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Andrew Baeckstrom
Nickname BK
Residence Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality {USA} American
Professional Career
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour Born of the Gods 2014
Top Finishes 0
GP top 8s 4 (1 win)

Andrew Baeckstrom is an American Magic player. His accomplishments include four Grand Prix top eights including a win at GP Providence 2017 alongside teammates Martin Jůza and Corey Burkhart; and an appearance on the United States national team at the 2014 World Magic Cup, where the team ultimately finished fourth. At the Pro Tour level, his best result to date is 8th-place at Pro Tour 25th Anniversary alongside teammates Justin Cohen and Jack Kiefer. Individually, his best result is 14th-place at Players Tour Phoenix. He was one of two players to decline the inaugural MPL contract in 2019, the other being Kelvin Chew.

Since July 2020, Baeckstrom has been one of the co-hosts of the Constructed Resources podcast, alongside Luis Scott-Vargas.


Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
2013–14 Grand Prix Louisville Standard 19–20 October 2013 3
2014–15 World Magic Cup Nice National team 5–7 December 2014 4
2016–17 Grand Prix San Antonio Team Modern 1–2 April 2017 4
2017–18 Grand Prix Providence Team Limited 30 September–1 October 2017 1
2017–18 Grand Prix Colombus Team Limited 28–29 April 2018 4


Pro Tour results[]

List of the Pro Tour results and winnings of Andrew Baeckstrom
Season Pro Tour Format Finish Winnings
2013–14 Born of the Gods in Valencia Modern and Booster Draft 314
2013–14 Journey into Nyx in Atlanta Block Constructed and Booster Draft 50 $1,500
2014–15 Fate Reforged in Washington, D.C. Modern and Booster Draft 34 $1,500
2014–15 Dragons of Tarkir in Brussels Standard and Booster Draft 233
2014–15 Magic Origins in Vancouver Standard and Booster Draft 186
2015–16 Battle for Zendikar in Milwaukee Standard and Booster Draft 51 $1,000
2015–16 Eldritch Moon in Sydney Standard and Booster Draft 66 $1,000
2016–17 Kaladesh in Honolulu Standard and Booster Draft 226
2016–17 Amonkhet in Nashville Standard and Booster Draft 346
2016–17 Hour of Devastation in Kyoto Standard and Booster Draft 393
2017–18 Ixalan in Albuquerque Standard and Booster Draft 435
2017–18 Rivals of Ixalan in Bilbao Modern and Booster Draft 26 $2,000
2017–18 Dominaria in Richmond Standard and Booster Draft 326
2017–18 25th Anniversary in Minneapolis Team Constructed 8 $9,000
2018–19 Guilds of Ravnica in Atlanta Standard and Booster Draft 234
2018–19 Mythic Championship Cleveland 2019 Standard and Booster Draft 302 $500


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