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Arena Championship 1 Viewers Guide

September 19, 2022
Wizards of the Coast

The first Arena Championship is here, featuring 32 top MTG Arena players facing off for $200,000 in cash prizes and Magic World Championship invitations.


What Are the Formats?

Arena Championship 1 leads off with Dominaria United Draft followed by three rounds of Alchemy Constructed on Day 1. Day 2 features three more rounds of Alchemy Constructed with a cut to a Top 8 Alchemy Constructed playoff to determine the winner of the Arena Championship.

How Much Money Is on the Line?

Arena Championship 1 features a $200,000 prize pool. Here's how it breaks down:

Place Prize
1st $30,000
2nd $20,000
3rd-4th $15,000
5th-8th $10,000
9th-12th $7,000
13th-16th $5,000
17th-24th $2,500
25th-32nd $1,500

Additionally, the finalist and winner of Arena Championship 1 earn invitation to the Magic World Championship taking place in 2023.

Who Is Playing?

The competitors for Arena Championship 1 feature 32 competitors that earned invitation through Day 2 wins at Qualifier Weekends.

The complete Arena Championship 1 invitation list is available online.

How Can I Follow the Event?

Arena Championship 1 will be streamed live beginning at 9 a.m. PT each day, September 24 and 25 at twitch.tv/magic.

You will find decklists for the event at the Arena Championship 1 event page, with round-by-round standings and updates provided through the live broadcast.

Who Are the Casters?

Here's the broadcast team for Arena Championship 1:

How Can I Qualify for the Next Arena Championship?

Your path to an Arena Championship is waiting for you on MTG Arena.


Rank up to Mythic and qualify for an Arena Championship Qualifier Weekend soon. Learn more about the competition that awaits on MTG Arena.

Can I Co-Stream the Event?

Following Twitch's Content Sharing Guidelines, you can co-stream the Arena Championship 1 broadcast from twitch.tv/magic 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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