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Red Bull Untapped is Back for 2020

April 30, 2020
Wizards of the Coast

You asked for it, and now it's here: Red Bull Untapped returns for 2020! In partnership with both Red Bull and tournament center, players around the world can jump into MTG Arena competition with 16 online events across May and June with a total prize pool of $200,000.

For more details on the first qualifiers, check out the complete announcement below and visit the Red Bull Untapped hub for MTG Arena—than watch the first events May 16 and 17 live on Twitch!

Red Bull & Wizards of the Coast present: Red Bull Untapped 2020

Red Bull teams up with Wizards of the Coast and tournamentcenter once again for Red Bull Untapped 2020!

16 Magic: The Gathering Arena tournaments, each offering a spot for the Untapped 2020 Finals.

April. 30, 2020 – Red Bull, Wizards of the Coast and tournamentcenter proudly announce the return of Red Bull Untapped! One of the most exciting Magic: The Gathering tournament series is back. Red Bull Untapped will feature 16 tournaments played on Magic: The Gathering Arena on PC. The winner of each tournament will earn the chance to compete in the Red Bull Untapped 2020 finals on November 1st, 2020.As one of the earliest advocates of the esports phenomenon and a significant contributor to its ongoing growth, Red Bull has hosted esports events across a wide range of genres, with games including Starcraft 2, Dota 2, League of Legends, the Street Fighter Series and Magic: The Gathering.

Magic: The Gathering is the largest trading card game on the market, with over 38 million players to date and a history of more than 27 years in competitive gaming.

Red Bull Untapped offers a fun and exciting global online experience that is open to all players, so everyone can test their mettle against the best in Magic: The Gathering Arena. Red Bull Untapped returns with a prize pool of $200,000, an impressive field of professional players and an amazing live stream show for those watching at home.

Select content creators, members of the Magic Pro League (MPL), and other top-ranked professional Magic players will be invited to these events. Anyone who wishes to participate and try their hand at beating these titans of the MTG community is welcome in the Red Bull Untapped Online Qualifiers.

Red Bull Untapped 2020 will kick off with two different types on online events:

1) The International Online Qualifiers: No player capacity limit and accessible to everyone worldwide. These will be 2-day events played from home with a prize pool of $5,000 per event.

2) Online Country Qualifiers: Player capacity limit will depend on the region and will be accessible exclusively to players from that region. Prize pool: $5,000 per Online Regional Qualifier divided over Top 8

The health and safety of our players and staff has absolute priority, which is why at this stage we are focused on online events for Untapped 2020. Red Bull Untapped will continue to work in concert with local health and government officials as well as Wizards of the Coast to determine the best course toward hosting an exciting and safe global finals event in November.

Additional online events will be announced soon, follow https://www.facebook.com/RedBullGaming/ or https://www.facebook.com/PlayMTG.eu/ for more info.

May

Online International Qualifier I 16th & 17th of May, 2020 International $5,000 Prize Pool MTG Arena No cap
Online Regional Qualifier 23rd and 24rth of May, 2020 Spain $5,000 Prize Pool MTG Arena No cap
Online Regional Qualifier 23rd and 24rth of May, 2020 Germany $5,000 Prize Pool MTG Arena No cap

June

Online International Qualifier II 6th and 7th of June, 2020 International $5,000 Prize Pool MTG Arena No cap
Online Regional Qualifier 20th of June, 2020 Italy $5,000 Prize Pool MTG Arena 216
Online International Qualifier III 27th and 28th of June, 2020 International $5,000 Prize Pool MTG Arena No cap

Follow the live stream of these events on:

The Red Bull Untapped tournament series come with several impressive livestream shows! These will feature epic matches with fun and high-level commentary by community leaders. During these streams there will be plenty of giveaways and special guest appearances.

To learn more about Red Bull Untapped and for more information visit: www.redbull.com/untapped

To download Magic: The Gathering Arena and stay up to date on the game’s recent developments, visit: http://playmtgarena.com

ABOUT MAGIC: THE GATHERING

Magic: The Gathering’s compelling characters, fantastic worlds, and deep strategic gameplay have entertained and delighted fans for more than 25 years. Fans can experience Magic through the tabletop trading card game, the new digital game Magic: The Gathering Arena, a New York Times bestselling novel, critically acclaimed comic book series, and professional esports league. With over 38 million fans to date, Magic is a worldwide phenomenon published in eleven languages in over 70 countries.

ABOUT MAGIC: THE GATHERING ARENA

Developed by Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering Arena is free to download and play and brings an authentic Magic: The Gathering experience to life online. MTG Arena combines the same rich gameplay and strategy as the beloved tabletop game with a new player experience that allows for quick and competitive play with highly customizable decks from an ever-expanding library of cards.

To download Magic: The Gathering Arena and stay up to date on the game’s recent developments, please visit: http://playmtgarena.com.

ABOUT TOURNAMENTCENTER

Over the past 10 years, tournamentcenter has positioned itself as the partner for publishers and brands around the globe, to deliver them great tournament experiences.

With a background in event management & marketing and a passion for games, our process- and innovation-driven team delivered over 200 international events in more than 15 different countries.

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