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=Thursday - August 10

Worlds Standard Cube Qualifier
Event Starts at 4:30 PM
-$10 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Six Games (play each side 3 times - draft twice)
-45 Minute Timed Games
-2 Day Two byes available to two best swiss scores

Sealed Deck Event
Event Starts at 9:00 PM
$12 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Four Games
-Each player will draft 4 packs and build a 30 card deck
-2 Day Two byes available to the best Swiss scores

Friday August 11

Worlds Breakfast-Chance Qualifier - Cube
Event Starts at 9:30 AM
-$5 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Six Games (play each side 3 times - draft twice)
-45 Minute Timed Games
-2 Day Two byes available to two best swiss scores

Worlds Friday Constructed Event- Open Format
Event starts at 1:00 PM
-$10.00
-Open to all players (even those with a Day 2 bye)
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Six Games Swiss Pairings- Strength of Schedule scoring
-Top 50% advance to Day 2 (minimum 4 players)
- Prizes- TBA

Worlds Team Tournament
Event Starts at 6:00 PM
-$20.00 Entry Fee per Team
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Team Format (Two players per team, each player assigned one side)
-4 Games. You will be paired against another team and scores recorded on a Team command card.
Prizes- TBA

Worlds Last-Chance Qualifier- Cube
Event starts at 9:00 PM
-$10 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Four Games (playing only 1 side)
-45 Minute Timed Games
-2 Day Two byes available to two best swiss scores

Saturday August 12

Worlds Day 2
Event starts at 10:00 AM
-$40.00 Entry Fee
-Open to all players qualified for Day 2
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Eight Games
-Top eight players advance to Day 3

Sunday August 13

Worlds Day 3
Event starts at 10:00
-No Entry Fee
-Match Play
-Constructed Deck
-Higher seed chooses first side
-Games timed to 1:30 minutes each
-Top 2 players advance to Final Confrontation
Prizes:
TBA


Worlds Consolation Tournament
Event starts at 10:30
-$10 Entry Fee
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Six Games- Differential
Prizes:
TBA



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for those of us that work M-F, is there any possible way we can participate without having to play on thursday or friday during the day?

i really would love to come (chicago area here) but wouldnt be able to take time off to come up until friday after work.

just curious on that part..

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i think i see an event at 9pm on friday.. if we make that we can play over the weekend?

do you need to win? thanks!

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swatt9999 wrote:edit:

i think i see an event at 9pm on friday.. if we make that we can play over the weekend?

do you need to win? thanks!
Typically they'll run enough events Friday evening for everyone interested in playing Saturday to qualify.

You can also qualify in other state/ league events leading up to worlds.
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would it be at all possible to do a 5 pm start team tourney? they get done so late, especially for those in the final confrontation
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WiseMarsellus wrote:would it be at all possible to do a 5 am start team tourney? they get done so late, especially for those in the final confrontation
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stealtheblind wrote:
swatt9999 wrote:edit:

i think i see an event at 9pm on friday.. if we make that we can play over the weekend?

do you need to win? thanks!
Typically they'll run enough events Friday evening for everyone interested in playing Saturday to qualify.

You can also qualify in other state/ league events leading up to worlds.
Pretty much this. You also only need to qualify for Saturday. Sunday has a consolation event that is open to everyone. If you couldn't get qualified for whatever reason (showing up and playing on Friday will get you qualified, so another reason), then you could always come to watch Saturday and play Sunday or just come on Sunday.

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stealtheblind wrote:
swatt9999 wrote:edit:

i think i see an event at 9pm on friday.. if we make that we can play over the weekend?

do you need to win? thanks!
Typically they'll run enough events Friday evening for everyone interested in playing Saturday to qualify.

You can also qualify in other state/ league events leading up to worlds.
We will be having at least 1 maybe 2 events here in Illinois leading up to worlds.

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Plumbertim wrote:
stealtheblind wrote:
swatt9999 wrote:edit:

i think i see an event at 9pm on friday.. if we make that we can play over the weekend?

do you need to win? thanks!
Typically they'll run enough events Friday evening for everyone interested in playing Saturday to qualify.

You can also qualify in other state/ league events leading up to worlds.
We will be having at least 1 maybe 2 events here in Illinois leading up to worlds.

ok sweet! i really want to go but cant take off work :(

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JediJer wrote:Just copying last year's schedule so people will have an idea of what to expect. This is subject to change.

Thursday - August 10

Worlds Standard Cube Qualifier
Event Starts at 4:30 PM
-$10 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Six Games (play each side 3 times - draft twice)
-45 Minute Timed Games
-2 Day Two byes available to two best swiss scores

Sealed Deck Event
Event Starts at 9:00 PM
$12 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Four Games
-Each player will draft 4 packs and build a 30 card deck
-2 Day Two byes available to the best Swiss scores

Friday August 11

Worlds Breakfast-Chance Qualifier - Cube
Event Starts at 9:30 AM
-$5 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Six Games (play each side 3 times - draft twice)
-45 Minute Timed Games
-2 Day Two byes available to two best swiss scores

Worlds Friday Constructed Event- Open Format
Event starts at 1:00 PM
-$10.00
-Open to all players (even those with a Day 2 bye)
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Six Games Swiss Pairings- Strength of Schedule scoring
-Top 50% advance to Day 2 (minimum 4 players)
- Prizes- TBA

Worlds Team Tournament
Event Starts at 6:00 PM
-$20.00 Entry Fee per Team
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Team Format (Two players per team, each player assigned one side)
-4 Games. You will be paired against another team and scores recorded on a Team command card.
Prizes- TBA

Worlds Last-Chance Qualifier- Cube
Event starts at 9:00 PM
-$10 Entry Fee
-Open to all players
-Four Games (playing only 1 side)
-45 Minute Timed Games
-2 Day Two byes available to two best swiss scores

Saturday August 12

Worlds Day 2
Event starts at 10:00 AM
-$40.00 Entry Fee
-Open to all players qualified for Day 2
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Eight Games
-Top eight players advance to Day 3

Sunday August 13

Worlds Day 3
Event starts at 10:00
-No Entry Fee
-Match Play
-Constructed Deck
-Higher seed chooses first side
-Games timed to 1:30 minutes each
-Top 2 players advance to Final Confrontation
Prizes:
TBA


Worlds Consolation Tournament
Event starts at 10:30
-$10 Entry Fee
-Open Constructed Deck Format
-Six Games- Differential
Prizes:
TBA

any update on the friday night event? i'm trying to book it from chicago to Minn that afternoon and really want to make this so i can play sat & sun.

is 9pm usually the latest these start?

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swatt9999 wrote:is 9pm usually the latest these start?
There are usually events added later than that, if there are people there wanting to play and/or who need byes still.
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puck71 wrote:
swatt9999 wrote:is 9pm usually the latest these start?
There are usually events added later than that, if there are people there wanting to play and/or who need byes still.
this will be me :)

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swatt9999 wrote:
puck71 wrote:
swatt9999 wrote:is 9pm usually the latest these start?
There are usually events added later than that, if there are people there wanting to play and/or who need byes still.
this will be me :)
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i also need a bye. sounds like there are a lot of us. maybe we can we add a 6pm cube, and then anyone who doesn't qualify there can play in the 9pm last chance one.

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arebelspy wrote:i also need a bye. sounds like there are a lot of us. maybe we can we add a 6pm cube, and then anyone who doesn't qualify there can play in the 9pm last chance one.
Day 1 is open to everyone with 50% getting a bye. So if there are 20 people, but only 4 need byes, 4 get them. If there are 20 and 10 need byes, then 10 get them. If there are 20 people, 11 need byes, I would fudge the #s as the TD.

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rhendon wrote:
arebelspy wrote:i also need a bye. sounds like there are a lot of us. maybe we can we add a 6pm cube, and then anyone who doesn't qualify there can play in the 9pm last chance one.
Day 1 is open to everyone with 50% getting a bye. So if there are 20 people, but only 4 need byes, 4 get them. If there are 20 and 10 need byes, then 10 get them. If there are 20 people, 11 need byes, I would fudge the #s as the TD.
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rhendon wrote:
arebelspy wrote:i also need a bye. sounds like there are a lot of us. maybe we can we add a 6pm cube, and then anyone who doesn't qualify there can play in the 9pm last chance one.
Day 1 is open to everyone with 50% getting a bye. So if there are 20 people, but only 4 need byes, 4 get them. If there are 20 and 10 need byes, then 10 get them. If there are 20 people, 11 need byes, I would fudge the #s as the TD.
Earliest flight I could get has me missing the first three games.

How about this though: Sign me up for day 1. Give ma a FL for the first 3, I'll just come for the last 3. Starting 0-3, pretty sure I can go 3-0, finish 3-3, and hopefully that's enough to get a bye. From what I heard, something similar to that was a good enough plan for Baroni to win Texas. ;)

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arebelspy wrote:
rhendon wrote:
arebelspy wrote:i also need a bye. sounds like there are a lot of us. maybe we can we add a 6pm cube, and then anyone who doesn't qualify there can play in the 9pm last chance one.
Day 1 is open to everyone with 50% getting a bye. So if there are 20 people, but only 4 need byes, 4 get them. If there are 20 and 10 need byes, then 10 get them. If there are 20 people, 11 need byes, I would fudge the #s as the TD.
Earliest flight I could get has me missing the first three games.

How about this though: Sign me up for day 1. Give ma a FL for the first 3, I'll just come for the last 3. Starting 0-3, pretty sure I can go 3-0, finish 3-3, and hopefully that's enough to get a bye. From what I heard, something similar to that was a good enough plan for Baroni to win Texas. ;)
Are you willing to play a giant black/white hunt down objective too?

Personally I would have no problem with this. No idea on the TC though or what the advocates thoughts on it are. I may have used my goodwill up this year already.

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If you're talking about the scenario of Joe joining halfway through, I don't think there's anything preventing it.
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Ok. I had no clue. Although joining halfway through would imply byes of some sort. I didn't think you could join after round 1 in an event. This would be he just is taking losses before actually showing up.

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