2006 Magic: The GatheringEnglish NationalsLast Chance Qualifiers and Side Events

Posted in Feature on July 13, 2006

By Wizards of the Coast

Every Day

8-Player Pick Up Single-Elimination Tournaments
These tournaments will be added as requested (subject to space and judge availability).
Registration opens at 10AM - 8PM (7PM for Limited formats, 5PM on Friday for all formats)
Finalists will win 4 boosters & a deck box for first place, 2 boosters for second place and 1 booster for third & forth.

FormatCost
Booster Draft£7.50
Standard£2.50
Extended£2.50
 

Friday

TimeCostEvent
12PM£20Last Chance Qualifier - English Nationals (Limited: Booster Draft x 2)
  Swiss tournament.
  1st Draft - 1 Ravnica Booster, 1 Guildpact Booster, and 1 Dissension Boosters per player
  2nd Draft - 3 Coldsnap Boosters per player.
  1 player per full 8 players will qualify for English Nationals.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
3PM£5Last Chance Qualifier - English Nationals (Constructed: Standard)
  Swiss tournament.
  1 player per full 8 players will qualify for English Nationals.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
5PMFREEFriday Night Magic (Constructed: Standard)
6PM Swiss tournament.
7PM 1st and 2nd place in each pod will receive one FOIL prize card each.
8PM Door prize – Additional FOIL prize cards will be randomly awarded to two players that did not place first or second in each pod.
5PM£7.50Friday Night Magic (Limited: Booster Draft)
6PM Swiss tournament.
7PM 1 Ravnica Booster, 1 Guildpact Booster, and 1 Dissension Boosters per player.
  or
  3 Coldsnap Boosters per player.
  1st and 2nd place in each pod will receive one FOIL prize card each.
  Door prize – Additional FOIL prize cards will be randomly awarded to two players that did not place first or second in each pod.
 

Saturday

TimeCostEvent
10AM£17.50Grand Prix Athens Trial (Limited: Sealed Deck)
  Sponsored by Cardguy
  Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination Booster Draft
  1 Ravnica Tournament Pack, 1 Guildpact Booster, and 1 Dissension Boosters per player
  The winner wins airfare to Grand Prix Athens. *
  Top 4 receive three round byes at Grand Prix Athens.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
  Maximum players - 128
12PM£5Extended Tournament
  Swiss tournament.
  Maximum players - 64
3PM£10Win a year's supply of "Snap", "Crackle" & "Pop" (Constructed: Block Constructed)
  Sponsored by Fan Boy 3
  Swiss tournament.
  The winner will be sent 1 display of Time Spiral ("Snap"), 1 display of Planar Chaos ("Crackle") and 1 display of Future Sight ("Pop") upon their release.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
  Maximum players - 128
3PM£252HG win-a-box Tournament (Limited: Sealed Deck)
  Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination Sealed Deck.
  1 Ravnica Tournament Pack, 2 Guildpact Booster, and 2 Dissension Boosters per Team
  1st place team wins 1 display of Coldsnap per player.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
  Double prizes for mixed couples.
  Maximum teams - 32
 

Sunday

TimeCostEvent Title
10AM£17.50Grand Prix Athens Trial (Limited: Sealed Deck)
  Sponsored by House Atreides
  Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination Booster Draft
  1 Ravnica Tournament Pack, 1 Guildpact Booster, and 1 Dissension Boosters per player
  The winner wins airfare to Grand Prix Athens. *
  Top 4 receive three round byes at Grand Prix Athens.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
  Maximum players - 128
12PM£5Legacy Tournament
  Swiss tournament.
  Maximum players - 64
3PM£10Win a year's supply of "Snap", "Crackle" & "Pop" (Constructed: Block Constructed)
  Sponsored by Fan Boy 3
  Swiss tournament.
  The winner will be sent 1 display of Time Spiral ("Snap"), 1 display of Planar Chaos ("Crackle") and 1 display of Future Sight ("Pop") upon their release.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
  Maximum players - 128
3PM£252HG win-a-box Tournament (Limited: Sealed Deck)
  Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination Sealed Deck.
  1 Ravnica Tournament Pack, 2 Guildpact Booster, and 2 Dissension Boosters per Team
  1st place team wins 1 display of Coldsnap per player.
  2 Ravnica Block boosters per player prize pool
  Double prizes for mixed couples.
  Maximum teams - 32
 

* Travel:
The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from the sponsor on whom they must contact and the deadline by which they must arrange their travel awards. The sponsor will not refund travel made outside this service. The sponsor reserves the right to award a cash equivalent award in lieu of any travel award at its sole discretion.
All travel itineraries must be from the international airport nearest the player's home and to Athens, and must include 14/10/06 & 15/10/06. No award will be substituted if the player is unable to participate. All other expenses are the responsibility of the player and may include, without limitation, accommodations, ground transportation, taxes, itinerary change fees, passport and visa fees.

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