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Tom Ross
Nickname The Boss[1]
Born August 25, 1983
Residence Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Nationality {USA} American
Professional Career
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour New Orleans 2001
Top Finishes 1 (0 wins)
GP top 8s 5 (0 wins)

Thomas Ross is an American professional player.


He first experienced major success when he made the top eight of Pro Tour Honolulu 2009. The next year, he finished ninth at Pro Tour San Diego. Ross also has four Grand Prix top eight finishes, and is well known for his success on the independent circuit, having won two Star City Games Invitationals events.[2][3] He is also notable for his deck building prowess; he is in this regard perhaps best known for developing and popularizing the Green-Blue Infect archetype in Legacy.[4] In November, 2017. Ross started working for Wizards of the Coast's Magic Play Design team.[5] A year later, his contract ended and he returned to the Pro Tour.[6]


Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
2009 Pro Tour Honolulu Block Constructed and Booster Draft 5–7 June 2009 8
2009 Grand Prix Tampa Limited 24–25 October 2009 7
2009 Grand Prix Minneapolis Limited 14–15 November 2009 8
2013–14 Grand Prix Houston Limited 15–16 June 2013 2
2014–15 Grand Prix New Jersey Legacy 15–16 November 2014 2
2018–19 Grand Prix Dallas-Fort Worth Modern 29–30 June 2019 8


Pro Tour results[]

List of the Pro Tour results and winnings of Tom Ross
Season Pro Tour Format Finish Winnings
2001–02 New Orleans Extended 293
2006 Honolulu Standard 38 $1,050
2006 Charleston Team Constructed 62
2007 San Diego Two-Headed Giant Booster Draft 71
2008 Kuala Lumpur Booster Draft 199
2009 Honolulu Block Constructed and Booster Draft 8 $9,500
2009 Austin Extended and Booster Draft 395
2009 Worlds (Rome) Special 330
2010 San Diego Standard and Booster Draft 9 $7,000
2010 San Juan Block Constructed and Booster Draft 375
2010 Amsterdam Extended and Booster Draft 452
2011 Paris Standard and Booster Draft 258
2013–14 Theros in Dublin Standard and Booster Draft 78
2014–15 Fate Reforged in Washington, D.C. Modern and Booster Draft 165
2018–19 Guilds of Ravnica in Atlanta Standard and Booster Draft 380
2018–19 Mythic Championship Cleveland 2019 Standard and Booster Draft 406 $500


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External links[]


  1. Jacob Van Lunen (2014-11-16). "THAT SOUTHERN DRAWL: MEET TOM ROSS". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved on 2016-06-26.
  2. STARCITYGAMES.COM SOMERSET, NJ INVITATIONAL WEEKEND AUGUST 29–31. Star City Games. Retrieved on 2016-06-26.
  3. STARCITYGAMES.COM COLUMBUS, OH INVITATIONAL WEEKEND JUNE 13–15. Star City Games. Retrieved on 2016-06-26.
  4. Legacy's Allure - Ep. 7, Infect With Tom Ross. MTG Training Grounds. Retrieved on 2016-06-26.
  5. Tom Ross (December 1, 2017). "From Player to Play Designer". Wizards of the Coast.
  6. Tom Ross. (November 9, 2018). ""I'll be playing in #SCGVEGAS next weekend."". Twitter.