2011 National Championships

Posted in Feature on November 12, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

Held each year, National Championships are the highest level competition for a particular country. In 2011, players from 69 countries will compete in Magic: The Gathering National Championships for the right to represent their countries at the 2011 World Championships held in San Francisco, USA on November 17-20, 2011.

National Championships are regulated by the Premier Event Invitation Policy. The latest version can be found in the Magic Document Center.

Closed Nationals Information:

  • All closed Nationals require an invitation to participate. Complete invitation criteria can be found in the Premier Event Invitation Policy (located in the Magic Document Center).
  • All closed Nationals have rating-based invitations. Those invitations are based on the ratings published on June, 2011. Those invitations will be officially awarded on June 1, 2011.
  • All closed Nationals award Pro Points to the top finishers. To view the points awarded, click here.

Open Nationals Information:

  • All citizens and residents of that country may participate.

Additional details will be added as countries' National Championship information is finalized.

Country City Date Players Club
Level for Invitation
Rating Date
for Invitations
Rating Invitations
# of Rating
ArgentinaBuenos AiresAugust 20-21Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
AustraliaCanberraJuly 22-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
AustriaViennaJuly 23-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
BelarusMinskJune 19OpenOpenOpenOpen
BelgiumAntwerpJuly 29-31Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
BoliviaLa PazAugust 20OpenOpenOpenOpen
BrazilSao PauloSeptember 17-18Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
BulgariaSofiaSeptember 17OpenOpenOpenOpen
CanadaTorontoAugust 19-21Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
ChileSantiagoJuly 30-31Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
ChinaBeijingJuly 2-3Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
Chinese TaipeiTaipeiSeptember 17-18Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
ColombiaMedellinAugust 13-14Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
Costa RicaSan JoseJuly 3OpenOpenOpenOpen
CroatiaZagrebAugust 27-28Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
CyprusNicosiaJune 25OpenOpenOpenOpen
Czech RepublicBrnoJuly 23-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
DenmarkKoldingAugust 6-7Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
Dominican RepublicSanto DomingoAugust 13OpenOpenOpenOpen
EcuadorQuitoSeptember 17OpenOpenOpenOpen
El SalvadorSan SalvadorJuly 24OpenOpenOpenOpen
EstoniaTalinnAugust 6OpenOpenOpenOpen
FinlandEspooAugust 20-21Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
FranceLa RochelleJuly 22-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
GermanyIserlohnAugust 12-14Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
Great BritainSheffieldAugust 19-21Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
GreeceAthensJune 18-19Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
GuatemalaGuatemala CityJuly 23OpenOpenOpenOpen
Hong Kong / MacauHong KongJuly 16-17Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
HungaryBudapestJune 18-19Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
IcelandReykjavíkSeptember 18OpenOpenOpenOpen
IndonesiaSurabayaAugust 7OpenOpenOpenOpen
IrelandBangorJuly 23-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
IsraelTel AvivAugust 28OpenOpenOpenOpen
ItalyRiminiJuly 29-31Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
JapanOsakaJuly 16-18Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
LatviaRigaJune 19OpenOpenOpenOpen
LithuaniaVilniusJune 18OpenOpenOpenOpen
LuxembourgLuxembourgJuly 30OpenOpenOpenOpen
MacedoniaSkopjeJune 26OpenOpenOpenOpen
MalaysiaKuala LumpurJuly 23-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
MaltaSt. Julian’sAugust 21OpenOpenOpenOpen
MexicoQueretaroAugust 27-28Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
NetherlandsUtrechtAugust 20-21Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
New ZealandAucklandJuly 30-31Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
NorwayOsloJune 25-26Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
PanamaPanama CityAugust 21OpenOpenOpenOpen
PeruLimaAugust 28OpenOpenOpenOpen
PhilippinesPasay CityAugust 13-14Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
PolandWarsawJuly 2-3Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
PortugalCosta da CaparicaJuly 23-24Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
Puerto RicoSan JuanJuly 17OpenOpenOpenOpen
RomaniaBucharestAugust 20OpenOpenOpenOpen
Russian FederationMoscowJune 24-26Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
SerbiaBelgradeAugust 21OpenOpenOpenOpen
SingaporeSingaporeJune 25-26Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
Slovak RepublicSenecJuly 29-31Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
SloveniaKranjJuly 2OpenOpenOpenOpen
South AfricaJohannesburgAugust 27-28Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
South KoreaSeoulAugust 6-7Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
SpainValenciaAugust 13-15Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
SwedenGöteborgJune 18-19Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
SwitzerlandOltenAugust 20-21Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
ThailandBangkokJuly 2-3Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1175
TurkeyIstanbulSeptember 18OpenOpenOpenOpen
UkraineKievJuly 2-3Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-1135
United StatesIndianapolisAugust 5-7Level 2 or Higher18-May-111-Jun-11100
UruguayMontevideoAugust 21OpenOpenOpenOpen
VenezuelaCaracasSeptember 18OpenOpenOpenOpe

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