2011 Finland National Championship

Posted in Feature on April 27, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

Date: 20-21 August 2011
Event Location: Servin Mökki
Address: Jämeräntaival 4, Espoo, Finland


The Magic: the Gathering Finland National Championship is an invitation-only event, open to citizens or permanent residents of Finland who have won an invitation to Nationals through DCI ratings or from qualifying events such as National Qualifiers.

Registration times and locations

Friday 19th of August from 17:00 to 22:00, Saturday 20th of August from 08:30 to 09:00 at Servin Mökki


  • Standard (Magic 2012 will be Standard-tournament legal as of July 15, 2011) and Booster Draft
  • 3 Magic 2012 booster packs will be used for drafting
  • Deck lists are required
  • Check the Magic Tournament Rules for Standard and Booster Draft format rules. The Magic Tournament Rules can be found here

Tournament Length

  • Day 1 will consist of 3 rounds of Standard, 3 rounds of Booster Draft, followed by the second draft and 1 round of Swiss play.
  • Day 2 will consist of 2 rounds of Booster Draft, 3 rounds of Standard, and the Top 8 finals.
  • 12 Swiss Rounds total, 60 minutes per round
  • Top 8 single-elimination finals have no time limit; however, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 90 minutes.


  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds
  • After round 12 the top 8 players advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals

Top 8

  • Standard format
  • Losers of the semi-final matches will playoff to determine 3rd place.


  • The Top 4 players receive invitations to the 2011 World Championships.
  • The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place players will form the National Team. The 4th Place player will be the alternate.


  • 40K, REL Competitive
  • Players are required to use the same Standard deck for day 1, day 2, and Top 8.
  • The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document.



  • 08:30 - Doors open, registration open
  • 09:00 - Player meeting
  • 10:00 - Registration for public events open
  • 20:00 - End of main event day 1


  • 09:00 - Main event continues
  • 15:30 - Estimated start of top 8 playoff


The top 4 players will receive a 400 EUR travel award for the World Championships. Players finishing in places 5 to 8 will receive a booster display each. Places 9 to 12 will also receive product prizes.

Pro Points table:

PlacePro Points

Contact information

Telephone: 09-72693080
Email: dci@fantasiapelit.com
Website: http://www.magicpelaaja.com/suomenmestaruuskisat-2011

Public Events

There will be two Last Chance Qualifiers on Friday the 19th of August. Full schedule of public events will be announced later at http://www.magicpelaaja.com/suomenmestaruuskisat-2011.

Champion Challenge: Battle with Current National Champion Jani Lindroos and win a booster!

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