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$5k Kaldheim Championship Qualifier

Organized by: Star City Games

Platform: MTG Arena

The $5k Kaldheim Championship Qualifier awards an invitation to the Kaldheim Championship to the winner as well as $5,000 in cash prizes, Magic Arena Gems, and Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend Invites to top finishing players!

Entry Fee: | Invite Only | Format: Standard | Ended | 271 of 5000 Enrolled Players

How it Works

Play in SCG Tour Online Satellite tournaments on Magic Arena to earn Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend invites and entry and byes to the $5k Kaldheim Championship Qualifier!

The $5k Kaldheim Championship Qualifier awards an invitation to the Kaldheim Championship to the winner as well as $5,000 in cash prizes, Magic Arena Gems, and Kaldeim Qualifier Weekend Invites to top finishing players!

SCG Tour Online $5k Kaldheim Championship Qualifier Event Information:

  • Players are required to check-in prior to the start of the event.
  • Qualified players must register.
  • Players may have one or two byes based on their performance in Satellite events.
  • Players will be dropped from the event once they have three losses.
  • Swiss rounds based on attendance and awarded byes followed by a Top 12 playoff.
  • The 1st - 4th ranked players at the end of the Swiss rounds will receive a bye in the first round of the playoff.

Registration:

All qualified players will be preregistered and must register to indicate their intent to play. Registration for all SCG Tour Online events will close 20 minutes prior to each event. No late registrations will be allowed.

Decklists

All SCG Tour Online events require decklists to be imported and submitted via your Player Controller prior to the beginning of the first round. Failing to submit a decklist will result in Tardiness penalties.

All SCG Tour Online events have open decklists. Each round, both your decklist and your opponent's will be available for reference in the MTGMelee Player Controller.

Pairings

Pairings will be announced through MTGMelee and posted in the tournament channel of the SCG Tour Online Discord. Many options for notification are available in the profile options of MTGMelee, but players are solely responsible for receiving their pairings and conducting their matches in a timely manner.

Each round, your MTGMelee Player Controller will update to display your "Current Pairing".

Players are required to "Check-in" to every round. Simply click the green button to check-in to your match.

Matches

Once you've received your pairing, Direct Challenge your opponent using the MTG Arena user name displayed (remember these are CaSe SeNsAtIvE) and the MTG Arena "TOURNAMENT MATCH" challenge option.

At the conclusion of your match, it is recommended that you take a screen shot of your match result screen. If there are any discrepancies in the match results, an admin may ask you for this as proof of your result. Then submit the match results in your Player Controller. (Note: there are no draws in SCG Tour Online events)

Each round will be 50 minutes including 5 minutes to check-in and begin your match. 15 minutes after round is paired, if a player has not communicated with their opponent or a tournemant admin that player will lose the current round and be dropped from the event.

For complete rules and frequently asked questions, please visit the SCG Tour Online

Eligibilty:

  • SCG Tour Online Kaldheim Championship Qualifier tournaments are open to all qualified players eighteen years of age and older.

  • Players must have accounts in good standing on MTG Arena, MTG Melee and Star City Games.

  • Players must not be currently suspended from participating in/on tabletop Magic: The Gathering events, SCG Tour Online events and/or tabletop SCG Tour events

  • Regional eligibility restrictions also apply, void where prohibited.

Miscellaneous

Players are fully and solely responsible for the presence and stability of an internet connection as well as for the stability of the system running MTG Arena.

Any types of connection issue, bugs, anything related to your game crashing/not functioning properly is the sole responsibility of the player and will not result in restarting the match.

Players should be aware of known issues in MTG Arena.

If you have a question, please use the "Contact Tournament Staff" feature in the Melee.gg Player Controller and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.

  • 1st: $1,500 USD, Invitation to compete in the Kaldheim Championship

  • 2nd: $1,000 USD, Invitation to compete in the following month’s Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend

  • Top 4: $500 USD, Invitation to compete in the following month’s Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend

  • Top 8: $250 USD, Invitation to compete in the following month’s Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend

  • Top 12: $125 USD, Invitation to compete in the following month’s Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend

All players who finish with a record of X-2, but do not finish in the Top 12, will receive 8,000 MTG Arena gems and an invitation to compete in the following month’s Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend.

Communication

Problem before the event? Email organizedplay@starcitygames.com

Problem with your match? Use the "Contact Tournament Staff" feature in the Melee.gg Player Controller and select your issue. Our staff will be in contact with you as quickly as possible.

In the event that there is a dispute between players, a tournament admin may ask for a screenshot or for you to share your screen on the SCG Tour Online Discord to better understand the situation or as a way to confirm that something is occurring. We highly-recommend that players take a screenshot of each "Victory" screen showing both players’ names. In the event of a results discrepancy, you may be asked to provide this as proof.

Glitch /starcitygames OFFLINE

Standings

Archetype Breakdown

* Record includes mirror matches. Match Win Percentage (MW%) excludes mirror matches.

Pairings