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Player Tour Series 3 Qualifiers Information

March 10, 2020
Wizards of the Coast

With the developing situation regarding COVID-19, we have suspended Qualifiers for Players Tour Series 2 and will make additional changes based on government recommendations. Thank you for your patience as we continue to ensure health and safety at our large events. Please read our broader Magic esports announcement for more information.

Players with questions about specific Qualifiers for the Players Tour should contact the tournament organizer for details.


Bring your top strategies with you to a qualifier for the Players Tour, and you may emerge from the event with an invitation to Players Tour Series 3 event in 2020!

Qualifiers for Players Tour Series 3 will take place at future dates to be determined.

  • WPN Qualifiers (WPQ) – These events will be hosted by approved WPN stores. WPN stores have the option to have WPN Preliminary tournaments that invite players to an open or closed WPN Qualifier. Check with Organizers for details.
  • Players Tour Qualifiers (PTQ) - These events are for players who are looking for a larger one-day event. The minimum attendance requirement for this qualifier is 128.
  • Magic Premier Series qualifiers (MPS) – This is a program that integrates tournament series run by third party organizers.

*The 3-letter code will show in the event schedule to help you determine the event type you are playing in.

Formats Available for WPN Qualifiers (WPNQs) and Players Tour Qualifiers (PTQs):

  • Modern
  • Pioneer
  • Sealed Deck
  • Standard
  • Decklists are required
  • Planeswalker Point multiplier 5X. WPN Preliminary events have a 4X multiplier

Formats Available for Magic Premier Series (MPS) events:

  • Please refer to the event's fact sheet for format information
  • Decklists are required
  • Planeswalker point Multiplier 5X


Players Tour Qualifiers and Magic Premier Series events, like the SCG Tour, are open to all players including those who have already earned an invite.

The following players may not compete in WPN Qualifiers for Players Tour Series 3 2020:

  • Players that are already qualified for Players Tour Finals Series 3 2020*.
  • Players that are already qualified for Players Tour Series 3 2020*.

Complete information about invitations to Players Tour can be found in the Magic: The Gathering Invitation Policy.

Entry Fee

Entry fees for qualifiers vary from organizer to organizer. Contact the tournament organizer of the qualifier you are planning to attend for information.

Prize Card

The prize card for this round of qualifiers is Surgical Extraction.


The top finishing player at each qualifier will receive an invitation to Players Tour Series 3 in 2020. There will be events in North America, Europe and Japan. A player may choose to play in any of these Players Tour events but may only play in one (1).

Reminder: Invitations to Players Tour do not come with travel paid for by Wizards of the Coast. You are responsible for your own travel arrangements to a Players Tour event.

Other prizes are determined by the organizer of each event. Contact the organizer for additional details.


Below is a list of locations that will host the qualifying tournaments. This list will be updated as events are scheduled, so please continue to check back for updated schedules. Events noted as WPNQ – Closed, are closed qualifiers and you should contact the Organizer for details about their preliminary qualification.

Event Types

WPN Qualifier – WPNQ
Players Tour Qualifier – PTQ
Magic Premier Series – MPS

If you are interested in qualifiers being run on Magic Online, you can view them here.

Updated March 18, 2020

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