Three days, $750,000 in prize money, and 68 of the world’s very best competitors face off in Magic: The Gathering Arena at Mythic Championship V!
Date: October 18-20, 2019
Format: Traditional Standard Best-of-Three
Official Hashtag: #MythicChampionshipV
Mythic Championship V will take place at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California.
Follow live video coverage of Mythic Championship V on twitch.tv/magic! Coverage begins October 18!
The format for Mythic Championship V 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 seven rounds on Magic: The Gathering Arena and 24 players will advance to Day 2. Players who earn five wins will automatically advance to Day 2. Players who lose four matches are eliminated from the tournament. Players who end Round 7 with four wins will move on to Day 2 based on their Day 1 tiebreakers until 24 players have advanced.
Day 2 – Modified Swiss
The Top 24 from Day 1 join the Magic Pro League divisional champions from the Core Split in a seven-round Swiss event. All players who reach five match wins move on to Day 3. Additional players will round out the Top 8 for Day 3 based on their tiebreakers in Day 2.
Day 3 – Top 8 Double-Elimination
8 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!
If you wish to set up a media credential for this event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
The prize pool for Mythic Championship V is $750,000 in total.
All prizes displayed in U.S. dollars. Prizes subject to change.
Players will receive Mythic Points for the 2019 season based on their finish in this event.
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!