Organized Play in 2013

A number of exciting Organized Play announcements were including in Helene Bergeot's article on DailyMTG.com today.

The most exciting of these is the release of the full Grand Prix schedule for 2013, a new promotional card for Grand Prix participants, and an update to the invitation structure at Grand Prix events. The Grand Prix promotional card for events between December 22, 2012 and June 15, 2012 will be Primeval Titan. Additionally, starting with Grand Prix Indianapolis, Pro Tour invites and airfare will be extended to all Top 8 competitors for Grand Prix with 1,200 or more players. Check out awesome Primeval Titan promo and find some events near you:

 

Event Dates Format
Grand Prix Indianapolis December 22-23, 2012 Return to Ravnica Limited
Grand Prix Denver January 5-6, 2013 Legacy
Grand Prix Atlantic City January 12-13, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Singapore January 12-13, 2013 Return to Ravnica Limited
Grand Prix Bilbao January 19-20, 2013 Modern
Grand Prix Sydney January 19-20, 2013 Return to Ravnica Limited
Grand Prix London February 9-10, 2013 Gatecrash Limited
Pro Tour Gatecrash in Montreal February 15-17, 2013 Standard / Booster Draft
Grand Prix Quebec City February 23-24, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Charlotte February 23-24, 2013 Gatecrash Limited
Grand Prix Yokohama March 2-3, 2013 Gatecrash Limited
Grand Prix Verona March 9-10, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Rio de Janeiro March 9-10, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix San Diego March 16-17, 2013 Modern
Grand Prix Utrecht March 16-17, 2013 Gatecrash Team Limited
Grand Prix Pittsburgh March 23-24, 2013 Gatecrash Limited
Grand Prix Strasbourg April 13-14, 2013 Legacy
Grand Prix Portland May 11-12, 2013 Modern
Grand Prix Beijing May 11-12, 2013 Return to Ravnica Block Limited
Pro Tour Dragon's Maze in San Diego May 17-19, 2013 Block Constructed / Booster Draft
Grand Prix Guadalajara May 25-26, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Providence June 8-9, 2013 Return to Ravnica Block Team Limited
Grand Prix Gothenburg June 8-9, 2013 Return to Ravnica Block Limited
Grand Prix Houston June 15-16, 2013 Return to Ravnica Block Limited
Grand Prix Las Vegas June 22-23, 2013 Modern Masters Limited
Grand Prix Bangkok June 22-23, 2013 Return to Ravnica Block Limited
Grand Prix Miami June 29-30, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Kansas City July 6-7, 2013 Modern
Grand Prix Calgary July 27-28, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Rimini July 27-28, 2013
Magic 2014
Limited
World Championship in Amsterdam July 31-August 4, 2013 Mixed
World Magic Cup in Amsterdam August 2-4, 2013 Mixed
Grand Prix Warsaw August 10-11, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Kitakyushu August 24-25, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Oakland August 24-25, 2013
Magic 2014
Limited
Grand Prix Prague August 31-September 1, 2013
Magic 2014
Limited
Grand Prix Detroit September 14-15, 2013 Modern
Grand Prix Oklahoma City October 5-6, 2013 "Friends" Limited
Grand Prix Brisbane October 5-6, 2013 Modern
Pro Tour "Friends" in Dublin October 11-13, 2013 Modern / Booster Draft
Grand Prix Louisville October 19-20, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Hong Kong October 19-20, 2013 "Friends" Limited
Grand Prix Antwerp October 26-27, 2013 Modern
Grand Prix Santiago November 2-3, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Valencia November 9-10, 2013 "Friends" Limited
Grand Prix Washington D.C. November 16-17, 2013 Legacy
Grand Prix Albuquerque November 23-24, 2013 Standard
Grand Prix Kyoto November 23-24, 2013 "Friends" Team Limited
Grand Prix Toronto November 30-December 1, 2013 "Friends" Limited
Grand Prix Vienna November 30-December 1, 2013 Standard

 

In addition to these changes at the Grand Prix level, there have been bonuses added to the prize structure of Pro Tour Qualifiers. First, Top 8 Competitors will receive a Top 8 playmat which will be available globally. Second, Pro Tour Qualifier winners will recieve 1,000 Planeswalker Points in lieu of being able to compete in subsequent Qualifiers.

 

Finally, there are exciting changes to the World MagicCup and the Magic Players Championship. The Magic Players Championship has been renamed the Magic World Championship, and the winner will be the Magic World Champion, while the Player of the Year title will go to the player who earns the most Pro Points. The most exciting part of this announcement is that both the Magic World Championship and the World Magic Cup will both be held in Amsterdam on five consecutive days starting July 31.

To get the whole story, check out Helene Bergeot's article on DailyMTG.com.