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2000 Grand Prix Manchester Fact Sheet

Grand Prix

Grand Prix Manchester
Pro Tour Los Angeles Qualifier
October 7-8, 2000
Tournament Details

The Grand Prix Manchester is a big Qualifier tournament with eight invitations to Magic : The Gathering Pro Tour Los Angeles in January 2001, and a 15,000 USD cash purse.

Where
New Century Hall
Corporation Street
M60 4 ES Manchester

When
October 7-8, 2000

Tournament Format
Sealed deck + Rochester draft (top 8)

Artist on site
tba

Cost
Pre-payment : 10 £ (Visa/Mastercard/Eurocard)
Payment on site : 13 £

Advance registration required
To register, call Wizards of the coast Customer Service from August 21 for Legend Members, and August 24 for Mana Members, between 10 am and 12 pm local time.

Competitors may register via e-mail.

UK : 0345 125599
e-mail : UK@wizards.com
Ireland : +44 1628 780 530

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

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

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

USA and all other countries worldwide : +206 624 0933

GRAND PRIX TOURNAMENT

Divisions
The main tournament at Grand Prix Manchester is open to Magic: The Gathering® players of all ages. In the event that a player who wins an invitation to Pro Tour Los Angeles at a Grand Prix event 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 on the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

Tournament Structure
Grand Prix Manchester will be modified Swiss-style (fifty-minute rounds; number of rounds determined by number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations.

Tournament Byes
(Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year.)
Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes based on rank announcements will be made four weeks prior to the event.

The Top 32 Grand Prix players split 15.000 US$ in cash prizes.

OPEN EVENTS
Many open events including:
Standard (Type II), Classic (Type I), and Extended Constructed Tournaments
Japanese, Korean and Chinese Limited Events



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