Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-New Orleans Qualifier
September 13-14, 2003
Grand Prix - Genova
Thursday, July 31, 2003
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 Tour™ events.
You can now pre-register online for this exciting event!
Note that pre-registration closes 7 days before the event.
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TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE
The format for Grand Prix–London is Onslaught™ Block Constructed. All DCI™ Constructed-format rules, Magic® Floor Rules, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.
Friday, September 12: Registration from 4:00-9:00 P.M.
Saturday, September 13: Registration from 8:00-9:00 A.M.
Tournament begins at 9:00 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to competition on Sunday
Sunday, September 14: The Top 64 players begin play at 8:00 A.M.
EGI Expo (1st European Game Industry Expo)
Fiera di Genova
Piazzala J.F. Kennedy 1
4€ entrance to the show
6 € Participation fee for Grand Prix
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Genova is open to Magic players of all ages.
In the event that a player who wins an invitation to a Pro Tour stop at a Grand Prix has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be extended to the next-best finisher in that Grand Prix. Previous qualification may be through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCI player (valid upon the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).
The structure for Grand Prix–Genova will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds), with the Top 64 players advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations. The top 8 previously uninvited Players will receive invitations to Pro Tour-New Orleans.
Tournament Divisions and Prizes
Grand Prix–Genova will feature the standard “main-tournament” prize schedule as well as a special “Amateur" prize schedule. 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
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 pro points from a Grand Prix, Pro Tour, or World Championship event, that player no longer has amateur status, may not participate in the Amateur Championship or Junior Super Series tournaments, and is not eligible for amateur awards at Grand Prix or other tournaments.
How to Get There – GP Genova - English
How to get there by car:
GP hosted by:
Fiera di Genova
Piazzale J.F.Kennedy, 1
to get to the Genova Fair, the quickest way is:COMING FROM A12 HIGHWAY:
take the Highway exit named GENOVA EST or, as an alternative, GENOVA NERVI, and follow the ‘FIERA’ signposts.COMING FROM A10, A78 OR A26 HIGHWAY:
take the Highway exit named GENOVA OVEST. From there, you’ll be on the expressway that connects directly to the FIERA.PARKING
Piazza della Vittoria - 600
Piazza Paolo da Novi - 88
P.le Kennedy (area Fiera) - 300
P.le M.L.King (Fiera) - Coaches
P.le V.Veneto (Fiera) – Exhibitors
Autopark Piccapietra - 500
Park Vittoria - 500
Lambruschini Park - 560
City Park (Madre di Dio) - 250 How to get there by plane:
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO AIRPORT
The ‘Cristoforo Colombo’ Airport is 10 kilometers away from the Fiera. Every 30 minutes, bus 100 (VOLABUS) connects the airport with downtown Genova,, near Genova Brignole Train Station. From Brignole Train Station to the Fiera you can then take the bus 19 and 31.How to get there by train:
The nearest train station is Genova Brignole (about 1 kilometer). From the Brignole Train Station you can then take bus 19 or 31.
When you arrive in Genova Principe train station, you are 4 kilometers away from the Fiera. Take bus 19, 20 or 30.How to get there by public transport:
The following busses will take you to the Fiera:
Hotel InformationStar Hotels
- 19 (Via Degola – Piazzale Kennedy)
- 31 (Brignole – Quarto)
- 48 (Molassana – Piazzale Kennedy)
- 12 (Prato – Caricamento)
- 15 (Nervi – Caricamento)
- 20 (Sampierdarena – Foce)
- 30 (WTC – Foce)