They're not often in the headlines, and outside of a great event by Star City or ChannelFireball you don't hear much about them. But they are a really important part of our community.
The tournament organizer.
These people exist largely in the background, but nearly every great (or less-than-great) Grand Prix experience you've had has a lot to do with these guys.
Today, you can knock one off that list.
Wizards announced that it's parting ways with Gordian Knot Games. We don't really know what led to this decision, nor do I know how this will play out in Europe since I'm not familiar with that scene. But it's worth noting at least, and I'm sure someone with more knowledge of the situation can chime in here.