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Posted in Feature on December 18, 2006

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Entry Fee

Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with local organizer for specific information.

Format

  • Extended-constructed format
  • The Planar Chaos expansion is not legal for use in the Extended format until February 20, 2007. Events held prior to this date will not use the Planar Chaos expansion.
  • Deck lists are required

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds will each be 50 minutes in length
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
AttendanceNumber of
Swiss rounds
17 - 325
33 - 646
65 - 1287
129 - 2268
227 - 4109
411 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
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • 32K, REL 3
  • 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 must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Invitations, Eligibility, and Prize Money

Players already holding an invitation to Pro Tour–Yokohama are prohibited from participating in any Pro Tour–Yokohama Qualifiers, with the exception of Grand Prix tournaments. Players may have earned invitations through cumulative past performance in the Pro Tour, appropriate Pro Tour Players Club level, winning a previous Qualifier, finishing Top 16 at a Grand Prix tournament, or by being an invited DCI player (valid upon the date of the official ratings invitation announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

Prizes

  • Invitations to Pro Tour–Yokohama (exact number of invitations determined by tournament location)
  • Product prizes to be determined by the organizer
  • Qualifier offer airline travel. See individual schedules for details.

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should call their local contact phone number.
  • Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Wizards of the Coast, Inc., the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, Arena–The League for Magic: The Gathering, DCI players’ organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic World Championships, National Championships, State/Provincial Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or send email to us via the form at http://wizards.custhelp.com.

Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering, Magic, Time Spiral, Planar Chaos, and Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.

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