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Khans of Tarkir Prerelease Tournaments – September 20th & 21st

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The Magic: the Gathering Khans of Tarkir prerelease tournaments will be held Saturday, September 20th & Sunday September 21st at all AU stores.  After the overwhelming response to our last prerelease weekend we are once again DOUBLING THE USUAL PRIZE SUPPORT for these tournaments.   That means for each participating player we are putting in four booster packs of product in the prize pool!  Additionally we will be giving away door prizes including AU Playmats, deck boxes and other “surprise” items at each prerelease tournament.    And we will once again have free pizza at all the midnight prereleases.

Format for all prerelease tournaments is sealed deck. including the 2-Headed Giant Tournaments.  Each player receives one Khans of Tarkir Prerelease Kit to use for building a 40 card deck   Entry fee is $25.00 if you preregister, $30.00 at the door.  All preregistrations must be paid.  Preregistration ends Thursday, September 19th.

Two Headed Giant entry fee is $50.00 per team and each team of two players receives two  Khans of Tarkir Prerelease Packs to use for building their decks. (One Prerelease Kit per player) 

Here is the prerelease schedule by store:

Holmes:
Midnight, Saturday September 20th (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00PM after FNM, September 19th )
6:00PM, Saturday,  September 20th  (registration begins at 5:00PM)
11:00AM, Sunday, September 21th  (registration at 10:30).  Entry fee for the Two Headed Giant is $50.00 per team

Wilmington:
Midnight, Saturday September 20th – (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00PM after FNM, September 19th )
3:00PM, Saturday September 20th – (registration begins at 2:00PM)
7:30PM Saturday   September 20th  – (registration begins at 6:30PM)
3:00PM, Sunday  September 21th – (registration begins at 2:00PM)

Blue Bell:
Midnight, Saturday  September 20th  – (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00PM after FNM, September 19th )
10:00AM Saturday,  September 20th – (registration begins at 9AM)
3:00PM Saturday,  September 20th –   (registration begins at 2:30PM)
6:00PM Saturday,  September 20th  – Sealed Two-Headed Giant (registration at 5:30PM).  Entry fee for the Two Headed Giant is $50.00 per team
10AM, Sunday,   September 21th  (registration begins at 9:30AM)

All tournaments except the 2-Headed Giant tournaments at Blue Bell and Holmes will be 4 rounds regardless of the number of players.

Each player will receive a foil participation promo.

Pack prizes will be awarded based on the number of match wins as follows:

New prize support structure:

Regular Swiss Tournament:
4 – 0 record: 12 booster packs 
3 – 0 – 1 record: 10 booster packs
3 – 1 record: 8 booster packs
2 – 2 record: 2 booster packs
Everyone else receives 1 booster pack

Two Headed Giant Prize Support:
3 – 0 Record: 12 booster packs per team
2 – 0 – 1 record: 8 booster packs per team
2 – 1 record: 4 booster packs per team
Every other team gets 2 packs.

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship Tournaments at all 3 AU stores Saturday September 27th

Alternate Universes is proud to announce it will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship Tournaments at all three stores on Saturday, September 27th.  All stores will open at 9:00 AM for registration and play will begin at 10AM.   There is no preregistration for this event.  Official Konami Judges will be present at each location.

Entry fee for the OTS Championship Tournament is $20.00.  Each player will receive 5 booster packs upon entry.   All Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship events are Tier 2 events, conducted as Advanced Format, Constructed Deck, Swiss round events. The Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship will play Swiss Rounds, with a Top 8 Playoff top cut, with prizes awarded at the end of the final playoff round played.   The number of swiss rounds played will depend on the number of players in the tournament.

Decklists are required for this event.  Duelists can download the official KDE Deck List at http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf. This is an editable PDF, so you will be able to type the card names in this form, which should help as your Deck List needs to be legible and complete – write the name of each card in full, and write down how many copies you have in your Deck.  Make sure your name and COSSY ID are on your Deck List.  If you do not have a Cossy ID they will be available on the day of the event.  Make sure your Deck List exactly matches your Deck.  There is a very helpful article that will help you fill out your Deck List properly. Just follow the link here:  http://www.konami.com/yugioh/articles/?p=3534.   Duelists are encouraged to complete their Deck List before arriving at the Tournament.

Prizes:
In addition to the product each Duelist receives upon entering the tournament, prize distribution will be as follows:

  • First place winner, after the conclusion of the Top 8 Playoffs, will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship Game Mat.
  • Top 4 Duelists, after the conclusion of the Top 8 Playoffs, will also receive invites to the 2014 World Championship Qualifier.
  • Additional booster pack prizes will be awarded depending upon the number of participants.
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Pokemon Premier League Challenge Series at AU Wilmington, Sunday Sept 28

These events are designed to

  • Introduce new players to tournament play
  • Help players prepare for the Fall Philadelphia Regionals (Oct 4-5, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center)
  • Provide players with a chance to start earning Championship points
TCG Challenges:

Entry: $2 or 8 unused TCGO Code cards
Format: Standard (Modified), 60 card deck, please write down the cards you are using on a deck list. If you are new to filling out a decklist, be sure to arrive when registration opens, we will have blank decks for you to use.
Sunday, September 28,  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

Registration is 12:00 pm to 12:30pm, Play to start at 12:30pm

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MTG Standard Delaware State Championship, Saturday Oct. 4th

 MTG Standard Delaware State Championship, Saturday Oct. 4th

Alternate Universes, Wilmington is proud to hosting the TGG Player DE State Standard Championship on Saturday, October 4th.  Here are the details:

Format: Standard
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 pack prizes based on attendance

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!!!

All TCGplayer State Championship events are now DOUBLE QUALIFIERS – not only do players earn MaxPoint tokens that can be redeemed for entry to the $50k MaxPoint Championship, they can now also win a seat to the all-new $50k TCGplayer Invitational!

Also, any player that wins more than one State Championship in 2014 will earn additional Multi-Champion Prizes!

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