20 Tweets: Magic Player’s Championship

Written by Heather Lafferty on . Posted in Magic Culture, Social Media

20 Tweets: Magic Player’s Championship

Heather Lafferty

Heather brings a rare level of passion to all things Magic. She's not a tournament grinder but she loves the game and the community more than most. She's the inventor of 20 Tweets and one of the lead content developers for Legit MTG. Her official title around here is Community Manager but we all know her as our Angel.

This past weekend saw the unfolding of the first ever Magic the Gathering Player’s Championship. All original concerns about the tournament structure and what it was replacing flew out the window as players enjoyed the spectacle of back-to-back matches between some of the best players in the game. This three day event featured Modern, M13 Draft and Cube Draft formats, testing a wide range of player skill, experience and practice.

In the end, Yuuya Watanabe triumphed over Shouta Yasooka 3-2 in a Japanese-dominated finals match. Although Shouta could not break through the Jund shard, the other players and the Twitterverse had his back, congratulating him on an insane run, winning two more pro points total than Watanabe, despite losing in the finals.

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[tweet https://twitter.com/WalkThePlanes/status/241600280871968768]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/DeckConstruct/status/241709975326568449]

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Heather Meek
@RevisedAngel on Twitter

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