Scottish Nationals 2018
Scottish Nationals 2018 - hosted by Murphy's Vault CCGs
(Please note that this page will be updated regularly as more information becomes available)
Do you have what it takes to represent your country against the rest of the world? Nationals pits your nation’s best against one another in one big tournament, with the finalists of the event earning an invitation to the World Magic Cup to represent their country battle for the ultimate national bragging rights.
The World Magic Cup is an annual Magic event, gathering representatives from nations all over the world to compete in a unique team format for the ultimate national bragging rights. Teams of three, representing more than 70 countries, face off every year over a multi-day, multi-format event to crown the World Magic Cup Champion.
[Last Chance Trial (Friday 20th July)]
Entry fee: £15
Event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/111794329625300/
8 St Peters Buildings
[Main Event (Saturday 21st July)]
Entry Fee £30
Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue
16 St. Mary's Street,
[Top 8 (Sunday 22nd July)]
8 St Peters Buildings
Top 4 competitors at each respective Nationals tournament will receive Pro Points that count towards the premier play season that the event takes place within. The two finalists from each country’s Nationals will receive an invitation and airfare to compete on their country’s team in the next World Magic Cup. The winner of a country’s Nationals will be crowned the National Champion.
Top 8 competitors will also receive an exclusive playmat, and all participants will receive a limited-edition promotional card (while supplies last).
As the Tournament organiser, Murphy's Vault will provide additional prizes.
There will be a minimum of 6 boosters per player into the prize pool, each player in the top 8 will receive a Booster box.
Participants must be a citizen of the country or have been a continuous resident of the country since the first of the previous calendar year and must earn an invitation to their country’s Nationals by achieving one of the following standings:
Players in the Planeswalker Points Yearly Award Points Season that have accrued the minimum amount of points for that country (in this case: 100pwp, Scotland), in accordance with the Premier Event Invitation Policy (Appendix C)
Players who are Pro Tour Players Club Silver, Gold, or Platinum level
Members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame
Winners of Nationals Last Chance Qualifiers held in conjunction with each Nationals
Tournaments are run at Competitive REL (Rules Enforcement Level) with an 8x Planeswalker Points Multiplier
The number of rounds is determined by attendance
Swiss rounds are 50 minutes long and best two out of three matches
The Top 8 players at the end of the Swiss advance to the playoffs
Playoff matches are best two out of three, single elimination, and untimed
Format & Rounds
Standard followed by Draft.
Up to 60 players: 3 rounds Standard. 3 rounds Draft, Cut to Standard Top 8
61-120 players: 4 rounds Standard. 3 rounds Draft, Cut to Standard Top 8
Rules enforcement level: Competitive
Head judge: Liz Mackie
Score Keeper: Dan De Swarte
Floor judges: TBC
To apply for a position as a judge for this event, please contact the store and you will be notified when the application process begins.
Stalls & Payment on the day
We will have MTG standard & eternal singles available to purchase, along with a selection of trading card protective sleeves, binders and deck cases.
Payment for goods, ticketing and the like may be paid with cash, card or M.vault store credit.
If you wish to purchase cards prior to the event, you may do so at www.murphysvault.com, please choose 'collect in store' at the checkout and we shall bring your order to the event. cards for use in the event must be ordered prior to 9pm Friday 20th July.
Drafts on demand (Dominaria, MTG Core 2019)
You may preregister for this event by purchasing a ticket online. Please be aware that tickets are non-refundable but my be passed on to another eligible player - contact us if you wish to do this.
120 Tickets will be available, and must be purchased individually.
Alternatively you can email your interest, and DCI number to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note this will not guarantee a space if all tickets have been sold.