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MTG BCW Challenge – Friday, July 20th at AU Blue Bell

July 16th, 2018

Can you defeat a player that’s ranked near the top of the leaderboard on the SCG Tour?

Challenge a Team BCW member to a single game of Magic (Standard, Modern, or Legacy format) during FNM at Alternate Universes Blue Bell (East Norriton, PA) on Friday, July 20th!

Participants get a free pack of BCW Elite Deck Guards and winners get an extra prize! BCW Challenge games are free! Just check-in with Rick, the Team BCW Manager, to get on the schedule.

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MTG Core Set 2019 Standard Showdown – July 23rd thru September 8th

July 14th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Core Set 2019 Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores! Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: Core Set 2019 Booster Packs!  They also have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x.

We’ll be holding a Standard Showdown tournament at each store every week, beginning the week of July 23rd and ending the week of September 8th!  We will have a number of Standard Showdown Booster Packs to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Here are each store’s details:

Holmes
Saturdays July 28th–September 8th
Entry: FREE
Registration begins: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Saturdays July 28th–September 8th
Entry: FREE
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Wilmington
Mondays July 23rd–September 3rd
Entry: $5, booster packs awarded in addition to Standard Showdown packs
Registration opens: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Each Standard Showdown booster pack contains:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land from Core Set 2019
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set

*Standard Showdown: Core Set 2019 booster packs do not include double-sided cards

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MTG Core Set 2019 Sealed PPTQ – Sunday, July 29th at AU Holmes

July 14th, 2018

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a SEALED
Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) for PT Ravnica Allegiance
on Sunday, July 29th at Alternate Universes Holmes

Here are the details:

Format: SEALED
Each player will receive 6 booster packs of Core Set 2019 with which to build a deck. Lands will be provided at the event!

Entry fee: $35 online & in-store preregistration ($40 at the door)

Registration opens: 10:30 AM
Deck-building begins: 11:00 AM
Tournament begins: Noon

For online registration please click the link below:

 

 

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Core Set 2019 + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance!
2nd place: 2 booster boxes of Core Set 2019
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Core Set 2019 each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Core Set 2019 each

Swiss rounds (expect 6-7 rounds); best of 3 games; Cut to Top 8

All players are eligible to play in a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for this season except the following:

  • Players who have already won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier during the current qualification season
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Platinum Level, Gold Level, or Silver level (as of the date of the Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players who are otherwise already qualified for that season’s Regional Pro Tour Qualifier
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MTG Core Set 2019 Standard Showdown – July 23rd thru September 8th

July 14th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Core Set 2019 Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores! Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: Core Set 2019 Booster Packs!  They also have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x.

We’ll be holding a Standard Showdown tournament at each store every week, beginning the week of July 23rd and ending the week of September 8th!  We will have a number of Standard Showdown Booster Packs to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Here are each store’s details:

Holmes
Saturdays July 28th–September 8th
Entry: FREE
Registration begins: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Saturdays July 28th–September 8th
Entry: FREE
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Wilmington
Mondays July 23rd–September 3rd
Entry: $5, booster packs awarded in addition to Standard Showdown packs
Registration opens: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Each Standard Showdown booster pack contains:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land from Core Set 2019
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set

*Standard Showdown: Core Set 2019 booster packs do not include double-sided cards

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MTG Core Set 2019 Sealed PPTQ – Sunday, July 29th at AU Holmes

July 14th, 2018

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a SEALED
Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) for PT Ravnica Allegiance
on Sunday, July 29th at Alternate Universes Holmes

Here are the details:

Format: SEALED
Each player will receive 6 booster packs of Core Set 2019 with which to build a deck. Lands will be provided at the event!

Entry fee: $35 online & in-store preregistration ($40 at the door)

Registration opens: 10:30 AM
Deck-building begins: 11:00 AM
Tournament begins: Noon

For online registration please click the link below:

 

 

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Core Set 2019 + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance!
2nd place: 2 booster boxes of Core Set 2019
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Core Set 2019 each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Core Set 2019 each

Swiss rounds (expect 6-7 rounds); best of 3 games; Cut to Top 8

All players are eligible to play in a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for this season except the following:

  • Players who have already won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier during the current qualification season
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Platinum Level, Gold Level, or Silver level (as of the date of the Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players who are otherwise already qualified for that season’s Regional Pro Tour Qualifier
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