Grand Prix–Kobe 2009 Trials


Entry Fee
Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with the local organizer for specific information.

Format

  • Extended-constructed format
  • Deck lists are required

Tournament Length

  • Each round in the Swiss portion of the tournament will be 50 minutes.
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • The number of Swiss rounds will be determined based on attendance according to the following chart:
    Attendance Swiss rounds
    8 - 16 4
    17 - 32 5
    33 - 64 6
    65 - 128 7
    129 - 226 8
    227 - 410 9
    411 or higher 10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss rounds will advance to the top 8 single-eliminations finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will be used to determine final order in the standings

Notes

  • All Grand Prix—Kobe Trials will be run using Rules Enforcement Level: Competitive at 24K.
  • 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 are responsible for bringing their own pen, paper, card sleeves, and appropriate counters.

Prizes

  • The winning player of each Grand Prix—Kobe tournament in Japan will receive an third-round bye at Grand Prix—Kobe (to be held April 18-19, 2009). If the winner of a Grand Prix—Kobe Trial already has a third-round bye, the bye does not pass down. Byes are only usable for the appropriate Grand Prix and cannot be "carried over" to another Grand Prix tournament.
  • Additional product prizes may be awarded, as determined by the organizer.

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should contact their local organizer.
  • Information in this document is specific to Japan; Trials held outside Japan may have different entry fees, etc. For information regarding tournaments outside Japan, please contact the local organizer.

Last Update: 2009-03-06

Note: The date for the Nagano trial has changed.

Date Location Venue Registration Tournament Organizer Email or Website
2009-03-08 Hokkaido, Sapporo-shi Chieria 9:30-10:00 Mitsunori Makino Email
2009-03-22 Miyagi-ken, Sendai-shi Tsutsuji-ga-oka Shi-min Center 9:30-10:30 Toshiyuki Seino Email
2009-02-22 Chiba-ken, Chiba-shi Chiba Shi-min Kaikan 9:30-10:20 Takeshi Miyasaka Email
2009-04-11 Chiba-ken, Chiba-shi Chiba Shi-min Kaikan 9:30-10:20 Takeshi Miyasaka Email
2009-03-08 Saitama-ken, Kawagoe-shi Kawagoe Fukushi Center 9:20-10:00 Kazuhiro Wakatsuki Email
2009-02-21 Tokyo-to, Itabashi-ku Itabashi Ku-ritsu Green Hall 10:00-10:20 Naoaki Umesaki Email
2009-04-12 Tokyo-to, Itabashi-ku Itabashi Ku-ritsu Green Hall 10:00-10:20 Naoaki Umesaki Email
2009-03-22 Kanagawa-ken, Yokohama-shi Nishi Koukaidou 9:30-10:30 Tomoya Nakajima Email
2009-04-04 Kanagawa-ken, Yokohama-shi Nishi Koukaidou 9:30-10:30 Tomoya Nakajima Email
2009-03-20 Nagano-ken, Nagano-shi Monzen Plaza 10:10-10:30 Jun Yanagisawa Email
2009-02-15 Aich-ken, Nagoya-shi Nagoya Kouwan Kaikan 9:10-10:30 Yuu Kanazawa Email
2009-04-05 Aich-ken, Nagoya-shi Nagoya Kouwan Kaikan 9:10-10:30 Yuu Kanazawa Email
2009-02-15 Ishikawa-ken, Kanazawa-shi Kanazawa Kageki-za 10:00-10:30 Kaoru Yonemura Email
2009-03-08 Fukui-ken, Fukui-shi Fukui-shi Chiiki Kouryuu Plaza 12:30-13:00 Kaoru Yonemura Email
2009-02-15 Osaka-fu, Osaka-shi Minato Ku-min Center 10:00-10:30 Satoshi Miyamoto Email
2009-03-15 Hyogo-ken, Nishinomiya-shi Nishinomiya Shi-min Kaikan 9:30-10:00 Satoshi Miyamoto Email
2009-03-15 Ehime-ken, Matsuyama-shi Table Game Square "Draw" 12:20-12:50 Shin'ichirou Tachibana Email
2009-04-12 Hiroshima-ken, Fukuyama-shi Fukuyama Shi-min Sankaku Center 9:20-9:50 Shin'ichirou Tachibana Email
2009-03-14 Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka-shi Jounan Shi-min Center 9:50-10:20 Makoto Oobayashi Email
2009-04-11 Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka-shi Sawara Shi-min Center 9:50-10:20 Makoto Oobayashi Email
2009-04-12 Hokkaido, Muroran-shi Nakajima Kaikan 10:00-10:30 Yuusuke Miwa Email
2009-04-12 Osaka-fu, Osaka-shi Kita Ku-min Center 10:00-10:30 Satoshi Miyamoto Email
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