Magic Online Announcements November 8, 2016

Posted in NEWS on November 8, 2016

By Nicholas Wolfram

Nicholas Wolfram fell promptly in love with tabletop and video games when he was only two years old, and he has been writing about them since he figured out how words worked. Now he puts together words about Magic, which he started playing way back in 2000.

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Kaladesh Standard Championship Qualifiers and Limited Championship Finals

The Magic Online Kaladesh Championships are coming up! Mark you calendar for November 13 and check out the full article for event details.

Standard Championship Finals: Sunday, November 13

We hope to see you in the Championship!

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Upcoming Kaladesh Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Final on November 13

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: a Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! A Kaladesh Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Final will take place on this Sunday, November 13.

Remember, you are no longer required to enter into the PTQ Finals immediately following the Preliminary that you qualified through, thanks to the redesigned PTQ system that Magic Online Events Manager Lee Sharpe announced here.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.

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Upcoming Kaladesh Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Final on November 12

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: a Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! A Kaladesh Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Final will take place on this Saturday, November 12.

Remember, you are no longer required to enter into the PTQ Finals immediately following the Preliminary that you qualified through, thanks to the redesigned PTQ system that Magic Online Events Manager Lee Sharpe announced here.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.

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The Year of Modern Flashbacks Continues with Magic 2012 Starting Tomorrow

It's 2016: The Year of Modern Flashbacks! If you want to build up a collection for Modern, these Flashback Drafts add everything you draft to your collection once the event is over. Even if Modern isn't your thing, you can enjoy a leisurely Draft through the planes of the past with rotating formats each week!

Triple Magic 2012 Flashback Drafts start tomorrow and run until Wednesday, November 16 and are followed up by Avacyn Restored Drafts. Get the full schedule here and mark your calendar for the formats you're most excited about!

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Upcoming Legacy Challenge November 12

The next Legacy Challenge is coming up on November 12! Big prizes are on the line for the Top 8, like the ten original dual lands, Rishadan Port, Wasteland, and more. Get the full event details here.

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Upcoming Extended Downtime on Wednesday, November 16

There will be an extended downtime on Wednesday, November 16, for Magic Online. Events close at 12:00 a.m. PT/8 a.m. UTC, and store activity and trades end at 2:45 a.m. leading up to the system coming down at 3:00 a.m. The system is estimated to return from downtime at 12:00 p.m.

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Original Modern Masters Phantom Draft League

 

Running Time: Wednesday, November 9, 10:00 a.m. Pacific (UTC-8) until Wednesday, November 16, 3:00 a.m. Pacific (UTC-8).
Entry Options:

  • Option 1: 10 Event Tickets
  • Option 2: 100 Play Points

Product: Magic Online will provide three Phantom booster packs from the original Modern Masters
All boosters are Phantom product and will not be added to a player's collection at the conclusion of the event
Structure: Draft, then play up to three matches at your convenience before the end of the event
Format: Draft
Prizes:

 

Match Wins Prizes
3 Wins 150 Play Points
2 Wins 100 Play Points
1 Win 40 Play Points
0 Wins 10 Play Points

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Keep an eye out for event updates tomorrow!

We're going to be announcing some updates to MTGO events tomorrow, so keep watch!

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Ongoing and Upcoming Events

Head on over to our shiny new event calendar at MTGO.com/Calendar for an easy-to-digest breakdown of events happening all across Magic Online.

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