MTG Reveals Dates of Last Mythic Championship for 2019

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  • Last Mythic Championship arriving in December
  • MTG to award $750,000 in prize pools
  • The event wraps one year of MTG esports

Magic: The Gathering’s last Mythic Championships in 2019 will take place in Long Beach, Los Angeles on December 6.

Magic: The Gathering’s Last Mythic Championship for 2019

Magic: The Gathering’s Mythic Championships will conclude with one final event held at Long Beach, Los Angeles in Standard Constructed on MTG Arena on December 68. This will mark a whole year of MTG competitions that paid out a collective prize pool of $10 million, as part of a broad initiative launched by Wizards of the Coast to place the game alongside Hearthstone in terms of esports potential.

Having been the defining collectible card game released since 1993, the latest efforts of developers have taken MTG to an entirely new competitive level online. So far as the event goes, it coincides the Throne of Eldraine set and the event will offer $750,000 in prize money. You will be able to watch the event in its entirety directly on MTG’s Twitch channel.

1993, the latest efforts of developers have taken MTG to an entirely new competitive level online. The event will coincide with the Throne of Eldraine set and the event will offer $750,000 in prize money. You will be able to watch the event in its entirety directly on MTG’s Twitch channel.

MTG Mythic Championship Synthesis:

  • Date: December 6 – 8
  • City: Long Beach, Los Angeles
  • Format: Standard Constructed
  • Prize pool: $750,000
  • Participants: 64
  • Watch: Twitch

Meanwhile, MTG has been featured on Twitch Rivals, but the game is still to break into the list of most watched titles of the month, according to data pulled off from ESC Charts. MTG did make it into the 10 most watched esports games of June, though, based on Newzoo’s “Most Watched Games on Twitch & YouTube” tracker.

Format, Day Schedule and Rewards

As to the event itself, the Championship will be played in Modified Swiss format during the first two days and that will be replaced by double elimination on the third day. A total of 64 players will get a chance to compete. Out of these, only 24 will be allowed to continue onto day two. The finals will be played by only three players on day three, and the winner will claim $100,000 in ready cash and 50 Mythic Points.

All participants will claim a small share of the pool as well, according to the following prize pool distribution:

  • 2nd place – $50,000/43 Mythic Points
  • 3rd place – $30,000/37 Mythic Points
  • 4th place – $20,000/37 Mythic Points
  • 5th – 8th place – $12,000/32 Mythic Points
  • 9th – 28th place – $10,000 with Mythical Points ranging between 24 and 17
  • 24th – 68th place – $7,500 and 11 Mythical Points

Besides, players and fans have a lot to look forward to even now. The second split kicks off tomorrow, August 3, and it will run through September 7. The MCV Core Set 2020 will launch on October 18 and run through October 20. Then, MCVI will take place Richmond from November 8 through November 10 at Traditional Standard.

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