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2012 Vintage Championship Event Information

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Where

GEN CON Indianapolis
Indiana Convention Center
TCG Hall
100 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana

Friday, August 17, 2012
Tournament begins at 10:00 AM.

Cost

The entry fee for the 2012 Magic: The Gathering Vintage Championship is $24. Please note that admission to GEN CON is also required. Please visit www.gencon.com for more information.

Format

  • Vintage Format
  • No proxies of any kind are allowed
  • Open to all players

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds, 60 minutes per round
  • Number of rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
Attendance Number of
Swiss rounds
17 - 32 5
33 - 64 6
65 - 128 7
129 - 226 8
227 - 409 9
410 or higher 10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The Top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the Top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3.
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • REL Competitive, Planeswalker Points multiplier: 2x
  • All the Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document.
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Prizes

  • The winner receives an alternate-art framed Timetwister trophy
  • Boosters and other prizes for other top finishers:
    • 2nd place: 1 From the Vault: Exiled box set, 12 Italian Legends boosters and 3 Chinese Portal: Three Kingdoms boosters.
    • 3rd – 4th place: 1 From the Vault: Exiled box set, 6 Italian Legends boosters and 2 Chinese Portal: Three Kingdoms boosters.
    • 5th through 8th place: 4 Italian Legends boosters and 1 Chinese Portal: Three Kingdoms booster.

Other Vintage-format public events will be offered at Gen Con. You can check out the full schedule at www.pastimes.net.

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