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Players Tour – Americas (Series 1)

Players Tour – Americas (Phoenix, USA)

Format: Pioneer and Theros: Beyond Death Booster Draft.

Dates: February 7-9, 2020

Registration Times:

  • February 6, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM (13:00 – 20:00)
  • February 7, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM (8:00 – 8:30).

Invitation List

Phoenix Convention Center

100 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
USA

Tournament Structure:

  • Day One will consist of 3 rounds of Booster Draft followed by 5 rounds of Pioneer
  • Day Two will consist of 3 rounds of Booster Draft followed by 5 rounds of Pioneer
  • 16 Swiss Rounds total, 50 minutes per round
  • Players with 15 or more match points after Round 8 will advance to Saturday's competition
  • The Top 8 players after Round 16 will advance to Sunday's single-elimination playoff rounds
  • Playoff rounds will be Pioneer Constructed format
  • All playoff matches will be best 2 out of 3 games

Schedule (all times are Phoenix, AZ local times):

Wednesday, February 5

  • Decklists due at 11:59 PM (23:59)

Thursday, February 6

  • Registration 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM (13:00 – 20:00)

Friday, February 7

  • Late Registration 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM (8:00 – 8:30)
  • Day 1 Play Begins 9:00 AM (9:00)

Saturday, February 8

  • Day 2 Play Begins 9:00 AM (9:00)

Sunday, February 9

  • Top 8 Playoff Begins 9:00 AM (9:00)

Prize Payout ($250,000):

Place Amount (USD)
1 $35,000
2 $25,000
3 $20,000
4 $15,000
5 $12,000
6 $10,000
7 $8,000
8 $6,000
9-16 $3,000
17-24 $1,500
25-48 $1,250
49-74 $1,000
75-110 $750

Player Points:

Swiss (After Round 15, not in Top 8)

Match Points Points
33+ 15
30-32 12
27-29 8
24-26 5
21-23 3
18-20 3
15-17 3

Top 8

Place Points
1 26
2 24
3 22
4 20
5-8 18

Fractional Invites:

Rank / Match Points %
Top 8 70
36+ match points 70
33+ match points 70
30+ match points 40
27+ match points 30

Need Assistance?

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