MTG Modern Horizons Prerelease Weekend

Modern Hoizons is a new sort of set that will infuse the very popular Modern format with some new cards, and old favorites from Legacy.  Nobody quite know what to expect, which makes it a very intriguing release to be sure.  Join us for an entire weekend of Prerelease fun exploring this new set!  Here are the details:

When: There will be six Modern Horison Prerelease events over the weekend, in two formats (Draft & Sealed Deck)

Friday, June 7 – MIDNIGHT (Draft)

Saturday, June 8 – 9:00am (Sealed Deck), 2:30pm (Sealed Deck), 8:00pm (Draft)

Sunday, June 9 – 10:00am (Draft), 2:30pm (Draft)

Format: We will be hosting a mixture of 3 Round Booster Drafts & 4 Round Sealed Decks.

Entry Fee:

Sealed Deck: $85.00 // $80.00 for Stronghold Members // 16 Hero’s Rewards
Booster Draft:  $50.00 // $45.00 for Stronghold Members // 9 Hero’s Rewards

You Get: A number of Modern Horizons booster packs to make your deck (3 in a Booster Draft, 6 in a Sealed Deck).  All participants get a FREE Hero’s Reward card for each event they participate in.  Additionally there will be door prizes, delicious snacks from our friends at Hearty Hooligan, and more!

Prizes: We will add Modern Horisons packs into the prize pool based on participation (about 2.5 in Sealed and 2 in Draft per participant).  Each match (aka best of 3 round) a player wins will earn them a prize pack.  Additionally players who perform well will earn additional packs.  Players with a perfect record will earn an additional 4 Booster Packs.  Players who finish 3-1 in a Sealed Deck event will earn +1 Booster Pack as well.

Preorder Special:  Just like with the past number of sets when you preorder you’ll be able to pick up your booster box at the prerelease weekend, as well as a special Flusterstorm Buy-a-Box card!  Check out our Preorder Special for all the details!

MTG – FacetoFaceGames.com Hamilton Open Trial

Black Knight Games is very excited to be hosting a Face to Face Games Open Trial leading in to their big event in Hamilton this June.  Check out the details:

When: Sunday, June 16, 11:00am (Registration begins at 10am)

Entry Fee: $20.00

Format: Modern.  Competitive REL, we will have a judge on hand. 3-5 Swiss Rounds, Cut to Top 4/8 (depending on attendance).  There is a player cap, so please preregister to reserve your spot!

Prizes: Top player will win Free Entry ($40 value) and a 1st Round Bye at the FacetoFaceGames.com Hamilton Open!  There will also be a prize pool of $20 per participant (minus a few door prizes) that will be distributed to our Top 8 based on how they did.

Black Knight Games is very pleased to be partnering with Face to Face Games on this awesome event!  Join us on Jun 16, and then be sure to check out the main event the following weekend!

MTG: Planeswalker Weekend

The special Magic Weekend event that comes with War of the Spark is based on Planeswalkers (of course!).  Join us for a special Draft event where planewalkers will be the focus.

Time WipeWhen: Saturday, May 25, 12:00pm

Entry Fee: $30.00 -or- 6 Hero’s Rewards.  Stronghold Members receive a Hero’s Reward for participating.

Format: Our Planeswalker Weekend event will be just like normal drafts here with the exception that we will cut to a Top 8 after the first three rounds, and the Top 8 will draft a second time!

Additionally all planeswalker cards played during Planeswalker weekend may be cast with any colour mana!  That means that you can include all Planeswalkers that you draft in to your deck – that must be why the event is called that…

Prizes: Drafts will add 1.5 packs per player to a prize pool.  Prizes are distributed within the Top 8 apart from a pack that will be distributed to any play that missed the Top 8 because of tie-breakers.  Additionally, Wizards has provided us with a pair of promos: Karn’s Bastion, and a full art Time Wipe to pass out to all participants as well!

So join us to celebrate the set of the Planeswalker!

MTG Draft Weekend: War of the Spark

To celebrate the War of the Spark release weekend Black Knight Games will be running another special MEGA-SIZED Draft Weekend Event!

Bolas's CitadelWhen: Saturday, May 4, 12:00pm

Firing More Drafts: If there is demand we will fire additional drafts with the same format on-demand.

Entry Fee: $25.00 -or- 6 Hero’s Rewards.  Stronghold Members receive a Hero’s Reward for participating.

Prizes: Drafts will add 1.5 packs per player to a prize pool.  Prizes are distributed based on record, so all 3-0s receive the same prize as each other, all 2-1s receive the same prize, etc.  Additionally, Wizards has provided us with a special draft weekend promo Bolas’s Citadel to pass out to participants as well!

Format: Our Draft Weekend events will be just like normal drafts here, except participants will get 4 BOOSTER PACKS instead of 3 to draft with!

So join us to celebrate the climactic battle of Planeswalkers vs Nicol Bolas!

MTG War of the Spark Open House

Black Knight Games is pleased to be hosting another Open House, this time we be immersing ourselves in the climactic battle that is – War of the Spark!

Liliana's TriumphWhen: Sun, May 5, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Entry Fee: FREE!

Participants Get: At Open House, new players get a Welcome Deck, and a tutorial showcase of the game in an open-play environment, they also get a Full-Art Liliana’s Triumph promo if you play at least two games!

Bring a Friend: If you are an established Magic player, you are invited to participate to teach new players, and to bring your friends in who would like to try MTG!  Established players will also be given the promo card if they bring a new player with them, or are found to be helpful teachers to new players.

The Open House event  is a great event to get yourself comfortable with Magic: the Gathering.  Help us celebrate War of the Spark this release weekend by joining in the fun!

MTG Legacy Tournament MAY

Join us at the end of May for our monthly Legacy tournament!

Date: Sunday, May 26 2019, 3:00pm (Registration begins at 2pm)

Entry Fee:  $10.00 -or- 3 Hero’s Rewards

Format: Legacy, DCI Sanctioned, 4 Rounds, No Cut

Details:

    • No Proxies
    • Special Additional Prizes
    • Stronghold Members get a Hero’s Reward

Prizes:  2 Booster Packs are added to the Prize Pool for each participant and is spread evenly to participants based on record (all 4-0 get the same prize, all 3-1 get the same prize). Packs may be swapped for $5.00 in Store Credit.

So join us for a special extended-hours day of Legacy!

MTG War of the Spark Prerelease Weekend

The Planeswalkers converge on Ravnica in one final battle against Nicol Bolas in War of the Spark!  Join us for an entire weekend of Prerelease fun!  Here are the details:

When: There will be six regular War of the Spark Prerelease events over the weekend, as well as a Youth event on the Sunday!

Friday, April 26 – MIDNIGHT (Sealed Deck)

Saturday, April 27 – 9:00am (Sealed Deck), 2:30pm (Sealed Deck), 8:00pm (Two-Headed Sealed)

Sunday, April 28 – 10:00am (Sealed Deck), 3:30pm (Two-Headed Sealed)

Format: Sealed Deck (one event on Saturday and Sunday will be Sealed Two-Headed Giant), 4 Rounds

Entry Fee: $45.00 // $40.00 for Stronghold Members // 9 Hero’s Rewards

You Get: Everyone gets a Prerelease pack.  Prerelease Packs include six boosters of War of the Spark (every booster includes a Planeswalker!) and one foil promo card (could be any rare/mythic from the set), a countdown die, a checklist, and a box to hold it all.  All participants get a FREE Hero’s Reward card for each event they participate in. Additionally there will be door prizes, delicious snacks from our friends at Hearty Hooligan, and more fun.

Prizes: We will add three War of the Spark packs into the prize pool per participant.  Each match (aka best of 3 round) a player wins will earn them a prize pack.  Remaining packs (1 per person) are distributed among undefeated and 3-1 players (3-1 players get +1 pack, undefeated players split the rest, usually that means between 12-16 packs).  We will also randomly distribute a second Hero’s Reward for every 5 participants (including one to any winless players – which means everyone gets something!).

Youth Event: We have recently introduced the Knights of Blackwood Youth Program (to encourage our players ages 6-16 to participate in games), and we will be hosting a fun and casual MTG Prerelease event for our younger players on the same weekend!  Check out the Knights of Blackwood  War of the Spark Prerelease event for more details.

Preorder Special:  Just like with the past number of sets when you preorder you’ll be able to pick up your booster box at the prerelease weekend, as well as a special Tezzeret Buy-a-Box card!  Check out our Preorder Special for all the details!

MTG Youth Prerelease War of the Spark

The Knights of Blackwood is our FREE to join Youth Program.  Our goal is to provide great events for the younger players in the shop to participate in, and to that end we are very excited to bring you a Youth-Focused Prerelease event for Magic: the Gathering!

When: SUN, April 28, 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Entry Fee: $40.00 -or- 9 Hero’s Rewards

Event Details: This is a Prerelease Event, which means that you get cards from the new War of the Spark set a WEEK before they are released!  Participants will get packs, and build a deck at the event.  They will then play games with others and win prizes!  Play is open, but we will help players find opponents.

What You Get: All Participants will get a Prerelease Pack that includes 6 Booster Packs, a Dice, and a Foil Pomo Card (taken from the Rares/Mythic Rares of the set).  Additionally all participants will get an extra Booster Pack, and a Hero’s Reward for participating.  Lastly, all Knights of Blackwood members will get a free Knights of Blackwood Pet!

Adult Mentors: The Knights of Blackwood is a program for kids ages 6-16, however anyone can participate in this event.  If you are older than 16 years old, you will be a ‘mentor’ helping out the younger players with rules and being a good example of a good sport.  Mentors will get all the same rewards as younger players, except the Pets.

Prizes: Everyone that plays a game will earn another Ravnica Allegiance booster pack, and when you win your first match you earn another!  Combine that with the free pack you get for joining in and every player gets 3 packs!  Anyone that plays at least 3 matches will get another Hero’s Reward (and will get that third pack if they didn’t win any).

So join us and all the other cool kids for some Prerelease fun, at our Knights of Blackwood prerelease for Magic!

MTG War of the Spark Preorder Special

The next set of MTG, War of the Spark, is coming, and it is a dream of a set if you love planeswalkers – and who doesn’t?  Here are some great reasons you might want to jump on board our pre-order special:

Tezzeret, Master of the BridgeEarly Release:  Wizards has announced that War of the Spark booster boxes will have a special preorder perk – you will be able to get your boxes of boosters a week early during Prerelease Weekend – while supplies last (so pre-order if you can)!

War of the Spark Release Date: Friday, May 3
War of the Spark Box Early-Bird Pick Up: April 27-28

War of the Spark Exclusive Buy-a-Box Card:  On top of that you will get the Standard-Legal buy-a-box promo card which will be exclusively available as a buy-a-box card – there will be no other way to get it.  The card is ‘Tezzeret, Master of the Bridge‘, which may be the most exciting Buy-a-Box promo yet.  It will be limited to the first batch of people who order or buy a box of War of the Spark from Black Knight Games.

Booster Box Preorder Price: $159.99 (Reg $174.99) – Save some money off the regular price

Hero’s Rewards: When you pre-order before pre-release weekend you will also get 2 Hero’s Rewards!

Pay with Hero’s Rewards: Have you been saving up those Hero’s Rewards from the events you’ve been attending?  Well you can always trade us 40 Hero’s Rewards and get a booster box for free!  So you can take advantage of this special using Hero’s Rewards!

So get us those orders for your War of the Spark booster boxes in soon to guarantee yourself one of the early boxes, with buy-a-box promo and Hero’s Rewards, for a better price!

MTG Legacy Tournament

April  is Prerelease month, which bumps our April Legacy event in to the beginning of May – so join us on May 5th for our monthly Legacy Tournament!

Date: Sunday, May 5 2019, 3:00pm (Registration begins at 2pm)

Entry Fee:  $10.00 -or- 3 Hero’s Rewards

Format: Legacy, DCI Sanctioned, 4 Rounds, No Cut

Details:

    • No Proxies
    • Special Additional Prizes
    • Stronghold Members get a Hero’s Reward

Prizes:  2 Booster Packs are added to the Prize Pool for each participant and is spread evenly to participants based on record (all 4-0 get the same prize, all 3-1 get the same prize). Packs may be swapped for $5.00 in Store Credit.

So join us for a special extended-hours day of Legacy!