Grand Prix–Kitakyuushuu

Posted in Feature on August 21, 2007

By Wizards of the Coast

Entry Fee

The entry fee for all Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu Trial tournaments in Japan is ¥3,000.

Format

 

  • The format for all Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu Trial tournaments is Limited (Sealed Deck + Booster Draft playoffs). For information on this format, please refer to the DCI™ Universal Tournament Rule and Magic Floor Rules documents on the DCI Document Center.
  • Trial tournaments held prior to October 12 will use 1 Time Spiral tournament pack, 1 Planar Chaos booster, and 1 Future Sight booster for the Sealed Deck portion of the event, and 1 booster pack each of Time Spiral, Planar Chaos, and Future Sight for the Top 8 Booster Draft.
  • Trial tournaments held after October 12 will use 1 Lorwyn tournament pack and 2 Lowryn boosters for the Sealed Deck portion of the event, and 3 Lorwyn booster packs for the Top 8 Booster Draft.Deck lists are required.
  • If product is not stamped or preregistered, deck registration and deck swap will be performed for the Swiss Sealed Deck.

Tournament Structure

 

  • The structure for all Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu Trial tournaments will be modified Swiss-style, with the Top 8 players playing in a single-elimination round for prizes and invitations.
  • Each round in the Swiss portion of the tournament will be 50 minutes.
  • The number of Swiss rounds will be determined based on attendance according to the following chart:
    Attendance Number of Rounds
    17 – 32 5
    33 – 64 6
    65 – 128 7
    129 – 226 8
    227 – 410 9
    411 or higher 10

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 Finals

 

  • All Top 8 matches at Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu Trial tournaments will be best 2 of 3.
  • The Top 8 players will be seated randomly at the draft table immediately prior to drafting.
  • The Top 8 bracket will be determined using this random seating.
  • When necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

 

  • All Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu tournaments are run at Rules Enforcement Level 2, and are 24K.
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: The Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this format document.
  • Players are responsible for bringing their own pen, paper, card sleeves, and appropriate counters.

Prizes

 

  • The winning player of each Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu tournament in Japan will receive an third-round bye at Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu. If the winner of a Grand Prix—Kitakyuushuu Trial already has a third-round bye, the bye does not pass down. Byes are only usable for the appropriate Grand Prix and cannot be "carried over" to another Grand Prix tournament.
  • Additional product prizes may be awarded, as determined by the organizer.

Registration Information

 

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should contact their local organizer.

Last update: 9/11/2007

Date Location Venue Registration Tournament Organizer Venue Website
2007-09-02 Tokyo-to, Oota-ku Japan Nationals 9:00-9:30 The DCI Website
2007-09-09 Osaka-fu, Osaka-shi Minato Ku-min Center 10:00-10:30 Satoshi Miyamoto (dandelion @ s2.dion.ne.jp) Website
2007-09-09 Hokkaido, Sapporo-shi Chieria 9:30-10:00 Yuusuke Miwa (kuin @ magikuin.com) Website
2007-09-16 Chiba-ken, Chiba-shi Chiba Shi-min Kaikan 9:30-10:20 Takeshi Miyasaka (miyaken @ lom.jp) Website
2007-09-16 Kagoshima-ken, Kagoshima-shi Kagoshima-ken Juutaku Kyoukyuu Bldg 9:50-10:20 Makoto Oobayashi (kyushumtg @ gmail.com) Website
2007-10-13 Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi Nagoya Kouwan Kaikan 9:30-10:00 Yuu Kanazawa (dianna @ mvb.biglobe.ne.jp) Website
2007-10-14 Osaka-fu, Osaka-shi Yodogawa Ku-min Center 10:00-10:30 Satoshi Miyamoto (dandelion @ s2.dion.ne.jp) Website
2007-10-14 Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka-shi Jounan Shi-min Center 9:20-9:50 Makoto Oobayashi (kyushumtg @ gmail.com) Website
2007-10-14 Kanagawa-ken, Kawasaki-shi Kawasaki Kyouiku Bunka Kaikan 9:30-10:00 Tomoya Nakajima (mtg.japan @ gmail.com) Website
2007-10-14 Kagawa-ken, Marugame-shi Marugame Shi-min Kaikan 9:00-9:50 Shin'ichirou Tachibana (tachio @ dream-egg.com) Website
2007-10-14 Yamaguchi-ken, Shuunan-shi Shuunan-shi Shi-min Kouryuu Center 9:20-9:50 Shin'ichirou Tachibana (tachio @ dream-egg.com) Website
2007-10-20 Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi Nagoya Kouwan Kaikan 9:30-10:00 Yuu Kanazawa (dianna @ mvb.biglobe.ne.jp) Website
2007-10-21 Kumamoto-ken, Kumamoto-shi Kengun Bunka Hall 9:20-9:50 Makoto Oobayashi (kyushumtg @ gmail.com) Website
2007-10-21 Kanagawa-ken, Kawasaki-shi Kawasaki Kyouiku Bunka Kaikan 9:30-10:00 Tomoya Nakajima (mtg.japan @ gmail.com) Website
2007-10-21 Hiroshima-ken, Fukuyama-shi Fukuyama Shi-min Sankaku Center 9:20-9:50 Shin'ichirou Tachibana (tachio @ dream-egg.com) Website
2007-10-21 Ehime-ken, Matsuyama-shi Matsuyama Shi-min Kaikan 9:00-9:50 Shin'ichirou Tachibana (tachio @ dream-egg.com) Website

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