Ravnica Allegiance Pre-releases Jan. 19 & 20, 2019Posted by Brad on Oct 29th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Five Ravnica Allegiance pre-releases are set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20, at Worlds Away. After the 5:30 p.m. Friday Night Magic on the 18th, three pre-releases are scheduled for midnight. Entry is $32 and Allegiance packs will be awarded to the top four in each eight-person pod. If you pre-pay by store close on Thursday, Jan. 17, you’ll receive a free pack of deck protectors. The fourth goes at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. There will be door and feature match prizes each round, and Allegiance 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, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m., also with an entry of $32.
As well, stay tuned for the Ravnica Allegiance Open House Saturday, Jan. 12; draft weekend on Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 26 & 27; and Standard Showdowns on Feb. 9, 16 & 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, & April 6. During the weekend of the 19th & 20th, there will also be pre-release, casual sealed parties. And Ravnica Allegiance D&D Weekend is Feb. 16 & 17.
Guilds of Ravnica Magic LeaguePosted by Brad on Oct 17th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hello Pumpkins! The Guilds of Ravnica 60-card sealed league, at your friendly neighbourhood Worlds Away, runs until Nov. 2, then we’ll cut to top six, with playoffs ending by the 11th. Your competitors in the slugfest are: Richard Noels, Sean Blute, Adam Hobbs, Devin Purdy, Doug Flannigan, Ken Campbell, Anthony Bechard, Zach Sing, Dan Mackie, Clinton Prince, and yours truly, Brad Ashton-Haiste. But there’s still plenty of time to join the fray.
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.
After six rounds, the top eight players, out of a field of 44, were: Mohan Ni, Brandon Davis, Shawn Hooper, Les Miller, Brad Eaton, Matt Finch, Mark Dizon and Kevin Park. And Brandon Davis emerged the winner. Bravo!