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Xtreme Games
2082 E Grand Ave
Lindenhurst, IL 60046

www.xtremegamesonline.com

PTQ Journey into Nyx Standard Format

9:00-10:00 REG
10:15 START

$25.00

SIDE EVENTS:

$12.00 8 Person Booster Drafts---$12.00 entry
Prize Pay out
1st place-5 Boosters
2nd Place-3 Boosters

MODERN MASTERS 8 Person Booster Drafts---48.00 entry
Prize Pay out 1st place--5 packs Modern Masters
2nd Place--3 packs Modern Masters

GO Infinite Standard Win-A-Box-$18.00 entry
1st Place wins a Box
2nd Place wins free entry into any Win-a-Box Tournament or 3 Packs

GO Infinite Modern Win-A-Box-$18.00 entry
1st Place wins a Box
2nd Place wins free entry into any Win-a-Box Tournament or 3 Packs

4 Person Commander Events-$5.00
Prize Pay Out is 6 Packs to last person standing

Pro Tour Born of the Gods will take place February 21-23, 2014 in Valencia, Spain.

Qualifiers for Pro Tour Born of the Gods start on August 17, 2013 and run until December 1, 2013. Pro Tour Qualifiers offer a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 5x, making them prime opportunities to add to your Planeswalker Point totals. In addition to the invitation to the Pro Tour, the winner of each Pro Tour Qualifier will also receive a bonus of 1,000 Planeswalker Points.

The top 8 finishing players will each receive an exclusive Pro Tour Qualifier Top 8 playmat (retail store PTQs only).

Pro Tour Journey into Nyx will take place May 16-18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Qualifiers for Pro Tour Journey into Nyx start on December 2, 2013 and run until March 9, 2014. Pro Tour Qualifiers offer a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 5x, making them prime opportunities to add to your Planeswalker Point totals. In addition to the invitation to the Pro Tour, the winner of each Pro Tour Qualifier will also receive a bonus of 1,000 Planeswalker Points.

All players are eligible to play in Qualifiers for Pro Tour Journey into Nyx except the following:

Players who have won a Qualifier for Pro Tour Journey into Nyx
Players that finished in the top 4 of an individual-format Grand Prix with an attendance of 1,199 or fewer participants that offers invitations to Pro Tour Journey into Nyx
Players that finished in the top 8 of an individual-format Grand Prix with an attendance of 1,200 or more participants that offers invitations to Pro Tour Journey into Nyx
Players that are members of a top 2 finishing team in a team-format Grand Prix with an attendance of 1,199 or fewer participants that offers invitations to Pro Tour Journey into Nyx
Players that are members of a top 4 finishing team in a team-format Grand Prix with an attendance of 1,200 or more participants that offers invitations to Pro Tour Journey into Nyx
Players that finished in the top 25 of Pro Tour Born of the Gods
Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Platinum level (as of the date of the Pro Tour Qualifier). Exception is made for any qualifier which awards an invitation to a Pro Tour in a future Professional Points Season. In this case only players whose current Professional Points Season point total is currently less than the Platinum level requirement are eligible to participate in a Pro Tour Qualifier.

Tournament Structure

The structure for qualifier tournaments feeding Pro Tour Journey into Nyx will be modified Swiss-style, with top players after the Swiss rounds playing in a single-elimination playoff for prizes and invitation(s).

Format

Swiss rounds: Standard Constructed.
The Born of the Gods expansion is not legal for use in the Standard format until February 7, 2014
Deck lists are required
Tournament Length

Swiss rounds will each be 50 minutes in length
Single-elimination playoff matches will have no time limit
Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance and platform according to the following chart:
Attendance Swiss rounds Playoff
8 3 Rounds (Single-Elimination Playoff only) None
9 - 16 5 Rounds Top 4
17 - 32 5 Rounds Top 8
33 - 64 6 Rounds Top 8
65 - 128 7 Rounds Top 8
129 - 226 8 Rounds Top 8
227 - 409 9 Rounds Top 8
410 or higher 10 Rounds Top 8
Advancement

All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
The top players after the final Swiss round will advance to the single-elimination playoff. The number of players that advanced to the playoff is based on the number of players in the event (see chart above)
Playoff

Playoff matches will be best 2 of 3
Playoff matches will be single-elimination
While there are no time limits in the playoff rounds, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 60 minutes
Standings after the Swiss rounds will be used to determine final order in the standings for losing players in the quarterfinal and semifinal playoff rounds.
For the first game of each match in the playoff, the player that finished higher in the Swiss rounds chooses either to play first or to play second. For subsequent games in each playoff match, the usual Play/Draw rule applies (loser of the previous game decides whether to play first in the next game).
Other Information

Planeswalker Points multiplier 5x, REL Competitive
The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Fact Sheet.
Players are responsible for bringing their own method of tracking life totals, cards sleeves, and appropriate counters or tokens.
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