2012 Vintage Championship Event Information

Posted in Feature on June 2, 2011

By Wizards of the Coast

Where

GEN CON Indianapolis
Indiana Convention Center
TCG Hall
100 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana

Friday, August 17, 2012
Tournament begins at 10:00 AM.

Cost

The entry fee for the 2012 Magic: The Gathering Vintage Championship is $24. Please note that admission to GEN CON is also required. Please visit www.gencon.com for more information.

Format

  • Vintage Format
  • No proxies of any kind are allowed
  • Open to all players

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds, 60 minutes per round
  • Number of rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
AttendanceNumber of
Swiss rounds
17 - 325
33 - 646
65 - 1287
129 - 2268
227 - 4099
410 or higher10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The Top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the Top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3.
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • REL Competitive, Planeswalker Points multiplier: 2x
  • All 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.
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Prizes

  • The winner receives an alternate-art framed Timetwister trophy
  • Boosters and other prizes for other top finishers:
    • 2nd place: 1 From the Vault: Exiled box set, 12 Italian Legends boosters and 3 Chinese Portal: Three Kingdoms boosters.
    • 3rd – 4th place: 1 From the Vault: Exiled box set, 6 Italian Legends boosters and 2 Chinese Portal: Three Kingdoms boosters.
    • 5th through 8th place: 4 Italian Legends boosters and 1 Chinese Portal: Three Kingdoms booster.

Other Vintage-format public events will be offered at Gen Con. You can check out the full schedule at www.pastimes.net.

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