Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-Honolulu Qualifier
November 26-27, 2005
Grand Prix - Beijing
The Magic: The Gathering® Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to Pro TourTM events.
Tournament Format And Schedule
The format for Grand Prix–Beijing is Extended Constructed. All DCITM Constructed-format rules, Magic® Floor Rules, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.
Friday, November 25: Onsite registration is from 3:00 –8:00 P.M.
Saturday, November 26: Late registration from 8:30 – 9:30 A.M. Tournament begins at 9:45A.M. The Top 64 players advance to competition on Sunday.
Sunday, November 27: The Top 64 players begin play at 9:00 A.M.
Apex Sports Club
Floor 6th, New Yansha Mall, No.1,Yuanda Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Toll free no.:800-610-1001
Access to Venue
It is located in New Yansha Mall. Please use E24,25 elevator to directly excess into the venue.
The Head Judge for Grand Prix–Beijing will be Jacky Yang , Level 3 from Chinese Taipei.
The structure for Grand Prix–Beijing will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds), with the Top 64 players advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations.
A player is considered to have amateur status if he or she has 0 lifetime pro points. If a player has ever been awarded any points from a Grand Prix, Pro Tour, or World Championship event, that player no longer has amateur status, and is not eligible for amateur awards at Grand Prix or other tournaments.
Tournament Divisions and Prizes
Grand Prix–Beijing will feature the standard main tournament prize schedule, as well as a special Amateur division prize schedule. Players who have 0 lifetime Pro Points will be eligible for the Amateur prizes. The Amateur prizes will be paid to the highest-finishing amateur players in addition to any winnings those players receive from the main tournament prize schedule. All prizes are in U.S. dollars.
|Main Tournament Prize Schedule|
|Amateur Division Prize Schedule|
Pro Tour Invitations
The Top 16 previously uninvited players will each win an invitation to Pro Tour–Honolulu. Grand Prix invitations no longer pass down to previously uninvited players. The top 16 finishers will receive invitations even if one or more of those players already possesses an invitation.
- Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:
- Pro Player club level 3 and above.
- DCI players with a Constructed rating of 2000 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Constructed ratings published on September 7, 2005.
- Pro Player club level 2
- DCI players with a Constructed rating of 1900 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Constructed ratings published on September 7, 2005.
- Pro Player club level 1
- DCI players with a Constructed rating of 1800 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Constructed ratings published on September 7, 2005.
- Extended Constructed format.
- The following card sets will be legal for this tournament: Seventh Edition, Eighth Edition, Ninth Edition, Invasion, Planeshift, Apocalypse, Odyssey, Torment, Judgment, Onslaught, Legions, Scourge, Mirrodin, Darksteel, Fifth Dawn, Champions of Kamigawa, Betrayers of Kamigawa, Saviors of Kamigawa, Ravinca: City of Guilds
- Check www.thedci.com for Extended format rules.
Grand Prix–Beijing Trials (Full List of Trials)
Friday, November 25: Trial starts as soon as 32 players is fill up. Maximum 32 players per Trial, single-elimination. Trial starts as soon as 32 players is fill up. The top finisher receives a third-round bye at Grand Prix–Beijing and one display of Saviour of KamigawaTM boosters. The format is Extended Constructed. Cost: RMB 50, Registration Time: 10noon—4pm
Pro Tour– Honolulu Qualifier
Sunday, November 27: Registration closes at 9:45 A.M.; play begins at 10:00 A.M. The top finisher will received an invitation and a returned air ticket to Pro Tour -- Honolulu. The format is Extended Constructed. Cost: RMB 70
On Demand Tournaments
Eight-person single-elimination, on-demand tournaments will be offered throughout the weekend. Costs: Constructed RMB 70, Draft RMB 90, Sealed RMB 150.
NOTE: The following hotels are not endorsed by or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. The hotels on this list are taken from guidebooks and provided here for your convenience only.
Century Golden Resources Hotel
Address: 69 Banjing road, Haidian district, Beijing, P.R.China 100089
Golden Harbor Hotel
Address：No.136 North Road West Four Ring, Haidian District Beijing P.R.China 100089