The SCG Tour is the worlds largest independent Magic: The Gathering tournament circuit. SCG Tour events include $20,000 Opens held in major US metropolitan areas, three $50,000 Invitationals for qualified players, and the year-end $50,000 Players Championship for an exclusive field of sixteen.
An Invitational is a three-day tournament for qualified players only. Each Invitational offers future Invitational slots to the top sixteen (16) finishers and awards $50,000 in cash prizes. Invitational winners earn a custom SCG token, a slot in the SCG Tours year-end Players Championship, and a qualification for the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour. Invitationals are held three times a year and feature live streaming video coverage.More about Invitationals
An Open is a two-day tournament open to all players. Each Open offers Invitational slots to the top eight (8) finishers and awards $20,000 in cash prizes. Opens are held in larger US metropolitan areas and feature live streaming video coverage.More about Opens
A Classic is a one-day tournament open to all players. Each Classic offers Invitational slots to the top four (4) finishers and awards Prize Wall tickets. Two Classics with different formats are held in conjunction with Open Weekends and Invitational Weekends on Sundays.More about Classics
A Regional Championship is a one-day tournament open to all players. Each Regional Championship offers Invitational slots to the top eight (8) finishers and awards $5,000 in cash prizes. Regional Championships are held on three weekends per year by SCG Tour-approved independent game stores.More about Regionals
The Players Championship is the SCG Tours year-end event, an invitation-only tournament awarding $50,000 in cash prizes. The sixteen-player field includes the defending champion, Invitational winners, and top SCG Point earners, with $20,000 going to first place.More about the Players' Championship
SCG Tour Events Overview
|Prizes||$50,000||$20,000||Prize Wall Tickets||$5,000||$50,000|
|Standard, Modern, Legacy||Standard, Modern, Legacy||Standard, Modern||Standard,
|Open to||Qualified Players||Everyone||Everyone||Everyone||Qualified Players|
|Entry Fee||Free||$50.00||$30.00||Varies (max $40)||Free|
Upcoming Events and Coverage Archive
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