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Jacob Van Lunen
Residence Wayne, New Jersey, United States
Nationality {USA} American
Professional Career
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour San Diego 2007
Top Finishes 1 (1 win)
GP top 8s 0
PT Champion

Jacob Van Lunen is a Magic: The Gathering player who won Pro Tour San Diego 2007, along with 2HG partner Chris Lachmann. Lachmann and Van Lunen were playing in their first Pro Tour, and won the event primarily by drafting Slivers. Among the players they defeated were Eugene Harvey, 2006 Rookie of the Year Sebastian Thaler, Hall of Famer Jon Finkel, and Hall of Famer Dave Humpherys. Their wins with the help of Virulent Sliver are believed to be the first time in Pro Tour history anyone won a top eight game with poison counters.

Jacob has since been involved in coverage and writing; he is a columnist at, and formerly penned the Building on a Budget-articles for the same website.

Pro Tour results[]

List of the Pro Tour results and winnings of Jacob Van Lunen
Season Pro Tour Format Finish Winnings
2007 San Diego Two-Headed Giant Booster Draft 1 $25,000
2007 Valencia Extended 182
2007 Worlds (New York) Special 371
2008 Kuala Lumpur Booster Draft 264
2008 Hollywood Standard 278
2008 Berlin Extended 238
2008 Worlds (Memphis) Special 38 $1,050
2009 Kyoto Standard and Booster Draft 178
2010 San Juan Block Constructed and Booster Draft 249
2013–14 Theros in Dublin Standard and Booster Draft 29 $1,500


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