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Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-Amsterdam Qualifier
December 06-07, 2003

Grand Prix - Munich

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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.


Germany : + 46-6074-37.55.555
e-mail: hotline@amigo-spiele.de


All other European countries: +32 70 233 277
e-mail: custserv@hasbro.co.uk

TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE
The format for Grand Prix–Munich is Mirrodin™ Limited; Sealed deck with day 2 Rochester Draft. All DCI™ Constructed-format rules, Magic® Floor Rules, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.

Friday, December 05: Registration from 4:00-9:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 06: 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, December 07: The Top 64 players begin play at 8:00 A.M.

TOURNAMENT LOCATION
MESSE München
M.O.C.
Lilienthalallee 40
80939 München
Germany
Hotline (+49 89) 323 53-0
info@moc-muenchen.de
http:// www.moc-muenchen.de

COST
Including all product for Sealed Deck and drafts: 25 €

TOURNAMENT

Divisions
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Munich 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–Munich 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-Amsterdam.

  • Tournament Divisions and Prizes
    Grand Prix–Munich 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.


ARTIST
Darell Riche

ACCOMODATION

http://www.hostelmunich.com/cityinfo/city.php

http://www.all-hostels.com/hostels/europe/germany/munich_hostels/munich.html

http://www.cvjm-muenchen.org/hotel/

http://www.jugendherberge.de/html/jugendherbergen/individual_jh.jsp?IDJH=248

HOW TO REACH

Arriving by air
Around 5,600 continental and 240 intercontinental flights per week make Munich an attractive international destination. Excellent domestic air services to and from Munich guarantee well-coordinated connections worldwide.

By public transport to the M.O.C.
The urban railway station (for S1 and S8 trains) is located directly below Munich Airport's central terminal building. The trains to the city centre run every 10 minutes. You can choose between two routes from the airport to the M.O.C.

S1 / U6 route:
Take the S1 from the airport to Marienplatz, then change to the U6 (underground) to Garching-Hochbrück. You get out at Kieferngarten station, which is just a short walk from the M.O.C.

S8 / U6 route:
Take the S8 from the airport to Marienplatz, then change to the U6 (underground) to Garching-Hochbrück. You get out at Kieferngarten station, which is just a short walk from the M.O.C.

Fares:
We recommend using a day ticket (Tageskarte) for EUR 9.

Arriving by road
From the A9 motorway, take the München-Freimann exit into Heidemannstrasse and then, after about 500m, turn left into Lilienthalallee.

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