Born of the Gods Championship Events Begin April 9!

Posted in Feature on April 7, 2014

By Mike Turian

Before joining Magic Online as its digital product manager, Mike worked as a producer for Wizards's technology department, a product manager for organized play, and as an R&D lead developer. He has played Magic Online since it came out in 2002 and Magic since The Dark.

 

Championship Event Dates
Standard Qualifiers: April 9 - 15
Standard Championship: April 20
Limited Qualifiers: April 16 - 22
Limited Championship: April 27

We're just two days away from the start of the Magic Online Born of the Gods Championship!

There will be two Born of the Gods champions, one for Limited and one for Standard. Events kick off on Wednesday, April 9, with Standard Championship Qualifiers that run through Tuesday, April 15. The Born of the Gods Standard Champion will be crowned after the Born of the Gods Standard Championship on Sunday, April 20.

Born of the Gods Limited Championship Qualifiers begin on Wednesday, April 16, and run through Tuesday, April 22. Then, on Sunday, April 27, the top players will compete for the title of Born of the Gods Limited Champion.

UPDATE! We added a participation prize for both Qualifier and Championship events. All players who participate in Standard or Limited Qualifier events will receive a regular promo version of Fated Conflagration. All players who participate in a Standard or Limited Championship events will receive a premium promo version of Fated Conflagration!

As we did with the Theros winners, we will celebrate our Born of the Gods champions with a winners' page featuring their winning decks and highlights from the matches following the last Championship event!

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Standard Magic Online Born of the Gods Championship Events
Standard Born of the Gods Championship Qualifiers Details
START TIMES Wednesday, April 9, at 1:30 PM PDT, following downtime, until Tuesday, April 15, 10:30 PM PDT, running every three hours.
LOCATION Scheduled Events room.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1
15 Event Tickets
PRODUCT A Standard-legal deck.
SIZE 33-64 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss.
FORMAT Standard Constructed.
DURATION Five rounds, each round up to 50 minutes, Swiss pairings.
PRIZES
Match Wins Prizes QPs
5 15 Born of the Gods booster packs
Battle the Horde avatar
Invitation to Born of the Gods Standard Championship
4
4 10 Born of the Gods booster packs
Battle the Horde avatar
Invitation to Born of the Gods Standard Championship
2
3 5 Born of the Gods booster packs 0
ADDITIONAL PRIZE: All participants in this event will receive a regular promo version of Fated Conflagration.

Standard Born of the Gods Championship Details
START TIMES Sunday, April 20, 8:00 AM PDT.
LOCATION Scheduled Events room.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1
Invitation Only
PRODUCT A Standard-legal deck. For the Top 8 Draft, Magic Online will provide two Theros and one Born of the Gods booster packs.
SIZE 65-672 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss.
FORMAT Standard Constructed.
DURATION A number of rounds determined by entries, Swiss pairings, each round up to 50 minutes, followed by a single-elimination Top 8 Draft.
PRIZES
Place Prizes QPs
1st 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
2 premium Born of the Gods sets
2 regular Born of the Gods sets
15
2nd 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
1 premium Born of the Gods set
1 regular Born of the Gods set
15
3rd-4th 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
1 premium Born of the Gods set
15
5th-8th 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
1 regular Born of the Gods set
15
9th-32nd 15 Born of the Gods booster packs 0
33rd-128th 5 Born of the Gods booster packs 0
ADDITIONAL PRIZE: All participants in this event will receive a premium promo version of Fated Conflagration.

Limited Magic Online Born of the Gods Championship Events

Battle the Horde Avatar
Limited Born of the Gods Championship Qualifiers Details
START TIMES Wednesday, April 16, at 1:30 PM PDT, following downtime, until Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 PM PDT, running every three hours.
LOCATION Scheduled Events room.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1   Option 2
30 Event Tickets   6 Event Tickets
plus product
PRODUCT Three Theros and three Born of the Gods booster packs.
SIZE 33-64 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss.
FORMAT Sealed.
DURATION 20 minutes deck-building time plus five rounds, each round up to 50 minutes, Swiss pairings.
PRIZES
Match Wins Prizes QPs
5 16 Born of the Gods booster packs
Battle the Horde avatar
Invitation to Born of the Gods Limited Championship
4
4 12 Born of the Gods booster packs
Battle the Horde avatar
Invitation to Born of the Gods Limited Championship
2
3 8 Born of the Gods booster packs 0
ADDITIONAL PRIZE: All participants in this event will receive a regular promo version of Fated Conflagration.

Limited Born of the Gods Championship Details
START TIMES Sunday, April 27, 8:00 AM PDT.
LOCATION Scheduled Events room.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1
Invitation Only
PRODUCT Magic Online will provide three Theros and three Born of the Gods booster packs.
SIZE 65-672 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss.
FORMAT Sealed.
DURATION A number of rounds determined by entries, Swiss pairings, each round up to 50 minutes, followed by a single-elimination Top 8 Draft.
PRIZES
Place Prizes QPs
1st 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
2 premium Born of the Gods sets
2 regular Born of the Gods sets
15
2nd 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
1 premium Born of the Gods set
1 regular Born of the Gods set
15
3rd-4th 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
1 premium Born of the Gods set
15
5th-8th 20 Born of the Gods booster packs
1 regular Born of the Gods set
15
9th-32nd 15 Born of the Gods booster packs 0
33rd-128th 5 Born of the Gods booster packs 0
ADDITIONAL PRIZE: All participants in this event will receive a premium promo version of Fated Conflagration.

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