Overview

Date: June 21-23, 2019
Format: Traditional Standard Best-of-Three
Official Hashtag: #MythicChampionshipIII

Live Broadcast

Mythic Championship III will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be filmed on a closed set and is not open to the public.

Follow live video coverage of Mythic Championship III on twitch.tv/magic!

Streaming Schedule

  • Friday, June 21: 8 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. EDT / 3 p.m. UTC
  • Saturday, June 22: 8 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. EDT / 3 p.m. UTC
  • Sunday, June 23: 8 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. EDT / 3 p.m. UTC

Tournament Information

The format for Mythic Championship III is Traditional Best-of-Three Standard Constructed across all three days of competition.

DAY 1 – Modified Swiss

64 players battle it out in up to eight rounds on Magic: The Gathering Arena. Players who earn six wins will automatically advance to Day 2. Players who lose four matches are eliminated from the tournament.

Editor's Note: Day 1 format information was updated on May 24th to add an additional round of Swiss competition and to increase the number of wins and losses need to be dropped from Day 1 competition.

DAY 2 – Double-Elimination

The Top 12 from Day 1 join the Magic Pro League divisional champions from the War of the Spark Split in a 16-person, double-elimination showdown. Only 4 players will move on to Sunday.

DAY 3 – Top 4 Double-Elimination

4 players compete in a true double-elimination tournament. In the grand finals, the winners in the Upper Bracket and Lower Bracket will face off. The player in the Lower Bracket must win two matches to win the tournament!

Social Media

Media Requests

If you wish to set up a media credential for this event, contact press@wizards.com. Wizards of the Coast asks that all media requests be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests made after that date, including requests made on-site, may be denied.

Prize Structure

The prize pool for Mythic Championship III is $750,000 in total.

Place Amount
1 $100,000
2 $50,000
3 $40,000
4 $20,000
5-16 $12,500
17-68 $7,500
Total $750,000

All prizes displayed in U.S. dollars. Prizes subject to change.

Mythic Points

Players will receive Mythic Points for the 2019 season based on their finish in this event.

Editor's Note: The chart for Mythic Points was updated on May 24th so that 11 Mythic Points are awarded down to 68th place. Previously the chart only awarded down to 52nd place. 

Ranking Mythic Points
1 50
2 42
3-4 37
5-8 32
9-16 24
17-28 17
29-68 11

How Can I Play in an MTG Arena Mythic Championship?

Players can qualify for Mythic Championships featuring Magic: The Gathering Arena by finishing in the Top 16 of the two-day Mythic Championship Qualifier Weekend.

Your first step towards the Mythic Championship is by being a top Mythic-ranked players on Magic: The Gathering Arena. Download now and start on your path to the Mythic Championship!

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