Category: Event Details

2020 HBMO Date Change

The Hunter Burton Memorial Open means so much to so many. We truly have the most amazing community held firm by players, sponsors, vendors, and supporters from across the country. Without each of you we would not be able to hold our annual event…

The HBMO Comes to MTG Arena!

That’s right, starting next week we will have a mini-HBMO tournament on MTG Arena! This year it’s a first so we have started small with just 16 players. The event will be held over four weeks, ending just before the actual 2020 Hunter Burton…

Events To Look For At The 2020 HBMO

It’s no secret that the best gaming event in Texas is just around the corner, but other than the two big main events, do you truly know the scope of events at the Hunter Burton Memorial Open? Let’s take a look at some of…

2020 HBMO Pre-Registration Is Live!

Last week we officially launched our pre-registration and hotel discounts for the 2020 Hunter Burton Memorial Open on March 27th – 29th! We are so excited to have all of our events up and available for pre-registration to ensure all participants traveling in from…

2020 HBMO Format Announcements

Howdy Hunter Burton fans, I’ve been around on Facebook and chatted with a bunch of y’all over the past few weeks, and many of you have been extremely curious to hear the news we have today. I’ve worked with Wizards of the Coast and…

Our 20/20 Vision & A Long Overdue Thank You!

It has been several months since the 2019 Hunter Burton Memorial Open. It has taken our team a few months to get back on our feet and start the planning for our 2020 event… alas, that time is now!

Full Event Schedule Announcement

By Joe Klopchic Howdy folks! You might recognize my name from last year’s Hunter Burton Memorial Open. I had the privilege to Head Judge the event last year, and it was an amazing experience. This year I’ve worked with the HBMO team to come…

The Legend Lives On – Jeff Zandi

Foreword written by Erin Giddings… As hard as it is to say goodbye to our friend Jeff, it’s truly become apparent in this last week just how many lives Jeff Zandi has truly touched in his storied Magic the Gathering history. Zanman was honestly…

The Loss Of A Legend… Jeff “Zanman” Zandi

It is with great sadness and the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of Jeff Zandi. A founder of the Hunter Burton Memorial Open, a pillar of the Magic the Gathering community, and one of the kindest human beings someone could ever meet.

2019 Pre-Registration Is Live

It’s finally here! The 2019 Hunter Burton Memorial Open is exactly one month away and we have everything you need for registration right here.