New Magic Online Draft Format

Posted in Feature on April 19, 2011

By Wizards of the Coast

Originally released as two separate draft formats, Zendikar Block and Rise of the Eldrazi were never meant to be played together…until now!

Starting after the downtime this Wednesday, you will be able to play Zendikar Block and Rise of the Eldrazi draft queues in the 8-Player Draft room. In addition, ZEN Block + ROE 64-Player Premier Drafts will be scheduled over the weekend to celebrate this new draft type.

Zendikar Block and Rise of the Eldrazi Draft Queue
START TIMES: On demand starting after the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, April 20.
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 14 Event Tickets OR 2 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack.
SIZE: 8 players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 rounds, Single Elimination.
PRIZES:

StandingPrizesQPs
1st1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, 2 Rise of the Eldrazi booster packs1
2nd1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack0
3rd - 4th1 Worldwake booster pack, 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack0

Zendikar and Rise of the Eldrazi 64-Player Premier Drafts
START TIMES: Scheduled start times beginning Friday April 22 through Sunday April 24.
LOCATION: Premier Events room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 20 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide 1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, and 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack. Magic Online will provide 1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, and 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack for the "Top 8" playoff.
SIZE: 64 players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, single elimination. The "Top 8" will consist of drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, single elimination.
PRIZES:

StandingPrizesQPs
1st8 Zendikar booster packs, 8 Worldwake booster packs, and 8 Rise of the Eldrazi booster packs6
2nd6 Zendikar booster packs, 6 Worldwake booster packs, and 6 Rise of the Eldrazi booster packs5
3rd - 4th4 Zendikar booster packs, 4 Worldwake booster packs, and 4 Rise of the Eldrazi booster packs4
5th - 8th3 Zendikar booster packs, 3 Worldwake booster packs, and 3 Rise of the Eldrazi booster packs3
9th - 16th1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, and 2 Rise of the Eldrazi booster packs0
17th – 32nd1 Worldwake booster pack and 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack0

In addition to the new ZEN Block + ROE draft format, Zendikar Block 4-Booster Swiss Sealed Queues return as well. These queues will be set up in the Swiss Queue Room.

Zendikar Block 4-Booster Swiss Sealed Queues
START TIMES: On demand starting after the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, April 20.
LOCATION: Swiss Sealed Room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 16 Event Tickets OR product.
PRODUCT: 2 Zendikar booster packs and 2 Worldwake booster packs.
SIZE: 8 players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus 3 rounds, Swiss pairings.
PRIZES:

PointsPrizesQPs
92 Zendikar booster pack and 3 Worldwake booster packs 1
62 Zendikar booster packs and 1 Worldwake booster pack 0
31 Worldwake booster pack0

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