Oliver Tiu

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Oliver Tiu
Oliver Tiu.jpg
Nickname TiuTangClan
Born January 10, 1998
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality {USA} American
Professional Career
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar
Top Finishes 0
GP top 8s 9 (0 wins)
Rookie of the Year

Oliver Tiu is a former American professional player, and currently an associate game designer for Magic: The Gathering at Wizards of the Coast.

Professional play[edit | edit source]

He was the 2015–16 Rookie of the Year, a season during which he finished 13th at back-to-back Pro Tours, and made it to the top eight of two Grand Prix events. He also competed in the 2015 Magic Online Championship Series, where he finished tenth. In addition to being the 2015–16 Rookie of the Year, he also won the Constructed Master title, and as such earned an invitation to the 2016 World Championship, where he finished third. After a quiet 2016–17 season, he finished in the top eight of six Grand Prix events in the 2017–18 season, the most of any player.

Accomplishments[edit | edit source]

Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
2014–15 Grand Prix Providence Standard 20–21 June 2015 7
2015–16 Grand Prix Toronto Standard 30 April–1 May 2016 3
2015–16 Grand Prix San Jose, Costa Rica Standard 4–5 June 2016 3
2016–17 Worlds Seattle Special 1–4 September 2016 3
2017–18 Grand Prix Indianapolis Team Limited 20–21 January 2018 4
2017–18 Grand Prix Toronto Team Constructed 19–20 May 2018 4
2017–18 Grand Prix Washington, D.C. Team Limited 26–27 May 2018 3
2017–18 Grand Prix Pittsburgh Standard 23–24 June 2018 2
2017–18 Grand Prix Providence Standard 18–19 August 2018 2
2017–18 Grand Prix Richmond Standard 1–2 September 2018 6
2020 Magic Online Championship Seattle Vintage Cube, Modern and Pioneer 13-15 November 2020 4

Source: Wizards.com

Pro Tour results[edit | edit source]

List of the Pro Tour results and winnings of Oliver Tiu
Season Pro Tour Format Finish Winnings
2015–16 Battle for Zendikar in Milwaukee Standard and Booster Draft 107
2015–16 Oath of the Gatewatch in Atlanta Modern and Booster Draft 13 $5,000
2015–16 Shadows over Innistrad in Madrid Standard and Booster Draft 13 $5,000
2015–16 Eldritch Moon in Sydney Standard and Booster Draft 32 $1,500
2016–17 Kaladesh in Honolulu Standard and Booster Draft 121
2016–17 Aether Revolt in Dublin Standard and Booster Draft 42 $1,500
2016–17 Amonkhet in Nashville Standard and Booster Draft 132
2016–17 Hour of Devastation in Kyoto Standard and Booster Draft 434
2017–18 Ixalan in Albuquerque Standard and Booster Draft 243
2017–18 Rivals of Ixalan in Bilbao Modern and Booster Draft 62 $1,000
2017–18 Dominaria in Richmond Standard and Booster Draft 235
2017–18 25th Anniversary in Minneapolis Team Constructed 78
2018–19 Guilds of Ravnica in Atlanta Standard and Booster Draft 27 $2,000
2018–19 Mythic Championship Cleveland 2019 Standard and Booster Draft 31 $2,000

Source: Wizards.com

R&D[edit | edit source]

In November 2020, Tiu accepted a job as an associate game designer for Magic and stepped back from playing competitive Magic.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Tiu leaves competetive Magic. Manaecho.com (November 23, 2020).

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