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Yu-Gi-Oh! VIP Qualifier Tournament! Saturday, December 27th at Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes is proud to be hosting one of the limited number Very Important Player (VIP) Qualifier Tournaments for YCS, Charleston.  The YCS VIP Qualifier is a new Tier 2 tournament that is offered exclusively to Top Performing Official Tournament Stores.

YCS VIP Qualifier Overview

The YCS VIP Qualifier is an Advanced Constructed Swiss tournament that cuts to a Top 8 Draft playoff. There must be at least 8 players participating in order to run a VIP Qualifier.

Entry Fee:                               $12.00    Seating for this event is limited to 72 players.

Format:                                    Advanced Format – Swiss – cutting to a Top 8 Draft Playoff

Participation Prizing:     Three (3) Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Booster Packs

Top 8 Format:                      Sealed Draft – Single-Elimination – Top 8 Playoff  (Info at: https://yugiohblog.konami.com/articles/?p=6137)  Draft packs provided free of charge!

Prizing:                                    1st Place Invite to the next YCS with VIP Package.   Other Prizes based on attendance.

VIP Prize Package

  • Free Entry into the YCS (Duelist will receive all YCS participation prizes they would be eligible for with regular paid entry (Tokens, Participation Packs, etc.), if applicable)
  • Two-Round BYE in the YCS (Player will start the tournament in Round 3 with a 2-0 record (2 Wins and 0 Losses))
  • Assigned Seating throughout the course of the YCS Main Event in the VIP Section
  • Brief Player Profile on the YCS Coverage Site, https://yugiohblog.konami.com/
  • Prize is only good for YCS Charleston and is non-transferable

 

 

 

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MTG Pro Tour Qualifier and Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier – Sunday, December 28th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Wilmington, DE

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Alternate Universes Wilmington is hosting a Pro Tour Qualifier Tournament on Sunday, December 28th in the Ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington.     Here are the details:

  • Format: Standard
  • Cost: $25
  • Registration Time: 9:00am
  • Round 1 Starts: 10:00am
  • Prizing: 1st Place – Airfare to Pro Tour: 

Prize Structure

1st place: 1 booster box of Khans of Tarkir and Airfare to Pro Tour Brussels
2nd place: 2x booster boxes Khans of Tarkir
3rd & 4th place: 1.5 boxes packs Khans of Tarkir each
5th – 8th: 1x box Khans of Tarkir each
9th – 16th: 9x Khans of Tarkir booster packs each
17th – 32nd: 3x Khans of Tarkir booster packs each

Swiss rounds (expect 7-9 rounds); best of 3 games; Cut to Top 8

Alternate Universes Wilmington will also be  hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier Tournament for PT Vancouver on Sunday, December 28th in the Ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington.  Here are the details:

  • Format: Standard
  • Cost: $25
  • Registration Time: Noon
  • Round 1 Starts: 12:30PM 

Prize Structure

1st place: 1 booster box of Khans of Tarkir and Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Vancouver
2nd place: 2x booster boxes Khans of Tarkir
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs Khans of Tarkir each
5th – 8th: 9 packs Khans of Tarkir each
9th – 16th: 6x Khans of Tarkir booster packs 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

Side Events will begin after Round 3 of the PTQ starts:

$15 Drafts (8-player pods); single elimination
$15 Standard constructed Win-a-Box (8-player pods); single elimination

Location Address:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike,
Wilmington, Delaware, 19803

Vendors will be present to buy, sell and trade MTG cards and to sell accessories.

Call our store for more information 302-482-3480 or email us at auwilmington@comcast.net

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Pokemon VG Premier Challenge Alpha at AU Blue Bell – Friday 1/2/15

VG Premier Challenge (Alpha) Blue Bell, PA   (Ruby or Sapphire Game cartridge)
Friday, January 2, 2015

Registration Time: 1:00 pm – 1:45pm, Play to start by 2:00pm
Alternate Universes Blue Bell
1530 Dekalb Pike #5, Blue Bell, PA 19422 610-277-7251

 

Championship Series events will use Pokémon X and Pokémon Y for the rest of the year 2014 and will change to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire on January 1, 2015.

 

Cost: $5 for Juniors and Seniors, $10 for Masters

Format:
Swiss rounds (single games) with a top cut (playing best two of three games).
Bring your game cartridge and your Nintendo 3DS.
Format is Double Team Battles. Swiss pairings. We will have a team list form for you to complete when you register.

New players are welcome!

Game Cartridge to use
For events starting January 1, 2015 (Blue Bell on Jan 2) – you must use a Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire game cartridge.  Check pokemon.com for other rules for the new game.

Team lists are required. Click the link below for a printable team list – be prepared and bring a team list with you. Blank team lists will be available at the event.

Note: Hack checks will be performed throughout the event.  Please be sure that you have applied the latest updates for your system and game.

Prizes: based on attendance, Play! Points: 2

Championship Point Distribution: 

Best Finish Limit: 5

  • 1st wins 40 Championship Points
  • 2nd wins 32 Championship Points
  • 3–4 each win 26 Championship Points
  • 5–8 each win 20 Championship Points (Kicker – 16 players)
  • 9–12 each win 14 Championship Points (Kicker – 32 players)
  • 13–16 each win 8 Championship Points (Kicker – 32 players)
The kicker means that this is the number of players that need to be playing in the age group for the championship points to be awarded.
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MTG Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier – Saturday, January 3rd at AU Blue Bell

Alternate Universes will be hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier Tournament for PT Vancouver on Saturday, January 3rd at Alternate Universes Blue Bell.  Here are the details:

  • Format: Standard
  • Entry Fee: $25
  • Registration Time: 11:00AM to 11:50AM
  • Round 1 Starts: Noon

Preregistration is now open!  Seating is limited to 64 players.
To preregister, please fill in the form and click the Pay Now Button below.

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Prize Structure

1st place: 1 booster box of Khans of Tarkir and Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Vancouver
2nd place: 2x booster boxes Khans of Tarkir
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs Khans of Tarkir each
5th – 8th: 9 packs Khans of Tarkir each
9th – 16th: 6x Khans of Tarkir booster packs 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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Pokemon City Championship Series at AU Holmes 1/4/15

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Alternate Universes Holmes – Sunday, January 4, 2015
MacDade Plaza,  2129 MacDade Blvd Holmes, PA 19043 610-583-9960
Registration: 10:00 am – 10:30am. Play to start by 10:45am

Entry: Free for Juniors and Seniors, $10 for Masters

Format: Standard Constructed Deck. ( Bring a 60 card deck using cards from Boundaries Crossed, Plasma Blast, Plasma Storm, Plasma Freeze, XY, XY Flashfire, XY Furious Fists, XY Phantom Forces)

All players receive a special promo card (while supplies last).  Participants will receive 2 Play! Points just for playing!

 

Prizes for each of the three age groups

1st Place
18 Pokémon TCG booster packs. (Note: Masters Division players receive an additional 18 packs (36 total)
A City Championship Trophy & 50 Championship Points

2nd Place
10 Pokémon TCG booster packs.
Masters Division players receive an additional 10 packs (20 total)
40 Championship Point (if age division attendance is 4 or greater)

3rd & 4th Place
4 Pokémon TCG booster packs.
Masters Division players receive an additional 6 packs (10 total)
30 Championship Point (if age division attendance is 8 or greater)

5th – 8th Place
Masters Division players receive 4 Pokémon TCG booster packs.
20 Championship Point (if age division attendance is 32 or greater)

9th – 16th Place
Masters Division players receive 2 Pokémon TCG booster packs.
10 Championship Point (if age division attendance is 64 or greater)

http://philadelphiapokemon.com/tcgevents.html

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