2000 Grand Prix Singapore Coverage

Posted in Event Coverage on December 16, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic: the Gathering Grand Prix
Grand Prix - Singapore
Magic: The Gathering® Pro Tour–Tokyo Qualifier
December 8 - 10, 2000

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

TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE

  • The format for Magic: The Gathering® Grand Prix - Singapore is Extended.
  • Friday, December 8: Side Events & Registration from 3:00 - 7:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, December 9: Registration from 8:30 - 9:30 A.M.
  • Saturday, December 9: Tournament begins at 10:00 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to Sunday.
  • Sunday, December 10: Finals begin at 9:30 A.M.
WHERE
Funan The IT Mall
109 North Bridge Road
Singapore 179097
www.funan.com.sg

WHEN
December 8 - 10, 2000

COST
$20 Sing - Onsite registration only.

TOURNAMENT

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

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

  • Tournament Format
    The format for Grand Prix - Singapore is Extended. All DCI-Extended rules and Magic Floor Rules announced on September 1, 2000, along with all subsequent updates, will be enforced.
  • Tournament Structure
    Grand Prix - Singapore will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds, with the number of rounds determined by the number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to Day 2 of competition for prizes and invitations.

HEAD JUDGE
Mountain Hung, Level 3 Judge from Singapore

PAYOUT
Grand Prix - Singapore features the standard "main tournament" prize schedule as well as a special "1700 division" prize schedule.

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

SIDE EVENTS

  • Eight-person, on-demand tournaments
  • Artist signings
  • Gunslingling with a Magic R&D guest Henry Stern

MAGIC ARTISTS
To be announced

PLAYER ACCOMMODATIONS
Peninsula/Excelsior Hotel
3 Coleman Street
Singapore 179804
Phone: 65-337-2200
Special Rates: To be announced

SINGAPORE INFORMATION ONLINE
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
www.gov.sg

Singapore government homepage
www.gov.sg

The mall where the Grand Prix is being held
www.funan.com.sg

This site includes a fantastic link called "Traveler's Essentials" and is a must for first-time travelers.
www.newasia-singapore.com/sections/generator/1,1233,,00.html

This site was designed by the Singapore Tourism Board. It is another essential site that includes travel tips, facts, and the location of North American offices.
www.singapore-usa.com

The Singapore guide for Canadian travelers
www.singapore-ca.com/index.htm

This site gives important information about laws in Singapore. This is a must for new travelers. It also includes a list of hospitals, pay phone locations, time differences, and suggestions on what to wear.
www.newasia-singapore.com/sections/articles/3c/1,1177,263,00.html

This site describes customs and regulations in Singapore.
www.members.tripod.com/~zeoy/chine.html

This site is dedicated to food in Singapore. It includes pictures of food, what to expect, spices, and where to find good food.
www.newasia-singapore.com/sections/articles/3c/1,1177,261,00.html

This site is great for finding maps and bus locations.
www.sg

CURRENCY EXCHANGE INFORMATION
www.xe.net/ucc

MAP OF FUNAN THE IT MALL

Map

MAP OF SINGAPORE

Map

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