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Magic: the Gathering National Championships
2008 US National Championship

U.S. Nationals Invitation list comprises the following:

  • The current U.S. National Champion and members of the current U.S. national team:
  • Players from the U.S. with Pro Tour Players Club level 2 or higher.
  • Winners of invitations through City Championship tournaments.
  • Winners of invitations through Regional Championships.
  • Winners of invitations through US Open tournaments (“grinders”).
  • The Top 100 DCI Composite–ranked players from the U.S. on June 25, 2008.

All players on the list below are already qualified for U.S. Nationals and are not permitted to play in U.S. Regional Championships and/or U.S. Nationals Open Events (“Grinders”).

First Last Invitation Source CC/REG Date CC/REG City CC/REG Country
Luis Scott-Vargas 2007 U.S. National Champion n/a n/a n/a
Michael Bennett 2007 U.S. National Team n/a n/a n/a
Thomas Drake 2007 U.S. National Team n/a n/a n/a
Michael Jacob 2007 U.S. National Team n/a n/a n/a
Jon Finkel Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brandon Scheel Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Thomas Guevin Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Cory Aguilard Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Mike Kvetkosky Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Joseph Crosby Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jamie Parke Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Tyler Mantey Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Adam Yurchick Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Andrew Cuneo Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
John Penick Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Adam Chambers Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Melissa DeTora Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Mike Hron Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Charles Gindy Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
mike thomas Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Seth Manfield Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Michael Gurney Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Scott McCord Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Chris Ripple Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Timothy Aten Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Steven Sadin Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Daniel OMahoneySchwartz Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Zvi Mowshowitz Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Eli Kassis Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Clayton Mooney Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jeremy Mathis Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
John Akey Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Alex Majlaton Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Ben Rubin Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Alex Lieberman Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Robert Dougherty Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Matt Hansen Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Robert Gross Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Taylor Webb Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Valentin Moskovich Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
David Solis Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Ken Ho Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Allan Shuldiner Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Zac Hill Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Marshall McNeill Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brendan O'Donnell Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jesse Carpenter Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Tim Danziger Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Mark Herberholz Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brad Nelson Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Lawrence Watts Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Richard Boyes Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Paul Cheon Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Zack Hall Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Alex Shvartsman Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
David Ochoa Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Craig Krempels Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Christopher Manning Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Chris Lachmann Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Matt Sperling Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Chris Davis Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Alex Melnikow Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Ben Rasmussen Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Corey Baumeister Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Steve Locke Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Standish Choi Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jimmy Jarman Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Adam Klein Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Korey Mcduffie Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Andrew Walden Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Gabe Walls Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Wesley Perkins Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
james zornes Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Michael Krumb Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Alec Nezin Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brett Piazza Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Robert Schiermeyer Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jonathan Sonne Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jeremy Zwirn Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Patrick Chapin Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Marshall Fine Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Conley Woods Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Wilbert Yeung Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brandon Bruner Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jesse Hawkins Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brendan Banfield Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Anthony Justice Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Lucien Longlais Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Mat Marr Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Samuel Black Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Luis Scott-Vargas Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Benjamin Lundquist Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Nicholas Lynn Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Robert Seder Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Sam Stein Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
John Kolos Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Aaron Cutler Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brian Stroh Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Christopher Greene Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Brandon Nelson Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
John Lackeos Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
Jason Plourde Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
David Weitz Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
John Pelcak Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
David Saylor Top 100 Composite Rating n/a n/a n/a
John Alesi-mullen Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Timothy Aten Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Richard Boyes Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Adam Chambers Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Patrick Chapin Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Paul Cheon Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Alan Comer Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Mark Conkle Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Phu Dao Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Jim Davis Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Antonino De Rosa Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Robert DiPalma Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Robert Dougherty Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Gerard Fabiano Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Jon Finkel Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
John Fiorillo Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Charles Gindy Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Christopher Greene Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Michael Gurney Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Zack Hall Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Matt Hansen Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Eugene Harvey Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Mark Hendrickson Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Mark Herberholz Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Zac Hill Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Mike Hron Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
David Humpherys Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Jason Imperiale Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
David Irvine Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Darwin Kastle Mess Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Alex Kim Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Craig Krempels Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Chris Lachmann Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Osyp Lebedowicz Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Benjamin Lundquist Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Robert Maher Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Alex Majlaton Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Seth Manfield Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Tyler Mantey Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Chris McDaniel Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
John Moore Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
William Moreno Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Zvi Mowshowitz Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Jamie Parke Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
John Pelcak Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Brett Piazza Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Ben Rubin Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Matthew Rubin Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Steven Sadin Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Brandon Scheel Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Gabriel Schwartz Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Luis Scott-Vargas Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
John Sittner Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Jonathan Sonne Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Shaheen Soorani Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Sam Stein Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Gadiel Szleifer Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Gerry Thompson Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Mike Thompson Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Ervin Tormos Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Owen Turtenwald Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Jacob Van Lunen Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Gaudenis Vidugiris Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Gabe Walls Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Taylor Webb Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Josh Wludyka Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Steven Wolansky Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Dane Young Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Adam Yurchick Players Club 2+ n/a n/a n/a
Ross Anderson City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Phoenix United States
Ben Banbury-Hamm City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Portsmouth United States
alex bertoncini City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Valley Stream United States
Curtis Cole City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Coralville United States
Brad Denmark City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Alpharetta United States
Chris Eng City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Renton United States
Dustin Feigerle City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Comstock Park United States
Daniel Garmon City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Rockville United States
Clayton Gillette City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Eureka United States
brian goldberg City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Anaheim United States
Luke Goodwin City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Overland Park United States
Jason Hager City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Oberlin United States
Stephen Hines City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Panama City United States
Ben Jackson City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Oklahoma City United States
Jasper Johnson-Epstein City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Naperville United States
Aaron Lewis City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Standish United States
shea miller City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Conshohocken United States
Donald Morway City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Manchester United States
Daniel Neeley City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Louisville United States
John Preskitt City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Ogden United States
Charlie Rue City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Garland United States
kyle sanchez City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Austin United States
Jeff Santoro City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Rochester United States
Ethan Sillars City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 St Louis Park United States
Rafael Solari City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Dublin United States
David Stroud City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Salem United States
Steven Tyler City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Franklin United States
Adam Westnedge City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Durham United States
Jeremiah Wilson City Championship Winner 4/12/2008 Littleton United States
Scott Kasliner Special Invitation n/a n/a n/a
Andre Pirschel Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Albequerque United States
Andres Dominguez Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Albequerque United States
raul fernandez Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Albequerque United States
Victor Bitter Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Albequerque United States
Jonah Chilk Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Anaheim United States
Ben Meyer Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Anaheim United States
Peter Nguyen Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Anaheim United States
Bryce Yockey Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Anaheim United States
Andrejs Prost Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Anchorage United States
Jeff Gottstein Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Anchorage United States
Brian Eason Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Atlanta area United States
Joseph Keaveny Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Atlanta area United States
Marshall Ashford Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Atlanta area United States
Derrick Sheets Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Atlanta area United States
Geoffrey Kirsch Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Boston United States
David Feinstein Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Boston United States
patrick crane Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Boston United States
Brett Coggan Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Boston United States
David Blumenthal Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Chicago United States
Samuel Black Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Chicago United States
Ben Rasmussen Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Chicago United States
Timothy George Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Chicago United States
James Orr Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Columbus United States
Michael Pinnegar Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Columbus United States
Stephen Ashcraft Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Columbus United States
William Madsen Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Columbus United States
Michael Lottich Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 DC area United States
Matthew Mancinelli Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 DC area United States
Mason Vines Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 DC area United States
Kyle Miller Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 DC area United States
Nick Bonham Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Denver United States
Paul Gallagher Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Denver United States
Robert Barth Reynolds Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Denver United States
Todd Brewick Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Denver United States
Brian Arnoldy Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Detroit United States
Jason Terry Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Detroit United States
Dylan Austin Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Detroit United States
Kasey Tanner Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Detroit United States
Nathaniel Weeks Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 East Hartford United States
Michael Lapine Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 East Hartford United States
Michael Bauer Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 East Hartford United States
Max Tietze Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 East Hartford United States
Martin Peters Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Edison United States
Matt Ferrando Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Edison United States
Jack Calvi Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Edison United States
Robert Seder Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Edison United States
Tuan Phan Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Fort Worth United States
Justin Howard Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Fort Worth United States
Kelly Thompson Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Fort Worth United States
Matthias Telkamp Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Fort Worth United States
Marsh Usary Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 High Point United States
Josh Beverly Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 High Point United States
Jeffrey Stewart Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 High Point United States
John Mahon Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 High Point United States
jason galut Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Honolulu United States
Timothy Thomason Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Honolulu United States
Nathan Zamora Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Houston United States
Peter Hensel Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Houston United States
Scott Barrentine Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Houston United States
Shaun Rodriguez Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Houston United States
Bobby Kelley Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Indianapolis United States
Chase Lamm Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Indianapolis United States
Christopher O'Bryant Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Indianapolis United States
Sam Younis Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Indianapolis United States
Gavin Thompson Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Lincoln United States
Nick Wise Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Lincoln United States
Tony Orsi Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Lincoln United States
mike alakayleh Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Lincoln United States
Chris Kieta Mil. Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Malsch Germany
Patrick Bush Mil. Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Malsch Germany
John Freitas Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Memphis United States
Ryan Hatcher Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Memphis United States
Scott Mc Lean Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Memphis United States
Damien Beaumont Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Memphis United States
Aadil Qadir Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Miami area United States
Mark Landers Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Miami area United States
David Hafter Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Miami area United States
Jared Offenther Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Miami area United States
Trevor Jones Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Minneapolis United States
Matthias Hunt Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Minneapolis United States
Ben Woyak Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Minneapolis United States
Konstantin Brakefield Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Minneapolis United States
Patrick Cox Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Orlando United States
Zach Efland Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Orlando United States
Jonathan Marsh Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Orlando United States
David Sharfman Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Orlando United States
Travis Groski Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Philadelphia United States
Jonathan Albert Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Philadelphia United States
Shawn Gorzkowski Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Philadelphia United States
Brad Robinson Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Philadelphia United States
Josh Tyler Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Phoenix United States
Riad Mourssali Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Phoenix United States
Xavier Castillo Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Phoenix United States
Adam Prosak Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Phoenix United States
Robbie Hartman Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Pittsburgh United States
Jonathan Benson Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Pittsburgh United States
Alex Shefler Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Pittsburgh United States
Steve Tuchek Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Pittsburgh United States
Dave Doffing Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Portland United States
Jorge Paniagua Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Portland United States
Russ Heitkamp Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Portland United States
Sean Collins Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Portland United States
Colin Beskeen Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Sacramento United States
Matt Kurtin Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Sacramento United States
Joseph Kambourakis Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Sacramento United States
Sean Toysa Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Sacramento United States
Steven Jarvis Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Salt Lake City United States
Seth Williams Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Salt Lake City United States
Timothy Bentkowski Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Salt Lake City United States
richard cook Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Salt Lake City United States
Martin Goldman-Kirst Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Seattle United States
Greg Peloquin Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Seattle United States
Nathan Ramos Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Seattle United States
Sam Swanson Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Seattle United States
joe waller Mil. Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Seoul Korea (South)
Thomas Smith Mil. Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 Seoul Korea (South)
Otto Zoell Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 SF Bay Area United States
Ryan Storment Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 SF Bay Area United States
Adam Loraine Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 SF Bay Area United States
Nicholas Lynn Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 SF Bay Area United States
Joe Hemmann Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 St. Charles United States
Joshua Hensley Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 St. Charles United States
Nicholas Calcaterra Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 St. Charles United States
Alex Cioffi Regionals Champs 6/7/2008 St. Charles United States
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