2006 Vintage Championship Fact Sheet

Posted in Event Coverage on April 7, 2006

By Wizards of the Coast

Where

GEN CON Indianapolis
Indiana Convention Center
TCG Hall
100 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana

Date/Time

Saturday, August 12, 2006
Registration begins at 9AM
Tournament begins at 10AM

Cost

The entry fee for the 2006 Magic: The Gathering Vintage Championship is $15.00. Please note that admission to GEN CON is also required. Please visit www.gencon.com for more information.

Format

  • Vintage Format
  • No proxies of any kind are allowed
  • Open to all players

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds, 60 minutes per round
  • Number of rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
AttendanceNumber of Swiss rounds
17 - 325
33 - 646
65 - 1287
129 - 2268
227 - 4099
410 or higher10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top-8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top-8 single-elimination finals.

Top- 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3.
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • 48K, REL 4
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this document
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Prizes

  • All prize payouts will include Italian Legends
  • Winner receives Alternate Art Framed “Mox Pearl” trophy, plus 48 boosters
  • Second through Eighth Place each receive 48 boosters,
  • Ninth through Sixteenth Place each receive 36 boosters,
  • Seventeenth through Thirty-Second Place each receives 18 boosters.

GEN CON Vintage Side Events

  • 1PM Thursday: August 10th – Vintage Championship
    $6 Straight Swiss rounds based on attendance. No single elimination.
  • 5PM Friday: August 11th – Vintage Championship Prelim
    $6 Swiss rounds based on attendance with a top-8 single elimination.
    First Place wins a 2-round bye at the 2006 Vintage Championship.
  • 10PM Friday: August 11th – Vintage Championship
    $6 Straight Swiss rounds based on attendance. No single elimination.
  • 5PM Saturday: August 12th – Vintage Tournament
    $6 Straight Swiss rounds based on attendance. No single elimination.
  • 11:30PM Saturday: August 12th – $500 Vintage Tournament
    $10.50 Swiss rounds based on attendance with a top-8 single elimination.
  • 12PM Sunday: August 13th – Vintage Tournament
    $6 Straight Swiss rounds based on attendance. No single elimination.

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