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UPDATE: Ari Lax Wins Pro Tour ‘Khans of Tarkir’!

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UPDATE: Ari Lax, from Boston, Massachusetts, WINS Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir!!

UPDATE: Top 8 Decklists and Profiles

UPDATE: Day two of Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir has come to an end and with that, we have our final eight players who will do battle tomorrow on the Sunday stage:

  • Shaun McLaren – Canada
  • Ari Lax – USA
  • Ivan Floc – Slovak Republic
  • Lei Shi Tan – Hong Kong
  • Mike Sigrist – USA
  • Tiago Saparito – Brazil
  • Ondrei Strasky – Czech Republic
  • Yuuya Watanabe – Japan


UPDATE: Local Magic Pro Mike Sigrist lone undefeated player after ten rounds!

UPDATE: Join in for day two of the Khans of Tarkir Pro Tour!

UPDATE: Additional Disqualifications announced. What do you think of this unprecedented number of reported disqualifications at Magic the Gathering‘s highest level?


The Magic the Gathering Pro Tour returns to Honolulu, Hawaii this weekend after a long hiatus. Players will be testing their mettle in Khans of Tarkir booster draft and showcasing their hard work in a brand new Standard format.


Day one an day two are now in the books with the final eight players announced. Who will emerge victorious? Join in tomorrow for the top eight! Tune in all weekend along to follow your favorite pro Magic player and watch the action live!


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Don’t forget to follow the action all weekend long and let us know what you think in the comments below!









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Wizards of the Coast Announces Expanded Live Video Coverage in 2014



Wizards of the Coast has announced plans to expand live video streaming coverage of all North American, European and Japanese premier, pro-level Magic the Gathering events in 2014 via Furthermore, video coverage will come to Australia for the first time, too.


Wizards plans to partner with production companies/teams in numerous countries in order to produce this coverage, including ChannelFireball and Star City Games. For Japanese events, a company called NicoNico will produce the content. Events with out video coverage will continue to have text coverage on


In addition, they announced that Luis-Scott Vargas and Ben Stark of ChannelFireball fame will come on as commentators for this coverage.


To read the article in it’s entirety, click here.


About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards’ players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Website at


What do you think? Are you excited for expanded video coverage and potentially higher production value? Let us know in the comments!



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