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TCGplayer.com Modern State Championships at AU, Wilmington August 2nd

July 20th, 2014

 TCGplayer.com Modern State Championships at AU, Wilmington August 2nd

TCGplayer.com MaxPoint Series Summer States Event

These events are open to the public (no pre-qualification necessary) and will offer players the chance to claim the title of State Champion and earn an exclusive Champion’s playmat.  Each event will hand out points for players to participate in the $50,000.00 Championship.  Additional booster pack prizes will be awarded based on entries – the more players, the more prizes!!!

Location:  Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
Format
:  Modern
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Registration Time: 9:00 AM

Event Structure: Swiss with top 8 
Entry Fee: 25.00 


Prizes
1st Place: TCGplayer State Champion Playmat + 50 Points + 2 Author Tokens
2nd Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 20 Points + 2 Author Tokens 
3rd/4th Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 10 Points + 2 Author Tokens 
5th-8th Place:TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 5 Points + 2 Author Tokens 
9th-16th Place: 2 Points + 2 Author Tokens 

Additional booster pack prizes based on attendance.

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Pokemon Furious Fists Prereleases August 2nd and 10th

July 20th, 2014

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This prerelease will be a Sealed pack tournament.

Players receive 6 boosters packs of the new set to build a deck and play for 4 rounds.
Basic Energy will be available. All players then receive 2 more boosters as a participation prize. 
 
Entry fee: $30 
Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 by following the links shown below to the prerelease of your choice.
 
All players receive a promo card while supplies last.

Saturday, August 2, 2014 – Alternate Universes Bluebell

1530 Dekalb Pike #5, Blue Bell, PA 19422 610-277-7251

First session: Sealed Pack Tournament. Registration starts at 10:00am, play starts at 10:30am

Second session: Sealed Pack Tournament. Registration starts at 1:00pm, play starts at 1:30pm

Players should plan to play in just one session

 Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 at 1playerplace.com

Sunday, August 10, 2014 – Alternate Universes Wilmington

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

Sealed Pack tournament – Registration starts at 12:00pm (noon), play at 12:30pm

Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 at 1playerplace.com

or paste in your browser: http://www.1playerplace.com/signups?event=M9F2FD7LSTEOLQE

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist Alliance Sneak Peek – August 9th & 10th

July 24th, 2014

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh Duelist Alliance Sneak Peek Events  Saturday, August 9th at all 3 AU stores and on Sunday, August 10th at AU Blue Bell.  The dueling will begin on Saturday, August 9th at 10:00AM and run until 5:00PM.  Dueling will resume at Blue Bell on Sunday, August 10th at 11:00 AM and run through 5:00PM.

Entry fee for the event is $20.00. Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Duelist Alliance to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a foil promo card.  Additionally, Duelist Alliance Sneak Peek play mats will be randomly given away throughout the day while supplies last. (Must be present to win.)

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

Holmes
Saturday, August 9th
Constructed tournaments at 2PM Saturday. $5.00 entry fee. (Duelist Alliance cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack  upon entering.

Blue Bell
Saturday, August 9th at  2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Duelist Alliance cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack  upon entering.
Sunday, August  10th at  2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Duelist Alliance cards will be legal).

Wilmington
Saturday, August 9th
Noon: Constructed Tournament (Duelist Alliance cards will be legal). $5.00 entry fee. All players receive an Astral Pack  upon entering.

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Magic Core Set 2015 Gameday, Saturday August 9th at all 3 AU stores

July 24th, 2014

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Alternate Universes will be holding the 2015 Core Set Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, August 9th  at the Holmes, Blue Bell & Wilmington stores.   Tournaments at all 3 stores begin at 6PM.  Registration opens one hour before the start time of the event.

Entry fee is $5.00.

Game Day events are Standard-format tournaments.  The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer.  The current block, the block that was released the previous fall, and the most recent core set are all legal to play in a Standard deck.

For more information on Standard, click here.    The following sets are Standard legal:  Return to Ravnica, Gatecrash,  Dragon’s Maze, Magic 2014 , Theros , Born of the Gods, Journey Into Nyx & Core Set 2015

Prizes

All participants receive an exclusive  Reclamation  full art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players each receive an exclusive Chief Engineer full art foil promo card.  The cards are awarded to the Top 8 players even if the tournament cuts only to the Top 4.  In addition, the 1st-place winner of the 2015 Core Set Game Day will receive an exclusive playmat (see picture above).     Pack prizes will also be awarded to top finishers.

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day, Saturday July 26th at all three AU stores!

July 18th, 2014

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournaments on Saturday, July 26th.   The tournaments at Blue BellWilmington will begin at Noon, and the tournament at Holmes will begin at 2:00PM . Registration opens 1 hour before the tournament starts.

The registration fee for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is $5.00 and all participants will receive 1 Astral Pack  upon entering.  A decklist is not required to play.  One Yu-Gi-Oh! Day exclusive full size Game Mat will be awarded to the winner and the top 8 finishers will win Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Tokens.  Booster pack prizes will also be awarded to the top finishers in the tournament based on attendance.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournaments will be advanced constructed format.  Advanced Format tournaments use a specific list of playable cards. Some cards are forbidden from use, or limited to a set number in the Deck, in order to better balance tournament play. The Advanced Format list changes periodically (the last change became effective January 1st, 2014). Duelists can view the most current Advanced Format card list by visiting this link: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, create excitement for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand at Official Tournament Stores, and to further distinguish OTS from non-OTS.  Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is held simultaneously throughout North America.

Duelists will be able to participate in a Sanctioned tournament at all participating Official Tournament Stores (OTS), with exclusive prizes only available at an Official Tournament Store (OTS).    Only Konami OTS are permitted to host a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day event.

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Saturday, July 19th – MTG 2015 Core Set Launch Event – Sealed Tournaments!

July 17th, 2014

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MTG 2015 Launch Weekend Tournaments are a great way to celebrate the release of the latest Magic: The Gathering set! Play, trade, spend time with friends, and win cool prizes! All participants receive an exclusive Release promo card (while supplies last).  Booster pack or store credit prizes (your choice) will be awarded based on attendance.

Alternate Universes will be hosting Sealed MTG 2015 Core Set Launch Weekend Tournaments at all 3 locations:

AU, Holmes: Saturday, July 19th at 6:00PM;  2-Headed Giant Sealed Deck Format (8x of M15 packs per team) Entry Fee: $40 per team

AU, Wilmington: Saturday, July 19th at 3:00PM; 2-Headed Giant Sealed Deck (8x of M15 packs per team) Entry Fee: $40 per team

AU, Blue Bell: Saturday, July 19th at 6:00PM: Sealed Deck (6x packs of M15 per person) Entry Fee: $30 per person

Registration begins 1 hour before tournament start time.     All participants will received the foil release promo card below (while supplies last).

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MTG Pro Tour Qualifier – Sunday, July 6th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Wilmington, DE

June 11th, 2014

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Alternate Universes Wilmington is hosting a Pro Tour Qualifier Tournament on Sunday, July 6th in the Ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington.   Vendors will be present to buy, sell and trade MTG cards and to sell accessories.  Here are the details:

  • Format: Modern
  • Cost: $30
  • Registration Time: 9:00am
  • Round 1 Starts: 10:00am
  • Prizing: 1st Place – Airfare to Pro Tour: Huey

Prize Structure

1st place: 1 booster box of Journey into Nyx and Airfare to Pro Tour
2nd place: 3x booster boxes Journey into Nyx
3rd & 4th place: 1 and 1/2 boxes Journey into Nyx each
5th – 8th: 1x box Journey into Nyx each
9th – 16th: 9x Journey into Nyx booster packs each
17th – 32nd: 3x Journey into Nyx booster packs each

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

*Side Events will begin after Round 3 starts:

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

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

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

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Philly Legacy Series Championship – Saturday, June 14th – 40 Duals!

June 8th, 2014

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Come join Alternate Universes, Redcaps Corner, and Top Deck Games Saturday, June 14th the PA Convention Center for the PLS Championship, with 40 duals up for grabs!
Registration is 9:00am-10:00am
Players Meeting starts at 10:00am
Entry Fee: $40
REL: Competitive (Decklists are required)
Format: Legacy
Prizes (Guaranteed!)
1st – 4x Underground Sea
2nd – 4x Volcanic Island
3rd – 4x Tundra
4th – 4x Tropical Island
5th – 4x Bayou
6th – 4x Savannah
7th – 4x Scrubland
8th – 4x Taiga
9th – 12th – 1x Badlands
13th – 16th – 1x Plateau
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MTG Conspiracy Release Drafts – Saturday, June 7th at all 3 AU stores

May 31st, 2014

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Blue Bell:  1:00PM

Wilmington: 4:00 PM

Holmes:  6:00PM

Entry fee to each draft will be $15.00.

The Magic: The Gathering–Conspiracy set is designed to be drafted with six to eight players who then split into groups of three or four players for free-for-all multiplayer games.    These are casual play events. Pack prizes will be awarded. Each participant will also receive the Magister of Worth Conspiracy release card shown below.   ljquoqhelp arc mow MTG Conspiracy Release Drafts   Saturday, June 7th at all 3 AU stores

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MTG Journey Into Nyx Gameday Tournaments, Saturday May 24

May 9th, 2014

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Alternate Universes will be holding Journey Into Nyx Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, May 24th  at the Holmes, Blue Bell & Wilmington stores.   Tournaments at all 3 stores begin at 6PM.  Registration opens one hour before the start time of the event.

Entry fee is $5.00.

Game Day events are Standard-format tournaments.  The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer.  The current block, the block that was released the previous fall, and the most recent core set are all legal to play in a Standard deck.

For more information on Standard, click here.    The following sets are Standard legal:  Return to Ravnica, Gatecrash,  Dragon’s Maze, Magic 2014 , Theros , Born of the Gods &  Journey Into Nyx

Prizes

All participants receive an exclusive  Squelching Leeches full-art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players each receive an exclusive Dictate of Kruphix full-art foil promo card. The cards are awarded to the Top 8 players even if the tournament cuts only to the Top 4.  In addition, the 1st-place winner of Journey Into Nyx Game Day will receive an exclusive playmat.     Pack prizes will also be awarded to top finishers.

Additionally, the most heroic players will have an opportunity to earn the Hall of Triumph promo card (while supplies last). 

 

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