Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur 2008

Posted in Feature on December 19, 2007

By Wizards of the Coast

Kuala Lumpur Convention Center
February 15-17, 2008

Get a full rundown of all the happenings at Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur by downloading The Gazeteer! This full-color handout contains public event details, transportation and accomodation tips, and venue information. All files are pdf format.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is the first stop in the 2008 Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour season. But the pros won't be the only ones enjoying themselves: the Pro Tour is above all a great weekend of Magic that brings fantastic opportunities for all players, whether you're qualified for the main event, playing in public events, or just hanging around with your friends.

Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur is a Lorwyn Block Booster Draft format event that runs February 15-17, 2008. The Last-Chance Qualifier will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center starting at 4 p.m., the format is Lorwyn Block Sealed, and the top four finishers will qualify for Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur.

Tournament Location

Kuala Lumpur Convention Center
Halls 4 & 5
Kuala Lumpur City Center
50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
www.klcconventioncenter.com

Tournament Hall Hours

Thursday, February 14th: 15:00-3:00
Friday, February 15th: 7:30-03:00
Saturday, February 16th: 8:00-03:00
Sunday, February 17th: 9:00-24:00

Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur Player Party and Registration

Hakka Restaurant
No 6 Jalan Kia Peng
Kuala Lumpur, 50450
(Note: The location is directly across the street from the Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur venue)

Date: February 14, 2008
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Registration closes at 9 p.m.)

Players must have a signed waiver and consent form to compete at Pro Tour-Valencia. Forms can be downloaded at www.wizards.com/protour and will be available onsite.

Minors must have a parent or guardian’s signature on these forms. Minors will not be able to register or play unless we receive a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. No exceptions!

Bring these forms with you to registration. We will make forms available for competitors at registration, if necessary.

To register, all participants must present one of the following forms of identification:

  • a driver’s license, or
  • a passport, or
  • a copy of a birth certificate and photo IDs (school IDs are acceptable).

We encourage players to attend mandatory registration on Thursday. However we understand that delays might cause players to miss this and we have a registration on Friday morning between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Players at late registration do not always receive the same gifts as those at mandatory registration.

Players not registered by 8:30 a.m. on February 15 may be denied entry to the Pro Tour.

If you anticipate any difficulty registering during the official registration hours, please contact Scott Larabee at +1 (206) 793-3534 or scott.larabee@wizards.com.

Tournament Format and Schedule

Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur is a three-day Lorwyn-Morningtide Booster Draft format event with a prize purse of $230,795. For more information about the format, schedule, and prize payout, click here.

Player Q&A

The recent announcement of the 2008 Magic: The Gathering Premier Event Schedule, as well as the changes we’re making to the Pro Players’ Club, have raised a number of questions within the player community. Therefore, a one-hour Q&A session with Chris Galvin, Vice President of Organized Play, and Scott Larabee, DCI Program Manager, will be held on the Friday evening after the last round of the Pro Tour in the draft area. All Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur competitors are encouraged to attend.

Where to Stay

Site Attractions

PUBLIC EVENTS
Coming soon!Invitations to future Pro Tours, iPods, Apple TVs, 30 Revised Dual Lands, a Morningtide foil set—all these prizes and much more are up for grabs in events open to the public at Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur. The full schedule of public events can be seen here.

ARTISTS ON SITE
Pro Tour–Kuala Lumpur will feature an appearance by Larry MacDougall and Ookubo. Click here to read more about the artists.

WATCH THE TOP 8
All of Sunday's Top 8 action can be viewed on a projection screen in the hall, with Richard Hagon and Bill Stark providing the play-by-play and color commentary. Sunday's action begins at 10:45 a.m. local time, which is 9:45 p.m. Saturday ET, and is available as a webcast from the comfort of your own home.

ATTENDANCE CARD
Come by the DCI booth at Pro Tour-Kuala Lumpur and get your premium foil copy of Mirari's Wake.

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