Grand Prix - Hiroshima
Magic: The Gathering® Pro TourBarcelona Qualifier
January 27 - 28, 2001
The Magic: The Gathering® 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 Grand Prix - Hiroshima is InvasionTM block Limited, with Day 2 Booster Draft. All DCITM Limited rules and Magic® Floor Rules announced on September 1, 2000, along with all subsequent updates, will be enforced.
- Friday, January 26: Registration from 4:00 - 10:00 P.M.
- Saturday, January 27: Tournament begins at 9:00 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to the finals on Sunday.
- Sunday, January 28: Finals begin at 8:30 A.M.
Hiroshima Exhibition Hall
1-14-1 Shoko-center, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken
ACCESS TO EXHIBITION HALL
From Hiroshima Int'l Airport, 48 minute limousine bus ride to JR Hiroshima Station. Then take a train to JR Shininokuchi Station, 10 minute walk.
January 27 - 28, 2001
TOURNAMENT PREREGISTRATION AND PLAYER CONTACT
Preregister by January 12
Japan DCI Tournament Center
Contact for Non-Japanese Players
Ron Foster, Territory Manager, Japan & South Korea
Phone: (425) 917-6182
- Divisions The main tournament at Grand Prix - Hiroshima is open to Magic players of all ages.
If the player who wins an invitation to Pro Tour - Barcelona at Grand Prix - Hiroshima 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 DCI player (valid on the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).
- Tournament Format
The format for Grand Prix - Hiroshima is InvasionTM block Limited, with Day 2 Booster Draft. All DCI Limited 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 - Hiroshima is modified Swiss-style (60-minute rounds, with the number of rounds determined by the number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to the Sunday finals for prizes and invitations.
- Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative through the season or year.)
To be announced.
Takefumi Ichinohe (level 3 certified judge from Japan)
Grand Prix - Hiroshima features the standard main tournament prize schedule as well as a special 1700 rating flag division prize schedule.
1700 Division Prize Schedule
|3rd - 4th||$700|
|5th - 8th||$400|
|9th - 16th||$250|
Main Tournament Prize Schedule
|5th - 8th||$800|
|9th - 16th||$500|
|17th - 32nd||$250|
- Grand Prix - Hiroshima
- Eight-person, on-demand tournaments
- Artist signings
- Gunslinging with a Magic R&D special guest
- Magic: The Gathering® Trading Space
- Prerelease for the PlaneshiftTM expansion (January 28)
GRAND PRIX-HIROSHIMA TRIAL TOURNAMENT
- January 26
- Registration from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. on January 26
- Trial begins at 11:00 A.M.
PLANESHIFT PRERELEASE TOURNAMENT
- Tournament 1: Registration January 27, 4:00-8:00 P.M. Tournament begins at January 28, 9:00 A.M.
- Tournament 2: Registration January 28, 10:00-12:00 A.M. Tournament begins at January 28, 1:00 P.M.
EIGHT-PERSON ON-DEMAND TOURNAMENTS
Standard, Extended: 500yen
Booster Draft: 1,000yen
Sealed Deck: 2,000yen
MAGIC: THE GATHERING® TRADING SPACE
10,000 yen a booth (one half of a table 1800mm wide with one chair)
Pre-registration is accepted only for consecutive use on 27th and 28th. Please write your name, your phone number and the requested number of booth and apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "GP-Hiroshima Trading Space" by January 12.
- Mark Tedin - Bio & Card List
For hotel information go to the Hiroshima Convention Center website and scroll down to the hotel section:
HIROSHIMA, JAPAN, ONLINE INFORMATION
Everything you ever needed to know about Japan or Hiroshima is on this site. It has great links and good maps--everything from climate to culture is covered here!
This is the website for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It has information on foreign policy, economic affairs, and current events.
This site includes metro maps from all over Asia.
This site is good if you want to become familiar with Japanese food. It also provides tips for travelers and information on touring.
This site lists parks, museums, events, places to ski and cycle, and links on the history of Hiroshima.
This site has a great deal of information on and photos of Japan. It's a great site for first-time visitors. It explains how to get around town, where to shop, and what to expect.
This site has information on contacting embassies. It also provides information on tourism, travel, business, and local news.
This site has links to websites on Hiroshima. You'll find information about World War II, what to do in Hiroshima, and a statistical overview of life in Hiroshima.
This site provides maps for traveling in Japan.
This site describes the outdoor activities available in Hiroshima. It includes a daily weather update and suggests places to hike and visit. It also describes festivals that might be going on and offers a vocabulary list for tourists.
This is an in-depth guide to Hiroshima. It discusses the history and culture of Hiroshima and gives suggestions on where to go and what to do. It also has maps and suggests books to read before going to Hiroshima.
This site has photos and offers maps and sign-reading tips.
OTHER WEBSITES ON JAPAN
CURRENCY EXCHANGE INFORMATION
MAP OF VENUE
MAP OF HIROSHIMA
MAP OF JAPAN