Gold Tier Tournaments

Posted in The Week That Was on October 6, 2006

By Brian David-Marshall

Brian David-Marshall is a New York–based game designer who has been involved with Magic since 1994, when he started organizing tournaments and ran a Manhattan game store. Since then, he has been a judge, a player, and one of the longest-tenured columnists on, as he enters his second decade writing for the site. He is also the Pro Tour Historian and one of the commentators for the Pro Tour.

Sixty-seven stores across the United States and Canada have been selected to run special Magic: The Gathering Gold Tier Tournaments the second weekend of October. These sanctioned tournaments will be Sealed Deck, Booster Draft, or Standard (determined by location). Check the schedule below for dates and formats in your area.

Prizes are as follows:

  • The winner will receive a Magic: The Gathering embroidered backpack and one display box of Time Spiral.
  • Top 8 players will receive three-row card boxes with Time Spiral art
  • Every player will receive a premium Powder Keg card for participating (while supplies last)
  • In addition, each store will receive a framed certificate with the store name and the winner's name.

    Participating Stores

    FormatDateStore AddressCityState / ProvincePhone #
    Sealed10/14Gamers Lair10054 158th StreetEdmontonAB(780) 472-4101
    Booster Draft10/15Borderland Relics7730 - B Old Shell RoadMobileAL(251) 634-0222
    Standard10/14Mishra's Game Factory7474 Edmonds StreetBurnabyBC(604) 521-4471
    Standard10/15Skyhaven Games3458 Tillicum RdVictoriaBC(250) 477-1519
    Sealed10/13Games of Berkeley2151 Shattuck AvenueBerkeleyCA(510) 540-7822
    Standard10/14Adventures in Comics & Games6026 Fair Oaks BlvdCarmichaelCA(916) 973-9064
    Standard10/14Dear Mr. Fantazy1040 N Tustin StreetOrangeCA(714) 288-1353
    Sealed10/13Shuffle & Cut Games8605 1/2 Baseline RoadRancho CucamongaCA(909) 364-9171
    Sealed10/15GMI Games & Collectibles8300 Limonite Avenue, Unit FRiversideCA(951) 681-8270
    Sealed10/14A Hidden Fortress1960-9 Sdequoia AvenueSimi ValleyCA(805) 526-6457
    Sealed10/14Stonebridge Games449 Main StLongmontCO(303) 776-3796
    Standard10/15Collectormania17892 Cottonwood DrParkerCO(303) 766-3530
    Sealed10/14Days of Knights173 E Main StreetNewarkDE(302) 366-0963
    Sealed10/14Camelot Games & Gifts12875 S Cleveland Avenue #11Ft MyersFL(239) 278-4600
    Sealed10/13Sunshine Roleplayers7921 SW 40th Street #44MiamiFL(305) 264-1250
    Standard10/15Acme Comics & Collectibles1622 PierceSioux CityIA(712) 258-6171
    Sealed10/15Beckmon's Gaming Paradise1037 Blue Lakes Blvd NTwin FallsID(208) 733-3901
    Sealed10/14Gamers Realm, The345 Park Avenue, Ste 4AntiochIL(847) 395-6842
    Sealed10/14Dizzy Dugout121 E Main StreetCollinsvilleIL(618) 345-6453
    Standard10/15B.C Collectibles2917 N Vermilion StreetDanvilleIL(217) 431-1422
    Standard10/15Warlords Unlimited320 Geri LaneRichmondKY(859) 625-1212
    Sealed10/14Battleground Games & Hobbies1501 Bedford StreetAbingtonMA(781) 261-9669
    Sealed10/14Loony Toonz Games801 Purchase StreetNew BedfordMA(508) 992-9399
    Standard10/14Games & Comics & Stuff7452 B & A BlvdGlen BurnieMD(410) 863-7418
    Booster Draft10/13White Cap Comics3916 W River Dr NEComstock ParkMI(616) 785-8518
    Booster Draft10/14Hero Quest207 E Grand River AvenuHowellMI(517) 540-9790
    Standard10/14Fanfare Sports & Entertainment4415 South WestnedgeKalamazooMI(269) 349-8866
    Booster Draft10/14Blue Dragon Games45581 Mound RdShelby TownshipMI(586) 323-6700
    Sealed10/13Wonderworld Comics, Games & Toys22391 Ecorse RdTaylorMI(313) 292-8697
    Sealed10/14Fun 4 All2742 WashtenawYpsilantiMI(734) 434-7440
    Sealed10/14Paddy's Game Shoppe706 W St. Germain StreetSt CloudMN(320) 229-7545
    Sealed10/14Valhallah's Gate901 E Nifong Blvd, Ste BColumbiaMO(573) 442-9909
    Standard10/13Gamer's Pair-A-Dice230 S. OhioSedaliaMO(660) 827-4263
    Sealed10/14Underground Games8316 Pineville Matthews Rd, Ste 903CharlotteNC(704) 543-0054
    Standard10/15Paradox Comics-N-Cards26 Roberts StreetFargoND(701) 239-9505
    Booster Draft10/14Collectibles Unlimited25 South StreetConcordNH(603) 228-3712
    Booster Draft10/14Time Warp Comics & Games555 Pompton AvenueCedar GroveNJ(973) 857-9788
    Sealed10/14Ron's Comic World1690 Route 38Mount HollyNJ(609) 267-6999
    Booster Draft10/14Jester's Playhouse - Northfield2408 New RoadNorthfieldNJ(609) 677-9088
    Sealed10/14Little Shop of Comics & Cards Too356 Park AvenueScotch PlainsNJ(908) 322-9402
    Sealed10/14Active Imagination11200 Montgomery NEAlbuquerqueNM(505) 346-2232
    Standard10/14Odyssey 20006407 Quinpool RdHalifaxNS(902) 429-6477
    Sealed10/14Hosehead's Hobbies4155 S. Buffalo Dr, Ste 110Las VegasNV(702) 989-0730
    Sealed10/14Jester's Cap Games3751 Waldne AvenueLancasterNY(716) 681-5545
    Standard10/14Dragon's Den Comics & Cards2600 S Rd Poughkeepsie Plaza MallPoughkeepsieNY(845) 471-1401
    Sealed10/14Millennium Games & Hobbies3047 W Henrietta RdRochesterNY(585) 427-2190
    Sealed10/14Play the Game Read the Story3803 Brewerton Rd, Route 11SyracuseNY(315) 472-4263
    Booster Draft10/13Clifton Comics3234 Jefferson AvenueCincinattiOH(513) 861-5071
    Sealed10/14Yottaquest7607 Hamilton AvenueCincinnatiOH(513) 923-1985
    Sealed10/13Game HQ, Inc.1620 SW 89, Ste JOklahoma CityOK(405) 691-0509
    Standard10/14Worlds Away666 Dundas StreetLondonON(519) 433-1267
    Sealed10/14Millennium Comics & Cards1465 Ottawa StreetWindsorON(519) 977-1224
    Sealed10/14Rainy Day Games18105 SW TV HighwayAlohaOR(503) 642-4100
    Booster Draft10/13Neverland Comics150 NE Garden Valley BlvdRoseburgOR(541) 673-3992
    Sealed10/14Six Feet Under Games844 W Main StreetNew HollandPA(717) 351-0359
    Standard10/14Carta Magica6360 St-HubertMontrealQC(514) 286-9099
    Booster Draft10/15Quantum Cards7374 Sherbrooke St. WMontrealQC(514) 369-7951
    Sealed10/13Librairie Donjon - Quebec City320 St-Joseph Est, Ste 14Quebec CityQC(418) 523-1511
    Booster Draft10/14Cyber Café8 Blainville WestSt ThereseQC(450) 430-3389
    Standard10/14Comic Asylum4750 N Jupiter Rd, Ste 112GarlandTX(972) 414-7760
    Sealed10/13Blakfyre Games1655 N State StreetOremUT(801) 226-0218
    Sealed10/14Game Den - West Valley3601 S 2700 WestWest Valley CityUT(801) 969-0074
    Booster Draft10/13Atlantis Comics6231 Portsmouth BlvdPortsmouthVA(757) 465-1617
    Sealed10/14Game On!3500 S. Meridian #225PuyallupWA(253) 848-4416
    Standard10/15Merlyns19 W. Main StreetSpokaneWA(509) 624-0957
    Sealed10/14Chimera Hobby Shop - Appleton700 W. Wisconsin AvenueAppletonWI(920) 735-1201
    Standard10/15Titan Gaming & Collectibles3106 3rd Avenue, Ste 10WhitehorseYT(867) 668-575

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