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The Fire Ball - A Toronto Old School M:tG Tournament

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206 Beverley St

206 Beverley Street

Toronto, ON M5T 1Z3

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Want to play games with 25 year old cardboard? Want to dress up, meet rad people, raise money for charity and win some cool prizes? Read on!

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Join us for a day of old school Magic: the Gathering gaming in downtown Toronto, just south of the University of Toronto campus. The venue is the upstairs ballroom of the Polish Combatants Hall, thus The Fire Ball. Since it is a ball, folks are encouraged (not required!) to come dressed up for the affair.

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Tournament Structure:

  • Eternal Central rules - https://www.eternalcentral.com/9394rules/
  • 60 card minimum decks, 1-15 card sideboard.
  • one proxy is allowed, a Chaos Orb
  • 1 Free mulligan, followed by London Mulligan
  • Structure is Swiss with a cut to top 4, time permitting.
  • 50 minutes per round.
  • Best of 3 games per round.
  • No draws. The win will go to the player with the fewest Strip Mines. If both players have the same number of Strip Mines, the game will be decided by Orb flips.
  • Side events will be available beginning after the third round.

Prize Structure:

  • Fire Ball Champion - Chronicles City of Brass signed by all attendees
  • Top Four of the Swiss
  • Player Signed Card for Each Attendee

Additional prizes will be awarded at the organizer’s discretion for:

  • Highest Placing UnPowered/Budget Deck
  • Spiciest Deck
  • Largest Fireball
  • Most game wins by Fireball
  • Farthest Traveled

Extra Fun Stuff & Side Events:

  • Orb Flip Contest
  • Auctions
  • Raffles Between Rounds
  • Goblin King and Sorceress Queen of the Ball
  • Side events (Alpha40, Revised 40, Baller 40, Two-Headed Giant, Sealed, etc.)

Charity:

All proceeds raised at the door and via side events, raffles, etc. will be donated to Free Grassy - http://freegrassy.net, a group of First Nations activists working to reclaim their land, water, health, and way of life 80 km north of Kenora, Ontario.

Bring With You:

  • Your Deck
  • Cash for entrance, cash bar, raffles, and side events. No ATM on site.
  • A Card for the Prize Pool
  • Dress Up (optional, but we’re in a ball room)

Rough Schedule:

10:30 am - Doors open, registration begins. We'll still be setting up, so you might be put to work, but it's also a good time to chat w/ one another, play some games, trade some cards, etc.

11:30 am - Round 1 Begins

2:30 pm - Break for Food

3:00 pm - Round 4 and Side Events Begin

7:30 pm - Prizes Awarded and Pack Up

8:00 pm - Get Out

Come prepared to have fun.

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206 Beverley Street

Toronto, ON M5T 1Z3

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