Archive for July, 2013
Location: Tg. Mures, Romania
Date: Sunday 15th September 2013
Venue: Le & Le Games if player number is less then 70 players or Hotel President at 70+ (will be announced)
Start Time: 11am
Entry Fee: 35EUR
Please provide us with your DCI number when pre booking
(Note: End Time: PTQ’s tend to be a long affair. Top 8 matches will probably not start until 7-8pm depending on number of players. Please be prepared for the finals to happen late into the evening)
Swiss rounds: Sealed Deck. Single-elimination playoff: Booster Draft.
Product used will be 6 boosters of Magic 2014 for the Swiss rounds and 3 boosters of Magic 2014 for the Single-elimination playoff booster draft.
Swiss rounds will each be 50 minutes in length
Single-elimination matches will have no time limit.
Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
Number of Swiss Rounds Playoff
8 3 (single elimination) -
9-16 5 Top 4
17 – 32 5 Top 8
33 – 64 6 Top 8
65 – 128 7 Top 8
129 – 226 8 Top 8
227 – 409 9 Top 8
410 or higher 10 Top 8
All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
The top players after the final Swiss round will advance to the single-elimination playoff. The number of players that advanced to the playoff is based on the number of players in the event (see chart above)
Playoff matches will be best 2 of 3
Playoff matches will be single-elimination
While there are no time limits in the playoff rounds, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 60 minutes
Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.
For the first game of each playoff match, the player who finished higher in the Swiss rounds chooses either to play first or to play second.
Planeswalker Points multiplier 5x, REL: Competitive
The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
Players are responsible for bringing their own method of tracking life totals, cards sleeves, and appropriate counters or tokens.
The winner of each event will receive a bonus of 1,000 Planeswalker Points and an invitation and travel award* to Pro Tour Born of the Gods
Top 8 playoff participants receive an exclusive Pro Tour Qualifier Top 8 playmat
3 Boosters per entrant into prize pool, for players 2-16 at minimum 32 players.
Food & Drink:
A Fully Licensed Bar is on site providing soft and alcoholic drinks, snacks and confectionary.
The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast regarding whom they must contact and the deadline by which they must arrange their travel awards. Wizards of the Coast will not refund travel made outside this service. Wizards of the Coast reserves the right to award a cash equivalent award in lieu of any travel award in its sole discretion.
All travel itineraries must be from the international airport nearest the player’s home and to the host city of the Pro Tour, and must include all the dates of that event. No award will be substituted if member is unable to participate. All other expenses are the responsibility of the member and may include, without limitation, accommodations, ground transportation, taxes, itinerary change fees, passport and visa fees.
This award must be redeemed through member’s arrangement of travel itinerary no later than (30) days before departure. Failure to complete travel arrangements as directed by Wizards of the Coast prior to this deadline will result in forfeiture of the award. Every member receiving a travel award must provide to Wizards of the Coast an executed liability release, the appropriate US taxation form (W9 or W8) (or have one on file), current contact information (https://webapp.wizards.com/login.aspx), proof of ID and passport (when required by international destination). In all cases, all such documentation must be provided to Wizards of the Coast, or previously on file, at least thirty (30) days before departure. Failure to timely provide such documentation will result in forfeiture of the award.
Players under the age of eighteen (18) at the time of the Pro Tour will receive a cash equivalent award in lieu of expenses, paid air ticket, and/or hotel accommodations. Such player must still attend, compete, and be listed in the finish of the tournament or forfeit this award.