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Grand Prix 2008 – Timetable and Formats

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Day 1 / November 21st 

Time:               15:00

Tournament:   Mercenary Draft (sign-in)

Format:           Draft (starter & booster)

Rounds:          4 à 1h

Entry fee:        5 EUR

Description:   

The compete rules will be announced soon. Each player brings 4 boosters (2E) of their choice and receives a random starter deck. Boosters may also be bought separately.

 

Time:               21:00

Tournament:   TeamCup

Format:           Multiplayer Standard Constructed (sign-in)

Rounds:          3 à 1.5h

Entry fee:        10 EUR

Description:   

Two teams of two players compete against each other in a multiplayer game. This tournament is not valid for TrekCC rating. In addition to normal game rules the following spezial rules apply:

  • members of the same team don’s count of opponents for a card’ gametext
  • unique cards are unique per team
  • victory conditions are changed to 150 points and at least one completed planet & one completed space mission team and at least one completed mission per team member
 Day 2 / November 22nd 

Time:               11:00

Tournament:   Grand Prix

Format:           Standard Constructed with decklist (sign-in)

Rounds:          6 à 1h plus final confrontations

Entry fee:        15 EUR

Description:   

Pure standard constructed, decklist needed. Players are grouped in three categories (amateur, experienced, professional) based on their TrekCC Constructed rating (groups of equal size, in case of odd numbers a player is placed in the lower group). Top two of each group plus two best other players (wildcard) advance into final confrontation.

 

Time:               20:00

Tournament:   Grand Prix Finals

Format:           Standard Constructed with decklist

Rounds:          2 à 1h plus 1 without limit

Entry fee:        free, only for Grand Prix finalists

Description:   

Finalists may play with different decks than in main tournament, deklist needed. The players compete in the following fina confrontation rounds:

  • quarters finals (1h): players of same category (or wildcard) against each other
  • semi-finals (1h): winner professional against winner amateur & winner experienced against winner wildcard
  • final game without time limit: winners of semi-finals against each other
 The winner receives an original Necessary Evil foil uncut sheet! 

 

Time:               20:00

Tournament:   Orbital Shift

Format:           Standard Constructed (sign-in)

Rounds:          3 à 1h

Entry fee:        5 EUR

Description:   

Players use their normal decks but after a certain period of the tournament director announces a shift. Players then move one seat to the left (clockwise) and immediately continue to play with the deck at their new seat. Players and decks score points separately and players are finally ranked based on combined scores. This tournament is not valid for TrekCC rating.

 

Time:               20:00

Tournament:   First Edition Open

Format:           1E Open Constructed (sign-in)

Rounds:          3 à 1h

Entry fee:        5 EUR

Description:   

Purest original 1E gameplay without restrictions. Backwards-compatible cards are allowed.

 

Time:               24:00

Tournament:   Favor the Bold Draft

Format:           Draft (Dangerous Missions & Favor the Bold) (sign-in)

Rounds:          3 à 0.75h

Entry fee:        10 EUR

Description:   

Find out how STCCG’s newest expansion Favor the Bold feels like in a draft environment! Each player brings a Dangerous Missions foil pack and receives 4 draft boosters plus a third of a set of Favor the Bold (distributed randomly, FtB has to be returned to the TD). All material (except foil pack) is drafted in the order of set release.

 Day 3 / November 23rd 

Time:               12:00

Tournament:   Masters of the Universe (sign-in)

Format:           Random Affiliation Standard Constructed with decklist

Rounds:          5 à 1h

Entry fee:        15 EUR

Description:

For playing in this tournament you have to register in advance, decklist is needed. Each participants may use only one headquarters mission (or Caretaker’s Array) in his or her deck which is distributed at random. Players will get informed about their HQ mission at November 7th (or shortly after registration if doing so at a later time). Each HQ is distributed twice and players are ranked based on their affiliation’s performance. Players with same affiliation may not play against each other. The winning affiliation receives a Masters of the Universe trophy.