Magic Online Announcements, June 29, 2021

Posted in Magic Online on June 29, 2021

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic Online Announcements, June 29, 2021

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2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1

Modern Cube June 23–July 7

Modern Horizons 2 on MTGO

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Downtime July 7


2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1

If you missed it over the weekend, the 2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase for Season 1 was played for $70,000 in prizes. Congratulations to Yuuki Ichikawa, the first Showcase Champion of 2021!

You can rewatch all the Modern Horizons 2 Draft and Modern Constructed action now, plus see every players' draft and Modern decklist.

Interested in battling for prizes and prestige? There's time to qualify for the Season 2 Champions Showcase taking place this October. Learn about this year's Premier Play on Magic Online to get started qualifying today.


Modern Cube June 23–July 7

With Modern Horizons 2 mixing things up in Modern, it's time to see what goodies have been added to the cube in this iteration of the Modern Cube!

See the change list and event details here or check out Emma Handy's article for an overview and full card list.


Modern Horizons 2 on MTGO

We're excited to be continuing the amazing play in Modern Horizons 2! Sealed, Draft, and Phantom Draft events we've been running will continue, as well as our special Over the Horizons Series (discussed below). Those Leagues will run until the release of Adventures in the Forgotten Realms in July.

Again, cards from the set are now legal in all formats and this set is non-redeemable.

Modern Horizons 2 Draft League

Entry Options:

  • 25 Event Tickets
  • 3 Modern Horizons 2 boosters + 4 Event Tickets
  • 250 Play Points

Prizes:

  • 3 wins: 6 Modern Horizons 2 boosters + 2 Qualifier Points
  • 2 wins: 2 Modern Horizons 2 boosters

Modern Horizons 2 Sealed League

Entry Options:

  • 45 Event Tickets
  • 6 Modern Horizons 2 boosters + 3 Event Tickets
  • 450 Play Points

Prizes:

  • 5 wins: 6 Modern Horizons 2 boosters + 675 Play Points + 5 Qualifier Points
  • 4 wins: 3 Modern Horizons 2 boosters + 450 Play Points + 2 Qualifier Points
  • 3 wins: 1 Modern Horizons 2 booster + 225 Play Points + 1 Qualifier Point

Modern Horizons 2 Phantom Draft League

Entry Options:

  • 10 Event Tickets
  • 100 Play Points

Prizes:

  • 3 wins: 150 Play Points + 1 Treasure Chest + 2 Qualifier Points
  • 2 wins: 100 Play Points
  • 1 win: 50 Play Points

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Format Challenges are the first step toward qualifying for Premier Play through your favorite Magic formats and provide excellent prizes for those looking to test their mettle in their favorite formats. Learn more about Premier Play qualification.

Magic Online's Format Challenges run once on Saturdays and once on Sundays for each Constructed format! On weekends featuring Showcase Challenge events, the Format Challenge that starts at either 6 a.m., 8 a.m., or 10 a.m. Pacific time is pre-empted by the Showcase Challenge—Format Challenges scheduled at other times remain in place. NOTE: Pauper and Standard Challenges are never pre-empted.

Check out the Magic Online Format Challenges page for further event details.


Next Downtime July 7

The next downtime will be on Wednesday, July 7, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until noon. This is for the release of Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. All times listed are Pacific time (UTC-7).

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