2005 Welsh Nationals Fact Sheet

Posted in Feature on March 31, 2004

By Wizards of the Coast


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Tournament Date

The 2005 Welsh National Championship will be held on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2005.

Tournament Location

The 2005 Welsh National Championship venue is:
Hasbro Newport,
Caswell Way,
Reevesland Ind Estate,
Newport, GWENT
NP19 4YH.

Player Registration

Saturday 11th September (8.30am - 9.45am)

Tournament Format

All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document

  • Standard and Booster Draft.
    The Standard portion of the event will include 9th Edition
    1 Champions of Kamigawa™, 1 Betrayers of Kamigawa™, and 1 Saviors of Kamigawa™ booster packs will be used for drafting ·
  • Deck lists are required ·
  • Check www.thedci.com for Standard and Booster Draft format rules
Tournament Length
  • Day 1 will consist of 3 rounds of Standard, followed by 3 rounds of Booster Draft, followed by the second Booster Draft and 1 round of Swiss play
  • Day 2 will consist of 2 rounds of Booster Draft followed by 3 rounds of Standard
  • 12 Swiss Rounds total, 60 minutes per round
  • Top 8 will be Standard
  • Top 8 single-elimination finals have no time limit
Advancement
  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds
  • After round 12 the top 8 players advance to Sunday’s top 8 single-elimination finals
Top 8
  • Standard format
  • Top 8 matches will be best 3 of 5
  • Losers of the semi-final matches will playoff to determine 3rd place
Invitations
  • The Top 4 players receive invitations to the 2005 World Championships.
  • The Top 3 players will form the National team and the 4th will be the alternate.
Notes
  • 40K, REL 4
  • Players are required to use the same Standard deck for day 1, day 2, and Top 8.
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
  • Players are responsible for knowing all DCI rules and high-level tournament rules · Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters

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