Anton Jonsson

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Anton Jonsson
Born (1977-09-12) September 12, 1977 (age 39)
Residence Umeå, Sweden
Nationality Sweden Swedish
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour Tokyo 2001
Winnings US$136,080[1]
Pro Tour wins (Top 8) 0 (5)[2]
Grand Prix wins (Top 8) 1 (9)[3]
Median Pro Tour Finish 110
Lifetime Pro Points 212[4]
Planeswalker Level 45 (Battlemage)

Anton Jonsson is a Swedish Magic: The Gathering player. He has retired from professional Magic. At the height of his career, Jonsson was considered one of the best players in the game, and was especially known for his proficiency at Limited, having reached the Top 8 of a Pro Tour five times. In 2010, Jonsson came back to play in Grand Prix Gothenburg, where he reached yet another Top 8, five years after his last Top 8 appearance. He was voted into the Magic The Gathering Pro Tour Hall of Fame in 2011 along with Steve O'Mahoney-Schwartz and Shuhei Nakamura.[5]

Achievements[edit]

 Season   Event type   Location  Format Date  Rank 
2001–02 Grand Prix Oslo Block Constructed 22–23 September 2001 2
2001–02 Pro Tour New Orleans Extended 2–4 November 2001 5
2001–02 Pro Tour Nice Booster Draft 3–5 May 2002 6
2001-02 Nationals Sweden Standard and Booster Draft 23–24 May 2002 1
2001–02 European Championship Amsterdam Special 28–30 June 2002 6
2002–03 Masters Houston Booster Draft 8–11 November 2002 8
2002–03 Grand Prix Reims Extended 30 November–1 December 2002 8
2002–03 Grand Prix Sevilla Sealed and Booster Draft 22–23 February 2003 1
2002–03 Grand Prix Prague Sealed and Booster Draft 12–13 April 2003 7
2002–03 Grand Prix Amsterdam Team Limited 7–8 June 2003 3
2003–04 Pro Tour Amsterdam Rochester Draft 16–18 January 2004 3
2003–04 Grand Prix Bochum Team Limited 17–18 April 2004 2
2003–04 Pro Tour San Diego Booster Draft 14–16 May 2004 4
2003-04 Nationals Sweden Standard and Booster Draft 21–23 May 2004 2
2005 Grand Prix Helsinki Rochester Draft 6–7 November 2004 5
2005 Pro Tour Nagoya Rochester Draft 28–30 January 2005 2
2005 Grand Prix Lisbon Sealed and Booster Draft 23–24 April 2005 8
2010 Grand Prix Gothenburg Sealed and Booster Draft 28–29 August 2010 2
2011 Nationals Sweden Standard and Booster Draft 28–28 May 2011 8

Last updated: 28 April 2014
Source: Wizards.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 200 All-Time Money Leaders". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2014-12-16. 
  2. ^ "Lifetime Pro Tour Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2014-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Lifetime Grand Prix Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2014-12-16. 
  4. ^ "Planeswalker Points (requires login)". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2014-12-16. 
  5. ^ http://www.starcitygames.com/article/23049_The-Men-Of-Magic-Podcast--Anton-Jonsson-Interview.html