Nicolai Herzog

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Nicolai Herzog
Residence Oslo, Norway[1]
Nationality Norway Norwegian
Winnings $197,395[2]
Pro Tour wins (Top 8) 2 (5)[3]
Grand Prix wins (Top 8) 0 (3)[4]
Lifetime Pro Points 262[5]
Planeswalker Level 47 (Archmage)

Nicolai Herzog is a professional Magic: The Gathering player from Oslo, Norway. His greatest achievement was winning two consecutive Limited Pro Tours in 2004. Both featured draft formats in the Mirrodin-block. He was inducted to the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour Hall of Fame in December 2007.[5]

Top 8 appearances[edit]

Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
1998–99 Nationals Norway Standard and Booster Draft 23–24 May 1999 1
1998–99 European Championship Berlin Standard and Booster Draft 10–12 July 1999 1
1998–99 Worlds Yokohama Special 4–8 August 1999 8
2000–01 Nationals Norway Standard and Booster Draft 13–14 May 2001 1
2000–01 Worlds Toronto National team 8–12 August 2001 2
2001–02 Grand Prix Vienna Rochester Draft 6–7 October 2001 3
2001–02 Nationals Norway Standard and Booster Draft 14–15 April 2002 6
2002–03 Pro Tour Chicago Rochester Draft 17–19 January 2003 2
2002–03 Nationals Norway Standard and Booster Draft 4–5 May 2003 4
2002–03 European Championship London Standard and Booster Draft 4–6 July 1
2003–04 Pro Tour Amsterdam Rochester Draft 16–18 January 2004 1
2003–04 Grand Prix Bochum Team Limited 17–18 April 2004 2
2003–04 Pro Tour San Diego Booster Draft 14–16 May 2004 1
2006 Nationals Norway Standard and Booster Draft 12–13 August 2006 2
2008 Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur Booster Draft 15–17 February 2008 8
2010 Grand Prix Gothenburg Sealed and Booster Draft 27–29 August 2010 5

Last updated: 29 August 2010
Source: Wizards.com

Other Accomplishments[edit]

According to Ask Wizards, Herzog also possess the following records (http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtgcom/askwizards/0408):

  • Highest ever DCI Rating at 2351 during the Fifth Dawn prerelease in Oslo, Norway.
  • Highest ever event-final DCI Rating at 2350 after Pro Tour San Diego on 5/14/2004.
  • Second highest ever event-final DCI Rating at 2341 after the Fifth Dawn prerelease in Oslo, Norway on 5/23/2004.
  • Third highest ever event-final DCI Rating at 2334 after a booster draft event in Oslo on 6/24/2004.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DCI & RPGA Rankings and Ratings". The DCI. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  2. ^ "Top 200 All-Time Money Leaders". Wizards of the Coast. 17 April 2013. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lifetime Pro Tour Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. 2007-12-10. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Lifetime Grand Prix Top 8s". 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  5. ^ a b c "Nicolai Herzog — Hall of Fame Profile". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
Preceded by
Norway Sturla Bingen
Magic European Champion
1999
Succeeded by
Netherlands Noah Boeken
Preceded by
Germany David Brucker
Magic European Champion
2003
Succeeded by
Competition Discontinued
Preceded by
Snorre Helvik
Magic Norwegian National Champion
1999
Succeeded by
Bjørn Petter Jocumsen
Preceded by
Andreas Nordahl
Magic Norwegian National Champion
2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent