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2020 Fractional Invites

Fractional invites will use the same qualifying rounds as WPN Qualifiers, PTQs, and Magic Premier Series. Here are the planned qualifying rounds for 2020:

  • Players Tour Series 2: January 11, 2020 – March 29, 2020
  • Players Tour Series 3: April 4, 2020 – July 26, 2020
  • Players Tour Series 4: August 1, 2020 – November 22, 2020

Top finishers at Grand Prix and Players Tour tournaments will earn a percentage of an invite to the next Players Tour, in addition to any direct invites earned. At the end of each qualifying round, players that have earned 100% or more towards an invite by combining both the current round and the previous round will be invited to that round's Players Tour.

Here is the percentage structure we will be using for the Series 2 qualifying round.

Grand Prix

Players Tour

Rank / Match Points

%

Rank / Match Points

%

Top 8

50

Top 8

70

39+ match points

50

36+ match points

70

36+ match points

40

33+ match points

70

33+ match points

25

30+ match points

40

30+ match points

10

27+ match points

30

For example, on July 27 all players that have earned 100% or more of a fractional invite by combining their performance across tournaments played in the Series 2 qualifying round (January 11, 2020 – March 29, 2020) and the Series 3 qualifying round (April 4, 2020 – July 26, 2020) will be invited to Players Tour Series 3 in October 2020.

Fractional invites are not "spent" when a player attends a Players Tour. So if a player earns 100% or more in a single qualifying round that means they are qualified for both the upcoming Players Tour and the following one.

Please see the 2020 Players Tour and Grand Prix schedule for a more detailed breakdown of Series and their corresponding events.

For more information about the philosophy and future of fractional invites, please see the October 2019 Esports Update.

Beginning in January 2020, a table of players and their fractional invites will be provided here and updated regularly for reference.