|Residence||Seattle, WA (USA)|
|Pro Tour debut||1997 Pro Tour Chicago|
|Pro Tour wins (Top 8)||1 (5)|
|Grand Prix wins (Top 8)||2 (6)|
|Lifetime Pro Points||234|
|Planeswalker Level||46 (Archmage)|
Michael Turian is a successful professional player of Magic: The Gathering. He won Pro Tour New York with Team Potato Nation. Turian also won two Grand Prixs. In 2008 Mike Turian was voted in the Hall of Fame. He was inducted during the World championship in Memphis.
Mike Turian qualified for Pro Tour (PT) Chicago 1997 at a PTQ in Akron, Ohio. He finished 27th at PT Chicago, winning money and automatically qualifying for the next PT in Mainz. An 11th place at Mainz was followed by several Pro Tour money finishes (Top 64 at the time). Eventually he won Pro Tour New York 2000 with teammates Gary Wise and Scott Johns. A 5th place at the World championship in Toronto in the season followed.
The next season started off well with a win Grand Prix Montreal 2001, but other than that some less successful seasons followed for Turian. Eventually the 2003–04 season became his most successful with final day appearance at PT Boston, Amsterdam, and San Diego. He also managed to win another Grand Prix at Columbus.
He left the Pro Tour in 2004, to take a job as developer at Wizards of the Coast.
|1997–98||Grand Prix||Toronto||Block Constructed||30–31 August 1997||7|
|1998–99||Grand Prix||Washington D.C.||Booster Draft||18–20 June 1999||5|
|1999–00||Nationals||Orlando||Special||8–11 June 2000||5|
|2000–01||Pro Tour||New York City||Team Limited||27 September–1 October 2000||1|
|2000–01||Worlds||Toronto||Special||8–12 August 2001||5|
|2001–02||Grand Prix||Montreal||Limited||13–14 October 2001||1|
|2001–02||Grand Prix||Milwaukee||Standard||11–12 May 2002||3|
|2002–03||Nationals||San Diego||Special||27–29 June 2003||8|
|2003–04||Pro Tour||Boston||Team Limited||12–14 September 2003||3|
|2003–04||Pro Tour||Amsterdam||Limited||16–18 January 2004||8|
|2003–04||Grand Prix||Oakland||Booster Draft||7–8 February 2004||3|
|2003–04||Grand Prix||Columbus, Ohio||Limited||27–28 March 2004||1|
|2003–04||Pro Tour||San Diego||Limited||14–16 May 2004||3|
Last updated: 7 November 2011
- Member of the 2008 Hall of Fame
- "Lifetime Winnings Leaders". Wizards of the Coast. 2006-04-04. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
- "Lifetime Pro Tour Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
- "Lifetime Grand Prix Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. 2008-08-11. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
- "Lifetime Pro Points". Wizards of the Coast. 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2008-12-05.
- "Introducing the 2008 Hall of Fame Class: Mike Turian". Wizards of the Coast. 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-05.