Ixalan Prerelease

For centuries, the untamed jungles have hidden a coveted secret: Orazca, the city of gold. But no secret can remain undiscovered, and no treasure can be taken uncontested. Unfurl your sails, saddle up a dinosaur, and battle your rivals as you embark on a journey to claim the plane’s greatest fortune for yourself on Ixalan!

Join GameKnight on September 23 & 24 to celebrate our look at the plane ripe for exploration and skulduggery. Throughout the weekend we will be running sealed deck events. Preregister before September 22 ($35) or pay at the door ($40).

During each event players will receive a prerelease kit containing:

  • 6 Boosters of Ixalan
  • 1 Randomized, date-stamped, premium promo card, drawn from any rare or mythic in the set
  • 1 Spindown life counter

From the pool of cards contained therein, players build a 40 card deck. Players are paired to duel other participants in a Swiss round tournament for a chance at winning Ixalan boosters, a playmat and a trophy!

Do You Like a Challenge?

Enter our midnight tournament or Saturday main event for a chance at big prizes!

Friday night at Midnight and Saturday morning at 10:00 am GameKnight will run tournaments with playmats and boosters split among the top 8 players. First place will receive a trophy, and at the Saturday 10:00 am Main Event we guarantee first place at least a full booster box of Ixalan!

Not everthing goes to the best though. after round 4, all players who are still in the tournament who did not make top 8 will be entered into the “shuffle.” That means the tournament organizer will open a number of boosters, shuffle them up and deal out a few card to each person. Even if you come in last place, you could win big! There will even be a couple of Ixalan messenger bags given to a lucky player in the shuffle and a 6-foot Ixalan playmat to a player chosen at random from everybody in the tournament!

Or Do You Prefer to Just Play Casually?

Enter one of our four casual events to meet other Magic players and maybe win a few boosters as well!

Each of the casual tournaments will be exactly 4 rounds, and you will receive 1 booster for each match you win. With prizes spread out so evenly among all players, the focus is on enjoying your games and having fun. These events will be run on Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

Preregistration: $35 | At the door: $40

Booster Box Bonus! – Each booster box of Ixalan you pre-purchased at the time of preregistration saves another $5.00 off the pre-registration cost of the pre-release. Pre-purchase a full case (six booster boxes) and get your pre-release free (a $35.00 value!).

Multiple Pre-Releases: Preregister for multiple main events and save $5.00 off each event’s entry fee beyond the first.

Event Schedule

Saturday

Midnight Sealed

Location: GameKnight Games and Cool Stuff (726 Osborne Street)

Prize Structure

  • Maximum 4 rounds
  • Ranking-based prizing
  • Trophy
  • Prize Shuffle

10:00 am – Main Event Sealed

Location: Churchill Park United Church (525 Beresford Avenue)

Prize Structure

Prize boosters awarded to each place in top eight depending upon the total players in the tournament.

   

  • 4 rounds then cut to top 8
  • Ranking-based prizing
  • Guaranteed booster box for 1st place! (or more if attendance allows)
  • Trophy
  • Prize Shuffle

1:00 pm – Main Casual Sealed

Location: Churchill Park United Church (525 Beresford Avenue)

Did you open a mediocre pool in the main event, or perhaps just got terrible luck? Did you miss the 10:00 am start time, or do you just want a fun casual experience? Enter the Main Drop Casual Sealed event and get another chance to win a few boosters!

Only $30 if you dropped from the Main Competitive Event!

  • Late entries allowed
  • Guaranteed to be 4 rounds
  • Win 1 booster per match win

6:00 pm – Casual 2-Headed Giant Sealed

Location: Churchill Park United Church (525 Beresford Avenue)

Grab a friend and test your skills against other teams in 2-headed Giant!

Each team receives two Ixalan prerelease kits and builds two 40+ card decks from the twelve boosters and two promos contained therein. Teammates sit next to each other, playing at the same time. Teammates play their phases together and share a life total starting at 30. Each round consists of only one game.

  • Late entries allowed
  • Guaranteed to be 4 rounds
  • Win 2 boosters per team per match win

Sunday

1:00 pm – Casual Sealed

Location: GameKnight Games and Cool Stuff (726 Osborne Street)

  • Late entries allowed
  • Guaranteed to be 4 rounds
  • Win 1 booster per match win

6:00 pm – Casual Sealed

Location: GameKnight Games and Cool Stuff (726 Osborne Street)

  • Late entries allowed
  • Guaranteed to be 4 rounds
  • Win 1 booster per match win