Magic: The Gathering - Pro Tour - New York Qualifier
April 28-30, 2000
The Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to the Pro Tour.
Tournament Format & Schedule
The format for Grand Prix - Nagoya will be DCI Trio Team Sealed Deck with Team Rochester Draft for Day 2.
Friday, April 28 Grand Prix registration, 3:00-9:00pm
Saturday, April 29 Grand Prix tournament begins at 8:00 A.M.
Sunday, April 30 Grand Prix tournament begins at 8:00 A.M.
Nagoya Congress Center
1-1 Atsuta-nishimachi, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya 456-0036
9,000 yen per team
Tournament Registration & Player Contact
Japan DCI Tournament Center
Contact for Non-Japanese Players
Paul Adachi, Japan Country Manager, Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
Tel: (425) 204-5384
Level 4 Judge - Chris Zantides of Australia
The main tournament at Grand Prix - Nagoya is open to Magic players of all ages.
In the event that a player who wins an invitation to a Pro Tour stop at a Grand Prix has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be extended to the next-best finisher in that Grand Prix. Previous qualification may be through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCI player (valid upon the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).
The format for Grand Prix - Nagoya will be Trio Team Sealed Deck (Day 1) & Team Rochester Draft (Day 2). All DCI Extended-format rules and Magic Floor Rules announced on September 1, 1999, along with all subsequent updates, will be enforced.
The structure for Grand Prix - Nagoya will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds, number of rounds determined by number of participants), with the Top 20 teams advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations.
Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:
Teams with a combined total of 45 or more pro points in the Pro TourLos Angeles 00 pro standing.
Teams with a Trio Team Limited DCI rating of 1700 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.
Teams with a combined total of 15 or more pro points in the Pro TourLos Angeles 00 pro standing.
Teams with a Trio Team Limited DCI rating of 1650 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.
Grand Prix - Nagoya will feature the standard "main tournament" prize schedule, with a total purse of $15,000 USD.
$15,000 Main Team Tournament Payout (USD)
Eight-person, on-demand tournaments
Tokai Regional Championship
To be decided
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