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2006 Pro Tour–Prague Format and Schedule

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SAZKA ARENA

MAY 5-7, 2006

formatTournament Format

All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document

Format

  • Booster Draft
  • 1 Ravnica, City of Guilds™, 1 Guildpact™, and 1 Dissension™ booster pack will be used for drafting.
  • Competition will consist of 5 Booster Drafts, each followed by 3 rounds of competition.
  • Check www.thedci.com for Standard format rules.

Round Length

  • 15 Swiss Rounds total, 55 minutes per round
  • Top 8 single-elimination finals have no time limit
  • When time is called, the active player will finish the turn and five additional turns will be taken
  • Stalling and slow play rules will be strictly enforced during the tournament.

Advancement

  • All players may participate in the first 2 drafts and Swiss rounds of Friday’s competition.
  • Players with 12 or more match points after round 6 will advance to draft 3. Draft 3 will take place on Friday immediately following round 6 (See schedule below).
  • The top 8 players after round 15 will advance to Sunday’s top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 3 of 5
  • The Top 8 players will be seated randomly at the draft table immediately prior to drafting.
  • The Top 8 bracket will be determined using this random seating.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.
  • While there are no time limits in the Top 8, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 90 minutes.

Notes

  • 48K, REL 5
  • Players are responsible for knowing all DCI rules and high-level tournament rules.
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Friday Schedule
8:55 AM Seating for player meeting posted.
9:00 AM Mandatory Player meeting begins.
9:15 AM Day 1 play begins

Saturday Schedule
8:55 AM Day 2 Pairings posted.
9:00 AM Day 2 play begins.

Sunday Schedule
10:30 AM Finals players check in at feature match area.
11:00 AM Single-elimination matches begin.

prizesPrizes

All Amounts in US Dollars

PlacePrizePlacePrizePlacePrizePlacePrizePlacePrize
1$40,00016$3,75031$1,40046$73061$540
2$22,00017$3,50032$1,35047$71062$530
3$15,00018$3,25033$1,30048$69063$520
4$14,00019$3,00034$1,25049$67564$510
5$11,50020$2,80035$1,20050$66065$500
6$11,00021$2,60036$1,15051$64566$490
7$10,50022$2,40037$1,10052$63067$480
8$10,00023$2,20038$1,05053$62068$470
9$7,00024$2,00039$1,00054$61069$460
10$6,50025$1,90040$95055$60070$450
11$6,00026$1,80041$90056$59071$440
12$5,50027$1,70042$85057$58072$430
13$5,00028$1,60043$80058$57073$420
14$4,50029$1,50044$77559$56074$410
15$4,00030$1,45045$75060$55075$400
Total:$240,245
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