General Information

Over 70 countries will be represented in Rotterdam, the Netherlands for three days of team competition at the 2016 World Magic Cup November 18-20, 2016. With a $250,000 prize purse and invitations to Pro Tour Aether Revolt up for grabs, each country will be represented by four players per team as they play for big prizes and the glory of representing their country on one of Magic's biggest stages.


How To Qualify

Represent your country in the 2016 World Magic Cup by earning the most Pro Points of anyone else in your country during the 2015-16 Premier Play season, or by winning one of the three World Magic Cup Qualifiers taking place this year. 


Live Streaming Video

Watch LIVE coverage of the 2016 World Magic Cup on DailyMTG and Twitch November 18-20! Coverage begins on November 18 at 10 a.m. local time (CET)/1 a.m. PT/4 a.m. ET/9 a.m. UTC. Coverage of Day Three will begin on November 19 and 20 at 9 a.m. local time (CET)/12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. UTC.

Player Information

Tournament Information

Day-by-Day Breakdown

Social Media

Media Requests

Please send an email to if you wish to set up a media credential for the 2016 World Magic Cup. Wizards of the Coast asks that all media requests be submitted according to this schedule:

Video coverage: By October 21 (4 weeks prior to the event)

Non-video coverage: By November 4 (two weeks prior to the event)

Requests made after that date, including requests made on-site, may be denied.

Prize Structure

Place Pro Points (per player on team) Prize Money (per player on team)
1 8 $12,000
2 7 $6,500
3-4 6 $4,000
5-8 5 $2,000
9-16 4 $1,500
17-32 3 $1,000
33+ 2 -
Total - $250,000

All members of the Top 8 teams also receive invitations and airfare to Pro Tour Aether Revolt in Dublin, Ireland February 3-5, 2017. All prizes subject to change.