Magic Online Announcements November 7, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on November 7, 2017

By Wizards of the Coast

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Vintage Super League tonight

Vintage Super League (VSL) is live tonight at 5 p.m. PT on Twitch!

Interested in the decklists being played on VSL? Decklists are updated weekly and can be found here.


Throwback Standard Gauntlet 8: Innistrad era ends tomorrow, November 8

Throwback Standard Gauntlet 8: Innistrad era will close at 7 a.m. PT tomorrow. Join this event in the Play Lobby -> Limited Tournaments -> Leagues. Entry options include 10 Tix, or 100 Play Points.

Decklists and additional information about Throwback Standard Gauntlet 8: Innistrad era can be found here.


Throwback Standard Gauntlet 9: Recent Past begins tomorrow, November 8

Throwback Standard Gauntlet 9: Recent Past begins tomorrow, November 8 and will run until November 17. That's right, this Gauntlet will run an extra two days! Join this event in the Play Lobby -> Limited Tournaments -> Leagues. Entry options include 10 Tix, or 100 Play Points.

Decklists and additional information about Throwback Standard Gauntlet 9: Recent Past can be found here.


Iconic Masters comes to Magic Online November 17!

Iconic Masters comes to Magic Online November 17! Exepct an article this Thursday, November 9 on going over the details surrounding Iconic Masters as well as other Magic Online updates.


Standard MOCS Playoff this Saturday, November 11

The fourth quarter of competition in the Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) culminates on November 11 for the final Playoff Event of the 2017 series! Big prizes, the chance to move up the MOCS Leaderboard, plus invitations to the Magic Online Championship and Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan are all on the line in this event.

Learn more about the 2017 Magic Online Championship Series and how to qualify for future Playoff Events here.


Modern PTQ this Sunday, November 12

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! There is no need to qualify through a Preliminary– simply join this event with 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points. We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, November 12 at 9 a.m. PT.

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!

Pacific Standard Time

Start Time Event Type
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. Modern Challenge
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Vintage Challenge
Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 1v1 Commander
Sunday, 8:00 a.m. Legacy Challenge
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Pauper Challenge

Check out this page for further event details.


No downtime tomorrow, November 8

There will be no downtime tomorrow, November 8. The next two downtimes will be on November 15 (regular, 6 a.m-10 a.m.. PT/-8 for UTC) and November 29 (extended, 3 a.m. PT/-8 for 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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