Magic Online Announcements August 29, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on August 29, 2017

By Wizards of the Coast

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Every Tuesday, we round up all of the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Team Draft Super League Finals tonight at 6 p.m. PT

Team Draft Super League is back tonight at 6 p.m. PT! Team Draft Super League is a live streamed event on our Twitch channel. You can also watch past Team Draft Super Leagues on our YouTube channel.

Tonight's Finals will be between teams Peach Garden Oath and Dem Boyz! Team rosters are below:

Peach Garden Oath Dem Boyz
Alexander Hayne
Mike Sigrist
Steve Rubin


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Throwback Standard Gauntlet: Worldwake begins tomorrow, August 30

Tomorrow Throwback Standard Gauntlet:Worldwake begins! You will be able to enter this event tomorrow and the event will run through September 6. 

For more details about Throwback Standard Gauntlet: Worldwake, as well as decklists, please refer to this article here.

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Vintage League begins tomorrow, August 30!

Vintage Leagues are finally here! Check out Lee Sharpe's article here for all of the exciting details!

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Vintage B&R update to cause brief downtime tomorrow, August 30

Starting at 8 a.m. PT, Magic Online will go into a brief downtime lasting until roughly 9 a.m. PT. During this time the Magic Online team will be implementing the necessary B&R updates affecting Vintage. Please be aware that redemptions will not be processed during this downtime. 

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Treasure Chest Card Previews

We have asked a select few from the Magic Online community to preview the upcoming Treasure Chest Promos! Keep an eye on our Twitter this Thursday, August 31, as we share these previews with you!

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Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet Sealed PTQ for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan on Saturday, September 2

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Saturday, September 2 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.

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Modern PTQ for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan Sunday, September 3

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, September 3 at 9 a.m. PT.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.

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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.

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Upcoming downtimes

There is a brief downtime tomorrow, August 30, an extended downtime (3 a.m. PT/10:00 p.m. UTC) on September 20, and a regular downtime on October 11.

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

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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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