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2020 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 Viewers Guide

November 25, 2020
Wizards of the Coast

Hot on the heels of the 2019 Magic Online Championship—congratulations again Michael Jacob—is the first Magic Online Champions Showcase of 2020, featuring eight players battling for their share of $70,000 and the title of the 2020 Season 1 Champion.

How Can I Follow The Event?

The 2020 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 will be streamed live beginning at 10 a.m. PST daily November 28 on

You can find decklists for the event at the 2020 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 event page, with round-by-round standings and updates through the live broadcast.

Who Are The Casters?

Here's the broadcast team for the first Magic Online Showcase:

Who Is Playing?

The competitors for the inaugural Champions Showcase feature eight competitors from a variety of qualifying events and formats from Season 1 of 2020 Magic Online Premier Play.



Maxime Martin

Standard Champion

Nicholas Price

Pioneer Champion

Kim Ströh

Modern Champion

Newton Hang

Legacy Champion

Francesco Giresi

Pauper Champion

Kazuya Takuwa

Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Limited Champion

Gerardo D'Elia

Open 1 Champion

Christoffer Larsen

Open 2 Champion

How Much Money Is On The Line?

The 2020 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 a $70,000 prize pool. Here's how it breaks down:





















What Are The Formats?

The Season 1 Showcase event is a new, 8-player seasonal championship that leads off with a Zendikar Rising Draft followed by a three-round Modern format event. If one player wins both events, that player is the Season 1 Showcase Champion. Otherwise, the winner of each event will square off in a single playoff match of Modern to determine the Showcase Champion.

How Can I Play In A Champions Showcase?

Want to play along while watching the Showcase? Want to try your hand at qualifying for a future Magic Online Showcase and see if you can earn your share of cash prizes and more? Leagues for Modern, Pioneer, and Zendikar Rising Draft are up right now—in addition to the other events on Magic Online—offering Qualifier Points you can use to enter Showcase Challenges.

Check out the schedule of upcoming events, learn more about 2020 Magic Online Premier Play, then get started today!

What Else Can I Play On Magic Online?

Looking for a break from all the competitive options? Commander Legends is available now! Draft, then battle in four-player league games to earn prizes based votes you earn over the course of three games. Earning the votes of your opponents is more important than simply winning the match!

Check out our announcement for all the details about this exciting release.

Can I Co-Stream the Event?

Following Twitch's Content Sharing Guidelines, you can co-stream the 2020 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 broadcast from using OBS or XSplit. This allows anyone on Twitch to cover the event in their voice and with their community. To be clear, co-streamed content is not endorsed by Wizards, and we expect anyone who participates in co-streaming to follow Wizards' Fan Content Policy.

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