2011 Netherlands National Championship

Date: 20-21 August 2011
Event Location: NDC Den Hommel
Address: Kennedylaan 9, 3533 KH Utrecht, Netherlands

Eligibility

The Magic: the Gathering Netherlands National Championship is an invitation-only event, open to citizens or permanent residents of Netherlands who have won an invitation to Nationals through DCI ratings or from qualifying events such as National Qualifiers.

Registration Requirements

To register, all participants must present one of the following forms of identification:

  • A driver's license, or
  • A passport, or
  • An ID card

Players not registered by 9:50 am on August 20th, 2011 may be unable to participate in Netherlands Nationals.

Registration times and locations

At NDC Den Hommel
Registrations starts at 9.15 A.M. on Saturday the 20th of August. The National Championship will start at 10.00 A.M.

Format

  • Standard (Magic 2012 will be Standard-tournament legal as of July 15, 2011) and Booster Draft
  • 3 Magic 2012 booster packs will be used for drafting
  • Deck lists are required
  • Check the Magic Tournament Rules for Standard and Booster Draft format rules. The Magic Tournament Rules can be found here

Tournament Length

  • Day 1 will consist of 3 rounds of Standard, 3 rounds of Booster Draft, followed by the second draft and 1 round of Swiss play.
  • Day 2 will consist of 2 rounds of Booster Draft, 3 rounds of Standard, and the Top 8 finals.
  • 12 Swiss Rounds total, 60 minutes per round
  • Top 8 single-elimination finals have no time limit; however, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 90 minutes.

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds
  • After round 12 the top 8 players advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals

Top 8

  • Standard format
  • Losers of the semi-final matches will playoff to determine 3rd place.

Invitations

  • The Top 4 players receive invitations to the 2011 World Championships.
  • The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place players will form the National Team. The 4th Place player will be the alternate.

Notes

  • 40K, REL Competitive
  • Players are required to use the same Standard deck for day 1, day 2, and Top 8.
  • The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document.

Schedule

Saturday 20 August

  • Registration starts at 9.15 A.M. on Saturday the 20th of August.
  • The Netherlands National Championship will start at 10.00 A.M.

Sunday 21 August

  • The Netherlands National Championship will start at 10.00 A.M.
  • It is the player's responsibility to bring his or her second draft deck to day 2.

Prizes

All prizes are in USD

Place Boosters
1 36
2 12
3-4 12
5-8 36
9-12 18
13-16 9
Number 17 en less 1

In addition, The top 4 will receive compensation for the travel costs to the 2011 World Championship.

Pro Points table:

Place Pro Points
1 10
2 8
3-4 6
5-8 4
9-12 2
13-16 1

Contact information

E-mail: Magic@ps-games.nl
Website: www.ps-games.nl

Public Events

We will organize the whole weekend a lot of public events! You can see all the public events on the following website: http://www.ps-games.nl/3953/toernooi.htm.

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