Magic: The Gathering Arena Winter 1v1: Rules and Details

Join CSL during its inaugural season of Magic: The Gathering Arena! For our Winter 1v1 event, we’re inviting ALL current university students to compete. All skill levels are welcome. You do not have to be on a team currently to enter this tournament. 

Event Details

Name: Magic: The Gathering Arena Winter 1v1

Date: January 10th, 2020 at 12:00PM PT

Venue: Online, tournament scores reported in the CSL Discord server: discord.gg/csl

Sign Up To Play

Registration Deadline: January 9th, 2020 at 12:00PM PT

Brackets Posted: January 9th, 2020 at 3:00PM PT

Sign Up: https://forms.gle/JPMZA46pLEafNftP8

Tournament Details

Eligibility: Current college students with a CSL account

Deck Format: Standard, in accordance with the Wizards of the Coast banned and restricted list 

Deck Submission: Not required

Bracket: 6-round Swiss bracket (best of 1). Top 8 advance into a single elimination best of 1 finals bracket 

Prizes: $50 for 1st place, $30 for 2nd place, and $20 for 3rd place 

Game Day Instructions

Online Check In: 11:00AM-11:50AM PT in #mtga-tournament text channel. If you do not check in prior to the start time of round 1, you will be removed from the tournament 

Round 1 Start Time: January 10th, 2020 at 12:00PM PT

Gameplay: All games are to be played as a Direct Challenge, Challenge Match, Best of One

Round Time: 30 minutes per round, and 5 minute between Swiss rounds.

Report Scores: Message the #mtga-tournament text channel with the victory screen to claim your win

Streaming: Allowed with a 5-minute delay

Tentative Schedule

Online Check In: 11:00-11:50AM PT

Round 1: 12:00 - 12:30PM PT

Round 2: 12:35 - 1:05PM PT

Round 3: 1:10 - 1:40PM PT

Round 4: 1:45 - 2:15PM PT

Round 5: 2:20 - 2:50PM PT

Round 6: 2:55 - 3:25PM PT

Break: 3:25 - 4:00PM PT

Top 8 Round 1: 4:00 - 4:30PM PT

Top 8 Semifinals: 4:35 - 5:05PM PT

Top 8 Finals: 5:10 - 5:40PM PT


Contact Magic: The Gathering Arena Community Coordinator Kaitlin#1917 in the CSL Discord server for any questions/concerns.


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