2014 Magic Online Championship in Seattle

Posted in Magic Online on February 16, 2015

By David Whitfield

David works on the Magic community team as a content specialist. He spends his days writing about Magic Online and trying to play too many colors at once in Limited.

Seattle
May 15–17, 2015

The Magic Online Championship features sixteen players battling for a share of more than $100,000 in cash prizes. Viewers can tune into Twitch.tv/magic to watch a live broadcast of the event.

The sixteen 2014 Magic Online Championship finalists include:

  • Twelve individual Magic Online Championship Series season winners
  • One MOCS Player-of-the-Year Championship winner
  • Two MOCS Last-Chance Qualifier winners
  • The defending 2013 Magic Online champion, Lars Dam

Think you have the skills to make it to next year's 2015 Magic Online Championship? The 2015 Magic Online Championship Series is under way now. Visit this page for more information and a full schedule of season championships.


Viewer Information

Here is the full list of competitors for the 2014 Magic Online Championship:

Season Name MTGO Name Season Championship Format
Defending Champion Lars Dam malavi N/A
Season 1 Winner Sebastian Pozzo sebastianpozzo Standard
Season 2 Winner Antonio Del Moral Leon CharLy Standard
Season 3 Winner Lukas Dusek Lukero15 Vintage Masters Sealed
Season 4 Winner Daryl Ayers Daryl_Ayers Modern
Season 5 Winner Shintaro Ishimura rizer Khans of Tarkir Sealed
Season 6 Winner Marius Schwarze xXGimmliXx Khans of Tarkir Block Constructed
Season 7 Winner Olle Rade OlleR Holiday Cube Sealed
Season 8 Winner Jasper De Jong jasperov Magic 2015 Sealed
Season 9 Winner Magnus Lantto Lantto Legacy
Season 10 Winner Nathan Smith Pandabeast24 Khans of Tarkir Sealed
Season 11 Winner Aleksa Telarov m3l0q Standard
Season 12 Winner Martin Dang StryCe Vintage Masters Sealed
Last Chance Qualifier Timothy Divelbliss TJDive Khans of Tarkir Sealed
Last Chance Qualifier Lucas Duchow Duke12 Holiday Cube Sealed
Player of the Year Maxime Martin BradPitKeeper Khans of Tarkir Sealed

Media Requests

Please send an email to press@wizards.com if you wish to set up a media credential for the Magic Online Championship. Wizards of the Coast asks that all media requests be submitted by Thursday, April 30 (two weeks prior to the event). Requests made after that date, including requests made on site, may be denied.

The Magic Online Championship is not open to the public.


Player Information

Format and Tournament Length

Friday

  • Three rounds of Vintage
  • Four rounds of Modern

Saturday

  • Three rounds of DTK/DTK/FRF Draft
  • Four rounds of Standard, cut to the Top 4

Sunday

Semifinals are Standard.

Finals are best of three matches.

  • First Match: Vintage
  • Second Match: Modern
  • Third Match (if necessary): Standard

Prizes

Place Prize
1 $25,000
2 $17,000
3-4 $9,000
5-8 $6,000
9-16 $4,000
Total $116,000

In addition to cash prizes, the winner of the Magic Online Championship is immediately advanced to Gold level for the remainder of the current season and the entirety of the following season (as if that player had reached the minimum number of Professional Points at that Magic Online Championship to be promoted to Gold level). The winner will also be invited back to next year's Magic Online Championship to defend the title!

All prizes in U.S. Dollars. Additional prizes include one complete Standard-legal foil premium digital set and one complete Standard-legal regular digital set for first and second place, and one complete Standard-legal regular digital set for all other participants. Each player may select the set(s) they receive. First place also earns an invitation to the 2015 Magic World Championship. Prizes subject to change.

Determination of the eligibility of a person under age 18 to participate in the 2014 Magic Online Championship Series is based on the permission granted to said person by his/her parent or legal guardian.

All prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). This is a contest of skill and, therefore, there are no odds of winning as is the case with a game of chance. All applicable taxes, fees, duties, tariffs, passport or visa costs, and any license, destination, entry, exit and/or delivery charges are the sole responsibility of each player. Taxes on the prizes (including, without limitation, income taxes), if any, are the sole responsibility of the player winners.

LEGAL INFORMATION

Release: By entering (or consenting to the entry of a person under 18) the 2014 Magic Online Championship Series, each participant (or the participant's parent or legal guardian, if the participant is under 18) and the winner (or the winner's parent or legal guardian, if winner is under 18) thereby releases Wizards of the Coast LLC, Hasbro, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the 2014 Magic Online Championship Series or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved under the laws of the State of Washington, without respect to any conflict of law issues, and participants agree that such shall be resolved properly, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the U.S. Federal and State Courts of King County, Washington, U.S.A. All of Sponsor's decisions regarding the application and interpretation of the Rules are final.

Disclaimer of Liability; Certain Risks
Sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled, distorted, or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any event disruptions, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsors; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the 2014 Magic Online Championship Series.

Participation in 2014 Magic Online Championship Series is void where restricted, taxed or prohibited by law.

The winners of this tournament will be posted on http://www.wizards.com.

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