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Urza's Saga Release Events

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The letter P!lay with some of the most powerful Magic: The Gathering cards ever printed; Morphling, Tolarian Academy, Yawgmoth's Will, and more will add a new level of power to your game. Originally released in 1998, Urza's Saga is full of famous - and some would say infamous - cards and abilities. Urza's Saga will be available in the Magic Online Store on Monday, March 29 at 9:00 AM PST (17:00 UTC)

NOTE: Urza’s Saga becomes legal in ALL Legacy and Classic-based Constructed formats following the March 24 downtime. The Classic-based constructed formats are Classic, Tribal Wars (Classic), Classic with Vanguard, Prismatic, 100-Card Singleton, Pauper, and Freeform.

All appropriate Legacy and Classic format Daily Events, Premier Events, Weekend Challenges, and Queues will switch to Urza's Saga prize payouts after the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, March 31.

Urza's Saga Release Events begin after the downtime Wednesday, March 31 and will consist of four parts:

  • Urza's Saga Booster Draft Queues
  • Urza's Saga Swiss Sealed Flights
  • Urza's Saga 64-Player "Top 8" Premier Drafts
  • Urza's Saga "Top 8" Swiss Sealed Events
  • Urza's Saga Release Events Championship


URZA'S SAGA BOOSTER DRAFT QUEUES

START TIME: Starting after the downtime Wednesday, March 31 until 10:00 AM PST (18:00 UTC) Friday, April 9.
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY FEE: 2 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 3 Urza's Saga booster packs.
SIZE: 8 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination, or 3 Rounds, Swiss Pairings.
PRIZES: Prizes for Single Elimination events are based on placement at the end of the tournament. Prizes for Swiss Pairing events are based on total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

Urza's Saga 4-3-2-2 Draft


Place Prizes QPs
1st 4 Urza's Saga booster packs 1
2nd 3 Urza's Saga booster packs 0
3rd – 4th 2 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

Urza's Saga 8-4 Draft


Place Prizes QPs
1st 8 Urza's Saga booster packs 1
2nd 4 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

Urza's Saga Swiss Draft


Points Prizes QPs
9 3 Urza's Saga booster packs 1
6 2 Urza's Saga booster packs 0
3 1 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: The winner of each Urza's Saga booster draft queue will receive a Karn, the Silver Golem avatar.


URZA'S SAGA SWISS SEALED FLIGHTS

START TIME: Starting after the downtime Wednesday, March 31 until 10:00 AM PST (18:00 UTC) Friday, April 9.
LOCATION: Sealed Swiss Queues room.
ENTRY FEE: 4 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 6 Urza's Saga booster packs.
SIZE: 16 Players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus 4 Rounds, Swiss Pairings.
PRIZES: Prizes are based on total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

Points Prizes QPs
12 15 Urza's Saga booster packs 3
9 10 Urza's Saga booster packs 1
6 3 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: Each player in an Urza's Saga Swiss Sealed Flight will recieve a Karn, the Silver Golem avatar. In addition, Each player with at least 9 match points will recieve a Morphling avatar.


URZA'S SAGA 64-PLAYER "TOP 8" PREMIER DRAFTS

START TIME: Scheduled start times beginning after the Wednesday, March 31 downtime.
LOCATION: Premier Events room.
ENTRY FEE: 4 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 3 Urza's Saga booster packs. Magic Online will provide 3 Urza's Saga booster packs for the "Top 8" booster draft.
SIZE: 64 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination. The "Top 8" will consist of drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination.
PRIZES:

Place Prizes QPs
1st 20 Urza's Saga booster packs 6
2nd 15 Urza's Saga booster packs 5
3rd– 4th 10 Urza's Saga booster packs 4
5th-8th 6 Urza's Saga booster packs 3
9th-16th 4 Urza's Saga booster packs 0
17th-32nd 2 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: Each player in an Urza's Saga 64-Player "Top 8" Premier Drafts will receive a Karn, the Silver Golem avatar. In addition, the "Top 8" players will receive a Morphling avatar and qualify for the Urza's Saga Release Events Championship.

URZA'S SAGA "TOP 8" SWISS SEALED EVENTS

START TIME: Scheduled start times beginning after the Wednesday, March 31 downtime.
LOCATION: Premier Event room.
ENTRY FEE: 4 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 6 Urza's Saga booster packs. Magic Online will provide 3 Urza's Saga booster packs for the "Top 8" booster draft.
SIZE: Minimum 64 players, maximum 256 players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus a number of Swiss Pairing rounds determined by attendance. The "Top 8" will consist of drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination.
PRIZES:

Place Prizes QPs
1st 40 Urza's Saga booster packs 6
2nd 20 Urza's Saga booster packs 5
3rd– 4th 15 Urza's Saga booster packs 4
5th-8th 10 Urza's Saga booster packs 3
9th-16th 5 Urza's Saga booster packs 0
17th-32nd 3 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: Each player in an Urza's Saga "Top 8" Swiss Sealed Event will receive a Karn, the Silver Golem avatar. In addition, the "Top 8" players will receive a Morphling avatar and qualify for the Urza's Saga Release Events Championship.

URZA'S SAGA RELEASE EVENTS CHAMPIONSHIP

START TIME: April 11, 11:00 AM PST (19:00 UTC)
LOCATION: Premier Event room.
ENTRY FEE: Free, Invitation Only.
PRODUCT:Magic Online will provide 6 Urza's Saga booster packs for the sealed deck Swiss Pairings rounds and 3 Urza's Saga booster packs for the "Top 8" booster draft.
SIZE: Determined by number of qualified players.
DURATION: Number of Swiss Pairing rounds determined by attendance. The "Top 8" will consist of drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination.
PRIZES:

Place Prizes QPs
1st 4 complete premium foil Urza's Saga Set 6
2nd 1 complete premium foil and 1 complete standard Urza's Saga Set 5
3rd – 4th 1 complete premium foil Urza's Saga Set 4
5th – 8th 1 complete standard Urza's Saga Set 3
9th-16th 12 Urza's Saga booster packs 0
17th-32nd 9 Urza's Saga booster packs 0
33rd –64th 3 Urza's Saga booster packs 0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: All players who participate in the Urza's Saga Release Events Championship will receive 1 premium foil copy of the prerelease Lightning Dragon.


Although players may have multiple accounts qualified for the Urza’s Saga Release Events Championship, players are not permitted to own more than one account entered in the event. Players are not permitted to have secondary accounts played by another person. If a player is discovered to have more than 1 account playing in a Championship before, during, or after the event, appropriate penalties will be applied (including disqualification from the event with no refund of product or event tickets).

Playing on another person's account, selling your account, etc. are all violations of the Terms of Service. If you play in these, win, and expect to get your prize, be very, very sure you are on your own account. We do not recognize "I and a friend jointly own the account," "It's my brother's account but he gave it to me," or similar. The only exception is an adult may authorize a single dependent child age 13-17 to play on an account that adult has purchased.

It will be the player's responsibility to make sure that they have been properly entered into this event and are able to join it PRIOR to the start of the Championship. If a player is qualified and is unable to join the Championship, they will need to contact customer service for assistance.

For all Urza’s Saga Release Events, Wizards of the Coast reserves the right to modify, reschedule, and/or delete any tournament if, in its sole judgment, tournament integrity has been compromised by an unforeseen technical issue.

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