To create exciting, high-level play experiences across a variety of formats, the Magic Online team hosts a variety of regularly scheduled Challenge Events! Don't see your favorite format represented? We're always listening to user feedback and evaluating new formats to build events around. Let us know what you'd like to see on our Twitter or our Tumblr!

Event details and schedules for all currently-running Format Challenges can be found below.


Pacific Daylight Time (for UTC: Winter—add 7 hours; Summer—add 8 hours)

Start Time Event Type
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. Modern Challenge
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Vintage Challenge
Sunday, 8:00 a.m. Legacy Challenge
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Pauper Challenge

Location: Play Lobby -> Constructed Tournaments -> Scheduled
Entry Option:

  • 25 Event Tickets
  • 250 Play Points

Number of Players: 8-672
Structure: Swiss rounds based on attendance, then cut to Top 8


Place Prizes MOCS QP Format Points
1st 500 Play Points, 100 Treasure Chests, and 1 non-foil set of the most recent Standard-legal set 3 35
2nd 500 Play Points and 75 Treasure Chests 2 10
3rd-4th 400 Play Points and 50 Treasure Chests 1 5
5th-8th 400 Play Points and 25 Treasure Chests 0 4
9th-16th 300 Play Points and 10 Treasure Chests 0 3
17th-32nd 250 Play Points 0 2
All other finishes 0 0 1

Note: If any event fails to fill the minimum number of seats by the start time, the event start will wait until the minimum number of players to join is met. After the waiting period ends, if the event has still not begun, refunds will be issued immediately and the event will be cancelled.


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