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Players Tour – Asia-Pacific (Series 1)

January 20, 2020
Wizards of the Coast

Players Tour Asia-Pacific (Nagoya, Japan)

Dates: February 1-2, 2020

Registration Times:

  • January 31, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM (13:00 – 20:00)
  • February 1, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM (8:00 – 8:30).

Invitation List

Aichi Sky Expo

5 Chome Centrair
Tokoname, Aichi 479-0881
Japan

Tournament Structure

  • Day One will consist of:
    • 3 rounds of Booster Draft followed by 5 rounds of Pioneer
    • Players with 15 or more match points after Round 8 will advance
    • 1 round of Pioneer will be played following the cut
  • Day Two will consist of:
    • 3 rounds of Booster Draft followed by 3 rounds of Pioneer followed by the Top 8 Playoff
  • 15 Swiss Rounds total, 50 minutes per round
  • The Top 8 players after Round 15 will advance to the 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 Nagoya, JP local times):

Thursday, January 30

  • Decklists due at 11:59 PM (23:59)

Friday, January 31

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

Saturday, February 1

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

Sunday, February 2

  • Day 2 Play Begins 9:00 AM (9:00)
  • Top 8 Playoff Begins approx. 5:00 PM (17:00)

Prize Payout ($150,000):

Place Amount (USD)
1 $35,000
2 $21,000
3 $15,000
4 $12,000
5 $10,000
6 $8,000
7 $6,000
8 $4,000
9-12 $2,500
13-16 $1,250
17-24 $1,000
25-36 $750
37-50 $500

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?

Need assistance with your invitation or have any questions about your qualification? Concerned about illness or coronavirus during Players Tour travel? Please contact us at esports@wizards.com for assistance. We'd be glad to help.

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