Showcase Challenge Weekend Events Arrive On Magic Online

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

Dark Confidant, illustrated by Scott M. Fischer

As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes for week 11 of Zendikar Rising on Magic Online.

Commander Legends

Commander Legends is now live on Magic Online.

Last Day for Kyle O’Neill’s Core Set Cube

This unique Cube features “features iconic cards from every core set on Magic Online, from Seventh Edition to Core Set 2021 (including Magic Origins).” View the full card list.

Chaos Draft: Masters Sets

As the title implies, this event is Chaos Draft format and features only the Masters sets listed below. This event is scheduled to run December 2 – 9.

  • Modern Masters
  • Modern Masters 2
  • Modern Masters 3
  • Eternal Masters
  • Iconic Masters
  • Masters 25
  • Ultimate Masters
  • Double Masters
  • Vintage Masters

Updated Alternative Play Schedule

  • November 25–December 2: Spotlight Cube Series returns: Kyle O’Neill’s Core Set Cube.
  • December 2–9: Chaos Draft: Masters Sets.
  • December 9–16: Supreme Draft: CHAOS! 
  • December 16–23: Supreme Draft: Vintage Cube.
  • December 23–January 13: Vintage Cube.
  • January 13–20: New Cube Spotlight Cube Series.
  • January 20–28: Vintage Masters Flashback.

Modern Super Qualifier Friday

Dec 4Modern2 PM PT40 MOCS Qualifier Points, 40 Event Tickets, or 400 Play Points

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.”

Saturday, December 5Standard6 AM PT
Modern8 AM PT
Vintage10 AM PT
Sunday, December 6Pioneer6 AM PT
Legacy8 AM PT
Zendikar Rising Sealed9 AM PT

2021 MOCS Season 1

The new 2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase season begins December 9. Players will have until that morning to use their Qualifier Points from Season 3 before they expire.

Preliminary Event Changes

The structure for Preliminary Events will be changing with the start of the 2021 MOCS Season 1 on December 9.

  • Number of rounds reduced from 5 to 4
  • Minimum players reduced from 16 to 12
  • Prize changes
    • 4 Wins – 600 Play Points, 40 QP
    • 3 Wins – 300 Play Points, 20 QP
    • 2 Wins – 150 Play Points, 10 QP
      • Treasure Chests will be awarded in Constructed
        • 4 Wins – 5 Treasure Chests
        • 3 Wins – 3 Treasure Chests
        • 2 Wins – 1 Treasure Chest

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:

2:05 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

Next Downtime

The next downtime is scheduled for January 27 at 9 AM PT until noon. This is to implement the launch of Kaldheim.

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.