aires GP Lille GP Montreal GP Dallas
 Date: 27–28 June 2015  Date: 27–28 June 2015  Date: 4–5 July 2015  Date: 4–5 July 2015  Date: 25–26 July 2015
 Format: Modern  Format: Standard  Format: Legacy  Format: Limited  Format: Limited
 Attendance: 1130  Attendance: 705  Attendance: 1548  Attendance: 1220  Attendance: 1671
 1. Hitomi Masaki  1. Pascal Maynard  1. Claudio Bonanni  1. Mike Sigrist  1. Shuhei Nakamura
 2. Steven Tan  2. Marcos Paulo de Jesus Freitas  2. Olivier Ruel  2. David Goldfarb  2. Ross Merriam
 3. Keita Kawasaki  3. Fabio Ancelmo  3. Ricardo Sánchez  3. Martin-Eric Gauthier  3. Dan Jordan
 4. Reid Duke  4. Thales Santos Navarro  4. Christoph Alsheimer  4. Jelger Wiegersma  4. Nathaniel Smith
 5. Wei Song Ray Wee  5. Nicolas De Nicola  5. Thomas Van der Paelt  5. Adam Waksman  5. Aryeh Wiznitzer
 6. Yuuta Takahashi  6. Renzo Chiappa  6. Petr Sochůrek  6. Reid Duke  6. Joel Larsson
 7. Tay Jun Hao  7. Rodrigo Soto  7. Alex Mortimer  7. Gautier Cousin  7. Gregory Orange
 8. Zhijian Yang  8. Facundo Conde  8. Jaroslav Bouček  8. Stephen Whelan  8. David Ochoa

Pro Tour Magic Origins[edit | edit source]

31 July–2 August 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 Joel Larsson $40,000 30 Second Pro Tour Top 8
2 Mike Sigrist $20,000 26 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 Paul Jackson $12,500 22
4 Matt Sperling $12,500 22 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5 Kentaro Yamamoto $10,000 18 Third Pro Tour Top 8
6 Stephen Neal $10,000 18
7 Patrick Cox $10,000 18 Third Pro Tour Top 8
8 Stephen Berrios $10,000 18