2011 National Championships

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Held each year, National Championships are the highest level competition for a particular country. In 2011, players from 69 countries will compete in Magic: The Gathering National Championships for the right to represent their countries at the 2011 World Championships held in San Francisco, USA on November 17-20, 2011.

National Championships are regulated by the Premier Event Invitation Policy. The latest version can be found in the Magic Document Center.

Closed Nationals Information:

  • All closed Nationals require an invitation to participate. Complete invitation criteria can be found in the Premier Event Invitation Policy (located in the Magic Document Center).
  • All closed Nationals have rating-based invitations. Those invitations are based on the ratings published on June, 2011. Those invitations will be officially awarded on June 1, 2011.
  • All closed Nationals award Pro Points to the top finishers. To view the points awarded, click here.

Open Nationals Information:

  • All citizens and residents of that country may participate.

Additional details will be added as countries' National Championship information is finalized.

  Country City Date Players Club
Level for Invitation
Rating Date
for Invitations
Rating Invitations
Issued
# of Rating
Invitations
Venezuela Caracas September 18 Open Open Open Ope
Uruguay Montevideo August 21 Open Open Open Open
United States Indianapolis August 5-7 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
Ukraine Kiev July 2-3 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Turkey Istanbul September 18 Open Open Open Open
Thailand Bangkok July 2-3 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Switzerland Olten August 20-21 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Sweden Göteborg June 18-19 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Spain Valencia August 13-15 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
South Korea Seoul August 6-7 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
South Africa Johannesburg August 27-28 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Slovenia Kranj July 2 Open Open Open Open
Slovak Republic Senec July 29-31 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Singapore Singapore June 25-26 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Serbia Belgrade August 21 Open Open Open Open
Russian Federation Moscow June 24-26 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Romania Bucharest August 20 Open Open Open Open
Puerto Rico San Juan July 17 Open Open Open Open
Portugal Costa da Caparica July 23-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Poland Warsaw July 2-3 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Philippines Pasay City August 13-14 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Peru Lima August 28 Open Open Open Open
Panama Panama City August 21 Open Open Open Open
Norway Oslo June 25-26 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
New Zealand Auckland July 30-31 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Netherlands Utrecht August 20-21 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Mexico Queretaro August 27-28 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Malta St. Julian’s August 21 Open Open Open Open
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur July 23-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Macedonia Skopje June 26 Open Open Open Open
Luxembourg Luxembourg July 30 Open Open Open Open
Lithuania Vilnius June 18 Open Open Open Open
Latvia Riga June 19 Open Open Open Open
Japan Osaka July 16-18 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
Italy Rimini July 29-31 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
Israel Tel Aviv August 28 Open Open Open Open
Ireland Bangor July 23-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Indonesia Surabaya August 7 Open Open Open Open
Iceland Reykjavík September 18 Open Open Open Open
Hungary Budapest June 18-19 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Hong Kong / Macau Hong Kong July 16-17 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Guatemala Guatemala City July 23 Open Open Open Open
Greece Athens June 18-19 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Great Britain Sheffield August 19-21 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Germany Iserlohn August 12-14 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
France La Rochelle July 22-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
Finland Espoo August 20-21 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Estonia Talinn August 6 Open Open Open Open
El Salvador San Salvador July 24 Open Open Open Open
Ecuador Quito September 17 Open Open Open Open
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo August 13 Open Open Open Open
Denmark Kolding August 6-7 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Czech Republic Brno July 23-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Cyprus Nicosia June 25 Open Open Open Open
Croatia Zagreb August 27-28 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Costa Rica San Jose July 3 Open Open Open Open
Colombia Medellin August 13-14 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Chinese Taipei Taipei September 17-18 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
China Beijing July 2-3 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Chile Santiago July 30-31 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Canada Toronto August 19-21 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 100
Bulgaria Sofia September 17 Open Open Open Open
Brazil Sao Paulo September 17-18 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Bolivia La Paz August 20 Open Open Open Open
Belgium Antwerp July 29-31 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Belarus Minsk June 19 Open Open Open Open
Austria Vienna July 23-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 35
Australia Canberra July 22-24 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
Argentina Buenos Aires August 20-21 Level 2 or Higher 18-May-11 1-Jun-11 75
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