2008 Pro Tour-Kuala Lumpur Public Events Schedule

Posted in Feature on January 17, 2008

By Wizards of the Coast

Daily Drawings – Sponsored by Strike Zone

There will be Magic product including boxes of foreign product from older sets such as Urza's Destiny, Magic art prints, Magic accessories from the pro shop, one piece of "Power 9" each day donated by Strike Zone! Get your drawing tickets at the information booth and each time you play in a Public Event! (No cost for tickets)

8-Player Single-Elimination Pick Ups

These tournaments will be added as requested (subject to players, space and judge availability).
Registration Opens: 9am
Registration Closes: 12am (9pm, Sunday)
Prizes: Finalists will win 8 boosters for 1st place, and 4 boosters for 2nd place

Format Cost
Booster Draft 55RM
Extended 15RM
Standard 15RM
Sealed Deck 70RM

Prizes

Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance. Unless otherwise noted, top finishing players will receive current set boosters.

Pro Tour Qualifiers

Qualifiers for Pro Tour tournaments award an invitation and a travel award to a specific Pro Tour tournament for the top-finishing competitor.

Grand Prix Trials

Number of Players Number of 3-Round Byes
8 – 32 1
33 – 64 2
64 - 128 4
128+ 8

Trials for individual-format Grand Prix tournaments award a three-round bye to a Grand Prix tournament for one or more of the top-finishing competitors. The number of three-round byes awarded will be determined by the number of players in the Trial as shown in the table below. Grand Prix Trial byes no longer pass down. If a player already possesses a three-round bye, finishes high enough to win another bye from a Grand Prix Trial, that bye will not be passed down to the next eligible player.

Thursday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be ready for seating at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
4:00pm 80RM Last Chance Qualifier – Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur – Lorwyn Block Sealed
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Top-4 finishers will qualify for Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur. Product prizes will begin at 5th place.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur may not participate.

Friday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
10:00am 40RM Pro Tour Qualifier – Pro Tour Hollywood– Extended Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Hollywood may not participate.
The winning player qualifies for Pro Tour Hollywood and receives Airfare to Pro Tour Hollywood. * Remaining prizes are current set boosters
12:00pm 70RM Apple Video – Lorwyn Block Sealed Deck
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack, 2 Morningtide Boosters.
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
Winner receives a 160gb Apple TV, 2nd place receives a 40gb Apple TV. Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
2:00pm 30RM Revised Dual Lands – Legacy Constructed
Sponsored by Queen's Domain.
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
Winner receives 30 Revised Edition Dual Lands, 2nd place receives 10 Revised Edition Dual Lands.
Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
4:00pm 30RM "Old Box" Constructed – Standard Constructed
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
Winning player receives choice of non-English Exodus or non-English Urza's Destiny displays, 2nd place gets the other.
Remaining prizes are current set Boosters
6:00pm 70RM Super Friday Night Magic – Lorwyn Block Sealed Deck
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack, 2 Morningtide Boosters.
Swiss tournament (4 rounds)
Participation Prize – All players each receive 1 February 2008 FNM promo card
Prizes based solely on points after 4 Swiss rounds, FNM card choices are limited to one choice of each type available (no duplicates)
12pts receives 8 FNM promo cards (no duplicates) & 4 Boosters, plus 1 FREE entry into any Public Event at 2008 Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur.
9-11pts receives 4 FNM promo cards (no duplicates) & 2 Boosters.
6-8pts receives 2 FNM promo cards (no duplicates) & 1 Boosters.

Saturday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
10:00am 80RM Pro Tour Qualifier – Pro Tour Berlin – Lorwyn Block Sealed Deck
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack, 2 Morningtide Boosters
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Berlin may not participate.
The winning player qualifies for Pro Tour Berlin and receives Airfare to Pro Tour Berlin. *
Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
12:00pm 40RM MYR $2,000 Amateur Challenge– Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Participation is only open to players with amateur status.
1st Place: MYR 2,630 ($800 USD)
2nd Place: MYR 1,315 ($400 USD)
3rd-4th Place: MYR 660 ($200 USD each)
5th-8th Place: MYR 330 ($100 USD each)
All MYR amounts are approximate.
Prize-splitting is not permitted.
Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
2:00pm 130RM Apple iPod 2HG – 2HG Lorwyn Block Sealed
Sponsored by Cardmaster Hobbies & Games.
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack, 1 Lorwyn and 3 Morningtide Boosters.
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
Winning team members each receive an 8gb iPod Touch, 2nd place team members each receive an iPod Shuffle.
Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
4:00pm 30RM Grand Prix Trial Manila– Lorwyn Block Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Winner receives a 3-round bye at Grand Prix Manila, August 2008 and 2 boxes of current set boosters. 2nd receives 1 box of current set boosters.
Remaining players receive current set boosters
6:00pm 30RM Morningtide Foil Set – Tribal Standard Constructed
- Choose one of Lorwyn's 8 Tribes. (Kithkin, Merfolk, Goblins, Elves, Elementals, Faeries, Giants, or Treefolk).
- Use only Standard legal sets. (Tenth Edition, Coldsnap, Time Spiral Block, Lorwyn, and Morningtide)
- At least one third of the cards in your deck must have the subtype you chose. (For example: At least 20 cards in a 60 card deck). Tribal cards counts as belonging to that Tribe (i.e. "Tribal Instant – Elf" counts as an elf). Cards with "Changling" count as any tribe.
- No Sideboards will be used in this event.
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
The Winning player receives a set of foil Morningtide cards, 2nd receives a set of regular Morningtide cards.
Remaining players receive current set boosters

Sunday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
10:00am 40RM MYR $3000 Malaysia Open – Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Tournament is open to all players.
1st Place: MYR 3,300 ($1000 USD)
2nd Place: MYR 2,460 ($750 USD)
3rd-4th Place: MYR 1,230 ($375 USD each)
5th-8th Place: MYR 410 ($125 USD each
(all MYR amounts are approximate)
Prize-splitting is not permitted.
Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
12:00pm 70RM "Old Box" Sealed Deck – Lorwyn Block Sealed Deck
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack, 2 Morningtide Boosters
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
Winning player receives choice of non-English Exodus or non-English Urza's Destiny displays, 2nd place gets the other.
Remaining prizes are current set Boosters
2:00pm 30RM Apple iPod – Extended Constructed
Sponsored by Gaming, Etc.
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
The winning player receives a 160gb iPod, 2nd receives an 80gb iPod, 3rd and 4th each receive an iPod Shuffle.
Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
4:00pm 160RM Magic Art Prints– Urza Block Sealed Deck
Limited to 32 players
1 Urza's Saga Tournament Pack, 1 Uzra's Legacy Boosters and 1 Urza's Destiny Booster.
Swiss +1 Tournament. No Single Elimination finals. Prizes based on final standings after Swiss + 1 Rounds.
The Winning player receives a Magic canvas art print, rest of top 8 receive a Magic paper art print.
Remaining prizes are Urza Block Boosters.

* Travel:

The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast on 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 applicable Pro Tour or World Championship or event, 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 a 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 (http://webapp.wizards.com/dcimember/), 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.

As with other awards, the players must attend, compete (though not necessarily on the same team), and be listed as finishing in the applicable tournament for which he or she received the travel award. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in forfeiture of the award.

All taxes are the responsibility of the members, and members acknowledge Wizards' recommendation that they consult a tax advisor in their jurisdictions for questions regarding their tax liabilities.

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