Thanksgiving Magic Modern Shootout Oct. 8Posted by Brad on Sep 20th, 2018 | 0 Comments
On Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 8, grab your modern Magic deck, head on down to Worlds Away and sling some cards. Entry to the shootout is $5, play begins at 12 noon, and the prize pool includes: a Cursed Scroll, a Sword of Fire & Ice, store credit, and promo foils.
Sixteenth PPTQ Sunday, Nov. 11Posted by Brad on Sep 7th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Worlds Away’s sixteenth Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., at the store. Entry is $20, deck lists are required, and the format will be standard. Registration runs from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., play will commence at 11 a.m., and Level Two Judge Rick Miles will oversee play. There will be door and feature match prizes each round. There’s plenty of free Sunday parking on the street and in the lot behind the store, and there are several restaurants within walking distance.
Guilds of Ravnica Pre-releases Sept. 29 & 30Posted by Brad on Jul 25th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Five Guilds of Ravnica pre-releases are set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29 and 30, at Worlds Away. After the 5:30 p.m. Friday Night Magic on the 28th, three pre-releases are scheduled for midnight. Prizes will be awarded to the top four in each pod. If you pre-pay by store close on Thursday, Sept. 27, the entry is $30 — two dollars less — and you’ll receive a free pack of deck protectors. The fourth goes at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 and entry is $32. There will be door and feature match prizes each round, and Guilds of Ravnica packs will be awarded to those that finish in the top eight or 16, depending on attendance. The fifth and final pre-release is set for Sunday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m., also with an entry of $32.
As well, stay tuned for the Guilds of Ravnica Open House Saturday, Sept. 22; draft weekend on Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7; and Showdowns on Oct. 20 & 27, Nov. 3, 17 & 24, & Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. During the weekend of the 29th & 30th, there will also be pre-release, casual sealed parties. From Nov. 9-11, Guilds of Ravnica D&D will make an appearance at Ravnica weekend.
Magic Core 2019 League UnderwayPosted by Brad on Jul 20th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hello Pumpkins! The Magic Core 2019 60-card sealed league, at your friendly neighbourhood Worlds Away, runs until Aug. 5, then we cut to top six, with playoffs ending by the 12th. Your competitors in the slugfest are: Richard Noels, Sean Blute, Adam Hobbs, Matt Powers, Devin Purdy, Doug Flannigan, Spencer Cartier, Ken Campbell, Rick Miles, Alex Miles, Dakota Johnson, Mike Nolet, Anthony Bechard and yours truly, Brad Ashton-Haiste. But there’s still plenty of time to join the fray. Last month’s champion was Dick Christmas.
Anthony Bechard and Richard Noels were ranked first and second respectively, and received quarterfinal byes. In the first round, Sean Blute faces Doug Flannigan and Adam Hobbs faces yours truly. Then four will head to the semis. Cheers!
Update! Adam Hobbs defeated the Dougernaut in the final!