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Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-London Qualifier
April 23-24, 2005

Grand Prix - Lisbon

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The Magic: The Gathering® Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to Pro TourTM events.

Win a trip to Grand Prix Bologna
...and many other Magic prizes!
At Grand Prix Lisbon fill out the voucher* that you'll find at the DCI booth and deposit it in the designated box before Saturday, April 23 – 5 pm. A draw will be held on Saturday, April 24 at 6pm.

  • 1st prize: Trip to Grand Prix Bologna
    • Plane ticket to and from the GP
    • 3 hotel nights (breakfast included)
    • 1 free side event per day (2 in total)
  • 2nd - 10th prize: An Grand Prix Sweater.
  • 11nd - 20th prize: Free side event voucher (to be used at any European GP in 2005)

* Only 1 entry per person.

Pre-Registration

There is no pre-registration necessary for this event because it is open for everyone to enter.

Tournament Format And Schedule

The format for Grand Prix–Lisbon is Kamigawa Limited; Sealed Deck with day 2 Booster Draft. All DCITM Limited-format rules, Magic Floor Rules, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.

Friday, April 22nd: Registration from 4:00 – 8:00 PM.
Saturday, April 23rd: Registration from 8:00 - 9:00 A.M.
Tournament begins at 9:00 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to competition on Sunday
Sunday, April 24th: The Top 64 players begin play at 8:00 A.M.

Tournament Location

Atlantico – Pavilhao Muiltiusos de Lisboa
Sala Tejo
Rossio dos Olivais, Lote 2.13.01A
1990 – 231 Lisboa
http://www.pavilhaoatlantico.pt/

Cost

Including all product for Sealed Deck and drafts 20 €

Tournament

The main tournament at Grand Prix–Lisbon is open to Magic players of all ages.
In the event that a player who wins an invitation to a Pro Tour stop at a Grand Prix has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be extended to the next-best finisher in that Grand Prix. Previous qualification may be through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCITM player (valid upon the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

  • Tournament Structure
    The structure for Grand Prix–Lisbon will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds), with the Top 64 players (or 128 if 800 or more players registered for the main event) advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations. The top 8 previously uninvited Players will receive invitations to Pro Tour-London
  • Tournament Divisions and Prizes
    Grand Prix–Lisbon will feature the standard “main-tournament” prize schedule as well as a special “Amateur" prize schedule. The Amateur prizes will be paid to the highest-finishing amateur players in addition to any winnings those players receive from the main tournament prize schedule. All prizes are in U.S. Dollars.

    Main Tournament Prize Schedule
    FinishPrize
    1$2,400
    2$1,700
    3$1,200
    4$1,000
    5-8$800
    9-16$500
    17-32$250
    Total: $17,500
    Amateur Division Prize Schedule
    FinishPrize
    1$1,500
    2$1,000
    3-4$700
    5-8$400
    9-16$250
    Total: $7,500


  • Amateur Status
    A player is considered to have amateur status if he or she has 0 lifetime pro points. If a player has ever been awarded ANY pro points from a Grand Prix, Pro Tour, or World Championship event, that player no longer has amateur status, may not participate in the Amateur Championship or Junior Super Series tournaments, and is not eligible for amateur awards at Grand Prix or other tournaments.

Artist

John Avon

Accommodation

Hotel Tivoli Tejo
www.tivolihotels.com

How To Reach

www.pavilhaoatlantico.pt

For more information contact
Tel: +32 70/233.277
e-mail: DCIeurope@hasbro.co.uk

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