Jessica Estephan
Jessica Estephan
Photo: Wizards of the Coast

Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Jessica Estephan, who is from Australia, was also Magic: The Gathering’s first Grand Prix winner. Earlier this year, Kotaku reported on how publisher Wizards of the Coast wanted to make Magic less of a boys club—it looks like they’re keeping their word.

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Women really won’t be able to win here.

Jessica is going to get crap for her appearance, because we’re trash.

If she were skinny and conventionally attractive, she’d be getting harassed, but in a different way.

I wish her the courage she’s going to need to continue.