Magic: the Gathering in the UK
The format for this tournament is more commonly known as "Reject Rare Draft", where each player receives three "Repacked" rare boosters containing 15 random rare cards, these are then drafted according to the usual rules for a Booster Draft.
Mark L. Gottlieb (Magic Rules Manager) details the format and goings on from three "Reject Rare Drafts" held at the Wizards of the Coast US offices on magicthegathering.com.
The prizes for this tournament will be all the lost property held by The Games Club at the conclusion of the tournament, plus any prizes unclaimed from tournaments held in 2009.
Upper Woburn Place
10:00am - Doors open
2:00pm - Tournament starts
11:00pm - Doors close
Limited: Booster Draft
Product: 3 x "Repacked" Rare Boosters
Pairings: Modified Swiss
Computer Moderated (DCI Reporter v3)
£2.50 + 45 x different rare cards from any combination of sets
All lost property held by The Games Club at the conclusion of the tournament, plus any unclaimed prizes from 2011.
Limited: Booster Draft (8 players, single elimination)
Product: 3 x Innistrad Boosters
Entrance Fee: £13.00
Prize: 12 x Innistrad Boosters (5 - 3 - 2 - 2)
JUDGES & ADMINISTRATION
*** SPECIAL OFFER ***
45 x random rare cards = £7.50.
Magic Mad House
Telephone: 07921 369 184
FOOD AND DRINK
Fully licensed bar open all day.
Hot and cold food is readily available within the immediate area.
Outside food and drink may be consumed within this venue.
Please, supply the full name and DCI number for all people wishing to pre-register, places cannot be reserved via the online form without this information. If a player doesn't have a DCI number or it is unknown please use the email address below.
Telephone: 07958 224 084 (mobile)
SMS: 07958 224 084
Telephone: 07958 224 084 (mobile)
SMS: 07958 224 084
NEAREST UNDERGROUND STATIONS
Euston - Northern Line (Charing Cross Branch and Bank Branch) and Victoria Line - 5 minutes
Euston Square - Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line and Metropolitan Line - 10 minutes walk
Goodge Street - Northern Line (Bank Branch) - 10 minutes
Russell Square - Piccadilly Line - 10 minutes walk
Warren Street - Northern Line (Charing Cross Branch) and Victoria Line - 10 minutes walk
Holborn - Central Line and Piccadilly Line - 15 minutes
King's Cross - Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line (Bank Branch) and Piccadilly Line - 15 minutes
Tottenham Court Road - Central Line and Northern Line (Charing Cross Branch) - 20 minutes
DIRECTIONS FROM EUSTON UNDERGROUND AND MAINLINE STATION
Leave via the front of the mainline station.
Cross both Euston Station Colonnade and Euston Square.
Walk through Euston Square Gardens and turn left onto Euston Road.
Take the first right into Upper Woburn Place.
The entrance to the hotel is halfway along the block on the left.
DIRECTIONS FROM RUSSELL SQUARE UNDERGROUND STATION
Turn left out of the station.
Turn right at the traffic lights.
The entrance to the hotel is halfway along the second block on the right.
NEAREST RAILWAY STATIONS
Euston - 5 minutes walk
St Pancras - 10 minutes walk
Kings Cross - 15 minutes walk
7, 10, 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 188, 205, 253, 390, 476 and X68 - 5 to 10 minutes walk.
Airbus Route A2 – 5 to 10 minutes walk
Night Bus N5, N7, N10, N20, N73, N91 and N253 – 5 to 10 minutes walk
FREE parking is readily available on single yellow lines from 1:30pm.
There is a limited amount of parking available at meters and pay & display bays, prior to 1:30pm and costs from 20p for 3 minutes.
There is underground car park available at the nearby Royal National Hotel. The cost of parking at the hotel starts at £4 (2 hours) and goes up to £17 (24 hours).
The charge does NOT apply at weekends.
The £10 daily Congestion Charge zone covers most of central London, including the venue used by The Games Club. The congestion charge applies from 7.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public Holidays.
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Tel: +44 020 7278 7871
Fax: +44 020 7837 4653
Since 1837, we have offered visitors to Central London a good standard of accommodation and exceptional value for money.
Our six hotels, all located in Bloomsbury, are a short walk from the British Museum, Oxford Street and London’s Theatreland, making them an ideal base to explore Central London and beyond.
The room rates are all inclusive, with no hidden extras, yet standards are not compromised. This value is not just confined to the rooms, but all the bars, cafés and restaurants, too.
Whichever Imperial London Hotel you stay in, you have access to all the group’s facilities – car parking, sightseeing tours, bars, restaurants, bowling alley, health spa, shops, bureau de change, and a good deal more.
Health Club and garage at supplementary charge.
All Rooms have private bath, shower, TV and radio (excluding County).
Prices from £43.00 (single at County Hotel) to £111.00 (triple at Royal national Hotel) per room.
Generator Hostel London
37 Tavistock Place
Tel: +44 (0)20 7388 7666
Fax: +44 (0)20 7388 7644
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Prices from £15.00 per person (8 / 12 person dormitory) to £50.00 per person (1 person private room).