As the precursor to the Pro Tour across the pond this coming weekend, Grand Prix Paris hosted 1,587 people in France to battle some Legacy before the pros tackle the new Modern format at PT Valenica.
Javier Dominguez, a previous Spanish Nationals winner and the creator of Cephalid Breakfast, took it all down with BUG Delver. Dominguez slogged through a Top 8 filled with three BUG decks (two of the Delver variety), three UWr Miracles, Reanimator, and an Imperial Painter.
The biggest newest happened when a disqualification following the final round of Swiss allowed Magic Hall of Famer Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa to make the elimination rounds.
As for the action south of the border, just a tad more than 700 players got to throw down in the first Limited GP with Born of the Gods at Grand Prix Mexico City.
Marc Lalague, winner of GP Anaheim in 2012, took home the trophy using a U/R draft deck filled with removal, including Born of the Gods common all-star Fall of the Hammer. Lalague breezed through the Sealed Day 1 with a W/R heroic deck featuring Phalanx Leader. Lalague bested Mercelino Freeman in the finals.