2009 World Championships PLAY THE GAME, SEE THE WORLD Qualifiers

The PLAY THE GAME, SEE THE WORLD Qualifier tournaments are a series of qualifiers run throughout Europe. The top two finishers at each qualifier earn invitations to the PLAY THE GAME, SEE THE WORLD Championship tournament, to be held at the 2009 Magic: The Gathering World Championship in Rome, Italy on November 22, 2009. Additional qualifiers will be held at the World Championship for the PLAY THE GAME, SEE THE WORLD Championship tournament, where the winner will receive paid airfare and hotel at the 3 2010 Pro Tour Events and the 2010 World Championships, subject to the official rules.

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.

Entry Fee
  • Contact your local organizer for entry fee.
  • Format
  • Format determined by organizer (Standard, Extended, Legacy, or Sealed Deck)
  • Deck lists are required
  • Tournaments with less than 8 players will be cancelled.
Tournament Length
  • Swiss rounds - 50 minutes per round
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:

  • Attendance Number of Swiss Rounds
    8 3 (Single Elim.)
    9-16 4 (Cut to Top 4)
    17 - 32 5
    33 - 64 6
    65 - 128 7
    129 - 226 8
    227 - 409 9
    410 or higher 10
Advancement
  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals.
  • Top 8
  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.
Prizes
  • The top 2 players will win an invitation to the PLAY THE GAME, SEE THE WORLD Championship tournament held at the 2009 World Championship on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 9:00 AM, which is subject to the official rules.
  • Product Prizes as determined by the organizer.
Notes
  • 16K, REL Regular
  • 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
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.
 

Locations

Date Format Location City Country Contact
Aug 29 Extended Spielmann games & more, Suedpark 1 Klagenfurt Austria Email
Aug 30 Sealed Deck Jugendgästehaus Graz, Idlhofgasse 74 Graz Austria Email
Sept 06 Sealed Deck SpielRaum, Otto Bauer Gasse 17 Wien Austria Email
Sept 12 Extended SpielRaum, Ursulineplatz 8 Salzburg Austria Email
Sept 06 Standard Oberonn, Kempische Steenweg 27 Hasselt Belgium Email
Sept 12 Sealed Deck Outpost Gent, Ottergemsesteenweg 13 Gent Belgium Email
Sept 20 Standard Outpost Antwerpen, Beggaardenstraat 6 Antwerpen Belgium Email
July 26 Standard 2009 France Nationals, 21 avenue de l'Europe Aix-en-provence France Email
July 25 Legacy Spieleland Hamburg, Dammtorstraße 12 Hamburg Germany Email
Aug 15 Legacy Deutsche Magic-Meisterschaft, Schloßplatz 1 Aschaffenburg Germany Email
Aug 22 Legacy FUNtainment Nürnberg, Theresienplatz 2-4 Nürnberg Germany Email
Aug 29 Legacy Fantasy Stronghold, Seestraße 11-13 Ludwigsburg Germany Email
Sept 19 Standard Kultfabrikgelände im Gebäude der Kultikids München Germany Email
Sept 19 Legacy Der andere Spieleladen, Prenzlauer Allee 192 Berlin Germany Email
Aug 1 Sealed Deck The Games Club, County Hotel, UpperWoburn Place London Great Britain Email
Aug 22 Legacy Eclectic Games, Thames Tower, 37-45 Station Road Reading Great Britain Email
Aug 23 Sealed Deck Spellbound Games, Craig House, 64 Darnley Street Glasgow Great Britain Email
Sept 06 Standard Phoenix Games, 51 Church Gate Leicester Great Britain Email
Sept 12 Extended Fanboy 3, 17 Newton Street Manchester Great Britain Email
Sept 13 Sealed Deck Area 51, 230 Gloucester Road Bristol Great Britain Website
Sept 19 Standard The Games Club County Hotel, UpperWoburn Place London Great Britain Email
Aug 29 Sealed Deck Models Inc, 65 Upper Dorset Street Dublin Ireland Email
Aug 29 Standard Café Twee Klaveren, De Clercqstraat 136 Amsterdam Netherlands Email
Aug 30 Sealed Deck The Joker, Oude Gracht 230a Utrecht Netherlands Email
Aug 30 Sealed Deck Zalencentrum de Vluchte, Oldenzaalsestraat 153a Enschede Netherlands Email
Aug 23 Standard Hotel Corona de Castilla, calle Madrid nº 15 Burgos Spain Email
Sept 12 Standard PVP, Calle Paúl s/n Jerez Spain Email
Sept 19 Legacy La Màquina del Temps, Nápoles 40-42 Badalona Spain Email
Sept 20 Standard El Laberinto, calle San Mateo nº 26 Madrid Spain Email
Sept 20 Standard R. Deportiva La Pechina, Paseo La Pechina s/n Valencia Spain Email
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