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Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-Yokohama Qualifier
February 22-23, 2003

Grand Prix - Sevilla

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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.


Spain: 93-415.07.09
e-mail: spain@devir.net

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–Sevilla 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, February 21: Registration from 4:00-9:00 P.M.
Saturday, February 22: 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, February 23: The Top 64 players begin play at 9:00 A.M.

TOURNAMENT LOCATION
FIBES (International Fairground of Sevilla)
Avda. Alcalde Luis Urunuela s/n
Sevilla
www.fibes.es

COST
25 Euro

TOURNAMENT

Divisions
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Sevilla 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–Sevilla 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
    The Head Judge for Grand Prix–Sevilla will be Jesper Stehr Nielsen.

  • Tournament Divisions and Prizes
    Grand Prix–Sevilla 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
To be announced.

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