Magic Online Champions Showcase Returns

Check out the updates and new events coming this week to Magic Online!

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As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes coming with week two of Core Set 2021 to Magic Online.

Showcase Challenge Weekend

This weekend, players will be able to redeem 40 Qualifier Points (QPs) to enter the Magic Online Champions Showcase (MOCS). The MOCS are “linked events designed to highlight the best players on Magic Online each season, culminating in the Champions Showcase and its prize pool of $70,000 and a Players Tour Finals invitation.”

You can view the schedule of events below.

Saturday, July 11Standard6 AM PT
Modern 8 AM PT
Vintage10 AM PT
Sunday, 12 July Pioneer 6 AM PT
Legacy8 AM PT
Core Set 2021 Sealed9 AM PT

Vintage Cube

Beginning July 1 and running through July 29, players can enjoy the Vintage Cube on Magic Online. This unique Cube is “overflowing with iconic cards from Magic‘s almost 27-year history.”

Elspeth, Knight-ErrantElspeth, Sun’s Nemesis
Shark TyphoonArcane Artisan
Heartless ActUltimate Price
Soul-Scar MageJackal Pup
Lukka, Coppercoat OutcastUnderworld Breach
Terror of the PeaksRekindling Phoenix
Vivien, Monsters’ AdvocateGarruk, Primal Hunter
CultivateKodama’s Reach
Elder GargarothWilderness Reclamation
Yorion, Sky NomadGeist of Saint Traft
Fiend ArtisanGarruk, Cursed Huntsman

View the full cube card list.

Format Challenges

Format Challenges are scheduled to run every weekend for the foreseeable future and are the “first step to qualifying for Premier Play.” The schedule for upcoming Format Challenges can be found below:

12:00 AM Vintage Challenge
2:00 AMPauper Challenge 
4:00 AMLegacy ChallengeModern Challenge
6:00 AMStandard ChallengePioneer Challenge
8:00 AMModern ChallengeLegacy Challenge
10:00 AMVintage ChallengePauper Challenge
2:00 PMPioneer ChallengeStandard Challenge

The next downtime will be on July 29 at 9 AM. All times listed are Pacific time (UTC-7).

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.