Magic Online Announcements, February 27, 2018

Posted in Magic Online on February 27, 2018

By Wizards of the Coast

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

Check in weekly for the latest updates!


Quick Links

Magic Online Championship This Weekend!

Legacy Cube Returns

Team Modern Super League Tonight

MOCS Monthly Event March 3

PTQ Finals Event March 4

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Downtimes March 14 and 28


Magic Online Championship This Weekend!

After a year of preparation and competition, it's finally here! The Magic Online Championship takes place March 2–4 right here at Wizards HQ in Renton, Washington. Featuring 24 of the best MTGO players in the world, a $200,000 prize pool, and a roster of great coverage personalities, this really is the biggest MTGO moment of the year.

All three days of the tournament will stream live on twitch.tv/magic. Check out Mike Rosenberg's article here for more information.


Legacy Cube Returns

Starting tomorrow (Wednesday, February 28), Legacy Cube returns to Magic Online, giving you the chance to draft a carefully cultivated collection of some of the most powerful cards from Magic's history. Whether you have fond memories of casting the original Counterspell or you've always been curious about Magic's oldest sets, you'll find something to get excited about.

Legacy Cube runs February 28 through March 16, and can be found in the Limited Leagues area of the Play Lobby. To see the full card list, click here. For a complete list of recent changes to the card list, click here. Event details below.

LEGACY CUBE LEAGUE

Start Time: Wednesday, February 28, at 10 a.m. PT
Close Time: Friday, March 16, at 10 a.m. PT
End Time: Friday, March 16, at 2 p.m. PT
Entry Options:

  • 10 Event Tickets
  • 100 Play Points

Structure: Draft, then up to three matches played at your convenience
Prizes:

  • 3 wins: 150 Play Points
  • 2 wins: 100 Play Points
  • 1 win: 40 Play Points
  • 0 wins: 10 Play Points

LEGACY CUBE SINGLE-ELIMINATION QUEUE

Start Time: Wednesday, February 28, at 10 a.m. PT
End Time: Friday, March 16, at 10, a.m. PT
Entry Options:

  • 10 Event Tickets
  • 100 Play Points

Structure: Draft, then three rounds of single-elimination matches
Prizes:

  • 1st place: 220 Play Points + 1 QP
  • 2nd place: 160 Play Points
  • 3rd–4th place: 100 Play Points

Team Modern Super League Tonight

Tonight (Tuesday, February 27) brings another episode of Team Modern Super League! Watch some of your favorite streamers and Magic personalities battle it out with a delightful array of Modern decks to see which team truly is the most super.

TMSL airs Tuesdays (like this one!) at 5 p.m. on twitch.tv/magic. Learn more about Team Modern Super League here, or check out the video below.


MOCS Monthly Event March 3

On Saturday, March 3, a MOCS Monthly Event will kick off at 7 a.m. PT. The format will be Standard. Players can enter with 35 Qualifier Points (QPs), and top finishers qualify for the Playoff Event on May 5.

Learn more about MOCS events here.


PTQ Finals Event March 4

A Pro Tour Qualifier Finals Event will kick off this Sunday, March 4, at 7 a.m. The format will be Rivals of Ixalan-Ixalan Sealed. A red or blue PTQ Finals Entry Token is required to join this event, and the winner will qualify for Pro Tour Dominaria.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.


Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

The Magic Online Format Challenges continue every weekend for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats!

Pacific Standard Time (-8 for UTC)

Start Time Event Type
Saturday, 8 a.m. Modern Challenge
Saturday, 10 a.m. Vintage Challenge
Saturday, noon 1v1 Commander
Sunday, 8 a.m. Legacy Challenge
Sunday, 10 a.m. Pauper Challenge

Check out this page for further event details.


Downtimes March 14 and 28

The next two downtimes will be March 14 (normal), 6–10 a.m. PT/-7 for UTC; and March 28 (extended), 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 for UTC.

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