MTG Arena + Mythic Championship = $750,000 in prize money! Welcome to Mythic Championship V in sunny Long Beach, California. A field of 32 MPL players and 36 Challengers are ready to test their mettle in a fight to win the second Mythic Championship on MTG Arena.
Where Can I Follow the Event?
For match by match updates, be sure to check the Magic Esports site regularly and follow @MagicEsports on Twitter and Wizards_Magic on Instagram. To stay in touch on social media, use the hashtag #MythicChampionshipV. And, of course, we will be streaming all the sweet action on twitch.tv/magic.
When Will Decklists Be Published?
We’ll post all 68 decks on October 14 with a complete analysis of the metagame coming from Magic Hall of Fame pro Frank Karsten.
Who Are the Casters?
- Sean “Day9” Plott: Host
- Maria Bartholdi: Desk Host
- Marshall Sutcliffe: Play-By-Play
- AliasV: Play-By-Play
- Paul Cheon: Expert
- Brian Kibler: Expert
- Cedric Phillips: Expert
- Becca Scott: Reporter
Who Is Playing?
The tournament is made up of 32 members of the MPL and 36 Challengers. MPL Core Split division winners Ben Stark, Lee Shi Tian, Seth Manfield, and Carlos Romão earned automatic advancement to Day Two.
|MTG Arena Handle||First Name||Last Name||Location|
|PVDDR||Paulo Vitor||Damo da Rosa||Brazil|
|leearson||Shi Tian||Lee||Hong Kong SAR|
|MTG Arena Handle||First||Last||Location|
|BLT||Breanna||Lee Tan||United States|
|edmvyrus||Miguel da Cruz||Simões||Portugal|
Learn more about each of the Challengers competing in Mythic Championship V and find your favorite to follow throughout the tournament.
What Is the Format?
Traditional Best of Three Standard Constructed across all three days.
Day One – Modified Swiss
Players battle it out in up to seven rounds on MTG Arena. 24 players will advance to Day Two. Players who earn five wins will automatically advance to Day Two. Players who lose four matches are eliminated. Tiebreakers among players with four wins will determine who makes it into the 24 players advancing.
Day Two – Modified Swiss
The Top 24 from Day One join the four Magic Pro League division champions from the Core Split in a seven round Swiss event. Only eight players will move on to Sunday.
Day Three – Top 8 Double-Elimination
Eight players compete in a true double-elimination tournament. In the Grand Finals, the winners from the Upper Bracket and Lower Bracket will face off. The player in the Lower Bracket must win two matches back-to-back in the Grand Finals to win the tournament.
Friday, October 18: 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT / 4 p.m. UTC
- Broadcast ends after the cut to Day 2 is made
Saturday, October 19: 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT / 4 p.m. UTC
- Broadcast ends after the Top 8 announcement
Sunday, October 20: 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT / 4 p.m. UTC
- Broadcast ends after the trophy ceremony
Can I Co-Stream the Event?
Following Twitch’s Content Sharing Guidelines, you can co-stream Mythic Championship V from twitch.tv/magic using OBS or XSplit. This allows anyone on Twitch to cover the event in their voice and with their community. To be clear, co-streamed content is not endorsed by Wizards, and we expect anyone who participates in co-streaming to follow Wizards’ Fan Content Policy.
Where Is the Event?
20434 S Santa Fe Ave
Long Beach, CA 90810
Mythic Championship V will be filmed on a closed set and is not open to the public.
How Much Money Can Be Won?
How Many Mythic Points Will Players Earn?
The race to the 2019 World Championship will come down to how many Mythic Points that Challengers and MPL players earn throughout the season. For Mythic Championship V, here’s how the points break down:
(*MPL Core Split division champions will earn at least 24 Mythic Points even if they finish outside Top 16 to ensure the minimum Mythic Points they earn matches the minimum Mythic Points earned by division champions from Mythic Championship III.)
Check out the latest MPL and Challenger Mythic Point standings to see who can pull ahead with an outstanding finish in Long Beach!