The Magic World Championship pits twenty-four of the world's great pros against each other to see who will win the biggest title Magic has to offer. With a prize purse of $300,000, Pro Points at stake in each match, and the greatest players in the game competing against each other over three days, the World Championship is Magic's most memorable event each year.

The 2017 Magic: The Gathering World Championship takes place October 5-8, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Castle at Park Plaza.



Players in the World Championship compete for their share of a prize purse of $300,000.

Players will compete for Pro Points in this event. For each win a player earns in the Swiss after winning their third match in the tournament, they will receive 1 Pro Point. For each win a player earns in the Top 4 playoff, they will earn 2 Pro Points.


The season's top twenty-four players will be invited to compete in the World Championship. To be invited, you must do one of the following:

  • Win a Pro Tour during the current season
  • Be one of the Pro Points leaders of your region
  • Win the Magic Online Championship of that year
  • Finish the season with the most Constructed match points from Swiss rounds at Pro Tours
  • Finish the season with the most Limited match points from Swiss rounds at Pro Tours
  • Earn one of the top-ranked slots awarded to players with the highest Pro Point totals of the season who did not already receive an invitation to the World Championship

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