Magic Online Announcements August 15, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on August 15, 2017

By Wizards of the Coast

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No Team Draft Super League tonight

There will be no Team Draft Super League (TDSL) tonight, however TDSL will be back next week on August 22!

Team Draft Super League is a live streamed event Tuesday nights on our Twitch channel. You can also watch past Team Draft Super Leagues on our YouTube channel.


Throwback Standard Gauntlet 6: Tribal Lorwyn coming August 17

Decklists and other details regarding Throwback Standard Gauntlet 6: Tribal Lorwyn are available here! Throwback Standard Gauntlet 6: Tribal Lorwyn will begin on August 17 and run through August 23.

More details about Throwback Standard Gauntlets can be found here.



Paul Cheon Magic Online Stream this Friday, August 18

Watch Paul Cheon stream Magic Online on our Twitch channel this Friday at 1 p.m. PT! Paul Cheon (aka Haumph) will start off the stream with a HOU/AKH draft, playing against various Wizards of the Coast employees! You will definitely want to tune in for this fun and entertaining event.


Magic Online Standard RPTQ for Pro Tour Ixalan on Saturday, August 19

A Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifier (RPTQ) for Pro Tour Ixalan will take place on Saturday, August 19. These events are only open to players who qualified via in-store Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier events – pre-registration is also required.

Additional details about Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers can be found here.


Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet Sealed PTQ for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan on Sunday, August 20

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, August 20 at 7 a.m. PT. Qualify for this event by earning a PTQ Entry Token in a Preliminary.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.


Magic Online Format Challenges back this weekend

The Magic Online Format Challenges introduced a new prize structure and recurring weekend events for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats!

Events begin every Saturday at 8:00 a.m. PT, and run through Sunday. Check out this page for further event details as well as the weekend schedule.


No downtime tomorrow, August 16

There will be no downtime tomorrow, August 16. The next two downtimes will be August 23 and September 20, both of which will be extended (3 a.m. PT/10:00 p.m. UTC).

Follow Magic Online's Twitter account for live updates during downtime.


Ongoing and Upcoming Events

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



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