Category: Event Recaps

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…

ZanMan Goes to GP Las Vegas

Team member Jeff Zandi attended the Magic the Gathering Grand Prix in Las Vegas earlier this year and repped his HBMO gear all the way. Here’s his recap: Grand Prix Las Vegas Magic events don’t get any bigger than at a Grand Prix, and…

The 2018 Hunter Burton Memorial Open Recap!

   After a full year of preparation, the 2018 Hunter Burton Memorial Open has now come and gone. This year’s event far surpassed the numbers of previous years hitting almost 600 unique attendees across the day! Between event entries, donations, and silent auctions, thousands…

A RECAP: THE SECOND EVER HUNTER BURTON MEMORIAL MAGIC OPEN 2015

Hunter Burton Memorial Open II – March 28, 2015 The second Hunter Burton Memorial Open took place on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Like the first event, this one was also held at the Fort Worth Convention Center. It took place in the curved rooms…

Why the Watch?! – The History of the Champion’s Watch

THE HISTORY OF THE CHAMPION’S WATCH Each year the Hunter Burton Memorial Open awards the main event winner with a luxury wrist watch valued around $1,000. In previous years this was but a footnote to the big money cash prizes also being awarded. This…

A Recap: The First Ever Hunter Burton Memorial Magic Open

The first Hunter Burton Memorial Open took place on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. There were 169 players at the inaugural event. The format was Standard for the eight Swiss rounds followed by a booster draft using the original…