2011 Russian Federation National Championship

Posted in Feature on April 27, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

Date: 24-26 June 2011
Event Location: CDK MAI
Address: Dubosekovskaya Street, 4, Moscow, Russian Federation


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

Registration times and locations

On 23rd June in “White Unicorn – Novoslobodskaya” store (Kransoproletarskaya street, 16, entrance 4) – from 16:00 till 23:00.

On 24th June at CDK MAI (Dubosekovskaya street, 4) - from 9:30 till 10:15


  • Standard and Booster Draft
  • 1 New Phyrexia, 1 Mirrodin Besieged, and 1 Scars of Mirrodin 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 4 rounds of Standard, 3 rounds of Booster Draft.
  • Day 2 will consist of 3 rounds of Booster Draft, 4 rounds of Standard.
  • Day 3 will consist of the Top 8 finals.
  • 14 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 14 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.


Friday, 24th

  • 9:30 – Registration starts
  • 10:15 – registration ends
  • 10:30 – Standard Round 1 begins

Saturday, 25th

  • 10:00 – Seatings for the players meeting are posted
  • 10: 15 – Draft 2 begins

Sunday, 26th

  • 10:00 – Top 8 players meeting
  • 10:15 – Playoff starts
  • 14:00 – Awards ceremony


National team 2011 (including alternate) will receive tickets to Worlds, San Francisco 2011.

5-8th finishers will each receive 2 booster displays of the current Magic set.

Pro Points table:

PlacePro Points

Contact information

Telephone: +79267355275 (Eugene Bazhenov)
Email: lexxicon85@mail.ru
Website: http://www.mymagic.ru/nationals

Additional information

8-player Standard and booster draft queues will be available throughout 3 days of competition. Registrations starts at 11:00 and closes at 18:00

For more information please visit http://www.mymagic.ru/nationals

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