WPN Championship–Amsterdam Qualifier Tournaments

Posted in Feature on July 13, 2010

By Wizards of the Coast

The WPN Championship–Amsterdam Qualifier Tournaments are a series of qualifiers run throughout Europe in July and August 2010. The winner at each qualifier earns an invitation to the WPN Championship–Amsterdam tournament, to be held at the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour–Amsterdam 2010 event in Amsterdam, Netherlands on September 5, 2010. (Note: the winner of each qualifier does not receive airfare to attend Pro Tour–Amsterdam or an invitation to play in the Pro Tour).

The winner of the WPN Championship–Amsterdam will receive round-trip airfare and 4 nights hotel accommodation to attend the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour #1 2011 event in February, 2011 (specific dates TBD); subject to the official rules.

Entry Fee
  • Contact your local tournament organizer for entry fee.
Format
  • Standard Constructed
  • Deck lists are required
  • Tournaments with less than 8 players will be cancelled
  • Note: This is a premier Magic tournament. Organizers and judges of the WPN Championship–Amsterdam Qualifier Tournaments are not permitted to play in the qualifiers.
Tournament Length
Attendance Number of Swiss Rounds
8 3 (Single Elim.)
9 - 16 4 (Cut to Top 4)
17 - 32 5
33 - 64 6
65 - 128 7
129 - 226 8
227 - 409 9
410 or higher 10
  • Swiss rounds - 50 minutes per round
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
Advancement
  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals.
Top 8
  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.
Prizes
  • The winner will win an invitation to the WPN Championship–Amsterdam tournament held at Pro Tour–Amsterdam 2010 on Sunday, September 5, 2010, which is subject to the official rules
  • Product prizes as determined by the organizer
Notes
  • 16K, REL Regular
  • All Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document. Rules documents can be found in the DCI Document Center.
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

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