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Esports Update: Dates for the Zendikar Rising Championship and Kaldheim Qualifier Weekends

September 29, 2020
Ben Drago and Bear Watson

The 2020 Season Grand Finals is just around the corner—only two weeks away, streaming live at twitch.tv/magic on October 9-11—and the Zendikar Rising Split is in full swing. Congratulations to everyone in the September Zendikar Rising Qualifier Weekend that battled through two days of Historic. Be sure to check out their decklists if you're interested in what's been successful recently.

These are just the first players to unlock qualification to the upcoming Zendikar Rising Championship, which we now have the date for.



Mark your calendar (or follow ours) for the Zendikar Rising Championship, taking place December 4-6! With a prize pool of $250,000 and the players of the MPL and Rivals League competing, the rising competitors of Magic: The Gathering Arena will battle it out for the first slots in the Challenger Gauntlet and their opportunity to join the league next year.

While the September Zendikar Rising Qualifier Weekend has passed, there's more time to qualify for the Zendikar Rising Championship! You can end this month in the top of 1,200 Mythic ranking with the September 2020 Ranked Season, earning invitation to the October Zendikar Rising Qualifier Weekend—or start leveling up your skills to make a run to the top of the Mythic ranks in the October 2020 Ranked Season.



We're also ready to share the dates and formats for the upcoming Kaldheim Qualifier Weekends as well, rounding out the next several months of opportunities your success unlocks through monthly Ranked Seasons!

Qualifier Weekend

Format

Qualification Method from Ranked Play

Qualifies For

October 24-25, 2020

Standard Constructed

Finish in the Top 1,200 in Limited or Constructed in September 2020 Ranked Season

Zendikar Rising Championship

November 7-8, 2020

Standard Constructed

Finish in the Top 1,200 in Limited or Constructed in October 2020 Ranked Season

Zendikar Rising Championship

December 19-20, 2020

Historic Constructed

Finish in the Top 1,200 in Limited or Constructed in November 2020 Ranked Season

Kaldheim Championship

January 16-17, 2021

Historic Constructed

Finish in the Top 1,200 in Limited or Constructed in December 2020 Ranked Season

Kaldheim Championship

February 27-28, 2021

Standard Constructed

Finish in the Top 1,200 in Limited or Constructed in January 2021 Ranked Season

Kaldheim Championship


With both Standard and Historic format Qualifier Weekends on the horizon, you can rank up with either format and unlock your Championship qualification with the format you'd prefer to play.

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