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Pokemon League Challenge – Sunday, August 19th at AU Wilmington

August 13th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding a Pokemon League Challenge at AU Wilmington on Sunday, August 19th!

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Entry: $5

Format: Standard

The tournament begins at Noon! The tournament takes place during normal League hours.

Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! YCS VIP Qualifier – Saturday, August 25th at AU Blue Bell

August 6th, 2018

Alternate Universes is hosting a YCS VIP Qualifier at AU Blue Bell on Saturday, August 25th!

The winner of this tournament will get VIP status at the 200th Yu-Gi-Oh! YCS Tournament in Columbus, Ohio! This includes FREE entry into the YCS, a 2-round bye (good for a free win in the first and second round), assigned seating in a special VIP section throughout the YCS, and a brief player profile on the YCS coverage website! 1st place also wins a special Battle City Game Mat!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

*Blue Bell/E. Norriton players: Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center. Additional parking is available behind the stores and on Penn Square Road. Your cooperation will allow us to continue to run these events at this location.*

Entry: $12
Each player will receive three OTS packs for entering!

This is a Tier 2 event. Decklists will be required, and it’s recommended that players fill them out ahead of the event. They can be found online here: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf

Registration opens: Noon
Tournament begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
1st Place: VIP status at YCS Columbus (Free tournament entry, 2-round bye, assigned seating in VIP section, player profile on YCS coverage site) plus a Battle City Game Mat

2nd – 4th Place: each Duelist will receive a Battle City Token Card, with 2nd Place picking first, followed by 3rd Place, then 4th Place

The Duelist shown to have Best Sportsmanship during the event will receive the “Battle City Logo” Token Card (Card # TKN4-EN014)

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Vanguard Dynasty Cup Tournament – Saturday, August 25th at AU Holmes

July 16th, 2018

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Alternate Universes is hosting a special Cardfight!! Vanguard Tournament on Saturday, August 8th at AU Holmes, brought to you by our friends at Dynasty Cup!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Format: Premium Standard

Entry: $15

Registration begins: Noon
Play begins: 1 PM

Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance!

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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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Pokemon TCG Booster Box Tournament – Saturday, September 8th at AU Holmes

August 6th, 2018

We’re holding a Pokemon TCG Booster Box tournament on Saturday, September 8th at AU Holmes! The winner will get a Pokemon booster box of their choice! Booster pack prizes will also be awarded to 2nd-4th place finishers, and if we get more than 17 players we’ll extend the prize pool to include 5th-8th place!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Format: Standard
This tournament is open to players of all divisions

Entry: $10

Registration begins: Noon
Tournament begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
1st Place: 1 Booster Box
2nd Place: 18 Booster Packs
3rd & 4th Place: 9 Booster Packs each
5th – 8th Place: 3 Booster Packs each
If more than 17 players enter, we will increase the prize pool to include 5th – 8th place!

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Pokemon TCG League Cup – Sunday, September 9th at AU Wilmington

August 17th, 2018

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Alternate Universes is hosting its next Pokemon League Cup on Sunday, September 9th at AU Wilmington!

Pokémon TCG League Cup tournaments are smaller events that give players an opportunity to earn Championship Points and practice their skills for larger competitions.  Pokémon TCG League Cup events are held throughout the year.

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Silverside Center
3615 A Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
302-482-3480

Tournament start time: 10 AM

Format: Standard
This event will be limited to 52 players total! Decklists are required as a part of registration and will be available in-store the day of.

Entry Fee: $15 Masters, $10 Juniors and Seniors

PRIZES
All players will receive 2 Play! Points for entering, plus the League Cup promo card (while supplies last).
The winner of each age division will receive a Champion playmat!
Booster packs and Championship Points will also be awarded to top finishers in each division, based on division attendance!

Placement  –  Points  –  Kicker
(Kicker is # of participants required for points)
1st  –  50  –  0
2nd  –  40  –  4
3rd & 4th  –  30  –  8
5th – 8th  –  20  –  32

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MTG Modern PPTQ – Saturday, September 15 at AU Wilmington

August 17th, 2018

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a Modern Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) for PT Ravnica Allegiance on Saturday, September 15th at Alternate Universes Wilmington

Here are the details:

Format: Modern
Entry fee: $30 (there is no preregistration for this event)

Registration opens: 11 AM
Tournament begins: Noon

There is a player limit of 52 players, so be sure to arrive on time!

If we get more than 50 players, we’ll increase the prize pool to include the top 16 players!

PRIZES
1st Place: $400 store credit + an invite to the next Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Ravnica Allegiance

2nd Place: $200 store credit
3rd & 4th Place: $100 store credit each
5th-8th Place: $50 store credit each
9th-16th Place: $25 store credit each
Store credit is given on a rechargable AU Gift Card, and is redeemable at any AU location!

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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Yu-Gi-Oh! YCS VIP Qualifier – Saturday, September 15th at AU Blue Bell

August 17th, 2018

Alternate Universes is hosting a YCS VIP Qualifier at AU Blue Bell on Saturday, September 15th!

The winner of this tournament will get VIP status at the Yu-Gi-Oh! YCS Tournament in Niagara Falls, Ontario! This includes FREE entry into the YCS, a 2-round bye (good for a free win in the first and second round), assigned seating in a special VIP section throughout the YCS, and a brief player profile on the YCS coverage website! 1st place also wins a special Battle City Game Mat!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

*Blue Bell/E. Norriton players: Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center. Additional parking is available behind the stores and on Penn Square Road. Your cooperation will allow us to continue to run these events at this location.*

Entry: $12
Each player will receive three OTS packs for entering!

This is a Tier 2 event. Decklists will be required, and it’s recommended that players fill them out ahead of the event. They can be found online here: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf

Registration opens: Noon
Tournament begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
1st Place: VIP status at YCS Niagara Falls, Ontario (Free tournament entry, 2-round bye, assigned seating in VIP section, player profile on YCS coverage site) plus a Battle City Game Mat

2nd – 4th Place: each Duelist will receive a Battle City Token Card, with 2nd Place picking first, followed by 3rd Place, then 4th Place

The Duelist shown to have Best Sportsmanship during the event will receive the “Battle City Logo” Token Card (Card # TKN4-EN014)

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MTG Core 2019 Store Championships – Saturday, September 15th and Sunday, September 16th

August 17th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding MTG Core Set 2019 Store Championships on Saturday, September 15th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, plus Sunday, September 16th at AU Wilmington! The format is Standard! Each player will receive a promo Demon of Catastrophes for entering!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

*Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center that is open.  Additional parking is available behind the stores and on Penn Square Road.  Your cooperation will allow us to continue to run these events at this location.

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Silverside Center
3615A Silverside Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19810
302-482-3480

AU Holmes
Saturday, September 15th

Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM
Entry: $5

AU Blue Bell
Saturday, September 15th
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM
Entry: $5

AU Wilmington
Sunday, September 16th
Registration opens: Noon
Tournament begins: 1 PM
Entry: $5

PRIZES
Booster pack prizes will be awarded to Top 8 players based on attendance!

First Place will win the Core Set 2019 Champion Playmat!

Each player who enters will also receive a promo Demon of Catastrophes!

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MTG Guilds of Ravnica Open House – Saturday Sept 22nd & Sunday Sept 23rd

August 13th, 2018

Alternate Universes is hosting Magic Open Houses for Guilds of Ravnica on Saturday September 22nd at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday September 23rd at AU Wilmington! This is a FREE event for new players to get to know Magic, and for experienced players to help grow their community! Open Houses are casual, meaning there is no tournament, and they’ll take place from Noon to 7:00 PM at each of our three locations.

The first 20 new players at each store can grab a free Welcome Deck to help learn how to play!

New players and teachers are both eligible for the Open House Promo! New players will receive the promo just for participating and experienced players who bring a new player will also receive the promo (certain conditions apply).  An experienced player who comes without a new player must hang out and help newer players learn to play for one hour before getting a promo.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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Pokemon League Challenge – Sunday, August 19th at AU Wilmington

August 13th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding a Pokemon League Challenge at AU Wilmington on Sunday, August 19th!

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Entry: $5

Format: Standard

The tournament begins at Noon! The tournament takes place during normal League hours.

Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! YCS VIP Qualifier – Saturday, August 25th at AU Blue Bell

August 6th, 2018

Alternate Universes is hosting a YCS VIP Qualifier at AU Blue Bell on Saturday, August 25th!

The winner of this tournament will get VIP status at the 200th Yu-Gi-Oh! YCS Tournament in Columbus, Ohio! This includes FREE entry into the YCS, a 2-round bye (good for a free win in the first and second round), assigned seating in a special VIP section throughout the YCS, and a brief player profile on the YCS coverage website! 1st place also wins a special Battle City Game Mat!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

*Blue Bell/E. Norriton players: Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center. Additional parking is available behind the stores and on Penn Square Road. Your cooperation will allow us to continue to run these events at this location.*

Entry: $12
Each player will receive three OTS packs for entering!

This is a Tier 2 event. Decklists will be required, and it’s recommended that players fill them out ahead of the event. They can be found online here: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf

Registration opens: Noon
Tournament begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
1st Place: VIP status at YCS Columbus (Free tournament entry, 2-round bye, assigned seating in VIP section, player profile on YCS coverage site) plus a Battle City Game Mat

2nd – 4th Place: each Duelist will receive a Battle City Token Card, with 2nd Place picking first, followed by 3rd Place, then 4th Place

The Duelist shown to have Best Sportsmanship during the event will receive the “Battle City Logo” Token Card (Card # TKN4-EN014)

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Vanguard Dynasty Cup Tournament – Saturday, August 25th at AU Holmes

July 16th, 2018

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Alternate Universes is hosting a special Cardfight!! Vanguard Tournament on Saturday, August 8th at AU Holmes, brought to you by our friends at Dynasty Cup!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Format: Premium Standard

Entry: $15

Registration begins: Noon
Play begins: 1 PM

Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance!

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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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Pokemon TCG Booster Box Tournament – Saturday, September 8th at AU Holmes

August 6th, 2018

We’re holding a Pokemon TCG Booster Box tournament on Saturday, September 8th at AU Holmes! The winner will get a Pokemon booster box of their choice! Booster pack prizes will also be awarded to 2nd-4th place finishers, and if we get more than 17 players we’ll extend the prize pool to include 5th-8th place!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Format: Standard
This tournament is open to players of all divisions

Entry: $10

Registration begins: Noon
Tournament begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
1st Place: 1 Booster Box
2nd Place: 18 Booster Packs
3rd & 4th Place: 9 Booster Packs each
5th – 8th Place: 3 Booster Packs each
If more than 17 players enter, we will increase the prize pool to include 5th – 8th place!

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