Tag: Magic the Gathering

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.

2019 Sponsor Spotlight Series: Alter Reality Games

Every year we highlight and honor our top sponsors and contributors with our Sponsor Spotlight Series. These articles give you a deeper look at the amazing people and companies that make the annual Hunter Burton Memorial Open happen!

Brian “Motumbo” Augustine Joins Our Commentary Team

We are so happy to announce our second member of the commentary team for the 2019 Hunter Burton Memorial Open. Returning for the second year, Brian “Motumbo” Augustine will join DeQuan Watson as our first official stream team. Brian brings a new side to…

What You Can Do To Help The HBMO

Almost daily I get asked by people from all walks of life what they can do to be involved with the Hunter Burton Memorial Open. To be honest, it’s one of the most humbling things to me as the Director of Operations. To be…

DeQuan Watson Announced As First Commentator For HBMO Live Stream!

We are proud to announce that gaming industry guru DeQuan Watson is the first member of our live stream commentary team! “Q” as he’s known by many is a staple in the gaming community and most importantly a well known name in the Magic…

Sponsorship Announcement: Retro 51

We are excited to announce the addition of Retro 51 as the first official sponsor of the 2019 Hunter Burton Memorial Open. Just like last year, Retro 51 will be donating 8 of it’s iconic Tornado fine writing pens to the top 8 players…

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…

Gerry Thompson & The GAM Podcast Confirmed For The 2019 HBMO!

We are so excited to announce that Gerry Thompson will be returning to the 2019 Hunter Burton Memorial Open. Last year Gerry was sponsored by gaming and comic megastore Madness Comics & Games in Plano, Texas. Through their combined efforts they raised hundreds of…