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Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-Yokohama Qualifier
April 12-13, 2003

Grand Prix - Prague

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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 Tour™ events.

PRE-REGISTRATIONS


You can now pre-register online for this exciting event!
Note that pre-registration closes 7 days before the event.


Czech Republic: 02 628 46 88
e-mail: michal.s@blackfire.cz

France: 01 43 96 35 65
e-mail: custserv-fr@wizards.com

UK: 0345 125599
e-mail: uk@wizards.com

Ireland: +44 1628 780 530

Italy: 02 38 09 33 56
e-mail: wotcit@tin.it

All other European countries: +32 70 233 277
e-mail: custserv@wizards.be

TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE
The format for Grand Prix–Prague is Onslaught™ Block Limited, with day 2 Booster Draft. All DCI™ Limited-format rules, Magic® Floor Rules, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.

Friday, April 11: Registration from 4:00-9:00 P.M.
Saturday, April 12: 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 13: The Top 64 players begin play at 8:00 A.M.

TOURNAMENT LOCATION
Prague Congress Centre
Tr. 5, kvetna 65
140 21 Prague 4
www.kcp.cz

COST
850 CSK (25 €)

TOURNAMENT

Divisions
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Prague 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 DCI player (valid upon the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

  • Tournament Structure
    The structure for Grand Prix–Prague will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds), with the Top 64 players advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations. The top 8 previously uninvited Players will receive invitations to Pro Tour-Yokohama.

  • Head Judge
    To be announced.

  • Tournament Divisions and Prizes
    Grand Prix–Prague 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
    Finish Prize
    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
    Finish Prize
    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.

  • Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
    Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:

    Third-Round Byes

    • Players with 28 or more professional points in the 2002 Houston Pro Standings.
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 2000 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on December 18, 2002.

    Second-Round Byes

    • Players with 14 or more professional points in the 2002 Houston Pro Standings.
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 1900 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on December 18, 2002.

    First-Round Byes

    • Players with 7 or more professional points in the 2002 Houston Pro Standings.
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 1800 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on December 18, 2002.

ARTIST
Anthony Waters

ACCOMODATION
Name Address Tel/Fax
Hostel Boathouse Lodnicka 1
Prague 4
+420 2 402 10 76
+420 2 402 10 77
Hotel Vladar Na Dvorcich 144/9
Prague 4
+420 2 414 43609
+420 2 414 42423
Hotel Kosik Blazimska 4
Prague 4
+420 2 767 541
Hotel Union Ostrcilovo Namesti 4
Prague 4
+420 2 6121 4812
Hotel Zalesi Pod Visnovkou 21
Prague 4
+420 2 472 1116
Hotel Attic Hanusova 496/6
Prague 4
+420 2 421 732
Hotel Beta Roskotova 1225
Prague 4
+420 2 6126 2158
Hotel Bysnis Kupeckeho 842
Prague 4
+420 2 6799 51 11
Hotel Kacerov Na ulehli 1200
Prague 4
+420 2 6121 0891
Hotel Nusle Garni Zavisova 30
Prague 4
+420 2 691 0240
Hotel Opatov U Chodovskeho hrbitova
Prague 4
+420 2 795 1440
Hotel Globus Gregerova 2115
Prague 4
+420 2 792 7700
Hotel Otar Seacom Sevrena 1302/2
Prague 4




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