2000 Grand Prix Phoenix Fact Sheet

Posted in Event Coverage on December 16, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast


Grand Prix - Phoenix
Magic: The Gathering® Pro Tour–Tokyo Qualifier
November 10-12, 2000

The Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to the Pro TourTM.

WHERE
Glendale Civic Center
5750 W. Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ
(623) 930-4300
http://www.glendaleciviccenter.com

WHEN
November 10-12, 2000
Side events begin Friday evening.

COST
$25 (Advance registration or On-site)

For advance registration, contact Gamer's Edge at (480)-812-3980. Advance registration will be available until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 7, 2000.

For complete Grand Prix-Phoenix information, including times, hotel information, side events, etc, please visit http://www.monk.org/gpphoenix/

TOURNAMENT

  • Divisions
    The main tournament at Grand Prix-Phoenix is open to Magic® players of all ages.

    In the event that a player who wins an invitation to a Pro Tour stop at a Grand Prix has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be extended to the next-best finisher in that Grand Prix. Previous qualification may be through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCITM player (valid upon the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

  • Tournament Format
    The format for Grand Prix-Phoenix will be Extended. All DCI Extended-format rules and Magic Floor Rules announced on September 1, 2000, along with all subsequent updates, will be enforced.

  • Tournament Structure
    The structure for Grand Prix-Phoenix will be modified Swiss-style (60-minute rounds, number of rounds determined by number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations.

    Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
    Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:

    Third-Round Byes

    • Players with 24 or more professional points in the Worlds 2000 professional standing.
    • DCI players with a Constructed rating of 2000 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.

    Second-Round Byes

    • Players with 12 or more professional points in the Worlds 2000 professional standing.
    • DCI players with a Constructed rating of 1900 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.

    First-Round Byes

    • Players with 6 or more professional points in the Worlds 2000 professional standing.
    • DCI players with a Constructed rating of 1825 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.

PAYOUT
Grand Prix-Phoenix will feature the standard "main tournament" prize schedule as well as a special "1700 division" prize schedule. DCI members who have a lifetime highest Extended rating of no greater than 1700 will be eligible for the 1700 division. The 1700 division prizes will be paid to the highest-finishing players regardless of their standing in the Grand Prix.

1700 Division Prize Schedule
FinishPrize
1$1500
2$1000
3-4$700
5-8$400
9-16$250
Main Tournament Prize Schedule
FinishPrize
1$2,400
2$1,700
3$1,200
4$1,000
5-8$800
9-16$500
17-32$250

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